AQHA's World Show is in Full Swing at State Fair Park in Oklahoma CitySun, 09 Nov 2014 15:36:00 CST
As the first weekend of competition winds down at the 2014 World Championship of the American Quarter Horse Association, Tom Persechino with AQHA says that the 2014 show is the biggest and best yet in the 41 year history of the world championship. He talked with Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays about the event as a guest on Ron's In the Field Segment seen Saturday mornings on KWTV, News9 in Oklahoma City- you can watch a replay of it by clicking on the play button in the video box. Hays and Persechino also had an audio conversation that can be heard by clicking on the LISTEN BAR below.
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 English, over fences, western, speed, cattle and halter events. More than 3,610 entries from the United States, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Germany, Mexico and Switzerland are competing for 100 world championships at this year's event.
The event is now in its 39th year in Oklahoma City- and has an estimated $20 million dollar impact on the OKC economy.
The AQHA World Show has a variety of events and activities for competitors, friends, family and spectators and you can see the full list of events connected with the World Show by clicking here.
There is a robust website dedicated to the world show which includes links over to webcasts of the main events- comprehensive listings of winners and a lot more- click here to jump to that World Show site.
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