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Team Morgan Nears Financial Goal

Time is drawing close to the fundraising deadline for Team Morgan 2009! The team has set an ambitious goal of $30,000 to go toward travel and uniform expenses for team, and they are still $10,000 short of accomplishing this. They need your help by January 31!

Team Morgan is an international multi-discipline competition program for Morgan youth ages 13-21. Its mission is to promote the breed through international competition and provides educational experiences to Morgan youth.

Scheduled for March 5-9, six young equestrians will travel to South Africa to compete in a saddle seat competition against the South African Boerperd Amateur Union (SABAU). Team members are Lyssa Bomgaars, Brynne Cummings, Rachel Menard, Kelsey Irvine, Maggie Smith, and Taylor Sams. The team's alternate is Caitlyn Scholl. Cindy Mugnier has been named team coach and Sara Gove is assistant coach. In August, AMHA and Team Morgan 2008 hosted the South African Junior World Cup Saddle Seat Equitation Team at the Massachusetts Morgan Horse Show.

No donation is too small! Your tax deductible contribution can be sent by January 31 to AMHECT, 122 Bostwick Road, Shelburne, Vermont 05482.

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