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Trailblazers

Many horses, forward thinkers, and fearless leaders representing nearly 20 breeds of horses have made significant contributions to the preservation and perpetuation of the Palomino horse. These are some of their stories. All Palomino Trailblazers are also memorialized in perpetuity.
  • The Palomino Horse Breeders Heritage Foundation (PHBHF) debuted the Palomino Horse Breeders Heritage Foundation Horse of the Year at the 2019 Palomino Horse Breeders of America (PHBA) Annual Convention on March 16 in Tulsa, OK.
  • The Palomino Horse Breeders Heritage Foundation (PHBHF) celebrates as the Palomino Horse Breeders of America (PHBA) Announces the 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees.
  • An influential Cherokee cowboy, still recognized by name today from his vast and tremendous contributions to Oklahoma and the United States of America was honored in Claremore, Okla. on November 6, 2016.
  • The Palomino Horse Breeders Heritage Foundation, a non-profit housed under Palomino Horse Breeders of America (PHBA), today officially opened a museum dedicated to the Palomino Horse and the history of the organization in Tulsa.

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Plan Your Palomino Heritage Museum Visit

Are you looking for some easy (and low cost) getaways this summer? The Palomino Horse Breeders Heritage Foundation Museum in Tulsa, OK is your perfect getaway! Free admission and free parking! Read more

About the Parade Horse

The Golden Palomino horse has historically been synonymous with popular parades of the day. Palominos are always an expected crowd pleaser at local, state and national parades such as The Rose Bowl Parade, held in Pasadena, CA.
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Ted Flowers (1914-1976)

Thank you to the Curtis and Elizabeth Corson family of New Jersey for donating an original (circa early 1950s) Ted Flowers Silver Parade Saddle to the Heritage Foundation. This saddle is proudly on display now as you come into the museum. It is a beautiful piece of work and represents such an important time in the history of the Palomino horse. Read more

Creation of the Palomino Horse Breeders Heritage Foundation

Only 67 years after PHBA became an official equine color breed registry, a group of Palomino breeders, enthusiasts and leaders create a Palomino Heritage Foundation. Read more

Birth of the Palomino Horse Breeders of America

At the suggestion of Chester R. Upham, a group of interested Palomino owners and enthusiasts met at his Mandeville Canyon Ranch for the purpose of forming a Palomino registry and association. Read more