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American Saddlebred Sport Horse

American Saddlebred Sport Horse.

Sport Horse / Versatility Awards Programs

 

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The Stallion Sweeps!

The Stallion Sweeps!

15 Top Stallions! 1 Winner Per Stallion!

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5 Gaited WGC

WORLD’S GRAND CHAMPION 5 GAITED 

CHThe Daily Lottery (115553G) (WGC, WCC, WC, RWCC)

Daniel Lockhart, up

Sultan's Great Day X Callaway's Lady Lottery

Owned by: Hillcroft Farm LLC

Photo by Howie Schatzberg

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3 Gaited WGC

WORLD’S GRAND CHAMPION 3 GAITED

Tango's Token Kiss (124817G) (WGC, WC, RWGC)

Smith Lilly, up

Tango's Parting Kiss X CF Deny Me Not

Owned by: Grace Arnold LLC

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FH WGC

WORLD’S GRAND CHAMPION FINE HARNESS

Madeira's Code Red  (125501G) (WGC, WC, RWC)

James Lowry, whip

Madeira's Rubicon X Dots And Dashes

Owned by: High Spirits Farm LLC

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The Horse America Made

The Horse America Made!

Debbie Uecker-Keogh Photo

 

 

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PARTNERS FOR THE RIDE

Prize Programs: Futurities

A futurity is a prize program for young horses, which awards purses made up of entry fees paid over a period of time by participants. Futurities are held to encourage the breeding and showing of American Saddlebred horses.

Showing a foal in a futurity enhances his value and increases his earning potential; the value of the sire and dam may also be enhanced through the success of their progeny shown in futurities. Amateurs and juveniles, as well as professionals, have the opportunity to show young horses in futurities.

The experience should be entertaining to both audience and participants, and should present the American Saddlebred at his best, providing an opportunity for fun, competition and good sportsmanship. In 2018, ASR Futurities awarded over $184,826 in prize money.

General Provisions

2018 Mare and Stallion Nomination Form

2018 Futurity of Kentucky Rules

2018 Amateur Futurity of Kentucky Rules

2018 National 3 Year Olds Futurity Rules

Prize Programs Brochure

A Guide to Futurities, Sweepstakes, and State Futurities

Kentucky Breeders Incentive

Kentucky Breeders Incentive Fund Rules and Requirements

KSOBA Membership Application

Kentucky Futurity

The ASR Kentucky Futurity holds three divisions each year: Weanling In Hand, Yearling In Hand and Two-Year-Old Fine Harness. The divisions are open to the offspring of stallions and mares nominated to the ASR Kentucky Futurity. The classes are held at the Kentucky State Fair World’s Championship Horse Show each August and are conducted under the rules of the U. S. Equestrian Federation. All Futurity payments must be made to maintain eligibility. Foals may show as weanlings, yearlings or two-year-olds, but are not required to do so in order to stay in the Futurity. The ASR Futurity of Kentucky ends after the two-year-old year. In 2018, $59,618 in prize money was distributed in the Weanling, Yearling and Two-Year-Old Divisions.

Nominated Horses

Nominated Weanlings

Nominated Yearlings

Nominated 2 Year Olds

Kentucky Amateur Futurity

The ASR Kentucky Amateur Futurity holds three divisions each year: Weanling In Hand, Yearling In Hand and Two-Year-Old In Hand. The divisions are open to the offspring of stallions and mares nominated to the ASR Kentucky Amateur Futurity. Entries are to be shown in the ring by amateurs only, although a professional may own the horse. The classes are held at the Kentucky State Fair World's Championship Horse Show each August and are conducted under the rules of the U. S. Equestrian Federation. All Futurity payments must be made to maintain eligibility. Foals may show as weanlings, yearlings or two-year-olds, but are not required to do so in order to stay in the Futurity. The Futurity ends after the two-year-old year. In 2018, the prize money distributed in the Weanling, Yearling and Two-Year-Old Divisions totaled $15,940.

Nominated Horses

Nominated Weanlings

Nominated Yearlings

Nominated 2 Year Olds

National Three-Year-Old Futurity

Currently, entries can be shown in one of four classes:  Five-Gaited, Three-Gaited, Fine Harness Three-Gaited Park and Three-Gaited Park Pleasure. The classes are open to the offspring of stallions and mares nominated to the ASR National Three-Year-Old Futurity. Entries may compete in only one of the five classes, which are held each year at the Kentucky State Fair World’s Championship Horse Show in August; these classes are conducted under the rules of the U. S. Equestrian Federation. All Futurity payments must be made to maintain eligibility. Entries are shown only as three-year-olds and do not need to declare in which class they will participate until their three-year-old year. The Futurity ends after the three-year-old year. In 2018, the prize money distributed in the five classes was $109,267.

Nominated Horses

Nominated Weanlings

Nominated Yearlings

Nominated 2 Year Olds

Nominated 3 Year Olds

Affiliate Futurities

ASR helps provide continuity in the different futurities held throughout the country by bringing the state futurities into agreement on providing consistent rules for the administration of a futurity. To help affiliated futurities run smoothly, ASR provides the following services:  accurate recording of results for permanent record and statistical use; review of entry blank; publication of futurity dates and contact persons on ASHA's Web Site; and publication of results in the Journal Of The American Saddlebred.

If you are interested in starting an ASR affiliated futurity, please contact ASR at 859.259.3899 or p.edwards@asha.net.

Mailing Lists Request

We will provide mailing lists of mare owners by State to Affiliate State Futurities.  The reason for the mailing list must be provided as well as a copy of the proposed communication.  Requests from other entities will be reviewed by the Registrar and/or Registry President who may approve the request.  We will not provide email addresses under any circumstances. 

For electronic mailing lists, the Registry will send it directly to the mailing house or to the person printing the labels or addresses on envelopes with a provision that it is not to be reproduced. 

The current fee for Affiliate State Futurities is 5 cents per address label.  (See below for orders less than $10)

The fee will be waived for requests from Affiliate State Futurities for mailing lists that would cost $10 or less under the current fee schedule.  Note – there is a limit of one fee being waived per mailing list request from the same Affiliate State Futurity in a calendar year.

For more information on mailing lists and fees for Affiliate State Futurities, please contact Patricia Edwards at (859) 259-3899 or p.edwards@asha.net.