LeaderCare 6.23.2021

2021 APH Foundation

Hall of Fame Induction,

Awards and World Show Party

6pm – 10pm on Friday, July 1 at Whiskey Ranch

Please join us in honoring the

2021 APHF Hall of Fame Inductees

Dick Sell  *  John & Anita Hertner  *  Wanda West

Durn Scooter  *  Ima Gallant Jet  *  RH Imprinted

Shes Doolins Nikita

6pm – Hall of Fame Ceremony – Tickets $50 each

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8pm – After Party – Free Admission

Shuttle Buses for the Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Ceremony run at 5:30, 6:00 and 6:30 p.m.

Shuttle Buses for the After Party run at 7:30, 8:00, 8:30, 9:00 & 9:30 p.m.

Return Shuttle Buses run at 10:00 & 10:30 p.m.

Youth, Amateur and Foundation Celebration

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 7:00pm

at the APHA World Championship Show

Located in the East Coliseum parking lot directly across from the Pavillion

Youth and Amateur Awards Presentation 

APH Foundation Silent Auction


Wine Spin

Food & Drinks

Free Admission

Fun for All

APHA Standing Committee Chair Spotlight

Long Range Planning Committee

Laurie Roden


Roden, a Lifetime APHA member, has competed on Paint horses in Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, California, Texas, Utah and Oklahoma and has enjoyed a well rounded amateur show career in Halter, Hunter Under Saddle, English Equitation, Western Pleasure, Horsemanship, Showmanship, Western Riding, Barrel Racing, Pole Bending and Stakes Race. Laurie is the current APH Foundation President and has been involved in the Arizona Paint Horse Club for several years and is active on the club’s board. She is an employee owner and Group President of HDR Field Services—a firm specializing in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. She and her husband Randy own several broodmares that they breed for Halter, English, Western and Speed Events. The couple has two grown daughters.


Prestigious APHA National Shows Return in 2021

Eastern National Championships

World Equestrian Center

September 16 -19, 2021 

Western National Championships

South Point Arena & Equestrian Center

Las Vegas, Nevada

October 6-10. 2021

Click Here for More Information

APHA Staff Member Spotlight

 Angie Willis

MemberCare Department

Joined APHA in 2000

Angie has been serving APHA members for 21 years! She was born and raised in the Fort Worth area and loves traveling with her family, attending concerts and spending time with her buckskin tobiano mare, Decco. She spent her childhood around horses and enjoyed participating in riding clubs in the area. There’s a good chance you’ve experienced Angie’s exceptional customer service skills when conducting your APHA business, whether through the APHA office or at the MemberCare Booth at the World Show.

Meet the 2021-2022 AjPHA Executive Committee Candidates

Alyssa Martin     *     Angelica Zizza     *     Ashlyn Montague

Colten Dulin     *     Cody Dulin

Emily Coggins     *     Hannah Janssen     *     Lea Klink

Lexie Lalone      *      Madison Brown

Madison Mendes     *     Melanie Moossdorff     *     Melody Hackworth

Morgan Duhon     *     Paige Newcomb

Reese Byers    *    Reese Yates     *     Riley Frances

Taylor Eller    *    Treylyn Hancock

Click here for the Candidate Bios

APH Foundation welcomes new board members

Five new members were named to the American Paint Horse Foundation to serve a three-year term. Amy Novacek, Amanda Palmer, Dr. Craig Wood, Megan Brown and Pat Newman were named to replace board members whose terms had expired. The Foundation board consists of up to 15 members and is chaired by Laurie Roden of Cave Creek, AZ.

Amy Novacek of Joshua, Texas, is a longtime APHA exhibitor. She and her husband, Jay, have a long history of philanthropic efforts with disadvantaged youth and advocating for wounded military members. Amy is always looking for ways to help others.

