AQHA Crowns Ten World Champions on Sixth Day of Competition

August 29th, 2013 10:27 AM | No Comments

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Ranch Pleasure World Champion Thomas Hicks with Greyt Socks. Photo courtesy of AQHA Journal

On August 28, ten AQHA members were named world champions at the American Quarter Horse Association’s 2013 Adequan Select World Championship Show in Amarillo in the following classes:

WEANLING STALLIONS – Clark Rassi of Aubrey, Texas, showed his homebred American Quarter Horse BPF Classic. The 2013 buckskin stallion is sired by Kids Classic Style and out of Sincere A Te.

WEANLING GELDINGS – Daniel Sommerer of Jefferson City, Missouri, showed his homebred American Quarter Horse Embrace Me Cool. The 2013 chestnut gelding was sired by Very Cool and out of Embracing.

WEANLING FILLIES – Daryl Lankin of Aubrey, Texas, showed the American Quarter Horse BPF Glamour Girl owned and bred by Steve Robinson of Aubrey, Texas. The 2013 sorrel mare is sired by Telasecret and out of Shes Not Guilty.

YEARLING STALLIONS – Debby Brehm of Lincoln, Nebraska, showed her American Quarter Horse Kayotic. The 2012 sorrel stallion, sired by Fearles and out of My Sweet Innocence, was bred by Lonn and Kathy Smallwood of Pilot Point, Texas.

YEARLING GELDINGS – Carol Ray of Temple, Texas, showed her American Quarter Horse Cool Red Secret. The 2012 red roan gelding, sired by I Gotta Cool Secret and out of Design A Skip, was bred by Bill and Kathleen Huckabee of Stephenville, Texas.

YEARLING FILLIES – Anastasia Kull of Pilot Point, Texas, showed the American Quarter Horse Infiniti FX owned and bred by Kull Ranch, Inc. of Pilot Point, Texas. The 2012 bay mare is sired by De Renzo and out of Kandy Kiss Kid. 

THREE-YEAR-OLD FILLIES – Mimsi Roe Lovering of Pilot Point, Texas, showed the American Quarter Horse Elacion owned by Thomas Andrew Coon of Pilot Point, Texas. The 2010 palomino mare, sired by Mr Elusive and out of Skip Finesse, was bred by Gerald Fleisner of Carthage, Missouri. 

RANCH PLEASURE – Thomas Hicks of Hawley, Texas, showed his American Quarter Greyt Socks. The 2007 gray gelding, sired by Greyt Whiz and out of Frosty Bo Socks, was bred by WT Waggoner Estate of Vernon, Texas.

REINING – Deah Hessian-Ruple of Fountain Hills, Arizona, showed her American Quarter Horse Irish A Shine. The 2002 sorrel mare, sired by Paddys Irish Whiskey and out of Shine O Lena, was bred by Carol Rose of Gainesville, Texas.

WESTERN PLEASURE – Susan Roberts of Edmond, Oklahoma, showed the American Quarter Horse Only A Breeze owned by Capital Quarter Horses LLC of Edmond, Oklahoma. The 2009 sorrel mare, sired by Invitation Only and out of Zippin The Breeze, was bred by Kathryn Frederick of Thompsons Station, Tennessee.

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, product from Tex Tan or WeatherBeeta, neck wreath, a medallion and 100 pounds of Nutrena feed.

The Adequan Select World is the pinnacle event for American Quarter Horse exhibitors ages 50 and over from 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 1,280 entries from the United States and Canada are competing for 44 world championships at this year’s event, August 23-31 at the Tri-State Fairgrounds in Amarillo.

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Adequan is proud to be the title sponsor for the Adequan Select World. Other show sponsors include Bank of America, B&W Trailer Hitches, Farnam, John Deere, Markel, Merial, Montana Silversmiths, Nutrena, SmartPak and WeatherBeeta. The event sponsors are Cripple Creek, The American Quarter Horse Journal, Coors, Cavender’s Boot City, Kiser Arena Specialists, Zoetis, Pendleton Whisky and the Amarillo Convention & Visitors Council.

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