Welcome to the Great American Western Horse Showdown!
The world’s most talented horses and cowboys take center stage July 3-8, 2012, in Oklahoma City, to battle it out for top honors at the third annual Battle in the Saddle competition. Competitors from around the world will shoot it out in fast-paced, exciting events that include barrel racing, cowboy mounted shooting, cutting, ranch pleasure, ranch remuda challenge, ranch sorting, roping, versatility ranch horse competition and working cow horse.
We hope you’ll join us at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City for six exciting days of competition that’s fun for the whole family. Download the complete Battle in the Saddle schedule. Battle in the Saddle is owned by Oklahoma State Fair and managed by the American Quarter Horse Association. All breeds are welcome to compete, but American Quarter Horses competing will receive AQHA points.
This year’s Battle in the Saddle will feature more than $144,000 in added money and more than $300,000 estimated in purses.
Contestants, make sure your AQHA membership is current so you’re ready to enter.
How to Enter
Enter online or follow the steps below.
1. Print and fill a out class entry form:
- Barrel Racing
- Cowboy Mounted Shooting
- Ranch Pleasure
- Ranch Remuda Challenge
- Ranch Sorting
- Versatility Ranch Horse
- Working Cow Horse
2. Print and fill out Stalling Summary form.
3. Print and fill out Invoice Summary form.
4. Print and fill out the Release of Liability Agreement.
5. Email, fax or mail in all forms to contacts below.
To mail entry forms:
PO Box 200
Amarillo, TX 79168
ATTN: Battle In The Saddle
To fax entry forms:
Attn: Melynda Ackley or Valerie Smith