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Denver Queen City News and Updates

The Denver Queen City Horse Show has exciting plans for 2009. Judging all classes this year is Scott Perrelli from Paris, Kentucky. The horse show is held at the National Western Events Center, 1515 East 47th Avenue, Denver, CO. This grand facility has a large show ring, warm up arena and stalling all under one roof! Queen City will be held July 16-18, 2009 and entries close on June 20, 2009. There are two sessions at 10:00 am and 6:00 pm daily.

The horse show will hold a UPHA Pink Ribbon night with proceeds benefiting the Susan G Komen for the Cure Foundation and the Denver Affiliate of Susan G Komen for the Cure. Celebrants will be honored in center ring during the class. Many Pink Ribbon items will be sold during the show, including car magnets, lapel pins, hats, and carnations. Barn aisles will be decorated with pink balloons and all exhibitors and spectators are encouraged to wear pink for Saturday night’s State Championship performance.

The 2008 Denver Queen City Horse Show is a USEF A rated show offering a full schedule for Saddlebreds plus Roadster Horses, Roadster Ponies and Equitation. The show features the Colorado American Saddlebred State Championships, Colorado American Saddlebred Futurity, and also offers 2 Grand National Classes (Yearling Open with $2,400 in added money and ASB Five Gaited Open State Championship with $1,800 in added money). In addition to the Grand National prize money, the horse show awards over $4,800.00 in total prize money.

Additional cash prizes will be awarded to trainers! Cash awards include $250 to the trainer who makes the longest drive to the show, $250 to the trainer who wins the most blue ribbons at the show, $250 to the trainer who brings the most horses to the show, and $250 to the barn who shows the most non-saddlebred horses in open classes. Additionally, a name will be drawn each night following the evening performance for a $50 cash prize. All horse show participants are eligible to win.

Come and join us in the beautiful state of Colorado for a vacation AND a horse show! Colorado offers many wonderful vacation opportunities! We hope to see you at the show!

For more information and/or a prize list, contact Stacey Kipper at 7033 South Versailles Street, Aurora, Colorado 80016; (303) 766-6985 (home), (303) 619-8699 (cell), or e-mail at . Also see for more information.

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