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2023 APHA World Championship Show schedule released

Dreaming of an APHA World Championship buckle? Turn those aspirations into reality, and make plans to attend the 2023 APHA World Championship Show, June 23-July 9 in Fort Worth, Texas. Click HERE for the 2023 World Show Schedule!


APHA World Championship Show

Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth, Texas
June 23-July 9, 2023

Pre-entry, stall & RV deadline is May 15, 2023.


NEW Intermediate Division Classes

  • Ranch Pleasure – Open & Amateur
  • Ranch Rail Pleasure – Open & Amateur
  • Ranch Riding – Youth

NEW Intermediate Division Awards

  • Buckles for the Intermediate champion & reserve champion in eligible classes

NEW Leading Owner Award

  • Presented to the owner earning the most points from horses placing in the Top 10 in all APHA world championship classes at the APHA World Championship Show.
  • All divisions count (Open, Amateur & Youth). Challenge, Sweepstakes, Futurities, Stakes, etc. do not count towards this award. For an owner to be eligible, at least two of that owner’s horses must be exhibited.

 A Leading Owner award will be offered at both the APHA World Show and APHA/WCHA Halter Million. 

NEW Events

  • Interscholastic Equestrian Association Western National Finals
  • American Rope Horse Futurity Association Team Roping
  • International Ranch Horse Association World Championship classes (all-breed), concurrent with existing ranch classes
  • Youth Ranch Horse Triple Crown Challenge classes
  • PBRIP Year-End Awards Ceremony, in conjunction with the PBRIP Sweepstakes

MORE Cash & Prizes

  • $1.35 million in cash and prizes is up for grabs at this year’s World Show

Details: apha.com/worldshow


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About APHA

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 in 1962. APHA promotes, preserves and provides meaningful experiences with Paint Horses.