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Argyle teen wins quarter horse competition world championship

Calley Huston won the American Quarter Horse Youth Association three-year-old mares competition on Sunday in Oklahoma City. (Photo courtesy of The American Quarter Horse Journal)

An Argyle teenager won a competition at the 2017 American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Championship Show on Sunday.

Calley Huston won the world championship title in three year-old mares at the world championship show in Oklahoma City, according to a news release from the American Quarter Horse Association. Sixteen competitions vied for the title in three-year-old mares.

In a video interview by the association, Huston said it was her last year to compete as a youth and she was happy to go out with a bang.

Huston showed FG Cleopatra, owned by breeder Gary and Linda Gordon, of Roanoke.

Huston, who has won other world championships, won a prize package that included a custom gold trophy, gold medallion, specially designed logoed jacket and more.

The youth competitors at the American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Championship Show must qualify for the event by earning a predetermined number of points to compete in each of the classes representing halter, English and western disciplines. More than 3,340 entries from the United States, Canada, Costa Rica and Luxembourg are competing for 35 world championships and 33 Adequan Level 2 championship titles at this year’s event, August 4-12 in Oklahoma City. Huston is competing in other competitions at the event.

Mark Smith
Mark Smith is the Digital Editor of The Cross Timbers Gazette.

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