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Early Bird Hotel and Convention Rates Extended to Friday!

January 23, 2017

If you've been on the fence about going to the 2017 AMHA Convention in Riverside, California, you're in luck! The early bird hotel and registration rates have been extended to Friday, January 27! Don't miss out on meeting up with your Morgan family at this fun winter event!

The 2017 AMHA Convention will take place February 22-25 at the Mission Inn and Spa and is guaranteed to have something for everyone! On Wednesday, February 22, you can participate in tours of local Morgan barns, transportation provided! Thursday kicks off with a barn clinic at Rushton Stables and the welcome reception party.

Friday and Saturday are filled with informative and entertaining seminars, including:

-- Learn how to build a successful lesson/equitation program
-- The historical series titled "How the West was Won, Memorable Morgans from the Past" with longtime Californians Mary Brown, Susie Morgan, and Vickie Smith
-- Mental skills coach Lynda Lahman will speak on "The Winner's Mind: Getting Your Head into Your Ride"
-- Animal communicator, Lydia Hiby, is one of the most sought-after animal communicators in the country with clients from around the country and Europe, with a client base more than 60,000.
-- Para equestrian Stefanie Putnam will talk about carriage driving
-- Learn about transitioning your academy horse to a show horse
-- Cathie Mendenhall and Phyllis Shopbell will discuss current trail ride sports
-- Jeffrey Fetzer is one of the leading makeup and hair artists today. He will show you how to transform yourself into a show ring beauty!

All this, plus the return of the popular "Train the Trainers" series, the annual meeting of AMHA members, the live AMHA/World Morgan Futurity Stallion Service Auction, and the AMHA Awards Luncheon and gala banquet!

Rooms may be booked by calling (800) 843-7755 or (951) 784-0300 ext. 850 or book online at, Group Code MORGA022017. Be sure to mention "American Morgan Horse Association Annual Convention 2017" to obtain the group rate.

For more information on the Convention or to download a registration form, go to 2017 AMHA Convention.