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EB-Lancattar Fanning, Saturday, Saptambw 18,1993
Keystone International Livestock Exposition To Open Sept. 30
HARRISBURG (Dauphin Co.) The Keystone Inter
national Livestock Exposition is in its 37th year at Harris
burg. The Exposition is recognized nationally as a show
case for the nation’s top beef cattle, swine, sheep, and
horses. It will be held at the Farm Show Complex in Har
risburg on September 30 - October 4, 1993.
Along with a huge array of livestock, the Exposition
will include commercial and educational exhibits, top
qualify entertainment, and a tantalizing assortment of
foods prepared by various Pennsylvania commodity
DAILY THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
Being featured daily at the Keystone International Lives
tock Exposition are the Stockman’s Trade Show, the Bar
nyard where young and old alike may touch, pet, and feed
the animals, Educational Exhibits, Agricultural Com
modity food booths, and strolling entertainer, The Pied
Piper, along with musician, Ray Owen.
Another daily attraction is the “Racing Pigs” Show
featuring the Hatfield Racing Pigs. The pigs will be per
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forming 6 shows each day. Each 15 minute show features
4 heats. The average lime for a trained racing pig to run
around the ISO foot track is 7 seconds.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30-MEDIA DAY
The Keystone International Livestock Exposition offi
cially begins at 8:00 AM with the Pinto and Appaloosa
Horse Shows. The Media Pig Race will follow at 4:45
where local television stations will have their designated
animal entered in the competition. The Livestock Person
of the Year and Outstanding FFA and 4-H Livestock
Members will also be recognized,
FRIDAY, OCTOBER l-STOCKMAN’S DAY
Breeding sheep judging will begin at 8:00 AM. The
Quarter Horse Show begins at 8:00 AM along with the
breeding swine AT 9:00 featuring various breeds. Sim
mental Cattle are featured at 12:30 PM. Throughout the
afternoon, various classes will be conducted including
cattle and sheep. At 6:00 PM the Keystone Classic Sale
will take place. Sponsoring the “Challenge of the Breeds
Show” at 7:00 PM is Glatfelter Insurance Group of York,
PA. This is horsemanship at its best as four breeds, the
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Appaloosa, the Arabian, the Paint, and the Quarter Horse,
go against each other in an vening of fun and mastery.
The animals, two from each breed, will be chosen by their
respective breed associations. In order to compete, the
horses must be owned by a Pennsylvania resident.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2-KID’S DAY A busy
day begins with the Draft Horse Halter Classes at 7:00
AM, followed by the Intercollegiate and Junior Livestock
Judging Contest at 8:00 AM. Judging begins at 8:00 AM
for sheep and continues throughout the morning. A spe
cial attraction at 12:00 noon is the Keystone Lead Line,
an attractive combination, as sheep and shepherd are
dressed in their finest. Also at 12:00 noon Lebanon Val
ley National Bank is sponsoring the Agri-Kid Olympics.
Farm-related competitive events will be held for children.
At 1:00 PM the Paso Fino Horse Show is featured fol
lowed by additional Draft Horse Hiu li classes at 7:00
PM. Wool judging begins at 3:00 PM and the Yearling
Bred Ewe Sale. The Suffolk Yearling Bred Ewe Sale
begins at 6:00 PM followed at 6:30 by the Feeder Calf
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4-FAMILY DAY At 8:00
AM A family sunrise church service will be held. Junior
Beef Breeding Cattle judging begins a< 8:00 AM. Begin
ning at 8:00 AM is the Draft Horse hitch Classes, fol
lowed by the Duroc Barrows on-Foot at 9:00 AM. At
10:00 is the Jr. Breeding Sheep. The Live Hog Evaluation
Contest is scheduled for 12:30 pm. \ busy day at the
Expo continued with lambs, sheep, and hog judging
throughout the rest of the day.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 4 As the Keystone Inter
national Livestock Exposition enters i - last day, there is
still a very busy schedule. Th Arabia forse Show will
begin at 8:00 AM. At 8:30 A vl the Ox.ord, Cheviot, &
Montadale Breeding Sheep will be shown. 9:00 AM is a
busy time slot with Angus Breeding Can ; e and Open Bar
rows On-foot. The Keystone Stockman ’s Contest begins
at 9:30 AM. Shorthorn Breeding Ca 'e are shown at
12:00. The Keystone Stockman’s Conte t Awards Prog
ram is scheduled for 2:30 pm.
Enjoy the Keystone International Livestock Exposi
tion. There’s something for everyone!
For more information please contact Beverly Gruber at
the address listed below: Pennsylvania Livestock Associ
ation, Beverly Gruber. Exec, Secretary, PO Box 5, New
Tripoli, Pa 18066, Phone: (215) 767-5026.
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