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AQHA Central Level 1 Championships Kick Off

The AQHA Central Level 1 Championships gets underway April 10 in Oklahoma City.

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From The American Quarter Horse Association

Exhibitors at the AQHA Central Level 1 Championships saddled up their American Quarter Horses on April 10 for the opening day of competition at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City. The show kicked off at 8 a.m. with the Rookie youth ranch riding in the Jim Norick Arena and Rookie youth working hunter in the Performance Arena.

The AQHA Central, running April 10-13, 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, respectively. 

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

View the full tentative schedule for the 2019 AQHA Central Level 1 Championships.

Follow the happenings at the AQHA Central with the #AQHACentral hashtag on Twitter and Instagram, as well as coverage from The American Quarter Horse Journal at

For more information on all 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 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 AQHA Central Level 1 Championships include John Deere, Justin Boots, Nutrena, Wrangler, Elite Stall Mats, The Equine Chronicle, Impact Gel, Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau, Oklahoma State Fair Park and the Camden Rehabilitation & Conditioning Center.

AQHA News and information is a service of the American Quarter Horse Association. For more news and information, follow @AQHAnews on Twitter, watch the AQHA Newscast and visit