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Morgan UPHA Classics Move to Oklahoma

The United Professional Horsemen’s Association is pleased to announce that the UPHA Classics Championships for the Morgan divisions will be determined at the Grand National & World Championship Morgan Horse Show held in Oklahoma City, OK, October 8 – 15, 2011.

The class results from the World Champion 3 Year Old Park Harness, World Champion 3 Year Old Pleasure Driving and World Champion 3 Year Old Hunter Pleasure classes will be used to determine the UPHA Classics Grand Championship award and money winners. Your entry must be qualified to show in the World Champion class per the rules of the Grand National & World Championship Morgan Horse Show. The highest placing UPHA Classics eligible horse in each World Champion class noted above will be named the UPHA Classics Champion, the second highest placing animal the Reserve Champion and so forth. A total of $15,000.00 in UPHA Classic prize money will be awarded to ELIGIBLE winners. In addition, the Champions will be specially honored at the UPHA Convention, January 2012 in Nashville, TN.

To be UPHA Classics eligible, **NEW THIS YEAR**horses must be 3 YEARS OF AGE, nominated to the UPHA Classics Program and qualify for the 3 year old UPHA Classic Championship by placing first through sixth in a 3 year old UPHA Classic qualifying class prior to the Grand National & World Championship Morgan Horse Show. Both the owner and trainer of the entry must be an Active or Associate member of the UPHA. For details about the UPHA Classics Program, eligibility requirements and for nomination forms go to  – Programs – UPHA Classics or call (859) 231-5070.

IMPORTANT: The eligibility fee is only $50.00 if postmarked by April 1, 2011. After April 1, 2011 the fee increases to $100.00.

Don’t miss this opportunity, it’s easy and affordable: Nominate, participate and prosper!

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