The Black Hawk College Horse Show Team will host BHC Barrel Day on Saturday, Jan. 25 in the Ag Arena at the East Campus.
There will be open arena from 10-11 a.m. with 30-minute warm-up sessions from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on a first come, first served basis. Exhibition barrels will run from 1-1:45 p.m. There is only one timed race, which will be at 2 p.m.
Barrel Day is separate from the college’s Spring Barrel Racing Series. It is a day to allow people to get their horses out to practice before the Spring Series begins.
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. A concession stand will be open.
For more information, contact Donna Irvin at 309-854-1840, Brooke Byers at 309-854-1838 or Drew Cotton at 309-854-1842.