WNY EquiFest, in partnership with the Western Chapter of the New York State Horse Council, will run an equine exposition and equestrian gathering at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg on March 19-20. The event will welcome back horse enthusiasts, owners, trainers, clinicians, riders and vendors to celebrate the horse industry in New York. More than 6,000 have attended this two-day, family-friendly event in the past.
WNY EquiFest will feature vendors with products and services focusing on the horse industry. Clinics, seminars and demonstrations will be presented by trainers, coaches and industry professionals throughout the event. There will be interactive and educational activities for children of all ages.
Highlighting the 2022 edition of WNY EquiFest will be
√ Bridleless demonstrations provided by Braveheart Beasts
√ Rosehill Ranch will feature how to build trust and confidence in riding
√ The art of mounted archery and introducing A horse to the sights and sounds will be presented by the team from Eternal Flame Mounted Archery
√ Luke Reinbold Horsemanship will be on site to showcase the perfect mounting positions obtained through the use of a mounting block
√ Yoga and horsemanship complement, as showcased by Laurelin Farm Yoga & Horsemanship
√ “Cowgirl couture” – Custom-design apparel, horse tack and awards.
√ Creekside Saddlery
√ Stagecoach West
A schedule of events is available at www.The-Fairgrounds.com.
The Erie County Fairgrounds is accessible by the New York State Thruway (I-90) off exit 56. Admission and parking are both free for this event, which will run 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 19-20. For more information about WNY EquiFest, or to become a part of the event, visit www.the-fairgrounds.com or contact Kirby Dygert at [email protected], 716-649-3900, ext. 6488.
The Erie County Agricultural Society is a private not-for-profit membership organization. Established in 1819, ECAS is the oldest civic organization in Western New York. Its mission is to preserve and enhance, by educational endeavors, the agricultural and historical legacy of New York. Visit www.ECFair.org.
The New York State Horse Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that serves as the umbrella organization uniting New York’s diverse horse community into one unified voice to promote and protect the interests of New York’s horse industry.