July 31, 2012
The Ford Youth World will be providing youth with and without horses with some great events and opportunities.
While the competition takes center stage at the 2012 Built Ford Tough American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Championship Show, those with or without horses will still have an opportunity to take part in a variety of activities.
“AQHYA has been working hard to make sure there is something for everyone to do at this year’s Ford Youth World,” said Tom Persechino, AQHA executive director of competition and breed integrity.
While some events require pre-entries, there are many events for youth to compete in and all of the events are open for viewing.
Tentative schedule for these exciting events:
Thursday, August 2
Friday, August 3
Saturday, August 4
Sunday, August 5
Monday, August 6
Tuesday, August 7
Wednesday, August 8
Thursday, August 9
For more information on the Ford Youth World, visit www.aqha.com/youthworld.
The Ford Youth World is the pinnacle event for American Quarter Horse exhibitors, ages 18 and under, around the world, who must qualify for the event by earning a predetermined number of points to compete in each of the classes representing halter, English and western disciplines. More than 2,400 entries from the United States, Brazil, Canada, England, Germany, Mexico, Sweden and Venezuela are competing for 34 world championships at this year’s event, August 3-11 at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.
Ford Motor Co. is the title sponsor of the Ford Youth World. AQHA members are eligible for a $500 rebate through Ford on select Ford or Lincoln models, some restrictions apply. In order to qualify, you must be an AQHA member for at least 60 days. Get your rebate here and remember when purchasing your next vehicle, buy Built Ford Tough.
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