AQHA Crowns 11 World Champions on 15th Day of Competition
The 2013 Bank of America Amateur and AQHA Open World Championship Show continues in Oklahoma City.
On November 22, the American Quarter Horse Association crowned 11 world champions at the 2013 Bank of America Amateur and AQHA Open World Championship Show in Oklahoma City in the following classes:
WEANLING COLTS – Luke Castle of Wayne, Oklahoma, showed the American Quarter Horse Telling My Secretz owned by Melinda Clark of Albion, Illinois. The 2013 bay stallion, sired by Telasecret and out of Priceless TE, was bred by was bred by Dick Adams of Patoka, Illinois.
YEARLING GELDINGS – Ross Roark of Monahans, Texas, showed the American Quarter Horse Its Gameday owned by Frank Berris of Sparta, Michigan. The 2012 bay gelding, sired by Mr Touchdown Kid and out of JGM Sierras Sequel, was bred by John and Gail Muirhead of Camrose, Alberta.
TWO-YEAR-OLD FILLIES – Ted Turner Jr. of Aubrey, Texas, showed the American Quarter Horse Lookin For Romance owned by Suzonne Franks of Cisco, Texas. The 2011 buckskin mare, sired by Acoolest and out of Bob Bob Barann, was bred by Rita Crundwell of South Beloit, Illinois.
THREE-YEAR- OLD COLTS – Tom Robertson of Saline, Michigan, showed the American Quarter Horse Ecredible owned by Kelli Jensen of Freeland, Michigan. The 2010 sorrel stallion, sired by Mr Elusive and out of Lindys Little Secret, was bred by Jensen.
AGED GELDINGS – Roark also showed the American Quarter Horse RPL My Te Cheerful owned by Vernon Habighorst of Phoenix, Arizona. The 2004 bay gelding, sired by Hear The Cheers and out of My Te Telusive, was bred by Bobbie Arnold Atkinson of Henderson, Texas.
SENIOR WORKING COW HORSE – Keith Vogel of Avondale, Colorado, showed the American Quarter Horse Little Pistol Peach owned by Lauren Ashton Vogel of Avondale, Colorado. The 2006 sorrel mare, sired by Playgun and out of Lone Star Peach, was bred by George Pachello, MD of Lone Tree, Colorado.
SENIOR HUNTER UNDER SADDLE – Beth Case of Pilot Point, Texas, showed the American Quarter Horse Look N Hott owned by Laurel Champlin of Gardnerville, Nevada. The 2007 bay gelding, sired by Hot N Blazing and out of Regal Marie, was bred by Susan Bernhard of Germantown, Wisconsin.
JUNIOR PLEASURE DRIVING – Brian Holmes of Purcell, Oklahoma, showed the American Quarter Horse Cityboy Or Cowboy owned by Chad Sandoval of De Pere, Wisconsin. The 2008 bay gelding, sired by These Irons Are Hot and out of Hot Anticipation, was bred by Jerry Erickson of Sanger, Texas.
JUNIOR TIE-DOWN ROPING – Jordan Allyn of Pueblo, Colorado, showed the American Quarter Horse Ruby Dual Pep owned by breeder Chaparrosa Enterprises L P of La Pryor, Texas. The 2008 sorrel mare is sired by Dual Pep and out of Rubys Chic Olena.
SENIOR HEADING – Jay Wadhams of Pueblo, Colorado, showed the American Quarter Horse Lika Lectric. The 1999 sorrel gelding, sired by Lectric Playboy and out of Sr Jaguar, was bred by Anke Frolje of Germany.
SENIOR HEELING – Wadhams also showed the American Quarter Horse Two Id Shooter Buck owned by breeder Lynn Wohlers of Missouri Valley, Iowa. The 2002 buckskin stallion is sired by Two Eyed Red Buck and out of Blanton Id Joann.
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 3,400 entries from the United States, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, Mexico and the United Kingdom are competing for 98 world championships and a purse of more than $2.4 million at this year’s event, November 8-23 at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.
For more news from the AQHA World Show, visit www.aqha.com/worldshow.
Show and event sponsors include Adequan, B&W Trailer Hitches, Farnam, Ford, John Deere, Justin Boots, Markel Insurance, Merial, Montana Silversmiths, Nutrena, Professional’s Choice, SmartPak, WeatherBeeta, Wrangler, Zoetis, The American Quarter Horse Journal, Cripple Creek, Kiser Arena Specialists, Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, State Fair Park and Fore Wheeler Golf Cars.