You might have noticed signs hung on the necks of the iconic quarter horse statues around Amarillo, they read, “Save The Horses.” Well…I’ve got good news and bad news surrounding the horses
Good News: “The horses aren’t going anywhere at all,
Bad News: The American Quarter Horse Association might be leaving Amarillo for Ft. Worth.
Those signs are a perfect way, to remind us why the AQHA is important to Amarillo and whoever made the decision to put those signs out there, put them there to say “Please don’t go”.
After all the AQHA is part of our heritage and part of the city’s history,
Fort Worth City Councilman Dennis Shingleton, who has been vocally very excited about the move.
However a spokeswoman for AQHA released a statement saying, “there is no timeline for construction or relocation, as relocation is not guaranteed at this point.”
A petition has been started to raise awareness