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2016 HORSE FAIR HEADLINERS

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STEVE EDWARDS ♦ ♦ FRANKLIN LEVINSON

LISA WYSOCKY ♦ ♦ TAYLOR McINTOSH ♦ ♦

♦ ♦ LARRY WHITESELL & JENNIFER BAUER ♦ ♦

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FAIR EVENTS

Breed Barn, Show Me Barn of “How To” Clinics, Jumping Demonstration, Ask the Vet Booth, Parade of Breeds, AHC Membership Booth, Ask the Farrier, HUGE Trade Show of Vendors, Another Chance Drawing, Model Horse Competition, Round Pen Raffle, Drill Team Competition, Fair Clinician Booths Alabama Obstacle Series Challenge, Silent Auction, Dressage Demonstration, Spotlight of Breeds Presentations, and much more.

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SATURDAY MARCH 5 ♦ ♦ ♦ DRILL TEAM COMPETITION IN CRAWFORD ARENA – Details posted below.

SUNDAY, MARCH 6 ♦ ♦ ♦ ALABAMA OBSTACLE SERIES OBSTACLE CHALLENGE IN CRAWFORD ARENA – Details posted below

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Breed Barn and Parade of Breeds – This is a great opportunity to promote your breed. Participants are encouraged to decorate your stalls, set up tables with information about your breed and/or breed organization, farm, stallion or the like. Parade of Breeds is held inside Garrett Coliseum on Saturday and Sunday.  Contact person: Christie Porter (256) 614-9011 or email cheche68@me.co      Breed Barn Packet download here:  2016 Breed Barn Packet MTM

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Show Me BarnClinic area set up with demonstrations and “How To” clinics on a large array of topics such as: Braiding your horse for show or pleasure, Saddle fitting, Wound wrapping and dressings, Equine Nutrition and Body scoring, Acupuncture, Roping demonstrations, Farrier work, Equine dentistry and much more. We will post a schedule of demonstrations in mid February.

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Alabama Obstacle Challenge Series – Ultimate Obstacle Challenge at the FairThis year we are adding a new class and more great prizes!  Stay tuned for more information!! Advanced Champion: $1000,  Intermediate Champion: $500, Novice Champion: $500, Youth 7-11 Champion: $125, Youth 12-16 Champion: $125 – All Champions win an AOCS Champion Belt Buckle!! All 1st – 6th place winners receive beautiful Ultimate Obstacle Challenge Ribbons! More Great Prizes To Be Announced! Entry is $65 if mailed in by Feb 20.  $75 for day of entries at the Fair.  We will accept entries until we hit our 100 maximum.

OR GO TO THE AOCS WEBSITE:  www.AlabamaObstacleChallenge.com
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PHOTO CONTEST – This is the AHC Fair First Annual Photo Contest. This contest is set up for ALL AGES of photographers and several exciting categories to enter. Download flyer for rules and where to enter. Photos will be on exhibit at the fair. PHOTO CONTEST: AHC photo contest rules (2)  AHC photo contest flier1

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TRADE SHOWHuge array of vendors offering items for the horse enthusiast, owner, rider, farm, barn and ranch – everything equine! Offering tack, apparel and supplies for all disciplines…trail, English, and western rider. Vendors from TRAIL RIDING facilities from all over the state of Alabama.  Ask the Vet and Ask the Farrier booths offering you opportunity to speak with veterinarians and farriers volunteering their time to share free information and knowledge with you – they are there to help you and answer your questions. AHC Membership booth set up to share with you information about AHC, what we do, member benefits, and provide a area for you to join AHC or renew your current membership. Come shop at the AHC Horse Fair!

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Another Chance DrawingDrawings on Saturday and Sunday afternoons offering chance to win FREE gift baskets. Baskets from vendors, tack stores, horse and pony clubs and more. Baskets valued at $4o and up. To be in drawing….you must enter from coupon located in the AHC Fair Souvenir Program. Programs can be purchased at the admission gate, AHC Membership booth or AHC Fair office.Another Chance

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Silent AuctionTo be held on Saturday, March 5. We will have a large selection of items for your consideration – both equine related and non equine related. Auction to be set up on the first floor by the North parking lot entrance to Garrett Coliseum. Silent Auction to benefit AHC projects and Auburn University Equestrian Club.

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Model Horse Show – Third Annual Sanctioned Model Horse Show at the Fair. Competition will be held on SATURDAY & SUNDAY IN 2016. Show flyer:   horse show fair final   Information, rules and entry form:   CALMHS 2016 entryform and info  Saturday Show Classes:   Saturday classes 2016  Sunday Show Classes:   Sunday classes 20166119968_orig

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Drill Team CompetitionHeld on Saturday, March 5th at the Fair. Inside Crawford Arena. All day Saturday at the Fair, excitement of flags, horses, routines and competition. We encourage you to come watch this exciting event. If you are part of a drill team, be sure to enter this competition.  2016 DRILL TEAM PACKET:  AL Horse Fair Drill Team Comp Rgstr Pkt 2016

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Round Pen Raffle Chance to win a 60 ft. Priefert Utility Round Pen. Tickets can be bought at the AHC Membership Booth or any AHC Board Member.  Drawing to be held Sunday afternoon, March 6th at the Fair. You DO NOT have to be present to win. Sponsored by Fuller Supply and Priefert Farm & Ranch Equipment. $5 per ticket.

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Rodeo RoyaltyBooth of Rodeo Queens from around our state will be at a “Rodeo Royalty” booth at the Fair. Come meet and greet these beautiful lady equestrians.   Rodeo Queens will  take photos, give autographs, offer beauty, style and modeling information and tips. These queens will offer information on Rodeo pageants and competitions. To be a part of this booth, contact Libby Shackelford (205) 533-0432.

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© Mary Katherine Morris Photography 2015

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COWBOY & COWGIRL CHURCH – Sunday morning, March 6 at 8 a.m. inside Garrett Coliseum. Church led by the Brush Poppers.

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