Monthly Archives: April 2008

Entry Closing Dates – June Shows

The following are the entry closing dates for the June shows.  Some are still blank and I will fill them in when the dates become available to me.  Also, sorry I was late with these. Some of the shows close entries on May 1.  I will be sure to get July up a little earlier. June Connecticut Morgan, West…

Stats Update and a big “Thanks”!

I want to give you all an update of how Above Level is doing.  I couldn’t be happier with the stats that I saw this AM.  We have been up and running only since early January and already we have had over 21,000 hits to the site!  I am always amazed when I look at…

Custom Chaps?

I know most of the good saddleseat custom tailors, but need to find a reasonably priced place for western chaps….know of any good places? Anyone deal with Rod’s before? They look like they might have some nice custom chap options… Would also love to hear what preferences you all have…I’m leaning toward scalloped edges, and…

From the Horse Show Office

Here are some tips from an experienced show secretary for getting in and out of the show office quickly and efficiently. 1.  Make sure that your USEF and AMHA memberships are current before the show season starts and include copies with your entry blank.  USEF membership is required of all participants (owner, exhibitor, trainer, longeur) except…

I Wish…

…I had the life of my dog! Justawyn’s Ides of March (aka Jules, aka Poo-Poo) I am planning on getting some “Show Dogs” pics over the summer. Dogs are just about as prevalent as horses (and many are pretty darn cute!) Maybe we can turn it into some sort of a fun contest.

Looking For Results

Does anyone out there know if the results for the Mason Dixon Classic or the Colorado Classic are posted anywhere?  Or, do you know who I can contact to get them.  I have emailed a couple of people but haven’t gotten a response yet.

A New Poll Question is Up

I was wondering if there are people that ever considered becoming a show judge.  Comment on this post as to why or why not.  If you already are just answer “Yes” and tell us why you decided to become one.

Ask A Judge: What is the Hardest Thing About Judging (Judge 2 & 3)

I posed the following question to our Judges Panel.  Here are the responses of Judges 2 and 3: Question: 1) What is the hardest thing about judging (hardest thing about judging the horses and the hardest thing about judging your colleagues)? Answer Judge 2 The hardest thing for me regarding judging horses is placing the…

How’d We Do???

Anybody out there do any showing this weekend?  Let’s hear how you did!  Post any reports you have from the rail or back in the barns.   We, who had to stay home, would love to hear what was happening.  Also if you have any good restaurant, or hotel tips from the area post them in…

UPHA Spring Premier Results

The following are the up to date results for the UPHA Chapter 14 Spring Premier show.  For more information about this show go to HorseShowCentral.com Morgan Classic Pleasure Saddle–Novice Rider  1  Colors of War (Jennifer Ehrlich, rider; Jennifer Ehrlich, owner)  2 Beam Time (Susan Huettner, rider;  Juris Morgans LLC, owner)  3 Merriehill Wish Me Well (Emily Lloyd, rider; Emily Lloyd, owner)  4 IMA Class…