APHA exhibitors will have a chance to soak in the Arizona sun and put a title on their Paint Horse when the APHA Western National Championship returns in 2023 at West World in Scottsdale, Arizona. The stand-alone event is set for September 20-24.
The 2023 APHA Western National Championship will feature tons of national championship classes across APHA age divisions, along with AzQHA Fall Championship classes sanctioned by other organizations, including some futurity events. The APHA Western National Championship is a stand-alone event taking place in adjoining arenas during the AzQHA Fall Championship.
APHA is still working on securing a date/location for the Eastern National Championship, and details will be announced at a later date.
2023 APHA Western National Championship
When: September 20-24, 2023
Where: West World in Scottsdale, Arizona
Why: Prizes, earnings and titles for the world’s best Paint Horses, showing in one of the world’s premier venues
“APHA is eager to work with Doug Huls at the West World facility to bring the APHA Western National Championships back in 2023. This will be an action-packed show at a beautiful facility, and we’re looking forward to hosting our exhibitors in Arizona,” APHA Director of Shows, Education & Judges Dave Dellin said.
The Arizona Quarter Horse is excited to work cooperatively with APHA, AzQHA CEO Doug Huls says .
“Teaming two associations who care passionately shall surely lead to success,” Doug said. “The Arizona Quarter Horse Association and West World are thrilled to have the APHA Western Nationals coming to Scottsdale in 2023.”
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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.