NOTICE: 2011 Board of Directors Election Ends at Midnight Tomorrow!
Watch your mail for voting instructions for the 2011 Board of Directors Election and Bylaw Amendments. You will be receiving the proposed Bylaw amendments, candidate statements and your log-in and password details by first class mail. Remember, all voting takes place online. Voting closes at midnight on October 20, 2011.
World Appaloosa Sale
Prospective buyers will gather October 26, 2011 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas, to view quality Appaloosas up for auction in the 2011 World Appaloosa Sale, held in conjunction with the prestigious 2011 World Championship Appaloosa Show.
The highly anticipated annual event, hosted by the Appaloosa Horse Club (ApHC), was comprised of several sales, including the Yearling Incentive Sale, the Broodmare Incentive Sale and the Select Appaloosa Sale.
Download the World Appaloosa Sale catalog online at www.appaloosa.com.
Lights, camera, action!
See your name on the big screen in the John Justin Arena at the 2011 World Show. Use pictures or video clips to advertise your business, stallion, sale horses, training facilities and wins!
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, (208) 882-5578 ext. 235.
2011 Appaloosa World Live Webcast Commercial Advertising
The new live streaming video webcast from the 64th National Appaloosa Show/2011 World Youth Show had 111,431 views and 74,588 of those were unique viewers! We are pleased to be bringing you the webcast commercial advertising options as an effective way to get your farm, stallions, breeding program and services in front of over 74 thousand people at the 2011 World Show! We have several options available. Our proven track record is documented by our advertisers who continue to participate in the world show webcast. Call today to arrange your 60 second spot!
Contact: Juli at Mustang Productions, email@example.com (940) 243-5124.
The 2011 World Network
The 2011 World Championship Appaloosa Show's World Network, home for World Show daily news, class results, and show fun, will be all online this year! The Network, proudly sponsored and hosted by Appaloosa Journal, will provide news updates on award winners and other happenings, daily video clips and candid images from around the show, up-to-date class results, and information about the show and Fort Worth area. The Internet Cafe will be available again this year to make it possible for those at the show to view the Network daily.
Be sure to keep a close watch on www.appaloosajournal.com for the Network starting October 21.
Preview the World Sale Horses
Consigners will showcase their horses' talents to potential buyers on October 25, 2011. The sale preview will begin at the conclusion of the day's classes, tentatively scheduled for 6 p.m. in the Watt Arena.
View the consignment form and sale details by clicking here.
Stallion Service Auction
The third annual Stallion Service Auction will take place during the 2011 World Show. Online bidding will be available. Bidding begins Friday, October 21, and ends at noon October 29. If there are any unsold services, the auction will re-open November 1 and continue through January 31, 2011. Visit the website to view the stallion showcase and more information.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, (208) 882-5578 ext. 235.
Fill your stallion's book FAST!
Appaloosa Journal offers reasonably-priced advertising packages to help get your stallion booked for 2011! Don't miss the opportunity to advertise your stallion for LOW prices during the time of year when mare-owners are searching the most for a perfect match for their mares.
Click here to put your stallion on the road to success!
The holidays are fast approaching, whether we like it or not! Now is the time to think about showing off your products for holiday shoppers in the December issue of Appaloosa Journal. We have very low prices for this special sectionit's an opportunity you don't want to miss!
Click here for more information on advertising in the Appaloosa Holiday Gift Guide.
Hall of Fame
Deadline to submit your nomination for the ApHC Hall of Fame is fast approachingOctober 31, 2011.
The Appaloosa Horse Club Hall of Fame was established in 1986 to recognize the unique contributions and positive impact individual horses and people have made on the ApHC. Each year, the ApHC Board of Directors votes on nominations received from the ApHC membership to determine which horses and people will be inducted. Since 1986, the ApHC Hall of Fame has been expanded to include Racing and Trail, and now consists of over 200 inductees.
Review Hall of Fame inductees or download the nomination package here www.appaloosa.com or contact Hall of Fame Coordinator at (208) 882-5578 ext. 274 or e-mail email@example.com.
Expand your membership roster
Help your regional club's membership grow with a free mailing list from the ApHCa great way to locate Appaloosa owners who might be interested in joining your club. An officer of the regional club must request the list.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, (208) 882-5578 ext. 235.
It's easy to update your phone number!
With cell phones being so popular, many people are moving away from land lines completely. If you no longer have a land line, or if you prefer to have the ApHC contact you by cell phone when necessary, please contact us to verify that we have your correct phone number on file. An update is easy! Just call us at 208.882.5578 ext. 500 and we'll make sure your phone number is immediately updated!
AVOID RUSH FEES
In these times of financial difficulty, the ApHC wants to do everything we can to alleviate extra expense for our members! With futurity season upon us, it is important that your Appaloosa's paperwork be up-to-date! Is your Appaloosa registered, transferred, advanced, or entered in the Performance Permit program? We don't want you to have to pay a RUSH fee in order to have your registration work completed in time for your futurity!
While turn-around time varies based on a number of variables, the ApHC suggests an allowance of six to eight weeks for registration work completion. Please contact us at least ten days prior to your show date to be certain your work will not require a RUSH payment to be completed in time. Hopefully you will be pleasantly surprised to find your processed work in your mailbox earlier than predicted! But, as the saying goes, better safe than sorry. We look forward to receiving your registration work!
ATTENTION STALLION OWNERS
It's not too early to file your 2011 Stallion Breeding Report!
If your stallion was used for ApHC breeding purposes in 2011, it's
not too early to take advantage of on-time fees for filing stallion
breeding reports; $25 plus $5 per mare. Avoid paying late filing
charges and have your stallion breeding report postmarked
by November 30, 2011. Late reports, postmarked after November
30, will be charged a late filing fee of $30 in addition to on-time
filing fees. Stallion breeding reports are available at www.appaloosa.com.
For additional information about how easy it is to file an annual
Stallion Breeding Report, see Registration Q & A in the October
issue of Appaloosa Journal.
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