News and Events
Another show season is right around the corner and it is time to nominate your American Saddlebreds, Morgans, and Hackney Ponies to the ever-popular 2014 UPHA Classics Program. Please visit us at www.UPHAonline.com, where you can access the nomination form by clicking on the “Download Forms” tab. The early bird discount of $100.00 applies to all nominations postmarked on or before April 1, 2013.
We are saddened to announce the passing of CH Face Card at 31 years old. The mare was a dominant five-gaited force from the first time she entered the ring which was at Louisville in 1987 when she was shown by Jim Koller and was the Three-Year-Old Mare Reserve World Champion.
At the annual meeting of the SEHA, the board of directors and members voted to implement an incentive program to give cash awards to members showing their ponies at selected shows in the region.
The Indianapolis Charity Horse Show is pleased to announce that John T. Jones, Scottsdale, AZ, will Judge the 2014 Show! Join us again as we showcase the top talented horses and exhibitors May 28- 31, 2014 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.
As the J.D. Massey Classic approaches, April 16-19, 2014, the show committee has announced a fun innovation for this year’s event. Introducing, the J.D. Massey Cup!
You can win $1,000 and a really BIG, really COOL trophy!
Any barn can win simply by participating and having fun! Here is a sampling of ways you will earn points toward the grand prize!
With spring just around the corner, the Bridlespur MHSA Kickoff Show is ready to set the tone for a great 2014 show season. Slated for April 10-12 at the acclaimed National Equestrian Center, the Bridlespur Kickoff will be a great event once again. Judging this year’s event will be Darrell Case of Simpsonville, Kentucky.
The ASB Museum’s Annual Victory Pass Raffle is running now through April 11, 2014!
For only $10/ticket, you can purchase the opportunity to win the Grand Prize Package, including:
- A week’s stay at the Crowne Plaza Hotel – Louisville August 17 – 23, 2014
- $500 Food Voucher for the Crowne Plaza Restaurant
- 4 Lower Level Box Seats for every performance
- A VIP Parking Pass for the week
The 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 24, 2014.
The USEF Hackney Committee has selected the six competitions at which heel measurements will be required of Roadster Pony and Hackney Roadster Pony Championship classes as defined by USEF Hackney and Roadster Division rules. The mandatory heel measurements will be taken from the first-place and fourth-place ponies in the following competitions in 2014:
- River Ridge Charity – Columbus, Ohio (April 24-27)
- Kentucky State Fair – Louisville, Ky. (August 17-23)
- All American Horse Classic – Indianapolis, Ind. (September 2-6)
- Southeastern Charity, Conyers, Ga. (September 17-20)
- Mid-America Mane Event, Springfield, Ill. (October 23-26)
- UPHA/American Royal National Championship – Kansas City, Mo. (November 11-15)
The Des Moines Springfest Horse Show, scheduled for April 24 – 27, 2014 is pleased to announce its selection of Kristen Cater, Dunbarton, New Hampshire as our 2014 horse show judge. She will judge a full schedule of events including UPHA Classics and Challenge Cup classes, Saddle & Bridle qualifiers, Open classes and Academy sessions. New this year will be a Road Horse to Bike qualifier and Championship, UPHA Adult Challenge Cup and additional walk/trot classes. The show will be held in the beautiful, state of the art, Jacobson Arena at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. We are additionally pleased to announce that the footing mix has been re-formulated in the show arena as well as the adjacent warm-up.