FORT WORTH, TX— The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) recently debuted a new weekly news broadcast from its headquarters in Fort Worth. Hosted by APHA Executive Director Billy Smith and highlighting the week’s association news, the program is titled “Fresh Paint.”
Videotaped in Smith’s office, the broadcast gives APHA members and Paint enthusiasts around the world an opportunity to “meet” the new Executive Director and see his enthusiasm for the association, its members and the breed.
Topics from the first three episodes to date include the upcoming Youth World Games at the AjPHA World Championship Show, news about the association’s annual June Workshop, Paints who did well at the recent National Reining Breeders Classic, the results of the recent APHA/Trail of the Painted Ponies joint art competition and the announcement of JW Brooks Custom Hats as a new APHA sponsor.
"There is a lot of good, positive news going on in the Paint world and at APHA,” said Smith. “This weekly broadcast is just one of the ways we are trying to deliver that news to our members and fans.”
“Fresh Paint” is available on APHA’s YouTube Channel at www.youtube.com/user/aphavideo/videos.
The American Paint Horse Association (APHA), the international breed registry for the American Paint Horse, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2012. In fulfillment of its mission to collect, record and preserve pedigrees of the breed, APHA recognizes and supports 111 regional and international clubs, produces championship shows, sponsors trail rides and creates and maintains programs that increase the value of American Paint Horses and enriches members' experiences with their horses. APHA has registered more than a million horses in 59 nations and territories since it was founded, and now serves over 58,000 active youth and adult members around the world.