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News From The Young Professionals


The UPHA's Young Horse Trainers Committee has been busy. Many exciting activities are in the works.


Directly following the Thursday TSE session, at the concession area, the Young Horse Trainers Committee (YHTC) will have a quick meeting to put the finishing touches on the “colt preview” coming up this January, among other agenda items. No prior meeting attendance is necessary; open to all professional members of the UPHA 35 yrs and under. Can't come? E-mail your thoughts, ideas, and concerns to and they will be read during new topics discussion.

Three major news items coming out of the YHTC meeting at
Louisville include:

1)     The decision was made to move the location of the “colt preview” to Rock Creek,

2)     It was announced that a YHTC member will have a seat on the UPHA Convention Committee,

3)     The YHTC decided to go forward this year with the much anticipated Caretaker of the Year award.


The next YHTC meeting will be at the American Royal in Kansas City, Friday afternoon after the afternoon performance in the upstairs café area. Elections for YHTC two-year term positions will be held. Also nominations for the Young Horse Trainer of the Year will be taken, as well as for the caretaker of the year to be recognized by the YHTC. If you CANNOT attend the Am. Royal meeting please bring your nominations to the TSE meeting, OR e-mail them prior to Thursday November 16th to Subsequent meeting(s) are being planned for the UPHA convention.

Don’t forget to come support The Over-Under Fall Basketball Classic - a rematch!
October 28th, 2006 7:30 pm at Lexington Christian Academy, 450 W Reynolds Rd. Contact Chad for details at (859) 621-5531.

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