Arkansas Equestrian Gathering

Kerry Kraus


If you love horses, or just love watching horses, then head to the Saline County Fairgrounds in Benton September 19 and 20 for the Arkansas Horse Fest.  “The Arkansas Equestrian Gathering” will feature the Equine Masters competition with Suzanne Myers, complete with awards of prizes and money; barrel racing, the Arkansas Classic Drill Competition, and “Horse Idol,” the search for America’s ultimate horse. A retail trade show with vendors selling a variety of horse merchandise and supplies is also being held. According to local sponsors, “sole purpose is to educate others about the wonderful equine that we all love so much.” The complete rules for the Equine Masters competition can be obtained by going to or by contacted Suzanne Myers at


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