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TPHC Final Points Posted

2014 Year End Points are now listed for your review on the Points page. Please look over your class placing's and your work hours. If you see any errors please let Diane Gage know ASAP at wwwphc@hotmail.com. If you have multiple class wins (5 or more) you have the option of receiving a gift certificate in lieu of individual class awards. Please let Eileen Daugirda edsonbon@aol.com know if this is what you would like to do no later than November 1, 2014 and we will try to accommodate your wishes.

After November 1, 2014 all class placing's and work hour tabulations will be considered final, and we will begin the process of ordering year end awards. Thank you very much for showing with us in 2014 and we look forward to seeing you at our Award's Banquet in January 2015, which will be hosted by the Texas Paint Horse Club for all our 2014 Exhibitors.

The rules for Year End Awards are listed in our Bylaws. You can find a copy of the Bylaws under the About Tab on this Web Site. Here are the rules:

Section 8. Year-End Award Qualifications:

a) Open Awards. To be eligible for all TPHC “open” year-end (individual class) awards, the owner of the horse must be a current TPHC member in good standing at the time the points are earned, and must also have worked, (or had someone else work) at least two (2) hours at a TPHC show. Owners/exhibitors or their “substitutes” must sign up with the horse show secretary on the form provided, to record the hours they have worked to qualify for their TPHC year-end awards.

b) Youth and Amateur Awards. To be eligible for youth, amateur and novice amateur (individual class) year-end awards, the youth, amateur or novice amateur exhibitor must be a member of TPHC at the time the points are won, and must have worked, (or had someone else work) at least two (2) hours at a TPHC show. Owners/exhibitors or their “substitutes” must sign up with the horse show secretary on the form provided, to record the hours they have worked to qualify for their TPHC year-end awards. All youth, amateur and novice amateur year-end awards are based on a one horse, one exhibitor basis, with the exception of Leadline and Walk-Trot classes. The exhibitor-horse combination must be eligible to earn APHA points.

c) If the Horse is Sold. If the horse is sold, the points on the horse will transfer to the new owner, and will continue to accrue when the new owner joins the TPHC, if the new owner is not already a member of the TPHC.

d) For Points to Count. The owner of the horse must become a member of the TPHC before the end of the last class at the TPHC approved.


TPHC Selected as a 2014 Club of Distinction!

2014 Club of Distinction

The club was one of 5 clubs nationally that was selected for this award by an in-house panel of judges, for the outstanding level of service it provides its members and community, as well as its enthusiastic promotion of the Paint Horse and APHA. Congratulations to the TPHC!


Important Information About the Reichert Celebration

We have a quick note for all our friends planning to attend the Reichert Celebration - this show is NOT approved for TPHC points (it was a misprint). It is not our intention to keep anyone from participating in the Reichert, just please know there are no points to be had for the TPHC.


Memorial Day Zone Show Information Posted!

Check out the Shows page for information on the 2014 Memorial Day Zone Show! The showbill, entry form and stall reservation form are now online.


2nd Annual Aubrey Water Trail Ride
Saturday, April 26th, Begins at 10 am
Lake Ray Roberts Park, Isle Dubois Campgrounds

Enjoy a wonderful spring ride at Lake Ray Roberts Park southwest of Aubrey, Texas. A variety of trails will be available of various lengths and riding conditions. End your day gathered with new friends around a hearty chili cookoff - or better yet, bring your own fixins' and participate in the contest.

The Trail Ride will begin at 10 am. If you wish to stay the night before, it is $15.00 to reserve an RV site. It costs $7.00 for entrance fee to Lake Ray Roberts Park. The club will cover the costs to enter the Trail Ride, as it is sponsored by APHA. The club is working on awards related to the Trail Ride itself. For more information, click here. Hope to see you there!


2014 Power of Pink Live Auction, Silent Auction and Bra Contest Auction

We are really looking forward to the Upcoming Power of Pink Show in Waco on Sat. and Sun. March 1 & 2, 2014. This year we will be repeating all three(3) of our Auctions. 100% of the Benefits from these Auctions will be donated to Careity Foundation, a Texas based Charity that offers free cancer screening and treatment to Texas Women.

