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UPHA/American Royal Judges Announced



The UPHA American Royal National Championship Horse Show will once again be held in Kansas City's Kemper Arena, November 16-20, 2010.  The UPHA is proud to continue hosting its Saddlebred and Hackney Classic Grand Championships and Challenge Cup Championships in conjunction with the American Royal.  Horse Show Manager Kent Moeller has announced the appointment of the following judges: 


Saddlebred Division and UPHA Saddlebred Classics 
Rob Byers, Kim Crumpler, Maria Gilman 

Road Horse and Roadster Pony Divisions 
Kim Crumpler, Maria Gilman, Randy Harper 

Hackney Pony Division, UPHA Hackney Classics and AHHS Youth Medallion Championships
Kim Crumpler, Maria Gilman, Randy Harper 

American Royal Saddle Seat Equitation 
Rob Byers, Fran Crumpler, Cindy Mugnier

USEF Saddle Seat Medal Finals 
Dale Arnston, Rob Byers, Fran Crumpler 

UPHA Challenge Cup Championships 
Nancy Becker, Maria Gilman, Cindy Mugnier 

UPHA Exceptional Challenge Cup Championship 
Fran Crumpler, Maria Gilman, Rob Byers 

Returning in 2010 is the UPHA Classics Incentive Sale, which will be held on Thursday evening immediately following the horse show, featuring food and drink as part of the festive event.  Since 2006, this program has paid-out $140,000 in Added Incentive Money to ribbon winners in the UPHA Classic Grand Championships that had gone through the sale as yearlings or two-year-olds.  For more information about the Incentive Sale, contact John T. Jones at (513) 226-8155; Bret C. Day at (859) 351-1784; or the UPHA office at (859) 231-5070. Sale entry forms will be available on the UPHA website, www.UPHAonline.com, in early July. 

We count on you -- the exhibitors, trainers, breeders, and enthusiastic fans -- to keep this horse show at the very top.  Please know that your participation in this endeavor is critical to the success of the horse show, and all support is appreciated.  For sponsorship opportunities, contact Matthew Williams, UPHA Marketing Assistant, at (859) 231-5070 or mwilliams@UPHAonline.com.

To obtain a prize list, contact Paulette Orth, American Royal VP of Competitive Events, at (816) 569-4019 or pauletteo@americanroyal.com.  

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