Formed in 1985, the American Saddlebred Association of Great Britain (ASAoGB) was the first organisation for the breed in the whole of Europe, fourth worldwide.
· Approved DEFRA Passport Issuing Organisation (February 2003) for American Saddlebred horses – the only PIO dedicated solely to the American Saddlebred.
· Maintains Stud Book for pure breds (two divisions) and part breds (two divisions) and National Show Horse Stud Book of GB
· Founded the British National Championships (1997)
· Established the American Classic Horse Show (with Zara Training Centre) – the only show in UK catering SOLELY for all US breeds/styles ; sponsors classes for Saddlebreds and National Show Horses at major society shows.
· ASHA (Kentucky) Charter Club and administrator for American State Pleasure Awards in Britain; founder president is the International delegate to the ASHA Charter Club Council
· Operates award systems for all Sports Saddlebreds and internal award system for all registered horses based on High Points covering all disciplines
· Provides the only Five-Gaited Saddlebred Display Team in the world
· Undertakes illustrated talks to Riding Clubs and Colleges etc
· Is a member of the British Horse Society’s Horse & Pony Breeds Committee