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Updated North American Cleveland Bay Census


An updated version of the online census has just been posted.  (November 6, 2014)


Cleveland Bays Attend The Livestock Conservancy Annual Meeting

branding2 016Several CBHSNA members will be attending The Livestock Conservancy (TLC) Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas November 14-16th.   

The Livestock Conservancy’s mission is “Ensuring the future of agriculture through the genetic conservation and promotion of endangered breeds of livestock and poultry".   The Livestock Conservancy (formerly The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy) is America's leading nonprofit organization working to protect nearly 200 breeds of livestock and poultry from extinction and the CBHSNA has been a member for many years.  www.thelivestockconservancy.org 

In addition to attending the meeting and workshops, Society members will have a display booth in the exhibit hall and participate in the TLC poster contest.


High Score Breed Awards To Be Offered At US Dressage Finals

New for 2014! High score breed awards will be offered at the US Dressage Finals.
There will be four awards offered by each breed organization that has chosen to be represented. Only scores from the US Dressage Finals classes will be used for high score calculations and freestyle classes will not be included.
The awards that will be offered are:


CBHSNA Ambassador Award


Purpose: To promote public awareness of Cleveland Bays by encouraging owners to exhibit their horses in public venues.Spin and her AA

Cleveland Bay Ambassador Award Program Procedure

1. Recipients need not be CBHSNA members to receive an Ambassador Award

2. Unregistered horses are eligible to win a Cleveland Bay Ambassador Award one time unless that horse changes owners (we can help & steer towards registration and foster good sportsmanship).
(updated 9-4-14)


Updated (v2) 2014 SPARKS datasheets


are available for purebred Cleveland Bay mare owners.
Thank you to Dr. Andy Dell and to all those that provided information for the 2014 SPARKS Data Sheets.



Cleveland Bays Featured in USDF Annual Yearbook


SPinnakerThe United States Dressage Federation Annual Yearbook (March 2014) features USDF 2013 performance and In Hand winners.    Under All Breeds winners page 163, the Cleveland Bay Horse Society of North America winners Linda Birchall with American Jazz (OR) and Jacqueline Carpenter (WA) riding Michael and Carol Wall's (WA) Twinoaks Spinnaker are listed. Also included is a photo of Twinoaks Spinnaker.   To learn more about the CBHSNA All Breeds awards program go to http://www.clevelandbay.org/performance-awards.html.

2013 Performance Award Results

IdleHour Safari Eventing reserve champion
Photo courtesy of Martha Klasing

Congratulations to all of our 2013 CBHSNA Performance Award recipients.  Many thanks to all our sponsors, supporters and participants.

The 2014 show year has already begun.  Time to enroll and best of luck to all in 2014.