APHA 2-Year-Old Western Pleasure Stakes Class Payout hits $40k

Fort Worth, TX— The Farnam brand is recognized worldwide for their longstanding commitment to helping people improve the quality of life for their horses. Today they announced a new commitment to the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) by adding $10,000 to the 2-Year-Old Western Pleasure Stakes class, pushing the total guaranteed purse to $40,000. The class will be held during the upcoming 2012 APHA Open/Amateur World Championship Show in November.

Horses eligible for the Farnam 2-Year-Old Western Pleasure Stakes are those that went through the 2011 Breeders’ Trust Sale “Stakes” session. The class–which is destined to be a crowd favorite––will be held on Sunday, November 11 in the John Justin Arena at Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas. Horses eligible for Farnam’s $40,000-guaranteed class are:

(Horse)                  (Owner)           (Sire)
AGENT DINOZZO–Ann Cowan–CR Good Machine
ALL WAYS A JEWEL–Brad Perkins –All Time Fancy
BET ON TEDDY –Raina Parsons–Bet Your Chip
BETTY B LOPIN–Meagan Fahlman–Hes Lopin Supreme
BIGTIME FANCY–Breanne Shaffer–R Big Time Fancy
DUPLICATE THIS FAME–Michael /Edie Hatcher–Hes Suddely Famous
FANCY ALLOFA SUDDEN–Brad Perkins–All Time Fancy
GET THE SENSATION–Tim/Cindy Snapp–Zippos Sensation
IMA ULTIMATE MACHINE–James L Jorgensen–CR Good Machine
INVITE DILLON–Michelle Steigmeyer–Special Invitation
MISTER SAWYER BROWN–Paul/Kimberly Garrett–I Only Date Model
MR ED HARDY–Michelle Tucker–RH Mr Imprint
RADICAL HOTRODDER–Martin Jack Walker–Hot Roddin Zip
RADICAL ROXANNE–James L Jorgensen–Get Radical AQHA
RADICALLY DEPUTIZED–Julie A Thomas–Radicalized
RIOS HOT BELLE–Stephen/Dale Underwood–Scenic Rio Krymsun
SUDDENLY A TRADITION–Tohnni J Jones–Sudden Instinct AQHA
SUDDENLY RICH–Raina Parsons–Sudden Instinct AQHA
THE LOVE MACHINE–Megan S Caliendo–A Good Machine AQHA
UP THE CHARISMA–Lori L Dugdale–Ultimate Charisma

The following day, November 12, APHA will hold the 2012 Breeders’ Trust Select Sale with a regular session, a new weanling halter stakes session, and a yearling performance stakes session. It is the only place to purchase a horse that can compete for the Farnam purse money in 2013. Horses selling in the stakes sessions will be eligible to return and compete in their respective stakes class (yearling halter, Western pleasure or hunter under saddle) at the 2013 World Championship Show. The sale consignment deadline is set for August 15. Visit apha.com/breederstrust for forms and complete details.

More about Farnam: In the last 53 years, Farnam has grown from a small mail-order business to one of the most widely recognized names in the animal health care industry. Their equine products have grown so successfully over the years that today Farnam is the largest marketer of equine products in the United States, with expanding markets in Canada, Puerto Rico, countries in Central and South America, Europe and the Middle and Far East. Products include fly control, nutritional supplements, hoof and leg care, grooming, wound treatments, leather care and stable supplies.

Visit their website (www.farnamhorse.com) to familiarize yourself with its wide array of equine products, so that you can show your support for our new APHA World Show sponsor.

About the American Paint Horse Association: The American Paint Horse Association (APHA), the international breed registry for the American Paint Horse headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2012. 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 members’ experiences with their horses. APHA has registered more than a million horses in 59 nations and territories since it was founded, and now serves over 64,000 active youth and adult members around the world. For more information about APHA and how to get involved, visit apha.com or call (817) 834-2742.