Scottsdale resident captures world championship title

Andrea Fappani (submitted photo)

Andrea Fappani (submitted photo)

Andrea Fappani of Scottsdale captured the world championship title in senior reining at the 2015 Lucas Oil American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show on Nov. 14 in Oklahoma City.

Mr. Fappani showed the American Quarter Horse SG Frozen Enterprize, owned by Silver Spurs Equine of Scottsdale, according to a press release. The 2009 dun stallion, sired by Frozen Sailor and out of RS Rose SJ, was bred by Marco Franchini of Italy.

In the senior reining class, 37 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $38,873.68. World champions received a prize package that included a custom-designed gold trophy; Montana Silversmiths buckle; specially designed logoed jacket and world champion patch, courtesy of Cripple Creek Outerwear; a WatherBeeta embroidered blanket; neck wreath; a medallion and 100 pounds of Nutrena feed.

The Lucas Oil AQHA World Show is the pinnacle event for American Quarter Horse owners and exhibitors around the world, who 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 4,760 entries from the United States, Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Germany and Switzerland are competing for 100 world championships at this year’s event, Nov. 5-21 at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.

For more news from the Lucas Oil AQHA World Show, visit www.aqha.com/worldshow.

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