Appaloosa Journal

OCT 2018

Appaloosa Journal is the official publication of the Appaloosa Horse Club, the international registry for the Appaloosa horse.

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Since 1984, BOB LAPP has served the ApHC at every level from regional support to serv- ing on the national board of directors. An accomplished horseman, he also took an in- terest in the history of the breed. His associa- tion with George Hatley, Bob Blair, and other pillars of the breed have aided his on-going research into general history and particularly Appaloosa racing history. He is a published author and monthly contributor to Appaloosa Journal. editor TED ZAJAC VMD is a graduate of Delaware Valley College and University of Pennsylva- nia School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Zajac has bred, trained and showed horses in events ranging from Barrel Racing, Dressage, Hunters, Pleasure and All-Around. Dr. Zajac has been a contributing writer for many pub- lications including being a guest author for Jane Savoie's best-selling book "Cross Train- ing Your Horse." contributors DR. JENNIFER WEEKS was introduced to the Appaloosa in 1985 with her first Appaloosa, Skoal Bandit. She competed throughout her youth career and as a non-pro. For the past 20 years she has shown off and on, life de- pending, but has always owned, ridden and promoted the Appaloosa. She is a forensic psychologist by trade and loves to write sto- ries about people and their horses. 6 Appaloosa Journal October 2018 A P P A L O O S A H O R S E C L U B 1938 - 2018 love our World Show. It easily remains my favorite 10 days of fall since I attended it for the first time in 1990. It is a wonderful feeling when the sweat, tears, and hours of practice all culminate in a single moment in the in-gate — right before you go down the tunnel — when time seems to stop and you take a breath — touch your horse — then a last word from your trainer or a friend — and then you're on! In the ring, under the lights, giving it your best. There's nothing else like it. There's also nothing as fiendish as the Halloween fun at the World Show. From "Who in the World?" to free giveaways, drawings, and cash to Halloween-themed stall decorating winners. And you won't want to miss the progressive social on Sunday, October 28, for a free three-course meal, free prizes and the Shopper's Showdown. Also — Get your pumpkin on! Pumpkins are provided for you, so all you have to bring is your creativity. The prizes are ghoulishly good! On behalf Team AJ and everyone here at the ApHC, congratulations to everybody that qualified for the World Show. Safe journey to everyone traveling to Fort Worth and best of luck to all competitors. See you at the show! I Dana Russell EDITOR Don't forget creativity! to pack your

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