Huge Prizes at 2011 APHA World Championship Show

The second phase of World Championship competition with the American Paint Horse Association comes this fall at the Open/Amateur World Championship Paint Horse ShowThe second phase of World Championship competition with the American Paint Horse Association comes this fall at the Open/Amateur World Championship Paint Horse Show

Story originally posted by Horsecity.com Staff

Fort Worth, TX – The second phase of World Championship competition with the American Paint Horse Association comes this fall at the Open/Amateur World Championship Paint Horse Show, which will be held November 2-12 in Fort Worth, Texas, at Will Rogers Memorial Center.

The 2011 Open/Amateur World Show is adding a total of $58,500 in top specialty classes.

REINING = $11,500 ADDED (all NRHA approved)

– 3-Year-Old Reining Challenge $5,000 added

– 4 & 5-Year-Old Reining Challenge $5,000 added

– Freestyle Reining Sweepstakes $1,000 added Overall / $500 added Non-Pro

WORKING COW HORSE = $5,000 ADDED

– 4 & 5-Year-Old Working Cow Horse Challenge $5,000 added

CUTTING = $15,000 ADDED

– 3-Year-Old Cutting Challenge $5,000 added

– 4-Year-Old Cutting Challenge $5,000 added

– 5 & 6-Year-Old Cutting Challenge $5,000 added

WESTERN PLEASURE / HUNTER UNDER SADDLE = $13,000 ADDED (NSBA approved except BWP)

– 3-Year-Old Western Pleasure Challenge $5,000 added

– 3-Year-Old Hunter Under Saddle Challenge $5,000 added

– Non-Pro 2-Year-Old Western Pleasure Sweepstakes – $1,000 added

– Solid Paint-Bred 3 & 4-Year-Old Western Pleasure Sweepstakes $1,000 added

– Bridleless Western Pleasure Sweepstakes $1,000 added

TEAM ROPING SWEEPSTAKES = $1,000 ADDED

TEAM PENNING SWEEPSTAKES = $2,000 ADDED

– Team Penning Sweepstakes $1,000 added

– Non-Pro Team Penning Sweepstakes $1,000 added

RANCH SORTING SWEEPSTAKES = $2,000 ADDED

– Ranch Sorting Sweepstakes $1,000 added

– Non-Pro Ranch Sorting Sweepstakes $1,000 added

NON-PRO VERSATILITY CHALLENGE = $2,500 ADDED

SOUTHERN BELLE BREEDERS CLASSES = $4,000 ADDED

– Classic Amateur Showmanship $500 added

– Masters Amateur Showmanship $500 added

– 2-Year-Old Hunter Under Saddle $500 added

– 3-Year-Old Hunter Under Saddle $500 added

– 2-Year-Old Western Pleasure $500 added

– 3-Year-Old Western Pleasure $500 added

– Senior Western Pleasure $500 added

– Non-Pro 2-Year-Old Western Pleasure $500 added

NSBA STALLION INCENTIVE FUND CLASSES = $2,500 ADDED

– 3-Year-Old Western Pleasure $1,250 added

– 3-Year-Old Hunter Under Saddle $1,250 added

A Hart Trailer will be presented to the All-Around Horse, and Gist Silversmiths buckles will be presented to Champion & Reserve Champion in 178 classes.

Pre-enter by the September 10 deadline for the most value. This year, all Open and Amateur-level competition will take place together, making for a more uniform feel and timeline for our competitors as the Association brings their reining and cattle events into the fold with the other Open and Amateur events.

The APHA Open/Amateur World Show Premium Book, entry forms, detailed schedule and complete details are available online at aphaworldshow.com. This is a non-qualifying show open to all registered American Paint Horses.

About the American Paint Horse Association

The APHA, founded in 1962 and headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, is the international breed registry for the American Paint Horse. In fulfillment of its mission to collect, record and preserve pedigrees of the breed, APHA recognizes and supports 111 regional and international clubs, produces championship shows, sponsors trail rides and creates and maintains programs that increase the value of American Paint Horses and enriches the members experiences with their horses.

APHA has registered over one million horses in 59 nations and territories since it was founded, and now serves approximately 64,000 active members around the world.

For more information about APHA and the World Championship Show, including entry details, results and a list of competitors visit aphaworldshow.com or call APHA at (817) 834-2742.