LeaderCare 83


July 11, 2019


 APHA Director Election coming soon!

The APHA Director Election begins soon.  Nominations to run in your area can be done by contacting your local club for a recommendation or to nominate yourself with the signatures of five APHA members in good standing from your representative area. Here are the forms needed to be nominated to the National Director Nominating Committee.  All regular and life members on September 1, 2019 will receive a ballot to vote.

Nominate Yourself

Regional Club Nomination

Nominations must be received by August 15.  Please send nominations to Theresa Brown by email.

Equine Disease Communication Center offers updates on current disease outbreaks.  Click here for the latest information.

APHA’s 2020 Convention, February 28-March 1, 2020, Fort Worth Stockyards!

2019 APHA Board of Directors

2019 Standing Committees

Fort Worth Stockyards Update

Recognize your Youth World Show Champion with an engraved brick to be located in the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards forever!                                                                  


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 member Tina Shanahan is a 2019 National Cowgirl Hall of Fame inductee

The National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame recently announced their 2019 inductees …
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Oceania Paint Horse Championship debuts in Australia

APHA’s Paint Horse Championship program is going international for its third event…
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7 exhibitors recognized with 2019 APHA Youth World Championship Show all-around and high-point awards

Top talent was on display at the 2019 APHA Youth World Championship Show, which took place …
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Michael Adam Wagner Jr. recognized for Coloring the Community

When Sabine Lazo stepped into the role as AjPHA president in 2018, she took off …
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Stay in Constant Contact with APHA Xtras

You have put in the work to make your business a success—now let Constant Contact and APHA Xtras
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New research identifies Splash White 5 & Sunshine dilution

Two new equine color genes—Splash White 5 and Sunshine dilution—were recently…
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Meet the 2019 AjPHA leadership position candidates

Meet the amazing Youth who are running for a spot on the AjPHA …
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Standing Firm: Tips to get your horse back on his feet

When a horse goes lame, three common hoof issues could be the root of the problem…
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2019 APHA World Championship Show schedule now posted

he 2019 APHA World Championship Show schedule of events is now posted…
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2019 Regional Club Advisory Committee Webinar

Best Practices for Financial Management of your Club

So You’re A Board Member…


15   APHA emails requests for director nominations to regional clubs and publishes in the LeaderCare newsletter
1    APHA Open/Amateur World Show Pre-Entry, Stall & RV Deadline
Breeders’ Futurity – 2nd Futurity payment due if entering classes for 2019
15   Director recommendations whether by a regional club or an individual must be received


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) #billyAPHA
See you down the trail.