AjPHA has something to offer every Paint Horse rider!
Youth Division at APHA-Approved Events
Almost all APHA-approved shows include a wide range of classes that are exclusively for Youth competitors. These classes are divided into Novice Youth, Walk-Trot, 13 & Under and 14-18 divisions, allowing Youth exhibitors to compete with their peers for Hi-Points and Year-End awards. To view a calendar of events in your area, or to view the Year-End award standings please visit www.aphaonline.com.
Become a part of the PAC
AjPHA members can earn awards and performance credits on Regular Registry and Solid Paint Bred Paint Horses while performing at open shows. The Paint Alternative Competition (PAC) program offers 31 different categories, including Barrel Racing, Western Pleasure, Horsemanship, 4-H English, 4-H Timed Events, etc. To read more about the PAC program and how you can enroll your horse visit the PAC website at www.apha.com/pac.
Ride Paint Horse, Ride!
This saddle log program recognizes the time members spend riding or driving their American Paint Horses. Set your own goals and measure your success. APHA rewards your achievements for each of the 14 milestones-from 100-100,000 hours. There is a one-time fee for the horse and rider combination and you are not required to own the Paint Horse you ride. To enroll in the Ride America program please visit www.apha.com/rideamerica.