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Iowa Summer Spectacular Names Judge

The Iowa Summer Spectacular Horse Show is pleased to announce it's selection of May Chadick of Tomball, Texas, as this year’s horse show judge. Summer Spectacular is scheduled for July 20-22, 2012, at the Iowa Equestrian Center, Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Chadick will judge all Saddlebred, Hackney Pony, open breed, Morgan and equitation classes. She will also judge the Academy division.  

Summer Spectacular is known for its wonderful hospitality including an exhibitor's barbeque lunch and dessert party and for its fun, friendly atmosphere and relaxed schedule of classes.

Riders needing to get qualified will have numerous classes available. Iowa Summer Spectacular offers all Saddle & Bridle qualifiers, Youth AHHS Hackney Medallion classes, UPHA Saddle Seat Equitation Challenge Cup and, new this year, UPHA Pleasure Equitation Challenge Cup and the National Horse Show Good Hands equitation qualifier.  Summer Spectacular is also registered with the American Saddlebred Association so pleasure classes count towards qualifying for Louisville.

Premium Books will be available at and will be mailed by mid-May.  For more information contact Susan Aschenbrenner at 515-278-2714 or

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