AQHA ANNOUNCES NEW AWARD FOR 13-&-UNDER COMPETITORS AT 2012 BUILT FORD TOUGH AQHYA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW
May 29, 2012
The American Quarter Horse Journal reports:
The American Quarter Horse Association will recognize the top three 13-&-under competitors in every class at the 2012 Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show.
The top three 13-&-under competitors at the Ford Youth World August 3-11 in Oklahoma City, will receive an award, designed by AQHA's new trophy company, Awards Recognition Concepts. This achievement will also appear on the official records of the horse and exhibitor.
"Recognizing our 13-&-under exhibitors is a great way to shine the spotlight on these young exhibitors who have worked hard to qualify for and are tough competitors at the Ford Youth World," said AQHA President Gene Graves of Grand Island, Nebraska.
"Also, AQHA will once again recognize the top three Intermediate exhibitors in each class at the Ford Youth World with a special Intermediate award," Graves added. "There are many great opportunities this year to be recognized for your performances at the Ford Youth World."
The entry deadline for the Ford Youth World is July 2.
Ford Motor Company is the official sponsor of the Ford Youth World. AQHA members are eligible for a $500 rebate through Ford on select Ford or Lincoln models, some restrictions apply. In order to qualify, you must be an AQHA member (U.S. residents only) for at least 60 days. Get your rebate here and remember when purchasing your next vehicle, buy Built Ford Tough.