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"If you're looking for an outstanding halter and performance horse prospect,look no further than the 2012 World Appaloosa Sale on Oct. 31 at 6:00 p.m. in the West Sale Arena at Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas. The highly anticipated annual event, hosted by the Appaloosa Horse Club (ApHC), is comprised of several sales including the Yearling Incentive Sale, the Broodmare Incentive Sale and the Select Appaloosa Sale.

Teaming up with ApHC is Superior Productions who will broadcast the 2012 World Appaloosa Sale around the world from John Justin Arena. Superior will be assisting the ApHC with sale day management and will make sure the public side of the sale is well organized with Superior innovative real-time bidding program ''. Superior Productions will offer awareness as well as opportunity for the public to 'view, bid and buy' one of these beautiful horses."

Click here to read the full story and browse the sale catalog.

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World Show forms & Premium Book now online!

The 2012 World Championship Appaloosa Show Premium Book and many other forms and bits of information are now available to you by clicking here!

Download a pdf version of the Premium Book by clicking "Premium Book."

Click here for updated show information including entry forms, rules and regulations, and much more.

Click here for more information on lodging specials with our World Show Preferred Hotels.


Show your Appaloosa pride!

Be sure to get your name out at the 2012 World Show! We have an option for everyone-class and buckle sponsorships, memorial sponsorships and logo placement in the arenas or the website on the live-streaming video page.

Visit for more information.
Contact:, (208) 882-5578 ext. 235


Lights, camera, action!

See your name on the big screen in the John Justin Arena at the 2012 World Show. Use pictures or video clips to advertise your business, stallion, sale horses, training facilities and wins!

Contact:, (208) 882-5578 ext. 235.


World Show advertising—time to hurry!


  • Special #1: One full-page color ad in either November or January—$780

  • Special #3: Two full-page color ads, in issues of choice (November or January) —only $1,400, that's only $700 each!

Please call or e-mail Hannah at (208) 882-5578 ext. 256 or to book your space today!


Get a group together! As always, if you book 5 pages, the 6th one is FREE. Gather your show team together for a page each and get the last one for free. Great way to save some bucks!


What's in your wallet?

We've partnered with Capital One to launch the Appaloosa Horse Club Capital One credit card. This card comes with a competitive rate and supports the ApHC, so sharing your passion is easy and automatic.
Click here to apply today!


Fill your stallion's book FAST!

Appaloosa Journal offers reasonably-priced advertising packages to help get your stallion booked for 2013! Don't miss the opportunity to advertise your stallion for LOW prices during the time of year when mare-owners are searching the most for a perfect match for their mares.
Contact Hannah to put your stallion on the road to success! (208) 882-5578 ext. 256 or


Hall of Fame

Deadline to submit your nomination for the ApHC Hall of Fame is fast approaching—October 31, 2012.
The Appaloosa Horse Club Hall of Fame was established in 1986 to recognize the unique contributions and positive impact individual horses and people have made on the ApHC. Each year, the ApHC Board of Directors votes on nominations received from the ApHC membership to determine which horses and people will be inducted. Since 1986, the ApHC Hall of Fame has been expanded to include Racing and Trail, and now consists of over 200 inductees.
Review Hall of Fame inductees or download the nomination package here or contact Hall of Fame Coordinator at (208) 882-5578 ext. 274 or e-mail


Certified Horsemanship Association Partners with Appaloosa Horse Club

The Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) is proud to announce that it has partnered with the Appaloosa Horse Club (ApHC). Through clinics and instructional videos, Appaloosa owners, trainers and exhibitors can access the latest and best information to ensure safe riding, professionalism and quality instruction. CHA members can become eligible for the ApHC's Saddle Log Program, which offers awards for time in the saddle on a registered Appaloosa.

"With the shared goal of providing a safe and enjoyable riding experience for people of all skill levels, we are especially enthused about working with the Certified Horsemanship Association to support CHA's education efforts," says Steve Taylor Chief Executive Officer of Appaloosa Horse Club.

