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  • AMHA Comments to USDANovember 7, 2016Thursday, October 27, 2016 Jeff Grove, AMHA President recently released an official comment relating to the new proposed USDA rules and the Horse Protection Act. The following is the released statement: American Morgan Horse Association 4066 Shelburne Rd, Suite 5 Shelburne, VT 05482 T: (802) 985-4944 F: (802) 985-8897 October 19, 2016 Submitted Electronically via Regulations.gov Dr. Kay Carter-Corker Assistant Deputy ...
  • Obituary Douglas Monroe Wylie Sr.November 7, 2016 Douglas Monroe Wylie Sr., passed away with family by his side October 2, 2016. He was born in Knoxville, graduated from Old Knoxville High School, and attended the University of Tennessee where he was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity. After attending college, his businesses included Wylie Garage Door Company and Douglas Wylie Construction ...
  • Iowa Fall Classic Adds Additional Stalls And Announces JudgeAugust 24, 2016 The Iowa Fall Classic has announced that Max Ciampoli will judge this year’s event, held September 9-11 at the Iowa Equestrian Center at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, IA. The show hosts the 2016 Limited Breeders’ Stake on Friday evening, which has a purse of over $30,000. In addition, the schedule includes a full ...
  • Mid-America Mane Event Horse Show Announces 2016 Judging Panel and New Program for the GoodAugust 24, 2016 Mid-America Mane Event Horse Show, host to The Good Hands National Finals, is pleased to announce their panel of judges. Judges for all divisions are Nancy Becker, Tammie Conatser, and Susi Day. The Good Hands Finals is the first leg of the Triple Crown for junior exhibitors and is now completing the triple crown for ...
  • Saddle Horse Industry mourns loss of Silver And BlueAugust 24, 2016 Silver And Blue Was Barbara Vincent’s Blue Ribbon Guy Sired by Northern Blues and out of Silver Spirit SLS by The Silver Lining, he was bred by Lora and Charles Johnstone and owned by Jenny Taylor until she sold him to Jan Henderson bought him in March of 2006. His first show of that season, ...
  • Obituary Adrienne Krasnoff DavidsonAugust 24, 2016 Adrienne (Krasnoff) Davidson, 79 years of age, of Delray Beach, FL, formerly of New Britain, CT, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016. She was the widow of Lawrence J. Davidson and the mother of Diana Davidson, Morgan Editor of Saddle Horse Report. Born in Waterbury, CT, she was the daughter of the late Maurice and Shirley (Platzker) ...
  • Obituary Charles Eugene ThompsonAugust 24, 2016 Charles Eugene Thompson, Louisburg, KS, passed away June 29, 2016. He graduated from Clinton High School and earned a bachelor of science degree in agriculture from the University of Missouri – Columbia. Upon graduating from college, he worked for the Missouri Department of Agriculture, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and MFA where he ...
  • Trainers’ Treasures: Gifts From Saddlebred ProfessionalsMarch 30, 2016LEXINGTON, KY – The American Saddlebred Museum’s 2016 exhibit will open to the public on April 1, 2016. Titled Trainers’ Treasures: Gifts From Saddlebred Professionals, the exhibit runs through December 31, 2016. Trainers’ Treasures will consist of items that have been donated to the Museum over the past 50 years by professional horsemen and women ...
  • American Saddlebred Museum & Gift Shop and American Saddlebred Horse Association Announce Joint VentureMarch 30, 2016Lexington, KY – The American Saddlebred Museum & Gift Shop is excited to announce a new joint venture with the American Saddlebred Horse Association. ASHA has granted the Museum’s Gift Shop the exclusive right to sell merchandise featuring their newly released logo. “We are excited to offer American Saddlebred enthusiasts the chance to showcase ...
  • American Saddlebred Museum Victory Pass Raffle Tickets On Sale Now!March 30, 2016LEXINGTON, KY – The lucky winner of the 2016 VP Raffle will receive a grand prize of a true all-expense paid week at the 2016 Kentucky State Fair World’s Championship Horse Show in Louisville, KY! The Grand Prize Package includes a one week stay at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, a $500 voucher for meals ...