The Silent Auction will be held from 2pm - 5pm on Saturday. All items must be handed over to the workers at the Silent Auction Table, right outside the Show Secretary's Office, no later than 11am on Saturday. They will begin taking donations on Friday, Feb 28th around 3pm and will stay open Friday until at least 8pm or until the last person in line has been helped. They will be back by 8am on Saturday morning. Preparing the donations is a time intensive task so the sooner you can get your items to the table the better. If you think you might be late or have questions, please contact Terri Donsbach at tdonsbach@tampabay.rr.com.

The Live Auction wlll also be held on Saturday, immediately following Gambler's Choice Trail in the Show Arena. (Gambler's Choice Trail will be a fun class, limited to the first fifteen(15) entries and will be held after the completion of Amateur W-T Trail). We will be limiting the Auction to ten(10 items. )All will be "G-R-E-A-T" so please plan to attend.

Last, but not least, we will be having our Bra Decorating Contest on Sunday following the Youth Lead Line Class. We will then auction off the Bras immediately following the Contest. If you are looking for a fun time with a lot of laughs, don't miss this event!


2014 Texas Paint Show Calendar Now Posted!

The 2014 Texas Paint Show Calendar has now been posted on the Shows page.


Year End Banquet Information

TPHC INVITES YOU TO OUR 2013 AWARDS BANQUET
HONORING OUR CLASS CHAMPIONS, OVERALL HIGH POINT WINNERS AND SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
When: Friday, January 17th, 6:00 pm
Where: Cactus Room at Ft. Worth Stock Show
Cost: $20 per person, includes Meal and 1 drink coupon (beer/soft drink/bottled water). There will be a cash bar for additional beverages. parking will be $8. If you are not showing, the stock show will provide us with passes to allow you to enter the grounds Friday night. We Must provide them with a number of passes needed by January 8th. They will be mailed to you by Friday January 10th.

Banquet Reservation Form


Scholarship Forms Posted!

TPHC scholarship applications forms are available on the Youth page. Applications must be postmarked no later than December 1, 2013 and sent to the scholarship committee care of Linda Gordon. Scholarships will be awarded at the TPHC annual awards banquet, January 17, 2014 in the Cactus Room at the Will Roger Memorial Complex during the Ft. Worth Stock Show. You must be present at the banquet to receive a scholarship.


World Show Happy Hour!
The Texas Paint Horse Club is going to host a Happy Hour on November 6th from 4-6 p.m. at the Fall World Show on the Concourse area. Beer & wine and hors d'uevres. We would like to thank all of our exhibitors for making our shows so wonderful. We appreciate our members participation and support! We will have FWSS premium booklets and 2014 membership applications. Please come by and meet our board of directors and sign up for the upcoming show season with the Texas Paint Horse Club! Good luck to all at the 2013 APHA Fall Championship Show!!

Regards, Renee' Robinson, President & the entire Board of Directors


First Ever TPHC Trail Ride - October 12, 2013
TPHC will be having their first ever Trail Ride Oct 12th up at Lake Ray Roberts, Isle Du Bois Equestrian Camping Area. We have the total site reserved from Friday Oct 11th @ 2pm until Sunday Oct 13th @ 2pm. We will be having the "Official" Trail Ride on Saturday starting at 10:00 am. Saturday evening we will have a Chuck Wagon Cookout starting around 6pm, at the Bluestem Pavillion. Please let us know if you plan on eating, we need a head count to give the chef. Price $14 for 3 meats, chicken, brisket, and ribs and 2 sides. We hope to also have entertainment, games, fun for all.

There are 14 campsites available if you want to spend the night with your horses. You will need to contact us if you want to reserve a campsite. There is a place to tie your horses at each campsite. Water is available, but there are no hookups for trailers. You will have to use a generator. There are restrooms with showers available for use, a lot of people that use this area camp out the old fashioned way, in tents....

If you are interested in attending please contact Eileen Daugirda Edsonbon@aol.com for more information. If you want to reserve one of the campsites for either Fri and/or Sat please let Eileen know ASAP. Cost for the Campsite is $15.00/night. Campsites will be held after your payment is received. If you are just coming in for the day there is parking in the middle of the parking lot for day riders.


Extraco Event Center Raises RV Fees

The Extraco Events Center in Waco, Texas has increased their RV fees to $25.00 per night. The Texas Paint Horse Club apologizes for the inconvenience of the situation as we did not have the increase in fees until after our showbill was posted. Thank you for your consideration and cooperation in this matter.

