AQHA Crowns ten World Champions on Seventh Day of Competition
The 2013 Bank of America Amateur and AQHA Open World Championship Show continues in Oklahoma City.
On November 14, 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 GELDINGS – Jeff Habighorst of Cave Creek, Arizona, showed the American Quarter Horse Coolsified Secret a 2013 sorrel gelding owned by Vernon Habighorst of Phoenix, Arizona. Coolsified Secret, sired by Kid Coolsified and out of Milans Pretty Secret, was bred by S.D. Trahan and C. Tucker of Dallas, Texas.
AMATEUR WEANLING FILLIES – Josh Weakly of Shelbyville, Illinois, showed his American Quarter Horse FG Coco Chanel. The 2013 sorrel mare, sired by Image Of Kid and out of Shes Totally A Lady, was bred by Gary and Linda Gordon of Roanoke, Texas.
AMATEUR YEARLING GELDINGS – Frank Berris of Sparta, Michigan, showed his American Quarter Horse Its Gameday. 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.
AMATEUR TWO-YEAR-OLD FILLIES – Josh Weakly of Shelbyville, Illinois, showed his American Quarter Horse Giancarla. The 2011 chestnut mare, sired by Gianni and out of Miss Cool Diva, was bred by Nacogdoches Boys Ranch of Nacogdoches, Texas.
AMATEUR THREE-YEAR-OLD FILLIES – Joni James Roth of Kansasville, Wisconsin, showed the American Quarter Horse Get Your Flirt On a 2010 chestnut mare owned by Jim Roth of Kansasville. Get Your Flirt On, sired by RTH Mr Wilson and out of Sierras Fascination, was bred by Firman Yoder of Sugarcreek, Ohio.
AMATEUR THREE-YEAR-OLD GELDINGS – Tina Freeland of Corryton, Tennessee, showed her American Quarter Horse Indefinable. The 2010 bay gelding, sired by Mr Elusive and out of Shez Wild N Wicked, was bred by Allan, Sara and Erik Willimon of Kismet, Kansas.
AMATEUR PLEASURE DRIVING – Terrie Brewer Booth of Dallas, Texas, showed her American Quarter Horse Luke Here Honey. The 2000 chestnut gelding, sired by Luke At Me and out of Student Of Art, was bred by Nancy McGregor of Nocona, Texas.
AMATEUR TIE-DOWN ROPING – Sid Miller of Stephenville, Texas, showed his American Quarter Horse Big Smokin Wonder. The 1997 sorrel mare, sired by Big As I am and out of Lucky Smokin Jade, was bred by J and D Quarter Horse Farm of Hico, Texas.
AMATEUR BREAKAWAY ROPING – Jim Bound of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, showed his American Quarter Horse, Bound To Whiz. The red dun gelding, sired by Who Whiz It and out of Not Dun Cookin, was bred by Lisa Lubbert of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.
AMATEUR RANCH PLEASURE – Christy Brasier of Montrose, Colorado, showed the American Quarter Horse SF Check Me Out owned by Butch Morgan of Elbert, Colorado. The 1999 bay gelding, sired by Look Whos Larkin and out of Katie Chex, was bred by Steve Fleming of Comanche, Texas.
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.