THE AMERICAN MINIATURE HORSE
ASSOCIATION REACHES MILESTONE
TX) – It’s Official! The
American Miniature Horse Association (AMHA) recently registered its 200,000th
member Sheri Lykken of Shortview Miniatures in
is the lucky owner of the horse that pushed AMHA’s registrations to
unsurpassed heights. The yearling colt is registered as “Shortviews
200K”. Ms. Lykken received a custom monogrammed blanket for her horse,
courtesy of Valhalla Tack and Miniatures.
milestone proves that the AMHA is a sound Miniature horse breed organization.
While the horse industry as a whole has been experiencing a downturn, the AMHA
has enjoyed new growth and continues to reach new members. The AMHA
typically welcomes 80-100 new members each month, and last year registered over
5200 Miniature horses.
Haselwander, Marketing and Promotions Director at the AMHA, says “This is even
more evidence that equine enthusiasts all over the world are realizing the
Miniature horse of today is indeed the “Horse
in 1978 the American Miniature Horse Association was organized by a group of
dedicated horsemen to aid and encourage the breeding, exhibiting, use and
perpetuation of the American Miniature Horse, separate and apart from ponies and
other small equines. The AMHA celebrates this unprecedented milestone that
demonstrates the objective of American Miniature horse breeders and their
efforts to maintain accurate records and protect the integrity of these
versatile and incredible horses.
more information on the wonderful world of the American Miniature horse, visit
the AMHA at: www.amha.org.
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