Judges Announced for 2022 Farnam AQHA and Adequan® Select World

Judges Announced for 2022 Farnam AQHA and Adequan® Select World

A prestigious list of judges is set for the 2022 Farnam AQHA and Adequan® Select World Championship Show.

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The American Quarter Horse Association is excited to announce the judges for the 2022 Farnam AQHA World Championship Show and AQHA Select World Championship Show, presented by Adequan® (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan). The 2022 Farnam AQHA World, Adequan® Select World, Adequan® Select Level 2 Championships and Nutrena Level 1 Champion of Champions are slated for October 27 - November 19 at the OKC Fairgrounds in Oklahoma City. 

“Our priority is to gather an exceptional roster of judges that meet the standards of our exhibitors at AQHA world championship events,” said Wayne Halvorson, AQHA senior director of officials. “We are proud to offer a talented group this year and couldn’t be more excited to present the highly qualified group of individuals selected for this year.”

The prestigious list of judges include:

Jeff Allen of Shawnee, Oklahoma
Trisha Shorten Armstrong of Cushing, Oklahoma
Jon Barry of Advance, Missouri
Chris Benedict of Weatherford, Texas
Jody Brainard of Mulhall, Oklahoma
Diane Carney of West Palm Beach, Florida
Rolyn Casper Jr. of Jensen Beach, Florida
Dolly Chayer of Sperry, Oklahoma
Lainie DeBoer of Forest Lake, Minnesota
Casey Devitt of Harrodsburg, Kentucky
Gary Duffy of North Palm Beach, Florida
Brian Ellsworth of Kendall, Wisconsin
Shelley Fitzgerald of Yukon, Oklahoma
Clint Fullerton of Kansas City, Missouri
Jerri Harmon of Seymour, Indiana
Steve Heckaman of Aubrey, Texas
Matt Howell of Dimmitt, Texas
Lyle Jackson of Cochrane, Alberta
Patricia Wilson Jellerson of Edmond, Oklahoma
Will Knabenshue of Whitesboro, Texas
Rick Leek of Dryden, Michigan
Morgan Lybbert of Valley View, Texas
Chele McGauly of Elm Grove, Louisiana
Robert Meneely of Conyers, Georgia
J. T. Mitchell of Owasso, Oklahoma
Kim Myers of Felton, Pennsylvania
Michael Ochetto of Belcher, Louisiana
Fielding “Bozo” Rogers of Carbon, Texas
Bennie Sargent of Paris, Kentucky
Russ Smith of Aubrey, Texas
Bobbie Jo Stanton of Shawnee, Oklahoma
Shane Stovall of Canton, Texas
Terry Thompson of Aubrey, Texas
Bruce Walquist of Cleburne, Texas
Todd Williamson of Eagle, Idaho
Brad Wilson of Lone Grove, Oklahoma
Lee Wood of Granbury, Texas
Dressage/Western Dressage:
Debbie Riehl-Rodriguez of Arvada, Colorado

For more information on the Farnam AQHA and Adequan® Select World, including the tentative schedule and entry information, visit www.aqha.com/worldshow.

About the Show
The Farnam AQHA World, Adequan® Select World and Adequan® Level 2 Championships are the premier events in the equine industry for amateur, Select amateur and open exhibitors. The show includes Level 3 and Adequan® Level 2 classes, as well as Nutrena Level 1 Champion of Champions classes. The shows feature over three weeks of exciting competition, educational opportunities and a bountiful trade show. For more information, visit www.aqha.com/worldshow.

About the Sponsors
Founded in 1946, Farnam Companies Inc., has grown to become one of the most widely recognized names in the animal health products industry, and has become one of the largest makers of equine products in the country. That’s why no one offers a more complete selection of horse care products. Farnam Horse Products serves both the pleasure horse and the performance horse markets with products for fly control, deworming, hoof and leg care, grooming, wound treatment and leather care, plus supplements.

Adequan®, the official equine joint therapy of AQHA, is the proud title sponsor of the Adequan® Select World and the Adequan® Level 2 Championships. When you choose a joint therapy for your horses, choose Adequan®

Read more about Nutrena, the official feed of AQHA and title sponsor of the 2022 Nutrena Level 1 Champion of Champions classes.

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