April 4, 2009 proved to be too windy and chilly of a day for riding but it didn't keep over 3,000 horse enthusiasts away from the Eastern PA Horse Expo held at the Allentown Fairgrounds.  A brainchild of Bill and Noelle Vander Brink of Bucks County Equestrian, this new Expo had all the makings of success. Aside from a strategic advertising campaign, the vendor booths were professionally installed and sold-out, I might add.  The venue was in the hub of a city yet close enough to the country to draw horse people out from their farms and a radio station was on site broadcasting live adding a flavor of excitement and further promoting the event.

Outdoor demonstrations were given by Amanda Enwright from Black Horse Stables, JC Cutting Horses and Patrick King.  

My dear friend and avid equestrian, Donna Foulk of Penn State Co-operative Office, was on hand to give a talk on hay quality and toxic plants and Cheyenne Mease of HealthHeartSoul lectured on The Mind-Body Energy Connection related to equestrian performance.

If you missed out on this expo you can look forward to two more in the fall.  The Delaware Valley Horse Expo  and the Lehigh Valley Horse Expo. We'll see you there! www.cshorseproperties.com