The 2017 UPHA National Convention
January 18-21, 2017
The Westin Canal Street
New Orleans, LA
The UPHA announces its 2017 National Convention with special guests, The American Hackney Horse Association, The American Saddlebred Horse Association and The American Saddlebred Registry.
Please join us in New Orleans for the 2017 National Convention. Reservation booklets have been mailed to all members and contain information about meetings, awards, hotel accommodations and travel information.
Convention Reservations are now open!
Click Here to make your reservations now!
To mail your convention reservation form to the office, download the form here, 2017 Convention Registration Form
Hotel Reservations are now open!
Click Here to make your online reservations directly with the Westin Canal Place, New Orleans, LA
For phone reservations, please call (888) 627-8180 and make sure to mention "UPHA 2017" Convention to receive your special rates!
Horse/Pony of theYear
Online Voting Begins Today
All voting is to be done online
and only current (2016) UPHA Professional Members may vote. To
vote you must log in to your UPHA membership profile on the UPHA website, www.uphaonline.com, using your membership number
and password. If you have not setup a password you may do so at this
time. Located in the center of the membership page there is a "Set
up Your Password Now" tab. If you do not know your UPHA
Membership Number you may search by clicking the "Verify Member
Once you are logged in, you will see a "Start Voting Now" tab,
just above your name and profile picture. Click on the link and you
may begin voting.
You must click the "Submit Votes"
button at the bottom of the page for your votes to count.
Remember only current UPHA Professional Members may vote and
you may vote only one time. Online voting will end at 12am
on Thursday, December 1, 2016.
The Division winners will be
determined directly from the results of the online voting. The owner of the
winning Horse and Pony, in each Division will be notified prior to
the Super Convention.
The Division Awards will be presented
on Friday January 20th, 2017,
during the UPHA Luncheon at the Westin Canal Place in New Orleans, LA.
Each of the forty-nine (49) Division Winners will automatically become eligible
for the UPHA Overall Horse and Pony of The Year Awards in their respective
Ballots will be distributed, Friday January 20th, 2017, during the UPHA
Luncheon, to all UPHA Professional and Associate Members, to
determine the twelve (12) Horse and Pony of the Year Overall Champions.
The UPHA Horse and Pony of the
Year Overall Champions will be presented their awards during the Saturday
Please click on the link below to
cast your vote for your favorites, and please plan to join us in New Orleans
for the 2017 UPHA National Convention, January 18-21, 2017 at
the beautiful Westin Canal Place in New Orleans, LA!
Click here to vote!
Support the UPHA Foundation,
"Legal Defense Fund"
Leadership from the UPHA, ASHA, AHHS and AMHA have joined forces
to establish the UPHA Foundation Legal Defense Fund, and our goal
is to raise 1 million dollars. All contributions are 100% tax deductible to
the extent allowed by law.
The UPHA Foundation, Inc. is a multi-breed non-profit and the tie
that binds all of the above organizations together with the purpose to improve
and protect the show horse industry. Additionally the UPHA seeks to foster
communication and mutually beneficial relationships between all participants in
the horse show industry.
The Legal Defense Fund is currently seeking a naming endowment as
the first course of funding. For more information or to make a contribution
please contact Nancy Becker @ firstname.lastname@example.org or simply mail
your contribution to:
UPHA Foundation, Inc.
Legal Defense Fund
Attn. Nancy Becker
4059 Iron Works Parkway, #2
Lexington, KY 40511
A couple of different fundraisers have recently been put in
place to help fund the legal battle we are currently facing of the vague and
capricious language in the USDA's proposed changes in the Horse Protection Act.
With that said, we are thrilled to announce that the Legal Defense Fund has a
gracious anonymous donor that is willing to match the T-shirt campaign funds
raised through the deadline of November 13th, 2016, which is immediately
following the American Royal.
To purchase your T-shirt, contact a UPHA Young Professional, Ethan
Roetman @ email@example.com or click
on the following link:
Please, make a contribution today to the UPHA Foundation, Inc.
Legal Defense Fund and help the UPHA, ASHA, AHHS and AMHA fight for you and the
horse show industry.