AQHA crowned the 2012 Farnam Superhorse and Oklahoma City Leading Owner at the AQHA World Championship Show

November 28th, 2012 3:50 PM | No Comments

Rising Starlight was crowned the 2012 Farnam Superhorse. Photo courtesy of AQHA Journal

The AQHA Journal

During the past week, the top exhibitors and horses from around the world have competed at the 2012 American Quarter Horse Association’s Bank of America Amateur and FedEx Open World Championship Show at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City. 

The 2012 Farnam Superhorse Award is the top honor at the AQHA World Show. It is awarded to the horse who earns the most points in three or more events in two categories during the show. This year, 45 contenders competed for the award.

Rising Starlight was crowned the 2012 Farnam Superhorse on November 17. Rising Starlight is owned by Eric Dunn of Norwich, Kansas. The 2005 bay mare, sired by Little Bay Starlight and out of Peppys Hot Star, was bred by Casey Deary of Weatherford, Texas. Rising Starlight was shown by Steve Orth of Maysville, Oklahoma, and Corey Cushing of Scottsdale, Arizona. The mare showed in three classes, earning a total of 34 points. Rising Starlight earned the world champion title in senior working cow horse, third in senior heading and was a finalist in senior heeling…


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Founded in 1940, the American Quarter Horse Association is the largest equine breed organization in the world.  With headquarters in Amarillo, Texas, AQHA has a membership of more than 280,000 people in 86 countries and has registered more than 5 million horses in 95 countries.

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