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Go Fashion Forward with the May 2016 Inside Look

What you wear in the show pen or practice arena isn’t just about a good fit that looks great—it’s also about helping you feel like the superstar you are.

But what if you struggle to find the perfect fit? Pants too long, sleeves too short … the list of grievances for hard-to-fit riders goes on and on. This month’s free story, “Like A Glove,” offers tips and product suggestions for every body type. Read here, or pick up your copy of the May 2016 Paint Horse Journal!

Plus, you’ll find your favorite new wardrobe staple by perusing the colorful pages of advertisers our special May fashion issue.

But don’t just be satisfied with one article! Get the entire Paint Horse Journal year-round by subscribing, renewing or extending your subscription at apha.com/phj/subscription. Do so before November 13, 2016, and you’ll be automatically entered to win great prizes as part of the PHJ’s 50th anniversary celebration!

Each quarter, several lucky readers are randomly selected to receive exclusive prize packages.

Congratulations to our first winners:

Ansley Koster of Tullahoma, Tennessee; Allison McCart of Panama City, Florida; Merle Ann Howard of Brooks, Alberta, Canada; and Elaine Bennett of Bloomdale, Ohio. They’re taking home a PHJ-themed goodie bag of sweet prizes, just for being loyal PHJ subscribers. Get in on the quarterly drawings and our awesome year-end extravaganza—everyone who subscribes, renews or extends by November 13 is automatically entered. Details at apha.com/phj/subscription.

In this month’s Inside Look you’ll find:


  • All of our colorful advertisers—including a plethora of stylish vendors for all your work and show needs
  • One FREE story: “Like A Glove,” a how-to guide for hard-to-fit riders
  • Billy Smith’s Fresh Paint column, where he details the heroes of his youth.
  • Stallion Alley and classified ads to help you find your next Paint Horse.
    Pick up a full copy of the PHJ to read:
  • APHA judge David Denniston’s views on fashion, fit and feeling your best in the show pen.
  • “Vet’s Bag” tips on how to prevent or care for chronic colic.
  • How APHA member and German model Mandy Graff balances the reining with the runway.
  • “On the Job,” featuring hardworking Paints in unique jobs across the country.
  • How APHA’s Convention led to big improvements for future years.
  • About innovative products designed to improve your time in the saddle.
  • And so much more!Subscribe, renew or extend today! 


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    About APHA

    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.