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May 28, 2019
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The American Saddlebred Museum asks you to make plans to attend Summer at Spindletop. This fundraiser, which is the Museum’s annual fundraiser during the Lexington Junior League Horse Show, takes place Saturday, July 13, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Historic Spindletop Hall will provide the backdrop for a fun garden party inspired event. The event includes a brunch and an exclusive fashion experience.
 
Summer at Spindletop includes a fashion show, featuring models from the Saddlebred industry, with fashion provided by Glasscock Women's Apparel and Crittenden Rawlings. Makeup and skin care will be provided by Jeffrey Fetzer, jewelry by Barry Brinker, and hats by Jordan Skeen. Glasscock’s is featuring the designs of Lucian Matis, a Toronto based women’s wear designer. His label features elegant day wear and evening wear, featured in national and international publications including FASHION and WWD. This event is an exclusive opportunity to preview his designs in Kentucky.
 
Each designer will have a pop-up shop during the event with items exclusive to the event. Attendees will have the opportunity to shop with designers. A portion of the day’s sales will benefit the American Saddlebred Museum.
 
Tickets are available online: $125 (member price); $150 (non-member price). Sponsor tables of 10 are available for $2000 and includes priority reserved seating, two complimentary bottles of champagne, and a special gift. 
February 17, 2019
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The American Saddlebred Museum was recently featured on Celebrate Kentucky, a segment produced by Go Media Kentucky for Spectrum News 1. Watch the episode below!
 
 
 
January 03, 2019
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LEXINGTON, KY — December 19, 2018 — The American Saddlebred Museum is pleased to announce Jordan Bartosiak of Brookfield, WI is recipient of the first Keith Bartz Impact Scholarship Award. The scholarship committee chose Bartosiak from an outstanding group of nominees. The scholarship celebrates the life of Keith Bartz who focused his time, talent, and resources on building the American Saddlebred Museum and the celebration of the American Saddlebred horse. The recipient is an individual who exemplifies the same character and enthusiasm for our breed.
 
 
Bartosiak has been involved with the American Saddlebred for over ten years. Her home barn is Knollwood Farm in Hartland, Wisconsin. An accomplished equestrian at the Academy level, last year she began showing at the A level. In addition, she teaches riding lessons and works at summer camps for beginner and advanced riders. She routinely volunteers at riding events which support local charities including the Humane Society and other community educational outreach. She was an active participant in the Knollwood Knockouts, a youth group where she served as vice president and president. During that time, she organized many community events including coat drives, honor flights for veterans, and supported victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico as well as Saddlebred rescue efforts.
 
In school, Bartosiak is an important part of the Key Club, and is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, and Student Council. She was a charter member of the SEED Club, which encourages students to be environmentally aware and has increased recycling in her school. She played on the tennis team for four years and served as team captain as a senior.
 
Bartosiak is a senior at Brookfield East High School and is currently applying to colleges. She plans to study neurobiology in hopes of becoming a dentist. Her work with the American Saddlebred and the community in general shows her enthusiasm for the breed and for the wellbeing of the community as a whole.
December 30, 2018
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The American Saddlebred Museum gift shop was voted the store of the month for December 2018 by the Museum Store Association! Former recipients include the Shops of George Washington's Mount Vernon and the Phoenix Art Museum. Stay tuned, big things are coming in 2019!
 
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Shop the gift shop online at shop.asbmuseum.org and visit us in-person at the Museum.

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