• Welcome to the APHC

    Welcome to the official website of the Alberta Paint Horse Club (APHC)

    The APHC is a family oriented club in which people can enjoy their paint horses on many levels, whether you are a weekend rider, a serious show exhibitor or a breeder as there are many activities and programs available.



    Fall Classic Show Information now available!


    Information is available under "APHC Shows" or by clicking here.

    Alberta Youth & APHC Member Shines at Youth World Show!


    Caitlyn Malyk of Clive Alberta competed at the 2015 American Paint Horse Association (APHA) Youth World Championship show in Fort Worth Texas June 27th –July 4th 2015.


    The Alberta Youth and her mount Hes Lopin Spotless earned the following titles:

    World Champion Solid Paint Bred Showmanship

    Reserve World Champion Solid Paint Bred Hunter under Saddle

    Reserve World Champion Solid Paint Bred Western Pleasure

    Reserve World Champion Solid Paint Bred Western Horsemanship

    Top 5 Solid Paint Bred Hunt Seat Equitation (3rd)

    Top 10 Solid Paint Bred Gelding Halter (6th)


    Caitlyn has been riding for many years, starting at a very early age competing in leadline classes.  She has belonged to many associations including being a member of the 2014 Canada World Cup Saddle Seat Equitation Team which competed in Ashville North Carolina.  Hes Lopin Spotless is a 2008 Bay Solid Paint Bred Gelding by Hes Lopin Supreme and put of Shes Cruisin Town.


    Under the guidance of trainer Katie Roxburgh the Alberta teen set her sights on the World Show and has worked diligently towards her goal. Roxburgh is an American Paint Horse Association Professional Horseman from Bentley Alberta.


    Cailtyn describes Hes Lopin Spotless (Elliott) as unique. He is a solid with no white. Elliott is a very personable, happy, goofball who loves people. He thinks of himself as a person and is always ready to make friends. 


    The World show has been in the plan for a few years.  We were planning on making the trip 2 years ago, but due to my grandfather’s heart attack we weren’t able to attend that year.  I am happy to report that even though my grandfather wasn’t able to make the trip this year. He was able to watch online and cheered super loud from Ponoka Alberta all week long. 


    I learned a lot in preparation for the world show. Including how to travel with horses all the way to Texas in the June/July heat. Preparing them to show in the heat and changes that were needed in Elliott’s feed, electrolyte, and vaccine program.  Challenges of our world show experience in[more]...

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    Introducing for 2015 The Signature Series Futurity!

    About the Signature Series Futurity...
    -No nomination fees
    -Open to any APHA registered horses (solid or regular registry) 3 years of age & up
    -$125 Entry fee ($100 to purse - $25 to expenses)
    -No requirement to enter all Futurities
    -Horses are introduced by jogging or trotting down the middle of the arena for rail futurities
    -Sponorship for added money
    -Embroidered jacket to each winner
    Show structure:
    June show Ponoka - Hunter Under Saddle
    July show Claresholm - Trail
    September show Ponoka - Western Pleasure
    More exciting things to come after the first year at Alberta Paint Horse Club shows, DO NOT miss your opportunity to be a part of this innovative program! 
    See below attachments for full rules and a sponsorship form!


    Revealing the NEW 2015 slogan!!!!


    Thank-you to all who submitted ideas for the new slogan drive!  Below we'd like to reveal the chosen slogan and final design.  A huge thank-you to Charbonneau Photography for volunteering to design it for us!  Apparel, for purchase, will be revealed at the Mane Event in Red Deer, April 24-26, 2015.  As well, watch the APHC website for information, as it becomes available, on ordering apparel with the new slogan.


    APHC 2015 Slogan
    #1. Red Ribbon Sponsors

    #2. Blue Ribbon Sponsors

    #3. White Ribbon Sponsors

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