The 2022 Pinto World Championship:
The Pinto World Championship is a 13 day horse show held in June every year in Tulsa, OK. Around 800 Classes cater to all ages and levels such as youth, amateurs, novice and open. Our classes cater to all types of equines such as Stock Type, Hunter Type, Pleasure Type, Saddle Type, Utilities, Miniatures, and Ponies. Prizes including buckles, ribbons, chairs, rose garlands, and saddles are awarded to the World Champions, Reserve World Champions or high point winners. It’s a family-friendly environment and a good taste of healthy competition. 2022 marks 57 years of the Pinto National Show now known as the Pinto World Championship.
2021 Pinto World Championship® Show Recap
BETHANY, Okla. – The Pinto World Championship Show held in Tulsa, Okla., had over 8,500 entries in 768 classes with a variety of 2,383 equines through the gate to include horses, miniature horses, mules, donkeys and miniature donkeys. Our online webcast audience totaled 51,000 with over 195,000 streams. Our exhibitors traveled from 44 U.S. states and one Canadian providence.
“We had the largest number of entries in the 2021 Pinto World Championship show than in past shows,” said Darrell Bilke, Chief Operating Officer of Pinto Horse Association of America.
There was amazing participation in special classes such as Shorty’s Charity Walk Trot, Open Versatility, Mini Versatility and Mini Barrel Calcutta. There was also classes with WCHA Yellow Rose Futurity and the Long Ear World Championship.
“Congratulations to all our exhibitors and a huge thank you to all of our staff for putting on such a great show,” said Bilke.
$750,000 in prizes were awarded during the Pinto World Championship to include Gist buckles, Herron Tack carts, Shorty’s Caboy Hat, Tioga Territory jackets and more! Thank you and congratulations to all the exhibitors who joined us for the Pinto World Championship show 2021.
*Four judges evaluate each World Championship class, plus the average card.