Fine artists from all over the United States and Canada will celebrate the beauty and majesty of the horse as the Equine Dream Art Show and Sale returns to the nation’s ultimate equine exposition, the Horse Expo Pomona, Friday through Sunday, Feb. 7-9, 2014, at the Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Avenue, Pomona.
Sponsored by BLICK Art Materials, the Equine Dream Art Show and Sale will provide an ideal environment for emerging and established artists to display and sell their works.
“We’re excited about bringing back the Equine Dream Art Show to the Horse Expo in 2014 with even more artists participating than ever before,” said Horse Expo Events President, Miki Nelsen. “It is our goal to provide attendees with stimulating art pieces and to promote the horse as a subject of fine art”.
Deadline for entries is Dec. 15. Submission categories include oil, acrylic, colored pencil, pastel, pen & ink, pencil/charcoal, watercolor, photography, sculpture, pottery, mixed media and wearable art. Artists can submit up to three entries of work for each division and the art subject must be horses of all breeds, color, or sport, landscape or western lifestyle as well as dogs. The junior division is open for the emerging artists age 17 and under. Ribbons will be awarded for each category and a cash prize will be awarded to Best of Show. All artwork entered into the art show will be available for purchase on site.
Horse Expo Pomona offers something for every level of horse enthusiast. Several new events will include the Breed Revelation, Premium Horse Sale and a nationally sanctioned NRCHA Event, the California Classic Invitational Cow Horse. The popular returning attractions Young Rider Park, Trail Symposium, Book Corral and Great American Truck Display will be larger than ever.
Attendees will meet top equine clinicians from all different disciplines including reining, dressage (classical and western), three day event, hunter/jumpers, barrel racing and driving. Experts in trail riding, saddle fitting, body clipping, equine management, horse anatomy and starting a colt will offer invaluable tips.
Over 300 exhibits will offer the latest products and services from riding apparel, tack, nutrition, horse supplies and trailers to art, jewelry, arts and crafts and more.
Adult admission tickets are $18 per day or $45 for the full weekend. Tickets for children 13 years and under are $5 per day and children under six are admitted free. Show hours are 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., daily. Plenty of parking is available and located at Gate 17 off McKinley Ave.
For more information on the Equine Dream Art Show and Sale and the Horse Expo Pomona ticketing, exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities call 800-352-2411 or visit www.horsexpoevents.com.
Event is produced by Horse Expo Events. Sponsors include: RAM, Farnam, Platinum Performance, Kruse Perfection, Triple Crown, Nutrena, Pyranha and AQHA Team Wrangler; Media sponsors include Horseman’s News, Horsetrader.com, Young Rider Magazine and speakingofhorses.com.