Day At The Track

20th annual Festival of Horses

10:25 PM 07 Jul 2008 NZST
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Festival Of Horses
Festival Of Horses - at the Horse Park of New Jersey
NJ Department of Agriculture

There will be activities for everyone, from those involved in the equine industry to those who simply admire horses, at the 20th annual Festival of Horses being held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, August 10th at the Horse Park of New Jersey in Allentown.

FESTIVAL OF HORSES SET FOR SUNDAY, AUGUST 10

Horse Shows, Petting Farm and More Slated for Horse Park

TRENTON) – Many events are planned to highlight the state's equine industry, including: Standardbred and Thoroughbred yearling shows and mare and foal shows, a petting farm, pony rides, face painting, interactive educational displays and numerous horse demonstrations.

eturning this year in conjunction with the festival will be a hunter/jumper show, Woodedge at the Park, featuring the $5,000 Marshall/Sterling Child’s and Adult Classic.

The equine industry is a very important sector of agriculture in our state, whether for preserving open space or for its $1.1 billion impact on the economy," said New Jersey Agriculture Secretary Charles M. Kuperus.

"This Festival showcases the vibrant horse industry and its many benefits, from economic to entertainment to education. And, the Horse Park is a beautiful venue for the festival."

or more information, call the Department of Agriculture at (609) 984-4389.

Department of Agriculture

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