Don’t Miss the Unbridled Excitement of the NEW EQUINE EXTRAVAGANZA at the MEADOW EVENT PARK

NOVEMBER 1 – 3, 2013, DOSWELL, VA

NEW OWNERSHIP •  NEW PERMANENT LOCATION  •  NEW PROGRAM

Equine Extravaganza, the popular Virginia equestrian festival and expo, has a new owner, a new location and an exciting new program this year. The Virginia Farm Bureau Federation announced the purchase of the show this spring. Its new permanent location is the historic Meadow Event Park in Caroline County, where the legendary Triple Crown champion Secretariat was born and raised.

The show offers three full days of “everything equine!” From educational clinics, exciting entertainment to extensive shopping, horse lovers can find it all at Equine Extravaganza!  

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

Featuring Julie Goodnight and Ken McNabb

july-goodnightThe show will present more than 100 clinics and demonstrations by top horse industry experts from across the country. Key presenters include Julie Goodnight, versatile trainer and popular host of “Horse Master” on RFD-TV;

Ken McNabb, true American Cowboy and host of “Discovering the Horseman Within” on RFD-TV; Dr. Robert Miller, equine behaviorist and veterinarian who created imprint training for foals; and Ron McLoughlin, classical stock seat trainer; Sulu Rose-Reed, popular hunter and jumper trainer with 22 years of showing experience including 10 Grand Prix wins; Steuart Pittman, well-known trainer with the Retired Racehorse Training Project; and more!

Topics will range from natural horsemanship, dressage, reining, jumping, trail riding, eventing, gaited riding, cowboy mounted shooting, barrel racing, therapeutic riding, holistic health and more.

Great Shopping: In addition to a power-packed educational program, the exhibit hall will be bustling with vendors from all over the country offering horse enthusiasts a spectacular array of products and services just in time for holiday shopping.  Plan to check out the exciting new products!

(Limited booth space is still available. Vendors, contact Tina Pruitt at tpruitt@statefairva.org

Special Events: The special events will be extra special this year at Equine Extravaganza. As befitting the birthplace of “America’s Super Horse,” there will be an exclusive Secretariat-themed event, the only one of its kind taking place in Virginia. More details coming soon. Additionally the expo will feature an extensive array of official Secretariat merchandise, as well as book signings.

PLUS:

Virginia’s Finest Food and Wine Pavilion – NEW!

Local craft beers – NEW!

Mounted Police Horse Obstacle Course – NEW!

Tours of Secretariat’s birthplace – NEW!

Breed & Stallion Showcase

Kids’ Corral with lots of horsey fun stuff; and much MORE!

Come all three days to experience ALL OF THE EXCITEMENT!

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