Zone 12 is Set to Kick Off the 2017 European Paint Horse Championships

June 26th, 2017 9:40 PM | No Comments
[photo credit: the Paint Horse Journal]

[photo credit: the Paint Horse Journal]

[source: APHA.com]

The final Paint Horse Championship show of the year is headed to Gut Matheshof show grounds in Kreuth, Germany. The 2017 European Paint Horse Championship show hosted by Zone 12, will take place August 27–September 2.

This year’s show is expecting contestants from at least 14 European countries and Israel. Exhibitors and horse owners must reside in Europe to be eligible for the Paint Horse Championship classes, which are selected by show management. The European Paint Horse Championship was the largest APHA show last year excluding the APHA World Show.

EuroPaint Zone Championship winners receive custom Gist Silversmith trophy buckles; medallions are presented to second-through-sixth-place recipients. The following 15 specially selected classes will be offered at the 2017 EuroPaint Horse Championship Show:

  • Youth Solid Paint-Bred Showmanship
  • Youth Solid Paint-Bred Western Horsemanship
  • Youth Halter Mares
  • Youth Hunter Under Saddle
  • Youth Trail
  • Amateur Solid Paint-Bred Showmanship
  • Amateur Solid Paint-Bred Western Pleasure
  • Amateur Trail
  • Amateur Senior Halter Mares
  • Amateur Junior Western Pleasure
  • Solid Paint-Bred Green Trail
  • Solid Paint-Bred Green Western Pleasure
  • Green Hunter Under Saddle
  • Junior Trail

To learn more about the 2017 European Paint Horse Championships, visit the show’s website. For full eligibility requirements pertaining to Paint Horse Championship classes, click here.

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