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World Show added-money classes swell by 38% in 2022

Money talks, and huge purses helped the 2022 APHA World Championship Show see a 38 percent increase in added-money competition.

Figures include challenge/sweepstakes payouts as well as Texas-bred, tobiano incentive, jackpots and all-breed payouts

  • Reining – $132,084 paid out
    • Notable: 44% increase in reining entries
  • Ranch – $176,975 paid out
    • Notable: 50% increase in APHA ranch entries (not including all-breed events)
  • Barrel Racing/Pole Bending – $56,770 paid out
  • Cutting – $39,207 paid out
  • Working Cow Horse – $31,560 paid out
  • Roping – $18,430 paid out
  • Mounted Shooting – $11,431 paid out
  • Western Pleasure/Hunter Under Saddle/Trail/Longe Line/Equitation/Horsemanship/Showmanship – $246,971 paid out


The 2022 APHA World Show took place June 24-July 10 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Learn more: apha.com/worldshow and in the September/October 2022 Paint Horse Journal


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