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Does anyone know about the "International Pleasure Walking Horse Association" ?

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    12-11-2011, 02:19 PM
  #1
Weanling
Does anyone know about the "International Pleasure Walking Horse Association" ?

There is a horse for sale in my area and under breed it just says "International Pleasure Walking Horse Association".

What exactly does that mean? Is the horse a cross breed or mixed breed that is just able to be registered? Is this okay or is it something to avoid?

I'm not going to be in the market for a horse until next year, but I'm trying to do my homework now.


Any opinions appreciated!
     
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    12-11-2011, 02:23 PM
  #2
Banned
International Pleasure Walking Horse Registry
     
    12-11-2011, 02:32 PM
  #3
Weanling
I had already looked up the registry itself but I couldn't find anything regarding breed.
I thought a horse had to be a particular breed to be registered. I didn't think the registry itself was a breed.
Does that make sense?

I would email the seller but I don't want to bother them because I'm not a serious buyer right now.

So basically if someone said, "What kind of horse do you have?" you could answer "He's pleasure walking horse"? Is that code for mixed breed?

Believe me, I don't mind mixed or grade horses. I'm not a breed snob. Just wondering what exactly kind of breed this horse would be, if any.
     
    12-11-2011, 02:34 PM
  #4
Banned
It says they accept registered TWH's.
     
    12-11-2011, 04:55 PM
  #5
Yearling
IPWHA dates back to the early '90s. It was formed to offer an alternative registration system, show system, etc. to the NHSC and the triumvirate of TWHBEA/WHOA/WHTA.

G.
     
    12-11-2011, 05:13 PM
  #6
Green Broke
They take Tenn, Walking horses registered in the other associations. Basically they are a non soring organization and registry unlike the others. But kinda odd their mission statement has them attending the same shows and being judged by the same point scale as the others, so not quite sure how that's going to work for them. They are boycotting the Big Lick / open classes and wont accept horses shown in that division. Kudos for them. I think I will join, How much does the DNA testing cost ? I have a supposedly full blood but lost/ nonexistent papered TWH.
     
    12-11-2011, 05:47 PM
  #7
Yearling
I think they are a registry that is focused on gait as well as papers. In other words, if you have a registered gaited-breed horse you can get registered in this registry but they do 'hardship' registrations as well. I looked into that for my husband's fox trotter (we think) who is definitely gaited and an amazing animal. If we send them a video they will assess the horse and if approved, will allow him to be registered in the IPWHA even though we have no papers on him at all from a breed registry.
     
    12-11-2011, 06:21 PM
  #8
Weanling
That's wonderful that they boycott Big Lick shows.

So the only breed of horse they have are TWH horses then? I'm wondering why this seller isn't just calling the horse a TWH then.

Just so you know, this is the horse I'm talking about. If you scroll down you'll see the horse named, Honey's Major Threat. That's where the breed is listed.

What a gorgeous horse. I have a thing for those creamy colored Palominos. When I go to buy, I personally don't care about bloodlines or breed really. Maybe I should, but I really don't, lol. But I was just curious because I've never seen a registry listed under "breed". Their other horses have actual breeds listed.

Walking-After-Midnight:: Gaited Trail horse for sale in Virginia, Mooth natural gaited Tennessee walking horses

While we are on the subject anyone know about this place? They have beautiful horses and I'm a trail rider at heart.
     
    12-11-2011, 10:22 PM
  #9
Yearling
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Originally Posted by Ladytrails    
I think they are a registry that is focused on gait as well as papers. In other words, if you have a registered gaited-breed horse you can get registered in this registry but they do 'hardship' registrations as well. I looked into that for my husband's fox trotter (we think) who is definitely gaited and an amazing animal. If we send them a video they will assess the horse and if approved, will allow him to be registered in the IPWHA even though we have no papers on him at all from a breed registry.
Oops - I was thinking of the wrong registry. The one that is for more than just TWH breeds, with the hardship registry clause, is the Pleasure Saddle Horse Registry at Gaited Horses-Pleasure Saddle Horse Registry-Gaited Horse Breed Registry.
     
    12-11-2011, 10:29 PM
  #10
Weanling
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ladytrails    
Oops - I was thinking of the wrong registry. The one that is for more than just TWH breeds, with the hardship registry clause, is the Pleasure Saddle Horse Registry at Gaited Horses-Pleasure Saddle Horse Registry-Gaited Horse Breed Registry.
I'm glad you posted this! I came across another horse where under breed it said, "Pleasure Saddle Horse association" and I thought maybe it was the same.

So there's the Pleasure Walking Horse and Pleasure Saddle Horse association.
I want to read up on the difference.

But I also want to know why it's listed under the horse's breed instead of just listing the actual breed or breeds involved.
     

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