Thursday, September 25, 2008

AQHA Fears Horse Shortage, Tells Members to "Breed Baby Breed!"

From the AQHA's Industry Newsletter, written by executive VP;

"..Now our challenge becomes looking at ways to introduce an “equine economic stimulus package” that will boost registration numbers so we don’t have a horse shortage in a few years – one that will supply good quality, usable horses for a membership of around 345,000-350,000. This somewhat changes AQHA’s role in the industry because we have always assumed that we don’t “control” the supplier – in our case that would be breeders. But perhaps there are things the Association can do to encourage people to breed enough good horses to meet today’s demands..."

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