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APHA introduces Hall of Fame—call for nominations

FORT WORTH, TEXAS—The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) announces the creation of the APHA Hall of Fame, which will provide recognition to outstanding people and horses that have made extraordinary contributions to the Association, the Paint Horse breed and the equine industry.

Nominations for consideration into the Hall of Fame are due to APHA by October 1, 2011.

The induction of the inaugural Hall of Fame class will coincide with the Association’s 50th Anniversary celebration and occur during the 2012 Annual Convention in Fort Worth, Texas.

For more information, or to nominate an APHA horse or member, please contact Theresa Brown at (817) 222-6403 or [email protected].

More About APHA
The American Paint Horse Association (APHA), founded in 1962 and headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, is the international breed registry for the American Paint Horse. In fulfillment of its 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 approximately 64,000 active members around the world.