The Cleveland Bay in Publication
If you have an article that appeared in a publication and you would like it to be posted here or you would like to submit an article for publication, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with 'Publication' in the subject line. Please include any pictures.
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).
The 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.
Considering the amount of 'ink' devoted to grading register discussion and the calls for a breed conference in the world of Cleveland Bays, I was pleased to find this recent article taken from The Thoroughbred Pedigree, Genetics and Performance Conference co-sponsored by The Blood-Horse in Lexington, Kentucky.
From the Equine Journal - November 2009
I have often asked myself "why is the Cleveland Bay horse one of the rarest horses in the world with the dubious honor of being on the American Livestock Breed Conservancy's "Critical" list?"
From the Equine Journal - October 2009
This is an unedited version of the EJ article which was edited due to space allowed
In July, I was fortunate to join a large group from my barn on a camping trip to Acadia National Park in Maine. For those unfamiliar with the park, there are forty-five miles of rustic carriage roads.
From the Equine Journal - August 2009
The Upperville Colt and Horse Show in Virginia was the place to be for Cleveland Bay owners from the mid-Atlantic in early June. Over 20 horses competed in hand and under saddle. As rare as the Cleveland Bay horse is, they competed at Upperville when it first was held in 1853. The founder of Upperville,Colonel Richard Henry Dulany imported the champion Cleveland Bay stallion Scrivington from England in the 1850's and started breeding quality horses. Upperville was just the perfect show venue for Colonel Dulany over 150 years ago and was again a great place to show the versatility and presence of the Cleveland Bay. Below are results. Congratulations to all those that attended.
From the Equine Journal - June 2009
I came in from the barn one day a few weeks ago, turned on the TV and there was the Oprah show touring Windsor Castle in England.They were giving us a glimpse into the life of HRH Queen Elizabeth II. I immediately thought, will they talk about her horses? Indeed they did do a tour of the barn and there I saw the handsome, unmistakable Cleveland Bay horse.
From the Equine Journal - September 2008
One of the most prestigious venues where Cleveland Bays may be found each June is the Upperville Colt and Horse Show. Despite the scorch of an uncharacteristic late spring heatwave, an enthusiastic group of 13 purebred and 17 partbred Cleveland Bays and their exhibitors graced the ring under the legendary oaks of Upperville. This attendance is especially significant because it means nearly 10 percent of the purebred Cleveland Bays currently living in North America participated. This is by far the largest group of Cleveland Bays to gather in one competition!
From the Equine Journal - April 2008
Capturing the moment in photography
Foaling season is upon us, as we welcome beautiful bay foals into the world. The Cleveland Bay stallions are animated and the mares glowing as the breeding months go on. Competitions have started and the beautifully groomed Cleveland Bay athletes are ready to show their stuff. and we have our cameras in hand waiting to capture the action. Photos are used for memories, promotion and sales. As a horse owner you know the value of using good photos to promote your farm and horses. It is indeed true that a picture can tell a thousand words, and you want those to be great words! Here are some tips I have picked up over the years while becoming a better equine photographer.