Columbus, OH — After two years, Equine Affaire (Ohio) is back in full swing April 7-10 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus.
With a partnership between Ohio Standardbreds & Friends, New Vocations Racehorse Adoption, Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association and the United States Trotting Association, there will be demonstrations throughout the weekend and a large booth space in the Breed Pavilion.
Demonstrations will be held at the following times:
Friday at 5 p.m. in Rod’s Arena
Saturday at 12:30 p.m. in the Coliseum
Saturday at 2:45 p.m. in Rod’s Arena
Saturday at 4:45 p.m. in the Wahl Demo Ring
Sunday at 12:45 p.m. in the Coliseum
Sunday at 1:45 p.m. in the Wahl Demo Ring
The OHHA/USTA booth will include a race bike with virtual reality headset, a petting stall with various Standardbreds rotating in throughout the weekend for people to get up close and personal with, a trivia wheel, horse bone box and more.
Horses on the grounds throughout the weekend include:
Smothastenesewisky – 2022 Ohio champion 3-year-old pacing filly 2018, p,3,1:48.4 ($358,555)
Allamerican Legacy – 2004 by Dragon Again, unraced
Beware Of R Party – 2004 by Party At Artsplace
Brown Camo – 2015, p,2,1:56.4h ($13,174)
C Me Shine – 2006 by Market Report, unraced
Cams Valentino – 2014, p,4,1:49h ($125,654)
Combak Fox – 2010 by Village Jove, Q1:58.1f
Cool Muffler – 2008, p,4,1:58.1 ($8,700)
Letsallrock – 2015, p,3,1:51f ($109,658)
No Damage A – 1995, p,1:51.3 ($189,960)
Powerlifter – 2007, 1:57h ($60,552)
Silver Match – 1998, p,1:52.3f ($161,238)
Sharp Action – 2006, 1:56.4h ($173,052)
Skiff – 2012 by Admirals Galley, unraced
Speaking Out – 2012, p,1:51.2h ($256,280)
Stud’s Hooligan – 1996, p,2,1:58.4s ($37,990)
The Cherokee Stables All Standardbred Drill Team will also be presenting at the following times:
Thursday at 1:15 p.m. in the Voinovich Arena
Friday at 12:45 p.m. in the Wahl Demo Ring
Sunday at 10:45 a.m. in Rod’s Arena
An adult single-day ticket is $15; children (ages 7-10) are $8 and 6 & under are admitted free. Tickets can be purchased online in advance or at the gate (cash only) for $18. Parking at the Ohio Expo Center is $7. More information can be found online at www.EquineAffaire.com.