Skip to content

Attend the Saddlebred Summit


Lexington, Kentucky ­– The details for the “Saddlebred Summit,” 2006 ASHA Annual Meeting and Youth Conference, can be found on the Association’s website by clicking here.


The Saddlebred Summit will take place in Lexington, Kentucky, Thursday through Saturday, February 16-18, at the Embassy Suites of Lexington.  A complete schedule of events and event descriptions can also be found online.  Highlights include the ASHA Open Members Forum, Open Committee Meetings and the Saddlebred Ball at the Keeneland Entertainment Center, where the Association’s most prestigious awards are presented. 


The 2006 Youth Conference will take place in conjunction with the Annual Meeting Friday and Saturday, February 17-18.  Highlights include a Youth Fashion Show presented by Le Cheval, the “Past, Present and Saddlebred Future” Youth Field Trip and many other activities.


Annual Meeting Registration Forms can be downloaded by clicking here; Youth Conference Registration Forms can be downloaded by clicking here.


Summit attendees can make hotel reservations for a special convention rate of $110 before Friday, January 20.  Reservations can be made by calling (859) 455-5000 or 1-800-EMBASSY; be sure to mention that you are attending the American Saddlebred Horse Association convention.  Reservations can also be made online by going to; go to FIND A HOTEL, enter Lexington, Kentucky, click FIND IT, then VIEW RATES, enter dates and convention code AMS to receive the discounted group rate.


Registration forms, proxy materials and ASHA Board of Director ballots and biography information were mailed Saturday, January 14.


Alan F. Balch, ASHA executive secretary, said he is very excited for this year’s activities.


“The Annual Meeting is the one time each year when the membership meets formally and directly with their Association’s leadership,” Balch said. “It is important that the members take advantage of the opportunity to discuss the status of their breed.”


For sponsorship, vendor and other information, please contact Matthew Williams, ASHA development manager, by calling (859) 259-2742, ext. 348, or e-mailing

More Stories

  • Walk of Honor Expansion Announced

    The American Saddlebred Museum is pleased to announce the expansion of the Museum’s Walk of Honor. This is a great way to honor someone for their contributions and dedication to the American Saddlebred. Read More
  • Professional Advisory Committee Named to Equine Sports Council

    Equine Sports Council is honored to announce its Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) comprised of representatives who are industry leaders in the American Saddlebred, Morgan and Hackney breeds.  Read More
  • Latest Issue 4 15 24

    Read More
  • Bookend Morning

    Read More
  • Kentucky State Fair Update

    The American Saddlebred Horse and Breeders Association (ASHBA) received a letter from the Kentucky State Fair Board (KSFB) yesterday acknowledging that they would not be pursuing a path that would allow them to hold the ASHBA Prize Program classes at the Kentucky State Fair Horse Show in 2024.  Read More
  • FoalsNFocus – Week 3

    We’re in full swing as entries for our weekly contest are being submitted from breeders across the country. This week’s winning shot came from Shale HillStables, Muncie, Illinois. Jan McGlaughlin and family sent this photo of their curious filly by Reedann’s Flying Double out of Forty-TwoSecrets (by Forty-Second Street ERB). Read More
  • Obituary – Jane Blue

    A USEF judge, steward, many times committee member, exhibitor and lover of all things Morgan, our friend Jane Blue passed away Monday, April 8. A tribute obituary will run in an upcoming issue of Saddle Horse Report. Read More
  • A New Look For Connecticut Morgan Horse Association

    The Connecticut Morgan Horse Association, a leading Morgan Horse Club, is thrilled to announce an exciting rebranding initiative in partnership with Firebrick Design and Pam Howard that marks a significant milestone in the club's evolution. The comprehensive transformation encompasses a new logo and visual identity, redefining CMHA's presence in the equestrian ecosystem. Read More
  • Latest Issue 4 8 24

    Read More
  • FoalsNFocus – Week 2

    Week two of the #foalsNfocusphoto contest had several adorable shots from a group of nice American Saddlebred, Morgan and Hackney babies. Not many things put a smile on your face the way these shots do as they are the pride and joy of their breeders. Read More