News & Announcements 

Bluegrass State Appaloosa Horse Club

Updated: 02/2018

Check here often for updated news &  announcements for club members!

2018 Annual Meeting - Saturday, March 17, 2018
1:00 p.m. Central

2017 Club Trail Ride Dates: 

  • May 20, 2017 - (Saturday) Green River State Park. Meet at parking area and ride out at 9:30 a.m. Central.
  • Nov. 3-6, 2017 (3-day ride) Zenith Campground, Big South Fork (TN) *ApHC regional club trail ride (pending approval)
  • Nov. 24, 2017 (Friday) Black Friday Ride, Mammoth Cave National Park. Ride out at 9:30 am Central. 
Stay tuned to the website and Facebook page for more details! 

2017 Annual Meeting Minutes & Awards Banquet Held

Our 2017 annual meeting and awards banquet was held on March 31st. You can view the full meeting minutes here, as well as the list of year end award winners. Each winner received an award table. 

2016 Annual Meeting Minutes and Awards Banquet Held
The club's annual meeting was held on March 25, 2016. View the meeting minutes here. Year end awards for the 2015 programs were also announced. Congratulations to all of the winners. View the full awards list here.

2014 Year End Awards Announced
The 2014 year end awards were announced at our annual meeting. Congratulations to the following individuals who earned high point awards:

Open Show Division

Overall High Point Youth  - Open Show Division – Jeremiah McKinney

Reserve High Point Youth – Open Show Division – Erika Tolliver
High Point Halter Horse – Brightstar Eureka
High Point Performance Horse – Stars Gypsy Rose
High Point Contest Horse – Good Effort
Overall High Point Open Horse – Brightstar Eureka
Reserve High Point Open Horse – Eyes Lookin for Gold


Regional Show Division:

High Point Youth 18& Under – Elizabeth Gray
Reserve High Point Youth – Erika Tolliver
High Point Walk Trot – Lane McKinney
High Point Lead Line – Tucker McKinney
High Point Non Pro – Annette Whittle
Reserve High Point Non Pro – Josh McKinney
High Point Halter Horse: Brightstar Eureka
High Point Western Performance Horse – Stars Gypsy Rose
High Point English Performance Horse – Stars Gypsy Rose
High Point Contest Horse – Good Effort
Overall High Point Horse – Regional Division – Brightstar Eureka
Reserve Overall High Point Horse – Regional Division – Eyes Lookin for Gold

2014 Nan Tippin Classic Cancelled; Heart of the Bluegrass
Open Show Held Sept. 6
Due to a lack of stall reservations and commitments within the weeks prior to the scheduled show, the ApHC-approved Nan Tippin Classic was cancelled for 2014. The club did hold an open all breed horse show, along with the KApOA futurity classes at Lakeside Arena on September 6, 2014. The results can be found at the links below.
BGSApHC wins 2013 ApHC Exemplary Regional Club
Territory V Division, Finalist for National Award
The club submitted a scrapbook complete with photos and written documentation of the 2013 club events and activities to the Appaloosa Horse Club for consideration for the 2013 Exemplary Regional Club award. We are honored to announce that our club's involvement and promotion of the breed earned recognition as the Territory V Exemplary Regional Club Award! The Arizona Appaloosa Association won the overall ApHC 2013 Exemplary Regional Club Award. Read more about the finalists here.   
Fall 2013 Trail Ride - Green River State Park, October 19th, 11:00 am EDT. 
 There will be a meal at approximately 3:00pm, and the club will furnish hamburgers and hotdogs. If you plan to ride, please bring items to complement the meal. 
2013 Trail Ride Dates  
    • May 31- June 2nd: Spotted @ the Cave Ride, Mammoth Cave ride, Sponsored by BGSApHC
    • June 6-9:  - Spotacular Ride, Hayes Canyon Campground Eddyville, Ill. Sponsored by Western Ky Club and Illinois ApHC.
    • July 6, 2013 - KApOA Ride, Taylorsville Lake, 11am EST
    • August 10: KApOA  Ride, Green River State Park  11AM EST.
    • September 29-Oct 5th: Sheltowee Ride, Zenith Stables and Campground,  929 Cole Place Rd. Allardt, Tenn. 38504
    • October 19, 2013 - Bluegrass ApHC/KApOA Ride. Green River State Park. 11am EST. 




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