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  • News July 20, 2019

    Obituary – Louise Myers Allen

    From the iconic Carolina show horse family, Louise Myers Allen bravely lost her battle with cancer. As her daughter Stephanie Wellington stated, “she did it on her terms.” A great supporter of the horse show industry in the Carolinas and at the national level she was well-known for her straightforward personality and loving smile...

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  • News July 17, 2019

    Recap From ASHA Board of Directors Summer Meeting

    The ASHA Board of Directors held its in-person Summer meeting on July 12, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. 17 ASHA Directors, 11 ASR Directors, 3 staff members and 5 invited guests were present. Included below is a summary of the agenda items, reports and actions taken by the Board at the meeting...

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  • News July 11, 2019

    Response to the July 9, 2019 USA Today Article by: Brent Schrotenboer

    On July 9, 2019 in a USA Today article by Brent Schrotenboer, references were made to individuals in the equestrian industry who questioned the procedures, requirements and desirability of SafeSport, the federally authorized independent non-profit organization committed to ending all forms of abuse in sport applicable to those members of national governing bodies of Olympic sport and Paralympic sports organizations. 

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  • News July 09, 2019

    ASHA's Response to USA Today Article

    Today, USA Today published an article about the equestrian community's response to the Safe Sport Act and enforcement efforts by the U.S. Center for SafeSport. The American Saddlebred industry was referenced many times in this article...

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  • News July 08, 2019

    UPHA Members: Pick Up Your Riding Program Playbook Today!

    The United Professional Horsemen's Association is pleased to announce the release of its new Riding Program Playbook. This playbook contains an array of information regarding starting a riding program, attracting students, safety, academy competition, creating horse owners, and good business tactics.

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  • News July 08, 2019

    ASHA Meets with Lawmakers on Safe Sport

    ASHA leaders last week met with lawmakers as part of our organization’s commitment to the safety of our youth, and to address concerns about the U.S. Center for SafeSport...

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  • Special July 01, 2019

    Reminiscing with Martin Cockriel

    The view from Martin Cockriel’s front porch and from the barn as well is absolutely spectacular. You can see the snowcapped Rocky Mountains all the way from Longs Peak in Estes Park to Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs. A person could sit there for hours and just enjoy looking at those mountains. But not if you are Martin Cockriel. He’s much too busy...

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  • Special July 01, 2019

    New Beginnings for Mike and Amanda Aponte at Simmons Stables

    The original barn of Simmons Stables was built in 1887 in Mexico, Missouri, with the reputation as “America’s No. 1 sales barn,” for American Saddlebreds at the time. Art Simmons brought life to the training operation, putting one world’s champion into the ring after another. The stable is the oldest known building in the United States that was continuously devoted to boarding and training American Saddlebred horses.

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  • Special July 01, 2019

    Seldom Seen Farm

    Located in Ruff Creek, Pennsylvania, Seldom Seen Farm has made its mark on the map of the horse industry, thanks to its focus on the beautiful American Saddlebred — and a really good lesson program that has brought the breed to the forefront to folks wanting to see more.

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  • Special July 01, 2019

    Pepper Hill Farm: A Building Block for Growth

    Eric Griedl and Erica Savary, owners of Pepper Hill Farm LLC, in the countryside of Wisconsin, pride themselves in running a business that is known for its family-friendly atmosphere centered around American Saddlebreds and Hackney ponies. Currently, they have 25 horses in training, 10 school horses and a couple of broodmares — and, of course, you can’t forget the two cows.

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  • Special July 01, 2019

    Welcome to Willow Ridge

    It was a cold, actually a freezing, Saturday evening in Woodstock, Illinois on February 16, 2019. Temperatures were in the low teens, and quickly dropping. The wind howled and snow was on the radar. The weather conditions provided the perfect excuse for anyone who wanted to spend a night wrapped up in their cozy home next to a fire, or enjoying a hot cooked meal with family...

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  • Special July 01, 2019

    Tricia Waclena: Promoting the Morgan Horse in Georgia

    Tricia Waclena moved south to Georgia for warmer weather but was soon tasked with helping the state to “warm up” to the idea of Morgan horses. She made the decision to uproot her life and travel to a location free from the dreary winters that continuously plagued her then life in the Northeast. This move led her to the land of the peaches, choosing Canton,GA.

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  • Special July 01, 2019

    Wentz Stables: Passing the Reins through Generations

    Diane Wentz has experienced all of the many facets of the Saddlebred industry. She has witnessed her husband train champions, cheered wildly as her children rode down victory lane, and been at the helm of all organizational tasks associated with being a stables’ office manager. However, nothing brings her greater pleasure than the way that the breed has touched her entire family.

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  • Special July 01, 2019

    Great Things Ahead for Southern Legacy Stables

    Only a few years have gone by since Caitlin and Chris Jarriel opened Southern LegacyStables in Allenhurst, Georgia, and they have already experienced a magnitude of success.Caitlin grew up with horses and operating as how stable has always been one of her dreams. Although Chris did not grow up with horses, his interest was perked after meeting Caitlin. Together, these two have built an incredible operation in just a short time.

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  • Obituary – Louise Myers Allen

    From the iconic Carolina show horse family, Louise Myers Allen bravely lost her battle with cancer. As her daughter Stephanie Wellington stated, “she did it on her terms.” A great supporter of the horse show industry in the Carolinas and at the national level she was well-known for her straightforward personality and loving smile... Read More

  • ASHA/UPHA Open Gate Learning Center Returns To The WCHS

    The United Professional Horsemen's Association (UPHA) is pleased to announce the American Saddlebred Horse Association (ASHA) has agreed to once again underwrite the UPHA Open Gate Learning Center program at the 2019 Kentucky State Fair World's Championship Horse Show... Read More

  • Recap From ASHA Board of Directors Summer Meeting

    The ASHA Board of Directors held its in-person Summer meeting on July 12, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. 17 ASHA Directors, 11 ASR Directors, 3 staff members and 5 invited guests were present. Included below is a summary of the agenda items, reports and actions taken by the Board at the meeting... Read More

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  • Response to the July 9, 2019 USA Today Article by: Brent Schrotenboer

    On July 9, 2019 in a USA Today article by Brent Schrotenboer, references were made to individuals in the equestrian industry who questioned the procedures, requirements and desirability of SafeSport, the federally authorized independent non-profit organization committed to ending all forms of abuse in sport applicable to those members of national governing bodies of Olympic sport and Paralympic sports organizations.  Read More

  • It's Not Too Late: Be A Part of the UPHA Ribbons of Service

    The United Professional Horsemen's Association (UPHA) would like to extend an invitation to its actively showing members aged 21 & Under to become a part of the UPHA Ribbons of Service Program. The United Professional Horsemen's Association Ribbons of Service program seeks to impart on its members, aged 21 & under, the importance of community service... Read More

  • ASHA's Response to USA Today Article

    Today, USA Today published an article about the equestrian community's response to the Safe Sport Act and enforcement efforts by the U.S. Center for SafeSport. The American Saddlebred industry was referenced many times in this article... Read More

  • ASHA Meets with Lawmakers on Safe Sport

    ASHA leaders last week met with lawmakers as part of our organization’s commitment to the safety of our youth, and to address concerns about the U.S. Center for SafeSport... Read More

  • UPHA Members: Pick Up Your Riding Program Playbook Today!

    The United Professional Horsemen's Association is pleased to announce the release of its new Riding Program Playbook. This playbook contains an array of information regarding starting a riding program, attracting students, safety, academy competition, creating horse owners, and good business tactics. Read More

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