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Solid Paint-Bred entries see 70% growth or more at 2022 APHA World Show

Solid Paint-bred owners showed up at the 2022 APHA World Championship Show—entries in Youth, Amateur and Open Solid Paint-Bred classes were up over 70% overall. The APHA World Show took place June 24-July 10 in Fort Worth, Texas.


  • Youth Solid Paint-Bred: 71% increase
  • Amateur Solid Paint-Bred: 80% increase
  • Open Solid Paint-Bred: 70% increase


New classes and improved all-around awards for these divisions helped spur the growth. Overall, the 2022 World Show saw 1,094 horses and more than 4,500 entries; more than $1.35 million in cash and prizes was awarded.

Learn more: apha.com/worldshow/ and in the September/October 2022 Paint Horse Journal


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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 in 1962. APHA promotes, preserves and provides meaningful experiences with Paint Horses.