The Festival of the Horse is coming to Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum on June 1-3, 2012! It is marketed as the equine exposition, marketplace and music festival. The featured performer will be EmmyLou Harris.
The 12-time Grammy winner and celebrated interpreter of unique and expressive songs is also noted for her own songwriting and her collaborations with other noteworthy vocalists. Her concerts are famous for tugging at the full spectrum of emotions. She is well known for her versatility, and widely respected by her peers as a singer’s singer. A less known aspect of her character is her activism on behalf of animals; she runs a shelter for dogs.
Other notable musical performers will be Don Edwards, Riders in the Sky, Marty Stewart and Jesse Winchester just to name a few. Equine performers will be Craig Cameron, Sylvia Zerbina, Tim McQuay, Gina Miles and Chuck Wilheim.
Special events include the crowning of the “World’s Most Beautiful Horse” Contest, Chase the Equine Dream challenge, the Cowtown Challenge Extreme Cowboy Association National Championship, Orthoflex Saddle Silent Auction to Benefit Horse Rescue Organizations, the Circle Y Saddle Giveaway and “Hone Your Roping Skills”.
There will be FIVE MAJOR COLISEUM SHOWS during the festival. ALL SHOW TICKETS include admission to show plus general admission to Horse Expo, which includes clinics, presentations, special events, and marketplace. All SHOW seats are reserved. For more information see their web site at www.amerequine.com