Home ~ News and Events ~

Exciting Additions and Changes to the 2014 UPHA/AHHS Convention Agenda

Exciting Additions and Changes to the 2014 UPHA/AHHS Convention Agenda

Dec 31, 2013

written by in News and Events

Time Changes: The UPHA Young Professionals Meeting will be on Friday January 17 from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. View the revised schedule.

Exciting Additions:

Friday January 17, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

The Future of the Professional Horse Trainer- A must attend meeting about the Future of the Professional Horse Trainer – Jennifer Taylor, presenter

Grand Ballroom – 7th Floor


Saturday January 18 in the Grand Ballroom – 7th Floor

1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. Understanding the MOS System - A comprehensive explanation of how exactly the tabulation of a 3 judge panel works, including how it compares to the systems before, how ties are broken, and one can win without a first place vote. Panelists are: Kevin Michael, Sandy Backer, Cheryl Rangel and Bill Whitley.


2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Western and Hunter in today’s Saddlebred and Morgan Show World. What to look for in a young prospect , as well as in an older show horse to give it a new division to extend its show career. Panelists will discuss this as well as how to start them or to convert them to these divisions. Panelists are : Nealia McCracken, Sheri Brandl, Tom Thorpe, and Jessica Bodnar. Don’t miss the chance to learn more about these rapidly growing divisions.


2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. “If I knew then what I know now”- A frank and honest discussion with legendary trainers, Dr. Alan Raun, Debbie Foley, Stan Bodnar, Jan Lukens, Jeanette Durant and Jim Taylor. These horsemen will share their experiences of what they’ve done that both worked, and more importantly didn’t work with the horses and the businesses they ran. Emphasis will be placed on learning from their mistakes and successes along with their views on the industry both now and in the future.


Hotel Parking is $25.00 a day for registered UPHA Guest only.


Bid on your Chance to Ride or Drive one of these Show Ring Stars, during the Silent Auction:

Five Gaited Horses

2013 World’s Champion and World’s Champion of

Champions Ladies Five Gaited

He’s In Style

Donated by: Sharyn Lackey

2013 UPHA/American Royal Five Gaited Stallion Champion

It’s Double O’Deuce

Donated by: SGF Winning Ways Farm, Ltd.

Five Gaited Pleasure

2013 UPHA Adult Five Gaited Pleasure Horse Of The Year

2013 World’s Champion and World’s Champion of

Champions Adult Five-Gaited

CH Take A Guess

Donated by: Michelle Partridge & Mary Krentz

Hackney Pony

2013 UPHA Harness Pony Ladies/Amateur Pony Of The Year

2013 Word Champion Amateur Ladies Harness Pony

CH Crystal Creek’s Commander

Donated by: Sandra Surber


2013 World Champion Park Harness

2013 Grand National Park Harness Stallion

CBMF Crown Prince

Donated by: Copper Beech Morgan Farm

And Many More…

Saturday Evening’s Live Auction will feature:

  • One week stay at the beautiful Villa del Oso located in Sayulita Mexico. You may access information about this fabulous Villa at www.villadeloso.com. Donated by Kaye Bowles-Durnell
  •  Breeding to the talented Fine Harness Stallion RWGCNutcracker’s Nirvana. Donated by Shawn Stachowski
  •  Breeding to Three-Times World’s Grand Champion Hackney Pony Stallion Heartland Equality Donated by Mr. & Mrs. Darrel Kolkman
  •  Breeding to Morgan Park Harness World Champion CBMF Crown Prince donated by Copper Beech, LLC


Comments are closed.

Copyright © 2010-2013 Saddle and Bridle. All rights reserved.