Five clubs earn APHA President’s Gold Star & Club of Distinction awards

Five regional clubs demonstrated impressive growth in 2023 to earn APHA President’s Gold Star and Club of Distinction awards. Eligible organizations must comply with the regional club requirements in Article … Continued

Joe Carter honored with APHA Judge Emeritus Award

Longstanding APHA judge Joe Carter will receive APHA’s Judge Emeritus Award on June 27 at the 2024 APHA Hall of Fame & Awards Ceremony. The award recognizes outstanding judges who … Continued

Natalie Snapp is the AjPHA Youth Member of the Year

Natalie Snapp, a 15-year-old from Bellefontaine, Ohio, is the 2023 AjPHA Youth Member of the Year. The Youth Member of the Year award is presented annually to a Youth member … Continued

Combining Regular Registry & Solid Paint-Breds for showing headlines 32 rule change proposals passed by APHA state directors

The 2024 APHA & AjPHA Leadership Gathering featured four days of opportunities to connect, convene and communicate with Paint Horse enthusiasts on the topics of rule change proposals, the APHA … Continued



Regional Clubs are the backbone of the American Paint Horse Association’s grassroots marketing program for the breed. Since its inception in 1962, the Association has approved more than 115 Regional Clubs worldwide. Successful Regional Clubs are those that are well organized, those that have a clearly defined purpose and those that are dedicated to promoting the American Paint Horse. This website is designed to provide club and Association leaders with a variety of useful information and resources.

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