2016 Paint Progress:

Solid Paint-Bred and Amateur Walk-Trot numbers were UP in 2016.

Entries in all three solid Paint-bred divisions increased last ear: Open was up 15.63%, Amateur up 21.9% and Youth was up 32.54%.

The Amateur Walk-Trot division grew by 5.75% as well
Colorful Paints are helping to grow the entire equine industry! <3

Paints attract newcomers to the horse industry through Time to Ride

2016 Paint Progress:

Show numbers increased! In 2016, 1,224 approved events took place. That's an increase of 5.25% over the previous year!
2016 Paint Progress:

Last year, 515 genetic health panel tests were purchased. That's a growth of 57% over 2015!

Also, 175 color/pattern panel tests were purchased in 2016, an increase of 41%. And as part of APHA's partnership with EtalonDx, more than 100 comprehensive panel tests have been ordered or completed.

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Get your boot in the equine industry door with an APHA internship!

Deadline for submission is March 15

Equine industry internships available through APHA

2016 Paint Progress:

APHA's Western lifestyle magazine, Chrome, was named best overall magazine by the American Horse Publications and Livestock Publications Council.

Judges in one contest said, "This one just rises so far to the top that, as judges, we made sure that it was in the right contest."
2016 Paint Progress: Ram Trucks Paint Barrel Racing Incentive Program is still rocketing upward, providing incentives for Paint-riding barrel racers to get involved with APHA.

Now in its fourth year, PBRIP hosted 124 events in 2016, growth of almost 70% over 2015!

Enrollments grew by more than 11% to 567 last year, and the program paid out $60,661—a nearly 15% increase
2016 Paint Horse Progress:

Total new registrations were UP in 2016. APHA registered 10,964 horses last year, an increase of 1.4% over 2015.

This included a growth of almost 5.5% in the number of horses registered online.

Meet PHJ Pro Team power couple Carly & Wade!

PHJ Pro Team Spotlight: Wade & Carly Parks

Like a personal trainer in your pocket! This awesome e-book has exercises to get you fit to ride...make 2017 your year!

APHA General Store. PHJ Ride Strong Series

No sweat? BIG problem!

If your Paint has anhidrosis, please consider participating in this University of Florida genetics study!

Genetics of Anhidrosis

It PAYS to show Paints with Breeders' Trust! ;)

Breeders’ Trust point value grows again in 2016

Our friends at Farnam Horse are still sending your special Paints love! Click below to get your chance for this Ultimate Horse Care Package! <3

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No approval on that ulcer product? Here's why you should just say whoa to them!

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Arm yourself with knowledge this show season! This 12-article ebook brings perspectives from both judges & top trainers

APHA General Store. PHJ The Game Plan Series

We're proud to support Paints from the Legends of Ranching Performance Horse Sale!

APHA adds Paint incentive to Legends of Ranching Horse Show

Celebrate Paint Horse legends in this month's Inside Look free story!

PHJ Inside Look | February

Must enjoy romantic walks to the wash rack <3
Whether you're buying or breeding your special Paint, the more you know the better. APHA approved and accepted genetics partner EtalonDx's broad spectrum DNA testing panel has got you covered!

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