Friday, March 28

SU Ag Center to Host 44th Annual Horse Show and Trail Ride

Event Flyer

Horse Show 2013
Baton Rouge, LA - The Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center will host its 44th Annual Horse Show and Trail Ride, April 11-13 at the Maurice A. Edmond Livestock Arena in Baker, Hwy. 61 N. Trail riders from as far away as Texas, Mississippi, and North Louisiana will gather in Baton Rouge for the event. Gates open at noon on April 11, 2014 for arrival of riders.  Leon Chavis and the Zydeco Flames will perform at 7:00 pm.

The event will kick into full gear on Saturday, April 12 at 7:00 am with the Stick Rodeo starting at 10:00 am, followed by the Trail Ride from the Arena promptly at noon and returning at 3:00 pm.  Activities beginning at 4:00-6:00 pm will include Youth & Open Barrels; Buddy Pickup; Coke Run, and Ropen.  Local entertainer Tyree Neil will perform at 7:00 pm. Event flyer is available in PDF format here

The horse parade with participating riders of all ages will gallop around the Baker area with different horse riding associations.  From the parade participants, the first and second place winners will be selected by judges to receive various prizes. The show concludes on Sunday with Cowboy Church and Continental Breakfast.

This family-friendly event is open to the public. There will be a $20 gate fee for the weekend, or $10 for Friday, and $15 for Saturday only.   No dirt bikes or 4-wheelers will be allowed on the Show grounds. 

Open containers and double-riding are Not Allowed on rides.  Youth riders must be accompanied by adults. There will be no horse riding on the grounds. These rules will be strictly enforced. 

For further detail, please contact Christie Monroe at 225-771-4350 or via email:; Skeeter Davis at 225-235-5568; Evelyn Jackson at 225-603-2787.


Bridget Udoh
(225) 771-5714

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