NEW DATE: September 27, 2014 • LOPE Benefit Horse Show 2014 • Click for Details

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The LOPE Benefit Horse Show is being rescheduled for NEXT Saturday 9/27. The recent heavy rain combined with a wet weekend forecast makes this decision necessary. But the good news is that now you have more time to practice for the show! We will keep all current entries active -- but if you need to cancel, make changes or want to register for new classes, please contact the show secretary at ScissortailHillEquestrian@gmail.com by this Tues evening. New entries welcome too! Revised ride times will be posted next Thursday. We are glad for the rain but also are looking forward to a nice, DRY day on 9/27 for the LOPE Benefit Horse Show :) ... See MoreSee Less

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