JACKSONVILLE EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The Extreme Mustang Makeover will travel to Florida in the summer of 2017! Adults, ages 18 and over, will compete in this 100-day wild horse training competition with their assigned mustang in a series of preliminary classes for a spot in the Top-10 freestyle finals performance. This event will award $25,000 in cash and prizes. All adult mustangs will be available for adoption after the finals performance via public competitive bid. Representatives from the Bureau of Land Management Wild Horse & Burro Program will be on site to approve interested adopters.
This EMM event will be held at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center. Pick up for mares ages 4-7 will be January 20-21 in Unadilla, Georgia.
Please join us Saturday, May 20th for an exciting evening of freestyle competition and adoption! All events throughout the weekend are free except for the freestyle finals performance. Tickets may be purchased in advance or on-site. Cash, check and credit cards will be accepted. All seats are general admission. Children 5 years and under are free. Group discounts may be available. For more information, please call (512) 869-3225. We look forward to seeing you there!
TIP Trainer, Ashley Stevenson, is hosting a Youth & Mustang TIP Challenge in conjunction with this Extreme Mustang Makeover event. Youth trainers ages 8-17 are eligible to adopt a 12-24-month old mustang to train and compete with in this in-hand competition. Youth applications are not available to be submitted online. For questions or more details about this Youth & Mustang Challenge, please contact Ashley at email@example.com. Applications are due December 1st.
The Mustang Open Show, a show produced and hosted by the Mustang Heritage Foundation, will be held in conjunction with the Extreme Mustang Makeover in Florida. The competition is open to competitors 8 years or older and any previously adopted mustang or burro with a BLM freeze mark. The competition is intended to allow adopters the opportunity to interact with other mustang enthusiasts and provide show experience for their animals. The competition is divided into three divisions including in-hand, walk-trot, and walk-trot-lope with each division divided into trail, pattern, and freestyle classes.
2017 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
|Thursday, May 18th – Jacksonville Equestrian Center Indoor Arena|
|3 PM||EMM Adult Handling & Conditioning Class|
|6 PM||Youth and Mustang Handling & Conditioning Class|
|Friday, May 19th – Jacksonville Equestrian Center Indoor Arena – Admittance is FREE all day|
|8 – 11 AM||Mustang Heritage Open Show Class (Pattern & Trail)|
|12 PM||Youth and Mustang Trail Class|
|1:30 PM||EMM Adult Mustang Maneuvers Class
Followed by “Meet the Mustangs”
Following the last competitor in the Maneuvers class, all available mustangs will be in the arena with their trainers. We invite the public to come to the rail and “meet the mustangs” who will be available for adoption. Feel free to ask lots of questions!
|5 PM||Mustang Education presented by Americas Mustang Mustang|
|5:30 PM||Heritage Open Show Freestyle Class|
|Saturday, May 20th – Jacksonville Equestrian Center Indoor Arena – Admittance is FREE until 4:30 PM, admission after this time requires a $15 ticket per person Ages 5 and under is free, Veterans receive a $5 off discount|
|8:00 – 10:30 AM||EMM Adult Trail Class|
|11:00 AM||Mustang Education presented by Americas Mustang|
|12:00 PM||EMM Top 10 Announcement & Awards Presentation|
|1:OO – 3:00 PM||Youth and Mustang Freestyle Class and Awards|
|3:30 – 4:00 AM||Mustang Education presented by Americas Mustang|
|4:00 – 5:00 PM||“Meet the Mustangs Social” – STALL AREA
Join MHF Staff, trainers and all available mustangs for some snacks and refreshing drinks in the stall area! We invite the public to come and “meet the mustangs” who will be available for adoption. Feel free to ask lots of questions!
|4:30 PM||Clear the building|
|4:45 PM||Doors open for evening show: ticket required
Tickets will be available for purchase at the door for cash or credit
|5:00 – 5:30 PM||Extreme Mustang Makeover Pre-Show|
|6:00 PM||EMM Top 10 Freestyle Finals – Ticketed Event
After only 100 days of training, each top 10 competitor will perform a freestyle to showcase the versatility, trainability, and intelligence of their mustangs!
|Approx. 7:30 PM||Adoption – Action of Adult horses immediately following awards presentation
Staff will be on site the duration of the event to approve interested bidders
|Sunday, May 21st – All horses need to be removed by 10 am|