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  • 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 from within the Saddlebred industry. Paintings, photographs, sculptures, and tack collected by or used by famous Saddlebred trainers and their horses will be included. Some of the items were created by the donors, some were used by the donors and some were collected by the donors. This will be a diverse exhibit, filled with items of importance to the industry and to the professionals who donated them. The American Saddlebred Museum and Gift Shop, aka The Showplace for Saddlebreds, is located on the grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park, and is open daily from 9 am – 5 pm. Admission to the Museum also includes free admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. As always, current Museum members receive free admission to both the Showplace for Saddlebreds and the Kentucky Horse Park, as well as 10% off on Gift Shop and online purchases. If you are attending ...
  • 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 their breed pride with apparel featuring the new ASHA logo,” says Museum Gift Shop Manager Megan McClure. “I feel that the design will work well in many ways, across multiple platforms.” While a release date has yet to be determined, Gift Shop customers can expect to see the new items this summer. Plans are in the works for a variety of apparel and souvenir options for all age ranges. The pieces will be available to industry insiders, as well as the thousands of Kentucky Horse Park guests that come through the Gift Shop’s doors. While the Museum takes pride in cultivating the American Saddlebred’s rich history, we are always looking for opportunities to advance the breed’s future. This venture with ASHA is a step towards our mutual goal of introducing the American Saddlebred to the broadest audience possible. The American Saddlebred Museum ...
  • 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 at the Crowne Plaza, four lower level box seats for every performance, and one VIP parking pass for the week. Here is your chance to win a free stay at the World’s Championship Horse Show and support your breed Museum at the same time! Tickets are only $10 each. To up your chances to win, purchase 5 for $50 or 10 for $100! Remember if you don’t play – you can’t win! The drawing of the Victory Pass Raffle winner will be on Friday, April 15, 2016 at 2:30 pm during the Kentucky Spring Premier Horse Show (before Louisville hotel room contracts are due). You need not be present to win. The winner will be notified within three days of the drawing. The KSF WC Horse Show will be held August 21 – 27, 2016. Tickets may be purchased online at www.asbmuseum.org or by calling toll free ...