Skip to content

Candids of the Week




Ringmaster John Franzreb presented Jason Molback and CH It’s O’Clock the tricolor from The Big E’s Five-Gaited Championship.


Adam Bovaird escorted four-time World’s Grand Champion Giselle and Larry Ella to the ring at The Big E. The Bent Tree Farm entry thrilled the large audiences at New England’s State Fair.


Sarah Hecht and Ultra’s Special Delivery topped the Morgan Park Saddle Championship at The Big E. The Scottfield team also won the open qualifier.



Al and Janice Martin of Aljak Acres were honored for both their many years of service and dedication to the Michigan Morgan Horse Breeders’ Futurity and for their 50th wedding anniversary that they celebrated at the show. L-R Jeff, Janice, Al, Joan and Ken Martin.



Janet Kellett had a great week at Southeastern.  Not only did she sweep the five-gaited show pleasure division aboard King’s Carma (pictured) but also swept the fine harness division with Alde Mar’s Crystal Piston and had a winning debut driving Get Crackin’.


Proud grandmother Sarah Zarcone and Dane Saylor watched the show at Southeastern on Wednesday night.  On Saturday afternoon, Dane topped the Academy Walk-and-Trot On Line class.  Dane is a third generation horseman following in his grandmother and mom’s (Michelle Glynn Saylor) footsteps. 


JDS Sazzafrazz, owned by Alan Walton, was awarded the Best Performance in Show at Michigan Futurity for the second year in a row. Her breeder Debbie LaMay was joined by Mike Slomkowsi, Katie Lash, Grant Slomkowski and Ann Slomkowski.

More Stories

  • Morgan Stallion Sweeps Draws Winners

    The New England Morgan Horse Association and New England Regional Morgan Horse Show, in conjunction with the United Breeders Committee, have announced the winners of the 2019-2020 Morgan Stallion Sweeps... Read More
  • New York Morgan Stallion Service Auction 2020

    A lively group of people gathered on February 1, 2020 to partake in 32nd annual NY Stallion Service Auction. The auction was held at The Saratoga Hilton, Saratoga Springs NY. The atmosphere was fun and energetic with great acoustics to provide a most enjoyable evening... Read More
  • UPHA Chapter 5 To Host Mid-Winter Horse Preview and Equine Seminar Weekend

    Members of UPHA Chapter 5 will host a Horse Preview at Bob and Tonya Brison’s Fairview Farm, New Bloomfield, Missouri, on Friday, February 28 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. Several trainers will exhibit young horses as well as horses offered for sale. You are invited to come out and get in a show horse state of mind while enjoying friends, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Read More
  • Latest Issue 2 17 20

    Read More
  • Latest Issue HW 2 20

    Read More
  • ASHA Spirit of the Medallion: Olivia Turner

    Today’s recipient has been passionate for, and dedicated to, Hackney Ponies all her life. While her love for ponies is immense, it’s her love for those around her; friends and barn mates alike, that truly sets her apart. And if you were to ask her she would tell you that they are all part of her extended family and that she would give anything to ensure the best for each of them... Read More
  • AHHS Elsa Mikkelsen Distinguished Service Award: Steve Kildow

    The AHHS Else Mikkelsen Distinguished Service Award is awarded to a member of the American Hackney Horse Society who has contributed his or her energies to the promotion of the Hackney Horse or Pony... Read More
  • AHHS Anna Lee Spires Judd Amateur Exhibitor Award: Cheryl Innis

    This year’s recipient is a lady that has been in the horse industry most of her life. Cheryl Innis is one of a kind. She is gracious, supportive, fun and competitive all in one. Her love of the horses and the Hackney ponies is something you can see when you look at the smile on her face.  Read More
  • AMHA Cecil Brown Sportsmanship Award: Stacy Hennessy

    Stacy Hennessy was born into an equine world which became a part of Stacy’s vocabulary from an early age. Beginning with leadline at Devon, then launching her lifetime with horses in the New Jersey Hunter/Jumper world... Read More
  • AMHA Professional Horsemen Award: Jim and Jenny Taylor

    Jim and Jenny Taylor of Memory Lane Farm in Ohio have practiced their amazing horsemanship skills across multiple breeds, including Saddlebreds, Hackney Ponies and, of course, the Morgan. With their teamwork, the Morgans they have ridden and driven are a significant part of our breed’s show ring history.  Read More