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ASHA welcomes the American Morgan Horse Association Convention to Lexington


Lexington, Kentucky ­– The American Saddlebred Horse Association is proudly welcoming the American Morgan Horse Association Convention to Lexington by inviting all registered Morgan convention attendees to attend all ASHA convention meetings and forums.


The American Morgan Horse Association is taking place Wednesday through Saturday, February 15-18 at the Hyatt Regency Lexington.  The American Saddlebred Horse Association convention is taking place Thursday through Saturday, February 16-18 at the Embassy Suites of Lexington, with a number of activities taking place at surrounding locations.


All registered Morgan convention attendees are invited to attend all ASHA convention meetings and forums.  Proof of registration will be required.  All meals will require a purchased ticket.


Alan F. Balch said it is great the American Morgan Horse Association has chosen Lexington for its convention.


“The American Saddlebred Horse Association is headquartered here in Lexington, and we know why the American Morgan Horse Association would want to have their convention in the Horse Capital of the World,” Balch said.  “We are very happy to have them here.”


The schedule of events for the American Saddlebred Horse Association can be found by clicking here, or going to the Saddlebred Summit webpage,  More information on the American Morgan Horse Association convention can be found on their website,   

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