Archive for Thursday, June 9, 2011

Ag hall to highlight horses, power through 2 events

June 9, 2011

Horse power will be the focus of two events Saturday at the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame.

During Horse N’ Around, taking place at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., attendees can try their skills at roping, see a farrier in action and watch the various horse enthusiasts demonstrate their skills.

Admission is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors over the age of 62, $5 for students with ID, $3 for youths 5 to 16 and free for children under the age of 5.

The Mud Run by J & B Promotions, of St. Joseph, Mo., starts at 1 p.m. Rails, trucks and jeeps will battle it out in a 200-foot long by 25-foot wide mud bog. The Mud Run will be divided into different classes of vehicles and an open tournament for all vehicles.

Check-in for the Mud Run is at noon and admission to see the run is $10 for those 12 and up, $5 for youths ages 5 to 12 and free for children under the age of 5.

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