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AMHA joins forces with Charles Owen and Smart Pak to increase membership

Tuesday 15th November 2011


SHELBURNE, VT—The American Morgan Horse Association's (AMHA) 2012 membership drive is about to start and SmartPak Equine Inc. has joined forces with the helmet company, Charles Owen, to award some special prizes! For those returning AMHA members who give a new AMHA membership to a friend, their name will be entered in a drawing to win one of two Charles Owen custom helmets, valued at $360 each!

 Charles Owen has a long history in the equestrian world. World famous for raising the bar in safety, Charles Owen has been celebrating its 100-year birthday in 2011 as a leading manufacturer of riding helmets. When Charles Owen himself founded the company in 1911, his mission was to make products for a safer world. Under the direction of Charles Owen's grandson, Roy Burek, the mission has remained the same, but has extended its reach to all parts of the globe.

 "Charles Owen helmets incorporate the latest technology in protection, fit, and ventilation," said Burek. "We pride ourselves in the fit and protection afforded with a Charles Owen helmet."

Founded in 1999, SmartPak Equine is the country's largest online and catalog retailer serving the needs of the active and engaged horse owner. The patented SmartPak™ supplement feeding system has simplified the process of feeding horse supplements and medications, making it easier for thousands of riders to keep their horses healthier by ensuring their supplements are being fed correctly. SmartPak's diverse and expansive product offering includes its own line of supplements, tack, and horse blankets as well as an extensive selection of leading brands of equine health, apparel, tack, and equipment. SmartPak is a seven-time Inc. 500/5000 honoree and is the only equine company ever named to the Inc 500 list.  SmartPak is a 2011 Presenting Sponsor of AMHA's Pathways Program.

 By referring a friend to AMHA, you are ensuring the continuation of the Morgan breed, supporting your national association, as well as protecting yourself!

 Hurry! All memberships must be received by January 31, 2012 in order to be entered in the helmet drawing!

 Founded in 1909, the American Morgan Horse Association is a non-profit organization serving more than 50,000 Morgan horse owners, breeders, exhibitors, and enthusiasts throughout the United States. AMHA serves as a parent organization to more than 90 recognized Morgan horse clubs and national service organizations.

 For more information on America's original horse breed, contact the American Morgan Horse Association, Inc., 4066 Shelburne Road, Suite 5, Shelburne, Vermont 05482; (802) 985-4944;