Fort Worth To Host American Saddlebred Horse Show at Will Rogers Coliseum October 2-5, 2014
09/11/2014

North Texans are invited to experience the exciting, high-stepping action of an American Saddlebred competition this October.

Online PR News – 11-September-2014 – Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas in the W. R. Watt Arena, October 2-5, 2014. – – North Texans are invited to experience the exciting, high-stepping action of an American Saddlebred competition this October. The North Texan American Saddle Horse Association (NTASHA)-UPHA (United Professional Horseman's Association) Fall Classic Horse Show will be held at the Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas in the W. R. Watt Arena, October 2-5, 2014. Parking at Will Rogers Coliseum is $5. Both non-profit organizations are devoted to the promotion and longevity of the American Saddlebred Horse--NTASHA focusing on the breed, and the UPHA on the health of the equine industry. NTASHA-UPHA Fall Classic Horse Show has joined with Equest and the therapeutic riding community, offering classes to special needs riders as well as disabled veterans, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting NTASHA and Equest, one of Texas' largest non-profit therapeutic riding centers.
The show free to attend begins Thursday, October 2nd at 11am. Immediately following the evening show; join us for a Benefit Concert at the Magnolia Motor Lounge live music bar and restaurant in Fort Worth Texas. Opening the concert at 9 pm will be Doug Strahan with Sam Anderson and his full band performing at 10 pm. Concert tickets are $10.00 at the door and support NTASHA and Equest. The show opens again Friday, October 2nd at 11am continuing until the last evening class,
The NTASHA-UPHA Fall Classic Horse Show resumes at 9am on Saturday, October 4th. Spectators will be treated to a variety of equestrian competitions thru out the day. Some of the most anticipated championships will be held Saturday night, 7pm. Final championship competition begin Sunday, October 5th, 9am.
Spectators and exhibitors can watch saddle seat riding, a unique style of English riding as well as Tennessee walking horses, western, hunter and carriage driving competitions. For more show information visit www.ntasha.org/horseshow. To learn more about Equest and benefits of therapeutic riding, visit www.equest.org. What is an American Saddlebred? The American Saddlebred is a tall, statuesque breed of horse descending from war horses of the American Revolution in the 18th century. Used by the Confederate Army, Union Generals and during the Civil War. Bred to be hardworking family horses, versatile enough to pull a plow, buggy or fancy enough to show on Saturday night. Saddlebreds were the first breed of horse to originate in the United States. Today, Saddlebreds are popularly known as show horses with high-stepping, exaggerated motion.
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