The 33nd annual Draft Horse Classic is coming to the Nevada County Fairgrounds next week, September 19th-22nd. Known as one of the premier Draft Horse shows in the western United States, it’s a great opportunity to see the gentle giant Draft Horses up close. Click here for a schedule of Draft Horse performances, including specialty acts Bobby Kerr Mustang Act, CHP Mounted Patrol Unit, the California Cowgirls Drill Team and more. Additionally, with more than 175 horses stabled on the grounds, the Classic offers a unique chance to observe and meet these gentle giants. The 4 day event includes the Harvest Festival which includes: Horseshoeing Competition, Western Trade Show, Art show and special exhibits (Pine Tree Quilters, Early Day Gas Engines exhibit, Narrow-Gauge Railroad Exhibit and more), definitely check out the Guided Barn Tour. Musical entertainment including Sourdough Slim, Everyday Outlaw, Jessica Rose Band, Heifer Belles, Big Iron, Banner Mountain Boys and Harold Roy Miller & Diana Miller. It is free to enter the Fairgrounds, tickets to performances are available online. What’s your favorite part about the Draft Horse Classic? I have 4 Draft Horse performance tickets for any show (excluding Saturday evening) and one parking pass to giveaway, winner will be announced on Monday, September 16th. *Edited to say the winner is Amy Pedroli.
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