August 2017 Issue - page 4

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August 2017
PENNSYLVANIA EQUESTRIAN
Ludwig’s Corner Horse
Show, at the intersection of
routes 401 and 100 in Glen-
moore, Chester County, PA
re-invents itself yet again over
Labor Day weekend, Septem-
Ludwig’s Corner Horse Show is 74 Years Young on Labor Day
ber 2-4, from 8AM to dusk
daily.
Ludwig’s Corner’s coun-
try fair entertains all ages
with Saturday’s Pet Parade
sponsored by Lulu’s Rescue
(animals in costumes from
pet rabbits to alpacas, no fee
to enter), rides (mechanical
bull, bungee jump, rock wall
and more), children’s games,
creepy crawlers, llamas and
alpacas, jumping bunnies,
pony and hay rides, live music,
antique tractor and car show
and boutique vendors featuring
unusual gifts and clothing. Ca-
tering by Yellow Springs feeds
the crowd with BBQ, hamburg-
ers, hotdogs, grilled chicken,
wraps, salads, stuffed portabella
mushrooms and ice cream.
Exciting equestrian action
is featured in three competi-
tion rings, easily seen from
the midway and country fair
above. Riders of all ages
from throughout the region
compete in events including
Ladies Sidesaddle, Leadline,
Hunter and Pony Derbies, and
carriage driving. The marquis
event is the $5,000. Ludwig’s
Corner Mini Prix, beginning
around noon on Monday. This
thrilling competition features
regionally prominent riders and
their horses at speed over tall
jumps placed on a challenging
course.
For further information visit
or
email info@ludwigshorseshow.
com.
The Penn State Extension
Equine Team will hold evening
on-farm discussions about pasture
and grazing management, soils,
manure, and Best Management
Practices at a variety of locations
in August and September. Enjoy
hands-on activities to sharpen
your skills in forage and weed
identification, pasture evaluation,
and soil testing.
The following sessions are
planned:
Lancaster County
: August 2
at Elm Ridge Farm, Lititz
Pasture Management Sessions Planned
Chester County
: August 22
at Ryerss Farm, Pottstown
York County
: September 13
at Tenderfoot Stables, Brogue
Montgomery County
:
September 18 at Sebastian Riding
Associates, Collegeville
Sessions run from 6-8 pm.
Registration is required and will
be accepted up to one week prior
to the session. Visit extension.
psu.edu/equine-pasture-manage-
ment or contact Laura Kenny at
or (610) 489-
4315.
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