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Western Parade Horse

The Palomino horse is by far the most sought after "yellow" parade entry and has historically been the centerpiece in popular parades. Palominos are always an expected crowd pleaser at national parades such as The Rose Bowl Parade, held in Pasadena, CA. From the silver and gold adorned saddles by talented saddlemakers to how Palomino leaders still celebrate Parade Horse competition at weekend horse shows, we've got the scoop!
  • 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.
  • 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.

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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

Kids Only! Palomino Leaders Develop Youth Association

Wise leaders of PHBA in the early and mid- 1960’s, recognized that the youth of the association held the future of PHBA in their hands. Read more

New Palomino Horse of the Year Award Unveiled

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. 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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