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UPHA Chapters 6 and 7 have been working non stop for the past year, to assure the success of the 2017 UPHA Convention. 

Please join us in New Orleans, LA January 19-21, 2017 and be a part of something special. The host hotel is the beautiful Westin New Orleans Canal Place, where you will find a phenomenal view of the Mississippi River, along with shopping and entertainment all within walking distance.

The 2017 UPHA National Convention is honored to have the American Hackney Horse Society as well as the American Saddlebred Horse Association join us as affiliates.  

Please plan to attend an event to remember, as Helen Rich and Ali DeGray will once again, graciously host the complimentary Welcome Party, Thursday evening January 19, at the world famous Mardi Gras World. All UPHA Convention registered participants are welcome!

Additionally there are many wonderful educational forums being planned, as well as the always popular Awards and Gala Dinner events.

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