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Preeminent horseman Denny Emerson rides his Morgan High Brook Rockstar through the hills of Vermont. Photo by Heidi Osgood-Metcalf. Cover sponsored by Tamarack Hill Farm and the Friends of Denny Emerson.

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THIS JUST IN Morgan Stallion Sweeps
By Steven Handy
The innovative raffle of Morgan stallion services will net the New England Regional Morgan Show $30,000 in prize money.

PROFESSIONALS Denny Emerson
By Heidi Osgood-Metcalf and Stephen Kinney
A history of his distinguished equestrian career and a provocative Q & A with the horseman who started riding for Robert Lippitt Knight in the 1950s.

PROFESSIONALS Tim Roesink
By Stephen Kinney
He grew up in the Morgan industry and his enthusiasm for the business has not waned over his 25-year professional career.

PROFESSIONALS Katie Mair
By Julia Arnold
Intense, determined, and detail-oriented, the Michigan trainer is doing the one thing she has wanted most from life.

PROFESSIONALS Suzy Stafford
By Suzy Stafford
She is as much at home on the world wide stage of combined driving as she is with her beloved Morgan horses.

ROUNDTABLE The Ins and Outs of Leading the In-Hand Horse
By Kim Oplotnik
That lead down the rail makes an important impression on the judges. A panel of professionals instructs how to make it count.

AMHA 2019 Convention—We Are One
By Kim Oplotnik
The breed faithful visit in San Antonio to learn and to share. Our associate editor was on the scene of clinics, seminars, and award ceremonies.

AMHA Paying Tribute—2018 Award Winners
By Chris Koliander
Our breed organization presents its most prestigious recognition to deserving individuals at its annual convention. We print the speeches for each.

INDUSTRY HONORS 2018 USEF Awards
By Suzy Lucine
The Morgan breed had much to celebrate as the sport's governing body paid honor this year.

INDUSTRY HONORS UPHA Convention and Awards
By Suzy Lucine
The national collective of professionals honor the Morgan trainers and horses in their midst.

HISTORY LESSON The Brunk Dynasty, Part One, Jubilee King
By Brenda Tippin
Our enduring historian turns her attention to the outsized contribution of Illinois's Brunk family in this first in a three-part series.

HISTORY LESSON Drumming Hoof Beats, Part Three
By Gail Perlee
The story of the Indian reservation Morgans continues with this look at the herds of Pine Ridge South Dakota.

AMHA 2018 Open Competion Winners—For the Love of It
By Carrie Mortensen & Kristen Kelly
Each year AMHA honors the many Morgan ambassadors who represent our community in competition against other breeds.

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