Carrie Dean of Brandon, Mississippi, Sonya Buckner of Bastrop, Texas, and Niki Saggione of New Boston, Texas, captured the world championship titles in amateur team penning at the 2016 Lucas Oil American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show on November 19 in Oklahoma City.
Dean showed her American Quarter Horse Uno Sheza Cat. The 2010 chestnut mare, sired by WR This Cats Smart and out of Miss Badger Uno, was bred by Billy and Rosemary Atwood of Waetherford, Texas.
Buckner showed the American Quarter Horse Dualalilshucknjive owned by Tommy Buckner of Bastrop, Texas. The 2009 sorrel gelding, sired by Dual Pep and out of A Royal Quick Cat, was bred by JEB Partnership of Hickory Plains, Arkansas.
Saggione showed her American Quarter Horse Smartys Lil Boy. The 2003 sorrel gelding, sired by Smart Lil Scoot and out of Real Patty Freckles, was bred by S&S Farms of Oil City, Louisiana.