Del Mar Horse Show kicks off April 17
In its 69th year, the 2014 Del Mar National Horse Show runs Thursday, April 17, through Sunday, May 4, at the Del Mar Fairgrounds Arena. The Del Mar National is world renown and one of the top three equestrian shows in the United States. Western Week kicks off the annual three-week event, featuring a “rootin’ tootin’ slam bang shootin’,” action-packed event with Night of the Horse on Saturday, April 19. For more information:
Night of the Horse presents “Hoofbeats Through History” and promises a night of rip-roarin’ action and entertainment for the entire family.
The Del Mar National is a three-week equestrian event, featuring: Western Week, April 17 to 20; Dressage Week, April 24 to 27; and Hunter/Jumper Week, April 29 to May 4.
Western Week features Four AQHA (American Quarter Horse Association) and PCQHA (Pacific Coast Quarter Horse Association) shows, and an NRHA (National Reining Horse Association) show are the hallmarks of Western Week. ay, April 19, at 7 p.m.
Friends of the Del Mar National can follow the show on Facebook for up-to-date news, photos, and other fun things at www.facebook.com/delmarnational. To receive updates via email, sign up for the show’s email list via a link on the event website’s home page:
Admission is free on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reserved Grandstand seats for evening performances are $19 for each Saturday evening highlight event and are on sale NOW through www.ticketmaster.com or the Del Mar Fairgrounds Box Office by phone at (858) 792-4252 or at the fairgrounds, Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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