Racking Horse World Celebration Underway

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Racking Horse CelebrationThe largest Racking Horse Show in the United States, the 2008 World Celebration in Priceville, Ala., runs Sept. 20-27 with more than 140 classes for children and adults in both amateur and professional categories. The Celebration ends with the announcement of the new Racking Horse World Grand Champion.

Shows are held nightly but there are other activities, including a new and used tack sale, an open horse sale, a barn decorating contest, golf tournament, and activities for young riders such as skating parties and scavenger hunts.

On Thursday, Sept. 25, there will be a Fun Show with pole bending, an arena race, broom polo, a ribbon race and an egg and spoon race. Prior to announcing the World Grand Champion on the evening of Sept. 27, children are invited to participate in the “Stick Horse” class. This event allows children to bring their own stick horse for friendly competition in the arena. Every participant receives a ribbon.
For more information about the World Celebration, visit www.rackinghorse.com.

To learn more about the Racking Horse, visit HorseChanne’s Racking Horse breed profile here

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