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Western Performance Events Among New APHA World Show Classes

Several Western performance events were among the new classes added to the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) World Show.

APHA officials say the more than 30 new classes – including solid-bred ranch cutting, reining, working cow horse and other ranch classes – will be held at the 2022 APHA World Championship show June 24-July 10 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas.

They also include solid Paint-bred performance halter, splitting Junior and Senior Ranch Trail, and eight new Breeders’ Futurity classes.

Click here to view the 2022 APHA World Show schedule.

The new classes:

  • Youth Solid Paint-Bred Ranch Pleasure
  • Youth Solid Paint-Bred Ranch Reining
  • Youth Solid Paint-Bred Reining
  • Youth Ranch Pleasure
  • Youth Ranch Cutting
  • Ranch Conformation
  • Amateur Ranch Conformation
  • Youth Ranch Conformation
  • Solid Paint-Bred Ranch Conformation
  • Solid Paint-Bred Ranch Pleasure
  • Solid Paint-Bred Ranch Reining
  • Solid Paint-Bred Ranch Cow Work
  • Solid Paint-Bred Ranch Cutting
  • Amateur Solid Paint-Bred Ranch Pleasure
  • Amateur Solid Paint-Bred Ranch Reining
  • Amateur Solid Paint-Bred Ranch Cow Work
  • Amateur Solid Paint-Bred Ranch Cutting
  • Solid Paint-Bred Performance Halter Stallions
  • Solid Paint-Bred Performance Halter Mares
  • Solid Paint-Bred Performance Halter Geldings
  • Amateur Solid Paint-Bred Trail
  • Junior Ranch Trail
  • Senior Ranch Trail
  • Gold 2-Year-Old Stallions*
  • Gold 2-Year-Old Mares*
  • Gold 2-Year-Old Geldings*
  • Gold Hunter Yearling Longe Line
  • Gold Non-Pro 5-Year-Old & Under Showmanship
  • Gold Non-Pro 5-Year-Old & Under Hunt Seat Equitation
  • Gold Non-Pro 5-Year-Old & Under Western Horsemanship
  • Gold Non-Pro 5-Year-Old & Under Trail
  • 3-Year-Old Ranch Riding Sweepstakes
  • 4- & 5-Year-Old Ranch Riding Sweepstakes
  • 6-Year-Old & Older Working Cow Horse Challenge
  • Non-Pro 6-Year-Old & Older Working Cow Horse Challenge