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2019 QH Congress Dates Stay the Same; Move Up a Week In 2020!

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Quarter Horse Congress stays on same dates for 2019; Moves up one week in 2020
 
October 1 – 27, 2019
September 22 – October 18, 2020

The dates for the 53rd annual All American Quarter Horse Congress, held October 1 – 27, 2019, have been set by the Ohio Quarter Horse Association. The dates for the 2020 Congress have moved up one week to take place from September 22 – October 18, 2020.

The decision is based in large part on increasing the window between the Congress and the AQHA World Show. In the past, these shows have been back-to-back with very few days in between to recover and prepare for the Open/Amateur AQHA World Show. In 2018, there were three days in between the shows. The new date implementation will take effect in 2020 in hopes that exhibitors and attendees will have time to plan accordingly.

OQHA Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Scott Myers, discusses the reason for the change. “The schedule right now presents some challenges with the AQHA Open/Amateur World Show, forcing exhibitors to get ready and compete at the two premier shows in the country without much time to recover and rest their horses. We consider the welfare of our horses the utmost priority, and we believe this will be beneficial to our show and the industry as a whole.”

This change will increase the window of time needed in between the Congress and the World Show for exhibitors to better prepare with a longer recovery period. This year’s Congress will continue to be held October 1 -27, 2019 and the date change will be implemented in 2020.

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