  • American Saddlebred Museum Now Accepting Art Contest EntriesMarch 30, 2016LEXINGTON, KY – The American Saddlebred Museum’s Young Adult Committee is once again hosting an Art Contest! The contest will be divided into two age divisions: Youth (18 & Under) and Young Adult (19-35). Depending on the number of entries received, the Youth division may be further divided by age. In ...
  • 2016 Equine Art, Antique and Rare Book Auction Currently Accepting SubmissionsMarch 30, 2016LEXINGTON, KY – The American Saddlebred Museum’s 2016 Equine Art, Antique and Rare Book Consignment Auction is seeking equine artwork of any breed, in any medium, by any artist, as well as rare books, unique antiques and historic artifacts. Due to the popularity of George Ford Morris artwork, the auction has expanded to include any ...
  • Southern States Regional prize list now available onlineMarch 30, 2016 Show Manager, Liz Holmes announced that the complete prize list for the Southern States Regional is now online. The show will be held at the James B. Hunt Horse Complex at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, NC on May 25-28. The 2016 Southern States judging panel includes Tom Bombolis, Coby Holowacz, Natalie Lamping ...
  • Southeastern Hackey Horse Association increases winningsMarch 30, 2016 The Southeastern Hackney Horse Association is proud to announce that they are increased their winnings in the incentive fund to $150. That is $1050 per show. The money will be divided up between nominated ponies in the class, in order of placing. If there is only one pony nominated, they get the full $150. If ...
  • Asheville Lions Club ShowMarch 30, 2016 Show manager, Jackie Rice announced plans are in order for the 33rd Annual Asheville Lions Club Horse Show. The show will be held on May 18-21, 2016 at the Western North Carolina Agriculture Center. The judging panel for the Asheville Lions Club Show includes: Billy Greenwell, James Nichols, and Jay Wood. The Academy division will ...
  • Obituary George Richard “Dick” HadleyMarch 30, 2016 George Richard “Dick” Hadley passed away on March 19, 2016. Dick was born in Oklahoma City to Marie (Welter) Hadley and George M. Hadley. He attended Putnam City High School where he was a captain of the basketball team. He graduated in 1948 and went to college at Central State University. Dick became a professional ...
  • The Super ConventionDecember 17, 2015 The Super Convention will be held February 9-13, 2016 in Boston, Ma. This will include the AHHS, AMHA, ASHA and the UPHA. This is a first-ever event that everyone is looking forward to. Be sure to book your room now at The Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel. They can be reached at 1-888-627-7115 use the group code ...
  • Courtney Ball Wins 2015 USEF Youth Sportman’s AwardDecember 17, 2015Lexington, Ky. – The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce Courtney Ball as the winner of the 2015 USEF Youth Sportsman’s Award. The USEF Youth Sportsman’s Award is designed to identify potential future leaders in the equine industry and provides an opportunity for the USEF to recognize outstanding youth members for their ...
  • LEE DUNN OBITUARYDecember 17, 2015 Lee Dunn, 76, of Galion, died Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at Galion Community Hospital. Lee was born in Detroit, MI on December 22, 1938 to the late Lowell H. and Anna(Roth) Dunn. He married Beverly Joan “Bev” Myers on October 26, 1963 and she preceded him in death on January 20, 2013. A horse trainer ...
  • Vivian Henry ObituaryOctober 1, 2015 Vivian Henry, 97, of Naples, Florida passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at Avon Hospice in Naples. Mrs. Henry and her late husband, Woodrow Henry Sr., owned and operated Camp Bobbin Hollow in Amherst, Massachusetts, one of the premier riding camps for girls in this country for over 20 years. The camp attracted girls from all ...
  • Saddlebred Fall Finale Adds ClassOctober 1, 2015 The Saddlebred Fall Finale will be held at the Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro, TN on October 15-17 and has added a class. Class 70 will be held on Saturday morning and will be the ARHPA Junior-Exhibitor Road Pony Championship. For more information contact Jackie Hale at 205-862-8851.
