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96 American Paint Horse Association clubs in the world, 2 clubs chosen for APHA Gold Star Status in 2018…
Kansas Paint Horse Association was recognized just this past weekend at the APHA National Convention as of 1 of those elite clubs!
Congratulations to our KPHA membership! Your welcoming attitude, willingness to work hard and knowledge base have made KPHA an organization horse enthusiasts want to become involved in. KPHA is much more than a breed club as we work to strengthen the equine community.
Our Association offers opportunities in the show arena and in the performance pen to Paint and All Breed owners/exhibitors; ignites leadership interests; provides scholarships to youth; share current news affecting the equine industry; and foster strong friendships and equine fellowships.
Share our club news with your friends. Contact Sheri Grinstead, KPHA Secretary, or another KPHA officer listed on our website at for membership information.

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SITE UPDATED 09/17/2018

Congratulations to the following KPHA members for their successes in 2017.

Kansas Paint Horse Association
The Kansas Paint Horse Association was formed to promote the Paint Horse Industry in the state of Kansas.  The organization hosts breed shows.
KPHA shall at all times be operated and conducted as a non-profit organization in accordance with the laws of the State of Kansas providing for such organizations and by which it shall acquire all such rights as granted to organizations of this kind. The purpose of this Association shall be to promote and stimulate interest in the Paint Horse by encouraging Paint breeding for conformation, ability, and color; by promoting interest in the Paint as a breed; by sponsoring and/or encouraging all activities of the same nature in every way possible. To promote good horsemanship and good sportsmanship.
KPHA shall cover the area of the state of Kansas, but its members may be residents of any state, territory, or country. The principal place of business shall be the address of the current duly appointed secretary; but business may be carried out at any place convenient to such members or officers as may be participating.





Horse Racing in Kansas:

Kansas Paint Horse Association supports the efforts of the Kansas Racing Commission and its goal of returning horse racing to Kansas. Current legislation is considered as a win for rural Kansas, for communities in Kansas and for economic development throughout Kansas. Racing strengthens the options for our equine breeders and promotes jobs and services not just in racing but a wide variety of agricultural enterprises.

We encourage you to support the efforts of the Race for Kansas movement. Consider writing or speaking to state legislators in support of this activity.

Below is a link which will take you directly to sample correspondence which may be used to draft a personal letter of support for racing in Kansas. 

Also consider the following sources for additional information on this topic: 

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