PHJ release by: APHA.com
APHA’s Paint Horse Championship program is going international for its third event of 2019. The Oceania Paint Horse Championship Show will take place during Australia’s Zone Championship Show July 15 in Maryborough, Australia, at Maryborough Equestrian Park.
APHA is sponsoring awards for each show, consisting of beautiful Gist Silversmiths buckles for first place and medallions for second-through-sixth place in each event.
2019 Oceania Paint Horse Championship events include:
Amateur Hunter Under Saddle, All Ages
Youth Hunter Under Saddle 18 & Under
Open Hunter Under Saddle
Amateur Western Pleasure, All Ages
Youth Western Pleasure 18 & Under
Open Western Pleasure
Amateur Trail, All Ages
Youth Trail 18 & Under
Amateur Ranch Riding, All ages
Youth Ranch Riding 18 & Under
Open Ranch Riding
Amateur Reining, All Ages
Youth Reining 18 & Under
Grand Champion Mare
In 2019, to be eligible to compete in any Paint Horse Championship halter class in any division, an exhibitor cannot have placed in the Top Five in a halter class at an APHA World Championship Show within the last 10 years (2009–2018) or won a Paint Horse Championship halter class the previous year.
For performance classes, an exhibitor who has placed in the Top 10 in a performance class at an APHA World Championship Show within the last 10 years (2009–2018) or won a Paint Horse Championship performance class the previous year is not eligible to compete in any Paint Horse Championship performance class in any division.
For more information regarding this upcoming event, please contact Jeffrey Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org