Beth Oliver has graciously donated a beautiful trophy to the winner of Saddle & Bridle’s Hunt Seat Classic. The CH Kansas City Memorial Trophy will be kept by the winner of the finals for one year in honor of the her great champion CH Kansas City whose record in Saddle & Bridle’s Finals is unmatched.
We’re pleased to announce the dates of the 2014 Monterey Springfest Horse Show. The 24th Annual event will occur on April 17-19 at the Monterey County Fairgrounds and Events Center in Monterey, California. For additional information please call Rae Deane Stone at (805) 969-9812 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Boone County Horse Show will be held October 17-19, 2013 at the Central Missouri Events Center in Columbia. The performance judge will be Jon Walker of Clover, South Carolina and Alohana Jackson of Cloverdale, Indiana will handle the Academy Division. This show features American Saddlebreds, Morgans, Arabians, open breed classes and an expanded Academy Division.
“We are advising Mane Event exhibitors to make hotel reservations now as a huge conference is on our weekend in Springfield,” said Show Manager Joy Meierhans after arranging room blocks at six hotels for this year. “We have a wide variety of rooms blocked, from $129 studio suites at the brand new Residence Inn by Marriott (off Dirksen Pkwy, near Hilton Garden Inn, which is sold out by the conference) to $69 two-bedded rooms at the Howard Johnson Inn (near the airport).”
Junior ASHAG is currently running “Why I Love American Saddlebreds” art contest fundraiser. Six drawings are in the final phase of voting. The drawing with the most “Likes” as posted on the ASHAG Facebook page by Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 11:59 pm EST, will be printed on a T-shirt to be unveiled October 6, 2013 at the Georgia National Fair, Perry GA.
Prepare to be transported into a world of mystery and intrigue at the American Saddlebred Museum’s Arabian Nights party on Wednesday August 21, 2013, following the evening performance of the KSF WC Horse Show. Think desert nights, bazaars, Sultans, princesses and thieves. Come ready to delve into the delights of belly dancers, henna tattoo artists, and more, while feasting on food and beverage. Rock the Casbah on the dance floor or just experience an unforgettable evening at the oasis.
Superior Sales LLC announces dates for The Fall Sale 2013 which will be Friday, November 29 and Saturday, November 30, 2013 at the National Equestrian Center, Lake Saint Louis, Missouri. The closing date for catalog entries will be October 24, 2013; a printed catalog will be mailed as well as an extensive online catalog athttp://www.superiorhorsesales.com/.
Elisabeth Goth will host a special event on Thursday at this year’s Lexington Junior League Horse Show, immediately following the morning performance. The “Afternoon Fiesta” will feature many special guests speaking of how they transitioned from the junior exhibitor ranks to young adulthood, while still staying involved in the American Saddlebred industry.
Following the devastating fire last week at Bit Hutchson’s Happy Valley Farm in Rossville, Georgia, people in the Saddlebred community are anxious to show their support and sympathy. Accounts have been established at major tack and equipment suppliers across the country so that when the time comes to restock the tack room and the stable, they will have a little help from their friends.
Happy Valley Farm, home to an expansive American Saddlebred show horse breeding and training operation, tragically lost 35 of 36 horses stabled in the main barn when fire erupted on Thursday evening shortly before dark.