  • U.S. Team Take The Gold In South AfricaOctober 1, 2015 The U.S Saddle Seat Young Riders Travel Team had beautiful performances at the 2015 South Africa Saddle Seat Invitational to capture the gold medals under the guidance of coaches Kelly Kraegel and Sarah Lawson. Chloe Deeb, Matt Huke, Cameron Kay, Clara McCool and Faith Robbins won the Three Gaited section. Capturing the gold in the ...
  • Old Dominion Show Makes Judges AnnouncementOctober 1, 2015 The Old Dominion Classic Fall Horse Show has selected newly crowned Five Gaited World’s Grand Championship rider, Lionel Ferreira of Simpsonville, Ky to judge the show. The Old Dominion show will take place in the East Complex of the Virginia Horse Center on October 9 and 10. For more information contact show secretary, Alice C. Martens ...
  • UPHA Open Gate Learning Center Offered At The RoyalOctober 1, 2015 The UPHA Open Gate Learning Center will be offered again this year at the 2015 UPHA/American Royal National Championship Horse Show. Application Deadline is October 10th, 2015 * This program is offered at no charge to all current junior members of the UPHA. The UPHA has graciously offered to underwrite the UPHA Open ...
  • World’s Championship Welcomes Inaugural Exhibitors And TrainersOctober 1, 2015 For the fourth consecutive year, the Kentucky State Fair, the American Saddlebred Horse Association, the United Professional Horsemen’s Association, and sponsors Independent Equine Agents and Winner’s Circle Horse Supplies welcomed inaugural exhibitors and trainers to the World’s Championship Horse Show with a special ribbon and a complimentary subscription to Saddle Horse Report. Over 125 junior ...
  • Executive Director Tolley Graves to Retire from The American Saddlebred MuseumAugust 24, 2015LEXINGTON, KY (August 7, 2015) – The American Saddlebred Museum announced today that its longtime Executive Director, Tolley Graves, will retire at the end of this year after more than sixteen years of service. Throughout her tenure, Graves led the Museum through multiple campaigns resulting in several exhibit additions and updates, an extensive building expansion ...
  • SPONSOR LIST FOR DANCING WITH THE SADDLEBRED STARS IS GROWING!August 24, 2015 On Wednesday August 26, 2015 after the last class of the WCHS evening performance, eight teams of celebrity dancers will take the stage to vie for the coveted Mirror Ball Trophy! The event is a fundraiser for the American Saddlebred Museum and the winners will be the team that garners the most “Dancing Dollars.” ...
  • ASHA UPHA World’s Championship Horse Ribbon PresentationAugust 24, 2015 There will be a ribbon presentation held the evening of Tuesday, August 25 at 5:30 p.m. in Freedom Hall’s center ring at the World’s Championship Horse Show. This is for first time exhibiting, owning or training an entry at the World’s Championship Horse Show. Make sure to sign yourself up for the presentation and ribbon. ...
  • AMERICAN SADDLEBRED MUSUEM TO HOST JOULES TRUNK SHOWAugust 24, 2015 On Saturday the 22nd and Sunday the 23rd, during the 2015 Kentucky State Fair World’s Championship Horse Show, the American Saddlebred Museum will be hosting a trunk show featuring the British brand Joules. Come by our booth in the North Wing, opposite the Saddlebred Café, between 9 A.M. and 6 P.M. on both days ...
  • JUNIOR JUDGING AND ICE CREAM THURSDAY NIGHT AT LEXINGTON JUNIOR LEAGUEJuly 7, 2015WHO – Anyone who wants to get together, have fun and learn what the judges are looking for. WHAT – JUNIOR JUDGING and ICE CREAM at the Lexington Junior League Horse Show, THURSDAY NIGHT, July 9. `After hearing what judges are looking for try your hand at judging and see how well you can do. Ribbons and prizes ...
  • JUNIOR EXHIBITOR CARNIVAL THURSDAY DURING LEXINGTON JUNIOR LEAGUEJuly 7, 2015 Come one, come all to the American Saddlebred Horse Association (ASHA) Youth Carnival, hosted by Elisabeth Goth LLC! The carnival will be held on Thursday, July 9, 2015 immediately following the morning session of the Lexington Junior League Horse Show in the Round Barn. Lunch will be provided along with poster signings from the three 2014 ...
