Illinois American Saddlebred Pleasure Horse Association was founded by a group
of pleasure horse enthusiasts in 1971 to promote the use of the American
Saddlebred as a pleasure horse. Our horse shows were some of the first in the
country to offer western pleasure, classic, hunt seat, show and country pleasure
divisions. We still offer a full compliment of pleasure horse classes for
the years IASPHA has adapted to the changing needs within our industry. Starting
in 1973 with one pleasure horse show, IASPHA now sponsors 3 shows offering
classes in all performance divisions. We also have a large number of affiliated shows where members can earn points toward year end champion and reserve
champion High Point Awards. We invite you to join our family fun atmosphere
where we focus on the enjoyment of the American Saddlebred.
has been very successful in realizing its goals over the past 40 years. We are
currently one of the largest American Saddlebred Association charter clubs in
the nation with an active and involved membership.
also created and sponsors the National Pleasure Equitation Olympics, a
prestigious leg in the Pleasure Equitation triple crown. We are excited to join
forces with the All American Horse Classic in 2015, the host for this exciting