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American Paint Horse Association Partners with USRider

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Kalyn Sanders
Director of Business Development
(817) 222-6445
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April 29, 2013

American Paint Horse Association Partners with USRider
The American Paint Horse Association proudly announces a new partnership with USRider, the national provider of roadside emergency assistance for equestrians. The partnership establishes USRider as the official roadside service provider for APHA and is one of the new benefits and substantial savings offered to members through APHA Xtras. 

APHA Executive Director Billy Smith says APHA is excited about adding USRider to its new Xtras program.

“This relationship will give all of our members who haul up and down the highways of the United States a level of security that’s hard to match with other travel services,” Billy said.

“We are proud to be associated with the APHA and we’re excited to be working with them,” said Bill Riss, General Manager of USRider. “APHA is dedicated to providing value and services to American Paint Horse owners. We look forward to the opportunity to offer APHA members the value and peace of mind that comes with USRider membership.”

Now in its 11th year of operation, URRider provides unparalleled emergency roadside assistance to horse owners. Through the Equestrian Motor Plan, USRider provides nationwide roadside assistance and towing services along with other travel-related benefits to its members. The plan includes standard features such as flat-tire repair, battery assistance and lockout services, plus towing up to 100 miles and roadside repairs for tow vehicles and trailers with horses. Plus, USRider maintains a national database that includes emergency stabling, veterinary and farrier referrals.

For more information about the USRider Equestrian Motor Plan, visit
apha.com/apha-xtras or call (800) 844-1409. 


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.