Skip to content

Inaugural Morgan Weanling Gala Only Weeks Away

The inaugural Morgan Weanling Gala is just weeks away, and organizers are expecting a great group of foals to compete Thursday evening, September 3rd, during the Jubilee Regional Morgan Horse Show in Springfield, IL. All 2009 foals by the following sires are eligible to compete in the event: Astronomicallee, Beethoven, Belalugosi, Bellerophon, Bocelli, Born to Boogie, Cartier, Centerpiece, Century Nightmusic, CCR’s Outrajus Corajus, Favorite Son, Fifth Avenue Flaire, Grand Cru Dom Perignon, Hollybrook Stage Rage, JW That Special Flaire, Man In Motion, MEM The Patriot, Minion Millennium, Mizrahi, MSV Shooting Star, Stonecroft Byzantine, Stonecroft Trilogy, Super Nova, Tara’s Firewalker, Town Assets, and Ultra’s Special Agent. Ken Swanson, Karen Homer-Brown and Scott Thacker will be officiating this year’s competition.

"There is still time to make entries for the event." Chairman Larry Bolen stated. "Entries will be accepted until noon on Wednesday, September 2nd but stabling arrangements must be made with Jubilee Show Manager Fred Nava ahead of time." Bolen added. Everyone is encouraged to attend Thursday evening, September 3rd as the future’s best make their show ring debuts. If anyone has questions, please visit for more information.

The Morgan Weanling Gala is an event sponsored by the American Morgan Horse Institute, which is a not-for-profit charitable, historical, and educational institution. As a Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation organized under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, contributions are tax-deductible. AMHI activities include awarding educational scholarships; collecting and displaying materials relating to the Morgan breed at the Shelburne, Vermont-based National Museum of the Morgan Horse; and conducting the Grand National and World Championship Morgan Horse Show®. For membership information or to make a donation, please contact

More Stories

  • A Memorable First Trip To Oklahoma

    Taylor Ladd arrived in Oklahoma to compete for the first time this year, but she had the success of a seasoned veteran. The walk-trot rider left the fairgrounds with two World Championships, one Reserve World Championship, and three Grand National titles under the direction of Taylor River Farm. Read More
  • Highlights from Morgan Grand National

    Enjoy the victory passes and interviews from Oklahoma City on ReporTV! Read More
  • REPORT Leaderboard MGN FINAL

    It's official! The REPORT Leaderboard for the 2017 Morgan Grand National and World Championship Horse Show is final. Wow!  All the hard work all year really paid off! Congratulations to all the winners - blue ribbon and otherwise!


    Read More
  • Interview at Sterling Training Center

    In the interview that follows, trainer Katie Mair and owners Mary and Natalie Golota share their thoughts following Katie's win with As Predicted GCH at the Morgan Grand National.  Read More
  • Interview at Cater Stables

    In the interview that follows, trainer Kristen Cater and proud owner Lila Tater share their thoughts following Kristen's victory in Hunter Pleasure with Epona's Mo'O Lio GCH at Morgan Grand National.  Read More
  • Interview at Fire Stables Equestrian

    In the interview that follows, Elaine Galatz, Hannah McBain, Phil Fountain and Julianne Rafferty of Fire Stables Equestrian share their thoughts following a successful Morgan Grand National. Read More
  • REPORT Leaderboard MGN Thru Friday

    With only Saturday's finale performances to go, here's how the blue ribbon counts go in the REPORT Leaderboard through end of day Friday, October 13. Read More
  • A Family Bond

    The Youth of the Year contest tests the skills of young equestrian each year at the Morgan Grand National. Selina Cloutier had the honor of winning this prestigious competition in 1998, and this year, her daughter Clea is competing for the same title. Read More
  • Another Record Breaking Performance

    Morgan Grand National fans were treated to a history making performance on Thursday afternoon as Arcadia, Oklahoma resident Chloe Farischon became the first junior exhibitor to win the World Champion Four-Year-Old English Pleasure title. Read More
  • REPORT Leaderboard MGN Thru Thursday

    It's coming down to the wire and the competition is so close. Check out the REPORT Leaderboard standings as of Thursday, October 12. Read More