Battle in the Saddle Returns to Oklahoma State Fair Park July 5-9

July 1st, 2011 1:54 PM | No Comments

Press Release

The public is welcome for FREE!

Beginning July 5, horses and riders will compete for their share of more than $140,000 in added money in this year’s Battle in the Saddle, presented by RFD-TV.

Spectator admission is free, and each day is packed with great entertainment and shopping. See a complete schedule of events at

The 2011 Battle in the Saddle at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City is a one-of-a-kind equestrian event that showcases six truly western disciplines. During this year’s Battle in the Saddle, July 5-9, competitors shoot it out in fast-paced, exciting events: ranch horse, barrel racing, working cow horse, roping, cowboy mounted shooting and cutting.

All events are recognized as AQHA special events, with all breeds welcome. American Quarter Horses competing in these events are eligible to receive AQHA points, and it is great opportunity to earn those last few points before the AQHA World Championship Show qualifying period ends July 31. On Friday, July 8, don’t miss Fred Whitfield of Bay City, Texas, as he tries to defend his match- roping title against Ryan Jarrett of Summerville, Georgia.

Competitors can enter by using the Battle in the Saddle paperless, online entry form at Complete information is online, including event fact sheets, a complete schedule of events, details about the Family Fun Day on July 9 and special offers for anyone staying at Battle in the Saddle sponsor hotels!

AQHA On-Site Services will also be on location, so AQHA members can get all their AQHA business taken care of conveniently.

Follow the Battle in the Saddle action on Facebook at and
You can also follow via Twitter at @battlesaddle and @aqha.


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