Chrome Cash

Is my horse eligible?

  • If your Quarter horse has two inches of solid white hair OR pink skin above the center of the knee/hock or behind the outside corner of the eye to the corner of the mouth, you possibly have an APHA-eligible horse!

How it works…

  • Register your horse with APHA.
    • Its quick, simple & probably costs less than you think!
  • Look for the “Chrome Cash” class at NCHA & NRCHA aged events and enter!
  • $2,000 added to the Chrome Cash classes at select NCHA & NRCHA aged events in 2020.
  • $14,000 added to the APHA World Show Cutting Challenge in Fort Worth, July 2020.
  • $3,000 added to the APHA World Show Working Cow Horse Sweepstakes classes in Fort Worth, Sept/Oct 2020.


Q. My horse is already AQHA registered, can it also be APHA registered? 
A. AQHA horses that meet APHA registration rules can possibly be double registered with APHA & AQHA. Being double registered may increase your horses’  value while opening up opportunities to complete at more events.

Q. My horses’ sire and dam are Quarter Horses so how can my horse be a paint?
A. Even if your horse’s parents are AQHA, if your horse meets requirements for white markings, he/she can be registered APHA.

Q. I have a broodmare/stallion that is registered APHA based on white markings; what if the foals don’t have enough white markings for APHA Regular Registry? 
A. All foals by/out of APHA-registered stock (with the other parent being a Paint, Quarter Horse or Thoroughbred) can be registered with APHA regardless of color.  

*Click “NCHA” link at bottom of page for complete show list & results*

NCHA $2,000 Added Events – Sponsored by

  • Breeders Invitational – Oswood Stallion Station Brazos
  • El Rancho Futurity – Don Bell Properties
  • Brazos Bash – Color Me Smart by Iconic Color


NRCHA $2,000 Added Events – Sponsored by McSpyder Ranch

  • NRCHA Stakes
  • NRCHA Derby
  • Snaffle Bit Futurity

Chrome Cash Rules 

  • Horse must be registered with APHA. Both Regular and Solid Paint-Bred registered Paints are eligible.
  • Owner must be a current APHA member in good standing.
  • Chrome Cash class must be entered per each event’s rules. Must complete entry form, pay fees and submit a copy of APHA registration papers to the show secretary to qualify.
  • Only shows designated with Chrome Cash sponsors will have added money.
  • Chrome Cash is a class within a class and no working finals.
  • See individual event rules for more details.


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