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Horse Helpers of the High Country ‘Chompin’ at the Bit’ Tack Auction and Coggins Clinic Saturday, April 13

April 8, 2013. Horse Helpers of the High Country’s Chompin’ at the Bit tack auction and clinic will take place April 13 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Hayes Horse Boarding and Training. The event will be a new and used tack auction, Coggins and Rabies vaccination clinic for horses and dogs, and 3k run. For more information, visit ww.horsehelpersnc.org.

auctionflyer2013The event also features a variety of family oriented activities including pony rides, face painting and food.

Attendees should bring their used tack and equipment to be auctioned off during the event. New tack will also be auctioned. Instead of an auction commission, 15 percent of all sales go to the nonprofit horse rescue, Horse Helpers.

A 3K walk/run will begin at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 13. The registration fee for the 3K is $20 for adults and $15 for students. Participants can register online at www.horsehelpersnc.org or the day of the event. Coggins clinic prices will be $20 for coggins, $10 for rabies, $10 for EWT, $20 for West Nile.

For more information visit, www.horsehelpersnc.org.

Directions to Hayes Horse Boarding and Training; Boone, NC:

Turn onto NC-194/ Jefferson Rd from 421. Continue on NC-194 for approximately three miles and bear right onto Castle Ford Rd. Drive another two miles before turning left onto Appaloosa Trail.

Hayes Horse Boarding and Training will be .2 miles after the turn onto Appaloosa Trail. For more information please visit: horsehelpersnc.org or call Hayes Horse Boarding and Training at 336-314-1538.


• 1 p.m.: Chompin’ at the Bit auction, Coggins clinic and kids entertainment
• 3:30 p.m.: 3k registration begins
• 4:00 p.m.: 3k walk/run begins

For more information, contact Amy Hudnall at [email protected]

About Horse Helpers of the High Country

Horse Helpers of the High Country, incorporated in 2004 as a nonprofit 501(c)3 corporation, is the only equine rescue serving Watauga, Ashe and Avery Counties in North Carolina, as well as Johnson County, Tennessee. The mission of Horse Helpers is to give sick, abused, and unwanted horses a second chance. They provide treatment and rehabilitation for horses seized by law enforcement and animal control. They also provide a forum for education on animal care and humane communication. For more information, visit www.horsehelpersnc.org or call 828-297-1833.