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Spring Warm-Up Show Announces Judge, New Classes for 2016



INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana – The eighth 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 18-20 in Cloverdale, Indiana. Rewarded as UPHA Chapter 11 2014 Honor Show, this popular event will welcome Debbie Foley, Louisville, 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 all 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, Morgans, 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. New classes for 2016 include Limit Rider classes for Three Gaited Show Pleasure, English Country Pleasure and Western Country Pleasure.

The exhibitor friendly schedule begins with a Friday evening session at 7pm, March 18, concluding Sunday afternoon, March 20. 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. Rooms will also be available to exhibitors at Motel 6 in Cloverdale and the Inn at DePauw in Greencastle.

Information, including prize list, schedule and entry forms, will be available on the web 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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