Monthly Archives: December 2011

AMHA and horse slaughter

Other horse blogs are lit up with discussions on the new law authorizing funds for USDA inspection of horse slaughter facilities in the US.   I don’t want to stir up needless controversy, but does AMHA have an official position on this, or are they considering one? The APAHA (Arabian Prof and Amateur Horseman Assoc) has come…

Looking for an 8/9 horse trailer….

We are currently looking to purchase an eight or nine horse trailer.  Slant load is a must.  Needs to be in good condition and reasonably priced.  Location does not matter (we are willing to travel to pick up) Year built does not matter.  If you know of anything please let us know!  Thanks much and…

AMHA’s Champion Title Program

I am wondering how you feel about this new program. You can read about it here: http://www.morganhorse.com/competitions/title_program/ I am not in favor of it for a number of reasons, not the least of which is the fact that Open competition results are ineligible. That said, maintaining an accessible historical database of any verifiable competition result by any registered Morgan should be…

Revival of the Morgan Horse

How about some comments on the amazing combined TMH that just arrived?  Looks like the Sport Horse people heard the challenge of “put up or shut up” and bought some ads.  What a thrill to see a huge magazine again.  Great articles, something for everyone.  I was particularly intrigued by Steve Kinney’s suggestion of a…

Valor Stables Relocation

Valor Stables of Boonville, Mo has reloated to Upton, KY and is accepting training horses at it’s new location.   Riding lessons available for all ages, and owners receive lessons as part of training fee. Limited Full Care boarding also available.  Please contact for more information. 270-766-3782 or email rackon.geo@yahoo.com    

Morgan memory shopping on Ebay!

If you are looking for a neat historical Morgan treasure, I’ve got lots listed on ebay….starting with a first edition of “Morgan Horses A Premium Essay by D.C. Linsley” with a really cool inscription. You can find that, and much more at the link below. There are also loads of early (40′s) Morgan Horse Magazines….get…

USEF Rules Committee Withdraws Changes to MO106 and MO173

Georgie Green, Chair of the USEF Morgan rules committee, announced today that based on feedback from the 2011 Rules Forum, the committee has withdrawn proposed rule changes MO106 and MO173 requiring protective headgear for all walk-trot riders. The committee felt further evaluation was needed. “The committee wishes to thank all those that attended and participated…

What is Happening to this site?

Is Above Level going to be an active site in the future?  I have enjoyed visiting it in the past.

Western Pl horse for sale or to trade up to Classic horse

We have a six year old bay gelding 14.3 hh                                                                               Avonroy Northern Storm ( Northern Exposure x Canabar Tailer Made)  Trained western, can also do hunter pl.  Would make a great horse for a small amateur or jr ex wanting to get started showing Willing to trade up to a classic pleasure horse. Contact :…