RMQHA Fall Futurity to add $2,500 Ranch Horse Pleasure

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Aug. 13, 2013 -- The Rocky Mountain Quarter Horse Association is adding one of the newest and most popular AQHA-approved events--Ranch Horse Pleasure--to its annual Fall Classic & Futurity line-up, with $2,500 in added sponsorship money for 3- and 4-year-old futurity divisions, plus $500 more for Amateur Ranch Pleasure. The Ranch Pleasure Futurity will have two goes and exhibitors also will show at halter.

The fun and rewarding Fall Classic & Futurity is set for Sept. 12-15 at the National Western Complex, Denver. Judges include: Glenn Wells of Georgia; Mike Weaver of California; Jeff Mellott of Kansas; and Manita McKool of Georgia.

Also new for 2013 is a 3- and 4-year-old Trail Futurity, added by popular demand.

In addition, the RMQHA Fall Classic & Futurity includes:

  • Colorado Owned & Shown Futurities, with added money from sponsor Northwest Insurance;
  • Open futurities for all breeds;
  • All futurity classes have guaranteed added money;
  • $500 Youth High Point Scholarship, sponsored by Northwest Insurance;
  • Four Full AQHA shows;
  • NSBA dual-approved classes;
  • “I Stand For Life” Award Ceremony; and
  • A complimentary Barn Party on Saturday night!

Additional sponsors include: Bormes Performance Horses; Ann Hards; Daurio Performance Horses; Evans Performance Horses; Kapushion Training, McDowall Quarter Horses; Morris Performance Horses; Simonsen Hay Farms added money for hunters; Greeley Hat Works prizes and awards; Excel Associates; Team Direct; and more.

For a complete show bill and entry information, please visit www.excelshows.com or call 303-828-3822.

The Rocky Mountain Quarter Horse Association, an affiliate of the American Quarter Horse Association, was founded in 1946 to promote and support regional Quarter Horse owners interested in various aspects of the breed: trail riding, horse showing, racing, ranch work, rodeo, youth activities, breeding and more. RMQHA offices are at 22 S. Fourth Ave., Suite 101, Brighton, CO 80601. Phone: 303-659-7752. Email: rmqha1@qwestoffice.net. Website: www.rmqha.com. Facebook: RMQHA.