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Two APHA members win luxury vacations just by joining or renewing their memberships

Two APHA members recently earned big bonuses just for being part of the APHA family. The association teamed up with Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa in Gateway, Colorado, and Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, Virginia, to offer the chance to win luxury vacations to anyone who joined, renewed or extended their APHA membership between July 15 and November 13. One lucky APHA member and one lucky AjPHA member were recently chosen through a random drawing.

Diane Regner of Greenwood, Nebraska, won the Gateway Canyons luxury getaway. Diane and a guest will have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of attractions, from exploring the outdoors to relaxing by the pool, thanks to the wide range of amenities offered by Gateway Canyons. Included in the APHA membership grand-prize drawing package is a three-night stay for two in a Gateway Canyons Kiva Lodge Deluxe room, dinner for two at Entrada Restaurant, daily breakfast for two and an Adventure Center Activity for two.

Gateway Canyons has something for everyone: hiking, off-roading, air tours, horseback riding, shooting, mountain biking, fly-fishing, tours of the Colorado wine country, complementary yoga classes and more—all in the stunning red rock canyons of Colorado. Condé Nast named Gateway Canyons Resort the No. 1 Best Resort in Colorado, the No. 3 Best Resort in the United States, and the No. 12 Best Resort in the world.

AjPHA member Hailey Finch of Aplington, Iowa, and three guests are headed to Salamander Resort & Spa, named by Condé Nast Traveler as one of the Top 10 Best Resorts in the South for 2015. Hailey’s prize pack includes a three-night stay for four, zip line tour, four “rider’s relief” massages and a polo experience for four, which includes group instruction and a scrimmage.

The beautiful Salamander Resort, located in Virginia’s horse country, offers many special attractions for equine fanatics: a horsemanship club for both adults and children, lessons and trail rides, and opportunities to learn to better connect with your equine partner through body synergy and equine communication classes.

Congratulations, Diane and Hailey!

Visit gatewaycanyons.com and salamanderresort.com to learn more about these great destinations.

Now is the best time to become an APHA member. Your membership helps secure the future of the Paint Horse breed and makes you eligible for the many programs and benefits the association offers to connect you with the breed you love. Your APHA membership is more valuable now than ever before.

In addition to preferred pricing on APHA transactions, you’ll enjoy a subscription to the award-winning Chrome magazine—recently named Best Overall Publication by industry experts—as well as discounted pricing on many products and services through the APHA Xtras program. You can easily recoup the cost of your membership through just one transaction with companies you know and trust, like RAM Trucks, John Deere and Sherwin Williams, just to name a few! Visit apha.com/join today.


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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.