The American Morgan Horse Association has announced an opportunity that has been two years in the making – the first ever, AMHA Distance Championship (50-mile ride), which will take place in Henryville, Indiana, Friday, October 26, 2018.
AMHA has partnered with the Arabian Horse Association to offer this first ever AMHA 50-mile National Championship for horses registered with AMHA. This breed specific championship runs concurrently with the 50-mile OPEN (all breeds) ride. The entry fee of $155 covers both the 50-mile AMHA ride entry AND the concurrent 50-mile OPEN ride.
Not quite ready for a 50-mile ride? The overall event being held Thursday, October 25 through Sunday, October 28 offers a variety of options for distance riders of all levels.
Other options Morgan enthusiasts may find appealing include:
100-mile OPEN (all breeds welcome) Ride, Saturday
25-mile Limited Distance Challenge, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
(made up of three, individual, 25-mile a day rides)
Competitive Trail Ride (Sunday)
Qualifications for the AMHA 50-mile ride include:
Horse must be registered with the AMHA.
Rider must be an active competing member of AMHA.
Horse must have a minimum of 100 Lifetime miles completed.
Horse must have completed in a minimum of 2 different 50-mile rides sanctioned by AMHA, AHA, or AERC (must be able to verify).
Horse must be at least 5 years old on the day of the ride.
Entries must follow all rules and pay all fees as outlined in the event flyer and registration form.