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Inaugural Saskatchewan Equine Expo Announced

Published: Jan 16, 2012

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – Join us to celebrate the diversity of the equine industry at the first annual Saskatchewan Equine Expo February 17-19, 2012 at Saskatoon Prairieland Park. This three day expo will offer educational seminars and clinics, hands-on clinics, demonstrations, industry trade-show, and an opportunity for horse enthusiasts to network. Saturday evening will feature ‘Equine Extravaganza’ with a Parade of Breeds and demonstrations such as Heavy Horse Hitch, Mounted Shooters, Reining and more.

“This inaugural year is exceeding all expectations with over 100 trade booths and overwhelming response from equine enthusiasts as well as the general public,” said Prairieland Park’s Livestock Manager, Brenda Sapergia.

Cheer on horse trainers Kade Mills of Olds, AB, Cain Quam of Kendal, SK and Dale Clearwater of Hanley, SK as they compete in the Trainer Challenge, a 3-day colt starting competition presented by NAERIC Advantage. On Saturday and Sunday the Western College of Veterinary Medicine veterinarians and students will facilitate seminars and demonstrations on first aid, dentistry, acupuncture, bandaging, nutrition, and other horse health topics. There will be hands-on demonstrations at the Prairieland Park Ag Centre and at the Information Theatre in Hall B. There is also a trade show component specific to the equine industry including equine suppliers, breed associations, clubs and more.

Feature clinicians Gina Smith, Olympic dressage rider; Shawna Sapergia, reining champion; and Sue Leffler, Centered Riding senior level IV instructor, will be presenting clinics to preregistered participants over the three days. Limited space is still available in some clinics - call (306) 931-7149 to inquire.

Admission:

General Admission - $15/day Weekend Pass - $40 Youth (7-15) - $7.50/day Weekend Pass - $30 6 & under - FREE

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For more information please contact:
Brenda Sapergia Manager – Livestock
C 306.290-9652
T 306.683.8815
E bsapergia@saskatoonex.com

About Prairieland Park
Saskatoon Prairieland Park Corporation is a world-class destination for major programs, events, and entertainment. Prairieland Park produces, hosts and facilitates extraordinary events through superior, first-rate customer service. For more information about Prairieland Park, visit www.saskatoonex.com.

101-202 Fourth Avenue North, Saskatoon, SK S7K 0K1
Phone: (306) 242-1206 | Fax: (306) 242-1955 | 1-800-567-2444