All Equine Show Promises Entertainment for Horse Enthusiasts
Western Fair District welcomes horse trainers, riders, professionals and enthusiasts for three-days of clinics, demonstrations, entertainment and shopping. It’s the show to attend this spring for an all-encompassing, multi-discipline, all-breed and all-level experience. Learn, enjoy and be entertained at Ontario’s Premier Equine Show, March 25, 26, 27.
SEE AL DUNNING IN ACTION!
All Equine is extremely pleased to welcome back World Champion Al Dunning to this year’s roster. Al has owned and operated Almosta Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona since 1970. His expertise in all facets of equestrian events has elevated him to great success and he and his students have won 40 World and Reserve World titles in AQHA, NRHA, NRCHA, NCHA. In addition, Al conducts clinics worldwide, manages Ad Tack, operated Dunning Consulting LLC, and has recently developed Team Ad International, an online training program. Catch Al’s Reining Instruction, in the Metroland Media Agriplex Arena, all three days.
3 DAY TRAINER’S CHALLENGE – IS BACK!
3 Trainers | 3 Horses | 3 Judges
This unique experience showcases three of Canada’s top trainers as they put their skills to work, demonstrating their abilities and techniques on how to train an un-broke horse. The Trainer’s Challenge will take place in the demonstration ring and competitors will have three days to achieve success, critiqued by three judges, using their different training skills.
Chris grew up on the back of a horse, at the young age of 15 Chris’s first job was working for a reputable trainer, it was at that time he knew that’s where his heart was at. He continued to work and learn from many other reputable cow horse and cutting horse trainers in southern Alberta. After starting a family, Chris spent a few years as a feedlot manager, all while continuing to make quality performance ranch horses and compete in ranch horse competitions. A few years ago Chris and his young family made the move to SW Saskatchewan to pursue his dream of training horses full-time. Chris believes in combining natural horsemanship with performance horse training to find and achieve a well-balanced and confident horse.
Jason Irwin started his first colt when he was 12 and has been at it ever since. He is a self-taught trainer who has put the foundation training on hundreds of young horses.
Although his specialty is starting colts under saddle he also works with problem horses and adds finishing training to older horses.
He is now the head trainer at the family business Northstar Livestock Quarter Horses which produces horses that sell throughout North America. Horses started and trained by Jason have gone on to excel in everything from barrel racing to ranch work to fox hunting to performing on the Canadian Cowgirls drill team and just about everything in between. His aim is to put a solid foundation on a young horse so that it can go on to excel in any discipline.
Born in Price, Utah in July, 1982 Kyle had a passion for horses from a young age. He moved to Canada in 1989 with his family to fulfill their dream of training horses. Kyle spent his teenage years involved with 4-H and High School Rodeo. After school he moved back to Utah for 4 years where he went to College, sold horse trailers, and became addicted to team roping.
Other than training horses, Kyle enjoys golfing, dirt biking and fishing. Kyle has his sights set on training and showing cow horses and rope horses, as well as raising Quarter Horses.
Kyle was a three time champion of the Trainer of the North Challenge from 2010-2012 in Smithers, BC. In 2009, he was the European Trainers Challenge Champion in Bern, Switzerland. Kyle has won multiple saddles in team roping, cutting, and Trainer Challenges. He has a unique ability to connect with any audience using humor as well as his common sense approach to training Horses.
New this year Tom Chown joins the 2016 All Equine Show with two Western Pleasure Horse Seminars! Tom has been training and showing horses for over 50 years. Perhaps the highlight of Tom’s career was the privilege of owning, training and breeding several World Champions, the most famous being the NSBA Hall of Fame Stallion, “Hotrodders Jet Set”, who became one of the first Western Pleasure sires to stand in Texas. There, Tom ran his own very successful breeding facility, producing many outstanding horses who would go on to win multiple World, AQHA, APHA, PHBA, and Quarter Horse Congress Championships. In 2006, he was inducted into the National Snaffle Bit Association, NSBA, Hall of Fame.
Cecile Von Martels is back this year with her dressage clinics. Cecile has been competing at an international dressage level since 2000. She made the young rider team in 2006 and 2007 and represented Canada in Virginia in 2007. Cecile competed at international competitions throughout North America in 2015 at the Prix St. George’s level. Bivera and Cecile traveled south to Wellington, Florida in the winter of 2016 , to train with her brother , silver and bronze medalist at the Pan American Games, Chris von Martels. They are currently training at the Grand Prix level.
Cecile operates a training and sales facility out of Ridgetown.
Bradi Whiteside at 14 years old National is Pole Bending Champion and will bring her expertise alongside her sister to the All Equine show where their clinic participants will compete for a cash jackpot! Sister, Kylie Whiteside has proven herself as a talented barrel racer, pole bender, breakaway roper, team roper and goat tyer and will share these skills with participants.
- Team Sorting at its best, featuring 42 of the top teams for a three man – two gate sorting competition;
- Interactive Youth Activities;
- Discipline Diversity in seminars, clinics and shopping;
- Lots of Demonstrations in Multiple Show Rings;
- Free, Accessible Parking.
Dates & Times:
Friday, March 25: 12:00pm–8:00pm
Saturday, March 26: 10:00am–8:00pm
Sunday, March 27: 10:00am–5:00pm
Western Fair District: Metroland Media Agriplex Building
845 Florence St, London, Ontario
Advanced tickets will be available online or at Guest Services soon. Advanced sale ends: Thursday, March 24 at 11:55PM. Tickets available at the door March 25 – 27.
Admission: $12* Advanced / $16 at the Door
3-Day Pass: $30* Advanced / $40 at the Door
FREE for Children 11 and Under
*Plus applicable taxes and service fees
For more information:
(519) 438-7203 Ex. 321