Skip to content

Ohio Limited Breeders Auction set for Feb. 25


(From the American Saddlebred Horse Association)


Lexington, Kentucky ­– The Ohio Limited Breeders Stallion Service Auction will take place Saturday, February 25 at the Springfield-Clark County Ohio Equine Facility, near Springfield, Ohio.


The doors will open at 5:15 p.m. with dinner at 5:30 p.m.  The cost of the dinner is $15.00/person with tickets available at the door.  Reservations would be appreciated by calling Claire Messerly at (740) 654-1101.


Following the dinner, ASHA President Fred Sarver will address the audience on matters from the Association, as well as share his knowledge on stallion and broodmare management.  The auction will take place after the speech with Matt Schuckert as the auctioneer. 


The Ohio Limited Stallion Service Auction awards 40 percent of the jackpot to the winning weanling with 70 percent going to the weanling owner and 30 percent to the stallion donor.  The prize program pays through sixth place.


Various hotel accommodations are nearby, such as the Hampton Inn (937) 325-8480, or the Red Roof Inn (937) 325-5356, as well as others.


Stallion owners should note that beginning with the 2006 auction (2007 weanlings) all stallion owners whose stallion services sold in the prior year will also be eligible to designate a weanling at a flat fee of $500.00, regardless of what amount the stallion service sold for.  More details on this program improvement will be available the night of the auction.


Mail and phone bids will be accepted with arrangements made prior to Saturday, February 25, 2006.  All stallion services will start at a minimum of the greater of $500.00 or one half the advertised price of the service.  For more information, or to arrange mail or phone bids, contact Julee O'Reilly at (740) 363-8922 or Don Jolliff at (740) 881-5582.  A complete listing of the available stallion services being offered may be viewed on  Please review all rules and regulations listed on the web site, as well as in the catalog, prior to bidding.


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