LeaderCare 87


October 7, 2019


Leadership Exchange

November 19, 2019

Join APHA for our next presentation of insightful information. Kathy Avolt will host “Best Practices to Attract People to Your Show.”
You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Nov 19, 2019 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Best Practices to Attract People to Your Show
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Or iPhone one-tap :
US: +16699006833, 610489187# or +16468769923,,610489187#
Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 646 876 9923
Webinar ID: 610 489 187
International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/aeFNdxx9VR

Director voting is underway. Ballots are sent by email.  Did not received your ballot? Try adding invitations@mail.electionbuddy.com to your contact list. Two more reminders will be sent before the October 15th deadline.

Please send questions to tbrown@apha.com. Exercise your member benefit today, vote for your area’s national directors.  Voting ends October 15th.

 Hope you got to be a part of the celebration where approximately $60,000 was raised for the APH Foundation Lasting Legacy Capital Campaign. Thank to everyone who attended, purchased from the online auction, or purchased from the live auction.  Personal donations were made and many bricks were purchased.  It’s not too late to get your brick added to the showcase location on Mule Alley.


Hall of Fame nominations due December 1, 2019

Nominate a Legacy!  For forms to nominate click here. For questions contact Theresa Brown.

Convention 2020!

Make plans to attend the 2020 Convention in the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards.  For more information click here.

Check out the latest edition of Fresh Paint!

2019 APHA Board of Directors

2019 Standing Committees

Fort Worth Stockyards Update

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 Hall of Fame Inductee Jim Schehen dies

Longtime APHA breeder and Hall of Fame inductee James “Jim” Schehen of Bend, Oregon, died …
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2019 World Show PBRIP Sweepstakes brings tough competition and large paychecks to Paint barrel racers

Paint Horses and their riders proved to be fast and furious as they sharply turned…
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All-around and high-point winners named at the 2019 APHA World Championship Show

As summer melts into fall, some of the world’s most talented Paint Horses descend on Fort Worth, Texas…
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Undoubtedly overcomes uncertainty to conquer the Breeders’ Trust Non-Pro 3- & 4-Year-Old Western Pleasure Stakes

Jody Brewer and Undoubtedly practically floated down the rail to win the Breeders’ Trust Non-Pro 3- & 4-Year-Old Western Pleasure Stakes on September 22…
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Jay Starnes takes the prize with Never Had I Ever in 2019 APHA World Show Breeders’ Trust 2-Year-Old Western Pleasure Stakes

A quiet mind, natural ability and a lot of talent—that’s what it took for Jay Starnes…
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Non-pro halter exhibitors cash in on $166,000 with APHA’s Platinum Breeders’ Futurity classes

or Paint halter enthusiasts, platinum is synonymous with paychecks…
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All Ways Lazy battles back to win the 2019 Breeders Trust Non-Pro 3- & 4-Year-Old Hunter Under Saddle Stakes

All Ways Lazy has kind of become known for epic comeback stories, and 2019 was no…
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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    Emailed Director Election ballots must be received by this date


In this section of LeaderCare, we will be updating you weekly on what is going on with our relocation to the Stockyards Historic District.  
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