Skip to content

Spring Warm-Up Show Announces Judge, Classes for 2013



The fifth annual IASHA Spring Warm-Up, sponsored by UPHA Chapter 11 and the Indiana American Saddlebred Horse Association, will be ready to roll March 15-17 at C Bar C Expo Center in Cloverdale, Indiana. Randy Cates, Edmund, OK, will judge all divisions.

One of the fastest growing shows in the Midwest, the Spring Warm-Up is an ideal spot for exhibitors to debut new teams, as well as “test drive” seasoned veterans. The exhibitor friendly schedule begins with a Friday evening session at 7pm, March 15, concluding Sunday afternoon, March 17. The nearby Holiday Inn Express in Cloverdale and the Inn At DePauw (Walden Inn) in Greencastle will be horse show headquarter hotels offering special rates for exhibitorsImprovements to the C Bar C Expo were a big hit with exhibitors and trainers in 2012. Located only 25 minutes west of Indianapolis, this outstanding, heated, indoor show facility features 500 stalls, a 120 x 240 show arena, adjacent 120 x 200  make-up ring, excellent footing, ringside tables, concessions and vendor space all under one, enclosed roof.

The Spring Warm-Up offers complete divisions for Saddlebreds, Morgans, roadsters, open pleasure, Hackney ponies and equitation, plus over 40 academy classes for beginning through advanced riders in saddle seat, hunt seat and western. The NHS and UPHA Challenge Cup classes will be back, as will the Saddle & Bridle Shatner, Pleasure Medallion and Hunter Classic qualifiers. Spring Warm-Up will participate in the Hackney Adult Amateur Driving Challenge for 2013. The Spring Warm-Up is an Equine Services Roadster Cup series event, as well as Tri-State, Mid-America, IASPHA, OASPHA, IHPBEA and IASHA recognized.

Exhibitors will enjoy the Spring Warm-Up’s Hoosier hospitality, highlighted by the gala St. Patrick’s Day Exhibitor Party following Saturday evening’s show. The UPHA Chapter 11 Academy Club will once again host its popular special receptions for riders, instructors and parents after the academy sessions on Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning.

Prize lists will be mailed in January. Information, including prize list, schedule and entry forms, will be available on the web at www.indianasaddlebred.com by the middle of January.

Entries close March 1 with post entries accepted. However, management encourages exhibitors to reserve stalls and ringside tables early – tables sold out in 2011 and 2012. For more information, please contact chairperson Linda Beltz (317) 844-9702 (nierliho@aol.com), or manager Claire Panke (317) 331-5451 (clairepanke@yahoo.com) or academy chairperson Caroline Boyer (317) 758-5196 (carolineboyer3@gmail.com). 

More Stories

  • David Rand Clinic To Be Held In Florida

    A weekend with David Rand is going to be held on February 15 and 16 at West Coast Morgans in Odessa, Florida (25 minutes from the Tampa Airport). Rand is the trainer of countless world champions and the winner of prestigious awards from UPHA, AMHA and other associations... Read More
  • World’s Championship Horse Show Judges Selected

    The Kentucky State Fair World’s Championship Horse Show would like to announce the judges for the 2020 show... Read More
  • Elisabeth Goth LLC Consigns Entries to Robertson Equine Sales

    On Saturday, March 28, as many as 75 horses from Elisabeth Goth LLC and/or Elisabeth Goth’s breeding program will be available to the public for the first time at public auction... Read More
  • Obituary – Virginia Ann Hanson

    Virginia Ann Hanson, of Cornwall, Ontario, Canada (formerly of Big Oak Morgan Horse Farm, Lunenburg, Ontario) passed away at age 91. She was born January 14, 1929 in Newton, Massachusetts... Read More
  • Latest Issue 1 20 20

    Read More
  • What Matters? History Matters.

    As we come together next week in Lexington, KY for the UPHA annual convention, it’s interesting to note that the official registration and schedule notes that the UPHA is “joined by the American Hackney Horse Society, the American Morgan Horse Society, the American Road Horse and Pony Association, the American Saddlebred Horse Association, the American Saddlebred Museum, and the American Saddlebred Registry.”  Read More
  • Morgan Stallion Sweeps Set to Draw February 15th | Get Your Tickets Today

    The Morgan Stallion Sweeps, a raffle program featuring services to 15 of the top Morgan Stallions, today announced that tickets will be available at the upcoming UPHA National Conference and the New England Winter Weekend, and will continue to be available online at morganstallionsweeps.com... Read More
  • Complete Dispersal of Dr. Raun's Operations to be Held March 7 at Reedannland, Norwalk, Iowa

    Robertson Equine Sales LLC has been selected to manage the complete dispersal of Dr. Alan Raun’s legendary Reedannland breeding and training operations. Featuring 50-plus American Saddlebred horses of exceptionally choice breeding, all tack, and all equipment and trailers, the consignments are placed by The Estate or Trust of Dr. Alan R. Raun. Read More
  • Saddle Horse Report's 31st Annual World's Champion Sire Rating

    It’s that time of year when the most devoted to our sport, the breeders, pour over the statistics as they make their bloodline matches for the upcoming breeding season. The biggest hope is to find the right cross to produce a foal that will go on to win our most coveted prize: a Louisville blue ribbon. Read More
  • Gayle Lampe to Host Saddle Seat Riding Clinic

    Gayle Lampe is conducting a saddle seat riding clinic at William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri March 1-5, 2020. Riders are welcome to come for as many days as they wish; however, it is recommended to stay for at least three days... Read More