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St. Louis Charity Horse Show Proposes New Changes

As St. Louis, Mo., prepares for the excitement of its centennial celebration of the 1904 World’s Fair, the St. Louis Charity Horse Show proposes new changes to help celebrate its 2004 Saddlebred Horse Show. The show will be held September 29-October 2 and the following four judges have been selected: Elizabeth Shatner-Los Angeles, Calif.; E.H. Matthews-Alachua, Fla.; Bret Day-Versailles, Ky.; and James Taylor-Medina, Ohio. This year’s show promises to be refreshed in several regards. Ray Cloninger, from Denver, N.C., has been appointed as the new show manager for the show. Cloninger has shortened the Saddlebred show by one day so that it will now be a four day event starting on Wednesday morning and concluding on Saturday evening. Arabian classes have been eliminated from the show schedule, but additional pony classes have been added. Additionally, the facilities at the National Equestrian Center in Lake St. Louis, Mo., allow for the flexibility of simultaneous events to take place in alternate indoor arenas providing a very safe and professional environment for the horse, rider and trainer. For more information about the 2004 St. Louis National Charity Horse Show, contact the show office at 636- 938-4499, e-mail at or visit the web site at

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