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IBHA Mission Statement

Our mission at International Buckskin Horse Association is:

    To record and preserve the pedigree of Buckskin, Dun, Red Dun, and Grulla horses registered with the Association while maintaining the integrity of the Association.

    To provide beneficial services for its members that enhance and encourage ownership of IBHA registered horses and participation in the Association.

    To improve the well-being of IBHA horses by establishing safe & humane rules and enforcing such rules. IBHA further supports and embraces the AQHA policy statement regarding the welfare of horses and follows their DISCLAIMER OF RESPONSIBILITY FOR SAFETY regarding IBHA shows or approved events.

    To generate growth of IBHA membership throughout the promotion, advertising and publicity of the Association.

The International Buckskin Horse Association is a founding breed of the Color Breed Council and is one of the seven voting members.

IBHA is a member of the American Horse Council.

IBHA has an Alliance with the National Snaffle Bit Association.

IBHA Offers Members the Following Services

* Annual & Lifetime Award Program in Miniature, Youth, Amateur, Amateur Select, Adult Walk Trot, Ranch Horse, Buckskin Bred & Open Divisions
* Approved Shows Across the Nation
* Annual World Championship Show ~ 4 1/2 Days ~ 3 Sets of Points

* WarmUp to the World Show ~ 1 1/2 Day ~ 4 Sets of Points
* Youth Scholarship Program

* National Queen Contest 
* WebSite Updates

Annual National Convention

Each year IBHA holds a National Convention to address the business of the Association. Committees made up of members and Executives review and vote on new rule proposals. We hold many educational seminars & meetings, most of which are open to IBHA members. In conjunction with the convention meetings is a yearly banquet to award the Honor Rolls, Reserve Honor Rolls, any Supreme and Superior Awards earned since the World Show. A scholarship auction is held and scholarship recipients are announced at this banquet. The Hall of Fame ceremony takes place at the convention.

PO BOX 268 * SHELBY, IN 46377   219-552-1013

PO BOX 268 * SHELBY, IN 46377   219-552-1013

As part of the equine marketing alliance with American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA), IBHA sponsors separate special trophies annually to the high point AQHA horses that are registered in IBHA. These awards are presented at the AQHA convention. In turn, AQHA provides trophies to the IBHA Honor Roll All-Around winners in Open, Amateur, Youth 14-18 and Youth 13 & Under provided the horses are AQHA registered.