SADDLEBRED WEEK

Sept. 29-Oct. 2, 2021

For exhibitors attending the St. Louis National Charity Horse Show, Saddlebred Week is filled with numerous exciting and prestigious events. St. Louis typically hosts five National Championship Events for American Saddlebred Pleasure Horses thanks to Saddle & Bridle magazine, and the beautiful Shatner Country Western Pleasure Championships culminating the week on Saturday night. For equitation enthusiasts, we are pleased to host the Saddle & Bridle Pleasure Medallion Finals and MHSA Junior Saddle Seat Equitation Medallion.

After being created by generations of selective breeding in the United States, the American Saddlebred has come to be known as “the horse America made.” These horses are known for their beauty, talent, spirit and versatility. Spectators will see horses ridden in Saddleseat, Huntseat and Western disciplines, and horses and Hackney ponies pulling carts and buggies. Horses will demonstrate varying gaits from big, strong trots to slow steady jogs. Others will showcase the smooth slow-gait and exhilarating rack. Horses and ponies are judged on manners, performance, conformation and quality, depending on each class. Saddle seat equitation, however, is judged on the rider’s abilities and presence. It is an open division.

Peter Fenton, Show Manager

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Judges

Three-judge panel:
Fran Crumpler, Simpsonville, KY
Tara Wentz Goosley, Orefield, PA
Renee Lavery, Shelbyville, KY

Western Pleasure Saddlebred competitor atop horse
Woman in carriage being pulled by trotting horse
2021 Information

Saddlebred Prize List 2021

Saddlebred Schedule

Saddlebred Entry Form

Online Entries

Saddlebred Prize List 2020

Every exhibitor and all attendees must sign & submit the USEF waiver below via online entry or email to horseshowentries18@gmail.com.
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Stabling:

Barns 1-3

Barns 4-5

Barn 7

Barns 6-9

 

Host Hotels

Other area hotels:

  • America’s Best Value Inn – Lake St. Louis, MO
  • Comfort Inn & Suites – O’Fallon, MO
  • Economy Inn – Wentzville, MO
  • Fairfield Inn and Suites – Wentzville, MO
  • Hampton Inn – Wentzville, MO

 

 

Female saddlebred competitor