It takes many dedicated people to make an organization as large as ours operate smoothly. The Officers, Board members and volunteers work together to successfully improve the Miniature Hereford Breeders Association and the Miniature Hereford Youth Foundation move the Miniature Hereford breed forward into the future. These dedicated people do this job without fanfare but with extreme dedication and passion. We would like to send a thank you out to these special people for all of their hard work.
The MHBA and MHYF Boards would like to at this time acknowledge our retiring Board members in the MHBA. Retiring Vice-President, Pat Wendling, Region 4 Director, Kim Kiser and Region 7 Director, Joe Bottini. We would also like to acknowledge our retiring MHYF Treasurer, Terrie Potter. Words cannot express our appreciation for your dedication and years of service! Thank you!!!
We would also like to welcome the new and returning members of our Boards. Our 2022-2024 MHBA Vice-President Kurt Hoban, 2022-2024 MHBA Treasurer Craig DeHaan, 2022-2025 Region 1 Director Bill Moreton, 2022-2025 Region 4 Director Amanda Morgan, and 2022-2025 Region 7 Director Luke Arnold. We would also like to welcome our new and returning MHYF officers. 2022-2024 MHYF Vice-President Brian Moore, 2022-2024 MHYF Treasurer Rebecca Jeppeson, and the 2022-2024 Director of Scholarships Alyssa DuVal. Both MHBA and MHYF Boards will continue to work to grow and improve the Association as well as move the Miniature Hereford breed successfully into the future!
The official Accounting Firm election results are available on the MHBA website under the MHBA business page. Congratulations to everyone!
Retiring MHBA Vice-President
Thank you for your many years of service!
The time has come again for the MHBA elections. I have enjoyed my time as your Vice President. It has been very challenging sometimes but also very rewarding.
I will not be seeking re-election. I appreciate you putting your trust in me as your Vice President. I will continue to be involved with MHBA whenever possible.
Outgoing Vice President
MHBA announces the 2022 Junior AIME Animals of Excellence!
Jr. AIME Female of Excellence Trapped In Time Fancy Owner: Montanna Trapp
Jr. AIME Prospect Steer of Excellence M&M Graham Cracker Owner: Hunter Harris
Jr. AIME Market Steer of Excellence RPR Benjamin Owner: Ada Pence
Be sure to get your applications in for the 2022-2023 AIME Points program. Applications are now available on the website. Please go to the AIME tab on the Home Page. The First show for the 2022 AIME year will be the 2022 NWSS Miniature Hereford World Show held in Denver, CO. The first show to earn points for the Junior AIME program was the Miniature Hereford Junior Nationals held in Duncan, OK. Please send applications to MHBAmembership3@gmail.com
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 Calendar
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!
MHBA Sanctioned Summer/Fall Shows
It is time to start planning your summer/Fall shows and these are a few you should put on your list!
Cattle Battle Series #3 Arapahoe County Fairgrounds, CO July 20-31st
Ohio State Fair- Columbus, OH July 31- Aug 1st
Missouri State Fair- Sedalia, MO Aug 15-18th
Iowa State Fair- Des Moines, IA Aug 18-21st
Cattle Battle Series#4 Grand Junction Fairgrounds, CO Aug 20-21st
Nebraska State Fair- Grand Island, NE Aug 29-Sept 1st
Cattle Battle Series #5 Pueblo, CO Aug 31- Sept 1st
PNW Regional Miniature Hereford Show Salem, OR Aug 31-Sept 5th
Eastern Idaho State Fair Blackfoot, ID Sept 7-10th
Clay County Fair- Spencer, IA Sept 13-15th
Tri-State Fair & Rodeo- Amarillo, TX Sept 18-19th
American Royal Kansas City, MO Oct 6-9th
Northern International Livestock Exposition- Billings, MT Oct 16-18th
North American International Livestock Expo (NAILE) Nov 15-17
Help support the Scholarship program by purchasing a page in the 2023 calendar!
Looking into the future...yes, it is that time of year again! The MHYF Scholarship committee will be working on the 2023 World Miniature Hereford Calendar. We have made some new and exciting changes to the calendar that we know you will enjoy. Currently there several calendar pages available, as well as individual days of the month so if you are interested in promoting your cattle on a full calendar ad page or just wishing someone special a happy birthday, then be sure to contact the MHYF Director of Scholarships.
Calendar Month Photo Page- $300
Photo Page w/12 calendars- $400
Days of the Month- $15 ea.
Contact Alyssa DuVal at:
to set up an ad consultation.
Help Support our Grants Program
MHYF Apparel Store is open!
The new MHYF Director of Grants Diane Jex has started an exciting fundraiser for the Grants Division!!! She has opened an MHYF store on SquadLocker where you are able to purchase merchandise online. Every purchase helps the MHYF Grants Division as a small percentage of the sales will come back to help provide grants for programs, events and activities. Everything is done online and the apparel is shipped directly to you. The selection at this time includes short and long sleeved t-shirts, crewneck and full zipper sweatshirts, hoodies, and 1/2 zip pullovers. This is a great time to place an order and support our MHYF Grants Division!!! If you have any questions or need any help, please contact Diane at firstname.lastname@example.org