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AQHA Presents PRCA Horse of the Year Awards

The 2019 PRCA Horses of the Year, presented by AQHA, receive $5,000 and an AQHA bronze trophy.

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The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Horse of the Year Award, presented by the American Quarter Horse Association, recognizes the outstanding registered American Quarter Horse in each of the PRCA's timed-event categories. The top horses are awarded at the annual PRCA Awards Banquet in Las Vegas on December 4 at the South Point Hotel & Casino before the start of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.

The owner of the PRCA/AQHA/Women’s Professional Rodeo Association Horses of the Year in each category will be awarded $5,000 and an AQHA bronze trophy. Second place will receive $3,000 and third place will receive $2,000.

The following are the top 3 in each event:

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1. Jewels Smoke Screen “Smoke;” ridden by Tate Kirchenschlager; owned by Brad Lands
2. Cee How Nifty “Johnson;” owned and ridden by Clay Tryan
3. RK Tuff Trinket “Bob;” owned and ridden by Riley Minor

Heeling:
1. DT Sugar Chex Whiz “Sugar;” ridden by Billie Jack Saebens; owned by Dixon Flowers QH
2. Leos Highbrow “Sug;” owned and ridden by Brady Minor
3. Smart Little Cab “Casino;” owned and ridden by Paul Eaves

Tie-down Roping:
1. Little Smart Leo "Big Time;" owned and ridden by Tyler Milligan
2. Barshoe Brute “Rock;” ridden by Lane Livingston; owned by JR Livingston
3. Pocketful of Light “Pockets;” owned and ridden by Caleb Smidt

Steer Roping:
1. Mr Blakburn Chex 113 “Dunny;” owned by Rocky Patterson and ridden by Cole Patterson
2. CoopersLittleToy “Cooper;” owned and ridden by Chris Glover
3. At War Leo “Punchy;” owned and ridden by Cody Lee

Steer Wrestling:
1. Do Get Famous “Rattle;” ridden by Matt Reeves; owned by Matt & Savanah Reeves
2. Canted Plan “Scooter;” owned and ridden by Tyler Pearson & Kyle Irwin
3. Patrionic Dash “Mable;” ridden by Stetson Jorgensen; owned by Garret Henry

Barrel Racing:
1. High Valor "Valor;" owned and ridden by Dona Kay Rule
2. KN Fabs Gift Of Fame "J Lo;" ridden by Ivy Saebens; owned by Kenny Nichols and James Barron
3. (Tie) Freckles Ta Fame "Can Man;" ridden by Shali Lord; owned by Joe and Carla Spitz
3. (Tie) An Oakie With Cash "Louie;" ridden by Lisa Lockhart; owned by Lisa and Grady Lockhart

The AQHA-PRCA horses of the year will be featured in the December America’s Horse.

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