American Quarter Horses take center stage at 1:30 p.m. EST Sunday for America’s Horse Championships, presented by Ford Trucks, on NBC Sports Television. This one-hour special is based on a portion of the FedEx Open competition at the American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show.
The program will include veteran sports announcer Tim Ryan and former jockey-turned reporter Donna Brothers, along with analyst AQHA Professional Horseman Robbie Boyce of Jacksboro, Texas.
Through an additional feature, viewers will be taken through a scenic trail ride in Virginia, where American Quarter Horses originated. NBC will also look back at the 2006 World Equestrian Games in a special segment presented by Fort Dodge.
After the show, viewers will have the opportunity to visit with junior cutting world champion Phil Rapp and senior reining world champion Craig Schmersal during a special web chat at 2:30 p.m. EST. Visit NBCSports.com and click the chat link to go directly to the site.
See aqha.com for special features about the American Quarter Horse lifestyle.