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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 […]

Anna Morrison joins AQHA as chief international officer

Anna Morrison joins AQHA as chief international officer

The American Quarter Horse Association welcomes Anna Morrison of College Station, Texas, as the Association’s chief international officer. She will start her new role on Jan. 17. Morrison will be responsible for determining and formulating policies and procedures to provide overall direction of AQHA’s international activities and functions. She will serve as a liaison between AQHA and […]

APHA Hall of Fame nominations open

APHA Hall of Fame nominations open

Help honor the great change makers of the Paint Horse industry by nominating them to the APHA Hall of Fame. The deadline for submitting new individual or horse nominations is Dec. 1. Introduced in 2012, the Hall of Fame carries on the tradition of commemorating the breed’s colorful history with each class of legendary horses […]

PHBA expands Golden Horse awards

PHBA expands Golden Horse awards

The PHBA Executive Board recently voted to add Golden Horse and Reserve Golden Horse Awards for the 10-18 Walk Trot and Amateur Walk Trot divisions at the 2017 PHBA World Championship Show. In 2016 PHBA add the full slate of Walk Trot classes for the 10-18 and Amateurs. In 2017, these divisions will be included  in […]