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February 4, 2019


APHA Governance Task Force Report

Message From Governance Task Force
APHA President Craig Wood will be presenting the recommendations of the Governance Task Force at the 2019 convention for your consideration. A team of APHA directors was charged with the task of strengthening and modernizing APHA’s governance by providing the findings for possible Bylaw restructuring in 2019 or later.  Read more…
We welcome your comments. Click here.

You don’t want to miss the APHA Convention held March 1-3, 2019 in Fort Worth, Texas

Hotel deadline is February 6, 2019 to get the APHA room rate of $119

Eastern National Show premium book & forms available

Fort Worth Stockyards Update


2019 APHA rule change proposals available for review

Official APHA 2019 Rule Book

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



APHA and Breeders Halter Futurity renew partnership to reward halter competitors

APHA and the Breeders Halter Futurity are renewing the successful partnership…
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Exporting to Europe? Get Your Zootechnical Certificate from APHA First

Planning to send a Paint Horse stallion, mare or frozen equine semen to Europe? Take note…
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Nine selected for 2019 Judge Emeritus honors

APHA will honor the following Judge Emeritus Award recipients during the Hall of Fame Banquet…
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Paint Horse Championship program renewed for 2019

After the overwhelming success of the 2018 program, the APHA Paint Horse Championship
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APHA partners with Junior American Rodeo to expand opportunities for youth aboard Paints

The American Paint Horse Association and the Junior American Rodeo have partnered to bring…
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Grow your professional experience with an APHA internship

Whether you’re dreaming of a career in the horse community or simply love Paints…
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• President announces the Executive Committee and Leadership Development Committee
1-3 APHA Convention – DFW Marriott South, Fort Worth, Texas
2 Hall of Fame Ceremony & Awards Banquet, during APHA Convention, Fort Worth, Texas
29 APHA Offices Closed (Good Friday)

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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