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Bedford Cancer Foundation Sponsors Annual Walking For Cancer Horse Show



The Bedford Cancer Foundation is excited to announce that they will be sponsoring The Walking
For Cancer Horse Show. This annual horse show is one of the major sources of funds for The Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) corporation. In 8 years, the Foundation has provided more than $170,000 in assistance to patients and families in Bedford County who are having financial difficulties due to having cancer. The Foundation is not affiliated with any other organization and the Board members all serve donating their time and resources. The Foundation's motto is "What We Raise, Stays".

The Show this year will be dedicated to the memory of Larry Lowman, a member of the original Foundation Board and a long time Walking Horse owner, supporter and enthusiast.
 
The horse show will be held at the Champions Arena on The Celebration grounds on Saturday, April 22,
2017 and will feature 30 exciting classes including both flat shod and padded performance horses. 
Admission is $5.00 with children under 6 being admitted free.  Box seats of 6 are available at $50 per
Box.
 
Classes will include a Pink Ribbon Performance Amateur Specialty Class where amateurs will be riding
in honor of or in memory of a cancer victim.  There will also be the always popular and fun Pro-Am
Specialty Class.  Of the 30 total classes, 10 will be Rider's Cup classes which will include a canter class
for mares and geldings and the canter Stake Class.
 
There will be a $500 bonus prize to the trainer showing the most horses and extra prize money for Class 
15, The Mare and Geldings Canter Class.
 
The Walking For Cancer Horse Show welcome sponsorships which are as follows:
 
Class Sponsor -- $200  Trophy Sponsor -- $75  Ribbon Sponsor -- $50  2 Floral Horseshoes-- $150 ea.
Stake Class -- $2,000 ; Sponsorships can be made in honor or in memory of an individual.
 
The opportunity to have a class named in honor of someone is $500 and the class will remain named for future shows as long as there is a sponsor at the regular sponsorship of $200. 
 
In addition, there is the opportunity at $300 to sponsor a Challenge Trophy for the Stake Class.  Challenge Trophies for regular classes are $250 each. 
 
There will be fun for everyone; good food with many wonderful homemade desserts, a silent auction and
entertaining music showcasing the greatest breed of horse, the beautiful Tennessee Walking
Horse. 
 
For further information please contact Show Manager, Iris Schumann at 931-703-7257 or Co-Chair, Pam
Ingraham at 615-504-9580. Contact Karen Inman at 205-238-1126 to reserve box seats. For more information about The Bedford County Cancer Foundation visit www.bedfordcancerfoundation.org.
 

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