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Mid-America Spring Set For End of March

This year’s Mid-America Spring Show falls on the last weekend in March, and will be held Friday through Sunday, March 28-30. Devon Garone, Richmond, NH, will judge all classes.

Mid-America Spring is a great way to start the show season as it’s all indoors, under one roof, at the Ledges facility on the Illinois/Wisconsin state line in Roscoe, IL.  Ledges is a fully heated 72,000 square foot indoor facility, with 275 10’x10’ oak sided permanent stalls -- making it comfortable in any weather.

Mid-America Spring offers complete divisions for Saddlebred five- and three-gaited, fine harness, Park and Park Pleasure performance horses as well as pleasure classes for Show, Country, Western, Hunt Seat and even Open Pleasure classes.  There also are Hackney Show Pleasure Driving, Road Pony classes and saddle seat equitation age groups (including adult, walk-and-trot) plus Good Hands, USEF Medal, UPHA Challenge Cups (junior and adult) and Pleasure Medallion qualifiers.  All 14 Academy classes are on Saturday afternoon.

Three TBA classes are in the schedule to accommodate class requests.  If exhibitors want a class added, they can sponsor a TBA class for $100 and a guarantee of at least three entries.  To get show updates fast – including TBA classes – LIKE Mid-America on Facebook at .

For information on the Mid-America Spring Show, contact Joy Meierhans, show manager, at 630/253-9765 or  Class list and entry blank are available at

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