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The Arizona Equifest is almost here!

The Olsen’s Equifest is an event jammed full of equine goodness starting at 9:30 on Saturday morning. 

It will start with an Olsen's Family Feud at 9:30 AM. Employees from each Olsen’s location will face off against one another: 

  • Horseback competitions
  • Trailer race
  • Ribbon race
  • Egg in the spoon race 

Continuing throughout the day will include performances by 

  • PRCA Equine Trick Rider, Brandi Phillips
  • Granite Mountain Drill Team
  • Local police K-9s

We’re not done yet. 

Wander around and see:

  • Heritage Park Zoo
  • Dutch oven cooking
  • Arizona State Farriers Association horseshoeing contest
  • Test drive a tractor
  • Check out the antique tractor display & pull
  • At 12:45 we can watch the Legacy Ranch Horse Sale preview with team roping, branding and dry work. 

By 4 PM, you’ll be ready to relax and enjoy an evening concert by real-life cowboy and songwriter Gail Steiger. 

There’s plenty for the kiddos, too. Head over to Olsen’s Equifest! Kids:

  • Petting Zoo
  • Pony rides
  • Build your own stick horse
  • Sheepherding
  • Coloring booth
  • Mini horse feeding
  • Scavenger hunt
  • Egg diving
  • Dummy roping
  • Horseshoe toss all FREE to the public

Are you a big barrel racing fan? The Olsen’s Saddle Series & Open 4D barrel race which will culminate with a series final at 5 PM. 

Horses available for sale at the exclusive Legacy Ranch Horse Sale will on view in the tent between 4 PM and 5:30. These are top-quality horses, and the auction will begin promptly at 5:30 PM.

And the fun continues on September 15th, showcasing the best and fastest team ropers in Northern Arizona. 

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Last modified on Thursday, 12 September 2019 22:10
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