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Past Fairs

Each year, with great success, the Alabama Horse Council has improved the quality of exhibitors and entertainment in addition to increasing attendance at the Alabama Horse Fair. The attendance of the past Fairs has been 6,000-7,000 people for the 2 day venue with 90 vendors in attendance as well! Clinicians for the 2004 Fair included Lynn Palm, Linda Pigg, Tommy Garland, Robin Hopkinson (of Michael Byatt Arabians), Bobby Richards, Jr., Thomas & Rebecca Gimenez, Sterling Graburn, Donna West & Mark McCormick. The "Working Cow Horse", roping, reining, and cutting were all featured on Sunday afternnon. Please take a moment to browse our photo album of past Horse Fairs! This page may take a while to load, but it's worth the wait!

2009Horse Fair

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2008 Scholarship - Brittany Cullifer of Eufaula, Alabama
pictured with AHC President Donnie Hix


$100 Jeffer's Gift Certificate Winner to New AHC Membership - Pat Philen from Alabama


Judges Kerry Kuhn and Steve Jone pictured with AHC President Donnie Hix


First Place $1500 Winner - Bess Wall and Grace "the mule" from Bunnell, Florida


Second Place - Brandie Malone from Columbiana, Alabama
riding American Quarter Horse named Most Spectacular

Third Place - Larry Simpson of Dayton, TN
riding Spotted Saddle Horse Bojangles Midnight Blaze

Fourth Place - Larry Simpson of Dayton, TN
leading Spotted Saddle Horse Duncan McCloud


Fifth Place - Barry Johnson of Quitman, Georgia
He rode an American Quarter Horse Named Jay Two Cutting King


High Point Adult From Alabama - Brandie Malone of Columbiana, AL


High Point Youth - Miranda Dobbins of Nauvoo, Alabama
riding a Ponies of America named Mnt Two Be Spanish Fawn

2009 Trail Competition Pictures

Amber Evers of Troy, AL Barry Hayes ofJemison, AL
Autumn Matthes of Millbrook, AL Barry Johnson of Quitman, GA
Benny Pinkard of Troy, AL
Bess Wall of Bunnell, FL
Bess Wall of Bunnell, FL Brad Scott of Gurley, AL
Brandie Malone of Columbiana, AL Calrie Gillespie of Helena, AL
Christy Cagle of Albertville, AL Cindy Brassfield of Robertsdale, AL
Dale Lively of Nauvoo, AL Lamar Waters of Enterprise, AL
Larry Simpson of Dayton, TN Larry Simpson of Dayton, TN
Leslie Mayhall of Semmes, AL Michael Fore of Andalusia, AL
Patsy Cotton of Opelika, AL Willard Terrell of Valley Head, AL

 

 

 

Each year, with great success, the Alabama Horse Council has improved the quality of exhibitors and entertainment in addition to increasing attendance at the Alabama Horse Fair.

2008 Horse Fair


Trailer Winner

L to R - Tom Seay, Tina Madden winner of trailer, Donnie Hix Pres. of AHC

AHC President Donnie Hix introducing Mr. Ron Sparks,
Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture

AHC Pres. Donnie Hix awarding the very first AHC 2008 Scholarship to
Dakota Missildine. Dakota is attending Troy University.

Tom Seay of BOABH, Tina Madden, winner of AHC Horse Trailer & AHC Pres. Donnie Hix

Bess Wall, Bunnell, FL - First Place in the Trail Competition

Larry Simpson riding the 2nd place & leading the 3rd place horse
in theTrail Competition.

Carlie Gillespie, Helena, AL
4th place in the Trail Competition

Trail Competition

The Challenge!

Ken McNabb challenging everyone to a bull ride!

Casey Britt - Bull Rider

Sarah Britt - Riding good!

 

Ken McNabb out-riding the competition!

Donnie Hix holding on for dear life!!

Nelda Hix - one of the best riders!

Kerry Kuhn doing great!

Kerry Kuhn - Look at that form!!

Left is Nancy Rockett, AHC Membership Co-Chair,
a friend
& Sandy West-Pegram, Membership Co-Chair

Dr. Cindy McCall and son, Will

AHC Membership Table
Larry Skipper, Pam Dyer & Nancy Rockett

Great Volunteers with Nancy

Mr. & Mrs. Eastridge
Earth's Treasures Vendor

Shorty Gray - has been a faithful supporter of the AHC

 

Great Vendor!

Hoofbeats Vendor booth.
Thanks to Brenda Wright (r) for all her support thru the years

 

 

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