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New Classes and Other Events at the 15th Annual Sport Horse Nationals in Raleigh

New Classes and Other Events at the 15th Annual Sport Horse Nationals in Raleigh
The Arabian Horse Association (AHA) is returning to the Gov. James B. Hunt Jr. Horse Complex in Raleigh, N.C. for the 15th Annual Sport Horse National Arabian and Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show. Mark your calendars and join us for this year’s new and exciting classes and events.  
 
There are a couple new class making their debut at Sport Horse Nationals this year, including Western Dressage Basic, Level 1, and Level 2 Championship! These classes are scheduled for Friday, September 8 at 8 a.m.; Sunday, September 10 at 8 a.m., and Saturday, September 9 at 8 a.m., respectively. Each of these classes will be located in the Dressage Rings.   
 
Other Events This year we’re bringing back the Progressive Barn Party, a fun and interactive way for barns from across the country to show off their barns and meet new friends. It will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 7. The signup sheet is located in the Omnibus, and it’s free to participate.  
 
Also coming back this year is the Wine and Cheese Party, sponsored by Markel Insurance. It will be held on Saturday, September 9 from 5 – 6:30 p.m. outside the show office.  
 
The third annual silent auction will begin on September 5 at 12 p.m. and will close on Saturday, September 9 at 6:30 p.m. outside the show office. All proceeds will go to benefit the Arabian Horsemens Distress Fund (AHDF) and the Duke Children’s Hospital. Anyone is welcome to bring auction items.  
 
There will also be a youth ice cream social on Wednesday, September 6 after the afternoon session at the Arabian Horse Youth Association (AHYA) Boot, located on the Concourse in the Gov. James B. Hunt Jr. Horse Complex.  
 
Also located in the Concourse will be the Shopping Expo. Everything you’ve ever wanted for yourself and your horse can be found during your shopping experience at Sport Horse Nationals! The Shopping Expo will be open daily from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.   
 
All activities are subject to change, so look for an updated schedule at the show. If you would like more details about show activities, visit our Sport Horse Nationals website. 
 
For show updates and social media contests, visit the #ahaBlueRoom, located in the Concourse, and be sure to follow us on Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and like us on Facebook. Join the conversation by using the hashtag #ahaSHN17 throughout the show for updates and information. 

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