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Horse show to raise funds for medical expenses


ELLIS -- There will be a benefit horse show Saturday for Celeste Bliss-Johnson, Ellis, who needs a kidney transplant.

The Family Fun Horse Show will be at the Ellis fairgrounds. Registration starts at 8 a.m., with the show starting at 9:30 a.m. Fee is $4 per event or goodwill donation.

Prizes will be awarded to all-around winners in each age group. Age groups are 1 to 9, 10 to 13, 14 to 17 and 18 and older. The events will include western pleasure, horsemanship, barrels, speed barrels, poles, tricky triangle, zig-zag race, crooked pole race and pair sack race.

Items to be raffled include a breast collar and bridal set, portable horse washing system, charcoal grill, horse painting, free home interior design consultation and jewelry. Tickets are on sale; need not be present to win.

For more information, contact Shelly at (785) 639-5876 or Lisa at (785) 443-3111.