Battle in the Saddle Family Fun Day – July 9

July 6th, 2011 9:39 AM | No Comments

Press Release

Family Fun Day July 9 at Battle in the Saddle, presented by Oklahoma State Fair Park and AQHA, includes free arts and crafts, games and Wild West-themed activities for your youngsters.

The American Quarter Horse Journal, July 5, 2011 – Oklahoma State Fair Park and the American Quarter Horse Association invite you to mosey on down to the second annual Family Fun Day from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 9, in Oklahoma City. This free event is just one part of Battle in the Saddle, presented by RFD-TV — the most exciting western heritage equine competition to gallop into Oklahoma City all summer! Learn more about this event at www.battleinthesaddle.com.

Whether your youngsters are old cowhands or true city slickers, Family Fun Day is for all kinds of cowpokes. So dust off your western duds and join us in Barn 3 at State Fair Park for free arts and crafts, games and Wild West-themed activities. Stick around and be a part of the grand finale, the first-ever mop pony parade!

Little buckaroos will get to kick off Battle in the Saddle’s final night of competition in State Fair Arena with a mop pony grand entry. Admission to Battle in the Saddle is free, so bring out the whole family to see your cowpokes rustle up cheers and applause as they spur their mops through Oklahoma City’s most famous arena.

After the parade, families can stay to watch real horses during the heart-pounding finals of cowboy mounted shooting and barrel racing.

Mop pony parade registration starts at 5:45 p.m. and is first-come, first-served. Parade is limited to the first 75 kids, ages 5 and up only. Other activities are for all ages.

Follow the action of Battle in the Saddle on Facebook, www.facebook.com/BattleintheSaddle, and Twitter, twitter.com/battlesaddle.

 

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