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APHA announces several fee updates for 2017

FORT WORTH—The American Paint Horse Association will be implementing several fee updates effective January 1, 2017. Paint Horse breeders will benefit from reduced fees in some key areas. APHA will end a decades-long fee for those using shipped semen. The…

APHA introduces Paint Professional Horsemen of the Year award

APHA is excited to announce the creation of the Paint Professional Horsemen of the Year award, which will recognize outstanding Markel APHA Professional Horsemen. The award will be presented annually at the APHA Convention; in 2017, the Convention takes place…

Awards for Top Paints at the 2016 Southwest Reining Horse Association Futurity

The American Paint Horse Association is partnering with the Southwest Reining Horse Association, giving exhibitors riding registered Paint Horses the opportunity to earn extra awards along with 2017 APHA World Championship Show qualification credit. Top-finishing Paint Horse exhibitors at the…

Be the judge with APHA’s Horse IQ video learning platform

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In a groundbreaking move, APHA has released an innovative new online exhibitor education platform called Horse IQ. The first of its kind, Horse IQ brings exhibitors up to speed with current rules and judging standards in a dynamic, easy-to-access and…

Etalon and APHA partner to offer genetic tools to Paint breeders

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FORT WORTH, Texas – Put genetics on your side when it comes to breeding Paint Horses by taking advantage of Etalon Diagnostics’ broad-spectrum DNA genetic testing panel, thanks to a new partnership between the biotech company and APHA. Specializing in…

Certified Horsemanship Association and APHA partner for expanded education and Paint recognition

  FORT WORTH, Texas (APHA) – APHA recently joined forces with Certified Horsemanship Association, the largest certifying body of riding instructors and barn managers in North America, to help promote education, safety and fun through horsemanship. CHA promotes excellence in…

APHA welcomes Dechra as its newest World Show sponsor

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FORT WORTH, Texas – APHA is pleased to announce Dechra Veterinary Products, makers of OSPHOS, as its newest World Show Sponsor. Through the partnership, Dechra will sponsor APHA’s two annual World Championship Shows, set to take place in June and…

APHA debuts interactive directory for qualifying Paint Horse professionals

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FORT WORTH, Texas – The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) has made finding Paint Horse professionals easier than ever with the debut of its new interactive online directory. Designed with the help of the National Reining Horse Association, APHA-approved judges…

APHA names top Paint Barrel Racing Incentive Program participants of 2015

FORT WORTH, Texas – The top Paint barrel racers turned and burned their way into the Paint Barrel Racing Incentive Program (PBRIP) 2015 year-end standings. Throughout the year, competitors accumulated points at PBRIP-approved barrel races across the country in the hopes…

Productive APHA Convention concludes in Richmond, Virginia

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RICHMOND, VIRGINIA — The Annual Convention and Membership Meeting of the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) took place February 26–29 in Richmond, Va., where leaders of the Association met to select the group’s Executive Committee; decide on rule change proposals;…