Entries close August 19th for East Coast Morgan Sport Horse Classic

At last there is a competition on the East Coast dedicated to the Morgan Sport
Horse !

The Solitude Farm Morgan Horse Rescue is pleased to announce its inaugural fund- raising Morgan sport horse event: the East Coast Morgan Sport Horse Classic will be held September 9th and 10th, 2011 at The Meadow Event Park in Doswell, VA.

Of particular interest to new riders and horses, the show will feature a non-rated Novice Horse session on Friday, with classes in Dressage,  Western Dressage, English Trail, Beginner Working Hunter and Carriage  Driving. Riders will compete for an Over- All High Point Novice Award. The Carriage Driving classes are open to all  breeds.

There will be a free clinic following the Trail and Carriage  Driving classes. Sue Smithson of Southern Pines, NC will replace Helen George as the judge for Novice Dressage classes on Friday.

$5,000  in prize money will be offered in the USEF “A” rated Morgan Sport Horse Show beginning Saturday, September 9th at 6 PM. Classes offered in  Dressage, Working Hunter, English Trail, Carriage Driving and Sport Horse Suitability. Riders compete for an Over- All High Point Sport Morgan Award of $1,000.

Prize money will be awarded in every division championship.

Entries close on August 19th.

ECMSHC.ORG for information and Prize List.

5 Responses to Entries close August 19th for East Coast Morgan Sport Horse Classic

  1. Vintage_Rider says:

    Awesome! Too far away to attend but best wishes and hope this catches on!!

  2. vaquera says:

    Wonderful idea – also too far away but sending best wishes for a very successful show!

  3. vaquera says:

    What a great idea – we’re too far away to even spectate, but hope it is successful. Who would we contact to sponsor a class?

  4. shirley.cauley says:

    Thanks for asking – there’s a sponsorship form dowloadable on the web site, http://www.ecmshc.org/Sponsorship.html, or go to the Solitude rescue home page, http://www.morganhorserescue.org/index.html, there are contact phone #s there. We’d love to have you!

  5. MorganCrest says:

    This show was canceled due to Lack of Entries! What a bummer I was really looking forward to something close to home and for the sport horses!

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