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Man and horses win world championship titles


S-Berris1Frank Berris, of Sparta, and two of his horses each captured World Championship titles last month.

Berris captured the world championship title in amateur yearling geldings at the American Quarter Horse Association 2013 Bank of America Amateur World Championship Show on Thursday, November 14 in Oklahoma City. He showed his American Quarter Horse Its Gameday. The 2012 bay gelding, sired by Mr Touchdown Kid and out of JGM Sierras Sequel, was bred by John and Gail Muirhead of Camrose, Alberta. The AQHA World Show is the pinnacle event for American Quarter Horse owners and exhibitors 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.

S-Berris2-aged-mares-wc-1A week later, Its Gameday captured the world championship title in yearling geldings at the 2013 American Quarter Horse Association Open World Championship Show on Friday, November 22 in Oklahoma City. The horse was shown by Ross Roark of Monahans, Texas

Berris also had another horse that won a championship title. Exceptional Playgirl captured the world championship title in aged mares at the 2013 American Quarter Horse Association Open World Championship Show on Thursday, November 21 in Oklahoma City. She was shown by Luke Castle of Wayne, Oklahoma.

S-Berris3-yrlg-geldings-wc-1Exceptional Playgirl is a 2009 black mare. Exceptional Playgirl, sired by The Exceptional One and out of Playgirls Lady, was bred by Chanci McKinnon of Rosenberg, Texas.

More than 3,390 entries from the United States, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, Mexico and the United Kingdom competed for 98 world championships at this year’s event, which took place November 8-23 at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.

 

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Sparta man wins world championship


Frank Berris, of Sparta (R), with the trophy and his horse, Obviously OT. On the left is Charlie Hemphill, AQHA Sr. Director of Shows. Photo courtesy of The American Quarter Horse Journal.

Frank Berris of Sparta, Michigan, captured the world championship title in 2-year-old geldings at the 2011 American Quarter Horse Association Bank of America Amateur Championship Show on November 6 in Oklahoma City.
Berris showed his American Quarter Horse, Obviously OT, who is a 2009 sorrel gelding. Obviously OT is sired by Obviously The One and out of Steel Roses, bred by Donald and Gwen Rice of Sumiton, Alabama.
In the 2-year-old geldings class, 17 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $5,046.11. Berris and Obviously OT received a prize package that included a custom-designed gold trophy, Montana Silversmiths buckle, specially designed logoed jacket, a pair of smooth ostrich Techno Crepe boots, 100 pounds of feed, neck wreath, medallion and other products.
The AQHA Bank of America Amateur and FedEx Open World Championship Show is the world’s largest, single-breed world championship horse show and the pinnacle event for American Quarter Horse owners and exhibitors around the world, who must qualify for the event by earning a predetermined number of points to compete in each of the 94 classes representing halter, English and western disciplines. The 3,572 entries at this year’s event represent competitors from 42 of the United States, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Italy, Mexico and Venezuela. The show is being held November 5-19 at the Oklahoma City State Fair Park.

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Sparta horse earns third at world championship show


championship horseOKLAHOMA CITY – American Quarter Horse Obviously OT, owned by Frank Berris of Sparta, Michigan, earned third place in the FedEx Open yearling geldings class at the American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show in Oklahoma City, on November 18.
In the yearling geldings, 22 entries competed for world champion honors. Berris and Obviously OT, who is a 2009 sorrel gelding, won the title and a prize package that includes a custom-designed bronze-tone trophy, medallion, a cash prize and several other items.
Obviously OT was shown by Ross Roark of Monahans, Texas.
Obviously OT is sired by Obviously The One and out of Steel Roses by Sonnys Securitee. The gelding was bred by Donald and Gwen Rice of Sumiton, Alabama.
The 2010 AQHA World Championship Show is the pinnacle event for American Quarter Horse owners and exhibitors around the world, who must qualify for the event by earning a predetermined number of points to compete in each of the classes representing English, western and halter disciplines. More than 3,300 entries from 13 countries competed for more than $2.6 million in cash and prizes at this year’s event, November 6-20, at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.
For more news on the World Show, visit www.aqha.com/worldshow.
A complete wrap-up of the show will be featured in the January issue of The American Quarter Horse Journal.

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