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Blue Willow Farm Youth Club



The Blue Willow Farm Youth Club of Versailles, Kentucky, attended the American Saddlebred Horse Association Youth Conference. Youth from all over the country attended and competed for national awards. At the youth award luncheon The Blue Willow Brigade received two outstanding achievement awards.

The first award was for outstanding achievement in fundraising. In 2008 the Blue Willow Brigade raised $4,000 for the ASHA’s Youth-to-Youth scholarship program with their Equine Artists silent auction at the Lexington Jr. League Horse Show. They also raised money for the scholarships through the association’s Ornament Extravaganza program.

The second award was for outstanding achievement in promotions. The Brigade was featured in many Equine publications, websites and newspapers to promote the American Saddlebred horse including: The Woodford Sun, ASHA’s Junior Junction, Saddle Horse Report, The Horseman’s Yankee Pedlar, American Saddlebred, The Lexington Herald-Leader, ASHA.net, and SaddleHorseReport.com. They also promoted the American Saddlebred by participating in the Versailles Christmas Parade and were even featured in a story on Lexington’s news channel 36.

The Blue Willow Brigade is 18 members strong in 2009 and is looking forward to new projects and activities throughout the year!

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