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APHF Offers Unique Support to Therapeutic Riding Instructors for a Second Year

PRESS RELEASE Contact:  Jan Anderson APHF Coordinator (817) 834-2742 ext. 414 janderson@apha.com October 30, 2013 APHF Scholarship Program Enters Second Year In January 1, 2013, the American Paint Horse Foundation and the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International will continue an innovative partnership designed to...
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Step One

When time came for the qualifying rounds of the 2014 RFDTV’s The American Rodeo, Wicked Leo was watching from the sidelines. “I rode another horse in the qualifier, but we slipped at the first barrel and we didn’t try to qualify elsewhere,” rider Quay...
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6 tips to help grow your Paint Horse club

In spite of a slow economy and a plethora of other activities vying for individuals’ time, there are still plenty of horse owners who can bolster your regional Paint Horse club’s membership roster and event numbers, if you’re willing to think outside the box...
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Ready for a Showdown

Charles R. Leggett’s Texas Silk did not disappoint on October 18, winning his 440 yard trial with the quickest time of 19.847 seconds on a fast track, solidifying his spot in the Grade 1 $108,862 Speedhorse Lone Star Paint & Appaloosa Futurity to be...
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APHA Outlines 8 Talking Points for NCAA Equestrian Supporters

The National Collegiate Athletics Association’s Committee on Women’s Athletics recently recommended to remove equestrian from the organization’s list of emerging sports. In response, Kansas State University Athletics announced this week plans to drop its sponsorship of equestrian as part of its varsity athletic programs....
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10 things you need to know about Dominant White

With greater understanding about how color and pattern genes work and a lot of research and tests available, Paint Horse breeders have a wealth of knowledge at their fingertips—understanding the nuts and bolts behind genes like Tobiano, Frame Overo, Sabino 1, and Splash White...
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Thrills and Spills

Photos courtesy Calvin Ghost Bear If you thought flat-track horse racing was an adrenaline rush, you haven’t seen Indian relay. Harkening from Native American traditions that go back to buffalo hunts and tribal warfare, Indian relay combines speed, athleticism and horsemanship in a nail-biting...
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