Adequan® Select World Is Under Way

The 2017 AQHA Select World Championship Show, presented by Adequan® (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan), kicked off August 25 at the Tri-State Fairgrounds in Amarillo.

Exhibitors at the 2017 Adequan® Select World Championship Show have shined their boots and dusted off their hats for the first day of competition in Amarillo. Classes began at 9 a.m. at the Tri-State Fairgrounds with preliminaries in cutting.

“We are excited to see the hard work and dedication these Select amateurs have put in for the Adequan® Select World,” said Craig Huffhines, AQHA executive vice president. “AQHA wishes everyone the best of luck and looks forward to a great week!”

The Adequan® Select World has a variety of events and activities for competitors, friends, family and spectators to take part in throughout the show. Exhibitors can visit the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame and Museum August 29 during the much-anticipated Hall of Fame Party, sponsored by the Amarillo Convention and Visitor Council and AQHA; attend the luau-themed exhibitor party on August 31, hosted by Ken and Laina Banks and Victor Wolf; join us at one of the many receptions sponsored by AQHA’s partners during the show; and watch the Nutrena Ride the Pattern clinics presented by AQHA Professional Horsemen.

Be sure to check out the free live webcast, presented by Adequan®, at

For more information on Adequan® Select World and the tentative schedule, visit 

About the Adequan® Select World
The Adequan® Select World is the world’s largest, single-breed world championship horse show open exclusively to amateur exhibitors age 50 and over. This is the pinnacle event for Select amateur competitors around the world who must qualify for the event by earning a predetermined number of points to secure a spot in each of the classes, representing English, western and halter disciplines.

About the Sponsor
Adequan, the official equine joint therapy of AQHA, is proud to be the title sponsor of the Adequan® Select World. When you choose a joint therapy for your horses, choose Adequan.

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