ASHA Youth

ASHBA Bill Wise Two Year Old Sweepstakes Moves to UPHA American Royal

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Shane Shiflet Photo: True Patriot, 2020 Champion

(Top Of The Mark X Walterway’s Sing To Me)

Bred by Merrill Murray 


Black Horse with Blue Ribbon

2022 ASHBA Journal Available Now


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


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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.



Ranch Horse

American Saddlebred Ranch Horse Division Resources 

Ranch Horse Resource Page

Check out the new resource page for the American Saddlebred Ranch Division added to our breed rule book in 2021! From the full rules for all current classes, score sheets and example videos this is your one stop shop to learn more about this exciting new division! 

Photo by Jon McCarthy


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2022 ASHBA Youth Conference Photos

The ASHBA Youth Conference was back and better than ever this year! Enjoy the photos from a weekend of hands-on educational opportunities, Grey Ridge Farm field trip, World's Grand Champion horse presentations with Bourbon Select and The Crowd Went Nuts!, Saddlebred champions from all divisions, and our Youth Awards Gala!


Courtesy of Kaelyn Donnelly Browning


ASHA Charter Club Resources


ASHA Brochures cover the many aspects of the breed and the Association, such as history of the breed, owning a horse, and membership. Clubs may order 100 of each brochure per year and pay only shipping costs. Additional copies may be purchased. Available are: American Saddlebred, Newcomers Guide and Conformation.

Coloring Poster, 18” x 24”, is a fun way for kids to view the versatility of the American Saddlebred breed, and learn more about terminology used in the Saddlebred industry. 100 copies free of charge per year. Extra copies $.25 each.


Dates to Remember

Charter Club Renewal
June 1 is the deadline to renew your Charter Club with ASHA. To keep your club active, please submit the following to the ASHA office: renewal form, renewal fee, changes to bylaws, current membership list and membership for officers who are not already active ASHA members.

ASHA Award Nominations
November 30 is the deadline for nominations for ASHA awards, which are presented at the ASHA Annual Meeting. Review the list to see if any of your members should be nominated for an award. The awards include the Breeders Hall of Fame, Breeder of the Year, C. J. Cronan Sportsmanship Award, Lurline Roth Sportsmanship Award, Meritorious Service Award, Lifetime Achievement Award, Gordon Jenkins International Award, Paul and Dorothy Gillenwater Family Award, Frank Ogletree Youth Award and the Wing Commander Medal. 

ASHA Charter Club of the Year nomination form due January 31. 

State Pleasure Horse Awards
Four weeks before the presentation of the awards in your state, club should submit to ASHA to the attention of the Sr. Program Administrator it’s list of winners. The list will be reviewed to ensure all winners are eligible and that plaques are ordered.