Local wins world championship
James Melvin Kifer of Hartselle captured the world championship title in three-year-old stallions at the 2012 Adequan Select American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show on Sun., Aug. 26, in Amarillo, Texas.
Kifer showed his homebred American Quarter Horse, JMK Bodacious who is a 2009 chestnut stallion. JMK Bodacious, sired by JMK Supernatural and out of JDK Why Not Me.
In the three-year-old stallions class, Kifer competed for world champion honors and a purse of $1,000. Kifer and JMK Bodacious received a prize package that included a custom-designed gold trophy, Montana Silversmiths buckle, specially designed logoed jacket, courtesy of Cripple Creek Outerwear, product from Tex Tan or WeatherBeeta, neck wreath, a medallion and 100 pounds of Nutrena feed.