Morgan Horse Show Kick-Off

The Morgan horse show season begins in two and a half weeks with the Tampa Charity Horse Show in Tampa, FL.  The show runs from March 4-8, 2008 and includes not only Morgan Horses but also Saddlebreds, Harness Ponies, and Roadster Ponies.  The show will be held in Lykes Arena at the Tampa Yacht and Country Club, a premium facility which offers permanent stalls, covered arena and warm up area, box seating, stadium bleachers and RV hookups  Florida Expo Park at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, FL.   Judging of the Morgan Horse classes with be performed by Dwayne Knowles of Kutztown, PA.

From the description on the Tampa Horse Show website, this show is steeped with tradition and ambiance:

 The Tampa Charity Horse Show has been one of the Tampa area’s most prestigious and unique events since its beginning in 1933. Sponsored by the Tampa Horse Show Association, Inc. and held annually under the magnificent oaks at the Tampa Yacht and Country Club Stables, it has attracted exhibitors from as far west as Texas and Oklahoma and as far north as New York and New Hampshire. There have been numerous National and World Champion horses presented here, some by third-generation horsemen.

 For more information about this and other shows in the Tampa area visit the Tampa Horse Show website.  Good Luck to all the exhibitors!

(updated: I was informed that the information taken from the Tampa Horse Show website was incorrect- BEB)

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