SUPPLEMENT TO THE MORGAN HORSE
SUPPLEMENT TO THE MORGAN HORSE
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3 SUPPLEMENT TO THE MORGAN HORSE Prize List and Rules of the 2018 Grand National & World Championship Morgan Horse Show® October 6-13, 2018 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma OVER $400,000 IN PRIZE MONEY & AWARDS ENTRIES MUST BE POSTMARKED AUGUST 14, 2018 OR RECEIVED BY AUGUST 21, 2018 In order to be user friendly, the rules and class specifications in this prize list are arranged in alphabetical order. This booklet is pertinent to this year’s show only. Conducted by the American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust as licensed by The American Morgan Horse Association This show is approved by United States Equestrian Federation United States Dressage Federation Western Dressage Association of America www.morgangrandnational.com
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5 SUPPLEMENT TO THE MORGAN HORSE Welcome to “Simply the Best” Horse Show featuring “Simply the Best” Morgan horses! We realize life is full of choices, and we appreciate you deciding to either exhibit or spectate at the Grand National & World Championship Morgan Horse Show. Please take note of changes in the scheduling and other events throughout the week, particularly those pointed out below. We look forward to October, a visit with you and remember, if we can ever do anything to help you, please let us know!
See you soon! Sherry IMPORTANT NOTES FOR 2018 • QUALIFYING CHANGES - First through Fourth now qualifies at AMHA Star Shows, First through Sixth qualifies at USEF All-Morgan Shows or USEF Shows with a Morgan Division and First through Eighth qualifes at AMHA Regional Shows.
Please see the Qualifying Section in the prize list for complete qualifying rules. • ADDED CLASSES - Sport Horse Under Saddle, Ranch Riding Green Horse, Ranch Pleasure Rail, The Walk-Trot Western Pleasure and Western Seat Equitation Championships have now been split into age groups: 9 & Under and 10 & 11. • The Evening start time has been changed to 7:00 p.m.
• The AMHA Medal Finals classes for Hunter Seat, Saddle Seat and Western Seat will be held in the Coliseum. • The popular Costume Class will be held on Thursday this year. This will be divided into mounted and not mounted entries. • Please be aware that it is the pet owner’s responsibility to make sure that all dog waste is picked up and disposed of. Dog owners failing to comply with this rule will be subject to a $50 per occurence fine. • BANNERS! You can now purchase a banner to honor your trainer, your farm, breeders, etc. Download a form from the GN website. • AMHA/UPHA OPEN GATE LEARNING CENTER - AMHA has again partnered with UPHA to offer the Open Gate Learning Center at this year’s Morgan Grand National.
The Open Gate Learning Center is an on-site study and learning center for young equestrians who are competing at the show.
• CHECK-IN PROCEDURE: Upon arrival, all horse transport vehicles must check in at the main security checkpoint located on Chisholm Trail adjacent to the outdoor covered arena. Coggins and health certificate must be shown for each horse (health papers must also be shown at the horse show office before numbers are released.) All exhibitors must also check in at the horse show office prior to unloading to receive the stall assignments. • SPONSORSHIPS: If you commit to a Grand National sponsorship by August 15th, you will be entered in a drawing to win $500 of Silver Possiblity Tickets.
• PLEASE READ THE FIRE REGULATIONS in the Rules & Regulations section of the prize list.
• Entries must be postmarked August 14, 2018 OR received by August 21. If sending to be received by the 21st, be sure to send by a method which has a tracking feature such as FedEx, UPS, etc. in order that the “received by” date may be verified. NOTE: USPS (postal service) does not guarantee next day delivery. • Read the Prize List carefully. Important changes occur every year to classes and schedules especially. Exhibitors are responsible for knowing the rules concerning the sections of this prize list which pertain to their entries. These NOTES do not reflect all changes in the 2018 USEF rules or the 2018 Grand National & World Championship Morgan Horse Show Prize List.
A MESSAGE FROM THE 2018 CHAIRMAN - SHERRY COLE