Very truly yours, Board of Directors of TPHC


Newsflash!! Youth Scholarships added to Power of Pink Show

Texas Paint Horse Club's Power of Pink show will now offer scholarships for the high point and reserve high point 14-18 trail horse. Youth must be a member of the Texas Paint Horse Club and work at least one (1) hour at the show. The high point trail youth/horse team will win a $1,500 scholarship; the reserve high point youth/horse team will win a $1,000 scholarship. Be sure and sign up for the scholarship when making your entries!

The Texas Paint Horse Club thanks the following sponsors for their generous contributions to our youth:

$1,500 POWER OF PINK SCHOLARSHIP
Thermodyne Services, Inc.
Top Line Breeding, LLC., Lazy Luvah
The Hunter family and
Gillespie Show Horses

$1,000 POWER OF PINK SCHOLARSHIP
The Bret Sanders Family


2013 Power of Pink Show

The Texas Paint Horse Club is proud to put on the second annual Power of Pink show, benefitting Careity Foundation. Held in Waco the first weekend in March, the breast cancer awareness show will has 6 judges in a 3-day format and features a silent auction, live auction, bra decorating contest and competitor dinner on March 2nd.
Power of Pink Showbill
Power of Pink Stall Reservation Form

To learn more about Careity Foundation, please visit the link below.
http://www.careity.org/

The Careity Foundation


Year End Awards Banquet to be held during the TPHC Paint Show
at the 2013 Fort Worth Stock Show


The Texas Paint Horse Club is excited to announce that our 2012 Year End Awards Banquet will be held during the first weekend of the illustrious Fort Worth Stock Show. The banquet will be held on Friday, January 18, 2013 at the Will Rogers Facility in the Cactus Room from 7:00-9:30 p.m. Coburns will be catering the event. Invitations will be forthcoming so make sure and watch the website and your mailbox for more information. RSVP's have to be received by Janury 4th, 2013. What better way to celebrate your year's accomplishments by celebrating with family and friends at the Fort Worth Stock Show while getting ready to start the new show year off! We are looking forward to a great partnering with the Fort Worth Stock Show Association for upcoming years of showing and celebrating! For more information on the 2013 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, visit www.fwssr.com.

For more banquet information or to make reservations, please see the link below:
2012 Year End Awards Banquet Information


TPHC Honored as 2012 Club of Distinction

APHA Club of Distinction

TPHC is excited to announce that it has been named as one of the American Paint Horse Association's 2012 Clubs of Distinction. TPHC was selected as one of only five clubs for this award by an in-house panel of judges, for the outstanding level of service it provides its members and community, as well as its enthusiatic promotion of the Paint Horse and APHA. Congratulations to all the TPHC members, officers and board members on this prestigious award!


Membership Dues Increasing for 2013

Membership dues will increase for 2013 as follows:

Individual $25.00
Family $40.00
Lifetime $125.00


Proposed TPHC Bylaw Changes Posted for Review

TPHC is proposing changes to its bylaws and are posting them for member review. Please click the link below to see the proposed bylaws. The bylaws will be posted for 60 days for member review. If you have any opposition or comments, please let one of the TPHC Board members know.
TPHC Proposed Bylaws


New classes added at the 2013 Fort Worth Stock Show

The Texas Paint Horse Club is excited to announce new classes to be held at the 2013 Fort Worth Stock Show. New classes for 2013: Youth Walk/Trot, Green HUS, Green Pleasure, Green Trail. Also there will be added money to both open and amateur classes! For more information, watch the Shows page for more information!


Texas has More Top 20 Shows Than Any Other State!

We are excited to announce that Texas lead the nation this past year in the number of shows making it to the list of Top 20 Shows by Entries Per Judge. With 5 shows making it to the Top 20 list, Texas bested Oklahoma and South Carolina (with 3 shows each). Come see why everyone knows Texas is the place to go show!


NEWS FLASH - POWER OF PINK SHOW IS AN OVERWHELMING SUCCESS!!

The Texas Paint Horse Club held its first ever "Power of Pink" show for breast and ovarian cancer in September. The club raised over $13,000. Special thanks to all of our sponsors and to everyone who helped make this inaugral event so successful!

Power of Pink    Power of Pink Show
Left - Show Manager Renee Robinson (middle) being presented with the latest Painted Pony (Photo courtesy of The Paint Horse Journal)
Right - Some of the auction items


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