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November 7-22, 2014, Oklahoma City
Journal at the World
  • Where Are They Now?

    JCG Dodge City Kitty photo courtesy of Antonio Lobeto Tames

    Mazeratti and JCG Dodge City Kitty, former AQHA World Championship Show Sale horses, are helping their new owner live out his dream in Mexico. Part 1 of a series

  • 2,102 Competitors Have Qualified

    Allocate In Blue and Courtney Suzanne Ryan

    As of March 31, more than 2,000 AQHA members have already qualified for the 2014 Bank of America Amateur and AQHA Open World Championship Show.

  • World Show Invitation Method for Halter

    Sacreds Desperaddi and Kyle Railey

    Halter exhibitors can be invited to the 2014 AQHA world championship shows by attending a designated number of shows.

  • Huntfield Derby Finals Return

    AQHA Professional Horseman Linda Crothers and Go Big Sky win the 2012 Huntfield AQHA Derby finals at the AQHA World Championship Show.

    Huntfield Derby Finals return to the 2014 AQHA World Championship Show in Oklahoma City.

  • Horse Judging Contest

    AQHA World Show 40 years

    Collegiate judging teams competed for world champion honors at the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show.

  • 2014 World Show Qualifying Points

    Strawberri Wine and AQHA Professional Horseman Bruce Vickery

    See the points required to qualify for the 2014 AQHA world championship shows, plus a new invitation method for halter competitors.

  • 2013 Farnam Superhorse

    2013 Farnam Superhorse Un Forgettable and his entourage

    AQHA crowned the 2013 Farnam Superhorse and Oklahoma City Leading Owner at the AQHA World Show.

  • AQHA World Show

    AQHA World Show 40 years

    The AQHA Executive Committee, staff and show management would like to thank you for making this one of the best displays of American Quarter Horses.

  • WCHA Get-of-Sire

    Progeny of WCHA Get-Of-Sire Winner Mr Elusive

    Mr Elusive wins the second World Conformation Horse Association Get-of-Sire class.

  • 40 Years of World Show Memories

    Oscar Thomison and OT Nik N Fool in amateur aged stallions at the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show.

    One grand aged stallion brings to mind a legendary horseman’s place in AQHA World Show history.

  • AQHA Collegiate Horsemanship Challenge

    Katie Krshka

    Former AQHA youth world champion Katy Krshka does Oklahoma State University proud.

  • AQHA World Show: Open Week

    World Show Video

    Open Week is up and going at the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show.

  • AQHA World Show Sale Results

    Best Of Sudden

    Rail-and-pattern, halter and performance horses sold strongly across the board November 17 at the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show Sale in Oklahoma City.

  • Making History: The First Chinese Exhibitor

    An Tao

    An Tao is the first Chinese exhibitor in AQHA history and he is competing at the 2013 world show.

  • AQHA's Talk Show

    World Show Video

    AQHA’s new talk show, “The All-Around,” takes you behind the scenes at the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show.

  • AQHA Collegiate Horsemanship Challenge

    Parris Rice competes in the 2012 AQHA Collegiate Horsemanship Challenge for Baylor University's women's equestrian team

    Meet the lineup of collegiate riders representing their alma maters at the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show.

  • A Classic Edition Retires

    A Classic Edition

    Longtime performance halter standout A Classic Edition walks out of the arena for the last time.

  • We are AQHA Proud

    World Show Video

    In honor of AQHA Member Appreciation Day at the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show, AQHA debuts AQHA Proud video.

  • The Sixth Judge

    Clark Parker

    At the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show, a sixth judge is being used to catalog major faults in halter horses for judge education.

  • Freestyle Horsemanship

    AQHA Professional Horseman Lainie DeBoer

    Three AQHA Professional Horsemen wowed the crowd with their creative freestyle horsemanship patterns at the 2013 AQHA World Show.

  • Amateur Week Wrap-Up

    Nicole Barnes and The Perfect Kryme

    The Journal staff's picks of some of the highlights of the 2013 Bank of America Amateur Week.

  • Farnam All-Around Amateur

    A Chanceof Blueskies and Meghan O'Malley

    AQHA crowns the 2013 Farnam All-Around Amateur.

