Angela Fox is named the AQHA All-Around Amateur at the 2018 Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show. Photo © The American Quarter Horse Journal

AQHA All-Around Amateur Crowned

During the past two weeks, the top exhibitors and horses from around the world competed at the 2018 Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City. The 2018 AQHA All-Around Amateur Award is presented to the exhibitor and horse team that earns the most points in three or more Level 3 amateur events in three categories during the show. This year, 19 contenders qualified to compete for the title.

Angela Fox of Frisco, Texas, earned the title of 2018 AQHA All-Around Amateur. Fox showed her American Quarter Horse, HP The Rusty Fox. The 2015 sorrel gelding, who is by Mechanic and out of Sheza Pleasure by Nite Chip, was bred by Mariann Harrington and Joe Prause of Cabot, Arkansas. Fox and HP The Rusty Fox earned 38 points. They placed third in amateur hunter under saddle, third in amateur performance halter geldings, fifth in amateur showmanship and seventh in hunt seat equitation.

Fox received $15,000, an original Lisa Perry bronze and flower bouquet.

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