Markel AQHA Cowtown Showdown

cowtownshowdownThe American Quarter Horse Association invites you to celebrate its 75th anniversary by attending the Markel AQHA Cowtown Showdown, Presented by the city of Fort Worth, during the 2015 AQHA Convention in Fort Worth. Watch the world’s greatest cowboys compete in cutting, reining, ranch horse, cow horse and more! The Cowtown Showdown, which will start at 5 p.m. on March 7 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center, showcases the American Quarter Horse and top professionals in the equine industry.

Box seats for the event have sold out! Purchase general admission tickets for $7.50. Kids under 12 can attend for free. This is your chance to see the top professionals in the equine industry all compete under one roof.

Representing the National Cutting Horse Association

Johnny Mitchell

Clay Johnson 

James Payne

Lloyd Cox

Representing the National Reining Horse Association

Lyle Lovett

Shawn Flarida

Dell Hendricks

Tim McQuay

Representing the National Reined Cow Horse Association

Todd Crawford

Todd Bergen

Jake Telford

Boyd Rice

In addition to these top competitors, you will also see representatives from historic AQHA ranches with consecutive 75-year breeding programs compete in a ranch horse competition.

R.A. Brown Ranches

Burnett Ranches

Haythorn Land & Cattle Co.

King Ranch

Norrell Family

Pitchfork Land & Cattle Co.

W.T. Waggoner Estate

This is sure to be an event you won’t want to miss. Purchase your tickets to the Markel AQHA Cowtown Showdown today.

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