June 14, 2013
The AQHA World Show features the world’s top riders and their American Quarter Horses.
The tentative schedule for the 2013 Bank of America Amateur and American Quarter Horse Association Open World Championship Show is now available online.
The AQHA World Show, which is November 8-23 at the State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, features the world’s top riders and their American Quarter Horses.
“AQHA is very thankful to have the AQHA World Show Task Force on hand to carefully plan the World Show schedule,” said Tom Persechino, AQHA executive director of competition and breed integrity. “The task force comprises exhibitors, both trainers and amateurs; owners; breeders; AQHA alliance representatives; ground preparation specialists; and course designers.
“Due to the size and the nature of the World Show, it certainly is one of the more challenging events to plan,” Persechino added. “We are grateful that this diverse group of AQHA members is involved in the planning and scheduling process of the show.”
The qualifying period for the AQHA World Show ends July 31. Click here to view the points necessary to qualify for the Bank of America Amateur World, and here for the AQHA Open World.
The AQHA World Show is a pinnacle event for American Quarter Horse owners and exhibitors around the globe. Each November, thousands of competitors and their horses convene at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City for the World Show. Competitors must reach a predetermined number of points to secure a spot in each of the classes. Competitors and their American Quarter Horses compete yearlong to qualify for the honor of competing at this annual event and represent the disciplines of English, western and halter.
Bank of America is the proud title sponsor of the Bank of America Amateur World Championship Show. AQHA members can take advantage of exclusive checking and savings accounts, lines of credit and credit cards. Show your passion for horses and click here for more information or to open an account.
Other sponsors of the AQHA World Show include these AQHA corporate partners: Adequan, B&W Hitches, Farnam, Ford, John Deere, Justin, Markel, Merial, Montana Silversmiths, Nutrena, Zoetis, Professional’s Choice, Cripple Creek, SmartPak, Tractor Supply Co., WeatherBeeta and Wrangler. For more information on these companies and their products and services click here.
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