  • 18th Annual Equine AffaireJuly 7, 2015 The 18th Annual Equine Affaire will be held in New England and will take place November 12-15, 2015. There will be over 230 unique clinics, seminars and demonstrations by top professionals in the horse industry. There will also be one of the largest trade shows in the East. Adults admission is $15/day or $50/four-day pass ...
  • 2015 ASB MUSEUM ART AUCTION – THE PLACE TO FIND EQUINE TREASURES!July 7, 2015 This year’s Art, Antique and Rare Book Auction will offer an exciting variety of artwork, collectibles, out of print books and historic artifacts at its July sale. Included are eighteen pieces by George Ford Morris, eleven of those being original works. A total of twenty-five different artists are represented in the 65 lots ...
  • ASHA/UPHA AMATEUR OWNER TRAINER REFERENCE DIRECTORYJuly 7, 2015 ASHA and UPHA have joined forces to produce an Amateur Owner Trainer (AOT) Reference Directory! The Reference Directory is a list of 1-3 UPHA members in each chapter who are willing to help an Amateur Owner Trainer in their area. To volunteer to be on the list is free but the advice does not need to ...
  • Guiness World Record AttemptJuly 7, 2015 The Denver Queen City Horse Show announces their Guiness World Record attempt at their 47th annual show. The DQCHS is home to the Colorado American Saddlebred State Championships. They are asking for participants in the Guiness World Record Attemp for the Largest Stick Horse Parade.Everyone is invited! Bring your stick horse and get ready for ...
  • U.S. Team And Individuals Claim Gold At U.S. Saddle Seat InvitationalJuly 7, 2015 The 2015 U.S. Saddle Seat Invitational concluded on Saturday, June 27 at Cascade Stables, Inc. in New Orleans, La., with the United States repeating their 2013 performance by sweeping the top podium positions in the competition. The U.S. took home Gold medals in both the Three-Gaited and Five-Gaited sections, and won the Individual Competition in ...
  • UPHA Chapter 14 2015 Scholarships Up to $7,500 will be AwardedMarch 9, 2015Chapter 14 of The United Professional Horsemen’s Association offers educational scholarships annually. These scholarships are open to applicants who are high school seniors or college freshmen. Applicants must be UPHA Chapter 14 Junior or Associate members or the child of an Active UPHA Chapter 14 member. UPHA Chapter 14 includes all of the New England ...
  • Time to Ride Challenge Returns in 2015 with $100,000 Cash and PrizesMarch 9, 2015 The Time to Ride Challenge returns in 2015 as a grassroots campaign to grow the horse industry by introducing new enthusiasts to horse activities. The Challenge, taking place May 30 to September 30, 2015, offers a unique opportunity for horse professionals to grow their business while competing for $100,000 in cash and prizes. In 2014, ...
  • New Lead Assisted Exceptional Challenge CupMarch 9, 2015 The UPHA Exceptional Challenge Cup Committee is proud to announce that this year at the UPHA American Royal a new Exceptional Final will have its debut year. This year we are introducing the UPHA Exceptional Challenge Cup Lead Assisted Class. The specs for this class will be available on both the Exceptional Challenge Cup Facebook ...
  • Indianapolis Charity Horse Show Makes Judge AnnouncementMarch 9, 2015 The Indianapolis Charity Horse Show, scheduled for May 27-30 is pleased to announce Ricky Harris of Somers, CT as the judge of the 2015 Show. The event will be held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. For more information contact Manager Peter Fenton; 859-321-9281; janniegiles1@aol.com; secretary Judy McManama; 317-773-3931; judymack26@gmail.com.www.indycharityhs.org
  • Des Moines Springfest Hires JudgeMarch 9, 2015 Des Moines Springfest is pleased to announce Mr. Brian Chappell, Perryville, Ky as the 2015 show judge. Springfest is scheduled for April 23 – 26, 2015 and will be held in the beautiful Jacobson Arena at the Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, Iowa. Chappell will judge a full spectrum of Saddlebred, Hackney Pony, Open Pleasure ...
