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Jun 26

Kiva Hosts Horse Show

2013-06-09 15.47.57On June 8th & 9th, Kiva hosted the Rio Grande Mule and Donkey Assoc. Horse Show. There was a great turnout and everyone had a great time. The weather was warm but it was a beautiful sunny day with no wind.2013-06-09 17.22.29

Saturday, riders and their equines participated in a Treasure Ride & Drive on the trails that are accessible right from the property. As you rode the trail, you would pick up a card posted along the trails and turn it in for a prize.  Prizes consisted of mugs, lead ropes, hoof picks, horse treats, etc.

On Saturday, lunch was served after the Treasure Ride and the grilling chef did an great job on the grilled chicken and the burgers. All the fixins’ made the potluck a success.

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Sunday arrived with excitement in the air. Equines, harnesses, saddles, & carts were being readied for the upcoming daily competitions. The donkeys, mules, & horses were being groomed to look their best. Practice time was going on in several corrals before the start of the event.

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The event lasted until late afternoon with several showing in all of the classes. A great time was had by all and everyone had a safe and enjoyable day. If you are interested in finding out more about the RGMDA and their next event, check out their site:  www.rgmda.com