Skip to content

ASHAF Youth Driving Challenge Classes Added at Several Shows

Posted April 10, 2002
The finals for the ASHA Foundation Junior Exhibitor Driving Challenge will be held again this year during the World’s Championship Horse Show Aug. 18-24, 2002. To be eligible for the $10,000 in cash and prizes offered at the finals, a horse must be a ribbon winner in two official qualifying classes in the same division at a designated show between Aug. 26, 2001 and Aug. 17, 2002. As of March 29, 2002, the following shows have agreed to host qualifying classes for this year’s finals: Oklahoma Centennial, MHSA Kick-Off, River Ridge, Big D Charity, Bonnie Blue National, Dixie Cup Spring Classic, Milwaukee Spring, Showcase of the West, Indianapolis Charity, Midwest Charity, Syracuse International, Tanbark, Santa Barbara National, Blue Ridge Classic, Boone County Fair, Blowing Rock Charity.

So far in 2002, qualifying classes have already been held at Gasparilla Charity, Tampa Charity, Carousel Horse Show, Pin Oak Charity. Classes can still be added at shows being held this year. For more information about the ASHAF Driving Challenge or to add classes to your show, please contact Jennifer Gray at 859-259-2742, ext. 343.

More Stories

  • Latest Issue 3 4 24

    Read More
  • Joint Leadership Council Reinstated

    Leaders of the American Saddlebred Horse and Breeders Association, American Hackney Horse Society, American Road Horse and Pony Association, and the United Professional Horsemen’s Association met Sunday evening to reinstate the Joint Leadership Council (JLC), comprised of leadership from all four membership organizations. Read More
  • Latest Issue 3 24 HW

    Read More
  • 2024 ASHBA Council and Committee Applications Are Now Live!

    If you are passionate about serving to strengthen the American Saddlebred Horse & Breeders Association (ASHBA) and the future of the American Saddlebred, you may be interested in joining one of ASHBA’s committees! ASHBA is proud to host a full slate of committees that allow all members to get involved. Read More
  • ASHBA Holding Statement Regarding World's Championship Horse Show

    The American Saddlebred Horse and Breeders Association has seen the Kentucky State Fair Board’s unexpected press release yesterday afternoon, after learning the day before of its plan to drop the United States Equestrian Federation as its governing body for the 2024 World Championship Horse Show. Read More
  • WCHS drops USEF, joins ESC

    Read More
  • WCHS Drops USEF, Joins ESC

    The World’s Championship Horse Show (WCHS) announced today that the Equine Sports Council (ESC) has been selected as the governing body ahead of the 2024 event. In February, the Kentucky State Fair Board unanimously approved the change, recognizing the importance of operating with Saddlebred-competition-tailored rules and standards emphasizing integrity, sportsmanship, and safety for the non-Olympic horse industry. Qualifying requirements for WCHS remain unchanged. Read More
  • Meet the Author Event with Emma Hudelson

    Join the American Saddlebred Museum on Friday, April 5 at 3:00 p.m. for a lecture, book signing and reception with Emma Hudelson author of Sky Watch: Chasing an American Saddlebred Story. This book is not only the tale of a remarkable horse, but of the American Saddlebred breed and the way these horses carried one rider back to herself.  Read More
  • 2024 USEF Saddle Seat Medal Finals Qualifying Season Has Begun

     US Equestrian invites saddle seat equitation athletes in the junior exhibitor and adult amateur ranks to plan their path to the 2024 USEF Saddle Seat Medal Finals. The finals will be held once again at the UPHA American Royal National Horse Show in Kansas City, Mo., in November. Read More
  • Morgan Stallion Sweeps Winners Drawn

    In conjunction with the United Breeders Committee, the New England Morgan Horse Association and New England Regional Morgan Horse Show, have drawn the 2023-2024 Morgan Stallion Sweeps winners. Read More