Calling all Novice Youth rookies! Novice Youth rookie standings for each zone are now online, reflecting current points as of November 30. Check out your rank via this special link:
APHA and Gist Silversmiths are excited to help Novice Youth exhibitors get the most out of the first year showing. Remember, the No. 1 year-end Novice Youth Rookie in each zone for 2016 will receive a custom Gist Silversmiths trophy buckle. Gist is especially excited to celebrate these Youth who have fallen in love with APHA and will continue to grow with the association.
To qualify for these awards, exhibitors must be a first-time AjPHA Novice Youth cardholder who has not earned any equine association points in Open, Youth or Novice Youth, excluding Walk-Trot and halter points. This award is based on total points accumulated on a one-horse/one Novice Youth basis per calendar year, and the horse’s ownership must meet the requirements of Rule YP-015. In order to be eligible for this award, a minimum of six points must be earned.
For more information on eligibility, click here.
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The American Paint Horse Association is the world’s second-largest equine breed association, registering more than a million horses in 59 nations and territories since it was founded in 1962. APHA creates and maintains programs that increase the value of American Paint Horses and enriches members’ experiences with their horses.