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UPHA National Convention Auction Items

The UPHA is pleased to announce that they are expecting a record turnout at the UPHA Convention, to be held at the famous Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, January 3-5. 

Please plan to attend as it's not too late to register!

Hotel accommodations as well as Convention Registration may be accessed on the UPHA website at They are almost in a sold out situation for all evening meals so please make your reservations no later than December 28, 2012.

They have a fantastic line up of Silent as well as Live Auction items. There will be over 70 items offered in the Silent Auction, highlighted by rides on these unbelievable World Champions:

Five Gaited Horse - Break On Through

Donated by: Laura Dozer Elliott

Three Gaited Horse - Mr. Center Stage

Donated by: Mary Gaylord McClean

Fine Harness Horse - Wild Carrissima

Donated by: Dr. Robert Pugh

Five Gaited Pleasure Horse- CH Callaway's Kit Carson

Donated by: Susan Shepherd

Three Gaited Pleasure Horse - CH French Silk Stockings

Donated by: Bill and Debbie Tomin

Country Pleasure Horse- CH League of Nations

Donated by: Rhiannon White & Stacey Himmelstein White

Hackney Pony- CH Heartland Fortune Maker

Donated by: Faydelle Schott

Morgan Horse- Cedar Creek Flambeau

Donated by: Inspiration Ventures

The Live Auction is to be held during the Saturday Evening Awards Gala and the offerings are as follows:

Formal or Informal Riding Suit, Donated by Becker Brothers, LLC

Stallion Service to CH Dun Haven Phenomenal, World and National Champion Harness Pony, Donated by Carl and Kathryn Nichols

Stallion Service to (SA) Tomcat, two time South African Champion,Tomcat comes from the family that brought Tango's Wee Pee to the United States. He is one of the best bred South African Stallions ever to be imported to the US, Donated by Pieter Hugo & Lauren Smith.

Stallion Service to Merriehill Home Stretch,Three times World Grand Champion in the Park as well as Park Harness division, this stallion is known to be one of the greatest trotting horses of the young generation of Morgans, Donated by Dantree Farm

Stallion Service to WC Sir William Robert, Sired by WGC Santanas's Charm and out of Rebel Empress. Sir William Robert is the the sire of the following 2012 World Champion of Champions: CH With Style and Grace, HS Decorum, The Mighty Mouse and CH Let's Talk as well as World Champion HS Baby Steps. In 2011 Sir William Robert was named Saddle and Bridle's # 1 Overall Performance Sire as well as the # 2 sire of World Champions in 2011 and 2012, Donated by C.Thomas Galbreath

Freedman 22" World Cup Super Grip Saddle which includes the UPHA logo marked on both skirts, making it truly one-of-a-kind, Donated by Freedman

Travel and Tour Package, accommodations include a 2 Night Stay for two at the Marriott Residence Inn in Beautiful Tampa Bay Florida, Airfare, Transportation, Meals and a Personal Tour of the Rosburg Farm & Rescue Facilities, Donated by Helen Rosburg

1 Full RaDon Tack Room, Donated by Dana Sibbet/Radon, Inc.

56th Annual Fed Ex St. Jude Classic, 2 daily credentials June 8 - 9, 2013 in Memphis, Tennessee. Credentials give access to the St. Jude Marquee, the premiere elevated suite at the tournament which overlooks the 18th green at the TPC Southwind. The air conditioned Suite features a hot breakfast with an omelet station, executive lunch buffet, afternoon appetizers, a full bar and a stocked ice cream cooler, Donated by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

2013 WCHS 2 Lower Level Seats and 1 room at the Crowne Plaza for the entire week, Donated by the World Championship Horse Show

Mountain Get-a-Way, One Week stay at a 5 bedroom/5 bath home in Whitefish, Montana, Donated by Shari Rainwater

Phone bids are encouraged on all Live Auction items  and may be made by calling the UPHA Office at 859-231-5070 or Bret Day at 859-351-1784.

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