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Award Programs - PAHA

Both the Special Arabian and Ambassador Awards count on input from members who wish to nominate an outstanding individual (equine or human). If you know someone who should be recognized, please submit a nomination!

Special Arabian Award

Any PAHA member may submit and entry. One to two page Write-ups about an Arabian or Half Arabian horse that is outstanding in promoting the breed and/or has another remarkable story should be submitted by November 1st of each year to: Cricket Gates

Ambassador Award

Ambassador Awards are done on an annual basis and are open to all PAHA members to nominate a member who they feel demonstrates outstanding qualities in the promotion of the breed and in service to the organization. Submit nominations by November 1st of each year to: Cricket Gates

PAHA Ambassador Recipients

2021 - Jan Williams
2020 - Sharon Noonan

2019 - Virginia Kelsall

2018 - Kriss Phelps

2017 - Joy Evans

2016 - Pat McQuisten

2013 - Irvette Timms

2010 - Judy Rutt

2009 - Kriss Phelps

2008 - Stephanie Dobiss

AHA Volunt​eer Club Award

Volunteers are the backbone of our association. This program is designed to recognize and honor those who have contributed significant service, resources and expertise to their club and the association

PAHA Volunteer Award Recipients

2021 - Rachel Harze Rachel has shown a great desire to learn all things related to horse show management. Her enthusiasm and willingness to learn is greatly appreciated –Cricket Gates, Pennsylvania AHA

2021 - Virginia Harze Virginia “Ginny” has been instrumental in her daughter Rachel’s success. Ginny jumps in to help where needed for Rachel. She has been our Open Show Secretary for fifteen (15) years and even was the Secretary for her first Value Show this year –Cricket Gates, Pennsylvania AHA

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