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Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show Commences

The 2019 Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show kicked off November 7 at the Oklahoma City Fairgrounds.

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Exhibitors at the 2019 Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show saddled up and brought their A-game to the show pen for the first day of stiff competition on November 7 at the Oklahoma City Fairgrounds in Oklahoma City. Classes began at 2 p.m. in the Jim Norick Arena with amateur pole bending .

Nearly 4,000 entries from the United States, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Switzerland and the United Kingdom are competing for 99 world championships and 90 Adequan® Level 2 Championships champion titles, with nearly $2 million in prize money up for grabs at this year’s event, November 7-23.

The Lucas Oil World has a variety of events and activities for competitors, friends, family and spectators, including free Nutrena Ride the Pattern clinics taught by AQHA Professional Horsemen. See the Lucas Oil World Show schedule for the tentative list of clinics and times.

Join AQHA for an exciting evening at 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 9, for the Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show Match Roping. Watch Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association cowboys  Chad Masters and Joseph Harrison versus father-son duo J.D. and Trey Yates battle it out for $10,000 in prize money, as well as the top overall title of Lucas Oil World match team roping champions. Tickets are just $10 and include entertainment by rodeo performer J.J. Harrison. The AQHA Spirit Award also will be presented to Taylor Sheridan, Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and creator of the “Yellowstone” TV series on the Paramount Network. This will be a fun, action-packed event for the whole family that you won’t want to miss.

Attendees can also look forward to receptions and parties during the show. For more information on special events at this year’s show, visit www.aqha.com/worldshow.

Take a break from the action in the arenas to enjoy the free Trade Show in the Bennett Event Center. The Trade Show features more than 100 vendors from across the United States, offering home décor, jewelry, tack, western attire, trailers and more. The Trade Show features live coverage of the Lucas Oil World, two cocktail bars and four concessions areas. It is also the home of the ARC Champions Circle, presented by Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que, Stehney Quarter Horses and Smith Show Horses. Visit AQHA’s booth to get your AQHA paperwork processed onsite and purchase your Lucas Oil World commemorative merchandise at the American Quarter Horse Store.

About the Lucas Oil World

The Lucas Oil World is the premier event in the equine industry. The show brings together exhibitors, owners, breeders and fans of the American Quarter Horse from around the world for two weeks of exciting competition, educational opportunities and a bountiful trade show.

Lucas Oil is proud to be the title sponsor for the 2019 Lucas Oil World. Other show and event sponsors include Adequan®, Bank of America, Boehringer Ingelheim, Curt and Luverne, Ford, John Deere, Justin Boots, Markel Insurance Co., Nutrena, QStallions, SmartPak, Sundowner Trailers and Wrangler.

For more information on the Lucas Oil World and a tentative schedule, visit www.aqha.com/worldshow.

Can’t Make It to Oklahoma City?

Be sure to tune in to the free live webcast to watch all the action from the Jim Norick and Performance arenas at www.aqha.com/worldshow. You’ll also find the best coverage of the show, results and more, courtesy of The American Quarter Horse Journal!

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