AQHA Crowns twelve World Champions on Fifth Day of Competition
The 2013 Bank of America Amateur and AQHA Open World Championship Show continues in Oklahoma City.
On November 12, twelve 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 TEAM PENNING - Kerri Longtine of Christine, North Dakota, showed her American Quarter Horse So Tight She Squeaks. The 1997 sorrel mare, sired by Squeak Toy and out of Sassy Playgirl Ann, was bred by Tails Are Up Partners of Millsap, Texas.
Matt Longtine of Christine, showed the American Quarter Horse Pastels Bella Rose a 2006 sorrel mare owned by Kerri. Pastels Bella Rose, sired by Pastels Smart Lena and out of Yellow Rose Vandal, was bred by S. David Plummer of Fort Worth, Texas.
Sharon Kuebker of Gurnee, Illinois, showed her American Quarter Horse Docs High Tek Tivio. The 1997 buckskin mare, sired by Tops Quick Image and out of Miss Jameen Doc, was bred by James Brent and Kim West of Mayfield, Kentucky.
TEAM PENNING – American Quarter Horse Playboy Is My Papa is owned by Travis Roberson of Gainesville, Texas, and was shown by Dustin Johnson of McCool, Mississippi. The 2005 bay roan gelding, sired by Duals Blue Boon and out of Mini Play, was bred by Kay Floyd of Stephenville, Texas.
American Quarter Horse TR Zack Attack was shown by owner Tommy Buckner of Magee, Mississippi. The 2005 sorrel gelding, sired by Zack T Wood and out of TR Hickasis, was bred by Strawn Valley Ranch of Strawn, Texas.
American Quarter Horse HH Reygin was shown by owner Terry Brooks of Blanchard, Oklahoma. The 2006 sorrel gelding, sired by Dual Rey and out of Smart Lil Ginney, was bred by Jim Holmes of Longmont, Colorado.
AMATEUR RANCH PLEASURE – Sarah Anne Lesh of Whitesboro, Texas, showed the American Quarter Horse Flossie Floyd owned by Jared Lesh of Whitesboro. The 2000 sorrel mare, sired by Smart Little Jerry and out of Snappers Tiganna, was bred by Tommy Houston of Bluff Dale, Texas.
Jordan Lesh of Perry, Oklahoma, showed his American Quarter Horse Bet On Kit. The 2004 red roan gelding, sired by Bet On Me 498 and out of Smoke N Dually, was bred by Scotty Rutherford of Forreston, Texas.
RANCH PLEASURE – American Quarter Horse Smart Lil Boons is owned by Megan Walsh of Morrison, Oklahoma, and was shown by Joel Lesh of Stillwater, Oklahoma. The 2007 bay mare, sired by Smart Lil Highbrow and out of Boons Tivio, was bred by Anthony D’Angelo of Sun Valley, California.
American Quarter Horse Fletch A Jewel is owned by Joel Lesh and was shown by Jordan Lesh of Perry, Oklahoma. The 2000 bay gelding, sired by Lenas Jewel Bars and out of Budhas Bay Fletch, was bred by Bob and Martha Peacock of Waco, Texas.
AMATEUR WESTERN PLEASURE – Darcy Reeve of Garden City, Kansas, showed the American Quarter Horse A Certain Vino. The 2003 brown gelding, sired by Certain Potential and out of Dotevita, was bred by Time and Lou Petty of Ocala, Florida.
AMATEUR WESTERN RIDING – Theresa Moran of Laguna Hills, California, showed the American Quarter Horse Vital Signs Are Good owned by Joe and Karen Moran of Laguna Hills, California. The 2000 red roan mare, sired by Zippos Mr Good Bar and out of Vitalism, was bred by Kristen Rinkenberger of Morton, Illinois.
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.