  • World Show Prospects

    World Show Video

    View photos of the American Quarter Horses that will sell November 17 in AQHA World Championship Show Sale.

  • CRI* Jog for Soundness

    World Show Video

    Thirteen horses qualify to compete in the CRI* at the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show.

  • 40 Years of AQHA World Show Memories

    World Show Video

    The Journal started the conversation with all-around amateurs Karen Evans Mundy and Nancy Murfin-Moxley ... they took it from there.

  • AQHA World Show: November 14

    World Show Video

    The Journal's got photos from Day 6 of the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show.

  • My First World Show

    World Show Video

    Jennifer Arnold and Paris Firewater leave their first AQHA World Championship Show with a gold trophy in amateur barrel racing.

  • Amateur Returns to Showing

    Sarah Reeder

    After a long break in showing, Sarah Reeder returns to compete at her first AQHA World Championship Show.

  • Healing Power

    Tyler Jasper

    Jumper Tyler Jasper rebounded from brain surgery with the help of his American Quarter Horses.

  • AQHA World Show Sale Live-stream

    2013 AQHA World Championship Show Sale catalog

    Watch the free live-stream of the AQHA World Championship Show Sale on November 17.

  • Ranch Pleasure Amateurs

    Emily Jo Starkey Peak

    Amateurs are set to take their chance at becoming the first amateur world champion in ranch pleasure.

  • AQHA World Show: November 11

    World Show Video

    Did the Journal staff capture you in its lenses today?

  • Ranch Pleasure Tips

    Sara Gugelmeyer and Colonels Miss Chic

    Ranch pleasure exhibitors get some insight into the class from an AQHA judge.

  • AQHA World Show: November 10

    World Show Video

    The Journal's photos from the second day of the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show.

  • Cowboy Mounted Shooting

    AQHA Professional Horsemen Josh Little, Jim Searles and J.D. Yates

    Watch the video highlights from the cowboy mounted shooting exhibition at the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show.

  • Ride the Rail/Ride the Pattern Clinics

    AQHA Professional Horseman Joni Nelson

    Don't miss the Nutrena Ride the Rail/Ride the Pattern clinics to come.

  • AQHA Barn Party: November 9

    World Show Video

    Did the Journal "frame" you at the barn party?

  • In Full Swing

    AQHA World Show 40 years

    The 2013 AQHA World Championship Show kicks off today in Oklahoma City.

  • AQHA World Show Patterns

    AQHA World Show 40 years

    Download the patterns for the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show.

  • Member Appreciation Day

    AQHA World Show 40 years

    Show your AQHA pride during Member Appreciation Day on November 18 at the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show.

  • World Show Live Stream

    AQHA World Show 40 years

    AQHA is partnering with Roberts Communications for this year’s live webcast of the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show.

  • World Show Services

    AQHA On-Site Services

    Complete your AQHA and PHBA business at the AQHA World Championship Show.

  • Para-Reining

    USAReining

    Para-Reining at AQHA World Championship Show will have featured cross-over riders.

  • Concours de Reining International

    Gimme Major Bucks and AQHA Professional Horseman Pete Kyle

    AQHA will host an FEI CRI during the AQHA World Championship Show, offering riders the chance to qualify for the 2014 World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France.

  • Para-Reining

    USA Reining

    The 2013 AQHA World Championship Show will feature a Para-Reining seminar and demonstration class.

  • Special Events

    AQHA World Show 40 years

    The 2013 AQHA World Championship Show will feature a variety of events and activities for competitors, friends, family and spectators.

  • USA Reining

    Gimme Major Bucks and AQHA Professional Horseman Pete Kyle

    USA Reining will be held concurrently with the FEI CRI competition and AQHA senior reining preliminaries at the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show.

  • Stall Assignments

    AQHA World Show 40 years

    Stall assignments for the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show are now available online.

  • World Show Sale Catalog

    2013 AQHA World Championship Show Sale catalog

    View the online catalog for the AQHA World Championship Show Sale, November 17 in Oklahoma City.

