Oxford resident Morgan Wright has been awarded with the American Morgan Horse Association Hunter Seat on the Flat Silver Medal Award for her performance at the Dixie Cup Spring Classic Horse Show held at the Georgia International Horse Park on May 3 through 5.
Wright, 16, qualified to compete for the Gold Medal at the 2012 Grand National & World Championship Morgan Horse Show held in Oklahoma City, Oct. 6 through 13.
Excellence in equitation is valued by AMHA and is recognized through its AMHA Medal classes, held at local and regional Morgan horse and all-breed shows.
All junior riders who are AMHA members are invited to compete on a Morgan.
AMHA Silver Medals are awarded in each of the six seats: Saddle, Western, Hunter on the Flat, Hunter Over Fences, Reining and Dressage.
Those who place first or second in an AMHA Silver Medal class are qualified to participate in the 2012 Gold Medal Finals at the Grand National.
The highest AMHA equitation honor, the Gold Medal, is awarded in each of the six seats.
The AMHA was founded in 1909 and serves more than 50,000 Morgan horse owners, breeders and exhibitors and enthusiasts throughout the U.S.
Founded in 1909, the American Morgan Horse Association is a nonprofit organization serving more than 50,000 Morgan horse owners.
MHA serves as a parent organization to more than 90 recognized Morgan horse clubs and national service organizations.
For more information on America’s original horse breed, contact the American Morgan Horse Association, Inc., 4066 Shelburne Road, Suite 5, Shelburne, VT 05482; (802) 985-4944; morganhorse.com.