Category Archives: The Off Season

2010 World Morgan Futurity Benefit Auction

Online bidding for the 2010 WMF Auction is almost over.  Bidding closes at 9pm on November 1 .  There are a slew of great trainers offering their services along with 4 different advertising opportunities.  Looks like bidding on most of the training packages starts around $400 (for a month) and many of them are still…

NYSSA helps the cause of the Morgan Pavilion

I’m a bit surprised they haven’t announced this on their website, but the New York Stallion Service Auction is donating a brick to the Morgan Pavilion for each service that sells in the 2011 auction.  Each brick will bear the name of the corresponding stallion whose service was sold through the auction.  A great way…

2010 Mid-Atlantic Breeders Auction

The first consignment for the 2010 Mid-Atlantic Morgan Breeders Auction has been posted on their website at www.morganhorseauction.com. Consignment forms and stallion presentation forms can be downloaded from the website, and the deadline for catalog consignments is this Friday, October 15th. This sale is famous for it’s hospitality and goodwill towards buyers and sellers alike,…

2010 Auction Season

Yep, it’s right around the corner folks, and there are some newsworthy items to let you in on. First of all, the 2010 Cochran Auction has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances.  They do plan on bringing it back next year, but for personal reasons have chosen to cancel this year’s event. Consignments are posted…

an official protest

Show season is slowly winding down for those of us not headed to OKC. At one of the shows this summer, I found myself in an interesting situation and wondered how the other equine professionals of the world would have handled it. At a local class A show, my horse was showing in a novice…

Vermont Morgan proofs

hey guys.      i was wondering if anyone knew where i could get show proofs from Vermont Morgan 2007. My mare won a class there before i bought her, and i would like to have those photos.

Equitation Patterns

A few months ago there was some discussion about equitation patterns.  At the time I suggested I might add a Resources section to this site which could include a section for practice patterns.  Well, I never followed through on that, partly because a few folks who promised to send me patterns I could use never…

Lilac Thyme Stables

We offer a fun, safe environment for beginner through advanced riders.  Students may learn multiple disciplines including Huntseat, Saddleseat, Western, Showmanship and driving.  Summer camps, showing, birthday parties, scout badges, clinics and lots of family fun are all offered at our farm.  We have a variety of horses including stock horses, Morgans, Saddlebreds and Arabians. …

Saddle for Sale and Info Wanted!

I have a 19″ Borelli cutback saddle for sale. Surprisingly nice leather, brand new and show quality. If you would like pictures, email me at bethany.towne@yahoo.com. Asking $500 – make an offer! Also- does anyone have information on the stallion Black Tuxedo By Armani? I have a filly sired by him, and she was originally bought…

Old Patterns?

Does anyone know where I can find/if I can find equitation patterns from previous Grand Nationals? I’m starting a binder to practice with during the off season. So far I can only find the ones from this year and last year. Any help is GREATLY appreciated!!!