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AQHA makes two appointments to Show Department

AQHA makes two appointments to Show Department

The American Quarter Horse Association is pleased to announce the additions of Justin Billings of Ashville, Ohio, and Karen McCuistion of Wilson, Oklahoma, to the Association’s show department. In his new role, Billings will determine and formulate policies/procedures and provide overall direction of AQHA’s shows. He will also plan, direct and coordinate operational activities related […]

APHA Announces Change in Executive Leadership

APHA Announces Change in Executive Leadership

APHA announced today that George Ready will step down as the association’s 2017 President and as a member of the APHA Executive Committee, effective immediately. The Executive Committee has appointed President-elect Dr. Craig Wood as the acting 2017 President. The decision came soon after APHA’s recently concluded Annual Convention and Membership Meeting in Irving, Texas, […]

Grant Awarded to APHA Foundation in Preparation for Stockyards Move

Grant Awarded to APHA Foundation in Preparation for Stockyards Move

The Amon G. Carter Foundation has awarded the American Paint Horse Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American Paint Horse Association, a $125,000 grant to support their 2017-2018 Capital Campaign. The grant will fund the restoration and relocation of the “Legacy of Color,” four large bronze statues depicting American Paint Horses, from their location outside APHA’s […]

Three Show Management Workshops Set for Spring

Three Show Management Workshops Set for Spring

Ever thought of holding an American Quarter Horse Association show and want more in-depth information about the ins and outs of show management? How about just sharpening your management skills for existing shows? By attending one of AQHA’s show management workshops, you can do just that! Upcoming dates and locations of AQHA show management workshops are: […]

23 Rules Passed at the 2017 APHA Convention

23 Rules Passed at the 2017 APHA Convention

APHA national directors voted to pass 23 rules February 27 at APHA Convention in Irving, Texas. A total of 24 rule change proposals were brought out of their respective committees for voting. National directors are elected by their fellow APHA members to serve three-year terms and lend a voice to represent their area’s needs and views. Below […]

APHA Honors Five Top Regional Clubs From 2016

APHA Honors Five Top Regional Clubs From 2016

Five regional clubs were recently awarded the President’s Club of Distinction award—American Paint Horse Association’s highest recognition for a regional club. The clubs will be recognized at the 2017 APHA Convention, which takes place Feb. 24–27 in Irving, Texas. All APHA members and Paint Horse enthusiasts are invited to attend Convention to celebrate outstanding clubs and […]

AQHA plans annual convention March 17-20 in San Antonio

AQHA plans annual convention March 17-20 in San Antonio

All AQHA members are invited to attend the 2017 AQHA Convention, March 17-20 at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio. AQHA invites members to attend a fun and exciting 2017 AQHA Convention, March 17-20 at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio. This year’s convention will welcome back the equine industry business workshop and industry issues town-hall […]

APHA promotes Jessica Hein Senior Director of MemberCare

APHA promotes Jessica Hein Senior Director of MemberCare

The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) has announced the promotion of Jessica Hein to senior director of MemberCare and publications. Serving as director of publications and editor-in-chief of APHA’s award-winning magazines since 2012, Jessica has also been leading the association’s MemberCare team since September 2016. Hein joined APHA in March 2006 as a staff writer […]

Don’t miss end of year APHA deadlines for Registration

Don’t miss end of year APHA deadlines for Registration

With the New Year just around the corner, don’t let the holiday hustle cause you to miss out on important APHA deadlines. Here are 5 items to check off your list by Dec. 31: Register your horse All horses turn a year older on Jan. 1—and because registration fees are based on age, that might […]

Signature Artist Named for 2017 America’s Horse in Art

Signature Artist Named for 2017 America’s Horse in Art

Every year, one artist is given the honor of being selected as the America’s Horse in Art Show & Sale signature artist. When the art show and sale returns to the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum in August 2017, the signature artist for the 10th annual America’s Horse in Art will be Joni Beinborn of La […]

APHA makes changes to Amateur Program for 2017 show season

APHA makes changes to Amateur Program for 2017 show season

Exciting new changes are coming to the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) Amateur program in 2017, thanks to rule changes adopted by the APHA Board of Directors at the 2016 APHA Convention. Make sure you are informed on the latest modifications by reading up on the changes below. The APHA Amateur divisions have changed. Amateur: any […]

AQHA seeks host-site bids for Select World Show

AQHA seeks host-site bids for Select World Show

AQHA is soliciting host-site bids for the 2018, 2019 and 2020 AQHA Select World Championship Shows, presented by Adequan®(polysulfated glycosaminoglycan). The inaugural AQHA Select World Championship Show was held in 2003 in Amarillo, where it has remained since that time. Interested organizations or facilities must complete this form to submit a bid. Please be sure to include information you would like […]