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Samantha Richards Wins a Morgan Horse!
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Congratulations to 19-year-old Samantha Richards of Laramie, Wyo., Samantha Richards and her new filly, CBMF Stolen Kisses. who recently was announced as the 2010 AMHA/Team Morgan Win a Morgan Horse Contest winner! Samantha recently met her new filly, CBMF Stolen Kisses (GLB Bell Pepper x Chocolate Kisses), a full sister to world champion, Continental Vision. More

Don't Forget! AMHA Has a New Address
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Since AMHA moved its offices six months ago, incorrectly addressed mail to AMHA may be returned to you. To make sure your paperwork is received and processed in a timely manner, please note our new address: AMHA, 4066 Shelburne Road, Suite 5, Shelburne, Vt. 05482. More

Saturday, May 14, 2011
Catalog Available April 7, 2011
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Reduced Registration Fees for Older Morgans Approved
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Recognizing that a number of older Morgans that were not registered were being rescued in recent months, the Registry Committee desired to provide the people rescuing these horses with an opportunity to register the horses at a reduced fee. The Board voted unanimously to put the following reduced fee into effect immediately. More

New AMHA Judging Standards Video Available for Purchase
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A newly updated DVD of the AMHA Judging Standards is now available for purchase. With the use of new footage from the Grand National & World Championship Morgan Horse Show, the AMHA Judging Standards is brought to life, with each division clearly illustrated and discussed. A perfect educational resource for those who want to learn more about the Morgan show ring. More

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The Morgan Dressage Association Wants You!
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If you ride a Morgan in dressage and want to share your passion and enthusiasm for dressage Morgans with like-minded riders, whether you ride for show or for pleasure, the Morgan Dressage Association would love to hear from you! The Morgan Dressage Association is a National Service Organization for the AMHA. MDA members are Morgan dressage riders from all levels through Grand Prix, as well as individuals whose goals are more on a personal level -- to improve themselves and their horses through dressage. More

The Lippitt Morgan: A Photographic Exhibit

The National Museum of the Morgan Horse
34 Main St., Middlebury, Vt.
through July 2011

VMHA's Stallion Service Auction Ends March 26
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If you missed out on the opportunity to bid on the recent AMHA Stallion Service Auction, you have another chance! The Vermont Morgan Horse Association has these wonderful stallions to choose from! More

UPHA Classics Reduced Eligibility Fee Deadline Fast Approaching
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Please remember to nominate your Morgan, American Saddlebred and Hackney to the UPHA Classics Program by April 1 to take advantage of the reduced eligibility fee. The eligibility fee is only $50 if postmarked by April 1; after April 1, the fee becomes $100. More

Searching for University of Connecticut Morgan Information
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Helen Scanlon is writing a book on the Morgan horses of the University of Connecticut, titled My Horse, My Heart: The Morgan Horses of the University of Connecticut. She is seeking UConn alumni, staff, community members, etc. who knew/rode/trained any of these horses. More

2011 UPHA Scholarship Offered
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Each year, Chapter 14 of The United Professional Horsemen's Association offers an annual educational scholarship. This year, $4,000 in scholarship money will be awarded. This scholarship money is available to applicants who are high school seniors or college freshmen, and applicants must be UPHA Chapter 14 Junior or Associate members or the child of an Active UPHA Chapter 14 member. Applications are due by June 1. More

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'True-blue horseman' Percy Fuller of Westhampton, Mass., dies at age 88
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Percy Fuller, a man whose talents training horses and young riders were legendary up and down the Pioneer Valley, died in Northampton, Mass, March 1. He was 88. On March 2, family and friends remembered Fuller as a "true-blue horseman," whose gift for training, breeding and showing horses was matched only by his passion for teaching generations of young riders and pairing them with prospective horses. More

MU Researchers Use Motion Sensors to Determine Equine Lameness
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The most common ailment to affect a horse is lameness. A University of Missouri equine veterinarian has developed a system to effectively assess this problem using motion detection. This system has been referred to as "Lameness Locator." More

Japan's Nuclear Troubles: What is Radiation's Effect on Horses?
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In the wake of the fourth explosion at the Fukushima nuclear power plant following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, concerns continue to mount in regards to how much radiation could be leaking from the power plant and how it could impact the health and well-being of the area's residents. High doses of radiation can lead to radiation sickness in humans, but what types of effects might they have on horses? More
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