Western Pleasure Challenge

The Western Pleasure Challenge returns to the 2021 Farnam AQHA World and Adequan® Select World at the OKC Fairgrounds in Oklahoma City.

2020 Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show Junior Western Pleasure World Champion

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What is the Western Pleasure Challenge?
The Western Pleasure Challenge is an event broken out into a Level 2 and a Level 3 exhibitor eligible series. It is mandatory for each exhibitor to enter the 3-year-old western pleasure stakes class, sponsored by Rusty and Katie Green of Ocala, Florida.  Exhibitors then select up to two additional and unique horses from their respective open Level 2 or open Level 3 AQHA 2-year-old western pleasure, junior western pleasure or senior western pleasure entries. From the placings of each respective finals class, the total Farnam AQHA World and Adequan® Select World placing matrix points earned from your three classes will be totaled, and the Western Pleasure Challenge Champion Exhibitor will be named.

Mission Statement
To promote American Quarter Horses and the discipline of western pleasure at all AQHA events.

 How do I enter the Western Pleasure Challenge?  Three easy steps.

  1. Determine if you are Level 2 eligible. View the list of exhibitors who are not eligible for Adequan® Level 2 at the 2021 Farnam AQHA World.
    Level 2 exhibitors can choose to “enter up” if they wish. However, all class choices must remain consistent once the Level 2 exhibitor decides on their preferred level. Level 3 exhibitors are only eligible to select from Level 3 classes.
  2. The entry form for the 3-year-old western pleasure stakes is included in the Farnam AQHA World and Adequan® Select World entry information
  3. Select up to two horses to match with your 3-year-old western pleasure stakes entry. You can select from any of your potential two-year-old, junior western pleasure or senior western pleasure entries. Enter your selections on the bottom portion of the 3-year-old western pleasure stakes entry form.


Western Pleasure Challenge guaranteed payouts for Level 2 and Level 3 are as follows: