Monday, April 08, 2013
(Last modified: 2013-04-09 08:12:18)

Source: The Watauga Democrat

Horse Helpers of the High Country’s Chompin’ at the Bit tack auction and clinic will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. April 13 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 a 3k run. For more information, visit

The 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.

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

Directions to Hayes Horse Boarding and Training. Turn onto highway 194 Jefferson Road from U.S. 421. Continue on highway 194 for approximately three miles and bear right onto Castle Ford Road. 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 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, email Amy Hudnall at (

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