American Haflinger Alliance

September’s Monthly Motivation: “Disaster Preparedness”

September is Preparedness Month, and we want to make sure YOU are prepared for a disaster! Do you have an evacuation plan, in the event of an emergency like a flood or fire? Have you invited your local Fire Department out to familiarize them with your property?...

May’s Charming Challenge: “Skin Cancer Awareness Month”

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, so we want you to share how you protect yourself and your Haflingers from the sun! Working with horses keeps us outside all the time! And while long sunny days feel great after winter, we have to protect ourselves! Do you slather...

A Haffie Easter Egg Hunt!

It’s time for some fun and games! And who doesn’t love an Easter Egg Hunt? We sure do! There are 10 Easter Sassies that have busted out of their pasture and are now running around the AHA! website, and we need you to find them all! Each one is numbered so...

April’s Charming Challenge: “Pay It Forward….and Back!”

April 28th is “Pay It Forward Day” and to celebrate we’re encouraging you to Pay it Forward and Back! Some ideas for Paying it Forward: -Invite a friend (or their child) to the barn to meet your Haflinger, help you feed, pick a hoof, and maybe have a...

March’s Charming Challenge: Music Month!

March is Music Month! To celebrate, your charming challenge is to create a musical video of your Haflinger(s)! (Don’t worry, your horse doesn’t have to sing 😉 ) Tell any story you like, but make sure to throw in some creativity! Whether you were caught...

Watch our Chat with Dr. Rebecca Bellone

At long last, American Haflinger Alliance is SUPER excited to announce the latest addition to our video learning library! Our Expert Education series continues with an interview with Dr. Rebecca Bellone of UC Davis Veterinary Genetics Laboratory. Learn about Squamous...

February’s Challenge: Groundwork Bingo

From simple check-ins on basic handling skills to more advanced puzzles and liberty work, this challenge will test and improve your partnership with each square! Five different categories allow you play to your strengths and build confidence, or choose to challenge...

AHA! Austrian Haflinger Adventure 2022

AHA! Members: Join Sassy and friends for an epic adventure in Austria in September 2022! Plans are well underway for an amazing visit to Haflinger farms, breeders, and places of interest culminating in a visit to the World Haflinger Breeding Center in Ebbs for their...

Announcing the Wiz Bang High Score Classical Dressage Award!

Tracy DiSabato-Aust has graciously sponsored a Wiz Bang Award for the highest scoring dressage Haflinger. A beautiful trophy will be presented to the AHA! Member’s Haflinger with the highest weighted average of: Three different scores From three different judges...

Bonus Challenge: No Stirrup November!

#nostirrupnovember might not be fun, but this challenge is! It’s free for members and easy to participate, so no excuses! Who: All AHA! Members What: Ride a portion of 10 rides without stirrups to earn your Sassy No-Stirrup Ribbon Where: Wherever you’re...

Come meet Sassy and the American Haflinger Alliance!

We’ll be at the Central Ohio Haflinger Show and the Haflinger Breeders Co-Op Futurity this weekend, and we can’t wait to say hello! Stop by for… Awesome prizes for new members who join here this weekend! Free CUPCAKES on Saturday night! Gifts for all...

Video Release: Emily Gibson!

Our Learning Library expands with our first Stable Personalities video: an interview with Emily Gibson! Members are invited to check it out now! Not a member yet? Join today and stop missing out!

Your Quest Begins….NOW!

Are you looking for a unique challenge with your Haflinger? Do you occasionally need a kick in the pants to stay motivated? Our Quarterly Quests are for you! But hurry….this three-month goal-setting challenge begins today and registrations close in ONE WEEK!...

Haffie Easter Egg Hunt!

It’s time for some fun and games! And who doesn’t love an Easter Egg Hunt? We sure do! There are 10 Easter Sassies that have busted out of their pasture and are now running around the AHA! website, and we need you to find them all! Each one is numbered so...

Exclusive! “Haflinger Howdy” T-Shirt

We all know that moment. The scenery is gorgeous. The lighting is perfect. Your Haflinger is looking particularly golden and beautiful. So you sneak out that phone for a quick photo, and BAM…. you’ve got a lens full of nose. Every. Time. And so we pay...

Announcing the AHA! Junior Horsemanship Program

Update 3/2/21: all ten of the donated AHA! Junior memberships have been redeemed! Welcome – we’re so excited to have you all! We’re extremely excited to announce that – thanks to the support of our early Founding Members! – we were able...

Tyrol Stallion Licensing Live Stream

The first weekend of every February, three-year-old stallions are presented for licensing with the Haflinger Horse Breeding Association in Tyrol. Unfortunately, this year’s event cannot include spectators due to Covid restrictions. Although this is the first...

Survey Says….

Thanks to everyone who took our survey! But now, the moment you’ve all been waiting for…. The winner of the $100 Smartpak gift card is Michelle Nichols!

Eyes on the 2025 World Show

Although we’re saddened (but not surprised) to hear about the cancellation of this year’s World Show in Austria, we eagerly look forward to the 2025 show. And while it’s still a long ways off, we want to go on an adventure, and we want to bring YOU!...