Awards for Top Paints at the 2016 SWRHA Futurity

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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.

Courtney Yohey Wins Two Titles at AjPHA World Show

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SpotMePerfect CYohey 072016Courtney Yohey & Spot Me PerfectJust a few days after their success at the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby, Courtney Yohey and Spot Me Perfect (PT) earned two American Junior Paint Horse Association (AjPHA) World championships. The first came in the Youth Reining 14-18, where the duo marked an impressive 217, besting their nearest competitor by a 6.5-point margin.

Free Horsemanship Clinics Offered at AjPHA Youth World Championship Show

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WhoWhizAPaintedChicMarissa Harrell rode Who Whiz Apaintedchic (PT) to two World titles at the 2015 AjPHA Youth World Championship Show. • Photo by Larry WilliamsBarbara Cox and Stormy Mullins – competitors, trainers and clinicians – will bring their special connection with horses to the 2016 American Junior Paint Horse Association (AjPHA) Youth World Championship Show through a pair of free horsemanship clinics on July 8-9 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center's John Justin Arena in Fort Worth, Texas.

Horse Color Inspections Offered at AjPHA Youth World Show

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SiennaAt the AjPHA Youth World Show, owners will the opportunity to test their minimally marked APHA-registered Paint Horses to see if they qualify for regular registry. • Photo by Kristin PitzerDo you have a minimally marked Paint Horse that you think qualifies for the American Paint Horse Association’s (APHA) regular registry? Head on over to Fort Worth, Texas, with your horse in tow for a complimentary color inspection during this year’s American Junior Paint Horse Association (AjPHA) Youth World Championship Show.

APHA Rewards Paints at the NRBC

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gunner-dun-it-againRidden by Andrea Fappani, Gunner Dun It Again marked a 228 to tie for fifth in the Level 4 Open at the NRBC and picked up an extra trophy buckle as the highest-scoring Paint horse in the class. • Photo by Kristin PitzerFor the third consecutive year, the highest-scoring registered Paint Horses and their exhibitors took home beautiful Gist Silversmiths trophy buckles at the National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC), thanks to the American Paint Horse Association (APHA). The show, which took place April 17–24 in Katy, Texas, is one of the nation’s richest National Reining Horse Association (NRHA)-approved events, boasting purses exceeding $1 million.