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January 18, 2017

Fred Tabor is APHA’s 2016 APHA Distinguished Service Award winner

APHA celebrates four horsemen with judge emeritus award

Register now for APHA’s 2017 Convention

Come join us and be Inspired!

Registration for the 2017 Youth Leadership Conference is now open! February 23-26

NEW for 2017: Two scholarships valued at $750 each will be up for grabs! One scholarship is for a Youth National Director and one scholarship is for a youth who has never attended an AjPHA Youth Leadership Conference before. Apply here by January 20th – *applicants must be current AjPHA members in order to qualify for a scholarship*

There’s still time to sponsor an event at the upcoming Convention.  

A big thank you to last year’s sponsors for the goodies that helped us through our meetings.

Do you remember? World Show’s moving to September 2017!

Help bring change by attending APHA Convention and Youth Leadership Conference

International language forms now available from APHA

Be ready for new APHA rules beginning January 1

Leasing policy changes scheduled for 2017

Meet your 2017 APHA Executive Committee candidates

Novice, Amateur and Walk-Trot made easy with Online application

New Year, new Amateur Rules

APHA announces several fee updates for 2017 

2016 Director Election Results

2018 Rule Change Proposals to be considered by APHA Standing Committees

Breeders’ Trust stallion subscription fees made more affordable for 2017

Free PHJ Genetics Articles

Regional Club Membership Drive – Be part of its success!

APHA’s New Branding is Official.  Use it!  Share it!


2016 Rule Change Proposals timeline

  • August 1 – Postmark Deadline for all rule change proposals.
  • August 30 – Staff deadline for processing, reviewing and adding staff and financial impact comments.
  • October 8 – Rules Committee meeting in Fort Worth, Texas to review all proposals for proper and legal wording.
  • October 24 – Rule Change Proposals will be uploaded to APHA web site for review by members.  Rule change proposals will be assigned to a standing committee for further review for Convention voting.
  • February 2017 – Rule change proposals will be mailed to standing committees with their committee agendas.
  • February 24-27, 2017 – APHA Convention, where members will discuss Rule Change Proposals for forwarding to the Board of Directors for voting.


Standing Committee meeting minutes

Executive Committee meeting minutes 

Board of Directors’ meeting minutes

See you down the trail.

January 1
Regional Club Officers for current year must be submitted to the APHA Office
January 27-29
CBC International Equine Judges Academy, Tulsa, OK
February 1
President announces Executive Committee Nominating Committee
February 6
Hotel reservation deadline for Convention
February 24-27
APHA Annual Convention, Westin DFW Hotel, Irving, TX
APHA’s New Mission Statement
We inspire, nurture, promote and provide meaningful experiences to generations interested in preserving the versatile Paint Horse.

APHA Executive Director

Billy Smith

(office) 817/222-6401

(cell) 806/679-9412
(email) billy@apha.com
(Twitter) #billyAPHA