Make a note of these important dates associated with your ARHPA membership:
January — Join or renew your membership in ARHPA.
April 2 — deadline to nominate a deserving candidate for ARHPA Hall Of Fame
May 21 – 22 –– ARHPA Horse Show, our signature show for roadster horses and ponies; held at Mercer County Fairgrounds, Harrodsburg, Ky.
June 4 — deadline to nominate a Standardbred roadster to the added-prize money USTA Roadster Classic to be competed at Kentucky State Fair World’s Championship Horse Show, in August, in Louisville, Ky.
June 15 — deadline for ARHPA to receive your ballot to select the inductee(s) of the ARHPA Hall Of Fame. Adult members will have received an emailed link to an online voting form.
June 18 — deadline for late entry of a Standardbred roadster to the USTA Roadster Classic.
July 1 — deadline for nomination for Jennifer C. Robertson Sportsmanship Award
July 6 — deadline to enter the USTA Roadster Classic at the Kentucky State Fair World’s Championship Horse Show (please note that other requirements apply; consult the KSF WCHS Prize List & Premium Book for details.)
July 15 — Class 107, Thursday evening, at the Lexington Junior League Horse Show, held at the Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, Ky.: The Mid-Ohio Memorial Day Trotters Sale Roadster Challenge, with $25,000 in added prize money! Show begins at 7:30 p.m. General admission is $5; children under 6 attend free. Or, watch online at RichfieldVideo.com.
August 1 — deadline to apply for one of two each $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to deserving young enthusiasts
August 21 (Kentucky Expo Center, South Wing, B107-B108) — ARHPA Annual Membership Meeting, held at Freedom Hall, Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky. (during Kentucky State Fair World’s Championship Horse Show) Note: This has been changed from August 26 to August 21. Meeting will be held from 10 a.m. until noon.
August 22, 2 p.m. EDT — deadline to pay USTA Roadster Classic declaration fee to Kentucky State Fair World’s Championship Horse Show
Oct. 1 — Deadline to submit points (see form) for ARHPA Juvenile Exhibitor Road Pony Challenge award program, with new $1,500 scholarship funds granted by U.S. Equestrian Federation’s Youth Sportsman’s Award Recognized Affiliate Grant Program
Oct. 6 – 9 — ARHPA Junior Exhibitor Roadster Pony Challenge Championship, to be held at Alabama Charity Championship Horse Show, Decatur, Ala.
May 20 – 21 — ARHPA Horse & Pony Show, Mercer County Fairgrounds, Harrodsburg, Ky.