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AMHA Region 1 Scholarship Information 

        NEMHA Scholarship Deadline May 31, 2017      
                      *Amounts vary from year to year*
QUALIFICATIONS: 
1. You must be a current member of New England Morgan Horse Association. 
2. You must be actively involved with Morgan Horses.  
3. You must be attending school or an apprentice program in the fall.  
4. You will submit an essay showing your commitment to and passion for the Morgan Horse. 
5. You will complete the application and provide two letters of reference. One which must be from a member of the New England Morgan Horse Association.
6. You will provide proof of acceptance to or attendance at a college or Apprentice  Program before the scholarship money is given. 
7. You may only win this award once.
 

Scholarship Winner will be announced and presented at the New England Morgan Horse Show during the Youth Contest Awards Banquet!

 

                               Please mail to:    Maura Sweeney-Reeve

                                         80 Cherry St.

                                            Middleboro, Ma. 02346

 

                                                                Email: Reevedalefarm@comcast.net


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Massachusetts Morgan Horse Association: 
$2000 Anna Ela Memorial Scholarsip
Deadline August 1, 2017!

 

Requirements:
 *Completed Application
 *Proof of acceptance in continuing Education/Vocation Program
 *Active Member of MMHA
 *2 Letters of Recommendation (one from a member of MMHA)
 *Submission Deadline August 1st
  
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Youth of the Year Contest

 

 

2016 UPHA Chapter 14 Youth of the Year Contest

 
Walk Trot Youth of the Year-Sarena Eaton
Junior Youth of the Year-Clea Cloutier
Senior Youth of the Year-Sophie Proctor

 

 

Morgan horses have long been defined by their ability to suit people with varying interests. Similarly, the AMHA believes that Morgan youths should also be versatile.Youth of the Year contests are designed to recognize top achievers. Youth of the Year contests consist of four parts: a written exam, an oral presentation, a judging contest and a horsemanship pattern.The  written exam covers information concerning equipment, Morgan history, rules and regulations, basic horse care and general equine knowledge. Oral presentation topics are given to contestants a few weeks prior to the contest. Each participant is responsible for preparing a three to five-minute presentation on the given topic. The judging phase consists of four to eight classes which contestants must judge. Each person is responsible for giving one or two sets of oral reasons explaining how he or she placed the class. Horsemanship patterns test hands-on ability with an animal, and can be ridden or driven. Youth who do not have a suitable horse for a pattern may borrow a horse.

The winner of this prestigious title receives a month-long trip to the country of his/her choice, during which he/she acts as an ambassador for the Morgan breed. Past winners have traveled to Australia, New Zealand South Africa, Germany, England - the options are limitless! Local and regional contests are open to youths of all ages, but only those aged 14 years and older can qualify to compete in Oklahoma.


Why should you compete in a Youth of the Year Contest?

Youth of the Year contests reward those who are well-versed in horsemanship skills. They provide a wonderful opportunity to improve one's horse knowledge as well as a means of setting realistic goals and learning the benefits of hard work and dedication. Most importantly, youth contests create a positive atmosphere in which young people and adults who share a love of the Morgan can interact. Friendships developed through youth contests are a rewarding and fulfilling benefit.


How can you become involved?

Sign up to participate or volunteer in a youth contest! There is no better time to become involved than right now! Every region offers Youth of the Year contests, so keep your eyes open. Discover where the next contest is being held. You have nothing to lose and lots to gain!

 
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NEMHA YOUTH PROGRAM CLUBS:
 

Region 1    

Cater Tots

Sara Foy
6 Colcord Road
Kingston, NH 03848

(207) 632-0283

Midnight Morgans

Youth Group

Danielle Mendoza

1721 Milk St

Dighton, MA 02715
(603) 289-3078

midniterider21@yahoo.com

Morgan Maniacs Youth

Maura Sweeney-Reeve
80 Cherry St
Middleboro, MA  02346
(508) 946-1324
reevedalefarm@comcast.net


Wild Riders
Kristina Vine

80 S. Branford Rd.

Wallingford, CT 06492
(203) 623-5586

 


Region 2



Berkshire Morgan Youth
Barbara Irvine
1550 Rt 203
Chatham, NY  12037
(518) 392-5064
 irvine44@aol.com