Europe’s most important American Quarter Horse show celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. The European Championship of American Quarter Horses takes place August 15-23 in Kreuth, Germany. The championship includes four AQHA shows plus the Nations Cup.
There are two go-rounds plus a final for the European Champion titles, with the exception of the halter and cattle classes. There will be only go-rounds and no finals for these classes.
The halter and cattle classes are scheduled for the first weekend (August 15-16). The go-rounds in the other disciplines will be Monday through Thursday with the finals beginning Friday, August 21.
A second Nations Cup will take place during the second weekend with teams from various European countries competing in several disciplines. This event is free for spectators.
The classes will be judged by six international judges: Joe Carter, Lyle Jackson, Sylvia Katschker, Ricky Bordignon, Clay Macleod and Robin Frid. To view the schedule, visit http://www.aqha.com/showing/shows/european-championships.html or www.ecqh.eu.