Youth Equine Champions Day planned for February 7th in Atlanta

Press Release by Issuing Company

Sunday, February 5th, 2012

A herd of young equestrians will meet in Atlanta on Tuesday, Feb. 7 for the fourth annual Youth Equine Champions Day.  

Registration for the event will begin at 8 a.m. at the Freight Depot at 65 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. At 10 a.m., participants will fill the House Gallery at the Capitol for a proclamation from Governor Deal. A Georgia world championship equestrian winner will also be recognized at that time.

Youth Equine Champions Day honors young people (19 and under) who qualified and participated in regional, national and world championship horse shows as well as Georgia State Champions. Georgia State Champions include all first-place winners in the Pony, 1-12 and 13-19 age groups from the Georgia Federation State Show. 

Approximately 225 young people are expected to attend. They will be wearing either Western, English or Peruvian show attire.

The Georgia Equine Commodity Commission is sponsoring the event. For more information, contact John Clements, Georgia Equine Commission, at  or 404-863-2173.

Georgia Department of Agricultural