Monthly Giving Challenge

ASHBA is Launching a Monthly Giving Campaign!

Learn more about this program and how your barn can win a WCHS Pizza Party!  

National Horseman photo by Morgan King


Black Horse with Blue Ribbon

2022 ASHBA Journal Available Now


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


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.



Cheers to the American Saddlebred

Cheers to the American Saddlebred

ASHBA has partnered with Lujon Wine Cellars to create customized wine bottles for you! The absolute perfect gift or keepsake item to memorialize your favorite horses, riders and remarkable moments. The best part for ASHBA?

Your purchase through the Cheers to the Saddlebred program is a donation! So not only do you receive your beautiful bottles and delicious wine, but part of your purchase is tax-deductible.

Learn more about this fundraiser.

Order your custom bottle now!

American Saddlebred News

You can change the year drop-down box to bring up press releases from that year.

You can type in text in the search box to find a phrase that shows up in a press release title or body text. The text search will only be applied to the current year selection.

Applications NOW OPEN for ASHBA Breeder Excellence Fund Grants

Published Date: Mar 30, 2022

The ASHBA Breeder Excellence Fund is established to help support American Saddlebred breeding programs in the United States. The Fund provides financial assistance to breeders to pursue educational opportunities related to breeding that will advance their careers, promote sound breeding practices and further enhance the quality of American Saddlebred horses. Specifically, the ASHBA Breeder Excellence Fund supports attendance at educational programs related to breeding, such as:

Grant Information:

  • Applicants must be a member of ASHBA.
  • Grants of up to $1,000 available. The amount awarded will depend on the financial plan provided as part of the application.
  • ASHBA reserves the right to not award a grant in any given year if they determine that no candidate has met the criteria. Funds would then be held until the following year. 
  • If the grant recipient is unable to attend the program specified in his/her application, ASHBA must be notified as soon as possible. Approval for a change in the use of funds is at the discretion of ASHBA.
  • The online application form and all required documents must be submitted to ASHBA on or before June 1st of each year.
  • The grant must be used for training and programs that fall after the grant deadline date of June 1st and within 2 years of that date.

"The goal of the ASHBA Breeder Excellence Fund is to not only educate breeders, but also help lower the costs associated with breeding," said ASHBA Executive Director David Mount. "The program is based on a successful United States Dressage Federation program of the same name."

To apply for the grant, click this link.

Share: Facebook Twitter

Return to News Archives