Merit Program

The AMHAY Merit Program is designed to help you become a competent horseperson. The six successive levels of testing are designed to increase knowledge of the Morgan breed and general horsemanship while receiving recognition for hard work.

AMHA Merit Program achievers must be under 22 years of age (as of December 1st) and all badge work must be completed with a registered Morgan horse.

Badge work is challenging, but the rewards and benefits are well worth the effort. Badge Achiever’s are announced on multiple forms of AMHA Social Media Outlets.


Levels of the AMHA Merit Program:

Figure Badge - introductory level. FOR NON-MEMBERS ONLY. Youth receives a FREE youth AMHA Membership for the remainder of the year upon completion.

Bulrush - Awards includes certificate, gift card and Bulrush pin

Woodbury - Awards includes certificate, gift card and Woodbury pin.

Sherman  - Award includes certificate, gift card and Sherman pin.

Black Hawk  - Award includes certificate, gift card and Black Hawk pin.

Justin Morgan  - The highest of badge achievements. Award includes certificate, gift card, Justin Morgan pin, Custom AMHA Jacket and recognition on the AMHA Website.


Congratulations to our Justin Morgan Achievers! Click here to see a list of these top achievers! 

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