Linda Dowling, NM Chapter President of the Arabian Horse Association, 505-362-2967
“Test Drive an Arabian”
Get up close and personal with Arabian horses during Youth Nationals
When: Wednesday, August 1, 2-4pm
Who: The public is invited – young and old
Details: The 15th Annual Youth National Arabian and Half-Arabian Championship Horse
Show (Youth Nationals) is taking place this week at EXPO New Mexico. From children to adults, the public is encouraged to come “test drive” an Arabian horse with the opportunity to get up close and personal on Wednesday afternoon.
Three horses (two Purebred Arabian and one Half Arabian) will be on hand for spectators to meet. They will be saddled so you can find out how it feels to ride an Arabian horse (all horses will be escorted and are very tame), or you can approach the horse and comb its mane.
* This will be a fantastic photo opportunity as children and adults meet these horses.
This year's show will feature 1,000-plus horses from across the
According to the Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau, this event brings approximately 5,000 attendees to
For more information on the Youth Nationals, go to www.ArabianHorses.org/Competitions.
AHA is a major equine association serving 44,000 members across