MARCH 13, 2013

Local breeds World Champion

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The American Quarter Horse Journal, Houston – The 2007 dun American Quarter Horse mare Little Costa Latte earned the world championship in youth cowboy mounted shooting pistols on March 2 at the American Quarter Horse Association Cowboy Mounted Shooting World Championship Show at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in Houston. Little Costa Latte was bred by Annie Bianco-Ellett of Cave Creek, Arizona.

zane chunnLittle Costa Latte was shown by Zane Chunn (l) of Fort Smith, Arkansas, to the win. Little Costa Latte is sired by El Costa Prom and out of Blackeyed Beatrice.

In youth cowboy mounted shooting pistols, nine entries competed for world champion honors. The world champion received a prize package that included a custom-designed gold trophy, courtesy of the AQHA Cowboy Mounted Shooting World; sterling-silver buckle with 14-karat-gold-overlay, courtesy of Montana Silversmiths; specially designed logoed jacket and world champion patch, courtesy of Cripple Creek Outerwear; neck wreath; Justin Boot certificate; and a medallion box.  

The AQHA Cowboy Mounted Shooting World Championship Show is an event for American Quarter Horse owners and exhibitors from around the world, who must qualify for cowboy mounted shooting by earning a predetermined number of points or participating at AQHA-approved cowboy mounted shooting events. The AQHA Cowboy Mounted Shooting World was held in conjunction with the Pfizer Versatility Ranch Horse World Championship Show, February 28 - March 2, at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The 112 entries at this year’s event represented competitors from 22 of the United States, as well as Argentina and Germany.

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