Bill Hughes, director of the Arabian Horse Center, will be a judge at the Morgan Grand National & World Championship Horse Show on Oct. 4-11 in Oklahoma City. The competition is one of the largest shows of the year, with 1,400 Morgan horses. Hughes will judge the Western and Hunter Pleasure divisions. Later in the month, Hughes will attend the U.S. National Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show in Tulsa, Okla., where he will serve as the national show manager. With 2,000 horses worldwide, the event, held Oct. 17-25, is one of the largest breed championships in the country. During the show, Hughes network with others in the Arabian horse industry to raise funds for the proposed W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Library and meet with breeders to obtain stallion breedings for the 2009 breeding season. He will also have sales lists, videos and pictures of horses being offered for sale from the Arabian Horse Center. Hughes will also talk with prospective students interested in equine industry studies in the College of Agriculture.