LeaderCare 90


November 15, 2019



Leadership Exchange

November 19, 2019

Join APHA for our next presentation of insightful information. Professional Show Manager 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
Topic: Best Practices to Attract People to Your Show

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

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Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
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Webinar ID: 610 489 187
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2020-2022 APHA Director Election Results

Thanks to the Director’s Nominating Committee for your work and congratulations to all those who will be representing their area.  Your work as a 2020-2022 APHA Director/Alternate will begin at the conclusion of the 2020 Convention.  Your attendance at Convention is appreciated.

Meet the 2020 APHA Executive Committee nominees


“Looking to increase show participation? Want to capitalize on the ranching competition movement?

Then the Ranch Work Championships is your answer. The Ranch Work Championships are an all new timed, all-breed ranch competition. It has been designed to maximize revenue for producers and made to seamlessly blend on the front or the back of a pre-exiting event. Visit Ranch Work Championships  to learn more or watch our YouTube explanation video. Are you interested in producing a Ranch Work Championships Qualifier in your area? Email Steven Hayes or call 817-222-6432. Step on to the bus headed for a new era in Ranch Horse competition!”

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 the tentative schedule and more information click here.  



 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.



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.


Get Thrifty with your APHA membership

Have you ever flown into a city, feeling tired and ready to just get…
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APHA welcomes Megan McMullen as Director of Youth & Amateur Activities

APHA is pleased to welcome Megan McMullen as the association’s new director…
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Submit your 2020 Youth World Games team applications and Team USA applications

Calling all AjPHA members from across the globe—start assembling…
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2020 Youth Leadership Conference registration now open

ark your calendars—the 2020 AjPHA Youth Leadership Conference will take place  February 28–March 1, 2020…
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2019 AjPHA Photo Contest winners gallery

The 2019 AjPHA Youth Photo Contest showcases young shutterbugs
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2019 Regional Club Advisory Committee Webinar

Best Practices for Financial Management of your Club

So You’re A Board Member…


20           Judge Emeritus Applications due
28-29    APHA Office closed for Thanksgiving
30           Stallion Breeding Reports must be postmarked on or before this date
Breeders’ Trust Sire Subscription – 2nd payment due
1              APHA Hall of Fame Nominations Due


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
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