Ft. Worth, TX – January 25, 2017– The World Conformation Horse Association and American Paint Horse Association announced today that the WCHA Breeders Championship and Big Money Futurities will be held in conjunction with the 2017 APHA World Show, September 23-24.

“Holding the WCHA and Big Money Futurities in conjunction with the APHA World Show will be a win-win for both of our associations,” said WCHA President Luke Castle. “We look forward to working together to grow participation in both of these events.”

Stallion nominations for the 2017 Futurity are now being accepted through March 15. Interested stallion owners should contact Barbara Linke at the WCHA office at (682) 312-5356 for information and nomination forms.

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To support the move to Fort Worth, the 2017 Breeders Futurity Committee has been appointed, headed by Committee Coordinator Michael Clites. Committee members include Chris Arentsen, John Boston, Beth Johnson Dunlap, Wayne Halvorson, Jerri Harmon, Bill Huckabee, Jarrell Jackson, Kimble Lewis, Dennis Mason, Anne Prince, and Kelley Stone.



The World Conformation Horse Association is an organization which promotes and stimulates interest by providing competitive opportunities for enthusiasts of the conformation horse. The Association is committed to protecting, preserving and promoting the conformation standard of the horse and constantly pursuing growth in the industry.



The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) is the world’s second-largest international equine breed association, registering more than a million horses in 59 nations and territories since is was founded. APHA creates and maintains programs that increase the value of American Paint Horses and enriches members’ experiences with their horses.