ARABIAN RIDERS AND BREEDERS OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS
ARAB FUN & FUZZY OPEN BREED SHOW
SUNDAY, APRIL 9, 2017
JASPER SPRINGS ARENA – FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS
Are you ready for show season? The ARAB Fun & Fuzzy Open Breed Horse Show is Sunday, April 9th, at Jasper Springs Arena in Fayetteville, AR. The show is put on by the Arabian Riders And Breeders of Northwest Arkansas (ARAB).
The event is FREE for spectators; registration for exhibitors begins at 8:00 a.m. and the show begins at 9:30 a.m. Entry fees are $5.00 per class for adults and $3.00 per class for juveniles, with a one-time per exhibitor office charge of $5.00. Classes include Halter, Showmanship, English Pleasure (hunt seat, saddle seat, and side saddle), Leadline (free class), and Western Pleasure, as well as Arabian Native Costume. Membership is NOT required to show your horse, and almost all classes are open breed.
In addition to the regular slate of classes, the show will also feature two Buy-A-Classes this year! A person can buy any class (except a jackpot) for $25.00. This can be paid by one person, or several can go together to split the cost. (Must supply any equipment/patterns needed.) Then each exhibitor will pay the standard entry fee to enter the class.
AND… We already have one Buy-A-Class purchased! It is a Disciplined Rail class, and it can be ridden English or Western. It will be Class #28 on the schedule. Horses will perform in a group on the rail, but with optional maneuvers added. Bound to be fun to watch, more interesting, too, than an ordinary rail class. Examples of some maneuvers may include extension and/or collection of any gait; transitions to and from any gait; back; reverse at the trot; sidepass or leg yield away from and back to the rail; walk “on the buckle”; turn on the forehand or turn on the hindquarter; counter canter or change of leads as you pass in front of the judge, among other maneuvers, to be at the judge’s discretion. (Not all maneuvers will be asked for.)
The Honorable Steve Lieblang will be our judge for the day. His credentials are exemplary: He has judged US Nationals three times; ten Regional championships since 2007; this year will be his second time to judge at Scottsdale; and worldwide, he has judged in Africa, Australia, Brazil, UK, and Abu Dahbi. His showing experience is just as impressive: Regional & National level Open and Amateur wins in English, Western, Halter, Hunter, Show Hack, and Costume. We are extremely fortunate to have a judge of his caliber to judge our show!
Worried about the weather? Jasper Springs Arena is a wonderful INDOOR arena, located at 1469 N. Starr Dr., Fayetteville, AR 72701. You can visit their website for further information: http://www.jasperspringsranch.com/. There will be concessions available on the show grounds.
Our show features lovely rosette ribbons through Sixth Place, so come out and get your share of them!
Please visit our NEW website Fun Shows page for showbills and entry forms:
NEGATIVE EIA (COGGINS) PAPERS REQUIRED AND WILL BE CHECKED!