New Event Location Announced

The 2018 Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 Championships are moving to Ohio.

The American Quarter Horse Association

AQHA and the World Equestrian Center have agreed to a three-year contract covering 2018-2020.

The American Quarter Horse Association has named the World Equestrian Center in Wilmington, Ohio, as the new location of the 2018 Nutrena AQHA East Level 1 Championships. The Nutrena East is slated for May 2-6, 2018. AQHA and the World Equestrian Center have agreed to a three-year contract covering 2018-2020.

“AQHA is very grateful to the Gov. James B Hunt Horse Complex in Raleigh, North Carolina, and the hospitality and effort the North Carolina Quarter Horse Association has shown during the past two years of the Nutrena East Level 1 Championships,” said Pete Kyle, AQHA chief show officer.

“We are looking forward to building a relationship with the World Equestrian Center where we will be able to offer room for the show to grow and an-all weather facility,” said Kyle.

The AQHA West Level 1 Championships will return to Las Vegas and is tentatively scheduled for April 18-22. The AQHA Central Level 1 Championships is tentatively scheduled for April 10-15 in Oklahoma City.

All Level 1- and Rookie-eligible exhibitors are welcome to compete at one of the three Level 1 Championships. Read more about Level 1 and Rookie eligibility.

About the AQHA Level 1 Championships
The AQHA Level 1 Championships feature Rookie classes, sponsored by B&W Trailer Hitches, and Level 1 classes. The shows offer a variety of events and activities for competitors, friends, family and spectators to take part in throughout the show, including free Ride the Pattern clinics taught by AQHA Professional Horsemen. The Level 1 Championships are intended for exhibitors to learn and grow in the show arena while sharpening their horsemanship skills. The shows provide a safe environment for AQHA members to be showcased in a championship arena and to compete to earn prizes for their dedication.

To learn more about the AQHA Level 1 Championships, visit www.aqha.com/level1championships.  

About Nutrena
As a proud sponsor of the Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 Championships, Nutrena delivers optimum nutrition, exceptional health and world-class performance for your animals. Whether you keep animals around for fun, competition or work, you can trust Nutrena to provide the right nutritional solutions.

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