2020 Breeders Halter Futurity

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June 13th, 2020

 June 12, 2020  At this time the Iowa State Fair has every intention on hosting the 2020 Breeders Halter Futurity.  The Iowa State Fair has followed guidelines from the State and local governments throughout this process since the month of March. We are currently restricted to 50% capacity in the buildings and barns. It is […]

2020 News

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February 6th, 2020

2020 BHF Adds Yearling Longe Line, Mare Power Program, New Schedule February 6, 2020 Photo courtesy of BHF. BHF In keeping with the excitement of our 10th anniversary of the Breeders Halter Futurity, we have been busy working on some new innovative ideas. It is with great pride that we present these classes at our […]

2019 Recap

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September 16th, 2019

The 2019 Breeders Halter Futurity recently took place September 11-15 in Des Moines, Iowa crowning numerous champions and awarding huge checks and those coveted giant golden globes. Judges for the show were Matt Howell, Jodi Finkenbinder, Steve Heckaman, Chip Knost, John Lawrence, Tommy Manion, Buddy Talbert, and Bruce Walquist. Winning a 14-entry Junior Weanling Coltclass was Heather Olson […]

Biggest & Better Than Ever

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September 11th, 2018

The 2018 Breeders Halter Futurity will kick off September 12th in Des Moines, Iowa, and considering the projected payouts and anticipated class totals, the event is expected to be bigger and better than ever. With entry counts like 63 in Senior Weanling Fillies and 39 in Yearling Mares, it’s apparent that the nation’s top horses and […]

2016 Recap

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November 7th, 2016

The Breeders’ Halter Futurity kicked off five years ago with just four classes. In its first year, the event paid out an impressive $266,000 and hosted 85 entries. Fast-forward to 2016: • Approximately $1.2 million in cash awards were paid out. • Just under 600 entries walked into the pen. • $400,000+ in prizes included […]

2015 Recap

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September 14th, 2015

The industry’s elite Halter horses and handlers gathered this past weekend in Des Moines, Iowa for the premier Breeders Halter Futurity and National Halter Championship, which awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars, beautiful bronze trophies, golden globes, and even the year’s use of two horse trailers to a few lucky competitors. Charged with the tough […]

A Million Reasons

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August 19th, 2013

There are a million reasons to get involved with showing Halter horses, but in 2012, the Breeders Halter Futurity gave people exactly $1,040,000 worth of reasons to pack up their gear and horses and head to the Midwest. The 2013 Breeders Halter Futurity and National Halter Championship will be held again at the Iowa State […]

The Future Has Arrived

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April 28th, 2011

When the first Breeders Halter Futurity takes place later this year, it will mark not only the premier of the richest halter competition in history but also a truly unique opportunity for amateurs to compete for an unprecedented amount of payback. This competition boasts an annual guaranteed added purse of $250,000 for a minimum of […]