LeaderCare 66


October 12, 2018


APHA “Marked for Greatness” Leadership Exchange presents “Working Effectively as a Team”
When: Tuesday, October 16, 7pm CST
Where: Zoom Meeting

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Presented by APHA President Craig Wood. Don’t miss this informative discussion for Leaders of APHA!


Executive Committee Nominee

The EC Nominating Committee has selected David Lands, APHA Director Area 8 from Gloucester, Virginia, for consideration to fill the APHA Executive Committee Sixth Member spot in 2019.  David Lands will be considered by the APHA Board of Directors for the position; voting takes place at the 2019 APHA Convention, March 1-3, 2019 in Fort Worth, Texas.


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“Experience Your Western Lifestyle” in our new online retail store, the PH Barn Door.


Code of Conduct Tenant #5

Pending litigation: To coordinate the Association’s defense and approach to the case, a director/alternate/committee member shall avoid individual discussion with a litigant, potential litigant, or third parties concerning any pending or threatened litigation against the Association, and shall refer all inquiries to the Executive Director.

Approved rule change effective January 1, 2019:
Article IV – Executive Committee
Section 1. There is hereby created an Executive Committee consisting of the President, President-Elect, Vice President, the Immediate Past President and three additional members. These officers and additional members shall be elected by and from the current Board of Directors at the annual meeting of the Board, each for a term of one year and until the selection and qualification of his successor.

A. The President shall appoint and publicly announce a Nominating Committee for Officers and Executive Committee, which must be comprised of elected Directors or Directors-at-Large, as soon as possible after appointment by the President. The Nominating Committee’s nominations shall be published at least thirty (30) days prior to the annual convention. Any Director who intends to make an additional nomination must notify the President at least sixty (60) days prior to the annual convention.


$900,000 in cash and prizes at 2018 APHA World Show

The American Paint Horse Association is celebrating the successful conclusion of its 2018…
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WEG Medalist Custom Made Gun brings $300,000 at the 2018 Legacy Reining Breeders Sale

World Equestrian Games team gold and individual bronze medalist Custom Made Gun brought …
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Paint barrel racers win big in the 2018 World Show PBRIP Sweepstakes

Dirt flew as Paint Horses’ carried their riders at top speeds and around tight turn …
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All-Around and High-Point winners crowned at 2018 APHA World Show

Top exhibitors and Paint Horses were recognized for their achievements…
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PH Amateurs score with Harris Saddle and Platinum Trailer 2018 World Show giveaways

With the help of some dedicated APHA sponsors, two lucky Amateur competitors…
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APHA Corporate Partner Gist awards championship buckles as unique as your Paint

Trophy buckles are more than a fancy piece of metal …
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APHA awards High-Point Ranch Horse titles at 2018 Paint World

Versatile horses took center stage throughout the APHA World Championship Show’s ranch horse …

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Non-pro exhibitors cash in on $118,000 as part of the 2018 Breeders’ Halter Futurity Platinum classes

The APHA Platinum Non-Pro Weanling Breeders’ Trust classes…
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November 20

Judge Emeritus Applications due
Judge Applications due

November 22-23

APHA office closed (Thanksgiving)


In this section of LeaderCare, we will be updating you weekly on what is going on with our relocation to the Stockyards Historic District.  Construction has started.  Check out this live cam.
Promote your barn, your legacy or your horse.  By doing so you will be memorializing yourself in the history of APHA. APHA’s new offices will be in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards.  There APHA will be seen and visited by millions of tourists each year.  APHA is dedicated to provide a totally western experience within our new offices which will compliment those who have chosen to be a part of the building displays and architecture.  Here is one way of having your family, horse or ranch memorized at the new APHA headquarters.  Read more …


Standing Committee meeting minutes
Executive Committee meeting minutes
Board of Directors’ meeting minutes
2018 APHA Strategic Plan
APHA Financial Strength
Tips on Chairing Your APHA Committee
Marked for Greatness” video presentations


APHA Executive Director
Billy Smith
(office) 817/222-6401
(cell) 806/679-9412
(email) billy@apha.com
(Twitter) #billyAPHA
See you down the trail.

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