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Midwest Charity Announces Judges

SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Board of Directors of the Midwest Charity Horse Show invite all to attend its 70th anniversary edition held June 14-18, at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL. In addition to celebrating its seventieth year, Midwest will also celebrate the honor of being named 2010 UPHA National Honor Show of the Year. Officiating this year’s show are David Cater, Dunbarton, NH; Kim Cowart, Statesville, NC; and Renee Lavery, Simpsonville, KY. The panel will judge the performance classes in the Saddlebred, Roadster and Hackney divisions as well as equitation. Lavery will also judge the Morgans and Richard Wright, McHenry, IL, will judge Arabians. Midwest Charity Horse Show is held at the Illinois State Fairgrounds Coliseum and runs five days with class sessions at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. daily.

New classes added this year include Walk and Trot 12 and Under plus the Walk and Trot 12 and Under Championship. In addition, the show will be expanding its Hackney division.

For more information about the Midwest Charity Horse Show call Show Manager/President, Judy Kjellander at 217-793-0670. To get a prize list contact Margaret Strano at 217-787-6745 or Those who are online can log-on to to check for updates regarding the 2011 show.

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