Morgan Gold Cup Horse Show

I received my prize list for the Gold Cup yesterday so I thought I would pass on the information.

 The 48th annual Morgan Gold Cup will be held on June 17-21, 2008 at the Champions Center in Springfield, Ohio.  It is a big complex with the main arena, stalls, vendors, and office all under one roof.  There is also a large covered outdoor warm up arena.  Spacious camping spaces are available and are near the main complex.

The judges for this year will be W. Luman Wadhams, from Warren, VT (Stallions and Mares, In Hand; Saddle Equitation, Classic Pleasure Saddle, Classic Pleasure Driving, English Pleasure, Pleasure Driving, Park Saddle, Park Harness, and Carriage Driving), Terry Jones Brennan, from Hollister, CA (Geldings In Hand, Amateur In Hand, Western Seat and Hunt Seat Equitation, Hunter Pleasure, Western Pleasure, Working Hunter, Road Hack, Roadster, Trail, Leadline and Reining), and Sandi Chohany, of Hamshire, IL (Dressage).  The entry closing date is May 1, 2008.

 Some highlights of the show as listed in the Prize List are: 

Amateur Park Saddle Championship with an added $500 payout sponsored by the AMHA Stallion Service Auction.  Total payback will be 1st-$750, 2nd-$125, 3rd $75, and 4th-$50.

Expanded Youth of the Year Competition with the following divisions:

  • Stick Horse Youth of the Year (6 and under)
  • Walk/Trot Youth of the Year (11 and under)
  • Junior Youth of the Year (13 and under)
  • Senior Youth of the Year (14-21)

Dressage and Carriage Promotion Packages:

  • $150 (includes use of one stall for one day, entry fees for up to 3 classes, office fee and USEF fees ($202 value)

For more information go the the Morgan Gold Cup website.

One Response to Morgan Gold Cup Horse Show

  1. jane blue says:

    thanks for having western dressage – great start to some fun in the saddle and wish it had been available 40 years ago-janie blue

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