Sep 082014
 

The 19th Annual Big Sky Draft Horse Expo

is this weekends’ BIG EVENT in Deer Lodge.

The weekend starts with a Barn Dance at Grant-Kohrs Ranch at 6 pm on Friday, September 12.

Enjoy Hot Dogs and s’mores around the campfire whilst listening and dancing to the group ‘Hay Wire’.

Saturday and Sunday the 13th and 14th September 2014

The Weekend is full of Old-Time Horse Power in action at the Tri-County Fairgrounds. Events start at 8 am on both days.

>Draft Horses

>Working Classes

>Singles

>Light Driving Horses

>Mules

>Big 6-Horse Hitches!

>Expo Quilt Show

>Vendors

>Prize Drawing (with an Event Button)

>MT Draft Teamster Hall of Fame

>Pioneer Power Assoc. Tractor Display

Admission is $10 per adult per day ($5 per day for 11-18 year olds)
Event Buttons are $18, and this includes entry into the Expo on both days, plus admission to the Old Montana Prison Museums and entry into the Prize Draw.
Family Tickets are $25 per day (2 adults with up to 4 kids up to 18) or $40 for the Weekend.
More information is available on the website at http://www.drafthorseexpo.com/

Leading up to the Draft Horse Expo is the

8th Annual Montana Academy of Living History.

From 10th to 12th September, various events, local tours and workshops will be held. More details on the website at http://www.academyoflivinghistory.com/

 

Sep 092013
 

The 18th Annual Big Sky Draft Horse Expo makes Deer Lodge the place to be this weekend.

Starting at 8 am on Saturday and Sunday the 14th and 15th September 2013, events taking place at the Tri-County Fairgrounds include:

>    Six horse hitch Conformation

>    Four horse Hitch and Driving and Four Abreast

>    Junior and Senior Team Driving

>    Ladies, Pleasure and Junior Cart

>    Tandem and Unicorn

>    Antique/Unique and Street/Working

>    Working teamster classes including obstacle course, log skidding, and cultivating

>    Feed team race

>    Kids stick horse race and more

A Trade Show provides an opportunity to view and purchase items ranging from draft horse harnesses to art and books. It is always a mix of interesting items.

Admission is $10 per adult per day ($5 per day for 11-18 year olds)

Event Buttons are $18, and this includes entry into the Expo on both days, plus admission to the Old Montana Prison Museums and entry into the Prize Draw.

Family Tickets are $25 per day (2 adults with up to 4 kids up to 18) or $40 for the Weekend.

More information is available on the website at http://www.drafthorseexpo.com/

Deer Lodge is also home to the 7th Annual Montana Academy of Living History. From 11th to 13th September, various events, local tours and workshops will be held. More details on the website at http://www.academyoflivinghistory.com/

Aug 062013
 

Raffle for Statue 'Clyde'

BIG SKY DRAFT HORSE EXPO RAFFLE.

Help Preserve the Statue of “CLYDE”.

All proceeds of Raffle will be used to repaint and maintain the Clydesdale Statue that resides at the North Entrance to Deer Lodge. Tickets are $2 each or 6 tickets for $10. Contact Dayna Gilman on 490-1305, Betty Hadley on 846-2507 or Barb Johnson. Need not be present to win, but we would love to see you at the Big Sky Draft Horse Expo in Deer Lodge, Montana. September 14 and 15, 2013.

Prizes: Quilt with Western Design, Leather Canteen with Silhouette of Clyde, Weekend Pass for Fairmont Hot Springs. Raffle items have been donated by Barb Johnson (Wild Iris), Charlie Gilman (Circle Star Boot Shoe and Saddle Repair) and Fairmont Hot Springs and Resort.