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Youths encouraged to sign up for American Saddlebred Mania

Lexington, Kentucky ­– The American Saddlebred Horse Association is encouraging its youth members to participate in the American Saddlebred Mania fundraising project at the Annual ASHA Auction.

Similar to Lexington's Horse Mania, youth members of clubs are invited to order a small, white, plastic horse for $5.  Then each participant will decorate and send their horse back to the Association and it will be sold during the Annual ASHA Auction at the World’s Championship Horse Show Wednesday, August 24 and Thursday, August 25.


Prizes will also be awarded to the best individual and best youth club for the most creative entry.


Proceeds from the Annual ASHA Auction will go to ASHA youth programs including scholarships.


To order a horse and participate, download and mail the certificate in along with a $5 payment to ASHA.  Certificates can be found by clicking here, or going to  Participants are responsible for either taking their horse to the auction in Louisville themselves or shipping it to the ASHA offices. Quantities are limited.

or more information on American Saddlebred Mania or the Annual ASHA Auction, please contact Matthew Williams, ASHA development manager, by calling (859) 259-2742, ext. 348, or e-mail

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