Appaloosa Journal

DEC 2018

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

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GREENER PASTURES 21 Regional Club Membership Drive Contest! Grow your membership and get rewards! Two ApHC chartered Regional Clubs can win $200 in Gift Certificates thanks to our Sponsors Tioga Territory and Elite Custom Saddles. Chief Joseph rides. He looked forward eagerly to the Caballos del Sol ride each spring as marking the end of winter. Al had a passion for riding and breeding the native American Appaloosa horse, was well known to many in the Appaloosa Horse Club, and over the years completed the entire 1,300-mile Chief Jo- seph Trail ride in 100-mile annual segments. In his memory, a public 501(c)3 non-profit named the C.A. Maxey Appaloosa Heritage Foundation has been established. The Foundation will care for his remaining Appaloosa horses and maintain his breeding program. It will also help teach the Appaloosa and Nez Perce history as only he knew it and could tell it. A key Foundation goal is to continue the 60 years of se- lective breeding now represented by a group of nine of Maxey's remaining Appaloosas sharing the traits of endurance, tough- ness and athletic trail hardiness typified by his last and favor- ite saddle mate, Magic Carpet. Al's herd has been relocated to 8158 Woods Rose Lane, Loveland, CO 80538. The Foundation program can be found at www.maxeyappys.com. In lieu of gifts to the family, donations in his memory can be made to the C.A. Maxey Appaloosa Heritage Foundation here. A simple service for Al is planned for the summer of 2019, at the rustic family cabin on Big Owl Road. This treasured retreat is just one of the many legacies left by this remarkable man. A P P A L O O S A H O R S E C L U B The next 80 starts wh you... R E N E W N O W ! est. 1938 Prizes will be awarded to: 4 The Regional Club with the highest number increase in membership from 2018 -2019 4 The Regional Club with the highest percentage increase in membership from 2018-2019 To participate in the contest you must follow these steps: 1) Notify the ApHC office of your intent to participate by emailing regionalclubs@appaloosa.com or calling (208) 882-5578 ext. 274 on or before December 17th, 2018. (Regional Club participants must have been chartered before Jan.1, 2018) 2) Verify that the ApHC office has your complete 2018 membership list on record on or before December 17th, 2018. 3) Grow your regional club membership list! 4) Submit your 2019 membership list to the ApHC office by June 1, 2019. Highlight new members.

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