Equine Affaire, the premiere horse exposition in North America, returns to Fairplex Feb. 1 – 4 with a powerhouse line-up of more than 150 unique clinics, seminars and demonstrations by top professionals in the horse industry.
The show, celebrating its seventh anniversary, includes a trade show of hundreds of commercial exhibits offering everything equine from tack and trailers to jewelry and equine art. Both popular and rare horse breeds will be showcased in the expanded Breed Pavilion and in breed demonstrations throughout the weekend. The Youth Pavilion will involve children in educational demonstrations and fun activities.
Admission is only $15 per day or $45 for a four-day pass for adults and $10 per day or $30 for a four-day pass for kids 7-12 (ages 6 and younger are free). Hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday (clinics in the covered arena until 9 p.m.) and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.
The country’s foremost trainers, coaches and competitors will be on grounds, conducting in-depth clinics, including Tim Grubb (hunters and jumpers), Brian Borg (equine dentistry), Ginger Kathrens (wild mustangs) and Debi Metcalfe (horse theft prevention and recovery). Seminars will cover subjects as wide-ranging as Chinese herbal medicine and equine acupuncture to trail riding and equestrian vacations to breeding and Internet marketing.
The Breed Pavilion showcases major breeds as well as several unique breeds. Exhibit booths and stalls offer visitors up close and personal looks at these majestic beauties.
The Arabian Horse Association Youth Pavilion features educational and horse-related exhibits, presentations, demonstrations and the Celebrity Horse Showcase, featuring 24-year-old Arabian Stallion Remington Steele*++, adopted wild Bay Mustang gelding Nevada Joe, and Azul Solamente, a Pryor Mountain Mustang gelding.
For more information, visit the Web sites, www.equineaffaire.com or www.fairplex.com. rc=http:/