  • 2015 Saddle Seat Young Rider Teams AnnouncedAugust 12, 2014From the USEF Communications Department Lexington, Ky. – The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is proud to announce the selection of the 2015 U.S. Saddle Seat Young Riders Teams. A total of 63 applications were received from around the country. For 2015, athletes were selected to compete on teams for two international competitions. The Travel team ...
  • Rock Creek To Host New Fall Horse ShowAugust 12, 2014The Rock Creek Riding Club will host a new Rock Creek Novice Horse Show and the Kentuckiana Regional Academy Championship on September 19-20, 2014. The show will provide an opportunity for entry-level riders and horses to show successfully on a level playing field. The show will offer a full schedule of Novice horse ...
  • NATIONAL HORSEMAN SIGNS ON AS OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF NHS “GOOD HANDS” FINALSAugust 12, 2014National Horseman magazine now is the “Official Sponsor” of the prestigious NHS “Good Hands” Finals to be held at Mid-America Mane Event Show, October 23-26, at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. This partnership allows for two historical entities from the Saddlebred community to come together to showcase and celebrate saddle seat equitation. ...
  • St. Louis National Charity Horse Show – 24 – 28 September 2014August 12, 2014 The 2014 St. Louis National Charity Horse Show is right around the corner. Prize lists for the 2014 Horse Show have been mailed! You may also visit our website at stlhorseshow.com for an electronic version of the prize list, entry blanks and donation/sponsorship forms. After a sold-out show in 2013, Peter Fenton, Show Manager for St. ...
  • MUSEUM’S YEAR OF THE HORSE PARTY TO FEATURE INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED ACROBATIC TROUPE OUTDOORS AT LEDGES ON IL/WI STATE LINEAugust 12, 2014It’s the Chinese Year of the Horse and what better place to celebrate than the Kentucky State Fair World’s Championship Horse Show? Immediately following the evening performance on Wednesday August 20, 2014, the Saddlebred Café in the North wing adjacent to Freedom Hall will be transformed into a Chinese wonderland and will feature a special ...
  • Midwest Charity Horse Show kicks off show Tuesday Morning with ribbon cuttingJune 10, 2014June 9, 2014, SPRINGFIELD, IL – Midwest Charity Horse Show will be kicking off the 2014 show in style when state officials, Representative Rich Brauer; State Fair Manager, Amy Bliefnick; Camp COCO camper, Zoe Pramuk and national equine dignitaries cut the ribbon, opening its 73rd show. The ceremony is Tuesday, June 10, at 10:30 a.m. ...
  • ROB BYERS, ADAM CLAUSON, MARSHA SHEPARD TO JUDGE MID-AMERICA MANE EVENT OCTOBER 23-26June 10, 2014 Rob Byers, Adam Clauson and Marsha Shepard will judge the 12th annual Mid-America Mane Event Show, October 23-26 (Thursday-Sunday) at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. Mane Event offers an expansive class list with excellent options for amateurs showing performance and pleasure horses, and boasts ideal facilities for showing young horses. Returning for the sixth ...
  • Woodford County Fair And Horse Show Sets DateJune 10, 2014The Woodford County Fair And Horse Show will be held Sat. June 28th, Sat(rain date, June 29th) at The Woodford County Fair Grounds at Falling Spring Park in Versailles, KY. This is your last chance to qualify for the Park and Pleasure classes At The Kentucky State Fair. The judge for ...
  • Nebraska Charity Horse Show Board of Directors Postpones 2014 Nebraska Charity Horse ShowJune 10, 2014 The presence of the EVH-1 virus has been a concern in the Midwest. In order to maintain the integrity of the Nebraska Charity Horse Show and in deference to the safety of our horses, the Board of Directors of the Nebraska Charity Horse Show has postponed the show until 2015. Thank you to our loyal ...
  • Kenneth M. Logan, Jr ObituaryJune 10, 2014Kenneth M. Logan, Jr. of Hampton Falls, NH formerly of Braintree passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving and devoted family May 31, 2014 at the age of 53. Beloved husband of Kristin B. Logan. Loving father of Brittany Logan and Jacqueline Logan both of Braintree and Madison Logan of Hampton Falls, NH. Dear son ...
