LeaderCare 7.21.21

2021 APHA World Championship Show

by the numbers

17 Days

 5,200+ Entries

1,350 Horses

44 U.S. States, Canada & England

400 Total classes

305 World Championship classes

$1,250,000+ in cash and awards

Special thanks to all the exhibitors, sponsors and staff that made this unforgettable event possible.  

Reining exhibitors slide home with money in their pockets from the APHA World Show.

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2021 APHA World Show

Ranch Work Championships

dubbed a huge success!

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Congratulations to the

2021 APHA World Show

all-around and high-point winners

All-Around Youth Walk-Trot
All In Red & Anna Overway

All-Around Novice Youth
Candy Confidential & Emma Goffard

All-Around Youth 13 & Under
Im Good With It & Melody Hackworth

All-Around Youth 14-18
One Flashy Sensation & Lauren Gralla

 All-Around Amateur Walk-Trot
Mr Cool Zippo & Heidi Bryan

All-Around Novice Amateur
Even More Sensational & Stephanie Mohindra

All-Around Amateur
Check Required & Rebecca Figueroa

All-Around Masters Amateur
Freckles Nu Lil Gun & Kathleen Roach

All-Around Open Horse
Figured Im Invited – Owned by Shilo & Garrett Eggers

High-Point Youth Solid Paint-Bred
Mr Lazy & Carley Rutledge

High-Point Youth Ranch Exhibitor
Slide My Way & Treylyn Hancock

High-Point Amateur Solid Paint-Bred
The Best Wingman & Charlynn Turner

High-Point Novice Amateur Ranch Exhibitor
Wholly Smokalicious & Karmen Hobby

High-Point Amateur Ranch Exhibitor
NCR Navajo Jo & Nonie Casselman-Reed

High-Point Open Solid Paint-Bred
Lil Trash Talk – Owned by Susan Van Cleve-Jung

High-Point Open Ranch Horse
Spot On My Jersey – Owned by Karen Johnson

High-Point Open Junior Performance Horse
Saucy Sandi Kitty – Owned by Cow Island Cattle Co.

High-Point Open Senior Performance Horse
Spot On My Jersey – Owned by Karen Johnson

High-Point Open Exhibitor
Tom Neel


A combination of hard work, determination and grit lead these outstanding competitors to some of the greatest accomplishments attainable at the APHA World Championship Show, and we applaud their achievements and look forward to seeing more from them and all of our exhibitors next year.

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Kaitlyn Smith & Megan Ryden


2021 Breeders’ Trust Non-Pro Stakes


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2021-2022 AjPHA Executive Committee Officers Announcement

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Learn more about PBRIP at PBRIP.com

1D Champion – Shawne Snow & Ava Zonneveld

2021 PBRIP

Barrel Racing



Nearly $40,000 was up for grabs over 5Ds—including bonuses for futurity and Texas-bred horses. 
The 2021 PBRIP Barrel Racing Sweepstakes drew 87 entries.

Congratulations to the winners:

1D Champion: Shawne Snow & Ava Zonneveld

1D Reserve: Check Your Bet & Jamie Wilson

2D Champion: Shesa Oopsie Daisy & Carson Rutherford

2D Reserve: Stolin Embrace & Katelyn Hobbie 

3D Champion: Got My Shades On & Tristan Tarpley

3D Reserve: Sprats Wild Smoke & Grace Davis

4D Champion: Voltage & Brandi Manning

4D Reserve: Dot Coms Ruger & Elizabeth Morris

5D Champion: A Dose Of Fling & Lynsay North

5D Reserve: SQH Cappuccino & Jessica Walters


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 2021 Robyn Hanna Sportsmanship Award


Colten Dulin

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Sweet Lazy Sensations & Rylee Morgan

win the 

2021 Breeders’ Trust

3-Year-Old Maiden Western Pleasure Stakes

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All Im Gonna Do & Judy Zeitler

win the 

2021 Breeders’ Trust

3-Year-Old Maiden Hunter Under Saddles Stakes

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Texas Stars

win the 2021

AjPHA Youth Team Tournament contest

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2021 AjPHA Make Your Mark

Art & Photo Contest Winners Selected 

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2021 APHA Breeders’ Futurity – Halter Classes

WCHA Breeder’s Championship Futurity

Big Money Futurity

September 27-October 3

Fort Worth, Texas

APHA Staff Member Spotlight

Dana Weaver

MemberCare Department

A true APHA veteran, Dana has been serving members for 33 years! Throughout that time, she has worked in Records Retention, Processing and is now an associate in the MemberCare department. Dana enjoys going to see live bands, scrapbooking and spending time with her family—especially the lights of her life, her grandchildren.

Prestigious APHA National Shows Return in 2021

Eastern National Championships

World Equestrian Center

Ocala, Florida

September 16 -19, 2021

Western National Championships

South Point Arena & Equestrian Center

Las Vegas, Nevada

October 6-10, 2021


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2021 Chrome/APHA Member

Model Search Winners Announced

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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

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Breeders’ Trust Pleasure Stakes

Modification Announced for 2022

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Dates to Remember

  • July Calendar of Events
  • 2021 PBRIP Calendar of Events
  • August 12, 2021  –  Marked for Greatness Leadership Exchange – Chrome Cash
  • September 16-19, 2021 – APHA Eastern National Championships
  • September 27 – October 3, 2021 – The Lone Star Gathering
  • October 6-10, 2021 – APHA Western National Championships
  • October 19, 2021 – Marked for Greatness Leadership Exchange – Show Manager Best Practices
  • November 11, 2021 – Cowgirl Gathering Kickoff
  • 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