BHF Welcomes New Amateur Partner – Joy & Jeff Stehney

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October 6th, 2021

BHF Announces New Stakeholders, Joy and Jeff Stehney, and New Amateur Stallion Slot For Raylan Givens

2021 Updates & Changes

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January 7th, 2021

We have lots of exciting news from the Breeders Halter Futurity. **Our Mare Power Program is very strong.   We have 201 mares enrolled for 2021, this list can be found under Show Information.   These classes are open to foals sired by any participating BHF Stallion.   The mare must be enrolled in the 2021 Mare […]

2020 Show Updates

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September 2nd, 2020

 We are looking forward to the Breeders Halter Futurity 10th Anniversary Event!!! This is a huge milestone for us and for the Equine Halter Industry.  The current situation concerning COVID-19 restrictions and requirements are as follows:  1. Masks are not required but recommended.  2. Social distancing of 6 feet will be required.  BHF OFFICE PROCEDURES  […]

Kathryn Mitchell Fundraiser

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August 30th, 2020

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 […]