About The American Saddlebred Horse Association Of Michigan
The name of this organization shall be:
AMERICAN SADDLEBRED HORSE ASSOCIATION OF MICHIGAN, INC.
The organization is incorporated under the laws of the State of Michigan as a non-profit corporation.
The purposes of the Association are to promote interest in the American Saddlebred Horse in the state of Michigan and elsewhere through education of the virtues of this breed of horse; to improve the quality of the breed; to support promotion of exhibitions and shows; to encourage and assist owners of the breed in the care and training thereof; to stimulate, promote and encourage the interest of young people in the breed; to cooperate with other organizations and individuals to promote and improve general equestrian activities; to disseminate relevant information; and to encourage the sociability, cooperation, enjoyment and good sportsmanship among members of the Association and others. Devoted to promoting amateur horsemanship and competition along with responsible breeding and training of the American Saddlebred.
ASHAM Charity Horse Show
Put on a multi-breed charity horse show. The horse show provides an avenue for amateur athletes to participate and compete. This promotes the growth of the horse industry in Michigan, as well as stimulating the travel and restaurant business in Michigan. Local charities benefit from the fund raising.
The American Saddlebred Horse Association of Michigan (ASHAM) published the Saddlebred magazine. Annual promotional magazine and directory is distributed to members, advertisers, and suppliers to the horse industry. This promotes our amateur athletes and their accomplishments. As well as spreading information and knowledge of the horse industry in Michigan.
Official Charter Club
ASHAM is an Official Charter Club of the American Saddlebred Horse Association
Year End Awards
Year end awards are presented ath the annual banquet. High point awards are given for amateur competition inboth show and academy levels. Points are accumulated from participate in Michigan horse shows with saddlebred classes. This stimulates competition throughout the state, promoting the Michigan horse industry.