Dr. Craig Wood of Owenton, Kentucky, is a two-time APHA President. Dr. Wood is a member of the University of Kentucky faculty and has served and chaired on many APHA committees and task forces. Craig has more than 35 years of experience in the horse industry and has worked as a State Director since 2008. 

Amanda Palmer of Floral City, Florida, has been a longtime show manager and exhibitor. She has been a member of APHA since 2006 and has been showing since 2007. She is actively involved with the Florida Paint Horse Club and has been a State Director since 2017.

Megan Brown of Alexandria, Virginia, began showing Paints as a youth at age 15. She continues to show in Amateur events. She has served on several committees and task forces and has been a State Director since 2016. Megan has a long career in historic preservation and has assisted many non-profit boards across the country.

Pat Newman of Springfield, Illinois, has been a life member since 1978. He served on the APHA Executive Committee and served as President in 1999. He has served as chair or vice-chair on several committees and has been a State Director since 1985. Pat has over 40 years experience in construction management and has experience in funds management, regulations, legal, banking and profitability. 


2021 APH Foundation Board Members

Laurie Roden (President) – laurie@roden.com

Marylyn Caliendo (VP & Capital Campaign Chair) – uniquecorral@aol.com

Kelly Boles-Chapman – kboles-chapman@apha.com

Ann Jones – jonescuttinghorses@yahoo.com

Jennifer Sheriff – sheriffstockfarm@aol.com

Mike Holloway – mholloway99@gmail.com

Meredith Landy – meredithlandy@yahoo.com

Amanda Palmer – acpalmer@tampabay.rr.com

Amy Novacek – amynovacek@yahoo.com

Dr. Craig Wood – chorse.wood@gmail.com

Megan Brown – elskybar@gmail.com

Pat Newman – atapha99@gmail.com

Congratulations to the

2020 Top Five Stallion Owners

(based on the 2019 Stallion Breeding Reports)

Arcese Quarter Horses USA, Weatherford, Texas

Schmersal Reining Horses/Silver Spurs Equine, Scottsdale, Arizona

Slide or Die, LLC, Aubrey, Texas

Silver Spurs Equine, Scottsdale, Arizona

Heritage Farms, LLC, Ogden, Utah

2022 APHF Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Congratulations to

Cliff & Martha Johnson     *      Kenny & Pauli Crull

Youth World Games goes virtual for 2021

Click Here for Details

2021 APHA World Championship Show

Premium Book and Forms

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Unlock your inner winner with the May/June 2021 Paint Horse Journal

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Dates to Remember

  • June Calendar of Events
  • 2021 PBRIP Calendar of Events
  • June 25 – July 11, 2021 – APHA World Championship Show – Open/Amatuer/Youth
  • August 12, 2021  –  Marked for Greatness Leadership Exchange – Chrome Cash
  • September 16-19, 2021 – APHA Eastern National Championships
  • September 25 – October 4, 2021 – APHA Breeders’ Trust Halter Futurity
  • October 6-10, 2021 – APHA Western National Championships
  • October 19, 2021 – Marked for Greatness Leadership Exchange – Show Manager Best Practices
  • December 9, 2021 – Marked for Greatness Leadership Exchange – Breeders’ Trust

Looking to increase show participation?

 Want to capitalize on the ranching competition movement?

Then the Ranch Work Championships is your answer. The Ranch Work Championships are an all new timed, all-breed ranch competition. It has been designed to maximize revenue for producers and made to seamlessly blend on the front or the back of a pre-existing event.  Visit Ranch Work Championships  to learn more or watch our YouTube explanation video.
Are you interested in producing a Ranch Work Championships Qualifier in your area?
Contact  Steven Hayes at shayes@apha.com or  call 817-222-6432. Step on to the bus headed for a new era in Ranch Horse competition!”

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See you down the trail,

APHA Executive Director

Billy Smith
(office) 817/222-6401
(cell) 806/679-9412
(email) billy@apha.com
(Twitter) #billyAPHA