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March 2020


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Rancher and horsewoman Bobbi Blankenship with the pride of her fleet, TruWest Pure PrairieSmoke (H-Saracen x Pure D Powder). Story on page 22. Photo by Heidi Osgood-Metcalf.

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President's Message
Magazine Chat
People We Remember
Blood Will Tell

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Notices
Service Directory
Farm/Service Directory
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features



THIS JUST IN Cindy Mugnier Named UPHA President
By Stephen Kinney
An interview of the first Morgan world professional to head UPHA.

THIS JUST IN Morgan Stallion Sweeps Names Winners
By Steven Handy
Results are in from the 2020 fundraising drawings.

THIS JUST IN Jacksons Inducted into Montana Hall of Fame
The family of multi-generational Montana ranchers are Morgan devotees.

RANCHING Taming the West on the Backs of Morgans
By Laura Horning Behning
The Morgan has been the Blankenship family's perfect companion for ranching life.

PROFESSIONAL ROUNDTABLE The Shopping Experience
By Kim Oplotnik
Panelists talk about selecting ideal performance horses on behalf of their riders and drivers.

PROFESSIONALS "Forward Motion is Your Friend"
By Barbara Irvine
Every seat, every horse, every student, Kathleen Walsh Peeples lets them all shine on.

PROFESSIONALS "My Horses are My Friends"
By Stephen Kinney
Bob Hughes has had a storied career surrounded by some of the best horseflesh in our breed.

DISCIPLINES Tessa Nicolet and Her Morgans Tackle Cowboy Dressage
By Dorothy Hallock
A Switzerland native adopts the American breed and a distinctively American discipline.

AMHA For the Love of the Morgan
By Kim Oplotnik
AMHA joins industry allies for the 2020 convention in Lexington, Kentucky.

HISTORY LESSON The Daughters of Justin Morgan
By Brenda Tippin
While his sons are well documented, less is known about the daughters of our founding stallion.

INDUSTRY HONORS 2019 USEF Awards
By Suzy Lucine
The horse business regulatory organization gives its nod to Morgan members.

INDUSTRY HONORS Paying Tribute
Compiled by Kim Oplotnik
Speeches from the AMHA and UPHA awards banquets at convention 2020.

INDUSTRY HONORS AMHA's 2019 Open Competition and Medallion Winners
Compiled by Kristen Kelly
Each year AMHA honors the many Morgan ambassadors who represent our community in competition with other breeds.

INDUSTRY HONORS USDF Morgan Winners
The highest scoring Morgans in the 2019 United States Dressage Federation rankings.