Farris Gets the Globe
NYCHA Member Wins World Championship Title
The American Quarter Horse Association, Oklahoma City – Faith Farris of Midway, Texas captured the world championship title in Youth Cutting at the 2018 Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show on Wednesday, August 8th at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.
Farris showed the American Quarter Horse Smooth Serena Rey, owned by Jim Farris of Midway, Texas. The 2011 bay mare, by Smooth As A Cat and out of Margaret Rey, was bred by James T. or Amanda Pitard of El Dorado, Arkansas
In the cutting class, 27 entries competed for world champion honors. World champions received a prize package that included a custom-designed gold trophy; Awards Recognition Concepts buckle; specially designed logoed jacket, courtesy of Cripple Creek Outerwear; world champion patch; 5 Star Equine product; and a neck wreath.
Photos courtesy of Becky Newell, American Quarter Horse Association
The Ford Youth World is the pinnacle event for American Quarter Horse exhibitors ages 18 and under around the world, who must qualify for the event by earning a predetermined number of points to compete in each of the classes representing halter, English and western disciplines. Nearly 3,500 entries from the United States, Canada, Costa Rica, Denmark and Luxembourg are competing for 42 world championships and 33 Adequan®Level 2 championship titles at this year’s event, August 2-11 in Oklahoma City.
For more news from the Ford Youth World, visit www.aqha.com/youthworld.