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APHA Celebrates 2018 Paint Professional Horsewoman of the Year

APHA is proud to recognize the hard work and leadership of the APHA/Markel Professional Horsemen as they help grow the Paint Horse community. Established in 2016, the Paint Professional Horsemen of the Year award honors a hardworking professional who exemplifies the Professional Horsemen’s code of ethics and serves as a positive ambassador of Paint Horses and […]

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Celebration of Life Announcement for Carl McCuistion

The family of Carl Wayne McCuistion of Wilson, OK, is deeply saddened to announce he passed away on December 28, 2018 at the age of 62.  Carl is survived by his wife of 32 years, Karen Muhr McCuistion, his daughters Risa McCuistion of Tulsa, OK, and Kali McCuistion of Overland Park, KS, his mother Mary […]

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Book Your Hotel for the AQHA Convention

The American Quarter Horse Association is an organization that works for its members. Each spring, AQHA holds an annual convention to review member-submitted rule changes, appoint new AQHA directors, induct new members into the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame and elect the AQHA Executive Committee. The 2019 AQHA Convention is March 8-11 at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel […]

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Six Selected for 2019 APHA Judge Emeritus Honors

The Judge Emeritus Award recognizes outstanding judges who have dedicated their careers to officiating APHA-approved events. Recipients receive a commemorative trophy and customized Gist Silversmith belt buckle. To be considered for the Emeritus Award, a judge must have at least 25 years of service or judged 150 APHA-approved events (25 years of service or 65 […]

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APHA East and West National Championships Announced for 2019

Competitors, mark your calendars: two prestigious events are slated to shake up the Paint Horse community in 2019! Two APHA National Championship shows will debut in the new year, featuring an Eastern and Western championship event. Sponsored by the American Paint Horse Association, the APHA National Championships will each be four-judge shows offering APHA points […]

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MAQHA Brought Christmas Cheer to Holiday Classic

December 11, 2018 – Jackson, MS – The Holiday Classic 2 Day, 4 judge show hosted by the Mississippi Amateur Quarter Horse Association was the place to be December 8th and 9th. Despite the rainy weather, the group conducted a Snowball Throwing contest and the clear winners were Team Watts/Martin. President of the Mississippi Amateur […]

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2019 APHA Rule Change Proposals Available for Review

Several key rule proposals are up for consideration at the 2019 APHA Convention, taking place March 1–3 in Fort Worth, Texas. APHA is a democratic organization led by elected national directors. National directors, who hail from APHA clubs around the world, review and vote on rule change proposals that are submitted by members. APHA members are […]

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Meet the 2018-2019 Team Wrangler

As a joint effort between Wrangler and the American Quarter Horse Association, Team Wrangler promotes educational outreach for the horse industry. The 2018-2019 team is as versatile as the American Quarter Horse, comprising top AQHA Professional Horsemen from across the disciplines – from halter to all-around and roping to racing. Team Wrangler members will promote the American […]

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MAQHA Holiday Classic Right Around the Corner

JACKSON, MS – December 1, 2018 – Please make plans to join us for the Mississippi AMATEUR Quarter Horse Association’s 4 Judge Holiday Classic scheduled for December 8 & 9, 2018 at the Kirk Fordice Equine Center, on the State Fairgrounds, Jackson, MS. Christy Carwile, President of MAQHA, says, “We have a great show planned […]

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Raak Show Horse Dispersal Featured in December Internet Auctions

“Two Internet Horse auctions, offering close to 100 horses, close this week.  The first, closing on Tuesday evening, December 4th, is the Pleasure Show Horse and Broodmare Internet Auction which includes the Pope Farms Online Production Sale.  The second, closing on Wednesday, December 5th, is the Raak Show Horses Dispersal and the December INTERNET Auction,” […]

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