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APHA investing big bucks in the Paint World Show

Nearly $80,000 has been added to reining, cutting and working cow horse classes at the 2015 APHA World Championship Show. When added to the existing $50,000 Farnam Pleasure Stakes payouts and more than $500,000 in additional cash and prizes, there are more reasons than...
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Straight Shooter

Straight-shooter Zane Chunn laid down a smoking run at the CMSA Bishop’s Trailer Sales Winter U.S. Championship February 11–15 in Queen Creek, Arizona. In addition to logging the overall fastest time in the Eliminator Showcase, Zane and his Paint Horse, “Jet” also won the Open Cimarron Eliminator final with...
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Paint racing legislation passes in Kentucky

The thundering sound of painted hooves could be ringing in the bluegrass state soon, thanks to recently passed legislation. HB 165, “An Act Relating to Paint Horses,” was passed by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and signed into law by Kentucky Governor...
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Raising the Stakes

The initial stakes finals for 2015 at Remington Park always help determine the early frontrunners of the 2-year-old Paint group and if last year’s champions can maintain their winning ways. A pair of Grade 1 events took place March 21 at Remington Park in Oklahoma...
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Find a change of pace with The Game Plan

Based on its wildly popular series “The Game Plan” in 2014, the Paint Horse Journal enlisted APHA Director of Judges David Dellin to continue The Game Plan as a monthly column this year, shedding even more light on the nuances of judging to help you...
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Scholarships? Yes please!

There is a very good reason that the American Paint Horse Foundation continually solicits money from APHA members and Paint Horse enthusiasts: scholarships. Educational assistance is the primary mission of the APHF. Since its inception, and through the 2014-2015 scholastic year, the foundation has...
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7 facts about frame overo genetics

It’s hard not to fall in love with a flashy Paint with frame overo markings—bright patches of horizontal white, each uniquely framed with contrasting color. But the beauty—and intrigue—of the pattern is more than skin deep. The March 2015 Paint Horse Journal article “Perfectly Framed” took...
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