Monthly Archives: March 2008

No Foot, No Horse

That is the saying on the bill I receive from my farrier. I never really thought much about its importance until my mare turned 4 year old and had a late growth spurt. When I bought her as a “coming 3 year old” she was a petite little girl, with petite little legs and hooves…

New Poll Question- March 30-April 6, 2008

This week’s poll question is up: “How important in the Internet in searching for, and ultimately purchasing a new show horse?”   Also let us know how you use the internet in your search for horses and if you have bought a show horse via the internet (classifieds, stable/trainer websites…)?  To let us know, comment on…

“Ask A Judge” Questions

We had a couple of very good questions for the judges last week.  Although only one answer has been posted so far, I have 2 or 3 other judges working on them also.  Those will be posted as soon as I receive them.  I would love to have other questions ready to go for the…

New York State Morgan Horse Society Website Information

The following comes to us from Valerie Low NYSMHS Club Historian & Webmaster There are several fun offerings on the nysmhs.org website: You can learn more about Mrs. Marilyn Childs (our recent AMHA Hall of Fame inductee) by visiting her profile. Then there’s a short continuation on Wendy Ayers (was Weber) who used to be…

San Diego Diamond Jubilee Morgan Class Results

Morgan Geldings Three and Over 1) Whispering Masqued Man (Bob Kellert, rider; Deborah Phelan, owner) 2) Alibi Yell It Out (Audrey Mangan, rider; Richard and Janet French, owner) Morgan Geldings Grand Championship 1) Whispering Masqued Man (Bob Kellert, rider; Deborah Phelan, owner) 2) Alibi Yell It Out (Audrey Managan, rider; Richard and Janet French, owner)…

Spring Cleaning Sale!

Spring Cleaning Sale! Check out my sales Page for photos. Jerald Roadmaster A showcart, with wooden and chrome wire wheels, custom paint and brass package. Also for sale Klinke Dressage saddle, 17?med tree- like new. Courbette USDF bridle, NEW. Also some fun Morgan art work for sale! www.skyloftmorgans.com (editors note: This ad was originally placed…

Ask A Judge: In-Hand Question (“Judge 1”)

Question: I want to know why, in the In-Hand division, we never see a Western or Hunter or Classic Pleasure, or even a Dressage horse pinned Grand Champion. I don’t consider “Because they don’t show” an adequate answer. Maybe I’m way off-base, but I suspect that they no longer show in-hand because they didn’t win….

Ask a Judge? – Hunter Question (“Judge 1”)

Questions regarding Hunter class judging answered by “Judge 1”: (2 of the questions are answered together since they were related. Also to shorten the post I have edited the questions. To see the question in its entirety go to “What Would You Ask A Judge?”) Questions: 1)Some judges judge (Hunter and Park classes) right to…

Going to Texas for PBS Television Reality Show- Dreams vs. Fantasy vs. Reality

Last March 2005, I was watching a program on PBS when a notice appeared about ” Texas Ranch House Reenactment.” Like Santa, I flew from my seat and raced to the computer and looked up ” Texas Ranch House’” I filled out the application faster than you could say ” On Donner! On Blitzen! On…

2008 UPHA Chapter 1 Horse Show Adds Morgan Classes

The UPHA Chapter 1 Horse Show, held May 8-11, 2008 in Woodside, CA, is including a Morgan Division in this year’s show. As stated on the Saddle Horse Report website: The show will be held May 8-11 and features a wonderful venue and a great atmosphere. The schedule contains daytime classes only, which leaves exhibitors…