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Colorful Twins make their debut at Charlie Daniels’ Twin Pines Ranch
FORT WORTH, Texas— After devoting more than 25 years to raising quality Paints and advancing the American Paint Horse breed, country-rock legend Charlie Daniels recently received the prize of a lifetime at his Twin Pines Ranch—a set of healthy, twin Paint fillies. The now spunky and vivacious twins, sired by ranch stallion HLF Smokin Ace and out of Ms Paseos County AQHA, were born in the fields of the Lebanon, Tenn., ranch during the morn ... Read the full article

Horse sale amplifies APHA Fall World Championship Show
Fort Worth, TX—After a brief hiatus, the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) has announced the return of a horse sale during its World Championship Paint Horse Show series this fall. The Breeders’ Trust Select Sale will consist of 50 head of top American Paint Horses that are all nominated to APHA’s popular incentive program, the Breeders’ Trust. “We look forward to providing the industry and the public an oppo ... Read the full article

Parentage verification required for solid Paints at APHA World Show
FORT WORTH, TEXAS—The owners of solid Paint-Bred and Breeding Stock Registry Paint Horses who wish to take advantage of the new classes offered at APHA’s upcoming World Championship Paint Horse Show are advised to quickly verify their horses’ parentage through DNA testing. Set for June 25–July 8 in Fort Worth, Texas, this year’s World Show will include several new classes for solid Paint-Bred and Breeding Stock Registry horses. Parentage verifica ... Read the full article

UC Davis to offer more testing options to Paint Horse breeders beginning 2012
The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) announces their affiliation with University of California, Davis (UC Davis) as the official genetic testing provider effective January 1, 2012. APHA requires genetic parentage testing for all breeding stallions, racehorses, foals produced by certain breeding methods and horses with certain registration situations. “APHA’s affiliation with UC Davis is an exciting move for us,” said Lex ... Read the full article

Eleven American Paint Horses receive awards for United States Eventing Association competition
FORT WORTH, TEXAS—The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) recently recognized 11 talented horses with All-Breed awards for their accomplishments in the United States Eventing Association’s (USEA) competition. Awards were given for outstanding performances in events governed by USEA. For an American Paint Horse to be eligible for an All-Breed Award, it must be registered with both APHA and USEA, and the rider must be a member of both organiza ... Read the full article

World Games 2010 Foundation Selects Equine Relations and Special Projects Coordinator
LEXINGTON, KY— The World Games 2010 Foundation today announced that Ms. Maggie Daniels has been selected as Equine Relations and Special Projects Coordinator for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. As coordinator, Ms. Daniels will work closely with the many equine industry organizations interested in participating in the 2010 Games on various levels. She will assist with special events and projects related to equestrian events and equine org ... Read the full article

Barrel racing jackpot introduced at Fall World Championship Paint Horse Show this November in Fort Worth
Fort Worth, TX—The American Paint Horse Association’s (APHA) Fall World Championship Paint Horse Show has become more lucrative for barrel racers with the Association’s decision to add a barrel racing jackpot to the mix for the upcoming November 4-13 show in Fort Worth, Texas. The Fall World Show is home to the vast majority of world-level Open and Amateur Paint Horse competition. The APHA World Shows are non-qualifying events ... Read the full article

American Paint Horse Association elects 2009 Executive Committee
FORT WORTH, TEXAS— The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) recently elected its 2009 Executive Committee at the 38th APHA Annual Convention, held in San Diego, Calif. The Executive Committee sets APHA policy and is responsible for the Association’s activities and fiscal integrity.Elected by their peers were:President John Corbin of Colorado Springs, Colo.,President-Elect Linda Vance of Winlock, Wash.,Vice President Dr. Travis Titlow of Lincol ... Read the full article

Join APHA in the Fight Against Catastrophic Childhood Illness
Ride along with APHA at the upcoming Saddle Up! for St. Jude trail ride, set for May 3 at Benbrook Stables in Benbrook, Texas. The 10-mile adventure will take riders along the trails surrounding beautiful Lake Benbrook. It will be a great way to enjoy the day with fellow horse enthusiasts while supporting an outstanding cause.Upon returning to the stables, APHA and Benbrook Stables will host a chuck wagon cookout, the local Cowtown Opry musical g ... Read the full article

American Paint Horse Association hosts annual Convention in Washington
FORT WORTH, TEXAS — The Annual Convention and Membership Meeting of the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) concluded recently in Vancouver, Wash., where leaders of the Association met to select the group’s executive committee, decide on rule change proposals and work within committees to continue to advance the popular breed registry and membership association. Attending the three-day event were members of the Association’s ... Read the full article

