Trail & Distance : Saddle Log Program


Saddle Log and Driver Program

Disabled Rider/Driver Program

The Saddle Log, Driver and Disabled Rider/Driver Programs are a great way for you to earn awards for the time you spend with your Appaloosa. Created for adults and youths, these programs recognize the personal achievements and benefits of riding or driving on a routine basis. Whether you participate in trail rides, train and compete in shows, ride in parades, perform ranch work, or enjoy pleasure riding/driving, each hour will count toward your lifetime achievement record and enable you to receive recognition and awards from the ApHC.

How to qualify:

You must be a current ApHC member. Any horses used in the program must be registered with the ApHC; there are no restrictions as to age, registration type or ownership.

How to enroll:

Send the completed Saddle Log - Drivers - Disabled Rider/Driver Application form and
enrollment fee to the ApHC office.

  • For adults – – there is a $15 annual enrollment fee that enables adults to participate for 12 months from the date the enrollment application is received by the ApHC, (ex. If your form arrives July 23, you are eligible to participate through July 22 of the following year.)
  • For youth – – there is a one-time $20 enrollment fee that enables youth to participate from the date the application is received in the ApHC office through and including the year the youth turns 19.
  • All horses used must be ApHC-registered Appaloosas. All registration designations are eligible. Participants may use multiple ApHC-registered Appaloosas and do not need to own the horses used in the program.
  • Log all hours spent riding online at www.appaloosa.com. Select the link titled:
    Member Sign In” and use your membership number to create a user name and password that you will remember. Once you have logged into the members section of the ApHC website click on the link titled: "My Saddle Log" to log your hours.
  • Records will be permanently maintained in the customer’s file beginning in 2006

Awards in the Saddle Log – Disabled Rider/Driver Programs:

  • You will receive an official Appaloosa Saddle Log Program Patch upon enrollment.
  • Saddle Log riders and drivers receive Chevron Bars upon completion of 100, 200, 500,1000 and each 1000-hour plateau thereafter for hours ridden.
  • Drivers and disabled riders/drivers will be awarded Chevron Bars upon completion of 25, 50, 75, 100, 200, 500, 1000, 1500, 2000 and 2500 hours.
  • Starting in 2008, gift awards are also available for each award level reached.

View the Saddle Log Award History

Enrollment Application:
Click Here To Enroll or Renew Your Enrollment Online

Saddle Log Enrollment Application
Saddle Log Riding Log Sheet

For more information please contact:

Trail & Distance Coordinator
Appaloosa Horse Club
2720 Pullman Road, Moscow, ID 83843
(208) 882-5578 ext. 264 FAX (208) 882-8150
trailrides@appaloosa.com