When: Weds. June 24, 2015, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
What: Pet real ponies; learn about horse health and horse care; watch show jumping and watch a farrier at work.
- Petting ponies courtesy of the North Carolina Horse Council and Shepherd Youth Ranch
- Farrier demonstrations at 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 1:00 courtesy of Joey Hite, Certified Journeyman Farrier
- Horse health display and staff courtesy of the NCSU School of Veterinary Medicine Student Chapter of the American Association of Equine Practitioners
Cost: Admission and parking are free
Pet a Pony Day is a feature event of the North Carolina Hunter Jumper Assoc. (NCHJA) Annual Horse Show. Youngsters from the NCHJA, 4H and Pony Club serve as guides and hosts for this event, which offers fun and excitement for children of all ages.
Contact Barbara Bays firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-676-8293 for more information.
The NCHJA Annual Horse Show takes place at the Hunt Horse Complex everyday, Weds. June 24–Sun. June 28, 2015, with special classes held Fri. and Sat. evenings. Spectators are welcome. Admission is free throughout the show.