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National Show and Youth World reminders

Class entries must be received by May 11, 2009 to receive pre-entry prices and inclusion in the official show program. Entries received after the deadline will be subject to a fee 1 ½ times the pre-entry price. Forms may be found in the premium book or the National Show web page. National Show entrants meeting the Pre-Entry deadline will be entered into a drawing for the Spring John Deere Giveaway of a line-trimmer! Sponsored by the Appaloosa Members Advantage program.

Stall reservations must be received in the ApHC office by May 18 to secure a previously held location. Any stalls reserved after June 1 will be subject to a fee 1 ½ times the on-time stall fee. Forms may be found in the premium book or the National Show web page.

Deadline to purchase slots for futurity and sweepstakes classes has been extended to June 1, 2009. The slots purses promise to be large—more than $85,500 was paid out in 2008, so get in on the action and purchase a slot in one of the following four classes: 3-year-old Western Pleasure Futurity, 3-year-old Hunter Under Saddle Futurity, Non-pro/Youth 5 & Under Western Pleasure Sweepstakes and Non-pro Youth 5 & Under Hunter Under Saddle Sweepstakes. To purchase, call (208) 882-5578 ext. 244.

Show Class Specials. Any non-pro or a youth exhibitor may enter 9 classes at regular price and enter a 10th class for Free! This option is for pre-entries only. See page 18 in the premium book for more details or call (208) 882-5578 ext. 400.

• The Appaloosa Youth Association (AYA), the official youth program of the Appaloosa Horse Club, will once again host the Youth/Collegiate Horse Judging Contest at the 2009 World Championship Appaloosa Youth Show. The Horse Judging Contest will begin at 9 a.m. Friday, June 26, at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds in Jackson. For all of the details, call (208) 882-5578 ext. 264.

• Join the Appaloosa Horse Club (ApHC) for one night of charity at the 62nd National Championship Appaloosa Show to benefit the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children! Watch exhibitors and their Appaloosas compete for National Championship titles Friday, June 26, and bring a donation of any amount and/or new, unwrapped toys to benefit the hospital. For information regarding the types of toys, visit http://childrenshospital.umc.edu/.

1 Comment

  1. ManesFriend Said,

    May 13, 2009 @ 10:41 am

    Thanks for the reminders!

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