Miniature Hereford Breeders Association

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Applications are OPEN!!

The applications for the 2022 Royalty and Regional Ambassadors are now available!  

Hello MHBA Youth,

Are you interested in participating in the MHBA/MHYF Miniature Hereford Royalty program?  
If so, we have attached the following information packets for the MHBA Regional Ambassador program, the MHBA National Queen, MHBA National Princess, and the new MHBA National Junior Princess.  Each packet contains all the information that you will need to participate in these exciting programs.  Be sure to read the entire packet for the program you wish to participate in, fill out the application and be sure to sign all the attached contracts. 

The completed Applications will need to be returned to the MHBA Royalty Chairperson no later than December 1, 2021 so that there is plenty of time for the Committee to review all applications. The Royalty Chairperson will contact each applicant and provide them with all the information that they will need to proceed in the application process.

The MHBA is looking forward to seeing your applications.  Please contact me, Erin Eldridge, MHBA Royalty Chairperson for any questions that you may have.   

Thank you for your consideration,

Erin Eldridge, MHBA Royalty Chairperson

5- MHBA National Queen Application 2022.docx

4-MHBA Royalty Princess Application 2022.docx

3-MHBA Royalty Junior Princess Application 2022.docx

2-MHBA Royalty Ambassador Application 2022.docx

Breeder Ad business card size

The above ad is a business card ad space for MHBA members to rent for a 3 month period of time. Cost for this space will be $10 per month ($30) sold on a first come first serve basis.  It will run from the 1st day of the first month until the last day of the 3rd month. Contact for more information

The 2021 Miniature Hereford Junior Nationals has completed another successful year!  Please watch for the Miniature Hereford News magazine and this website for results and more information on this years event and next years event that will be held in Duncan, OK again!

MHBA/MHYF Officially Announce that the 

2022 Miniature Hereford Junior Nationals
will be held in

June 21-25

MHBA Executive 
Officers Spotlight 

MHBA  Vice-President

Pat Wendling

Welcome to Hilltop Herefords in Halstead, Kansas. We live on a family farm that was originally purchased by Pat’s grandfather back in 1927. The farm has seen many things over the years including, old time wheat threshing, raising chickens and also registered mules. We are still raising chickens but our pride is our Horned Herefords.


MHBA Regional Director Spotlight

MHBA Region 3

Dan Wiley

I live in Central Ohio with my wife, Heather and our two teenage boys, Isaac and Walker. My wife and I both grew up in the city, but spent our weekends in the country with grandparents. Twenty years ago, we left city living behind and bought a small hobby farm. I spend my days as the Service Manager of a commercial HVAC company and then come home to do what I really love on the farm.
More Here

MHYF Board Spotlight

MHYF Vice-President

Dave Pence

Hello, my name is Dave Pence. I am the owner of Rafter P Ranch Miniature Herefords and principle of the structural engineering consulting firm, Pence Engineering, LLC . My wife, Mikaila, and I live in the beautiful and diverse area of southern Colorado called the San Luis Valley. Although my wife and I are office professionals by training, we are enjoying the challenges and rewards of "hobby" ranching.

More Here

Miniature Hereford Breeders Association Shows 

For detailed list of shows please go to the Event Tab and scroll to MHBA Sanctioned shows.

For detailed information regarding these shows please go 

Then click on the top right corner that says switch to list view.  This is information provided to us by the show superintendents and is updated as more information is provided.  Happy showing! 

American Royal
Kansas City, MO

Oct 6-9, 2021

Show Superintendent: Karly Biddle

Entries Close: Sept 10, 2021

Arrive: Wed Oct 6 at 8am
In Place & Weights/Measures: Thurs Oct 7 at 10am
Junior Showmanship: Fri Oct 8 at 8am
Junior Show: Sat Oct 9 at 8am
Open Show: Sat Oct 9 to follow Jr show
Release: After Open Show

Northern International
Livestock Expo

Billings, MT

Oct 17-19, 2021

Show Superintendent: Jerry DuVal

Entries Open: Entries

Information: Premium Book page

NEW MHBA Junior Sanctioned
and AIME Show!!!

Minnesota Beef Expo
St. Paul, MN
October 22-24
Show Superintendent: Kurt Hoban

New Show

Louisiana State Fair
Shreveport, LA
Nov. 11-12
Show Superintendent: Lee Philley
Entries Open: Now
Entries Close: 9/30
Move In: 11/11
Junior Show: 11/12
Open Show: 11/12
Release: 11/12

Premium Book


North American International Livestock Exposition

Louisville, KY
November 16-18, 2021

Show Superintendent: Dan Wiley
Phone: 614-738-2121

Entries Open: Sept 24th
Entries Close: Oct. 10th
Move In: Tues Nov. 16th  8am-4pm
Jr. Show: Nov 17th approx. 8am
Open Show: Nov 18th approx. 8am
Release:  After show


Great Northern Livestock Expo
Cheyenne, WY
Nov 21-25
Show Superintendent: Justin Grady

Entries Open: 9/1
Entries Close: 10/15
Move In: 11/21 by 11PM
Check In: 11/22
Junior Show: 11/23 at 4:30PM 
Jr show judge(s):
Jarrod & Brooke Nowack, Bland, MO

Open Show: 11/24 at 4:30PM
Open Show Judge(s):
Tom & Jonwyn Ayres, Rogue River, OR
Release: 11/25 by 10PM



Featured Classified Ad

Don't miss out on a good one!

Georgeous Deep Red Coat!

DOB: 6/16/2020
*Can be registered
Sire: Wows Abraham
Reg#: P43626693
Dam: SMF Candy 140415z
Reg#: P43592819

Atlas and both his Sire and Dam are polled.  He is related to many in our herd so we are unable to keep him.

Sunset Miniature Herefords
Tim Ruh
Contact for more information:
Blairstown, NJ

This was more than just a cow---
this was an entire career I was looking at.

Gary Larson

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