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THE MORGAN MILE TROTTING RACES
This race is believed to be the first time since 1796 that a
Morgan race took place on the Morgan Mile.
A HISTORICAL AND EDUCATIONAL EVENT!
Saturday, September 7, 2013
Starting Time: 1 PM
RAIN OR SHINE!
Phone: 802 763-2516
Morgan Mile Road
Morgan Horses will be trot down the famous
Morgan Mile Road in Brookfield Vermont. History will repeat itself since the famous Morgan Horse
named Figure and later called Justin Morgan or The Morgan Horse, raced down this old Vermont Road.
He was raced against two New York running horses in Brookfield, Vt. in 1796 (defeating both easily).
On HorseWorld Today we welcome Cliff Swanson. Cliff is a founding member and also serves on the advisory board as well as a dedicated supported of the Western Dressage Association of America. He has outlined and piloted a series of skill Set Clinics for Western Dressage. Cliff is one of the founding trainers for the Train the Trainers program where he shares his expertise with trainers throughout the United States. His experiences, step by step training methods, and firm belief in the benefits of a foundation in classical dressage for any discipline, have made him a highly requested Western Dressage clinician throughout the United States.
On HorseWorld Today we welcome The Vermont Morgan Horse Association. VMHA is one of the most active Morgan organizations offering more than a dozen activities a year. From The Vermont Spring Classic to The Vermont Morgan Heritage Days to The Morgan Mile Trotting Races, VMHA brings it all to you! This 30 minute LIVE SHOW will be jam packed with information about our events. Feel free to call in and ask questions!
Denny Emerson, trainer, coach, auther, leader and activist, has been an influential force in the equestrian community for over half a century.On this episode of HorseWorld Today Denny talks about how the Morgan Horse was his first love. He gives his interesting insight comparing young riders of today to those equestrians of fifty years ago. We also discuss where most of us fall short in marketing our horses. This show is a must listen to for all who love horses.
The Founding Members Of The Lippitt Club
Are you a big fan of the Lippitt Morgan? On this episode of HorseWorld Today find out how the Lippitt Club was started. Seven of the original founding members get together to expain how it all begain.
The audio is from the DVD "A Visit In Time With Lippitt Founding Members" produced by Denlore Inc. and brought to you by HorseWold Today. If you would like your own DVD video of this broadcast you can order it from Denlore Inc. by calling 802 763-2516. The cost is just $25.00 plus $4.00 for shipping.
Jeff Morse, carriage driving trainer, clinician and keeper of the flame of the historic Green Meads Morgan Horse Farm is our guest this week.
There have been horses on Green Meads Farm since 1927 when Darwin and Kate Morse first set up their home in Richmond, Massachusetts. Abbington of Shadey Lawn, the 1949 National Champion Mare and their first Morgan arrived in the early 1950's with her first foal by her side, Windcrest Ben Davis (x Upwey Ben Don). For the 50 years that followed, Green Meads Farm has produced and trained Morgan Horses which have found their way around the world. Curently, Jeff Morse manages the farm, trains Morgans for all disciplines and accepts all breeds of horses and ponies - and mules! - for carriage driving training.