  • SPINDLETOP HALL TO CELEBRATE SADDLEBRED TRADITION DURING HORSE SHOWJune 10, 2014 The Club at Spindletop Hall will celebrate the mansion’s historic connection to the American Saddlebred during the Lexington Junior League Horse Show on Friday, July 11, 2014, at a luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., in the Club’s famed Saddlehorse Lounge, which includes furniture and design elements original to the 1937 mansion, such as a “starlit courtyard” ...
  • 2014 Road Pony Camp ScholarshipsJune 10, 2014The American Hackney Horse Society Foundation is once againsponsoring three road pony campers at the Shamrock Farms Road Pony Camp, June 29-July 5, 2014. The applicant must submit an essay about either of the two topics listed below: “What the Hackney pony has taught me” “Why I want to learn more about the Hackney pony” Anyone under ...
  • KENTUCKY STATE FAIR ANNOUNCES JUDGES AND RULE CHANGE FOR THE 2014 WORLD’S CHAMPIONSHIP HORSE SHOWJune 10, 2014The judges for the Kentucky State Fair World’s Championship Horse Show have been selected. They are: Lewis Eckard, James Nichols, Jack Noble, Barbe Smith, and Jim Taylor. They will be judging all divisions; Mr. Noble will not be judging equitation. Qualifying has been eliminated for Junior Park and Junior Park Pleasure Horses. The qualifying requirements for ...
  • Changes to UPHA Challenge Cup RequirementsJune 10, 2014Please be aware the UPHA Challenge Cup section has been reorganized, however there are a few substantive changes and clarifications. Below are a few highlights, please refer to the USEF website for detailed rule revisions. The equitation division rules can be found here: https://www.usef.org/documents/ruleBook/2014/12-EQ.pdf UPHA Challenge Cup Qualifying classes UPHA 11 & ...
  • Young Adult Events at the 2014 ASHA ConventionJanuary 14, 2014Gather your friends and make plans to attend the American Saddlebred Young Adult Trivia Night on Friday, February 14, 2014 at 9 PM at the Bigg Blue Martini located street level in the Hilton in Lexington, Kentucky’s dazzling downtown. Teams of any size can compete for the large cash prize to be awarded to the ...
  • UPHA Chapter 5 Judges AnnouncedJanuary 14, 2014Building on a great event in 2013, the UPHA Chapter 5 Horse Show will feature a three-judge panel for its May 7-10, 2014 show dates. James Nichols will judge the Saddlebred, Pony, and Equitation divisions. Tré Lee will preside over the Saddlebred and Equitation classes, and Tim Roesink will join as the Morgan judge, completing ...
  • Samuel M. Brannon ObituaryJanuary 14, 2014Samuel M. Brannon, 78, husband of Marie Kirk Brannon, passed away at his home on Tuesday, December 31, 2013. Mr. Brannon was born on March 7, 1935 in Norfolk, Virginia. Sam was an UPHA, World’s Champion Horse Show Hall, and ARHPA Hall of Famer. He trained and presented many legendary world and national title winners ...
  • YOU’RE INVITED TO ATTEND MUSEUM’S EXHIBIT OPENING!January 14, 2014The Museum will be mounting a very special exhibit in 2014. Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass, will open on Friday, February 14, 2014 with a 6:30 PM dinner reception at the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds. The exhibit will encompass six decades of incomparable success produced by Jean McLean Davis’ ...
  • CONSIGNMENTS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR 2014 EQUINE ART AUCTIONJanuary 14, 2014The American Saddlebred Museum is accepting consignments to be considered for inclusion in the 2014 Equine Art, Antique and Rare Book Auction. The auction will be held on Saturday July 12th at the Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds in conjunction with the Lexington Jr. League Horse Show. Deadline for submission of consignments is March ...
  • Midwest Charity Horse Show announces dates, judges for 2014December 16, 2013Dec. 12, 2013, SPRINGFIELD, IL – Midwest Charity Horse Show’s dates for the 73rd show will be June 10-14, 2014. Midwest Charity Horse Show’s distinguished panel of judges includes: Paul Boone, Concord, NC; Gene van der Walt, Shelbyville, KY; and Lisa Waller, Heiskell, TN. Midwest Charity Horse Show is held at the Illinois State Fairgrounds ...
