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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

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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!

PARTNERS FOR THE RIDE

Prize Program: Bill Wise American Saddlebred Sweepstakes

The Bill Wise American Saddlebred Sweepstakes Program is designed to perpetuate the breeding, training and showing of the American Saddlebred horse. They are a great benefit in promoting the breed and bringing new people into the industry.

Entries in the Three- and Four-Year-Old Sweepstakes compete in the following classes: Three-Gaited, Five-Gaited, Fine Harness and Three-Gaited Park Pleasure. Entries in the Two-Year-Old Sweepstakes will compete in the following classes: Three-Gaited Park and Fine Harness. 

Horses are nominated in the yearling year to the Two- and Three-Year-Old Sweepstakes and in the three-year-old year to the Four-Year-Old Sweepstakes. A horse does not have to be nominated for the Two-Year-Old Sweepstakes in order to be nominated for the Three-Year-Old Sweepstakes. Horses do not have to be nominated for the Three-Year-Old Sweepstakes in order to be nominated for the Four-Year-Old Sweepstakes.

Kentucky Breeders Incentive Fund Rules and Requirements

KSOBA Membership Application

Nomination with payment is required for each program separately by their respective due dates.

  • Two-Year-Old Sweepstakes Payments
    • $75 due June 1 of the horse's yearling year OR $125 due September 15 of the horse's yearling year AND $200 due June 1 of the horse's two-year-old year.
  • Three-Year-Old Sweepstakes Payments
    • $500 due March 1 of the horse's yearling year OR $200 due March 1 of the horse's yearling year AND $200 due March 1 of the horse's two-year-old year AND $200 due March 1 of the horse's three-year-old year.
  • Four-Year-Old Sweepstakes Payments
    • $500 due March 1 of the horse's three-year-old year OR $250 due March 1 of the horse's three-year-old year AND $250 due March 1 of the horse's four-year-old year.

All Sweepstakes classes are conducted under the rules of the U. S. Equestrian Federation.  A horse is nominated in its yearling year to the Two- and/or Three-Year-Old Sweepstakes and is nominated to the Four-Year-Old Sweepstakes in its three-year-old year.  

Prize money is divided between the recorded owner at the time of competition and the original nominator(s). 

Forms/Rules

Nominated Horses:

Two-Year-Old Sweepstakes

2022 Nominated Yearlings 

2022 Nominated Two-Year-Olds 

Three-Year-Old Sweepstakes

2022 Nominated Yearlings 

2022 Nominated Two-Year-Olds 

2022 Nominated Three-Year-Olds

Four-Year-Old Sweepstakes

2022 Nominated Three-Year-Olds 

2022 Nominated Four-Year-Olds 

To find out if a horse is nominated to the American Saddlebred Sweepstakes, please contact Patricia Edwards at 859.259.3899 or e-mail p.edwards@asha.net