YOU are the reason why the Palomino has been cherished by so many and is globally accepted by 17 breeds of horses.

YOU are why there is one family of equestrians who knows your equine partner must be adorned in gold.

Only YOU can memorialize those who have made a difference in your life. Tell us their story.

Mare and Foal by Orren Mixer


The Palomino Horse Breeders Heritage Foundation provides you with an opportunity to make meaningful and positive contributions that impact the Palomino Horse, their owners and to recognize those who made significant sacrifices to preserve the history and perpetuate the future of the Palomino Horse.

“If I could teach the kids to identify and appreciate their natural environment, then they will have a sense of place and care about Weston.” - Roy Rogers (”Weston”)

Owner of Allen's Gold Zephyr ( Trigger Jr.)
PHBA ID 4055

Mare and Foal by Orren Mixer
Chester Upham Home and birthplace of PHBA

At the suggestion of Chester R. Upham, a group of interested Palomino owners and enthusiasts met at this Mandeville Canyon Ranch in Santa Monica, CA, for the purpose of forming a Palomino registry and association.

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Our History & Heritage

We honor the story, celebrate the history, and memorialize the achievements of all Palomino horse.

Parades & Expos
Virtual Tour

Beyond the Archives

Your Palomino story matters to us. Through scholarships, professional development and collecting memories, we preserve the Palomino's legacy for you.

Champion Recognition
Planned Giving

About Our Leadership

The Palomino Horse Breeders of America began in 1941, and throughout the years volunteers have refined and enhanced the strong Palomino Horse family bond.

Together We Make a Difference

Your contributions to the Heritage Foundation make it possible to preserve and recognize the history of the Palomino Horse. Get involved today!

Giving Policy

Our Mission

The Palomino Horse Breeders Heritage Foundation is dedicated to preserving the past, present and future of the Palomino Horse and to those who have dedicated themselves to maintaining and perpetuating the breed. The Foundation was created as a way for you to make contributions that are meaningful and make a positive impact on the Palomino Horse, their owners and to those who made significant sacrifices to preserve the Palomino legacy.

All contributions are tax deductible through a 501(c)(3) entity.