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Berkshire Morgan Youth Essay Competition

Berkshire Morgan Youth Essay Competition
Sponsored by Copper Beech Morgan Farm

General Information:

What is the purpose of this competition?  To promote the Morgan Horse and develop youth participation in the equine industry, while supporting the growing endeavors of the Berkshire Morgan Youth Group.

Who is eligible?  Any youth interested in owning a Morgan.  You must be 21 years or under with permission from a qualified adult.

Who is a “qualified adult”?  A parent, relative, or guardian who is willing to guarantee that you will be able to care for and raise a Morgan.

Who will judge the essays?  A panel of Morgan and education professionals will judge the essays.

When will the winner be notified? The winner will receive a letter and a telephone call no later than mid-January.  The winner is then responsible for picking up the horse within 7 days.

What will the winner have to do as follow up?  We hope that the winner will be able to attend the New England Morgan Horse Association Winter Getaway and Awards Banquet for presentation.

How do I find out what the essay topic is and when is the deadline?  The essay topic is provided on the application.  Applications are available for a $5.00 fee from Barbara Irvine.  Please send a note requesting an application along with your check or money order payable to Barbara Irvine.  Completed applications and essays are due to Barbara Irvine by
December 31, 2006.

Please e-mail questions to:

Send all information or application requests to:

Berkshire Morgan Youth Essay Competition
Barbara Irvine
1550 Route 203

Chatham, New York 12037-1708

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