Saddle Log Program

KApOA Saddle Log Program

The Saddle Log Program was formed in the interest of the West KY ApHC as the majority of their members trail ride. The KApOA Saddle Log Program awards Appaloosa owners who ride their KY-Bred Appaloosas on trails at State Parks or recognized trails. 


                            2016 KApOA Judged Trail Rides 

                       The KApOA judged trail ride dates are below.  
        It is mandatory for all horses competing in the saddle log program to ride at 
        one of the following rides in order to be eligible for incentive money.

May 6, 7, 8, 2016   Western Ky ApHC
       Wrangler Horse Camp, Land Between the Lakes in Kentucky.
     Phone 270-924-2211    
    Make reservations directly with Wrangler Horse Camp.  
    Ask to be located with the Western Kentucky Appaloosa Club

May 14,  2016  KAPOA
            Paul Yost Jeff. Mem. Forest Ride
                 Contact – Mark McCaulley  Phone  502-964-5837

June 9, 10, 11, 12, 2016       
         10th Annual Spotacular Trail Ride
    Ride Location: Hayes Canyon Campground, Eddyville, IL
    Ride Date: June 9th thru June 11th 
    Contact: Linda Daughenbaugh
    Phone: 618-731-2636

July 2, 2016               
          KApOA Taylorsville Lake Independence  Ride
           Contact – Mark McCaulley  Phone  502-964-5837

August 13, 2016               
        KApOA Green River  Ride
         Contact – Mark McCaulley  Phone  502-964-5837

September 9, 10, 11, 2016  Western Ky ApHC
        Wrangler Horse Camp, Land Between the Lakes in Kentucky. 
        Phone 270-924-2211   
       website:  Make reservations directly with Wrangler Horse Camp.  Ask to be         located with the Western Kentucky Appaloosa Club

September 17,  2016               
         KApOA LBL Wranglers Ride
        Contact – Mark McCaulley  Phone  502-964-5837
October 2-8, 2016. .Sheltowee Trail Ride,
         Red Hill Horse Camp. Livingston, KY
    Phone Roland Haun—270-862-9357      
October 9-15, 2016. Mammoth Cave Horse Ride—
         This ride has a limit. Call early for reservations.
        Contact person is Kevin Davis.  Phone is 1-888-682-3958
October 17-23, 2016  
        Buffalo River Trail Ride—
              Waynesboro, TN.
             Contact Tim or Tracy Astor at 1-931-722-9170   

November 4  & 5th  2016       Bluegrass ApHC
           Mammoth Cave Ride Mammoth Cave Horse Camp
            Contact Annette Whittle
            Phone 859-619-0998

November 12, 2016               KApOA 
      Paul Yost Jeff. Mem. Forest Ride
           Louisville KY
          Contact – Mark McCaulley  Phone  502-964-5837

November 25, 2016   BGSApHC Black Friday Ride
          Maple Springs Mammoth Cave National Park
         Contact Annette Whittle – 859-619-0998

Updated 4/8/16

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To be involved and qualify for awards in the KApOA Saddle log program, your horse must be certified KY-Bred and you must pay a one time nomination fee of $10 for that year. You cannot begin counting hours until your horse has been certified and nominated

Nomination form
Saddle Log Form
As in the regional and open show programs offered by KApOA, there is an Open (divided into Jr. and Sr. Horses)and Youth Division.
 Open Division
 Junior Horse (7-years-old or under)
Senior Horse (8-years-old or over)
Youth Division
Rider 18 & under
In order to be eligible for awards in the Saddle Log Program, you must keep a log of the hours you spend trail riding. This saddle log report can be downloaded here, or found under the
Downloadable Forms
Hours spent trail riding can be counted from January 1 until December 31.
        Saddle Log hours must be postmarked or turned in to the saddle log point keeper no later than January 15th of the award year.
Parks in Kentucky with Horse Trails
 At the end of the year, the awards will be based on the number of hours logged in the saddle. In the event of a tie, the person with the most hours logged while riding in KY will be the winner. 
 For more information, you can view the official  
Saddle Log Rules  or view on the downloadable forms page. 

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Any attempt in connection with the Kentucky Horse Breeders' Incentive Fund to provide false or misleading information to the Kentucky Appaloosa Owners Association or government officials, or to otherwise engage in fraudulent activity, shall result in appropriate disciplinary action be the KApOA and the application of all civil and criminal penalties that may apply.