  • AQHA World Show Sale

    AQHA World Show 40 years

    The AQHA World Championship Show Sale consignment deadline is extended to November 15.

  • AQHA World Show Sale

    Cruize Nite, an AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge reserve champion, will sell at the 2013 AQHA World Show Sale

    Take a look at some of the performance horses that will sell November 17 at the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show Sale.

  • AQHA World Show Sale

    AQHA world champion halter horse Mazeratti will sell at the 2013 AQHA World Show Sale

    Check out some of the halter horses that will sell November 17 at the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show Sale in Oklahoma City.

  • AQHA World Show Sale

    Always Certain is consigned to the 2013 AQHA World Show Sale, AQHA World Show Sale photo

    Take a look at some of the rail and pattern horses that will sell November 17 at the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show Sale in Oklahoma City.

  • Southern Belle Breeders Classes

    Southern Belle Breeders

    For the third year, Southern Belle Breeders Program classes will be featured at the AQHA World Championship Show.

  • AQHA World Show Sale

    AQHA World Show 40 years

    The AQHA World Championship Show Sale consignment deadline has been extended.

  • Amateur Invitational

    2012 AQHA World Championship Show - Jim Norick Arena at Oklahoma State Fair Park

    A new requirement is set for the AQHA Amateur Invitational Program, which invites more competitors to the AQHA world shows.

  • 2013 Schedule

    AQHA World Show 40 years

    Find the tentative schedule for the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show online.

  • AQHA World Show Sale

    AQHA World Show 40 years

    The deadline is approaching to consign a horse to the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show Sale.

  • Health Requirements

    Performance halter horses wait at the Ford Youth World

    AQHA announces health requirements for horses attending the 2013 AQHA world championship shows.

  • 2013 Judges

    AQHA World Show 40 years

    AQHA unveils the judges for the 2013 AQHA World Championship Show.

  • Performance Halter

    Bimini Twist and AQHA Professional Horseman Ross Roark

    Performance halter exhibitors are reminded of qualification rules for the AQHA world championship shows.

  • Ranch Pleasure

    Amateur Ranch Pleasure

    Amateurs will vie for their own AQHA ranch pleasure world championship in 2013.

  • 2013 Qualifying Points

    PF Put It N Park and AQHA Professional Horseman Buddy B. Fisher

    Qualification point levels are announced for the 2013 AQHA world championship shows.

  • World Show Photos

    K.C. Montgomery

    Order photos from the 2012 AQHA World Championship Show.

  • 2012 Farnam Superhorse

    Rising Starlight and Corey Cushing

    AQHA crowned the 2012 Farnam Superhorse and Oklahoma City Leading Owner at the AQHA World Championship Show.

  • Oklahoma City Leading Owner

    2012 Oklahoma City Leading Owner Kevin McCary

    Kevin McCary's halter horses earned him one last AQHA World Show award.

  • Governor Visits World Show

    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin meets Kaleena Weakly

    Visit includes conversation with Kaleena Weakly and 'Blondie.'

  • WCHA Get of Sire Class

    2012 WCHA Get-of-Sire Class

    Check out the Journal's photos from the 2012 WCHA Get-of-Sire class at the AQHA World Championship Show.

  • AQHA Intercollegiate Horse Judging Contest

    2012 AQHA Collegiate Horse Judging Contest Winners

    Collegiate judging teams from all over the country competed for the overall high-point awards at the 2012 AQHA World Championship Show.

  • Successful Newcomer

    Kathryn Olson and AQHA President Gene Graves

    She has only been riding show horses for five years and jumping for less than one. But Kathryn Olson has quickly made a name for herself.

  • AQHA Collegiate Horsemanship Challenge

    Carey Nowacek

    Texas A&M University’s Carey Nowacek rides off with the inaugural collegiate title.

  • Team Wrangler

    2013 Team Wrangler members

    The AQHA World Show unveils the 2012 Team Wrangler winners and new teams for 2013.

  • The Odyssey of Dan and Kristie Puls

    Dan and Kristie Puls

    Getting to Oklahoma City for the AQHA World Show was both the end of the journey and the beginning of the adventure for one first-time exhibitor.

