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Des Moines Springfest announces judge

Des Moines Springfest announces judge

Feb 18, 2014

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The Des Moines Springfest Horse Show, scheduled for April 24 – 27, 2014 is pleased to announce its selection of Kristen Cater, Dunbarton, New Hampshire as our 2014 horse show judge. She will judge a full schedule of events including UPHA Classics and Challenge Cup classes, Saddle & Bridle qualifiers, Open classes and Academy sessions.  New this year will be a Road Horse to Bike qualifier and Championship, UPHA Adult Challenge Cup and additional walk/trot classes. The show will be held in the beautiful, state of the art, Jacobson Arena at the Iowa State Fairgrounds.  We are additionally pleased to announce that the footing mix has been re-formulated in the show arena as well as the adjacent warm-up.

Springfest is famous for its outstanding line up of hospitality events including morning pastries and coffee, lunches and evening events.  A special Junior Exhibitor breakfast and activities are planned for Saturday morning, April 26.  Join in as we play “Pony Pitch” to raise money for Blank Children’s Hospital.  Winning pitch shares the jackpot with Blank!  Returning this year is our Trainer’s Incentive; each trainer’s name is entered in a drawing for a $100 cash prize each session of the horse show! Don’t forget your stable dogs and family pets for our pet-in-costume class with prizes for all participants.

Premium Books will be mailed by March 1 but are now available online at www.desmoinesspringfest.com.  For more information please visit our website or contact show manager Lenard Davenport, 417-888-0686, lendavenport@prodigy.net or show chair Susan Aschenbrenner, 515-278-2714, susanaschenbrenner@hotmail.com.

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