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IASHA Spring Warm-Up Show Announces Judge, New Classes for 2019

The IASHA Spring Warm-Up Horse Show, sponsored by UPHA Chapter 11 and the Indiana American Saddlebred Horse Association, is pleased to announce that Chris Brannan of Nicholasville, KY, will judge their 11th annual show March 16-18 in Cloverdale, Indiana 

One of the most popular kick-off events on the Midwest circuit, the Spring Warm-up boasts an outstanding facility at C Bar C, with 500 stalls, show arena, make-up ring, vendors and seating areas located inside a single, heated building. 

A new division for open roadsters has been added to the schedule, as well as AHHS Youth Medallion Showmanship, AHHS Youth Medallion Pleasure Under Saddle, Roadster Pony Junior Exhibitor and Five Gaited Show Pleasure Junior Exhibitor. The Spring Warm-Up will also again be a qualifying show for the AHHS Adult Amateur Driving Challenge.

The Spring Warm-Up offers complete divisions for Saddlebreds, Hackney ponies, roadster ponies, Dutch Harness Horses and equitation, plus one of the largest academy divisions in the country, with over 40 academy classes for beginning through advanced riders.  The open-to-all-breed pleasure division has been expanded and will include open and amateur/junior exhibitor classes in English, Western and Hunt Seat. Back by popular demand will be limit rider events for ASB country and show pleasure.

Exhibitors will enjoy the Spring Warm-Up’s exceptional Hoosier hospitality, highlighted by the gala exhibitor party following Saturday evening’s show. UPHA Chapter 11 Academy Club will once again host its popular special receptions for academy riders, instructors and parents after the academy sessions on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

The nearby Holiday Inn Express in Cloverdale will be horse show headquarters hotel, offering special rates for exhibitors. (Please make reservations by March 4.) Rooms will also be available to exhibitors at Motel 6 in Cloverdale and the popular Inn at DePauw in Greencastle.

Information, including prize list, schedule and entry forms, is available online at by the middle of January.
Entries close March 1 with post entries accepted. For more information, please contact chairperson Linda Beltz (317) 844-9702 (, or chairperson Claire Panke Broemel (317) 331-5451 (

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