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Basket Raffle Fundraiser at 2017 AjPHA Youth World Show a huge success

AjPHA and APHA Regional Clubs came through to support the 2018 AjPHA Youth World Games by donating a total of 19 themed baskets featuring incredible goodies. Raffle ticket sales generated approximately $2,000, with all proceeds going directly toward the 2018 AjPHA Youth World Games.

“I had set a goal of 18 themed baskets,” Director of Youth Activities & Awards Christine Henry said. “I love seeing the APHA family get together in supporting our unique programs and opportunities.”

Paint Horse Clubs donated baskets boasting everything from Yeti coolers to a stallion breeding.

The following baskets were donated:

Basket #1 – “Paint Style” donated by APHA

Basket #2 – “Its Reining Paints” donated by the National Reining Horse Association

Basket #3 – “Eat’n Good “donated by Arkansas Paint Horse Club

Basket #4 – “The Color Side of Life” donated by the Paint Horse Club of Germany

Basket #5 – “For a Horse Show Mom” donated by Heather Young Performance Horses

Basket #6 – “Are You Yeti for a Horse Show?” donated by Cross Timbers Paint Horse Club

Basket #7 – “Taste of Missouri” donated by Renee Conklin

Basket #8 – “Dinner is On Us” donated by Garden State Junior Paint Horse Club

Basket #9 – “Lake of the Ozarks” donated by Missouri Junior Paint Horse Club

Basket #10 – “Taste of Virginia” donated by Virginia Junior Paint Horse Club

Basket #11 – “Horse Show Ready” donated by Chase Farms & HBF Catch My Irons

Basket #12 – “Delectable Décor” donated by Illinois Junior Paint Horse Club

Basket #13 – “It’s Your Lucky Day!” donated by Texas Paint Horse Club

Basket #14 – “Horse Show Necessities” donated by Gulf Coast Junior Paint Horse Club

Basket #15 – “Horse Show in a Bucket” donated by Michigan Paint Horse Club & Northern Michigan Paint Horse Club

Basket #16 – “Horse Fun!” donated by Oklahoma Paint Horse Club

Basket #17 – “Picture THIS!” donated by Alison Umberger

Basket #18 – “Wine Time” donated by MacKenzie Chapman

Basket #19 – “Get Beach Ready!” donated by Florida Paint Horse Club

Reece Chapman of Bellevue, Michigan, was the high-selling AjPHA Youth selling over $650 in raffle tickets. The Texas Paint Horse Club’s “It’s Your Lucky Day” basket—filled with more than $160 in lottery tickets—received the most tickets, earned the club a full day of Youth Lounge sponsorship for 2018.


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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.