association news Last Chance to nominate a well deserving AMHA member for an “A” Award. The annual “A” Awards are presented to outstanding member in recognition of exceptional contributions toward the perpetuation, use and/or breeding of the American Miniature Horse. If you know of a deserving member, it is time to submit their name. Deadline is 12/31/2016. See page 106 of this issue for details or download the nomination form online at www.amha.org. Preparing for the Annual Meeting? The Annual Meeting & Convention Voting items are included in this issue (page 81). Please read over these items carefully and let your director know your thoughts and feelings about the rules and regulations that will be voted on. The 2017 Annual Meeting will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 23-26, 2017. Make plans to attend now! Important Dates The AMHA Office will be closed on the following dates: December 23 and 26, 2016 January 2, 2017 16 Miniature Horse World D E C E M B E R 2 0 16 2017 Breeders and Trainers Directory Is being compiled now! Don’t miss out on this fantastic advertising opportunity for your farm or ranch. The AMHA Breeders and Trainers directory is the primary source for reaching new mini enthusiasts. This directory/ list is shipped to events and venues world-wide. Listings start at just $50. Application for your farm or training services to be included can be found at: www.amha.org or call 817.783.5600 Ext. 301 to request an application. Stallion Report Reminder Don’t forget, Northern Hemisphere Stallion Reports are due by the end of the year. Download your form at www.amha.org.