Friday, October 17, 2014

Weekend Special Event Preview

Are you coming to The Dutta Corp Fair Hill International this weekend?  Bring a friend!  Bring the kids!  Bring someone who knows nothing about horses!  There's PLENTY of things to do for everyone.  Let's take a look!

Friday features a Mule Jumping demonstration in the Main Arena during the Dressage lunch break.  The mules jump from a standstill, and they can really fly.
The Mini horses and the Dog Agility demonstrations and lessons will both occur all day on Friday.  Go pet a cute Mini horse, or take your own dog in to the Dog Agility ring to test his skills and learn from the pros.
You can SHOP all day Friday, Saturday, and Sunday!  Our Country Shops vendors are set up and ready to fulfill all the items on your Christmas shopping list.  From saddles and bridles to knit hats and art work, we've got almost everything you heart desires.
You can fill your stomach with fantastic food from our food vendors, and rest your feet in our Food Court, conveniently located close to the Main Gate, the Country Shops, and the Main Arena (plus it's RIGHT next to the galloping lane for Cross Country on Saturday!)
 Speaking of Saturday...  There's way too much to do on Saturday.  If you see everything, you will 1)  Be really tired  and 2)  Be very entertained!

The Dog Agility lessons will continue on Saturday and Sunday, along with demonstrations of Dancing Dogs and Dog Tricks,  Mini horses are right next to the Dog Agility ring, so swing by to pet a Mini and learn more about this very versatile breed.
In a brand new location this fall is our ever popular KIDS CORNER, which is filled with fantastic things for kids to do.  Check out the barn made just for kids.  Hunt for pumpkins in the straw.  Play dress-up in the carriage.  Play in the Scheeler Seeds corn box (SO FUN!)  Get your face painted.  And new this year, FREE PONY RIDES!  Kids Corner is open 9 - 4 on Saturday and Sunday, and Pony Rides are from 10:30 - 2:30 each day.
Saturday morning features a fast, fun and furious games competition from Pony Clubbers in the President's Cup Games.  Games will be played in the CCI warm-up arena from 9AM - noon.  You've GOT to check these kids out - the speed at which they ride and they things they can do will amaze you!
The always popular Falconer Mike Dupuy will be on the grounds Saturday with his hawks.  Mike is a wonderful speaker who will teach you so much about hawks and the art of falconry.  His hawks are beautiful and amazing to watch.  Don't miss his demos in the Kids Corner area on Saturday!
John and Friends will keep you entertained on Saturday with Appalachian music between 12 and 2 on Saturday, near the Food Court.  The Riverside Carnival Band returns on Show Jumping Sunday, playing wonderful carnival music throughout the show grounds.

Whew!  There you have it.  Here's your challenge for the weekend:

  • See lots of world-class horses and riders
  • See every special event we have planned for you
  • Do some shopping
  • Play in the Scheeler Corn Box in the Kids Corner
  • Have an amazing time!

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