Billy Smith. • QHN File Photo.

APHA Official Named To Industry Post

The executive director of the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) will represent the association on the American Horse Council (AHC) Board of Directors.

McCutcheon Leads First Section of NRBC Non-Pro Prelims

The first day of official classes began at the NRBC in Katy, Texas, on April 16, with the first section of the Classic Non-Pro prelims. Of the 167 non-pros entered, the first 84 made smart maneuvers and big stops inside the Great Southwest Equestrian Center Coliseum on Monday. Leading the Classic Level 4 Non-Pro prelims […]
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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, […]

APHA Paint Reining Buckle Program Heads Overseas

For the first time, the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) will offer custom awards to top Paint Horses at the 2017 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) European Derby, taking place Nov. 1-5 in Lyon, France, during EquitaLyon. Handcrafted in the U.S., these uniquely-designed award buckles will be presented to the highest-scoring or high-point Paints in the […]
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APHA Hall Of Fame Nominations Due Soon

HallOfFameThe American Paint Horse Association (APHA) recognizes it is only through the incredible contributions of both people and horses that the Association and the Paint Horse breed has achieved its present stature, and therefore honors both people and horses in the Hall of Fame. The initial induction to the Hall of Fame coincided with the 50th Anniversary of APHA in 2012, and that inaugural class was inducted during the 2012 Annual Convention. The second class will be inducted during the 2014 Convention in February 2014.