Congratulations to the First 2017 World Champions
Competition is at its fullest at the 2017 Grand National & World Championship Morgan Horse Show® taking place in Oklahoma City this week. More than 1,000 Morgan horses are competing for eight days for $250,000-plus in prize money!
The first world champions, the In-Hand division, were crowned on Saturday. Congratulations to the following Morgans, handlers, and owners of these first world champions!
|World Champion Junior Gelding||LBJ Starfire||Tim Roesink||Little Rock Morgans|
|World Senior Gelding||Saralin In Touch||Tim Roesink||Lora Lyons|
|World Champion Gelding||Saralin in Touch||Tim Roesink||Lora Lyons|
|World Champion Junior Mare||Merriehill Maleficent||Whitney Bodnar||Merriehill Farm|
|World Senior Champion Mare||Ledyard Octavia||Dwayne Knowles||Ledyard Company LLC|
|World Champion Mare||Ledyard Octavia||Dwayne Knowles||Ledyard Company LLC|
|World Champion Junior Stallion||EKL Shake It Off||John Hufferd||Kurt & Teri Rumens|
|World Senior Stallion||Merriehill After Hours||Eric Antman||Theodore & Elaine Olsen|
|World Champion Stallion||Merriehill After Hours||Eric Antman||Theodore & Elaine Olsen|
Other world champions crowned over the weekend include:
|World Champion Fitting & Showmanship 13 & Under||T-Town Talk About Me GCH||Max Shingledecker||BrookeLynn Shingledecker|
|World Champion Fitting & Showmanship 14-17||Tropic Anne's Legacy||Elizabeth Keller||Ann Keller|
The competition has three shows daily through Saturday, October 14. Show times are 9 a.m., 1 p.m., and 6:30 p.m., daily. Admission is free throughout the week.
For those who are unable to attend in person, the show will be webcast live for free at www.mgnlive.com beginning at 9 a.m. local time. Results are posted daily on www.gaitkeeper.com.