Sunday, December 4, 2011
MSU earns AQHA horse breeding honor
MSU Ag Communications
MISSISSIPPI STATE – Mississippi State University was one of 26 horse breeders from across the United States and Canada recently honored by the American Quarter Horse Association for 50 years of breeding to produce the best quarter horse traits.
This year, AQHA’s honorees included 14 cumulative breeders, such as MSU, which are those who have registered at least one foal for 50 years combined. Twelve other recipients were recognized with legacy awards, which are given to those who have registered at least one foal for 50 consecutive years. Pennsylvania State University, a legacy recipient, was the only other educational program recognized this year. more