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"WORLD NEWS"
HIGHLIGHTS Of The WFQHA

2007 World Show Schedule

Make plans now to attend the 8th annual WFQHA World Show to be held in Columbia, MO at the Midway Expo Center, September 20-25, 2007. The WFQHA has focused the World Show dates, once again, around the weekend so it is more convenient for our members' work and school schedules. For more information…click on the "2007 World Show" link.

2006 World Showcase Photo Galleries

The WFQHA is proud to offer "2006 World Showcase Photo Galleries" as a new website feature to further showcase WFQHA registered horses. Feel free to browse the many photo galleries for highlights of the 2006 World Show. Go to the "2006 World Show" link for complete results and photo galleries.

2006 World Show images made available by Kelly Meadows Photography. Attention World Show exhibitors and/or horse owners…if you need to contact Kelly to special order more photos then just email meadows@fidnet.com .

The WFQHA Would Like To Publicly Thank All The Volunteers, Show & Event Personnel For Conducting "The World's Greatest Show On Earth!"

A special Thank You goes out to the Volunteers, Show and Event Personnel of the 2006 World Show. You're dedication and professionalism is truly a testament that we can all be proud of now and hereafter when folks reminisce about the good ole World Show of 2006. These are the folks, who for 6 days, made the show such a success!!

Judge Jerry Murphy, Wisconsin
Judge Dennis Cappel, Missouri
Ring Steward Konnie Kay Brooks, Missouri
Ring Steward Marsha Harrell, Kansas
Announcer Tommy Thompson, Missouri
National Anthem Performer Linda Sue Goodwin, Maine
DJ Music Provided By Dennis & Melissa Brown, Missouri
Official World Show Photographer Kelly Meadows, Missouri
Show Management By WFQHA
Midway Expo Center Facility Manager C.W. Adams & Crew

Volunteers With Hearts Of Gold - One Of The Many Treasures Of Our World!!

Volunteers with hearts of gold - one of the many treasures of our World!! Volunteers were many… they would step up to the gate and fill in when needed. You could find stockmen doing jobs such as helping "out back" sorting cattle and flagging the roping to name a few. Other volunteers handed out ribbons, helped with paperwork in the show office and/or maybe were found bringing food to other volunteers and as any good volunteer does…without needing to be asked first. In the WFQHA, we are blessed with so many wonderful people!! Whether it was just for a short while or throughout the entire week, your contributions were greatly appreciated!! Volunteers, you know who you are…Thank You, Thank You, Thank You. Your WFQHA family takes our hats off to you on a job well done.

World Show "Traditions of Family, Friends & Foundation Quarter Horses" Camaraderie At It's Finest!!

At the WFQHA, it makes a heart happy to see the many displays of positive sportsmanship displayed between exhibitors. We truly have the best exhibitors in the world showcasing their WFQHA registered horses at the World Show!! It's pretty exciting to see when fellow exhibitors are helping with tack changes, lending a rulebook to their neighbor that's horseback next to them and/or helping turn back cattle when needed. These are just a few of the many personal reasons why members keep wanting to come back to the WFQHA World Show. In a world where folks are busy making a living, raising their families and of course their Foundation Quarter Horses…it's gratifying to know that many of our new members feel that they have stepped back in time to a simpler lifestyle just like the good ole days. For the members who keep coming back year after year, we salute you, thank you for leading by example, exemplifying the finest in camaraderie. The World Show week is truly a wonderful atmosphere where WFQHA Foundation Quarter Horse Breeders, Competitors and Enthusiasts come together because of these multi-talented equine athletes. Everyone goes home knowing they are part of the WFQHA Family!!

Friendly Reminders


There's still time to sign up for great awards in 2006...

Any WFQHA member can sign up for the Horseback Riding Program at any time throughout the year. There are 3 youth divisions, 1 seniors (50 and over), 1 amateur and 1 open division. Get started on a rewarding experience for you and/or your family!! Click on the Horseback Riding Program link for more information.

Stallion owners, sign up today!! It's never too early to start booking your 2007 season. Email the WFQHA for complete details of website advertising opportunities.

If you would like to apply for a Board of Director position with the WFQHA then please send a resume and a letter stating your intentions. Remember to include how long you have been a member of the WFQHA and what you have personally done to promote the WFQHA as a member and what volunteerism you have already been associated with concerning the WFQHA. Also, include short and long term goals for the WFQHA.

The WFQHA website's international broadcasting medium will bring the WFQHA, its Breeders and Competitors the best exposure possible for the WFQHA Foundation Quarter Horse. In the past, we always tried to offer the members "direct" membership benefits such as printed news publications and rulebooks. We'll still offer these benefits…they'll just be available online in a user-friendly format instead. The WFQHA is exploring a "World Of Possibilities" and in 2006 the WFQHA started exploring some of these newer forms of technology that are proving themselves as being worthy forms of communications while at the same time advertising and marketing in a mass media format.

**Brand New** WFQHA Business Directory. Email the WFQHA today for more details!!

At the WFQHA; it's a "Grassroots" sponsorship campaign that brings our World Show to life!! If you and/or your business would like to be a sponsor of the WFQHA World Show then just email us for more information. Thank~You in advance for any and all 2007 World Show contributions!!


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