  • ROANOKE VALLEY HORSE SHOW WILL GO ON: JUNE 17-21, 2014December 12, 2013Please mark your calendars and plan attend the Roanoke Valley Horse Show at the Salem Civic Center in June for a grand event.  The Roanoke Valley Horse Show is steeped in history and tradition and we plan to continue this in 2014: toop equestrian competition, Jack Russell Races and an enthusiastic Roanoke crowd to cheer ...
  • KEITH BARTZ TO RECEIVE 2013 USEF LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDDecember 12, 2013Keith Bartz of Naples, Fla., has been a leading figure in the American Saddlebred industry for many years. Bartz’s influence spans the entire scope of the sport, as he has served as a competitor, trainer, administrator, and leader. For his undying support and incredible legacy, Bartz has been awarded the 2013 USEF Lifetime Achievement Award and will ...
  • ASHA ANNOUNCES NEW CHARTER CLUBSDecember 12, 2013The American Saddlebred Horse Association is proud to welcome the Southern New England Saddlebred Association (SNESA) and the American Saddlebred Versatility Association (VERSA) as newly recognized Charter Clubs for 2014. The Southern New England Saddlebred Association was formed to promote and encourage American Saddlebred activities throughout the New England area. SNESA supports all Saddlebred and Half- Saddlebred owners and horses ...
  • AMERICAN SADDLEBRED WORLD LOSES SAMUEL “DICKEY” DAVISDecember 12, 2013Samuel “Dickey” Davis, 69, of Wytheville, VA, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 15, 2013, at the Bristol Regional Medical Center after a hard fought battle. Dickey and wife Rae Lee were married on October 1, 2013 in a private ceremony at the Graystone Rehab Center in Blountville, TN, so the couple was newlyweds.   Dickey was ...
  • American Saddlebred Registry Makes Rule And Policy ChangesDecember 12, 2013LEXINGTON, KY–At the October 30, 2013 meeting of the American Saddlebred Registry (ASR) Board of Directors, the Board approved the following rule and policy changes.  Note: the approved new language is in bold italicized text.  A complete list of all ASR Rules and Regulations are available on our website at www.saddlebred.com, Registry, Governance. Changes effective November 1, 2013 SECTION V. ...
  • Special Holiday RatesDecember 12, 2013
  • Saddlebred World Loses Rob TannerAugust 10, 2012Lexington, Kentucky – Rob Tanner, 70, husband of Jackie Tanner, died Thursday, August 9, 2012 at the University of Kentucky Hospital. Born September 2, 1941 in Fresno, California, he is the son of Dora Lawson and the late Judson Lawson. Rob trained American Saddlebred horses. Survivors other than his wife and mother include four children, Dena ...
  • Saddlebred World Loses Stan HarrisAugust 10, 2012Lexington, Kentucky – Stanley “Stan” C. Harris, 51, of Louisville passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at the University of Louisville Hospital with his wife by his side. He spent his entire life involved with American Saddlebred horses, former trainer and owner of Harris Stables in Simpsonville, Kentucky, a member of the United Professional Horsemen’s ...
  • Jane Bennett, Paul Cates, Sandra Lilly To Judge Mid-America Mane Event, October 18-21May 21, 2012Jane Bennett, Paul Cates and Sandra Lilly will judge the 10th annual Mid-America Mane Event Show, October 18-21 (Thursday-Sunday) at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. Mane Event is produced by Mid-America Horse Show Association, one of the largest ASHA charter clubs. New Tennessee sale on same dates as Mane Event “We want to make everyone aware ...
  • All American Cup Creates “Marriage” With the Sport Horse—WorldwideMay 21, 2012During the ASHA annual convention Jim Aikman sat in on a round table presentation for the sport horse. He listened with an open mind, watched and learned. It became apparent that the sport horse had great talent and aptitude. Many sport horse “stars” were reg American Saddlebreds going over hill and dale, ...