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2016 Missouri Fox Trotting Horse Show and Celebration

Calendar of Events

Events Flyer (pdf)

Saturday, September 3 (pre-show event)

9 a.m. Judges Training Seminar, Hall Of Fame Room, for renewing and new judges. Pre-registration required in the MFTHBA office with a $25 fee

Sunday, September 4 (pre-show event)

10 a.m. Cowboy Church under the Roy Williams Pavilion, everyone invited to attend

6 p.m. MFTHBA Membership Dinner, RSVP requested, Versatility Arena

Monday September 5

9:30 a.m. Saddle Fitting presented by Hedgpeth Saddlery (Bring a Chair), Special Events Tent on Vendor Row

10 a.m. Workshop for Children (ages 10 and under), presented by Diana Edwards, Director of Missions, Wright, Douglas, Ozark Baptist Association, Cookshack

10 a.m. Versatility Competition, Versatility Arena

10 a.m. National Trail Ride, Letsinger Farm

10:45 a.m. Equine Chiropractic presented by Dr. Erin McQueen (Bring a Chair), Special Events Tent on Vendor Row

12 p.m. Equine Color Basics presented by Lee Yates (Bring a Chair), Special Events Tent on Vendor Row

1:15 p.m. What is DQP? presented by Randall Dennis (Bring a Chair), Special Events Tent on Vendor Row

2 to 4 p.m. Tack Swap: All horse related items are welcome including show clothing! Maximum 10 feet table per participant.  Space available first come first serve.  Individual participants responsible for all items, Special Events Tent on Vendor Row

6 p.m. Evening Show Session, Dale Esther Arena

Tuesday September 6

8:30 a.m. National Trail Ride, Abby Ride

10 a.m. Versatility Competition, Versatility Arena

12 p.m. MFTHBA September Board of Directors Meeting, Hall of Fame Room

1 to 2 p.m.  Canning 101 presented by Anna Sutherland and Ruth Watson (Bring a Chair), Special Events Tent on Vendor Row

3 to 5 p.m. Regional Director Candidate Meet & Greet, Special Events Tent on Vendor Row

6 p.m. Evening Show Session, Dale Esther Arena

Wednesday September 7  Community Day at the Celebration—Admission FREE all day!

8:30 a.m. National Trail Ride, Crystal Lake

10 a.m. Versatility Competition, Versatility Arena

1 to 4 p.m. Horseshoe Pitching presented by championship competitor Alfred Munday, area

South of entrance gate

3 to 6:30 p.m. Inflatable Slide & Bounce House courtesy of Cahows Inflatables, area South of entrance gate

3 to 5 p.m. Campfire Cooking Demonstration presented by the Missouri Department of Conservation, area South of entrance gate

4 p.m. Informational Booths (MFTHBA partner companies and Member Benefit Companies), Special Events Tent on Vendor Row

6 p.m. Evening Show Session, Dale Esther Arena

Thursday, September 8

9 a.m. Ranch Horse Competition, Versatility Arena

8:30 a.m. National Trail Ride, Bateman Ranch

1 to 3 p.m. Wine Education presented by the Missouri State West Plains Viticulture Program, Special Events Tent on Vendor Row

3 to 5 p.m. President & Vice President Candidate Meet & Greet, Special Events Tent on Vendor Row

6 p.m. Evening Show Session, Dale Esther Arena

Karaoke at the Roy Williams Pavilion after the show ends

Friday September 9

8:30 a.m. National Trail Ride, Corbitt Potter (Mark Twain National Forest)

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Ranch Sorting Clinic conducted by Cornerstone Productions, Free for MFTHBA members, non-member fee is $40 (includes 2016 and 2017 MFTHBA membership), pre-register in MFTHBA office, Versatility Arena

10 a.m. Trail Obstacle Challenge, Fox Trot Playground, benefiting the MFTHBYA

10 a.m. Affiliates Meeting, Special Events Tent on Vendor Row

2 p.m. Fun Dog Show, Dale Esther Arena, Enter in the office Monday morning through 12 noon on Friday then South side of the Dale Esther arena

6 p.m. Evening Show Session, Dale Esther Arena

Midnight Matinee: Watch the Amateur & Open 5 Years & Older Champion from the year 1986, Special Events Tent on Vendor Row

Saturday September 10

10 to 11 a.m. Ride and Sell, all sales between participants, Dale Esther Arena

10 to 11:30 a.m.  Barrel Clinic with Loryn Barclay, Free for MFTHBA members, non-member fee is $40 (includes 2016 and 2017 MFTHBA membership), pre-register in MFTHBA office, Versatility Arena

12 to 2 p.m. Painting Lesson presented by Angela Owens, limit 24 attendees register in office, Special Events Tent on Vendor Row

6 p.m. Evening Show Session, Dale Esther Arena

 

Trail Ride Note: Trail rides require trailering to the trail head. These rides will meet across from the main gate and leave for the trail head at 8:30am. The rides will start from the trail head at 10:00am. Riders need to bring a sack lunch. It is recommended that all horses be shod. If you have any questions please call Dale Lawson (417) 683-69046 or Stephen Assenmacher (417) 796-2912.

Exhibitor Note: All exhibitors are encouraged to Pre-Enter Classes!  Pre-entry can be done online or by printing and mailing/faxing forms.  Performance and Model Exhibitors are also encouraged to submit their high point forms with their entry forms.  All forms are available on Form page.

Versatility and Trail Obstacle Challenge class entries will close at 9:00 am. Ranch Horse classes must be entered by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Evening performance & model class entries will close at 4:30 pm and Saturday entries will close at 2:00 pm.