||THBPA Board Member Jerry Windham to Be
Inducted in AQHA Hall of Fame in 2006
The American Quarter
Horse Association(AQHA) has announced that it will induct Texas Horsemen's
Benevolent and Protective Association (THBPA) Director Jerry Windham of
College Station, Texas into its Hall of Fame during the organization's
2006 convention, scheduled for March 11-15 at the Hyatt Regency in Seattle,
Windham served as AQHA President in 2000 and also served on numerous
committees including Equine Research, Racing, Public Policy, Hall of Fame
Selection, Finance, Investment Oversight, Public Policy, and Stud Book
and Registration. Windham also served various terms on the AQHA's Racing
Council between 1991 and 2000, and the AQHA's Public Policy Council from
1999 to 2002.
Born in Hamilton, Texas, Windham has been involved with the Texas Quarter
Horse Association (TQHA) as a director and served as that organizations's
president in 1995. He is also currently serving as a commissioner on the
board of the Texas Animal Health Commission.
Windham has been breeding, raising, and racing Quarter Horses since
1977. Through his involvement with AQHA, TQHA and the THBPA, he has promoted
and helped administer horse racing in Texas.
Also scheduled for induction into the AQHA Hall of Fame at the organization's
2006 convention are Ed Allred, Harriet Peckham, Ken T. Smith, Joe Turner,
and B. F. Yeates. Horses schedule for induction are Chicado V, Driftwood,
Garret's Miss Pawhuska, and Rugged Lark.
The American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame was established in 1975 to honor
people and horses instrumental in the development of the breed and the
American Quarter Horse Association. Induction into the Hall of Fame is
one of the highest honors bestowed by AQHA.