Archive November 2012

Newly Released Saddle Seat Book Now Available

For the first time in a generation, and in greater detail than ever before, a new book on Saddle Seat riding and training is available. Saddle Seat Horsemanship, written by world champion trainer Smith Lilly, takes a comprehensive and in-depth approach to describing all aspects of the show horse, including riding, training, showing, care and shoeing.  Beautifully illustrated by noted equine artist, James Walls, and peppered with terrific action photos, Saddle Seat Horsemanship offers much to riders of all skill levels and is a must-have for show horse enthusiasts of every breed.

ASHA Board Announces Slate of Candidates for Election to Board of Directors

The American Saddlebred Horse Association (ASHA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce its unanimous approval of the slate of candidates for election to the Association’s Board of Directors in 2013, as follows:

L.F. Lavery Passes Away

The Saddlebred world said goodbye to L.F. “Lonnie” Lavery Oct. 31. He was a third generation horse trainer, whose family has specialized in the training of American Saddlebred horses for nearly one hundred years.

CH Callaway’s Pretty Penny Passes Away

CH Callaway's Pretty Penny -- 16-time World's Champion.

It is with immense sadness that we report the passing of arguably one of the greatest Country Pleasure Driving horses of all time, the incomparable CH Callaway’s Pretty Penny.

This gallant mare passed away Saturday, Oct. 27 at Hollow Haven Farm in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.

By Callaway’s Full Power, and out of Callaway’s Money Penny, by CH Will Shriver, Pretty Penny was born May 10, 1997. She was owned by the Brown-Anderson Farms and shown by Nancy Anderson.

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