Virginia Paint Horse Club

VPHC & VjPHC Member Recognition
VPHC Events
VjPHC News
Membership Info
Mid-Atlantic Paint Classic
Virginia Color Classic Futurity Show
Color Classic Stallion Service Sale
Virginia Bred Program
APHA Year End Awards Program
PAC Year End Awards Program
Trail Rides
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
Board of Directors & Club By-laws
Contact Us


Welcome to the online home of Virginia Paint Horse Club!

Our hope is that this site will provide helpful information and encourage you to visit often.  Please tell your friends and family about our club!


click here to download the VPHC New Year Update (emailed to members 1.13.19)

With two great championship events taking place in Virginia this spring, we want to make sure everyone understands what will be offered at the APHA Eastern National Championship (Lexington/March) as well as the Northeast Paint Horse Championship (Culpeper/May)? We're hoping this will help...

Please don't hesitate to ask if you have questions!

click here to download an explanation of the APHA Eastern National Championship & the Northeast Paint Horse Championship

Please make plans to attend the Year End Awards Banquet & General Membership Meeting:

Saturday, February 16, 2019

12:00 – 4:00 pm

*meeting to follow the awards presentation,

estimated to start around 2pm


Hanover Tavern

13181 Hanover Courthouse Road

Hanover, Virginia 23069 

click here to download reservation form

Adult Ticket for Awards Banquet $16 (includes $1 PayPal convenience fee)

Child 11 & Under Ticket for Awards Banquet $11 (includes $1 PayPal convenience fee)

Congratulations to the 2019 VPHC Board of Directors!

President (2019-2020): Debbie MacDonald
Vice President (2018-2019): Vicki Simmons
Secretary (2017-2019): Jennifer Johnson
Treasurer (2018-2020): Randi Zahm

Board Members
(2017-2019) Megan Brown
(2018-2020) David Lands
(2019-2021) Alison Umberger
(2019) Steve Meadows
(2019) Sarah Wells
(2019) Tera Fauver

Youth Director (2018-2019): Jennifer Johnson

Thank you to all of the candidates willing to be considered for the board positions and to the 2018 board for all of their hard work! You don't need to be a board member to help with club activities and we're counting on our members to lend a hand at the 2019 shows! It takes a village, so if there's something you're interested in helping with please be sure to let us know.

Congratulations to the 2018 VjPHC Scholarship winners, Madison Martin and Anna Lia Sullivan!





VPHC represents show, performance, recreation and pleasure horses; breeders; trainers; novice, youth and amateur competitors; and recreation riders.  The Club's leadership are a group of dedicated volunteers who donate their time and energy to organize APHA sanctioned horse shows, open / all breed horse shows, and recreational trail rides.




VPHC recognized by APHA as one of five 2017 President's Club of Distinction.  A prestigious title, the President’s Club of Distinction is only awarded to Gold Star Clubs—those groups that excel in their dedication to members by hosting fundraisers, benefits, social gatherings, youth activities and special promotions while encouraging community service.

Membership Info
Membership is open and available to all who share our passion for the American Paint Horse.  There are no residency or horse ownership requirements.  The success of our club depends on membership support and participation.  We need your thoughts, feedback, and involvement.  Consider becoming a member today. Membership rates are reasonable and all fees are used to support the club and coordinate shows, trail rides, year end award programs, and administration.  Visit our membership page for additional information.

Our Purpose

We value our members and will offer accessibility and encouragement to achieve shared goals and objectives. To be aware of the needs, challenges, and opportunities of this club and give assistance and direction to help it grow.  To make a positive impact on the equine industry in Virginia through sound financial policies and careful long rang planning.

More information can be found on our Purpose and Mission page.