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2022 ASHBA Journal Available Now

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Check out the digital edition of the Breeders' Bible, Journal of the American Saddlebred! 

 

 

 

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2022 ASHBA Half Saddlebred Futurity Stallion Auction!

Join us Saturday, January 22 10:00 AM ET at Sunrise Stables!  

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To inquire about stallions and the auction please contact: Melissa Moore (859-873-9129 or 859-533-6225), Sandy Currier (832-244-5051), Rick Wedel (812 204-7700)

 

Start Your Saddlebred Story Today!

Discover the Horse America Made

Proud. Beautiful. Versatile. Athletic.

From the elite competitor to the backyard companion the horse for you is the American Saddlebred. 

Discover your joy and start your Saddlebred Story today. 

Learn more about the magnificent American Saddlebred.

Find an American Saddlebred barn in your area.

 

 

Youth Conference

Register Now for 2022 ASHBA Youth Conference

The ASHBA Youth Conference is back and better than ever for 2022! Join us February 18-19 in Lexington, KY for a weekend of hands-on educational opportunities, a tour of Grey Ridge Farm, World's Grand Champion horse presentations with Bourbon Select, The Crowd Went Nuts! and other champions, awards, dancing, fun, and seeing old friends and meeting new ones! Learn more here. 

Join in the fun and register today! 

 

Giddy Up & Give

2022 Annual ASHBA Membership Meeting Video!

WATCH the 2022 ASHBA Annual Membership meeting from the 2022 UPHA National Conference!  

Thank you to Richfield Video Productions for making this meeting available on-demand for all ASHBA Members! 

ASHBA 2022 Journal

2022 ASHBA Half Saddlebred Futurity Stallion Auction!

Join us Saturday, January 22 10:00 AM ET at Sunrise Stables!  

View Catalog 

Learn More 

To inquire about stallions and the auction please contact: Melissa Moore (859-873-9129 or 859-533-6225), Sandy Currier (832-244-5051), Rick Wedel (812 204-7700)

Start Your Saddlebred Story Today

Register Now for 2022 ASHBA Youth Conference

The ASHBA Youth Conference is back and better than ever for 2022! Join us February 18-19 in Lexington, KY for a weekend of hands-on educational opportunities, a tour of Grey Ridge Farm, World's Grand Champion horse presentations with Bourbon Select, The Crowd Went Nuts! and other champions, awards, dancing, fun, and seeing old friends and meeting new ones! Learn more here. 

Join in the fun and register today! 

PARTNERS FOR THE RIDE

ASHA Charter Clubs

The American Saddlebred Horse and Breeders Association’s worldwide network of more than 50 Charter Clubs enriches the American Saddlebred experience for members. Clubs promote American Saddlebreds at the local level and help newcomers to learn more about the breed, as well as offering many equine and social activities for their members’ education and enjoyment. Typical activities for Charter Clubs include putting on horse shows, riding in parades, participating in horse fairs, presenting annual awards, trail rides and other popular pastimes.

Important Publications

ASHBA/UPHA AOT Reference Directory

Charter Club Council

Charter Clubs by Regions

Charter Club Resources & Dates to Remember

Horse Show Manual

Brochure and Media Download 

 

Charter Club Renewals

Charter Club Renewal Form

Charter Club Roster Template (Excel File)

Charter Club renewals and rosters may be emailed to s.geller@asha.net or mailed to the ASHBA office.

  

Online Club Tutorials

Charter Club & Youth Club Online Renewal and Management Tutorial

Charter Club Benefits

  1. Charter Club members receive a discount on ASHBA annual dues.
  2. Charter Club name and contact information is published in the ASHBA Membership Directory.
  3. Charter Club delegates meet once a year during the ASHBA Annual Meeting to facilitate the exchange of information and ideas on promoting the American Saddlebred horse.
  4. Charter Clubs receive free promotional materials in reasonable quantities and other resources provided by ASHBA.

 

Starting a Club

All it takes for this to begin to happen is for one person to say, and another to agree.

What's the next step? Talk to your Saddlebred friends … see if they're interested, and then arrange an informal meeting to discuss the possibilities. 

Now things start to follow a business-like sequence. At the first meeting, decide who is in charge, or the chairperson. Choose a secretary to take notes of the discussion and motions that are approved. If you have a question about proper conduct of meetings, consult a copy of "Sturgis Standard Code Of Parliamentary Procedure" available at most libraries and bookstores. The secretary may also act as treasurer if any funds are to be collected for initial expenses.

Select an organizational committee. It's their job to formulate the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws. These will be based on the goals and objectives that the members determine through open discussion.

After Charter Clubs are established, they must meet the following requirements:

  1. Charter Clubs must consist of twenty or more members whose primary interest is in promoting the American Saddlebred horse.
  2. A minimum of 25 percent of the club's membership must be current active members of ASHBA.
  3. ASHBA Charter Clubs must be incorporated under the laws of their state and maintain active status as an incorporated entity.
  4. A statement of policy for acceptance of members must be approved by ASHBA.
  5. Renewal of Club is due on June 1 of each year. To renew, a completed application form must be submitted to ASHBA, accompanied by a list of current Club members.
  6. Each club is responsible for producing a minimum of two annual events: horse show, clinic, mall promotion, horse fair, trail ride, etc.


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