  • AQHA Collegiate Horsemanship Challenge

    AQHA Collegiate Horsemanship Challenge prelims

    Four collegiate riders earn their place in the inaugural finals set for November 15 at the AQHA World Championship Show.

  • This Horse Loves His Chickens

    American Quarter Horse with his chickens

    On In Five shows that horses can have pets, too.

  • A Mane to Cry In

    Mary White and Absolutely For Me

    American Quarter Horses help cancer survivor Mary White clear life's hurdles.

  • AQHA World Show Sale

    AQHA World Show Sale

    Yearling stallion Rojo Solo Cup tops the AQHA World Championship Show Sale at $81,000.

  • 'Artie' is Going Home

    Artful Investment

    The 2000 reserve AQHA Superhorse, Artful Investment, goes home with Nancy Alto-Renfro.

  • Farnam Superhorse Preview Party

    Farnam Superhorse Preview

    Horses strut down the 'red dirt' carpet at a barn party during the World Show.

  • Huntfield AQHA Derby Finals

    AQHA Professional Horseman Linda Crothers and Go Big Sky win the 2012 Huntfield AQHA Derby finals at the AQHA World Championship Show.

    In a nutshell: “Brilliant.”

  • World Show Sale Preview

    2012 AQHA World Show Sale preview

    Potential buyers get a sneak peek at horses in the AQHA World Show Sale.

  • Farnam All-Around Amateur

    Farnam All-Around Amateur

    AQHA crowns the 2012 Farnam All-Around Amateur.

  • Amateur Week Ends

    Stephanie Campbell and Smart Like Cow

    A full day of activities concludes amateur competition at the 2012 AQHA World Championship Show.

  • The World Behind the Scenes

    2012 AQHA World Show

    What exactly does it take to prepare for an event like the AQHA World Championship Show?

  • AQHA World Show Sale

    AQHA World Show Sale 350 pixels wide

    Watch the free live-stream of the AQHA World Championship Show Sale.

  • Nutrena Ride the Pattern Clinic Sneak Peek

    AQHA Professional Horseman Jackie Krshka gives the Nutrena Ride the Pattern clinic on showmanship at the 2012 AQHA World Championship Show.

    You don't have to miss the Nutrena Ride the Pattern/Rail clinics at the 2012 AQHA World Show.

  • Ranch Pleasure Youngster

    Hunter Bryant

    This little fish is in a big AQHA pond.

  • AQHA Collegiate Horsemanship Challenge

    Katy Lynn Krshka riding for Oklahoma State University Women's Equestrian Team

    Sixteen collegiate riders, including AQHA world champions, face off November 14 at the AQHA World Championship Show.

  • Parties, Prelims and Finals

    Amateur performance halter geldings

    A full day of activities highlights the start of Bank of America Amateur Week.

  • Amateur Barn Party

    2012 AQHA World Show Barn Party

    Amateurs boogie at the Barn Party just for them.

  • Battle of the Sexes

    AQHA Professional Horsemen Jill Newcomb and Charlie Cole

    AQHA Professional Horsemen try their hands at cowboy mounted shooting.

  • World Show Wish List

    2012 AQHA World Championship Show - Jim Norick Arena at Oklahoma State Fair Park

    What are you looking forward to at this year's AQHA World Championship Show?

  • In Full Swing

    2012 AQHA World Show

    The 2012 AQHA World Championship Show in Oklahoma City has officially started.

  • World Show Live Stream

    World Show Live Stream

    Improvements to the Webcam necessitate charging for the 2012 AQHA World Championship Show webcast.

  • AQHA World Show Sale

    2012 AQHA World Show Sale catalog

    Download the free AQHA World Championship Show Sale catalog on your iPad.

  • What's Your Vote?

    2012 AQHA World Show

    Vote for your favorite AQHA Professional Horsemen as they literally shoot it out for the title of Fan Favorite at the AQHA World Championship Show.

  • AQHA World Show Sale

    "The A Team" sculpture by Lisa Perry

    More than just top-notch horses are up for bid at the AQHA World Championship Show Sale.

