We can’t wait to see you and your Paint Horse in Fort Worth for the 2018 APHA World Championship Show—the Premium Book is now available at apha.com/oawcs/forms, including entry forms and details. More than $900,000 in cash and prizes are up for grabs in 2018, and it’s time to start dreaming big and making plans to attend the biggest and best Paint Horse show in the world!
World Show Additions in 2018:
- Full slate of Ranch classes for Open, Amateur & Novice Amateur divisions
- Amateur Solid Paint-Bred Ranch Riding
- Amateur Solid Paint-Bred Ranch Trail
- 3-Year-Old Trail Sweepstakes (includes a Non-Pro division)
- 4- & 5-Year-Old Trail Sweepstakes (includes a Non-Pro division)
- 4-Year-Old & Older Western Pleasure Sweepstakes (Open & Non-Pro)
- 4-Year-Old & Older Hunter Under Saddle Sweepstakes (Open & Non-Pro)
- Western Yearling Longe Line (Open & Amateur)
- Hunter Yearling Longe Line (Open & Amateur)
- Amateur Performance Halter Stallions, Mares & Geldings
New Solid Paint-Bred Added Money Opportunities:
Remember, solid Paint-bred horses are now eligible to compete in all non-pointed, non-World Championship classes alongside regular registry Paints. Learn more about opportunities for solid Paints at the World Show.
Continued Alliance Partnerships/Events
The following events will be held in conjunction with the World Show:
- WCHA Breeder’s Championship Futurity and The Big Money Futurity will be held in conjunction with the 2018 APHA World Show
- The Breeders Halter Futurity (Des Moines, IA) $20,000 Bonus Payout
- Lynn Simons Memorial Halter Futurity
- Southern Belle Breeders’ Classes
- APHA HorseIQ World Championship Judging Contest
- ACHA/APHA Cowtown Cutting
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The American Paint Horse Association is the world’s second-largest international equine breed association, registering more than a million horses in 59 nations and territories since it was founded. APHA promotes, preserves and provides meaningful experiences with Paint Horses.