November 16, 2010
By Larri Jo StarkeyThe American Quarter Horse Journal
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Gary and Lynda Paxton shop at the World Show.
Some call it retail therapy. Others call it shopping. Whichever you call it, whether you’re consoling yourself after a disappointing round at the 2010 AQHA World Championship Show or rewarding yourself for a good one, there’s plenty to see, smell, touch and buy at the trade show.
More than 130 manufacturers and retailers have booths at the World Show, filled with items from bling to boots and from trailers to feed tubs.
The trade show hours through November 20 are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Cox Pavilion and the Travel and Transportation building.
A Margarita Madness party will see some vendors slashing prices in both buildings from 5 to 6:30 p.m. November 18.
If you’re of a mind to take home something a little more animate, the World Show Sale begins with previews November 17 and the sale November 18-19 in Barn 3. You can pick up a catalog in Barn 3 to help you decide exactly which equine jewel is going to be your souvenir from the World Show.
Don’t forget that the World Show Sale Bonus Plan pays you if you place in the future at a World Show on a horse you bought at the World Show. This year, foals of broodmares or embryos sold through the World Show Sale will be eligible for the bonus.
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