News and Events

Help save Kemper Arena

Please take a moment to read this important note S&B received from Rachalle Stezovsky of R&R Stables: “Our American Royal is in trouble. We are very close to losing the facility in the West Bottoms. The decision on what to do with Kemper Arena is coming to the wire.

St. Louis National Charity Horse Show – 24 – 28 September 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 for an electronic version of the prize list, entry blanks and donation/sponsorship forms.

Book signing with Gayle Lampe

lampe CoverOn Wednesday August 20, 2014 at the World’s Championship Horse Show from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Gayle Lampe will be signing copies of her newly revised book Riding for Success: Both in and out of the show ring at the American Saddlebred Museum’s Gift Shop Booth in the North wing across from the Saddlebred Café. A comprehensive how-to guide about saddle seat riding, the new soft bound publication is full of updated information along with additional chapters and quotes.

Museum’s Year Of The Horse party to feature internationally renowned acrobatic troupe

080321_24 high resIt’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 performance by the world renowned Stars of The Peking Acrobats.

U.S. Sweeps Gold Medals at 2014 Saddle Seat World Cup

171On Friday, July 25 the 2014 Saddle Seat World Cup concluded with the United States repeating their 2012 performance, sweeping the top podium positions in the competition, and taking home Gold Medals in both the Three-Gaited and Five-Gaited sections.

AHHS to provide school excusal letters for junior exhibitors competing at KSF

ATTENTION PARENTS: Is your child showing at the Kentucky State Fair World’s Championship Horse Show; August 17-23, 2014? We all know it can be very difficult to get any absence from school excused, especially for an equine event. The American Hackney Horse Society knows how important shows like this are and would like to do what it can to help.

2014 World’s Championship Horse Shows Now Offers Pay-Per-View

New this year, enjoy the 2014 World’s Championship Horse Show from the comfort of your home or on-the-go with your mobile device. Live streaming will be available for viewers to purchase for $25 per day or $150 for the entire week, August 17-23.

Anderson Equestrian Center opens in Fulton, Mo.

Katy (Layos) Anderson and John Anderson are pleased to announce the opening of Anderson Equestrian Center, LLC, located in Fulton, Mo.

Katy is a 2009 graduate from William Woods University. She has received an MED in education and is certified by the American Riding Instructors Association.

Mid-America Signature set for July 25-27

Mid-America Signature Show, July 25-27, is a lovely old fashion outdoor show amid the flowers and trees at Ledges Sporting Horses Stables in Roscoe, IL. Shelley Fisher, Huber Heights, OH, will judge all classes. The Ledges outdoor arena has very good footing, and an indoor ring is available in case of uncooperative weather. All stalls are permanent, in barns with good cross ventilation.

Nebraska Charity postponed until 2015

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 the horses, the Board of Directors of the Nebraska Charity Horse Show has postponed the show until 2015.

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