Bill Broadwater of Preston is shown on his American Quarter Horse WSR Tules Royalty at the Adequan Select American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show on Sunday, Aug. 25, in Amarillo, Texas. Broadwater received first place recognition in the Super-Select competitors and third place in ranch sorting with his partner Bill Borgen of Moorhead, not shown.  SUBMITTED PHOTO
Bill Broadwater of Preston is shown on his American Quarter Horse WSR Tules Royalty at the Adequan Select American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show on Sunday, Aug. 25, in Amarillo, Texas. Broadwater received first place recognition in the Super-Select competitors and third place in ranch sorting with his partner Bill Borgen of Moorhead, not shown. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Bill Broadwater of Preston captured the first place Super-Select title in ranch sorting at the 2013 Adequan Select American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show on Sunday, Aug. 25, in Amarillo, Texas. He also captured third place in ranch sorting with partner Bill Borgen of Moorhead.

Broadwater showed his American Quarter Horse WSR Tules Royalty. The 2006 bay mare, sired by San Tule Freckles and out of Royal Black Peppy, was bred by Western States Ranches of Poolville, Texas.

AQHA recognizes the top three Super-Select competitors in every class at the Adequan Select World. Super-Select is a recognition for exhibitors, age 70 and over. Exhibitors winning the Super-Select division receive a plaque and the achievement will appear on the official records of the horse and exhibitor.

In the ranch sorting class, 156 entries competed for world champion honors and a purse of $31,200. Third place winners received a prize package that included a custom-designed bronze trophy, a specially designed logoed jacket, courtesy of Cripple Creek Outerwear, a WeatherBeeta embroidered blanket and a medallion.