American Paso Fino Horse Association  Performance Program

Our Official Performance Program Affiliates
Our partners offer events from rail to ranch work - choose your discipline and ride!​​

Divisions

​Trail and Arena Obstacle - Ranch - Speed Events (gymkhana type events) - Rail (these would be english, western and gaited standard classes)

Style - this is dressage (traditional, western or gaited - freestyle and reining etc) - Endurance and Distance
  1. Challenges may be held on trail, in fields or in an arena. Obstacles may be natural, man made or a combination of both. Courses are designed to challenge both rider and trail horse in confidence, control, agility, and horsemanship.
    Trail & Arena Obstacle Division
  2. Cutting, roping, wrestling and more.. Our Paso Fino horses are versatile and competitive. Local, regional and national events and organizations are available to APFHA members
    Ranch Division
  3. Coming Soon - Gymkhana style events; barrel racing, pole bending, flag race and more. Recognition of local, regional and national organizations
    Speed Division
  4. Coming Soon - All of your favorite specialized disciplines typically performed in arenas but not part of regular rail shows. Dressage (traditional, western, gaited), freestyle, reining, working equitation and more
    Style
  5. Riders can now participate in AERC and NATRAC ride through the FOSH Gaited Distance program. You must be a member in good standing with both APFHA and FOSH, riding an APFHA registered horse.
    Endurance & Distance Riding
  6. Traditional Paso Fino and Open Gaited classes. English, western, gait, halter and more.
    Rail
​​All Divisions (except endurance & distance) Placement Points per class

1st    place      6 pts
2nd   place      5 pts
3rd   place      4 pts
4th   place      3 pts
5th   place      2 pts
6th   place      1 pts





Endurance and Distance -  Must be 10 miles or more successfully completed miles, condition, overall and time placement point system 

Successfully Completed Miles

10-19 miles        1 pts
20-29 miles        2 pts
30-39 miles        3 pts
40-49 miles        4 pts
50-59 miles        5 pts
60-69 miles        6 pts
70-79 miles        7 pts
80-89 miles        8 pts
90-99 miles        9 pts 
100 plus           10 pts

Best Condition Points

1st    place      6 pts
2nd   place      5 pts
3rd   place      4 pts
4th   place      3 pts
5th   place      2 pts
6th   place      1 pts
Post-Ride Vet Check- Overall Impression Score Points

1st    place      6 pts
2nd   place      5 pts
3rd   place      4 pts
4th   place      3 pts
5th   place      2 pts
6th   place      1 pts
Time Finished Points

​1st    place      6 pts
2nd   place      5 pts
3rd   place      4 pts
4th   place      3 pts
5th   place      2 pts
6th   place      1 pts