Welcome to the SPHO of Ohio! Thanks for taking the time to stop by and check out our wonderful Standardbreds! We hope you enjoy learning about our organization and this wonderful breed of horse!

Please check out our website and feel free to contact us with any questions! Be sure to check out our upcoming events! Hope to see you at the next show!

About SPHO of Ohio


SPHO (Standardbred Pleasure Horse Organization) of Ohio is a group of Standardbred enthusiasts in the Buckeye state who get together to enjoy our Standardbreds. We promote the breed off the track and educate people about the versatility of the Standardbred. We are one of several clubs in the US promoting Standardbred versatility, and we welcome members and non-members alike to participate in our events.

Membership Meeting

The next membership meeting will be Sunday, February 28th at 2pm at Fort Morrow Fire Department.

306 N. Marion Street
Waldo, OH 43356

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015 14:02


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Sunday Feb 2 - 2pm
Fort Morrow Fire Department
306 N. Marion St.,
Waldo, OH 43356


Spring Show

Hilliard, OH -  April 24-25

Summer Show

Hilliard, OH - May 29-30

Just For Fun Show

Delaware, OH - June 27

Beginner Hunter Pace

Delaware, OH - July 25

Old Farts Show

Delaware, OH  Date TBD

Grand Circuit Classic

Hillard, OH - Oct.  2-3


"Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of solitaire. It is a grand passion. It seizes a person whole and, once it has done so, he will have to accept that his life will be radically changed".

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

For More Info...

Please email spho.ohio@gmail.com with any questions on SPHO of Ohio and we will be sure to get back with you as quickly as possible!

Mission Statement

The mission of SPHO of Ohio is to promote and educate the general public about the Standardbred breed as a versatile and useful pleasure horse before, during, and after any racing career. Read on for more information about our beliefs and objectives.