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The Black Hawk College IHSA Western Equestrian Team will host its annual Robin Moreland Memorial Fall Speed Shows at the college’s East Campus near Kewanee.


The shows will be:

Saturday, Oct. 5
Saturday, Nov. 2
Saturday, Nov. 16

There will be open arena from 8-9 a.m. with warm-up sessions from 9-10:30 a.m. and exhibition barrels from 10:30-11:45 a.m. Timed races will begin at noon. Barrel racing is a timed rodeo event. It requires skill and practice to develop close cooperation between the horse and rider. Black Hawk College students as well as other riders will be competing. Admission is free. All shows will be in the Ag Arena at the East Campus, 26230 Black Hawk Road, Galva (five miles south of Kewanee). Come watch competitive barrel racing and learn about the college’s equestrian program. The events are sponsored by the BHC IHSA Western Equestrian Team with proceeds going to the Robin Moreland Endowed Equine Scholarship. For more information, contact Rebekah Irish at 309-854-1838 or irishr@bhc.edu or Heather Hochstatter at 309-854-1848 or hochstatterh@bhc.edu.