October 7, 2013
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Cruize Nite, 2006 bay gelding by Smart Chic Olena and out of Miss Double Tuck by Poco King Tuck, was the amateur reserve champion at the 2013 AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas. He will sell November 17 at the 2013 AQHA World Show Sale in Oklahoma City. (AQHA World Show Sale photo)
Some of the industry’s top performance horses will enter the sale ring at 10 a.m. on November 17 at the 2013 American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show Sale in Oklahoma City.
Held in conjunction with the AQHA World Championship Show, the World Show Sale, sponsored by AQHA Corporate Partner Markel, is one of the highlights of the two-week show. Buyers will have a chance to watch the sale horses in action at the sale preview at 1 p.m. on November 16. From halter to rail and pattern, and performance horses, this year’s sale is the perfect place for buyers to find their next world show prospect.
The performance horses consigned to this year’s sale include horses eligible for the Zoetis-AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenges, National Reining Horse Association Futurity and National Reining Breeders Classic, as well as proven performers in reining, roping and ranch pleasure.
“AQHA is looking forward to a high-quality group of horses at this year’s AQHA World Show Sale,” said Doug Hayes, AQHA director of business development. Although Doug is the in-house staff person handling the show, he answers to the AQHA World Show Sale Committee, which comprises AQHA members who are industry leaders in their disciplines.
“Many buyers have the dream of one day owning an AQHA world champion,” Hayes continued. “AQHA and the World Show Sale Committee want to help facilitate that dream, and that’s why we took special care in selecting the horses consigned to this year’s sale.”
Before accepting a horse into the sale, the committee members analyzed each horse’s performance record, pedigree, dam and sire performance records, conformation and athletic ability.
Stay tuned to www.aqha.com/worldshow for a full list of consigned horses, plus an online sale catalog. To receive a sale catalog, contact Geneva Hoyne at firstname.lastname@example.org or 806-378-4390. For questions regarding the AQHA World Show Sale, contact Doug Hayes at email@example.com or 806-378-4384.
As a proud sponsor of AQHA, Markel Insurance Co. focuses on protecting your western lifestyle, including your horses, barn, tack and equipment. With over 40 years of expertise in insuring horses and horse businesses, Markel will meet your unique needs. Markel is sponsoring the AQHA World Show Sale and providing 24-hour fall-of-the-hammer insurance coverage to sale consignments.
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