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UPDATE: $105,000 Added to Halter Classes at AQHA World Show

Qualify now for your chance to compete for $105,000 in added prize money in halter classes at the 2017 Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show.

New this year, halter exhibitors at the 2017 Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show will have the opportunity to compete for $105,000 in additional prize money.

 Thanks to the generosity of 10-year cumulative breeders Steve and Kathy Headley of Bloomington, Indiana, who donated $20,000, 30-year cumulative breeders Gary and Linda Gordon of Fossil Gate Farms, located in Roanoke, Texas, who donated $50,000, and 30-year cumulative breeders Terry and Tammy Bradshaw who donated $35,000, exhibitors will compete for added money in various halter classes.

The Association along with the Headleys, Gordons, and Bradshaws will determine how the added money will be disseminated and the classes to which it will be awarded. Those details will be announced before the Lucas Oil World entry deadline, September 15, on

The deadline to qualify for the Lucas Oil World is July 31, 2017. View the points required to nationally qualify in your class(es). The Lucas Oil World also plays host to the Adequan® Level 2 Championships. Qualifying for the Level 2 classes also ends July 31.
For more information on qualifying for the Lucas Oil World and Adequan® Level 2 Championships, visit

About the Lucas Oil World

The Lucas Oil World is a pinnacle event for American Quarter Horse owners and exhibitors around the globe. Each November, thousands of competitors and their horses convene at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City for the Lucas Oil World. Competitors must reach a predetermined number of points to secure a spot in each of the classes. Competitors and their American Quarter Horses show all year long to qualify for the honor of competing at this annual event and represent the disciplines of English, western and halter. The Lucas Oil World also plays host to the Adequan® AQHA Level 2 Championships for open and amateur exhibitors.

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