The goal of the American Hackney Horse Society Limited Breeders Committee is "Always Raising the Bar." Planning is progressing rapidly for the 2020 Grand Event Weekend, to be held March 6-7, 2020. The key event for the weekend is the AHHS Limited Breeders Sweepstakes Stallion Auction and Dinner which will be held Saturday, March 7, at the Cardinal Club in Simpsonville, Kentucky.
The Grand Event Weekend kicks off on Friday evening at the Cardinal Club. The theme for the evening is Fun and More Fun. The evening starts with Thoroughbred owner and comedian, Mike Klein, who has owned Thoroughbreds for many years. Then, the evening heads into championship form with Tony and the Tan Lines, featuring Chad Graham (who has been known to exhibit a Hackney or Saddlebred a few times). Advance tickets will be available for $20 per person. This will include complimentary hors d’oeuvres.
Saturday activities start with Hackney demonstrations and activities at Shade Tree Saddlebreds, LLC, the day also will include tours of Bulleit Distillery, the AHHS annual membership meeting, and much more.
The host hotel will be the Ramada Inn-Shelbyville, 251 Breighton Circle, Shelbyville, KY 40065. (502) 257-8402. Rooms with two queen beds, or one king bed, are available the nights of Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7, 2020, at the group rate of $99 per night, plus tax. Obtain the group rate by calling the hotel directly and advising you are part of the AHHS Grand Event Weekend. A credit card will be required to hold the reservation.
-- via AHHS