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Kressley Appearance Sparks Interest in Equestrian Life

Carson Kressley’s appearance on The Nate Berkus Show today was a smash hit, sparking a barrage of calls and emails regarding the Equestrian Life program. Click here to watch the episode online! For those who have missed the huge media blitz regarding this phenomenal program, Equestrian Life and the UPHA have teamed up to put together Learn to Ride and Drive in Style, along with the ASHA and AHHS. Go to to learn more and watch the excellent video pieces produced by Equestrian Life featuring many of our Saddlebred and Hackney enthusiasts.

This program is drawing in countless new people to the industry with the offer of a free riding or driving lesson. The program itself is doing exactly what it was intended to do; it is now up to the professional horsemen and horsewomen to step up and do their part, providing these new, interested parties with a good experience, introducing them to the Saddlebred and Hackney breeds.

UPHA President Bret Day has issued a “call to arms” of sorts, urging the UPHA members to complete the simple application process and take part in this forward-thinking initiative. Equestrian Life is getting people excited about the show horse industry. Sign up to take advantage of this great opportunity that the UPHA has put together to bring new customers into the Saddlebred and Hackney barns across the country!

The process is simple. All of the documents necessary can be emailed, faxed or mailed to the UPHA. Complete the short Equestrian life application and send it to Kristin Stivers at the UPHA office. Include a copy of your Rider Release form and a Certificate of Liability Insurance, which can be emailed directly from your insurance agent. All documents can be emailed to, faxed to 859-255-2774 or mailed to UPHA, 459 Iron Works Parkway #2, Lexington KY 40511.

Call Kristin Stivers at the UPHA with any questions. The office number is 859-231-5070.

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