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The Art of Selling with Saddlebreds: The Show Horse in Vintage Advertising



The American Saddlebred Museum will be the place to be on Friday, February 15, 2013 during ASHA’s Convention. The doors will open at 6:30 pm for the opening of the 2013 exhibit The Art of Selling with Saddlebreds: The Show Horse in Vintage Advertising. Guests will enjoy a “Kentucky Proud” inspired evening while perusing the largest collection of vintage Saddlebred advertising ever assembled. Products featuring images of Saddlebreds endorsing a variety of consumer products including tobacco, tires, gas, liquor, clothing and medicine will be on display. A complimentary premium Bourbon tasting by the famed Four Roses Distillery will be offered along with a Kentucky themed dine-around and a cash bar for other libations. Longwood Antique Woods will provide a unique ambiance with a display of vintage décor. Attendees will also be able to view entries from the Museum’s Youth/Young Adult Art Contest, and some of the budding artists will be offering their pieces for sale.

The event runs from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm and tickets are $45.00. To purchase tickets from the Museum you can do so online by clicking the link at the top of the article on our website  www.asbmuseum.org/news.php , or you can call 859-259-2746 ext. 305 or register on ASHA’s Annual Meeting form and receive a discount with the purchase of a full registration package. 

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