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The 2016 Horse O’ Rama is set for March 11-13 in the John Justin Arena on the grounds of the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth. Pre-entries must be postmarked by February 26. No phone entries will be accepted. Stalls will open at noon on Friday, March 11, books open at 4 p.m. and classes begin at 6 p.m. On Saturday books open at 8 a.m. and classes begin at 9 a.m. Finally, on Sunday books open at 8 a.m. and classes at 9 a.m. Stall hours include: Friday from noon to 10 p.m.; Saturday from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Sunday from 7 a.m. until noon.

The class list and entry forms are available on-line at: http://agrilife.org/urbantarrantag/horse-o-rama/events/horse-o-rama-2016. Exhibitors are reminded that a negative coggins is required. All horsemen are invited to participate.

On Friday evening there will be 18 classes offered including; barrels, flags, poles and stakes classes.

On Saturday there will be 33 classes offered including; miniature classes, stallions classes, gelding classes, mare classes, color classes, showmanships, stick horse and costume classes plus trail, stock horse, ranch horse and reining classes.

On Sunday there will be 25 classes offered including: Hunter under saddle classes, Western pleasure classes, lead line classes and western horsemanship classes.

The judge for the weekend is Tina White.

Horse-O-Rama is the largest annual education equine event in Texas. Implemented by the Tarrant County Extension Horse Committee, horse enthusiasts of all levels come together for three incredible days of fun, education, competition and entertainment.

The goal of Horse-O-Rama is to enhance the quality of life by developing life skills through the networking of various breeds, organizations, associations and interest groups.

For more information contact the Tarrant County Extension Office at 817.884.1946.

 

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