Last-Minute Reminders

Last-Minute Reminders

View important last-minute reminders before you travel to Oklahoma City for the Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show.

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The 2021 Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show is almost here! Please review the following information and tips to help you get ready:

  • Access the official souvenir digital Ford Youth World Show Program online.
  • We want to know more about you! Complete your official Ford Youth World bio form to share your AQHA story and more information on you and your American Quarter Horse’s journey to the 2021 Ford Youth World.
  • Move-in begins at 8 a.m., Tuesday, July 27. Please be prepared with a copy of your horse’s health certificate, Coggins and registration papers at the inspection station.
    • Stalls are assigned per affiliate for all exhibitors, so be sure to check with your youth adviser if you have questions. Stall maps are available here
    • Review the exhibitor's handbook where answers to many show-specific questions can be found, and take a moment to view the check-in video for information on Show Office hours and more.
  • Please check the tentative schedule for changes.
  • Subscribe to the texting service for important show updates. To enroll, simply text AQHA to 806-576-0913.

  • Patterns, including the over fences patterns, are now posted! Check here for your class patterns before you head to OKC.
  • Working orders are posted and available in advance of the show.
  • Volunteer your horse for the 2021 AQHYA World Championship Judging Contest! This event will be held Monday, August 2, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
  • Check out the Nutrena Ride the Pattern Clinic schedule and get ready to learn from AQHA Professional Horsemen.

  • Follow live scoring and more with Horse Show Tracker. Visit and bookmark the updated Tracker to your home screen.   

AQHA On-Site Member Services will be at the Ford Youth World! Visit with an AQHA Member Experience representative to:

  • Check the status of pending paperwork.
  • Transfer a horse, no matter how many owners, for only $25 per horse.*
  • Receive your registration certificates with expedited service, if all registration requirements are met.
    *AQHA member pricing

Earn money for your AQHA Ranching Heritage-Bred horse. The owner of the overall highest-placing AQHA Ranching Heritage-Bred horse at the Ford Youth World will receive $250, plus a trophy. The breeder also receives $250. There’s no entry fee. To find out if your horse was bred by an AQHA Ranching Heritage Breeder, check this list of breeders.

If you haven’t already: 

  • Reserve your golf cart from Fore Wheeler Golf Cars by calling 405-682-8444. 
  • Reserve a Port-A-Cool from Whistler Comforts of Home by calling 903-520-9572.
  • Rent your stall mat from Elite Stall Mat Rentals.
  • Pre-order shavings by calling 405-948-6786.
  • Reserve additional stalls for non-showing horses by completing this form.

Before you travel, make sure your tires are road-worthy! If you need new tires, go to BFGoodrich, purchase a full set of tires, register for free roadside assistance, and a portion of each sale goes back to directly benefit the AQHYA programs.

For more information on the Ford Youth World, visit