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APHA World Championship Show schedule now available

Time to start making plans! The 2017 APHA World Championship Show schedule is now available! Take a look and begin planning your trip to Fort Worth, Texas, today. The show takes place September 20–October 1 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas.

Find the schedule here. Searching for a specific class? Use your browser’s search function for easy navigation.

Some highlights for this year include:

8 New Classes Offered

  • Performance Halter for Mares, Stallions and Geldings
  • Solid Paint-Bred Performance Halter for Mares, Stallions and Geldings
  • Solid Paint-Bred Ranch Riding & Solid Paint-Bred Ranch Trail

 Classes Discontinued

  • Broodmares
  • Breeders’ Futurity Classes for Cutting, Reining and Barrel Racing

New Program Additions

  • WCHA Breeder’s Championship Futurity and The Big Money Futurity will be held in conjunction with the 2017 APHA World Show
  • Lynn Simons Memorial Halter Futurity will be held in conjunction with the Amateur Yearling halter classes.
  • APHA HorseIQ World Championship Judging Contest

Continued Alliance Partnerships

  • ACHA/APHA Cowtown Cutting
  • USTRC Cowtown Shootout will continue to be held in conjunction with the APHA World Show
  • Southern Belle Breeders’ Classes
  • The Breeders Halter Futurity (Des Moines, IA) Bonus Payout

Solid Paint-Bred Added Money Opportunities

  • Solid Paint-Bred horses that carry at least one Paint-pattern gene are invited to participate in all non-pointed, non-World Championship classes with a few exceptions. This includes most sweepstakes and challenge classes.
  •  Read complete details here


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Paint Horse Journal and a link provided back to apha.com.]

About APHA

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. APHA creates and maintains programs that increase the value of American Paint Horses and enriches members’ experiences with their horses.