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Alliance to benefit top Paint Horses at Ranch Sorting National Championships

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Amy Stapleton
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May 29, 2013

$5,000 added will be distributed among top Paints competing at RSNC

FORT WORTH—The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) and the Ranch Sorting National Championships (RSNC) have teamed up to provide incentives for Paint Horses to compete in the sport of ranch sorting.

The three-year agreement signed recently by both groups sets up $5,000 added money for the APHA ranch sorting classes held during the APHA World Championship Show during the fall. Meanwhile, an additional $5,000 will be distributed by RSNC to the high money-winning Paint horses in each state.

One important facet of the agreement is that RSNC-sanctioned events can be dual-approved with APHA, making them APHA World Show qualifying events for registered American Paint Horses. It is one way that APHA and RSNC will work actively to attract horse enthusiasts to Ranch Sorting National Championships competition and the APHA World Championship Show.

For more information about getting your event dual-approved with APHA, please contact the APHA Performance Department.

The Ranch Sorting National Championships is based in Wellington, Colorado. Their mission is to preserve the heritage and integrity of the ranching lifestyle while providing a family-oriented, competitive riding experience.


About the American Paint Horse Association
The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) is the world’s second largest equine breed association. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, it celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2012. In fulfillment of its global mission to collect, record and preserve pedigrees of the breed, APHA recognizes and supports 111 regional and international clubs, produces championship shows, sponsors trail rides and creates and maintains programs that increase the value of American Paint Horses and enriches members’ experiences with their horses. APHA has registered more than a million horses in 59 nations and territories since it was founded, and now serves more than 55,000 active youth and adult members around the world. For more information about the American Paint Horse Association, visit apha.com or connect with Paint Horse fans globally at facebook.com/americanpainthorse or on Twitter @APHANews and @WorldShow.