Judges Announced for 2021 Farnam AQHA and Adequan® Select World Championship Shows

Judges Announced for 2021 Farnam AQHA and Adequan® Select World Championship Shows

A prestigious list of judges is set for the 2021 Farnam AQHA World Championship Show.

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The American Quarter Horse Association is excited to announce the judges for the 2021 Farnam AQHA World Championship Show and AQHA Select World Championship Show, presented by Adequan® (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan). The 2021 Farnam AQHA World and Adequan® Select World are slated for October 28 - November 20 at the OKC Fairgrounds in Oklahoma City. 

“It is AQHA’s goal to bring a talented roster of judges to the premier event in the equine industry each year,” said Patti Carter, AQHA senior director of judges. “We strive to bring together a talented group to judge AQHA championship shows, and we couldn’t be more proud of the highly qualified group of individuals selected for this year.”

The judges for the 2021 Farnam AQHA World and Adequan® Select World are:

Sissy Anderson of Leitchfield, Kentucky

Trisha Shorten Armstrong of Cushing, Oklahoma

Jaime Beamer of Lipan, Texas

Steve Brown of Perrin, Texas

Randall Butler of Franklin, Texas

Kelly Boles Chapman of Bellevue, Michigan

Ian Chisholm of Weatherford, Texas

Edwin Cridge of Tioga, Texas

Steve Cruse of Gainesville, Texas

Ron Doyle of Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin

Janette Dublin of San Angelo, Texas

Woody Dykers of Alpharetta, Georgia

Brian Ellsworth of Kendall, Wisconsin

Reid Fady of Collinsville, Texas

Shelley Fitzgerald of Yukon, Oklahoma

T. W. Grose of Sumterville, Florida

Wayne Halvorson of Guthrie, Oklahoma

Jan Hoskins Hay of Reddick, Florida

Holly Hover of Cave Creek, Arizona

Bobby Hunt of Comfort, Texas

Larry Little of Mebane, North Carolina

Jennifer Thompson Lisson of San Angelo, Texas

P. Keith Longacre of Glenpool, Oklahoma

Kent Martin of Elkhorn, Nebraska

Robin Swinderman Mitchell of Morriston, Florida

J. T. Mitchell of Aubrey, Texas

Scott Neuman of Billings, Montana

Eric Peterson of Mabel, Minnesota

Jeffrey Petska of Collinsville, Texas

Smoky Pritchett of Temecula, California

Rhonda Replogle of Harrington, Delaware

Nancy Alto Renfro of Finley, California

Troy Riddle of Foster, Oklahoma

Timothy Stewart of Paso Robles, California

Carla Wennberg of Laurinburg, North Carolina

Randy Wilson of Findlay, Ohio

Phillip Wilkinson of Alpharetta, Georgia


Dressage/Western Dressage:

Melissa Creswick of Clovis, Tennessee

Donna Richardson of Blaine, Tennessee


For more information on the Farnam AQHA World and Adequan® Select World and a tentative schedule, visit www.aqha.com/worldshow.

About the Farnam AQHA World and Adequan® Select World
The 2021 Farnam AQHA World and Adequan® Select World are the premier events in the equine industry for amateur, Select amateur and open exhibitors. The combined show will also host the Adequan® Level 2 and Nutrena Level 1 championships. The shows will be hosted according to local, state and federal mandates. The shows feature three weeks of exciting competition, educational opportunities and a bountiful trade show. For more information, visit www.aqha.com/world show.

About the Sponsors

Founded in 1946 and celebrating its 75th Anniversary, Farnam Companies Inc., has grown to become one of the most widely recognized names in the animal health products industry, and has become one of the largest makers of equine products in the country. That’s why no one offers a more complete selection of horse care products. Farnam Horse Products serves both the pleasure horse and the performance horse markets with products for fly control, deworming, hoof and leg care, grooming, wound treatment and leather care, plus supplements.

Adequan®, the official equine joint therapy of AQHA, is the proud title sponsor of the Adequan® Select World and the Adequan® Level 2 Championships. When you choose a joint therapy for your horses, choose Adequan®. 

Read more about Nutrena, the official feed of AQHA and title sponsor of the 2021 Nutrena Level 1 Championships.

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