Weaver Leather is proud to support a variety of organizations that benefit the equine industry. Here are just a few of the organizations and events we have the honor of impacting throughout the year.
American Quarter Horse Association
The American Quarter Horse Foundation strives to strengthen the unique bond between people and horses by creating and maintaining programs that improve the lives of horses and those who share their lives with them. The AQHA, founded in 1940, was built to organize the common interests of a breed type. What it’s grown into in the past three-quarters of a century is the world’s largest breed registry. Amarillo, Texas is home to the international headquarters, and today, nearly 6 million horses have been registered from 95 countries! The AQHA membership stands at 260,531.
Weaver Leather is a proud AQHA advertising partner and program sponsor of the Horseback Riding Program.
To learn more about AQHA visit: www.aqha.com
American Cowboy Team Roping Association (ACTRA)
ACTRA is the largest non-profit team roping organization in the United States. Founded in 1983, today it has chapters in California, Hawaii, Nevada, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Canada (British Columbia), Wyoming, Arizona, Utah and Montana. ACTRA is both owned and run by its members that include families, individuals who rope as a hobby, and professional ropers.
Weaver Leather is a National Finals Event Sponsor
Learn more about ACTRA
Cinch Ranch Sorting National Championships
The great sport of Ranch Sorting is exploding all across the US and the CINCH RANCH SORTING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS couldn’t be more excited. They are now over 28,000 members strong, with over 4,500 shows produced, and over 6,000 teams annually attending the World Finals! It is the mission of CINCH RSNC to lead the industry in developing and improving the sport of Ranch Sorting through affordability and a fair rating system. Our goal is to preserve the heritage and integrity of the ranching lifestyle while providing a family oriented, competitive riding experience at the grassroots level.
Weaver Leather is proud to work with the Cinch RSNC to provide quality awards for their hardworking members.
Central Ohio Reining Horse Association (CORHA)
The Central Ohio Reining Horse Association celebrated its 25th year in 2013! CORHA is a nonprofit association dedicated to promoting and encouraging development of and public interest in the sport of reining. The focus is on developing and maintaining suitable standards of performance and judging and in providing a fun-filled, family-oriented atmosphere. From a humble beginnings of only five enthusiasts, CORHA now sports over 150 members and growing! They are very active in the show arena with 8-10 show dates per year.
Weaver Leather is a year-round proud class prize sponsor.
To learn more about Central Ohio Reining Horse Association (CORHA) visit: centralohioreining.com
Diamond-McNabb Ranch Horse Sale
The annual Diamond-McNabb ranch horse sale is hosted at the beautiful Wyoming Powderhorn Ranch. Ken McNabb Horsemanship & Diamond Land and Livestock join together to combine Ken’s training expertise with the many miles and hours of in the saddle ranching operations to produce a group of top quality ready-to-go sale horses. These horses are carefully bred and many home grown and raised!
Weaver Leather is a proud sale sponsor. From an eZall® bath to start the morning to sale ring ready in their tack, all horses perform as great as they look! Each buyer also receives a beautiful Weaver Leather and Diamond-M leather halter and matching lead.
Learn more about the Diamond-McNabb ranch horse sale: www.dmhorses.com
The Dude Ranchers' Association
The Dude Ranchers' Association was formed in 1926 to preserve this special way of life and the wonderful environment in which dude ranching takes place. When you vacation at a Dude Ranchers' Association member ranch, you can be sure of a quality vacation. Membership is a rigorous inspection and approval process that ensures guests are treated to genuine western hospitality combined with the lodging industry’s highest standards. Horses, hats, hospitality, heritage, honesty and heart - these are the foundations of every DRA ranch.
Dude ranches offer all-inclusive vacations that are perfect for solo travelers, multi-generational families, couples, and corporate groups. Horseback riding, hiking, fishing, swimming, cycling, zip lining, white water rafting, rodeos, campfire sing-a-longs, western dancing, fine dining and more await your discovery on your next dude ranch vacation!
Learn more about The Dude Ranchers' Association: www.duderanch.org
Interscholastic Equestrian Association
Now in its 18th year, the The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA), has nearly 14,000 members across the United States riding and coaching Hunt Seat, Western and Dressage disciplines. The non-profit (501(c)3) was organized to promote and improve the quality of equestrian competition and instruction available to middle and secondary school students and is open to public and private schools and barn teams.
There is no need for a rider to own a horse because the IEA supplies a mount and tack to each equestrian for competitions. Its purpose is to set minimum standards for competition, provide information concerning the creation and development of school associated equestrian sport programs, to generally promote the common interests of safe riding instruction and competition and education on matters related to equestrian competition at the middle and secondary school levels.
Beginning in 2019, Weaver Leather was named an official tack and equipment supplier of IEA.
Time to Ride
Time To Ride®, a program of the American Horse Council’s Marketing Alliance, is designed to introduce school-age children to horseback riding and horse care in a safe, welcoming environment. The goal is to familiarize school-age children with horses through an initial series of lessons that include basic horse care as well as riding. The program emulates the golf industry’s The First Tee, in which school-age kids are introduced to golf through a series of lessons at a local golf course.
Beginning in 2019, this program will select 20-30 facilities across the U.S. to participate in their first-ever pilot program, representing a cross-section of breeds and disciplines. Participating facilities will receive gifts and discounts from Marketing Alliance member companies and organizations, including a free one-year Professional Membership from United States Pony Clubs, free Fan Memberships from US Equestrian, a coupon for a free bag of Purina horse feed, a complimentary copy of Platinum Performance magazine, discounts on purchases from Certified Horsemanship Association, Troxel Helmets, Weaver Leather and more.
Weaver Leather is proud to support this new program and the youth athletes that will be participating.
Western Pennsylvania Reining Horse Association
The Western Pennsylvania Reining Horse Association is a local organization dedicated to the promotion of the reining horse. They host six jackpot reining shows each year giving members the opportunity to get in to a competitive yet non-intimidating environment. WPRHA offers divisions for all levels and ages, making it a fun family time!
Weaver Leather is a year-round proud class prize sponsor.
To learn more about Western Pennsylvania Reining Horse Association visit: www.wprha.com
Whispering Grace Horses
Hope has a home at Whispering Grace Horses. Located in Ohio this horse centered facility works together to provide horsemanship sessions through a Christ-centered atmosphere. Working one on one with a mentor, students have the opportunity to do horse activities from brushing, singing, painting, groundwork, riding and more in a safe environment!
Weaver Leather is honored to align ourselves as a Strategic Partner at Whispering Grace Horses.
Learn more about Whispering Grace Horses
Weaver Leather also supports other various events and organizations as opportunities present themselves throughout the year including the following:
- All American Youth Horse Show
- American Mustang School with Justin Dunn
- Arizona Reined Cow Horse Association - Sherry Gilkerson Memorial Show
- Buckles & Barrels for Bailey
- CAL Poly Equestrian Team
- Creekside Horse Park
- FQHR World Round Up – Cow Horse Sponsor
- Faith Ranch
- Hill College Rodeo Team
- Keystone Cowboys Mounted Shooting Club
- Meridian Lions PRCA Rodeo
- Midwest Youth Rodeo Association
- Ohio EXCA
- Skyview Ranch
- Snake River Stampede Rodeo
- South Central Youth Rodeo Association
- Southern Stockhorse Association
- Spring Haven Counseling Center
- University of Tennessee at Martin Rodeo Team
- Wayne County Saddle Club
Weaver Leather also proudly sponsors a team of industry experts. Expressing a life-long passion for horses, these individuals exemplify the importance of perseverance, positive attitude and strong character when working with horses. Get ready for training tips, product recommendations, and educational clinic appearances from these leading industry professionals and learn from the best! Meet our team a view their behind the scenes interviews.
Weaver Leather is dedicated to our team of brand ambassadors as well! These individuals share our passion for horses, the equine industry, quality products and the importance of ethics and values. Representing a variety of disciplines within the equine industry, these individuals are partners with us at a variety of events throughout the year. Our Team Weaver members are committed to upholding the values of Weaver Leather at all times. Meet our Team Weaver members.