  • PHBA Registration Special

    Sam Smith and Chisdundreamin

    Register with the Palomino Horse Breeders of America at the AQHA World Championship Show for $35, regardless of the palomino’s age.

  • Pink Out

    2012 AQHA World Show

    Join the Pink Out Celebration at the 2012 AQHA World Championship Show!

  • Huntfield AQHA Derby Series

    Jerry Erickson at the 2012 Prairie Classic Huntfield Derby

    The 2012 Huntfield AQHA Derby Series culminates at the AQHA World Championship Show.

  • Equipment Rules Update

    An owner exercises her horse early in the morning.

    AQHA equipment policies go into effect November 1.

  • Working Orders

    2012 AQHA World Show

    Entry numbers are up and working orders are posted online for the 2012 AQHA World Championship Show.

  • Get-of-Sire Class

    PTMA Star Kid and AQHA Professional Horseman Ross Roark of Monahans, Texas

    The World Conformation Horse Association announces stallions entered in the Get-of-Sire class at the AQHA World Show.

  • Concour de Reining Internationale

    World Equestrian Games

    AQHA will host an FEI CRI competition at State Fair Park November 9 during the AQHA World Championship Show.

  • World Show Sale Catalog

    AQHA World Show Sale 350 pixels wide

    View the online catalog for the AQHA World Championship Show Horse Sale.

  • What Is the World Show?

    Corey Cushing and Rising Starlight won the 2011 senior working cow horse world championship

    The AQHA World Championship Show, each November in Oklahoma City, is truly a pinacle event featuring the best American Quarter Horses in the World.

  • Class Sponsorships

    2011 AQHA World Show banner

    Don't miss your last chance to purchase an AQHA World Show class sponsorship.

  • Equipment Rules

    An owner exercises her horse early in the morning.

    The AQHA Executive Committee approves equipment rules that are effective at the 2012 AQHA World Championship Show.

  • Enter Today

    2012 AQHA World Show

    Entries are due Monday, September 17, for the AQHA World Championship Show.

  • RV Spaces

    2012 AQHA World Show

    Reserve premium RV spaces for the AQHA World Championship Show today!

  • Ride the Rail/Ride the Pattern Clinics

    2012 AQHA World Show

    Attend the free Ride the Rail/Ride the Pattern clinics taught by AQHA Professional Horsemen at the 2012 AQHA World Championship Show.

  • Get of Sire Class

    Best To Be Me and AQHA Professional Horseman Luke Castle of Wayne, Oklahoma; owned by Lea Ann Koch of Oswego, Illinois

    AQHA teams up with the World Conformation Horse Association to offer a Get of Sire halter class at the 2012 AQHA World Championship Show.

  • AQHA World Show Sale

    AQHA World Show Sale 350 pixels wide

    Some of the industry’s top producers and performers will sell at the 2012 AQHA World Championship Show Sale.

  • 2012 Judges

    2012 AQHA World Show

    AQHA announces the judges for the 2012 AQHA World Championship Show.

  • AQHA World Show Program

    2012 AQHA World Show

    Journal subscribers receive a free 2012 AQHA World Championship Show Program upon request with their November 2012 issue of The American Quarter Horse Journal.

  • AQHA World Show Sale

    AQHA World Show Sale 350 pixels wide

    The consignment deadline is approaching for the 2012 AQHA World Championship Show Sale.

  • Health Requirements

    2012 AQHA World Show

    AQHA announces health requirements for horses at the 2012 AQHA world championship shows.

  • AQHA World Show Sale

    AQHA World Show Sale

    Dates, times and consignment specifics are announced for the 2012 AQHA World Championship Show Sale.

  • AQHA World Show

    2012 AQHA World Show

    The tentative schedule for the 2012 AQHA World Championship Show is available online.

  • AQHA World Show Sale

    AQHA World Show Sale

    AQHA revamps the 2012 AQHA World Championship Show Sale by taking the sale management in-house.

  • Amateur Invitational

    2012 AQHA World Show

    More AQHA amateur exhibitors are eligible for the Adequan Select and Bank of America Amateur world championship shows through the AQHA Amateur Invitational Program.