Talbot Run at the MD Horse Chase Kick Off – Come and Join US!

Talbot Run is participating in the Maryland Horse Chase over the next three weeks.  It might be something you all would like to do….lots of cool prizes and opportunities to learn more about horses andsee a variety of horse farm and places.  Check out the links below for more info!  On Monday, we have been invited to the kickoff at Full Moon Farm in Finksburg at 8 am.  There will be TV and newspaper coverage and booths, things to do and you can complete your first challenges.  I would love to have a bunch of kids/adults there with me in their Talbot Run gear promoting the farm and helping kick off this great event.  Let me know if you can come and we can figure out the details.  Thanks for your support!   Ann, Bob and Robin

MEDIA ADVISORY: Maryland Horse Chase Kicks Off April 6 at New Location
Statewide Horse-Focused Scavenger Hunt to Highlight Horse Discovery Centers, April 6-26

NOTE TO EDITORS: The location of the kick off has changed.

Maryland Horse Chase logoANNAPOLIS, MD (April 1, 2015) – The Maryland Horse Chase is a new, three-week statewide horse scavenger hunt designed to introduce people to the joy of horses and to showcase the state’s new network of Horse Discovery Centers. It is sponsored by the Maryland Horse Industry Board (MHIB), a program within theMaryland Department of AgricultureThe kickoff will be held Monday, April 6, from 8 a.m. to noon at Full Moon Farm in Carroll County. The Horse Chase scavenger hunt runs from April 6 through April 26.

Those who participate in the Horse Chase will comb the state, earning points by completing 75 simple horse-related photo, action and text challenges at 35 physical locations and online. There is also the opportunity to earn points by answering bonus challenges. Participants who earn the most points will be able to redeem them for nearly 130 horse-themed prizes. All entrants will receive free admission tickets to the 2015 Maryland Million on October 17; horse treats provided by Flax Jax, the official Treat Sponsor of the Maryland Horse Chase, and other items. Registration starts April 4 at www.marylandhorsechase.com.

The kickoff event and all Horse Chase activities are open to all residents, especially those who have limited or no experience with horses but would like more.  For more information.

WHATMaryland Horse Chase Kickoff Event – Festivities will include horse demonstrations; booths from various horse organizations and Horse Discovery Centers; and an opportunity to complete Chase Challenges at Full Moon Farm.
WHEN: Monday, April 6, from 8 a.m. to noon

WHERE: Full Moon Farm, 4326 Louisville Road, Finksburg (Carroll County)

WHO: Maryland Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder, Maryland’s High School Rodeo Queen Madison Iager; and members of the Maryland Horse Industry Board and various Discovery Centers.

The public is invited to attend. For more information, contact MHIB Executive Director Ross Peddicord atross.peddicord@maryland.gov or 410-841-5798.

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