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August 9, 2019


Last Call – APHA national director nominations accepted through August 15

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. If you are being nominating by a club or nominating yourself you must complete a bio about yourself and attach a picture.  Click here for the link!

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

Submit Bio and Photograph

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

Check out the latest edition of Fresh Paint!

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!  Deadline for brick purchases is September 1st to be included in the grand opening of Mule Alley and the new APHA Headquarters!                                                           


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Support the Youth World Games Basket Raffle at the 2019 APHA World Show

Calling all AjPHA and APHA members, regional clubs and supporters! Help support the 2020 …
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Flip through the Paint Horse Journal’s 2019 Youth World Show candids

The trailers are unpacked, ribbons of many colors are proudly displayed…
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2020 Youth World Games heads back to Europe

The 2020 AjPHA Youth World Games are headed back to Europe! In its second time…
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Max out your savings with APHA Xtras and Office Depot/Office Max

Staying on budget is an important aspect of managing a show. The cost of paper can add up …
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New AjPHA Executive Committee officers elected for 2019-2020

AjPHA national directors voted, and we’re excited to announce …
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Discover a story of hope with the PHJ’s July-Aug 2019 Inside Look

A series of tragedies led Heather Lott Williams and PBJ Decks Smokin Gun down a road of healing …
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Four Paint Horses to be inducted in the APHA Hall of Fame in 2020

The best of the best, the cream of the crop—since its founding in 2012, the APHA Hall of Fame …
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Test your skills at the 2019 Southeast Paint Horse Championship Show in North Carolina

The Southeast Paint Horse Championship Show will take place during the East Coast Color Rama July 20–21, 2019…
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2019 APHA Youth World Show exhibitors head home with more than $250,000 in cash and prizes

APHA successfully concluded the 2019 APHA Youth World Championship Show after nine days…
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2019 Regional Club Advisory Committee Webinar

Best Practices for Financial Management of your Club

So You’re A Board Member…


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
2    APHA Office Closed (Labor Day)


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

See you down the trail.

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