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The 7th annual New Vocations Open Barn & BBQ will take place Thursday, Apr. 25 from 4:00p.m. to 8:30p.m. at the Lexington, KY facility at Mereworth Farm, the organization stated via press release Monday.

Presented by Seidman Stables, the event is free and open to the public and will feature a series of educational seminars including one by international five-star eventer Allie Knowles. There will be a chance to meet adoptable horses while touring the facility and guests can expect an interactive, educational program on a variety of topics pertaining to Thoroughbreds on and off the track, which will also include live demonstrations.

Live music, food trucks, a boutique cash bar, and a silent auction are also part of the event. The auction is now live and items on offer may be bid on until 8:00p.m. Apr. 25. All proceeds from the auction will go directly to support New Vocations’ mission to rehab, retrain and rehome retired racehorses. Gates will open at 4:00 p.m. with the first demo getting underway at 4:30 p.m.

“We look forward to welcoming guests to New Vocations at Mereworth Farm,” said Anna Ford, New Vocations’ Thoroughbred Program Director. “We’re excited to make our Open Barn & BBQ free to the public this year, it’s the perfect event for us to showcase our adoptable horses, host inspiring demos and spread the word about these amazing equine athletes.”

The post New Vocations’ Open Barn & BBQ to be Held April 25 appeared first on TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video | Thoroughbred Breeding and Auctions.

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