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2018 APHA World Show Schedule now posted

The 2018 APHA Open/Amateur World Show schedule is now posted online!

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27 New Classes Offered

  • Full slate of Ranch Classes for Open, Amateur & Novice Amateur divisions (Regular Registry)
  • Amateur Solid Paint-Bred Ranch Riding
  • Amateur Solid Paint-Bred Ranch Trail
  • 3-Year-Old Trail Sweepstakes (Open/Non-Pro divisions held concurrently)
  • 4- & 5-Year-Old Trail Sweepstakes (Open/Non-Pro divisions held concurrently)
  • 4-Year-Old & Older Western Pleasure Sweepstakes (Open & Non-Pro)
  • 4-Year-Old & Older Hunter Under Saddle Sweepstakes (Open & Non-Pro)
  • Western Yearling Longe Line (Open & Amateur)
  • Hunter Yearling Longe Line (Open & Amateur)
  • Amateur Performance Halter – Stallions, Mares & Geldings

New Solid Paint-Bred Added Money Opportunities

Solid Paint-Bred horses now eligible to compete in all non-pointed, non-World Championship classes with Regular Registry Paints.

Continued Alliance Partnerships/Events

The following events will take place in conjunction with the 2018 APHA World Show:

  • WCHA Breeder’s Championship Futurity and The Big Money Futurity
  • The Breeders Halter Futurity (Des Moines, IA) $20,000 Bonus Payout
  • Lynn Simons Memorial Halter Futurity
  • Southern Belle Breeders’ Classes
  • APHA HorseIQ World Championship Judging Contest
  • ACHA Cowtown Cutting

More details and entry forms will be released soon at apha.com/oawcs. To compete in most world championship classes, horses must qualify by competing at two APHA-approved events within the qualifying period (June 1, 2017 – June 4, 2018) or pay a $1,000 per show qualifying fee; some qualification exemptions exist—see the full qualification requirements and exemptions at apha.com/oawcs/qualifiers.


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