What's New


61st Annual All Arabian Horse Show
Thursday May 4 at 5pm – 7th, 2017
MSU Pavillion, East Lansing, MI
Arena and 2 day dressage show
2017 Michigan All Arabian Show Book

AHAM July 2017 Show

2017 AHAM July Shows I & II
2017 AHAM Summer Show Dressage
AHA Sanctioned Two One Day Shows
July 29th & July 30th, 2017
Michigan State University

Champion’s Center, Springfield, OH

  • June 21 – 25, 2017
  • June 20 – 24, 2018
  • June 19 – 23, 2019

AHAM Board of Director’s Election Results from the Annual Meeting

Three Region 13 AHYA members rode Arabians and Half-Arabians to the highest level of competition in the Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association this Fall!


First awarded in 1979, the Director's Award is presented to persons who have made outstanding contributions to the horse industry in Michigan.

1979 Beverly Eckmann
1981 Jimmie Jones
1982 Robert McLachlan
1989 Ben & Carolyn Coughlin
1990 Robert Krichke
1991 Ann Louise Budd
1992 Dr. John Shelle
1993 Russ Mawby
2000 Tom Connelly


A Distinguished Service Award was established at the December 8th, 1973 AHAM Awards Banquet to be given to those individuals who have served our Association by working as Chairperson of committees or performing tasks beyond what is normally expected.

1973 George & Daisy Berridge
1974 Dr. & Mrs. James Rooker & Family
1976 Mabel Ash
1977 Fred & Lena Hembrey
1978 Robert Ittner
1979 George & Geraldine Willard
1981 Richard & Sylvia Measel
1982 Russell & Mildred Jameson
1983 Peter E. March
1985 Ben & Carolyn Coughlin
1986 Anne Reyes
1987 George Jones
1988 Ford Truck Division
1989 Ginny & Laurie Fisher
1990 Nancy Bohnet
1991 Tom Connelly
1992 Sam Rheault & Larry Sweet
2014 Ann Knoop & Ron Gekeire

AHAM awarded the 2014 Distinguished Service Awards to two Board members at the Annual Meeting on Nov. 6th.

The recipients are: Ron Gekiere, Treasurer - AHAM (left), Ann Knoop, President - AHAM (middle) and on the right, Tom Connelly - Past President AHAM presenting the awards.

It is Kimberly Robbins the recipient of the "True Harmony and Kindness Award" in Dressage.

Established in memory of "Cruz" Zarish.


Michigan State University occasionally holds equine seminars


For information on seminars, please contact the MSU Veterinary Medical Center

at 517.353.9710 or visit cvm.msu.edu/equineseminars.com



Clothing available for purchase from the following link with the AHAM logo!

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Refer-A-Frend Program
For more information click here

Introducing the Region 13 Youth Scholarship Program


Region 13 Youth Scholarship Program Guidelines [click here]

Region 13 Youth Scholarship Application 2017 [click here]


The Region 13 scholarship applications are due on April 30, 2014. Remember you will need time to gather information for the application. This is a wonderful opportunity for the youth of Region 13. Please return completed applications to Youth Excellence Scholarship Program, 4346 Fillmore St., Jenison, MI 49428. The applications are also available on the Region 13 website www.Region13.net

To all AHAM members - WE NEED YOUR INPUT!!


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