"Many of our CHA programs, individual instructors and facilities have Appaloosa school horses and trail horses," says Christy Landwehr, Chief Executive Officer for CHA. "This partnership will allow our associations to be able to give discounts to our members on products and services we both provide and ApHC members and those just getting started in the horse industry will have access to the CHA online directory to help guide them to that first horse experience near them."

The Appaloosa Horse Club, headquartered in Moscow, Idaho, is the international breed registry serving members and enthusiasts by preserving the horses' heritage, promoting the breed and providing programs and activities to showcase the versatility of Appaloosas.

For more information on the Appaloosa Horse Club visit

The purpose of CHA is to promote excellence in safety and education for the benefit of the horse industry. CHA certifies instructors and trail guides, accredits equestrian facilities, publishes educational manuals and hosts regional and international conferences. For more information on the Certified Horsemanship Association, please visit or call (859) 259-3399.



Need some information about how to register your Appaloosa? Check out the Registration Fact Sheet!
What about your colored gelding with no known pedigree? Get information with the Hardship Registration Fact Sheet!
Have an upcoming equine event? Fact sheets may be printed, copied, and shared with Appaloosa enthusiast at all equine events!
Do you have a friend who owns an Appaloosa but doesn't know how to start the registration process. A fact sheet will help!
Fact Sheets, including tips for avoiding common mistakes made on registration applications, are available at Click on Registration, then on Downloadable Forms. Scroll through until you see the fact sheet you need.

As always, for horse specific registration inquiries, or additional registration information, contact the Registration Department at (208) 882-5578 ext. 300 or e-mail



ApHC members can register fillies and colts for a registration fee of only $30 as long as the application is postmarked between their foal date and 6th month foal date. After their 6th month foal date to their 12th month foal date the fee increases to $50. After their 12th month foal date to their 24th month foal date the fee increases to $100. For example, if your foal was born March 5th, you have until September 5th of the year foaled to have the registration application postmarked and to register the foal for the $30 member fee.

Pedigreed geldings can be registered for only $50 while hardship geldings and spayed mares can be registered for only $100. Appaloosa enthusiasts are encouraged to take advantage of the Aged Horse Special and register Appaloosas over two years of age for only $150!



Do you have a solid, Non-Characteristic (N) Appaloosa? Consider the numerous advantages of entering it in the Performance Permit Program.
This program allows Non-Characteristic Appaloosas to show in ApHC-approved events & creates numerous opportunities for you, or a future owner, through local, regional, and national activities available to registered Appaloosas once they are parentage verified through DNA testing.

Foal Date to 24th Month Foal Date-Member Fees
Appaloosa x Appaloosa-$150
Appaloosa x Approved Breed-$150 Save $100!

After 24th Month Foal Date
Appaloosa x Appaloosa-$150 Save $150!
Appaloosa x Approved Breed-$200 Save $300!





Members owning Appaloosa breeding stallions now have the opportunity to file annual stallion breeding reports online.

Go to
Log into the Members Only section;
Select the "My Stallion Reports" menu option; Click on the "Create New Stallion Breeding Report" button and enter the requested information.

To update, delete, or add information to a report that has already been created simply click on the "Edit Report" link next to the open report that you wish to change.

On the My Stallion Report webpage you will see a listing for Open Reports and Submitted Reports.

Open Reports are stallion breeding reports that you are currently entering but have not completed or submitted. You have an ability to enter breeding information throughout the year and the system will retain all information. Just remember to submit the report prior to the November 30th deadline so late fees will not be incurred!

Submitted Reports are reports that you have submitted online to the ApHC for approval. Once your online stallion breeding report has been verified as being correctly filed it will be uploaded for you to view via the Web.

Users are required to pay stallion breeding report fees at the time of submission. Do not submit reports online and send hard copies to the ApHC as you will be charged for both reports and fees are non-refundable. All online submitted stallion breeding reports will automatically have work orders allocated to them as proof of your payment. Any reports submitted after the November 30th deadline will be subject to late fees.