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IASHA Spring Warm-Up Show Announces Judge, New Division for 2017



INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana–The ninth annual IASHA Spring Warm-Up Horse Show, sponsored by UPHA Chapter 11 and the Indiana American Saddlebred Horse Association, will kick of the show season March 17-19 in Cloverdale, Indiana. The former UPHA Chapter Honor Show will welcome Darrell Case, Simpsonville, Kentucky, as judge for all divisions.

One of the fastest growing shows in the Midwest, the show boasts an outstanding facility at the C Bar C Expo, with 500 stalls, show arena, make-up ring, vendors and seating areas located inside a single, heated building. 
?The Spring Warm-Up offers complete divisions for Saddlebreds, open pleasure, Hackney ponies, roadster ponies and equitation, plus over 40 academy classes for beginning through advanced riders in saddle seat, hunt seat, driving and western. The show will welcome Dutch Harness horses for the first time in 2017, with a complete schedule for ADHHA harness, roadster and under saddle classes.  The open to all breed pleasure division has been expanded and will include open and amateur/junior exhibitor classes in English, Western and Hunt Seat. Back by popular demand will be limit rider events for country and show pleasure.

The exhibitor friendly schedule begins with a Friday evening session at 6:30pm, March 17, concluding Sunday afternoon, March 19. Exhibitors will enjoy the Spring Warm-Up’s exceptional Hoosier hospitality, highlighted by the gala exhibitor party following Saturday evening’s show. UPHA Chapter 11 Academy Club will once again host its popular special receptions for riders, instructors and parents after the academy sessions on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

The nearby Holiday Inn Express in Cloverdale will be horse show headquarters hotel, offering special rates for exhibitors. (Please make reservations by March 4.) Rooms will also be available to exhibitors at Motel 6 in Cloverdale and the popular Inn at DePauw in Greencastle.

Information, including prize list, schedule and entry forms, will be available online at www.indianasaddlebred.net by the middle of January.
 
Entries close March 4 with post entries accepted. For more information, please contact chairperson Linda Beltz (317) 844-9702 (h.l.beltz@att.net), or chairperson Claire Panke (317) 331-5451 (clairepanke@yahoo.com) or academy chairperson Caroline Boyer (317) 758-5196 (carolineboyer3@gmail.com)
 

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