SUBMITTED BY GAYLE PAWLEY-WILSON
The American Quarter Horse Asssociation Regional Championships are back for July 20-24 at the prestigious Thunderbird Equestrian Show Park in Langley BC. Watch Championship competition, attend the many educational clinics offered by AQHA Professional Horsemen and women, test ride an American Quarter Horse and stroll the Equine Trade Fair.
All 4-H Horse members are invited to the SUMMER SPECTACULAR held in conjunction with the AQHA Regional Championships. For the 4-H information contact TESS RILEY at [email protected].
AQHA or Appendix registered horse owners you’re invited to compete for your share of over $130,000 in awards. AQHA Cutting, Jumping, Ranch Sorting, Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Heading, Healing, Reining, Halter, Working Cow Horse, Western Pleasure, Trail, Hunter under Saddle and many more AQHA classes will be offered. AQHA eligibility rules apply and you must be an AQHA member.
If you don’t own an AQHA horse, Novice Youth and Novice Amateur riders can now compete on a friend, coach or trainers AQHA horse. If you’re a Youth (19 & under) and ride another breed of horse, we offer a full list of All Breed Youth Classes and awards to 5th place.
Don’t usually show your horse, just trail ride? Try the EXTREME TRAIL with 3 time National Trail Champion and AQHA Professional Horseman Mark Bolender. Check it out at www.uniquehorsemanship.com. There will be a Saturday morning clinic followed by an afternoon competition on July 23.
Go to WWW.R1AQHA.COM for a full class list, contact information and the event and clinic schedules.