Qualify for the 2022 Ford AQHYA World Championship Show

Qualify for the 2022 Ford AQHYA World Championship Show

Don’t miss your chance to qualify for the 2022 Ford AQHYA World Championship Show by April 30.

Brooke Ashton celebrates with Miss Glory Be Sharp after winning the Level 1 championship in youth stake race at the 2021 Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show. Shane Rux Photography

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The  Ford AQHYA World Championship Show  is tentatively scheduled for July 28 - August 7 at the OKC Fairgrounds in Oklahoma City.

The national qualifying period began May 1, 2021, and ends April 30, 2022. View the qualifying point requirements here. Exhibitors can also qualify through an affiliate and should contact their adviser for more details.

The Ford AQHYA World crowns 18-&-under world champions in a large slate of classes, and crowns 14-18 and 13-&-under world champions in the following core classes: western pleasure, hunter under saddle, horsemanship, hunt seat equitation, showmanship, trail and ranch riding.

Events held in conjunction with the 2022 Ford Youth World include:

  • Adequan® AQHA Level 2 Youth Championships, which are open only to Level 2-eligible youth who qualify nationally or through their affiliate;

  • AQHYA contests and events;

  • Parade of Teams;

  • Ride the Pattern Clinics, presented by Nutrena;

  • 2021 AQHA youth high-point presentations;

  • And more!

For more information about the Ford AQHYA World, visit www.aqha.com/youthworld.

About the Ford Youth World

The Ford AQHYA World Championship Show is the world’s largest, single-breed world championship horse show open exclusively to youth exhibitors age 18 and under. This is the pinnacle event for youth competitors around the world who must qualify for the event by earning a predetermined number of points to secure a spot in each of the classes, representing English, western and halter disciplines, or earn an invitation through their state or provincial affiliate. The show includes Level 3, Adequan® Level 2 youth classes and 13-&-Under Level 3 core classes. 

For more information on the Ford AQHYA World, visit www.aqha.com/youthworld.

Ford Motor Co. is the title sponsor of the Ford AQHYA World. Ford has been a partner of AQHA since 2002. 

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