Yes, you read right?! The year 2022 marks a huge milestone for the Australian Appaloosa Association with the celebration of 50 years of Appaloosa National Shows in Australia and the AAA Ltd are ready to celebrate…. Join us!!
Our wonderful breed has over 50 years of foundations in Australia, with amazing members and ‘app’laudable versatility, we are proud to be running our 50th National event! Along with our MAJOR show sponsors – Roderick Insurance Brokers (Geelong, VIC)
To be held 9 – 13 MARCH 2022 at K-Ranch Arena in Sydney NSW, the 50th Anniversary Roderick’s Insurance Australian Appaloosa National Show will boast our biggest and most versatile show program in decades. With a full program of Halter, English, Ranch, Sporting and Western events as well as an awards night dinner and social activities – we have a big week in store, with SOMETHING for EVERYONE!
Here are some amazing program highlights not to be missed…
Our 1st NATIONAL RANCH DAY – Sponsored by Retland Park Appaloosas
We will begin our 50th Anniversary show week with a day dedicated to all your ranch favourites; Ranch Confirmation, Ranch Riding, Ranch on the Rail, Ranch Trail, Ranch Reining, Hi Point Ranch Horse and more! Proudly sponsored by Retland Park Appaloosas.
EXTENDED OPEN WALK & TROT/JOG PROGRAM – Sponsored by Patricia Thompson & Family
We have extended our Walk & Trot/Jog events across the program for our non-professional riders of all ages. We have even included a Hi Point! Made possibly by the generous sponsorship of Patricia Thompson & Family
BRAND NEW BEGINNER EVENTS – Sponsored by Middle L Appaloosa Stud
An APPALOOSA 1st…we are excited to introduce BEGINNER events to our National Show. These will be Walk & Trot/Jog and we have Ranch, Hunter, Pleasure, Horsemanship, Equitation, Trail & Showmanship across our program. We also have an introductory special – Enter any 4 Beginner events and get 2 beginner events free! *Rules apply. This is proudly sponsored by Middle L Appaloosa Stud!
INDIAN HERITAGE COSTUME CLASS – Sponsored by JustLopin
A historical favourite is returning to our celebration program, with $250 prizemoney and a trophy buckle sponsored by JustLopin, we cannot wait to see the amazing costumes and tributes to our Appaloosa breed heritage. Indian Heritage Costume displays will also be on show throughout the week.
YOUTH SHOW SPECIAL – BUY ONE GET ONE!
Thanks to the hard work of the AAYA and various supporters, Youth entering youth events at the National show will get to take advantage of our BUY ONE GET ONE FREE special on your entries! Youth Leadline entry is also FREE. *Rules Apply
CELEBRATE WITH US AT OUR 50th ANNIVERSARY DINNER
Celebrate 50 years of history and the AAA Ltd 2020/21 End of Year Hi Point State and National Awards and a special dinner event on the grounds. Everyone is welcome! Tickets information will be released soon and will be able to be purchased online.
SHOW ME THE MONEY WITH OUR $2000 FEATURE EVENTS
This year our committee is proud to announce that we are offering guaranteed prizemoney, garland, and trophy buckles on our 50th National Show Classic events; $2000 All Age Hunter Under Saddle, $2000 All Age Halter ~ Sponsored by Webb General Freight, and the $2000 All Age Champagne Western Pleasure sponsored by Ampleur Stud.
SPONSORSHIP & TRADE STALL OPPORTUNITIES are available, and we are currently looking for amazing people and businesses to be a part of our celebration and support our show. Simply drop us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for more. Check out our SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES.
Join us to celebrate 50 years with a full show week that really does have SOMETHING FOR EVEERYONE! Whether you are new to showing or an avid Appaloosa Showie you HAVE TO JOIN US for an amazing week of celebration to showcase the versatility and talent of our breed!
PROGRAMS and Entry Packs ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD ON OUR NATIONALS PAGE
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