LeaderCare 71


December 14, 2018


2019 APHA rule change proposals available for review

Official APHA 2019 Rule Book

“Fresh Paint” live from the Fort Worth Stockyards

Governance Task Force Report


Newly elected Regional Club Officers & Directors due to APHA January 1

If your club has not held it’s election for Officers and Directors as of January 1, you still need to send your current officers and directors to tbrown@apha.com along with your election date.

horseIQ is changing the equine education game, and it’s not just horsemen who are taking noteDon’t miss out on all the latest additions to the horseIQ library.

Bought a new horse? Transfer it online!

APHA is first stock-horse breed to offer online transfers of ownership


New APHA National Championships announced for 2019

Competitors, mark your calendars: two prestigious events are slated to shake up…
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Special Director notes:

  • Exhibitors can show in both shows.
  • Points do count toward zone awards.
  • APHA will announce the Western National Championship as soon as we have an agreement in place.
  • No qualifying is necessary.
  • We have worked with club show managers to minimize the impact on club shows.
  • Points count towards Breeders’ Trust

Upstanding equestrian pros invited to join APHA/Markel Professional Horsemen program

Professionalism, integrity and fairness are key qualities…
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2018 NFR Vegas horse sale sees Paints bring big prices

The Twombly Performance Horse Sale on December 8 in Las Vegas—taking part…
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Your Amateur questions answered with Inside Look

Planning your showmanship, horsemanship and equitation patterns can feel …
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Youth—Apply to be an AjPHA National Director by January 1

The American Junior Paint Horse Association is on the hunt for young leaders…
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Learn how to transfer your horse online with APHA

Transferring your Paint Horse has never been easier. The first of its kind …
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Flashy reiner takes top dollar at 2018 NRHA Futurity Sale

Chrome brought the cash at the National Reining Horse Association/Markel Insurance Futurity Prospect Sale, which took place…
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Deck the halls with a splash of Paint this holiday season by shopping…

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December 24-25
APHA Office Closed for Christmas
December 31
Third Weanling Registration Deadline (Yearling fee is higher)
Breeders’ Trust Foal Nomination
Breeders’ Futurity – Platinum Division Stallion Enrollment (for 2019 foals)
Breeders’ Futurity – Mare Nomination (for 2019 foals)

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 in other words “Put Your Name On It”.  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 …And did you know you can give a gift each month to the Capital Campaign and simply have it billed to your credit card? We’ll handle all the paperwork and send you a receipt when each gift is made or tally it for you at the end of the year. Just contact Billy Smith or send an email to foundation@apha.com and we’ll get it set up monthly, quarterly, or bi-annually.

Leadership Code of Conduct
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) #billyAPHASee you down the trail.

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