Eleven More World Champions Crowned on the Eighth Day of Competition

November 10th, 2012 10:14 AM | No Comments

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On November 9, eleven AQHA members were named world champions at the 2012 Bank of America Amateur American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show in Oklahoma City in the following classes:


AMATEUR WEANLING STALLIONS
– Nancy Dyer of Tallahassee, Florida, showed her American Quarter Horse Invincable. The 2012 chestnut stallion, sired by My Intention and out of Imagine Me In First, was bred by Jim and Georgia Snow of Quinlan, Texas. In the amateur weanling stallions class, 24 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $18,301.60.

 

AMATEUR YEARLING STALLIONS – Anne Prince of Palmetto, Florida, showed the American Quarter Horse PF Premo. The 2011 chestnut stallion, sired by MH Supremo and out of Ima Credible Miss, was bred by owner Chester Prince of Palmetto, Florida. In the amateur yearling stallions class, 12 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $3,550.80.

 

AMATEUR YEARLING MARES  - Allyson Light of Oxford, North Carolina, showed the American Quarter Horse Hello Bombshell. The 2011 sorrel mare, sired by Mazeratti and out of EF Mystique, was bred by owner Robert Light of Oxford, North Carolina. In the amateur yearling mares class, 22 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $6,509.80.

 

AMATEUR TWO-YEAR-OLD STALLIONS – Steven Jensen of Freeland, Michigan, showed the American Quarter Horse Ecredible. The 2010 sorrel stallion, sired by Mr Elusive and out of Lindys Little Secret, was bred by owner Kelli Jensen of Freeland, Michigan. In the amateur two-year-old stallions class, five entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $1,479.50.

 

AMATEUR EQUITATION OVER FENCES – Dionne Stigge of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, showed her American Quarter Horse Knee Deep In Assets. The 1998 gray gelding, sired by Good Asset and out of Helen Highwaters, was bred by Belinda Harris of Cottontown, Tennessee.  In the amateur equitation over fences class, 32 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $9,468.80.

 

AMATEUR WORKING HUNTER – Meghan O’Malley of Suffolk, Virginia, showed her American Quarter Horse A Chanceof Blueskies. The 2002 buckskin mare, sired by Sky Blue Walker and out of One Day By Chance, was bred by Julie O’Brien of Southington, Ohio. In the amateur working hunter class, 36 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $10,652.40.

 

AMATEUR JUMPING – Raymond Coutley of Lexington Park, Maryland, showed his American Quarter Horse Navier Stokes. The 2000 bay gelding, sired by JC Regal Doc and out of Ferns Ruby, was bred by Luanne and Raymond Coutley of Mounty Airy, Maryland. In the amateur jumping class, 12 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $3,550.80.

 

AMATEUR BOXING – La Dona Emmons of Ione, California, showed the American Quarter Horse Anuther Mister 505 owned by Ron Emmons of Ione, California. The 2005 sorrel gelding, sired by Mister Dual Pep and out of Anuther Olena, was bred by Ward Ranch of Kingsburg, California. In the amateur boxing class, 35 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $10,356.50.

Am. Working Cow Champion. Photo courtesy of The AQHA Journal

 

AMATEUR WORKING COW HORSE – Michael Doud of Phoenix, Arizona, showed his American Quarter Horse Hickorys Blaze. The 1998 bay gelding, sired by Son Of Hickory and out of Peppys Butterfly, was bred by Chuck Crago of Belle Fourche of South Dakota. In the amateur working cow class, 57 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $16,866.30.

 

AMATEUR HEADING – John East of Linn, Texas, showed his American Quarter Horse Colonel C Lovely. The 2000 sorrel mare, sired by Colonel Clout and out of Colonel Sassy Frass, was bred by Mr. and Mrs. Louis Waters of Utopia, Texas. In the amateur heading, 52 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $15,386.80.

AMATEUR HEELING – Gary Hughes of Sulphur, Oklahoma, showed his American Quarter Horse BB Quick Hancock. The 2006 gray gelding, sired by Walking X Hancock and out of RR Sonoita Nina, was bred by Warren Boles of Erickson, Manitoba. In the amateur heeling class, 65 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $19,233.50.

 

World champions received a prize package that included a custom-designed gold trophy, Montana Silversmiths buckle, specially designed logoed jacket, courtesy of Cripple Creek Outerwear, a WeatherBeeta embroidered blanket, neck wreath, a medallion and 100 pounds of Nutrena feed.

 

The AQHA World Show is the pinnacle event for American Quarter Horse owners and exhibitors around the world, who must qualify for the event by earning a predetermined number of points to compete in each of the classes representing halter, English and western disciplines. More than 3,590 entries from the United States, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Italy, Mexico, United Kingdom and the Netherlands are competing for 97 world championships at this year’s event, November 2-17 at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.

 

For more news from the AQHA World Show, visit www.aqha.com/worldshow.

 

Bank of America is the proud title sponsor of the 2012 Bank of America Amateur World Championship Show. Other show and event sponsors include Adequan, B&W Trailer Hitches, Farnam, FedEx, Ford, John Deere, Justin Boots, Markel Insurance, Merial, Montana Silversmiths, Nutrena, Pfizer, Professional’s Choice, SmartPak, WeatherBeeta, Wrangler, The American Quarter Horse Journal, Cripple Creek, Kiser Arena Specialists, Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, RFD-TV, State Fair Park and Fore Wheeler Golf Cars.

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