Submitted by Julie Fischer
Northern & Northeastern CO
Are you interested in learning about horses, new to horses, never ridden or have ridden some, earning a new badge, or just love horses? Join us for hands-on horse activities, learning stations, a scavenger hunt, and horseback riding at the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo (RMHE).
Girl Scout Juniors can also complete requirements towards the Horseback Riding badge. Take home a fun, fact filled horse workbook plus handouts and giveaways from the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo.
Explore the many other activities at the Expo (www.rockymountainhorseexpo.com) including the “Mane Event”
There is also a special session for Girl Scouts who have never ridden before. Please contact us for more information.
Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4:30 p.m.
Location: National Western Event Center
Costs and Registration:
□ Registration: $40 for the Youth Horse Experience, admission into RMHE for 1 girl and 1 adult, and 2 tickets to the Mane Event.
□ Extra tickets for Expo and Mane Event are $10 with combo pricing.
Other activities and Events
Horse breeds scavenger hunt – this scavenger hunt will take you around the Expo to learn about famous breeds of horses from around the world as well as horse feed and nutrition.
Equine Art in the Park -Gallery – tour the art gallery to view top horse and cowboy artists from across the United States.
Other riding disciplines to learn about could include Vaulting, PoloCross, outfitting/packing, etc. Other industry professionals to learn about could include veterinarian, farrier, etc.
The “Mane Event”: Finish the Day with a magical evening performance with nearly 100 horses dancing, spinning, leaping and showing us what remarkable creatures they are, along with many more family friendly activities.
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