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Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Proceeds from a horse show Saturday will benefit the Free Clinic of Franklin County in Rocky Mount. The clinic offers primary medical care for uninsured adults.
The Clinic Classic Horse Show at Spring Valley Farm in Moneta will feature more than 40 classes for both adults and children. Gate admission and parking are free.
The event is sanctioned by the Blue Ridge Horse Force, the Franklin County Equestrian Club and the Virginia Walking/Racking Horse Owners' Association, according to a news release from the clinic. The show is also Paint Alternative Competition approved, the clinic said.
Ribbons will be awarded through sixth place in each class. High point champion and reserve trophies will be given in western pleasure, adult and youth; ranch riding; walking; racking; English pleasure, adult and youth; hunter pleasure, adult and youth; and gymkhana, adult and youth.
Competitor registration begins at 8 a.m. Competition will begin at 9:30 a.m. The competition entry fee is $10 per class or $65 to show all day.
For more information about the horse show and the clinic, go to www.fcfreeclinic.org or call Ellen Holland at 540-489-7500, ext. 410.
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