White Wins 4th at AQHA World Championship Show
Dana Lynn White of Columbia in Goochland County earned 4th place in Amateur Breakaway Roping at the 2016 American Quarter Horse World Championship Show in Oklahoma City, OK. White showed her American Quarter Horse, Dash N Model.
In the Breakaway Roping class, White was among 34 entries which compete for world champion honors.
The AQHA World Championship Show is the pinnacle event for American Quarter Horse owners and exhibitors around the world, who must qualify for the event by earning a predetermined number of points throughout the year to compete.
In the preliminary performance, the top 15 are taken to the final performance. With a qualifying time of 3.75 seconds, White advanced to the final performance. Of the top 15 qualifiers, White made a qualified run and had a time of 2.88 seconds placing fourth. Breakaway Roping is a speed event along with precision in roping calves. “To rope a running calf in less than 3 seconds from the time it leaves the shoot, is incredible,” said a spokesperson of AQHA.
White is a 1998 honor graduate of Middlesex High School and a 2001 honor graduate of Christopher Newport University.
Dana resides on her ranch in Goochland County.