APHA achieves 40,000 fan milestone
FORT WORTH, TEXAS—Communication via the social media has reached new heights at the American Paint Horse Association (APHA). Since the debut of the APHA Facebook webpage in April 2009, the association has been utilizing this tool to provide an innovative avenue for mem bers and Paint Horse enthusiasts to connect and interact. Support of the APHA page has continued to grow, and today APHA announced reaching an impressive milestone on Friday, ... Read the full article

APHA achieves 40,000 fan milestone
FORT WORTH, TEXAS—Communication via the social media has reached new heights at the American Paint Horse Association (APHA). Since the debut of the APHA Facebook webpage in April 2009, the association has been utilizing this tool to provide an innovative avenue for members and Paint Horse enthusiasts to connect and interact. Support of the APHA page has continued to grow, and today APHA announced reaching an impressive milestone on Friday, ... Read the full article

March 1-10 set as dates to reserve
FORT WORTH, Texas—Big payback “slot classes”—limited-entry events in which contestants in advance to reserve their space—are only some of the many exciting attractions planned at the American Paint Horse Association’s(APHA’s) second major breed show, Paint Vegas. The inaugural Paint Vegas will be held December 5-9, 2006, at the South Coast Casino and Equestrian Center in Las Vegas, Nev.Far more than a typical horse show, Paint Vegas promises five ... Read the full article

APHA launches website for Regional Clubs
FORT WORTH, Texas – The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) announced today it has launched a new website for the Association’s Regional Paint Horse Clubs. The purpose of this website is to supply information to APHA Regional Clubs and Association leaders with a variety of useful information and resources. The Regional Club website can be found at http://clubs.apha.com or by clicking the link from the main apha.com website. With ... Read the full article

American Paint Horse Association elects 2011 Executive Committee
FORT WORTH, TEXAS—The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) recently elected its 2011 Executive Committee at the 40th APHA Annual Convention, held in Nashville, Tenn. The Executive Committee is made up of members of the APHA Board of Directors, which is comprised of individuals elected by the APHA membership. The Board of Directors decides policy and direction for the Association. The Directors, in turn, elect from their numbers a seven-m ... Read the full article

SWANA Expands Awards Program
Socorro, New Mexico, May 17, 2010 – SWANA has expanded its USDF Awards to include Dressage Sporthorse breeding (DSHB) awards and FEI Five and Six year old classes. The DSHB and FEI Five and Six year old classes join their Awards Program which also includes: USDF All-Breeds, Jumpers (Adult/Amateur-Children’s, Junior-Amateur/Owner, Grand Prix Jumpers), Hunters (Children’s-Adult/Amateur, Junior-Amateur/Owner, and Open Hunters) and ... Read the full article

American Paint Horse Association announces 2011 format for World Championship Paint Horse Shows
FORT WORTH, Texas – The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) announced at the APHA Annual Convention and Membership Meeting that the format of the World Championship Paint Horse Shows will change starting in 2011. The two-show format will remain intact, but the line dividing the two shows will be much more clear. The summer show will now be the AjPHA Youth World Championship Show featuring the complete lineup of youth division classes a ... Read the full article

APHA launches International website
FORT WORTH, Texas – The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) announced today it has launched a new International website for the Association’s many members and affiliates located around the world. The purpose of this website is to provide a gateway to the American Paint Horse Association for Paint enthusiasts outside the U.S. and Canada. The International website can be found at http://international.apha.com. The timing of this la ... Read the full article

APHA launches International website
FORT WORTH, Texas – The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) announced today it has launched a new International website for the Association’s many members and affiliates located around the world. The purpose of this website is to provide a gateway to the American Paint Horse Association for Paint enthusiasts outside the U.S. and Canada. The International website can be found at http://international.apha.com. The timing of this la ... Read the full article

APHAs Revamped Incentive Program Offers Big Paybacks For Talented American Paint Horses
FORT WORTH, TEXAS-The American Paint Horse Association (APHA)recently introduced exciting changes to its Gelding Plus program, which is designed to increase the value of registered Paint geldings. Originally created as a futurity incentive, the program has changed to instead promote aged geldings that are 4 years old and older as of Jan. 1, 2007. Each of the 11 approved APHA Zone shows and three international shows will offer $3,000 in added mone ... Read the full article

 

 

 

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