KQHA Members Honored At Awards Banquet
Several KQHA members received special awards at the annual meeting held at Tallgrass Country Club in Wichita on January 17th.
Past President Craig Cole was awarded the AQHA Most Valuable Professional Horseman award.
This award is given to a member of the Professional Horsemans Association who provides exemplary service to both AQHA and the state affiliate during the course of the y ear.
The amateur association awarded Roberta and Denny Jaye their volunteer of the year award for their many years of serivce to the association. Outgoing President Sue Nickel presented Roberta a portrait of the family dogs painted by Laurel Holladay.
The youth awarded Cecil Hashenberger their volunteer of year award for assisting at all of the shows with arena setup whether asked or not. His assistance was valuable to keeping the shows running in a timely manner.
The final special award of the afternoon was the Sportsmanship Award for the youth. This years winner is Regan Mosier.
The open association awarded their volunteer of the year award to John Rose. John has volunteered his time to the Prairie Classic since it's inception as a ring steward saving us thousands of dollars.
Hotel and Camping Information
Wyndham Garden Hotel Oklahoma City Airport is offering Prairie Classic exhibitors a special rate for the horse show. Click on this link to take advantage of this rate:
2101 South Meridian Ave - Oklahoma City, OK 73108
VIP camping in front of the barns is $60/night.
The RV Park, located on the southwest corner of State Fair Park, provides convenient and affordable accommodations for event guests. The RV Park is most easily accessible by entering State Fair Park through Gate 5 off May Avenue.
RV Park Office:
RV Park Location:
200 Land Rush Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Rental Rates and Information
- More than 330 spaces
- Handicap accessible
- 50 Amp Service - $25 Per Night
- 30 Amp Service - $20 Per Night
- Two dump stations
- Restrooms and showers
- First-come, first-served – No Reservations Accepted
Prairie Classic Additional Hotel DiscountEmbassy Suites - (405) 682-6000
1815 South Meridian
Oklahoma City, OK 73108
$125.00 (1-4 persons in a suite)
Two room suite - Complimentary breakfast buffet - Complimentary two hour evening reception
Complimentary wireless HSIA - Complimentary local calls
To receive discounted rate; reservations must be made by no later than January 29, 2015.
It's Time To Renew Your Membership
All memberships expire on January 31st.
Reminder: Membership dues must be paid prior to the show that you want points to begin at. In order for points to count, both the exhibitor and owner of the horse/horses must be paid. Open
points are kept on the horses; amateur &
youth on the horse rider combination.
Youth have additional requirements to fulfill for eligibility.
Photos courtesy of the Wright Focus(www.wrightfocus.com)