Third point show planned by the Blackjack Saddle Club, for the 2016 show circuit season, is this Saturday, Aug. 20, according to Stacy Nicholas, club point keeper.
All shows are at Cico Park, Wells Arena, Manhattan, beginning at 9 o’clock. There are entry fees, with awards in all performance and speed events; as well all around awards in age categories.
Competitions are open to the public, but contestants must be Blackjack Saddle Club members, and meet certain participation requirements, to be eligible for yearend awards.
The show this Saturday, Aug. 20, Nicholas announced, will include a ranch horse pleasure class. It will be an open event, with entry fee, and ribbon awards, but no points will be recorded.
Additional point shows scheduled by the Blackjack Saddle Club this year are set for Saturday, September 10, and Sunday, October 2.
Final competition for the year is an open fun show, Sunday, Oct. 23, starting at 10 o’clock, in Cico Park, Manhattan.
Information on all activities of the Blackjack Saddle Club can be found at www.blackjacksaddleclub.com, where club officials are listed to contact for specific questions.