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EquiMania! Quiz Challenge Returns to Can-Am Equine Emporium 2006!February 2006



EquiMania

Youth who love horses, prepare for EquiMania!

The EquiMania! Quiz Challenge returns to the Can-Am Equine Emporium on Saturday, March 18, 2006. Those who joined us last year know it was standing room only and this year’s event has grown and promises to be full of excitement.

The EquiMania! Quiz Challenge is a contest to test your knowledge of horse health and safety. The Quiz Challenge is a series of 24 quiz question stations in the auditorium. Each station will contain 3 questions of varying degrees of difficulty. Each participant will have 1 minute at each station to answer 3 questions. The quiz challenge will take 24 minutes to complete. Every participant will receive an EquiMania! package, which includes complimentary admission into the Can-Am Equine Emporium. Prizes will be awarded for top scores in both age and team categories. Awards ceremony will begin at 3:30 pm. Our Overall Champion will receive a “Horse Cleaning System” generously donated by ANIVAC Corporation, a value of $1,500.

EquiManiaRegistration: Begins at 8:30 am, First come first serve (sorry no advance registration & limited number of spaces available)
Where: The Can-Am Equine Emporium, Agriplex, Auditorium, London, Ontario.
When: EquiMania! Quiz Challenge - 9:30 am to 3:00 pm, Saturday, March 18
Who: Age categories 8-9, 10-11, 12-13 and 14-16 yrs of age

New this Year: Team Challenge! (4 members per team, 1 member from each age category). Team members will also be competing in the individual challenge for their age category.

The quiz challenge will take 24 minutes to complete. Every participant will receive an EquiMania! package. Prizes will be awarded for top scores in both age and team categories. Awards ceremony will begin at 3:30 pm.

Remember to visit EquiMania!'s Education Centre while at the show.

Children MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian as parental consent is necessary (signature on registration form required) before registration and admission. Registration begins at 8:30 am. Sorry, there is no advance registration but to save time please print and fill out the registration form and bring to the registration desk on Saturday. (registration form word, pdf format)

Funding and support for EquiMania! 2006 has been received from Agribrands Purina, ANIVAC Corporation, Black Opal Promotions, Blazekids, Bucas Ltd., Canadian Horse Magazine, Dodge Rodeo Tour, Can-Am Equine Marketing , Cassio, Equine Essentials by Harmony, Farm Safety Association, GiftHorse Gallery, Grand River Raceway & Grand River Fair, GreenHawk Harness & Equestrian Supplies, Herbs for Horses, Horsemen’s Benevolent & Protective Association of Ontario, Horse Savvy Publications, Office of Open Learning, Ontario Equestrian Federation, Ontario Harness Horse Association, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs, Outset Media, Professional Farrier Supply Inc., The Rider, Roylco Ltd., Sage Art by Joy, Show One, Standardbred Canada, Tizwhiz Feeds, TSC Stores, Western Fair Entertainment, Western Horse Review, Woodbine Entertainment Group and Yellowvest.

Through its educational programs, Equine Guelph promotes horse health and well-being. Youth interested in learning more about horses and their proper care are encouraged to visit the EquiMania! website, often as new items are added on a regular basis. Other education programs in place for adults are the multi-award winning Equine Science Certificate Program and the newly launched Industry Skills Program for new grooms.

For more information on the EquiMania! Program