Merial AQHA Region Six Championships Set for July 21-23

The fourth of six 2017 Merial AQHA Regional Championships kicks off July 21-23 in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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AQHA Region 6 exhibitors are preparing for the 2017 Merial AQHA Region Six Championships, which is approaching quickly. The show, slated for July 21-23 at the Eastern States Exposition Center in Springfield, Massachusetts, provides American Quarter Horse enthusiasts a chance to test their horse-showing skills. Deadline for entry is July 1.

This regional championships features a three-day event packed with a variety of classes, starting with AQHA Level 1 Amateur Showmanship at 7 a.m. on July 21 at the Eastern States Exposition Center. AQHA judges Stephen Stephens, Terry Cross, Tony Burris, Holly Hover, Gary Roberts and Brad Jewett will judge the event. For a full show itinerary, visit

“These shows are the best way for exhibitors to get their feet wet in AQHA championship events,” said Charlie Hemphill, AQHA director of shows and new events. “Thanks to the help of our partners, competitors will be vying for some great prizes at each of the regional championship shows.”

Regions 1 and 2 will also hold Regional Championships. Exhibitors from every region are invited to attend a regional championships, but an exhibitor may only compete at one regional championships per year.

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About the Title Sponsor
The regional championships would not be possible without title sponsor Merial. As an official AQHA animal health care partner, Merial is a world-leading, innovation-driven animal health company, providing a comprehensive range of products to enhance the health, well-being and performance of a wide range of animals. Whether you care for pleasure horses, racehorses, performance horses or working horses, Merial offers you products to protect them. Learn more about Merial’s official AQHA products.

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