Inaugural Pleasure Versatility Challenge Stage is Set

The inaugural Pleasure Versatility Challenge, brought to you by Terry Bradshaw Quarter Horses, will take center stage on November 10 in the Jim Norick Arena.

The American Quarter Horse Association

Seventeen versatile 3-year-old American Quarter Horses will be tested as they go head to head in a versatility competition.

The inaugural Pleasure Versatility Challenge, brought to you by Terry Bradshaw Quarter Horses and hosted by the Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show, is slated for 8 p.m. on November 10 in the Jim Norick Arena at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City. Seventeen versatile 3-year-old American Quarter Horses will be tested as they go head to head in a versatility competition. The total purse for the event is $40,950, with first place paying $8,190 and 10th place paying $1,638.

Horses will be shown sequentially in three classes: versatility pattern, sponsored by Cimarron Trailers, which counts 40 percent; western pleasure, sponsored by The Equine Chronicle, which counts 40 percent; and conformation, also sponsored by The Equine Chronicle, which counts 20 percent.

In addition to the cash awards, the winner of the pattern and western pleasure classes will receive show headstalls, and the winner of the conformation class will receive a show halter, all provided by the official tack sponsor of the Pleasure Versatility Challenge, Blue Ribbon Custom Tack. In addition to these class awards, the reserve winner in the western pleasure will receive a Chuck Letchworth Bits & Spurs show bit. The overall Pleasure Versatility Challenge champion will receive a custom-made champion belt buckle, provided by Holly Spagnola Design.

View the horses entered in the Pleasure Versatility Challenge.

View the Pleasure Versatility Challenge information.

View the sponsors of the Pleasure Versatility Challenge.

View the Pleasure Versatility Challenge score sheet.

For more information about the Pleasure Versatility Challenge, visit www.aqha.com/worldshow.

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