The Florida Carriage Museum & Resort in Weirsdale is hosting its annual pleasure driving competition Feb. 23-24, 2008, and a full house is expected. The show has registered approximately 90 competitors and 100 horses from across the United States and Canada, and nearly 3,000 spectators are expected over the weekend.
The Florida Carriage Museum & Resort is open to the public throughout the competition. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Admission includes entrance to the historic carriage museum, which is a unique collection of over 160 antique carriages from around the world, as well as equine-related artifacts and artwork. Proceeds from the competition will be used to benefit the non-profit Equine Heritage Institute, Inc. and to promote its mission to educate, celebrate, and preserve the history of the horse and its role in shaping world civilizations and changing lives.
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