AQHA Crowns Five World Champions on Third Day of Competition
The 2013 Bank of America Amateur and AQHA Open World Championship Show continues in Oklahoma City.
On November 10, five AQHA members were named world champions at the 2013 Bank of America Amateur and American Quarter Horse Association Open World Championship Show in Oklahoma City in the following classes:
PROGRESSIVE WORKING HUNTER – Linda Crothers of Mocksville, North Carolina, showed the American Quarter Horse Better Buy The Minit who is owned by Morgan Parisek of Murray, Kentucky. The 2005 bay gelding, sired by Do You Have A Minute and out of Tickle My Asset, was bred by Kramer/Davis of Bradenton, Florida.
JUNIOR WORKING HUNTER – Jessica Johnson of Pickerington, Ohio, showed the American Quarter Horse A Well Dressed Man who is owned by Sarah Elder Chabot of Maryville, Tennessee. The 2008 bay gelding, sired by HBF Iron Man and out of Exclusive Obstacle, was bred by Robin DeGraff of Midway, Kentucky.
SENIOR WORKING HUNTER – Lainie DeBoer of Saint Paul, Minnesota, showed the American Quarter Horse Larks Big Leaguer who is owned by Kelsea Hull of Ligonier, Indiana. The 2001 bay gelding, sired by Rugged Lark and out of Emma Big Leaguer, was bred by Stephen Holloway of Lamar, Arkansas.
JUMPING – Charles Carrel of Sheridan, Wyoming, showed his American Quarter Horse Ike Cadillac Cash. The 1998 buckskin gelding, sired by Touchdown Dancer and out of Nollys Drifter, was bred by Will Gill And Sons of Madera, California.
AMATEUR REINING – Kylie Warn of Canby, Oregon, showed her American Quarter Horse Gettin Magnumtized. The 2002 sorrel gelding, sired by Magnum Chic Dream and out of Getaway Lark, was bred by Elaine Latimer of Marietta, Oklahoma.
*Correction to yesterday’s results:
JUNIOR BARREL RACING – Janae Massey of Comanche, Oklahoma, showed the American Quarter Horse Famous Rhythm who was bred and is owned by Jud Little of Ardmore, Oklahoma. The 2008 sorrel mare is sired by Famous Jr and out of I Forty Rhythm
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.