Steady Joe and Bud Lyon at the APHA World Championship in Fort Worth.
Steady Joe and Bud Lyon painted a pretty picture for judges at the APHA World Championship. Photo by Larry Williams

APHA talent passes with flying colors in Fort Worth

There was noticeably more color than usual at Fort Worth’s Will Rogers Memorial Center in September for the American Paint Horse Association World Championship. Among the newly crowned world champions were Steady Joe and rider Bud Lyon, the Junior Reining World Championship titlists.  Among those riders and horses winning more than one World Championship during […]
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QTs Cajun Cub Lands Second APHA World Championship

Three riders entered six horses in the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) Senior Working Cow Horse class on Sept. 24, and after the dust had settled, all three of Jack Wright’s entries had taken the top three spots. He rode QTs Cajun Cub (PT) to the World title, Gay Bar Drummer (PT) to Reserve and […]
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Paint Cow Horses Make Splash at APHA World Show

Cowy Paint Horses stole the limelight at the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) World Show Sept. 21-24. The John Justin Arena was full of color as splashy tobianos and overos displayed their moves on cattle both down the fence and in the boxing. In the Junior Working Cow Horse, four horse-and-rider duos battled it out […]
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Paints Slide to APHA World Show Reining Titles

The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) World Show brought colorful reiners to the Will Rogers Coliseum Sept. 21. In the Junior Reining, 10 teams spun, slid and circled for the 2018 title. From draw five, Mirjam Stillo and My Berry Best Gun rode to a 220.5, a score which held to win the class. “We […]
Rider leading an APHA horse

APHA Celebrates 2017 Judge Emeritus Honorees

The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) is proud to recognize the hard work and leadership of several long-serving judges to improve and grow the Paint Horse community by giving them the APHA Judge Emeritus Award. This award recognizes outstanding judges who have dedicated their careers to judging APHA-approved events. To be considered for the Emeritus Award, […]
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Awards for Top Paints at the 2016 SWRHA Futurity

SWF06 PaintTheNite MMcCutcheon 15WTop Paint Horses at the 2016 SWRHA Futurity will be eligible for additional prizes. • Photo by WaltenberryThe American Paint Horse Association (APHA) is partnering with the Southwest Reining Horse Association (SWRHA), giving exhibitors riding registered Paint Horses the opportunity to earn extra awards along with 2017 APHA World Championship Show qualification credit.