Angela Wade Wins Quarter Horse Championship

Angela Wade of Wellington captured the world championship title in amateur trail at the 2014 American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show on Monday, Nov. 10 in Oklahoma City.

Wade showed the American Quarter Horse One Hot Drama Mama owned by Deborah Gay of Wellington. The 2007 bay mare was bred by Sue Voss of New Liberty, Iowa.

In the amateur trail class, 59 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $16,512.33. World champions received a prize package that included a custom-designed gold trophy, a Montana Silversmiths buckle, a specially designed logoed jacket and world champion patch courtesy of Cripple Creek Outerwear, a WeatherBeeta embroidered blanket, a neck wreath, a medallion and 100 pounds of Nutrena feed.

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 points to compete in each of the classes representing halter, English and western disciplines. More than 3,600 entries from the United States, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Germany, Mexico and Switzerland are competing for 100 world championships at this year’s event, being held Nov. 7-22.