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and your horse can participate. Clinics have filled quickly, so contact the staff of Equine Affaire now to find out what sessions may still have openings.

Free is Good! Would you like to win a year’s supply of feed for your horse, free tickets to Equine Affaire, or another prize? Equine Affaire’s 2013 raffle features a number of great prizes and is both free and easy to enter. Win feed for a year from Triple Crown® Nutrition, bedding for a year from Best Cob, LLC, a Spring Cleaning package from Valley Vet Supply®, a framed Equine Affaire Fine Art Poster from Wood’s Art Gallery, tickets to the 2014 Equine Affaire in Ohio, and much more. Visit to learn more about the prizes available in this year’s raffle and enter online. And, be sure to visit the Raffle Center in the Bricker Building at the event to see the prizes on display and complete your entry. Winners will be announced on Sunday afternoon, and you need not be present to win.

You’re encouraged to make your hotel reservations soon, as room blocks and special rates at our host hotels will expire in early March. Camping with hookups is available right at the Ohio Expo Center on a first-come, first-served basis. Consult for hotel details, updated information on room availability, and information on camping.

Generous Sponsors Make for a Great Equine Affaire Equine Affaire’s extensive program of educational activities and entertainment, and the event’s modest admission fees, are made possible through generous sponsorships by dozens of equine-related companies and organizations. We all extend our sincere gratitude to Farnam®, Rod’s Western Palace, Andis® Company, Royal Mat, Light ‘N Lasting, and the dozens of other companies who have endorsed

the educational mission of Equine Affaire through their sponsorships. Without the financial underwriting of these fine companies, Equine Affaire would not be the quality event that it is.

Everything You Need to Know The Equine Affaire website,, contains everything you need to know to make your visit a fun and successful one: admission details, directions, hotel information, a complete roster of presenters, daily schedules, maps, Ride With The Best and Versatile Horse & Rider Competition materials, facility information, and tips for making the most of your Equine Affaire experience. You can order advance tickets online or through the mail (through March 15). If you’re not web-savvy, our friendly staff will gladly take your call and provide assistance at 740-845-0085, Monday-Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern.

Want to Join the Team? Assistance from volunteers is essential to the production of each Equine Affaire. If you’re interested in getting involved in the event, earning free admission and an Equine Affaire souvenir, and working with great people, contact our volunteer coordinator, Cindy Southward, at 740-845-0085, ext. 102, for details on our volunteer program. Information on volunteering and a volunteer application are available at Click on the Ohio event and follow the “Participate” link to the volunteer page.

Equine Affaire: Always a Great Value for Horse Lovers You can enjoy all that Equine Affaire has to offer—the clinics and seminars, the shopping, the specialty pavilions, and the Versatile Horse & Rider Competition for the price of a singleday or multi-day general admission ticket. Adult admission is only $15/day (and includes a free event program) and youth (age 7-10) admission is only $8/day. A four-day pass for adults is also available for just $50—a savings of $10 off the daily rate. Round up your horse-loving family, friends, and barn mates, and plan your April getaway. Equine Affaire makes your trip even more affordable with special room blocks and discount rates at dozens of area host hotels. March 2013

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Equine Journal March  

Your All-Breed, All-Discipline Resource

Equine Journal March  

Your All-Breed, All-Discipline Resource