angle-left Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 Championships Kicks Off

Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 Championships Kicks Off

The Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 Championships started May 1 in Wilmington, Ohio.

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From The American Quarter Horse Association

Exhibitors at the Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 Championships saddled up their American Quarter Horses on May 1 for the opening day of competition at the World Equestrian Center in Wilmington, Ohio. The show kicked off at 8 a.m. with Rookie youth ranch riding in the R+L Arena West and Rookie amateur ranch riding in the R+L Arena East.

The Nutrena East Level 1, running May 1-5, features walk-trot, Rookie and Level 1 classes. These three levels of AQHA competition are designed for everyone from the beginner to the minimally accomplished competitors in AQHA events, respectively.

 The Nutrena East Level 1 offers a variety of events and activities for competitors, friends, family and spectators to take part in throughout the show, including free Ride the Pattern clinics taught by AQHA Professional Horsemen and an educational seminar on nutrition. 

View the full tentative schedule at 

Follow the happenings at the Nutrena East Level 1 with the hashtags #NutrenaEast and #Level1Championships on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, as well as coverage from The American Quarter Horse Journal at

For more information on the 2019 AQHA Level 1 Championships, visit 

The AQHA Central, AQHA West and Nutrena East Level 1 Championships are the pinnacle events for Level 1, Rookie and walk-trot competitors around the world. Level 1 cattle events and Rookie and Level 1 ranch riding will be offered at the AQHA Level 1 Cattle Championships during the 2019 Zoetis AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships in June at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Oklahoma.

About the Sponsors
Corporate partner and event sponsors of the 2019 Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 Championships include John Deere, Justin Boots, Nutrena, SmartPak and Wrangler. 

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