About Us

2018 Club Officers

President - Kelly Kauffman-Cole

Kelly has been an active club member for 18 Years, and 3 years on the BOD. She has been actively showing, breeding, and training appaloosa horses since her pre-teen years. She is an approved judge in many organizations including the American Stock Horse Association, Pony of the Americas, Oregon Horseman's Association, Oregon Family Equestrian Activities, and Oregon High School Equestrian Team. She is a 6 year Oregon State 4-H Leader and Wife and Mother of 2 busy little girls. 

Vice President - Penny McKinney-Bauer

Treasurer/Points Secretary - Sarah Fay

  Sarah grew up in Junction City, OR where they bred, showed and trained Quarter Horses, POA’s and Appaloosas. Today she is still very much involved in the industry showing both locally and at the World Show level. She attended Oregon State University and obtained both her Bachelors in Soil Science and a Masters of Agriculture. She began her career with Citizens Bank in 2010 and has since been putting her Ag degree to work as a commercial lender; forming relationships and supporting local small businesses and farms.     

Sarah now lives in Monroe, is raising a little boy that is addicted to anything tractor, has cut back to one Appy that she shows all-around on and owns Chaps By Sarah. She has been involved in the horse industry since she was small, was active in 4-H, coached youth and now just enjoys showing her own.   

 “2016 was a great year for OApBA, I can’t wait to see what we accomplish in 2017 – Come join us, no matter your breed, interests or location in Oregon….we are here to promote Appaloosa’s and support all equines”!  

Director/Show Manager - Christine Harris


Director - Pam Weichern