Monthly Giving Challenge

ASHBA is Launching a Monthly Giving Campaign!

Learn more about this program and how your barn can win a WCHS Pizza Party!  

National Horseman photo by Morgan King


Black Horse with Blue Ribbon

2022 ASHBA Journal Available Now


Check out the digital edition of the Breeders' Bible, Journal of the American Saddlebred! 


Start Your Saddlebred Story Today!

Discover the Horse America Made

Proud. Beautiful. Versatile. Athletic.

From the elite competitor to the backyard companion the horse for you is the American Saddlebred. 

Discover your joy and start your Saddlebred Story today. 

Learn more about the magnificent American Saddlebred.

Find an American Saddlebred barn in your area.



Cheers to the American Saddlebred

Cheers to the American Saddlebred

ASHBA has partnered with Lujon Wine Cellars to create customized wine bottles for you! The absolute perfect gift or keepsake item to memorialize your favorite horses, riders and remarkable moments. The best part for ASHBA?

Your purchase through the Cheers to the Saddlebred program is a donation! So not only do you receive your beautiful bottles and delicious wine, but part of your purchase is tax-deductible.

Learn more about this fundraiser.

Order your custom bottle now!


Equitation Hall of Fame

Criteria for induction:

  1. Kentucky State Fair - Senior and Junior Championships
  2. Finals Winners and Reserves
    • USEF Medal Finals – Junior Exhibitor and Adult
    • NHS Good Hands Finals
    • UPHA Challenge Cup Finals – Junior, Senior and Adult
    • UPHA Pleasure Equitation Finals – Junior and Senior
    • Saddle and Bridle Pleasure Equitation Medallion Finals
    • Pleasure Equitation Olympics – Junior and Senior
    • ASHA National Pleasure Equitation Championship
  3. Triple Crown Winners
  4. Horse must have 15 points overall 

A Foundation Equitation Champion achieved its CH-EQ status prior to the implementation of the Saddlebred Record Equitation Champion program and Equitation Hall of Fame.  Thus, actual points totals for these horses may be incomplete (less than 15). Foundation inductees are in boldfaced type. 

CH-EQ Vanity's Sparkling Coin, rider Janice Christensen (1980, trainer Jane Bennett)
CH CH-EQ Glenview's Warlock, rider Jama Hedden (1982, trainer Lillian Shively)
CH-EQ Magic Marauder, rider Kate Harvey (1987, trainers Rob & Sarah Byers)
CH-EQ One Step Above, rider Catherine Schuessler (1988, trainer Lillian Shively)
CH-EQ Callaway's Will Gillen, rider Amanda Arrick (1994, trainer Lillian Shively)
CH CH-EQ CF First Light of Dawn, rider Sarah Thorsden (2001, trainers Scott & Carol Matton)
CH-EQ Amandari, rider Betty Cox (2003, trainer Lillian Shively) and rider Brittany McGinnis (2007, trainer Lillian Shively)
CH-EQ Kiss of the Zodiac, rider Faye Wuesthofen (2009, trainer Lillian Shively)