Horse Club to Host 55th National Show and World Championship
Youth Show in Oklahoma City
Idaho-The Appaloosa Horse Club (ApHC) will be hosting the 55th National
Appaloosa Horse Show and Appaloosa Youth World Show in Oklahoma
City, Okla. June 24-July 6, 2002.
1,200 Appaloosas and 3,000 exhibitors will compete in over 190 youth,
open, and non-pro classes for Championship titles.
first six days of the show are dedicated to the World Championship
Youth Show. Youth exhibitors have the opportunity to participate
in a variety of classes to demonstrate their skills and talents
with horses both in and out of the show-ring. Youth also participate
in several other social and educational activities including Appaloosa
Youth Association meetings, a speech contest, a dummy roping, a
stall decorating contest, and the Team Tournament Parade on Saturday,
nation's oldest single breed championship event in the country,
the National Appaloosa Show, will begin Sunday June 30. For seven
days exhibitors will compete for titles, money, and prizes in classes
ranging from Team Penning to Reining. Additionally the Appaloosa
Pleasure Horse Association and the Appaloosa Cutting Horse Association
will be hosting classes; providing competitors with added money.
of the show include the fifth annual Challenged Riders Leadline
class for the physically and mentally challenged, Most Colorful
at Halter, Horse Against Horse games, Youth Year-End Awards Banquet
on Sunday, June 23, and Year-End Awards Banquet on Sunday June 29.
can also take part in the 2002 Shoppers' Delight Trade Show where
vendors will be displaying a variety of merchandise from western
apparel and jewelry to custom embroidery and horse trailers.
Appaloosa Horse Club (ApHC) invites everyone to attend the World
Championship Appaloosa Youth Show and 55th National Appaloosa Show.
Both shows will be filled with a variety of exciting classes, events,
and special activities. ADMISSION IS FREE!
intelligent and distinctively colorful, Appaloosas excel in a variety
of events, and are beloved around the world for their even temperaments
and reliability. Since 1938, the ApHC has served as the international
breed registry and is dedicated to the preservation and promotion
of this versatile breed.
more information contact the ApHC Show Dept. at (208) 882-5578 ext.
400 or firstname.lastname@example.org