angle-left Zoetis AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships Wrap-Up

Zoetis AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships Wrap-Up

Exhibitors at 2019 Zoetis VRH World, Zoetis RHC Finals, Level 1 Cattle and NRSHA National championships took home championship titles and prizes from four shows.
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That’s a wrap on the 2019 Zoetis AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships. Exhibitors from 30 states and Costa Rica competed for seven VRH world championship titles, 42 VRH class championships, seven NRSHA all-around championships, eight Level 1 youth and eight Level 1 amateur class championships, and 18 Ranching Heritage Challenge championships. Plus AQHA Top Ranching Heritage Bred Horse Awards were presented to the overall highest placing horses in youth and amateur divisions of the Cattle Level 1 and the overall highest placing horse at the Zoetis VRH World. The Zoetis AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships ran June 18-23 at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Oklahoma.

Between the 2019 Zoetis VRH World, Zoetis RHC Finals, Level 1 Cattle and NRSHA National Championships, nearly 400 horses and more than 350 exhibitors competed in a variety of ranch events, including ranch cutting, team roping, working cow horse and ranch conformation. There were more than 2,300 entries in the show and the purse reached nearly $210,000.

“Congratulations to all of our competitors, these four ranch horse shows showcase the talent and skill of our ranching competitors,” said AQHA Chief Show Officer Pete Kyle. “We appreciate all of the exhibitors, owners, trainers and breeders for attending the show and want to congratulate them for their wins or for simply hitting personal bests at the 2019 Zoetis VRH World.”

View the official results and score sheets at www.aqha.com/versatility.

AQHA Professional Horsemen volunteered their time to give free Ride the Pattern clinics. These clinics gave exhibitors and spectators the perfect opportunity to learn how AQHA Professional Horsemen would approach a specific Zoetis VRH World pattern. Thanks to the generosity of the Ride the Pattern Clinics attendees, the AQHA Professional Horsemen’s Crisis Fund raised more than $500.

If you were unable to join us in Guthrie, be sure to check out results at www.aqha.com/versatility. You can also visit the Zoetis VRH World, Level 1 Cattle and Zoetis RHC Finals Facebook event pages to check out action from the shows.

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