March 19-21, 2015, Houston, Texas

March 21, 2014

Exhibitor Party Rocks the House

Cowboy mounted shooters and their Versatility Ranch Horse cohorts celebrated their time in Houston at the exhibitor reception March 20.

By Tara Matsler
The American Quarter Horse Journal

exhibitor party at 2013 Zoetis VRH World and John Deere CMS World

AQHA members from 20 states, plus Germany, flocked to Houston for the Zoetis VRH and John Deere CMS world championships. (Credit: Journal)

Whether they're wielding pistols or ropes, these folks love their American Quarter Horses and a chance to kick back and enjoy good times with like-minded friends.

The Zoetis Versatility Ranch Horse and John Deere Cowboy Mounted Shooting AQHA World Championships raced into Houston March 20. The world championships are held in conjunction with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. 

Before the exhibitor party, Versatility Ranch Horses and their riders tested their mettle in ranch cutting, while cowboy mounted shooters prepared for the preliminary rounds of their competition, which were held the next day.

The world champions will be crowned March 22.