Go Beyond the Archives

Learn & Engage

Want to learn more about the history of your Palomino horse? Our PHBA Heritage Foundation does a great job preserving this breed we ALL love so much! ❤️ Thank you Floyd Branson for sharing this information with us while we were at the PHBA convention!

Posted by Susie Joy on Saturday, April 10, 2021

Through your contributions and stories, this Foundation emphasizes the positive impact the Palomino horse and their owners have made in the horse industry. Your direct involvement not only helps us to preserve the past but provides the pathway for his story to go beyond the archives and into the lives of today's Palomino enthusiasts and owners. Find a topic that interests you and let's discover the heritage of the Palomino horse together!

We invite you to visit the Palomino Heritage Museum to learn about the history of the Palomino horse. You can see several parade saddles and historic artifacts on display, research significant industry contributions, and discover stories ranging from backyard relationships to silver screen heroes, and passionate breeders to powerful, world-changing innovators.

Engaging is the First step in helping us to go beyond the archives!

While the Palomino Heritage Foundation seeks to fund meaningful and positive initiatives to preserve the Palomino legacy, we know everyone who has shared a Palomino with their life has an important story to tell. Be sure to sign up to receive all our news and announcements and share your Palomino story!
June 30, 2015 -

In preparation for the 75th Anniversary celebration of the Palomino Horse Breeders of America, the Palomino Horse Breeders Heritage Foundation Board members have been coming to Tulsa for monthly work days since March.

March 21, 2015 -

The Palomino Horse Breeders Heritage Foundation held their Annual Meeting Wednesday March 11, 2015 at 7:00 PM at the Hyatt-Regency Downtown, Tulsa, OK.

February 20, 2015 -

Join us for an evening of Song, Friends and Fun at the Palomino Horse Breeders Heritage Foundation sponsored entertainment at the 2015 PHBA Convention March 12th.

February 6, 2015 -

The Palomino Horse Breeders Heritage Foundation Board had a board meeting and work days on January 28th, 29th and 30th.

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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

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

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

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