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Equine

March 10, 2009

Equine hospital faciliates breeding efforts

•Mar. 4, 11, 18 & 25–Barrel Racing Jackpot. Located at the Flying Cow Arena, Grove, Okla. Exhibition starts at 6 p.m., jackpot starts at 7:30 p.m. For more info., Phil Longacre, 918-944-0661.

•Mar. 13, 14 & 15–HorseFest. Equine trade show, clinics, entertainment. Located at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds), Springfield, Mo. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Call 800-356-8255 for more information.

•Mar. 15–Circle L Barrel Series. Exhibitions starts at 10 a.m. & the jackpot starts at 2 p.m. For more info. contact Cindy Woodworth, 918-636-6571 or email chasing4dcans@coffeyvilleks.net

•Mar. 21–ABRA Central Plains Regional Showdown & Membership Drive. Located at Claremore Expo Center, Claremore, Okla. 620-252-8142, www.AmericanBarrelRacing.org. Exhibition: 10 a.m. to noon; Jackpot follows.

•Mar. 21 & 22–Kansas High School Rodeo. Located at Kingman, Kan.

•Mar. 22–Circle L Barrel Series. Exhibitions starts at 10 a.m. & the jackpot starts at 2 p.m. For more info. contact Cindy Woodworth, 918-636-6571 or email chasing4dcans@coffeyvilleks.net

•Mar. 26 – 28–Cutting Horse Show. Located at the Lucky J Arena, Carthage, Mo. For more info., Curt Hargis, 417-883-8427.

•Mar. 29–Circle L Barrel Series. Exhibitions starts at 10 a.m. & the jackpot starts at 2 p.m. For more info. contact Cindy Woodworth, 918-636-6571 or email chasing4dcans@coffeyvilleks.net

•Apr. 3-5–Wrangler Heartland Tour Barrel Race. Located at Lucky J, Carthage, Mo. For more info., 918-326-4480.

•Apr. 4–Vallejo III, Inc. Open House & AHA Registration Commission Spring Forum. Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more info. contact Bette at 918-257-8383 or vallejoiii@aol.com

•Apr. 5–EKTEC. Located at Uniontown Saddle Club Arena, Uniontown, Kan. Time: 2 p.m. For more info., please contact: David Fuhrman, 620-939-4894; Pat Menzie, 620-496-2253; Susie Bennett, 620-473-2509.

•Apr. 18 & 19–Kansas High School Rodeo. Located at Lakin, Kan.

•Apr. 18 & 19–Missouri High School Rodeo. Located at Mount Vernon, Mo.

•Apr. 19–EKTEC. Located at Uniontown Saddle Club Arena, Uniontown, Kan. Time: 2 p.m. For more info., please contact: David Fuhrman, 620-939-4894; Pat Menzie, 620-496-2253; Susie Bennett, 620-473-2509.

•Apr. 23 – 25–Cutting Horse Show. Located at the Lucky J Arena, Carthage, Mo. For more info., Curt Hargis, 417-883-8427.

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