Published by The American Quarter Horse Journal | August 2012
Applications to run for the 2012 All American Quarter Horse Congress Queen are due August 25.
The 2012 All American Quarter Horse Congress Queen will be crowned during the National Youth Activity Team Tournament awards ceremony, scheduled for 7 p.m. on October 21.
One of the most popular contests at the All American Quarter Horse Congress is theQueen’s Contest. Since 1968, young women from all over the country travel to Ohio to compete for the coveted title of Congress Queen. Aside from numerous prizes from donors, the All American Quarter Horse Congress Queen gets the opportunity to travel to many national events including the AQHA Convention, AQHA world championship shows and other major horse shows throughout the entire year.
The Congress Queen serves as an ambassador for the show, welcoming spectators and exhibitors alike. In fact, the Congress Queen does so much during the show that she becomes one of the most memorable faces each year.
The Queen’s reign, however, does not end on October 28th. She makes appearances at many national events, including the AQHA Convention, AQHA World Shows and other major horse shows throughout the entire year. Aside from horse shows and AQHA events, the Congress Queen shares her love and knowledge of the American Quarter Horse with students, youth teams, 4-H and FFA groups. Read More...