Battle in the Saddle

June 13th, 2012 9:14 AM | No Comments

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The American Quarter Horse Journal, June 12, 2012The American Quarter Horse Association is offering competitors the opportunity to enter online for Battle in the Saddle, presented by RFD-TV. The event is July 3-8 at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City. Competitors are urged to enter today to avoid penalties and late fees. Each downloadable entry form will denote if and when late fees and penalties apply for the specific class.

Owners and exhibitors can go to, where they will find online and downloadable entry forms, and the website will walk users through how to enter the show. Entries for cowboy mounted shooting and ranch sorting will be handled through their respective associations. All other entries will be submitted to AQHA by either downloading the form and sending it in, or by use of the online entry system.

Battle in the Saddle will feature Versatility Ranch Horse competition, cutting, roping, cowboy mounted shooting, barrel racing, working cow horse, ranch sorting, ranch pleasure, a ranch remuda challenge and the third annual World’s Greatest Horseman Shootout.

Battle in the Saddle will also host the 2012 Merial Ranch Sorting National Championships.

Rooms are filling up fast for this year’s Battle in the Saddle. Be sure to reserve hotel rooms today at one of the 2012 Battle in the Saddle host hotels to receive special room rates at select hotels.

Battle in the Saddle, presented by RFD-TV, is owned by Oklahoma State Fair and managed by the American Quarter Horse Association. All breeds are welcome, but American Quarter Horses competing will receive AQHA points.

The 2012 Battle in the Saddle, presented by RFD-TV, will include $149,000 in added money, making more than $300,000 in estimated purses. The event will once again be featured on RFD-TV.

To view and download the full event schedule and get the latest updates, visit and the Battle in the Saddle Facebook page.

Battle in the Saddle is presented by RFD-TV. Other sponsors include: Ram Rodeo, Four Sixes Ranch, Professional’s Choice, Montana Silversmiths and The American Quarter Horse Journal.

AQHA news and information is a service of AQHA Publications. For more information on The American Quarter Horse Journal or America’s Horse, visit AQHA Publications.

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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