Creating Confident Clinicians

The American Paint Horse Association recently added a new seminar to the Association’s calendar.  In December of 2015, the APHA hosted its first annual C3 “Creating Confident Clinicians” Seminar.  All APHA Approved Judges and Professional Horsemen were invited to attend the seminar and become certified as an APHA Clinician.


The following have been certified as APHA Clinicians:

John Andersen, Broomfield, CO
Gigi Bailey, Maribel, WI
Margo Lea Ball, Fort Collins, CO
Karen Banister, Brighton, CO
Antonette “Nettie” Barr, Alberta, Canada
Don Beard, Cheyenne, WY
Schellie Blochberger, Russellville, MO
Patrick Burton, Burleson, TX
Rick Christy, Reddick, FL
Jim Dudley, Columbia, MO
Kimberly Garrett, Ashland, MO
Judy Gibney, Hutto, TX
Louis Hufnagel, Bixby, OK
Debra Jarvis, Kaufman, TX
Sandy Jirkovsky, Kearney, NE
Ann Jones, Flowery Branch, GA
Tina Langness, New Richmond, WI
Lisa Laplace, Napa, CA
Jan Larsen, Kalispell, MT
Kristin Layher, Pilot Point, TX
Debby Letham, Yukon, OK
John Letham, Yukon, OK
Lisa Ligon, Aubrey, TX
Linda Long, Tioga, TX
Stephanie McConnell, New Trenton, IN
Gail Mitchell, Vincennes, IN
Ron Morris, Belen, NM
Carly Veldman Parks, Colbert, GA
Diane Paris, Hico, TX
Michele Pfender, Laheycourt, France
Clark Scoggin, Newton, MS
Michael Short, Shiner, TX
Sara Beth Simons, Aubrey, TX
Dale Sullens, Pilot Point, TX
Teresa Sullivan, Lake Tapps, WA
Bryan Taylor, Justin, TX
Nell Tekampe, Richmond, IL
J T Thomas, Morganton, NC
Julie Thompson Martell, Granite Bay, CA
Sharon Wellmann, Conroe, TX
Tina Price-White, Denton, TX
Heather Young, Gainesville, TX
Jeannie Young, Argyle, TX

Having the title “APHA Clinician” will allow these APHA Judges and Professional Horsemen to better serve the members and potential members of our organization.  You will be able to use any of the judges that are also clinicians for the new APHA shows/clinics (See Rule SC-100.A.1.).  In addition, these professional have learned some of the most effective teaching techniques used by teaching professionals around the world.  Please contact one of these clinicians for any of your educational needs.


The 2017 Creating Confident Clinicians Seminar will be held on December 15th, 2017 at the Tuscany Suites and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada and will be sponsored by the Silver State Paint Horse Club.  Reserve your spot by filling out this form.


For more information, contact APHA Director of Judges, David Dellin by phone at (817) 718-4223 or by e-mail at ddellin@apha.com.


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