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Save the date for the 2019 Mid-Atlantic Paint Classic! 

March 30-31, 2019 at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, VA. 


2018 Mid-Atlantic Paint Classic

Sponsored by the Delamarva, Pennsylvania and Virginia Paint Horse Club
April 7-8, 2018  

We can't say THANK YOU enough to all of the exhibitors who came out to support the first Mid-Atlantic Paint Classic! On behalf of the Delmarva Paint Horse ClubPennsylvania Paint Horse Club and Virginia Paint Horse Club we really appreciate your support and hope you had a great time at the show! 

We had exhibitors from New Hampshire down to South Carolina and we couldn't do it without you! We had a number of rookie APHA exhibitors and new faces in the all-breed classes - welcome to the Paint Horse family! 

Check out and order photos from the show HERE. 

CONGRATULATIONS to the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Paint Classic High Point winners!

Rookie Amateur: Caleigh Anderson & Im Alonesome Legacy

All-Breed Youth: Anna Braund & My Zipper Is Hot

All-Breed Adult: Tabitha Thompson & Too Tuf To Be Fancy

Novice Youth: Jessica Dunbar & U Cant Stop My Shine
Res: Mannetta McAvaddy & Ina Rodda Trouble

Youth 13 & Under: Alexis Hollenweger & Lady Hasall Her Assets
Res: Jayden Jackson & BDB Silent Essence

Youth 14-18: Jessica Dunbar & U Cant Stop My Shine
Res: Emily Smith & Its All About The Ride

Amateur Walk-Trot: Ellen Hillyer & Face It Hes Awesome
Res: Danielle Burns & SVR Stole My Heart

Novice Amateur: Mia Diamond & Only One Will Do
Res: Caleigh Anderson & Im Alonesome Legacy

Amateur: Marissa Campbell & Only Lopin
Res: Danielle Leager & Dirty Maybelline

Masters Amateur: Betsy Leager & BP Just Say Shes Fancy
Res: Jeannie Lipphard & Instinctively Dirty

Open: Dunnit Double Time, owned by Sue Trible
Res: Only Lopin, owned by Marissa Campbell

SPB: Super Chip My Ride, owned by Lynn Harrison
Res: Too Awesome Too Beat, owned by Candice Owens

2018 MAPC Show Results (unofficial until posted by APHA)

Mid-Atlantic Paint Classic Showbill

2018 MAPC APHA/RR Entry Form

2018 MAPC APHA/SPB Entry Form

2018 MAPC NSBA Entry Form

2018 MAPC All-Breed Entry Form

2018 MAPC Patterns


  • Ranch Rail Pleasure exhibition class open to all! $10 entry fee to benefit the APHA Capital Campaign to support the HQ move to the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards
  • Youth Pizza Party with guest speaker APHA Professional Horseman, Amanda Hollinger, Saturday at 6pm RSVP HERE
  • Rookie Youth and Rookie Amateur High Point Awards 
  • High Point All-Breed Youth and Adult - bring your friends who ride something other than a Paint!
  • Special Youth entry pricing - pay for one class, show as many as you'd like
  • Youth, Amateur and Open Performance Halter 
  • Full slate of NSBA dual-approved classes 


Be prepared for Ranch Pleasure, Ranch Trail and Ranch Reining by reviewing the SHOT Handbook and Education resources:


click here to download the Stock Horse of Texas 2018 Rule Book

Be prepared for your arrival at the Virginia Horse Center! 


Bringing a horse? What is required? All horses require a current and negative coggins, a valid health certificate if traveling from out of state, and a health declaration form (found online here:

There will be a youth pizza party on Saturday night at 6pm - sponsored by Boo Yah Custom Clothing - RSVP and find more details HERE 

**FREE STALL DRAWING**  The Mid-Atlantic Paint Classic will give a free stall to one lucky exhibitor who pre-pays their stall. Each stall paid gets you one chance in the drawing.

The Mid-Atlantic Paint Classic has something for everyone! We are offering 23 all-breed classes including halter, showmanship, equitation, hunter under saddle, trail, ranch riding, western pleasure, western horsemanship and speed events. In addition, we will be recognizing the High-Point All-Breed Youth exhibitor and the High-Point All-Breed Adult exhibitor for the weekend!

We hope to see many new faces at the Mid-Atlantic Paint Classic! To encourage newcomers, we will be recognizing the High-Point Rookie Youth and High-Point Rookie Amateur for the weekend! Sponsored by Hollinger Farms Show Horses - Rookie eligibility based on APHA rules. 


Online Sponsorship Form

Mid-Atlantic Paint Classic Gold Sponsor

4 classes, sponsor poster, web/social media 

$105 (including $5 PayPal convenience fee) 

Mid-Atlantic Paint Classic Silver Sponsor

2 classes, web/social media 

$53 (including $3 Paypal convenience fee) 

Mid-Atlantic Paint Classic Bronze Sponsor

1 class, web/social media 

$26 (including $1 PayPal conveninece fee) 

Find the Mid-Atlantic Paint Classic on Facebook!

Thank you to our 2018 sponsors!