Local wins world championship title

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The American Quarter Horse Association, Amarillo – Ina Ginsberg of Carefree, Arizona, captured the world championship title in 3-year-old geldings at the 2015 Adequan Select American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show on September 3 in Amarillo.

Ginsberg showed her American Quarter Horse Hez Packing Heat. The 2012 sorrel gelding, sired by Western Gunslinger and out of BR Sizzlin Sensation, was bred by Jack and Pam Brizendine of Rocklin, California.

In the 3-year-old geldings class, 10 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $2,000. World champions received a prize package that included a custom-designed gold trophy; Montana Silversmiths buckle; WeatherBeeta embroidered horse blanket; specially designed logoed jacket, courtesy of Cripple Creek Outerwear; neck wreath; a medallion and 100 pounds of Nutrena feed.

The Adequan Select World is the pinnacle event for American Quarter Horse exhibitors ages 50 and over from 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. More than 1,150 entries from the United States, Canada and Switzerland are competing for 44 world championships at this year’s event, August 22 – September 5 at the Tri-State Fairgrounds in Amarillo.

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