AQHA Media Policy for Ford Youth World

AQHA Media Policy for Ford Youth World

Journalists, photographers and videographers must apply by July 27 for 2020 Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show media credentials.

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All journalists/photographers/videographers covering an AQHA event must apply for media credentials. Anyone wanting media credentials for the 2020 Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show must apply by July 27.

Requests for credentials must be made via the Credential Request Application on AQHA’s website or in writing on company letterhead by the commissioning general manager, editor, news director or sports director, and must include the names and titles of those needing credentials. If a request is made in writing on company letterhead, AQHA must subsequently receive a completed Credential Request Application verifying agreement to comply with this policy.

AQHA and The American Quarter Horse Journal reserve the first right to interview AQHA world championships.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, all credentialed media must follow social-distancing procedures to help protect the health and safety of Ford Youth World attendees. Ford Youth World health protocols are available at

AQHA Periodical and Brochure Distribution Policy
AQHA prohibits the distribution of magazines, periodicals or brochures on the grounds at AQHA-produced shows unless they are an official communication tool for one of our corporate, event, affiliate or alliance partners.

Distribution of magazines, periodicals or brochures without written consent from show management is expressly forbidden. AQHA may request a copy of the magazine or brochure prior to granting permission. For inquiries, contact 

About the Ford Youth World

The Ford Youth World, which is July 29 - August 8 at the OKC Fairgrounds in Oklahoma City, is the premier event for American Quarter Horse exhibitors ages 18 and under in the equine industry. The event brings together youth from around the world for 11 days of exciting competition, educational opportunities and a bountiful trade show.

The Ford Youth World will be held pending local, state and federal government mandates. AQHA will continue to monitor the situation and potential effects on this year’s show.

For more information on the Ford Youth World, visit  

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