Baton Rouge, La. – The Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center will host its 45th Annual Horse Show and Trail Ride, April 10-11 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 Friday, April 10, 2015 to welcome riders and on Saturday, the kids’ horse event starts at 10:00 am as well as the trail ride. Leon Chavis and the Zydeco Flames will perform at 7:30-11 pm.
The event will move into full gear on Saturday, April 11 at 7:00 am, with the Kids Horse Event following at 10:00 am, and a Trail Ride from the Arena promptly at noon and returning at 3:00 pm. The horse parade with participating riders of all ages will race around the Baker area with different horse riding associations. First and second place winners will be selected by judges to receive various prizes.
Geno Delafose & Fench Rockin’ Band will perform at night from 8:30 PM - 1 AM.
This family-friendly event is open to the public and a ticket will cost $15 for the weekend, or $8 per day. Vendor booth rentals are available.
The following rules will be strictly enforced: No dirt bikes or 4-wheelers will be allowed on the Show grounds. Open containers or double-riding are Not Allowed on rides. Youth riders must be accompanied by adults. There will be no horse riding on the grounds.
For further detail, please contact Christie Monroe at 225-771-4350 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Skeeter Davis at 225-235-5568; Evelyn Jackson at 225-603-2787 or any SU Posse Members near you!