AQHA Crowns Ten World Champions on Eighth Day of Competition
The 2013 Bank of America Amateur and AQHA Open World Championship Show continues in Oklahoma City.
On November 15, ten 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:
AMATEUR WEANLING COLTS – Amanda Wallinger-Rowan of Elkhorn, Nebraska, showed the American Quarter Horse Hey Coach a 2013 sorrel stallion owned by Steven Wallinger of Stuart, Nebraska. Hey Coach, sired by Acoolest Touchdown and out of Im About Class, was bred by Rita Crundwell of South Beloit, Illinois.
AMATEUR YEARLING COLTS – Morgan Brehm of Lincoln, Nebraska, showed the American Quarter Horse Kayotic a 2012 sorrel stallion owned by Debby Brehm of Lincoln. Kayotic, sired by Fearles and out of My Sweet Innocence, was bred by Lonn and Kathy Smallwood of Pilot Point, Texas.
AMATEUR TWO-YEAR-OLD COLTS – 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.
AMATEUR EQUITATION OVER FENCES AND 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.
AMATEUR JUMPING – Raymond Coutley of Lexington Park, Maryland, showed his homebred the American Quarter Horse Navier Stokes. Navier Stokes is a 2000 bay gelding sired by JC Regal Doc and out of Ferns Ruby.
AMATEUR BOXING – Mindy Barkemeyer of Scottsdale, Arizona, showed her American Quarter Horse Dulce Smart Boomer. The 2005 sorrel gelding, sired by Ducles Smart Lena and out of Boomerita, was bred by William and Michelle Cowan of Ardmore, Oklahoma.
AMATEUR WORKING COW HORSE – Ashley Lembke of Northfield, Montana, showed her American Quarter Horse Sir Rey Of Oak. The 2007 sorrel gelding, sired by Dual Rey and out of PCR Starlights Oak, was bred by Tree Top Ranches LP/Oregon of Parma, Idaho.
AMATEUR HEADING – Corey Bender of Lexington, Nebraska, showed his American Quarter Horse With All Eyes On Me. The 2006 bay gelding, sired by With All Probability and out of Two Eyed Lady Buck, was bred by Judy Simpson of Castana, Iowa.
AMATEUR HEELING – Marsha Vine of Deerfield, Wisconsin, showed her American Quarter Horse Gustafus James. The 2000 bay gelding, sired by Missin James and out of Ms Peppy OtoeOlena, was bred by Saddle Creek Farm INC of Canfield, Ohio.
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.