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Spring Sale Catalog Now Available!

The Spring Sale catalog is now available for viewing. Click here to download. See you...

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A Sad Farewell to Dean Woodward

Today, the American Haflinger lost one of its founding fathers with the passing of Dean Woodward. Dean was a pioneer of the breed. He imported several foundation stallions from Europe and bred quality horses that are represented in many breeding and show strings today. Dean was a major competitor in draft hitches and a leader of the registry helping to create many of the rules and regulations that we follow in governing the breed today. While Dean has not personally been active with Haflingers for a number of years, he was still influential through his son Mike Woodward, daughter Missy Shanahan, daughter Dee Woodward Wells, daughter in-law Jacque Woodward, son in-law Bob Shanahan and grand children JD and Ty Woodward, Jessica Shanahan Parrish, Katlyn Shanahan and Lesley Shanahan. On behalf of the Haflinger family, we send our deepest sympathies to the Woodward and Shanahan families during this time of sorrow and thank them for sharing Dean with all of us. Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers tonight. In Irish fashion, let us remember and celebrate the life of Dean Woodward and raise our glasses in a toast to Dean. May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon...

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2016 AHR National Sport Show

The National Show Committee is excited to announce the relocation of the 2016 American Haflinger Registry National Sport Show! The 2016 event will take place at the prestigious Eden Park Equestrian Facility in Sunbury, Ohio from August 18-21st. More details will be posted soon on the National Show Page!

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Judges Announced for the 2016 Inspection and Classification

The following judges have been selected for the 2016 Inspection and Classification: NICOLE CABLE MIKE KEATLEY JOHN DUNKEL DAVE AYERS One will be chosen as an alternate to cover where conflict of interest occurs. Now it’s time to get your horses enrolled! To take advantage of the lower entry fee, application deadline is May 15, 2016. Join us Thursday, July 28th at the Central Ohio Haflinger Show, located at the Ashland County Fairgrounds in Ashland, Ohio. Full details and...

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Congrats to the 2015 Points and Awards winners!

Congratulations to all of our Points and Awards winners for 2015. From show ring accomplishments to hours logged in the saddle or on the box, we celebrate all of your Haflingers’ successes….

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Reminder: Spring Sale Consignments Close March 31st!

Don’t forget – consignments are now open for the Spring Sale! Catalog closes MARCH 31st, so if you’re planning to sell a horse, don’t wait! Uncatalogued horses accepted after March 31st at double the consignment fee. More details on the sale page….

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Site and Date Confirmed for 2016 Inspection and Classification

The site and date for 2016 have been confirmed! Join us Thursday, July 28th at the Central Ohio Haflinger Show, located at the Ashland County Fairgrounds in Ashland, Ohio. Full details and the application have been posted on the Inspection and Classification page. Your site coordinator for 2016 is Bill Hendershot; he can be reached at 607-504-5076 or with any questions. Judges should be announced by April 1, 2016. Application deadline is May 15, 2016.

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2016 Stallion Showcase & Service Auction

Now held in conjunction with the AHR SPRING SALE May 20th and 21st, 2016!

Better than ever! Featuring an online stallion showcase, internet bidding, additional year-long advertising for stallions, meet & greet event with stallions and their owners, and more!

With so many new promotional opportunities, you sure won’t want to miss signing your stallion up early! Read all the details at

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