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5 reasons to compete in APHA’s $86,000 added reining

Reiners, take note: $86,000 in guaranteed, added money is on the line June 29-July 1 in Fort Worth, Texas, and we want you to bring your best for a shot at the cash.

This huge NRHA dual-approved reining takes place in conjunction with the 2022 APHA World Championship Show at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas. And while there are tons of reasons to saddle up your Paint (including EXTRA $$$ opportunities), this competition has something for everyone, no matter what breed you ride.

5 Reasons to Rein with APHA June 29-July 1:

  • $79,000 added exclusively for Paint reiners:

    • $30,000 added + $1,000 Texas-Bred Incentive*: 4-, 5-, 6- & 7-Year-Old Reining Challenge (NRHA Levels 1-4)
    • $30,000 added + $1,000 Texas-Bred Incentive*: Non-Pro 4-, 5-, 6- & 7-Year-Old Reining Challenge (NRHA Levels 1-4)
    • $7,500 added + $1,000 Texas-Bred Incentive*: 3-Year-Old Reining Challenge (NRHA Levels 1-4)
    • $7,500 added + $1,000 Texas-Bred Incentive*: Non-Pro 3-Year-Old Reining Challenge (NRHA Levels 1-4)
  • Paint-Specific Incentives

    • Texas-Bred Incentive Bonus* pays out to the Top 3 Paints foaled in Texas for select APHA classes.
    • $2,000 Tobiano Incentive Bonus for the high-scoring tobiano or tovero in select reining events. Sponsored by Secret Hills Ranch/Peter & Missy Benker
    • World Championships
  • No Qualifying Required

    Just enter by 5 p.m. the day before the class.

  • Dual-Approved with NRHA

    All reining classes are dual-approved: more bang for your bucks.

  • All-Breed Opportunities

    No Paint? No Problem! Bring your other reiners to compete in NRHA all-breed classes with added money and jackpotted entry fees.

    • $2,000 added: NRHA Open/Int. Open/Ltd. Open/Rookie Pro
    • $2,000 added: NRHA Non-Pro/Int. Non-Pro/Ltd. Non-Pro/Prime Time Non-Pro/Youth
    • $500 added: NRHA Novice Horse Open (Levels 1 & 2)
    • $500 added: NRHA Novice Horse Non-Pro (Levels 1 & 2)
    • Jackpot: NRHA Rookie (Levels 1 & 2)


Taking place at:

APHA World Championship Show
June 24-July 10
Will Rogers Memorial Center
Fort Worth, Texas
Entries due: 5 p.m. the day before the class; late fees apply — pre-enter by May 16 for the best rates

Details: apha.com/worldshow


*Added money courtesy APHA & Texas Paint Horse Breeders Association


[Reprinting all or part of this news release is permitted, so long as credit is given to the Paint Horse Journal and a link provided back to apha.com.]


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