FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
MARGARET MCELHANY 216-267-2525 -or-
ANNE DEMANELIS 216-926-4292
Attention horse lovers of all ages. Valley Riding invites you to
come to Rocky River Stables in Cleveland Metroparks Rocky River
Reservation on Sunday, August 5 from ll:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a
full, fun, family day of horse activities.
Come early so you will not miss the festival parade at 11:30
a.m. led by Cleveland Metroparks Mounted Rangers and at 11:45 a.m.
the Northern Ohio Outlaws will make their first appearance and
demonstrate mounted cowboy shooting, one of the nation's
fastest-growing and most exciting equestrian sports.
Throughout the afternoon, there will be a variety of riding
demonstrations, drill team performances, pony rides, stick horse
races, games, raffle prizes, barnyard bingo, food and
The festival gives Valley Riding's therapeutic students an
opportunity to show off their riding skills and it is Valley
Riding's opportunity to introduce the horses and ponies and riding
programs to the surrounding communities.
Valley Riding is a non-profit affiliate of Cleveland Metroparks,
providing quality English horseback riding instruction and
equine-assisted activities to children and adults and enhancing
awareness and appreciation of horses in a metropolitan
All proceeds of the event support Valley Riding's Therapeutic
Riding Program for special needs children and adults. Pony
rides are offered for $5. Children must be 3 years or
older. There is a l60 pound weight limit for older
Parking is available on the stables' front lawn starting at 11
a.m. There is a $5 parking charge.
Rocky River Stables is located at 19901 Puritas Avenue in Rocky
River Reservation, at the bottom of Puritas Road hill in Cleveland,
across from Mastick Woods Golf Course.
For more information visit:www.valleyriding.org or
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