Skip to content

Several Saddlebred Summit Forum Agendas Announced



 

Lexington, Kentucky ­– The 2006 ASHA Annual Meeting is set to begin Thursday, February 16, and several detailed forum agendas have been announced.

 

ASHA Executive Secretary Alan F. Balch noted the forum titled “American Saddlebreds in Competition” on Friday afternoon at 1 p.m. is where the discussions will take place regarding the recommendations ASHA leadership made following their October meetings in 2005.

 

“The discussion of the proposal for a split class at the Kentucky State Fair World’s Championship Horse Show for Two-Year-Old Three-Gaited Unset Tail will take place at the ‘American Saddlebreds in Competition’ Forum with a number of other critical topics,” Balch said.  “We originally scheduled two forums for this same time, but have now combined and extended them so that all registered convention attendees can participate in the discussion.”

 

Concerns of Saddlebred Breeders Today - Friday, February 17, 9:30 a.m.

9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Registry Statistics, Registrar Alan Balch

9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Stallion Service Auctions and Breeders' Futurities, Dr. Rick Luft

10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Broodmare Nutrition, Dr. Laurie Lawrence

10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. General Discussion, Remaining Questions

 

American Saddlebreds in Competition: Standards, Rules and Disciplines – Friday, February 17, 1:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Standards and Rules Committee: Points of Emphasis in Judging and Conduct

1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. USEF Equine Drugs and Medications, Dr. John Lengel

1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ASHA Leadership's October Proposals, Background and Next Steps

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. One Breed, One Future:  Developing a Plan for Growth

 

Veterinary Questions, Concerns and Issues for the American Saddlebred Owner, Saturday, February 18, 9:00 a.m.

9:00 a.m. - 9:25 a.m. Color and Parentage, Dr. Kathryn Graves

9:25 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. Microchip Use and Potential in the Horse, Dr. Doug Byers and Dr. Mike Cavey

9:50 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Bioinformatics and Mapping of the Equine Genome, Dr. Ernie Bailey

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. General Discussion, Remaining Questions

 

ASHA Open Members Forum – Saturday, February 18, 10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Association and Registry Financial Report

10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Statistical Report on the Breed

11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Leadership, Governance, Decision-Making

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Open Discussion and Questions

More Stories

  • Obituary - Rich Robertson

    Saddle Horse Report learned of the passing of noted horse trainer Rich Robertson on December 24, 2017 at the age of 69. Robertson spent several years as the trainer for Susan Phillips’ Alpha-Sun Stables, showing world-class stars across the country. Read More
  • Brookhill's Fame Now Offered For Your Consideration

    The March 12 issue of Saddle Horse Report will feature its Spring Sales Spectacular. In addition to a special rate, one of several extras for placing horses for sale in that issue will be each horse will be featured on the home page of our website like this. This big, handsome, bay gelding has been a proven champion in the Amateur Ladies Three-Gaited, Adult Park and Show Pleasure divisions. If you're looking for a safe, competitive pleasure mount, he is the one. Direct inquires to Mark Utoft. Read More
  • CH Wicked In A Winning Way Now Being Offered For Your Consideration

    The March 12 issue of Saddle Horse Report will feature its Spring Sales Spectacular. In addition to a special rate, one of several extras for placing horses for sale in that issue will be each horse will be featured on the home page of our website like this. A World's and Reserve World's Champion, he is enough horse for the amateur or ladies five-gaited division but would be a superstar in the 13 and under or five-gaited pleasure division. Direct inquires to Mark Utoft. Read More
  • AMHA Announces Board of Director Election Results

    The American Morgan Horse Association, Inc., held its annual meeting of members on February 16, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky.  Read More
  • 2018 AMHA/WMF Stallion Service Auction Results

    Nearly $75,000 was raised at the 2018 AMHA/WMF Stallion Service Auction. The net income following expenses from this auction go to Morgan breed promotion and will be distributed to the World Morgan Futurity, AMHA regional shows, the AMHA Show Grant Program, and AMHA's Marketing and Promotion. Read More
  • Heritage Stables Open House

    Bryan and Katy Earehart announce their first Open House, Saturday February 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Heritage Stables, 6209 Bethel Church Rd, Gibsonville, North Carolina. Light breakfast items will be available while enjoying Hackney Pony demonstrations and sharing a common love for the Hackney. Read More
  • ASB Museum accepting applications

    The American Saddlebred Museum is seeking a skilled development and marketing professional to assist in fundraising, donor relationships, and execution of marketing and communication strategies for the Museum, located in Lexington, Kentucky at the Kentucky Horse Park.  Read More
  • Latest Issue Feb-19-18

    Read More
  • UPHA Chapter 14 Scholarship Applications Available

    Chapter 14 of the United Professional Horsemen’s Association offers educational scholarships annually with up to $7,500 awarded. These scholarships are open to applicants who are high school seniors or college freshmen. Applicants must be UPHA Chapter 14 Junior or Associate members or the child of an Active UPHA Chapter 14 member. Read More
  • Jubilee Regional Morgan Horse Show Holding Online Fundraiser

    With the commitment to a Bigger and Better Jubilee in 2019, the show committee is not letting time get away. “We have been meeting every week via conference call and have been working on the financial side of the show in the past month, said Jubilee treasurer Kathy Beverage. Read More