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FOCUS ON NEW ENGLAND "We Were Princesses"
By Stephen Kinney
Born in the heart of New England, Sally and Susie Fish (now Longenecker) grew up in Morgandom. They paint a colorful story about the good old days.

FOCUS ON NEW ENGLAND Northampton's Classes of a Century Past
By Patti Brooks
In another age, Morgan owners had a diverse list of classes in which to compete. Here we have recollections of bygone days.

FOCUS ON NEW ENGLAND Avery Farm, The Quiet Dynasty
By Helen Herold
Had they used a prefix they might be a household name today. But the breeders of Bennfield's Ace, Courage Of Equinox, and others simply let the horses speak for themselves.

HISTORY LESSON Elmer Darling, Philanthropist, Visionary, Morgan Breeder
By Brenda Tippin
Mountains, towers, mansions, and Morgans. Elmer Darling dreamed big and his influence is still felt today in the Morgan breed.

FOCUS ON NEW ENGLAND John Bennett, A Rewarding Experience
By Stacey Stearns
For 31 years Morgan figure John Bennett directed equine activities at the University of Connecticut. We chat with him as he retires from that post.

AMHA AMHA's 2017 Open Competition Award Winners
By Katie Hodges
A look at Morgan ambassadors who represented the breed in open competition. We applaud you!

THIS JUST IN Everyone Loves a Parade
By Suzy Lucine
The "Kohler Four" goes parading hooked to a Wells Fargo stagecoach.



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Ledgefields Jagged Edge (Get Busy x Queen's No Mercy) on his way to the Two-Year-Old Stallion In-Hand division at New England Regional. Owned by Grace Steere, Bristol, Rhode Island and trained by David Rand at RAND in Falmouth, Maine.

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Morgan Gold Cup Regional
By Kim Oplotnik & Joyce Burroughs

Summer Daze Regional
By Kim Oplotnik & Jessica Martinez

Syracuse International
By Barbara Irvine, Ashleigh Wood & Meghan von Ballmoos


Charity Fair
By Kim Oplotnik & Jennifer Cappa


Connecticut Morgan Open Show
By Barbara Irvine


Summer Kickoff
By Meghan von Ballmoos

Oregon Morgan Classic
By Kathy Carlson

Tri-State All Morgan
By Jordan Cusumano

Seacoast Morgan
By Amanda Hill

Prairie State Classic
By Nicole Peterson

Vermont Morgan Heritage Days
By Cheryl Pratts Rivers

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