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Americana, September 8 - 12, 2004:

US-Star Tim McQuay presents Footworks Finest

Win a Breeding by Footworks Finest (by Hollywood Dun It) - for only 1 Euro!

Americana is approacing fast. Europe's number 1 western riding event (Augsburg, September 8-12, 2004) offers both superb sport and finest entertainment. No wonder even top stars like Tim McQuay are coming. The Texan who is one of five million-dollar-riders takes American Quarter Horse stallion Footworks Finest with him.

Footworks Finest has won more than $ 75,000,-- in reining. His progeny is already very successful as well. Footworks Finest is All-Time Leading Reining Sire Hollywood Dun It out of an own daughter of Great Pine. Tim McQuay will present the stallion during the evening show "Reining Night" on September 9.

But that's not all: Americana visitors have got the opportunity of winning a breeding by Footworks Finest, which is worth about $ 2000,--. The stallion will stay in Germany after the show. Lottery tickets are available for 1 Euro each at the booth of Superhorses & Partner in hall 2 or at the show office. The winner will be known during the evening show "Cow Horse Night" on September 10. Please note, that the winner must be present at the evening show! The money made by the lottery will be paid to the Bronze Trophy Reining Non Pro Champion in addition to the regular prize money.

Win a breeding by ST Paddy Rooster

Americana visitors will have a second chance of winning the breeding of a famous stallion. Gerbig Quarter Horses offers a breeding to ST Paddy Rooster (regular fee: 1,700.-- Euro). The winner will be known during the "Cattle Night" on September 12. Whoever is interested of taking part in this lottery should take a look at

Long Term tickets preferred

Tickets for the Americana evening shows are already available for EUR 16,-- per show. Long term tickets are preferred, of course, as they offer top seats and include the fair and sport programme. Tickets can be ordered at unter Tel. +49 (0)1805 8607 00 501 oder Fax +49 (0)1805 8607 00 509 oder online unter

More than 200 renowned exhibitors

Besides top sport, the Americana 2004 offers a huge sales exhibition for western riders. More than 200 exhibitors will show their products on an area of 20,000 square metres. There, you'll find everything: from saddles and bridles, show dress, equipment to horse care products, stables, jewellery and much more. All top enterprises are there - from Böckmann and Westfalia trailers to Pullman und Continental Saddlery, Gomeier or Western Horse Outfitter as well as Toni Muzzi, Italy, Texas Trading, Röwer & Rüb and Kosmos Verlag.

If you are interested in exhibiting at Americana please refer to

Presentation of breeding and training stables

The main European breeding and training facilities will be present in hall 2, like e.g. Braam QH, Superhorses, Arcese, Chuck Klipfel, Sylvia Rzepka and Vern Sapergia, Kronsteiner Performance Horses, Ludwig QH, Häberlin QH, Gerbig QH, Morey Fisk, Rosendahl Reining Horses, Markus Schöpfer QH, Ricky Bordignon, Rose Valley Ranch, Spreaque River Ranch, RD-Horses, Horse Valley Ranch, Jac Point QH, Flachsberg Ranch and many more.

New: Non-Pro Working Cow Horse

On request of the European Reined Cow Horse Association, there is now a non pro class in the European Championship-Klasse Working Cow Horse all ages as well. You'll find the enlarged schedule at or

Americana Champions abd Reserve Champions will receive high quality silver buckles made by Gists Silversmith.

You can win 10 top quality saddles

Americana competitors will win eight saddles (made by Joachim & Drinsinger) in Reining Youth, Trail Youth, Western Riding Open, Trail Open, Reining Futurity 4-years old and in the European Reined Cow Horse Futurity Open.

For the ECHA European Championship Cutting Open, Scandinavian Western sponsors on saddle. Frinta Saddlery gives one saddle for the European Championship Working Cow Horse Champion.

Order your tickets now

Tickets can be booked online via or call the Americana ticket service (phone: 01805-860700501).



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