The Mid-America Horse Show Association will host the 2019 Mane Event Horse Show in the newly renovated Illinois State Fair Coliseum of Champions, in Springfield, Illinois, October 17 through 20.
The Mane Event Horse Show will feature a full slate of classes for Saddlebreds, Hackney ponies, Equitation, open breed, roadster and road horse classes. Both “A” circuit and “B” circuit points will be awarded. Fran Crumpler, Maria Gilman and Mike Tunstall will be judging.
New this year at Mane Event will be participation of the American Dutch Harness horses. The American Dutch Harness Horse Association selected Mane Event to be their first qualifying show for the 2020 American Dutch Harness Horse Nationals. The American Dutch Harness horses will compete in the opportunity and roadster horse divisions.
Mane Event will host The Good Hands National Finals at the 2019 show and is prepared to welcome all junior exhibitor and adult riders who have qualified for The Good Hands National Finals this competition season. The finals is proudly owned by Mid-America Horse Show Association and officially sponsored by National Horseman Publishing.
Begun in 2017 and continuing for 2019, MAHSA will announce the recipient of the 2019 MAHSA Caretaker’s Award at a special presentation during the Friday evening session of the show.
“There is more to celebrate than ever this year at the Mane Event Horse Show, with the show’s return to the newly renovated Coliseum of Champions arena, and the commemoration of Mid-America Horse Show Association's 80 years of serving the horse show community," said Marilou Wilschke, MAHSA vice president and hospitality chairman. "More to celebrate means more hospitality each and every day of Mane Event."
The Mane Event prize list, entry form, full class schedule and other information can be found on the Mid-America Horse Show Association website, www.midamericahorseshow.com. Also follow MAHSA Facebook for up-to-date details on the Mane Event Horse Show.
-- via MAHSA