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April 25, 2018
The American Saddlebred Museum is pleased to announce the Keith Bartz Impact Scholarship Award. This year, the award is $1,500 and will be given to an individual dedicated to raising awareness of the American Saddlebred and improving the community. The scholarship will be awarded at the annual UPHA National Conference. 
Keith Bartz was an individual who focused his time, talent, and resources on building the American Saddlebred Museum (ASM) and celebration of the American Saddlebred horse (ASB). His commitment to excellence and hard work helped build the ASM we know today. This scholarship celebrates his life by awarding $1,500 to an individual that exemplifies the same character and achievements. The Keith Bartz Impact Scholarship Award will be awarded to the individual that has demonstrated a commitment to the ASB and to excellence in their community. 
Scholarship criteria and application information are listed below.  
  • Applicants must be twenty-one years of age or under. High school seniors, individuals enrolled in a two-year or four-year program at any college, trade school, or university are eligible to apply.  
  • Show substantial involvement with American Saddlebred horses and its promotion in the community. 
  • May be self-nominated or nominated by another individual who can attest to the character and accomplishments of the nominee. 
  • Provide an essay, no more than two pages, speaking to the nominee’s impact at school, home, barn and the community.  
  • Include full contact information and email to [email protected] by December 1, annually, to be reviewed by the scholarship committee. 
Please contact Jennifer Foster at 859 259 2746 or [email protected]
April 14, 2018
Congratulations to Kathy Snyder of Ventura Farm for winning our 2018 Victory Pass Raffle!
She'll enjoy a week at this year's World's Championship Horse Show in Louisville, KY! Including:
  • A week’s stay at the Crowne Plaza Hotel
  • $500 Food Voucher for the Crown Plaza Restaurant
  • 4 Lower Level Box Seats for every performance
  • A VIP Parking Pass for the week
Special thanks to Susan Olcott.
Thank you to everyone that purchased a raffle ticket! The money raised goes to support your museum.
April 11, 2018

Are you coming to the Kentucky Spring Premier Horse Show?

Join us for cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and a first look at the Museum's renovation plans!

  • Saturday, April 14th
  • Beginning at 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • On the concourse over the in/out gate
  • Between sections 112 and 113
  • Alltech Arena
January 29, 2018
Marketing and Development Position
The American Saddlebred Museum is seeking a skilled development and marketing professional to assist in fundraising, donor relationships, and execution of marketing and communication strategies for the Museum, located in Lexington, Kentucky at the Kentucky Horse Park.
Specifically in this role, you will:
  • Manage and create written content for external distribution – newsletter, press releases, brochure, etc.
  • Coordinate, create and publish material for social media and the Museum’s website.
  • Oversee graphic design concept and execution in print – knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop beneficial.
  • Support the management of key events, including organizational events, exhibit opening events, and fundraisers for the Museum.
  • Plan and execute strategic fundraising for the Museum’s operations and special projects – assist with annual campaign.
  • Assist in development of and coordinate a volunteer program.
  • Attend all Museum events.
Educational/Skills/Minimum Experience Requirements:
  • B.A. in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or related field, preferred.
  • A minimum of two years of relevant work experience – marketing and development.
  • Nonprofit experience is required.
  • Proven ability to fundraise.
  • Candidates with equine industry experience will be given preference.
  • Exceptional organization skills; ability to multi-task.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work in both a team environment and independently as needed.
  • Exceptional computer skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Flexibility to travel on occasion. 
  • This position requires a true commitment to the mission and vision of the Museum.
  • Salary Range: $38,000-$42,000 - commensurate with experience.
  • Health insurance benefits program including dental and HSA.
  • Employer 3% match retirement plan.
This position reports to the Executive Director
Applicants may send their resume to Jennifer Foster at [email protected]


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