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10/02/2013 – Morgan County Celebration Arena to Host One of the Premiere Walking Horse Shows in the Southeastern United States

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46th Annual Alabama Jubilee Charity Horse Show is set for October 18-19.

Photo: Miss Ebony Rose, owned by Bob and Sudie Reed of Jasper, Ala., is shown by Ross Campbell of Cullman, Ala.  Photo credit: Shane Shiflett

Photo: Miss Ebony Rose, owned by Bob and Sudie Reed of Jasper, Ala., is shown by Ross Campbell of Cullman, Ala. Photo credit: Shane Shiflett

Decatur, Ala. – The Walking Horse Association of Alabama is pleased to announce that the 46th Annual Alabama Jubilee Charity Horse Show will be held at the Morgan County Celebration Arena on October 18-19, 2013. The show starts at 5 pm each evening, and admission is $5.

As one of the premier Walking Horse shows in the southeastern United States, many of the top Tennessee Walking Horses and Racking Horses will travel to Decatur, Ala. for the two-day competition. Proceeds from this show are donated to Camp Smile-A-Mile, a children’s cancer camp located at Lake Martin in Alexander City. Camp Smile-A-Mile (SAM) is a non-profit organization for children who have or have had cancer. Year round programs are provided for the campers and their family at no cost.

The Alabama Jubilee Charity Horse Show offers 53 classes, which includes five championship classes. Entries are be shown by juveniles, amateurs, and professionals, all competing for prize money, ribbons and trophies. Each night, there will be exhibitions of current World Champions and World Grand Champions. A miniature horse, donated by Choose Your Gait Farm in Decatur, will be given away on Saturday night. In addition, the Alabama Walking Horse Ladies Auxiliary will be having their annual bake sale at the show.

The Morgan County Celebration Arena is located at 67 Horse Center Road (off Highway 67 East) in Decatur. For more information, contact Show Manager Brenda May at 256-353-2508. For more information on the Walking Horse Association of Alabama, visit their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/WHAofA. For information about Camp Smile-A-Mile, visit their website at www.campsam.org.

About The Decatur-Morgan County Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCCVB)

The Decatur-Morgan County Convention & Visitors Bureau is a not-for-profit organization promoting tourism and economic growth in Morgan County.  For information on special events and attractions in Decatur, contact the DMCCVB at 800.524.6181 or 256.350.2028; or visit its website at www.decaturcvb.org.

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Written by 49 County News.Net

October 2, 2013 at 5:47 PM

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