8 Paint Horse Championships Slated for 2015

April 29th, 2015 9:43 PM | No Comments

[source: APHA.com]

phc-generic-fbAPHA is excited to announce eight Paint Horse Championships are on the ​docket for 2015. Taking place in conjunction with APHA Zone Shows around the country, these Paint Horse Championships will help increase local show participation while recognizing a new group of exhibitors beyond the current show format.

 The list of 2015 Paint Horse Championships includes:

  • Southeast Paint Horse Championship—February 14-16, Jacksonville, Florida (Zone 9)
  • Western Paint Horse Championship—May 21–25, South Jordan, Utah (Zone 2)
  • South Central Paint Horse Championship—May 23–25, Waco, Texas (Zone 4)
  • Western Canadian Paint Horse Championship—July 30–August 2, Ponoka, Alberta (Zone 10)
  • Northeast Paint Horse Championship—August 8–9, Logan Township, New Jersey (Zone 7)
  • Northwest Paint Horse Championship—August 13–16, ​Albany, Oregon (Zone 1)
  • EuroPaint Zone Championship—August 25–30, Kreuth, Germany (Zone 12)
  • Paint Horse Championship—September 27–28, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Zone 5)

APHA sponsors awards for up to 15 Paint Horse Championship classes per event, consisting of a championship buckle and second- through tenth-place medallions for each class. Moreover, APHA will reimburse participating Zone ​shows up to $3,500 for additional awards for their Zone show classes. 

“This program has already generates a lot of enthusiasm, and we are excited about the possibilities it can create for APHA exhibitors, regional clubs and overall show participation,” APHA Senior Director of Show & Contest Holly Slaughter said. 

Based on two successful trial events in 2014, eligibility criteria were developed for the Paint Horse Championship program. Click here for full details.

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