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E6-Lancaster Fanning, Saturday, Saptambar 18,1993
HARRISBURG (Dauphin Co.) The Friday evening
program is being planned for the 1993 Keystone Interna
tional Livestock Exposition to be held September 30 -
October 4 at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg. This
event, the “Challenge of the Breeds”, will pit four inter
nationally recognized horse breeds, the Appaloosa, the
Arabian, the Paint, and the Quarter Horse, against eawch
other in an evening of fun and mastery. The animals, two
from each breed, will be chosen.by their respective breed
associations. In order to compete, the horse must be own
ed by a Pennsylvania resident The event is sponsored in
part by the Glatfelter Insurance Group.
The six events in which each horse will be entered
A. Pleasure Driving - Horses are asked to perform both
ways at a walk and trot
B. English Pleasure - In English tack, horses will per
form both directions at a walk, trot and a canter.
C. Hunter Hack - In addition to performing on the rail,
the horse will be asked to take two jumps.
D. Western Pleasure - In western gear, the horse will
walk, jog, and lope in both directions.
E. Western Riding - The horse performs a prescribed
course which ’demonstrates the performance of a well
mannered ranch horse.
F. Barrel Racing - A timed event in the clover-leaf pat
tern is performed by the horse.
The horses will be judged at each of these events on a
point system by a qualified judge. The winning horse will
receive the distinction of being the Keystone Sovereign
Champion and will receive an award of $l,OOO. The
Reserve Champion will be awarded $5OO. Placings will
be paid through eighth place.
This marks the fourth time that a “Challenge of the
Breeds” event has been held in Pennsylvania. The Draft
Horse teams will also perform in competitive classes dur
ing the evening. Over twenty-five different teams are
expected to be in competition.
The various breed associations are in the process of
looking for “outstanding” horses. The horses not only
must rate high in confirmation and performance, but must
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The event will take place on Friday evening, October The Keystone International Livestock Exposition is
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Complex. It will begin at 7:00 PM. There is no admission tion with the PA Department of Agriculture and the PA
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