EVENTS

 SBHA ANNUAL MEETING

October 21, 22, 23, and 24th, 2021

NAN RANCH, FAYWOOD, NM

 Previous NAN Ranch Meetings

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SBHA is excited to announce that we will again be holding this year's annual meeting at the beautiful NAN Ranch in Faywood, New Mexico. We missed seeing you last year, and are looking forward to meeting new friends and seeing everyone again. 

ACCOMMODATIONS

Rooms and apartments are available to rent from the NAN Ranch.  Contact Betty Lang directly to make arrangements for your space.  Arrange for your rooms ASAP so you get what you need.

Phone: 575-288-5368 

Email: nan.ranch@gmail.com

www.nanranch.com

Payment for accommodations will be made directly to the NAN Ranch.  We are requesting a $20/per horse donation to SBHA for use of the corrals.

FOOD

Due to the ongoing pandemic, the SBHA will not be providing food for the meeting, so there will be no charge. Please plan to provide your own meals.  

SCHEDULE

  • The Board Meeting is Friday at 2 pm-This meeting is restricted to board members only.

  • General Meeting is Saturday at 2 pm - All members are encouraged to attend.

All meetings and gatherings will be outside or held at the large, open barn, which the owners have graciously offered at no extra fee. 

TRAIL RIDING

Unlimited riding is available along the Mimbres River, or through canyons and high ridges.  Riding is at your leisure.  No organized rides are scheduled.  

HORSE CORRALS

As in years past, the corrals are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Spaces are limited, we ask that you combine horses that can safely be together. SBHA is requesting a $20 per horse donation for the entire weekend. 

Dry Camping with no hook-ups is available for a fee-per-day rate.

DIRECTIONS

1362 Highway 61
Faywood, New Mexico 88034

From Interstate-10

From Silver City, NM

Please RSVP to info@spanishbarb.com, by October 1, 2021.

 

For questions, contact Beth Mendivil

We've had some exciting things happening this year and look forward to catching up.

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JOIN US AT THE
COWBOY FESTIVAL - EMPIRE RANCH
Nov 6-7, 2021 - Sonoita, AZ 

https://www.empireranchfoundation.org/ranch-events/cowboy-festival/

SBHA Memebers at the Empire Ranch
Promoting our Horses

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SBHA has been invited back to the historic Empire Ranch for their wonderful event celebrating Arizona’s Western history and culture near Tucson, Arizona.
SBHA will have a promotional booth
and show case our horses.
Volunteers are needed to man the booth, set-up and take down the booth and portable corrals.  Please contact Beth Mendivil to volunteer.


 
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NEWS

  • Wilbur-Cruce Spanish Barbs featured in new Arizona Highways article, April 2021.  Read article here.
  • Recent findings on the Genetics of the Wilbur-Cruce Strain of Spanish Barb Horse

..."the WC (Wilbur-Cruce), horses share the greatest genetic resemblance to "Old Spanish" breeds and North African Barb. These horses, based on the analysis I have just done, are probably the best or near best representative of the Old Spanish type that was brought to the New World". Gus Cothran, Clinical Professor, Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 2016.

  • The SBHA is now a 501c3, not for profit organization.
  • Support the SBHA through the Amazon Smile program at no cost to you!  A percentage of all your Amazon purchases is automatically  donated to the SBHA Charitable account.  You can sign up here.
  • Donations now accepted via PayPal.  You can even set up a monthly giving plan.  Check out the Donate pageFrozen semen is now available for 2 registered Spanish Barb stallions.  Contact Registrar for details. 
  • You can now follow us on Facebook & Instagram. 
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