Northwest NEWS

May 31, 1999


Pat Flynn Memorial Horse Show

   Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center is holding its 12th annual Pat Flynn Memorial Horse Show Saturday, June 5, and Sunday, June 6 in Woodinville. This international horse show celebrates the abilities of disabled horseback riders from throughout the United States and Canada. These riders use horseback riding therapy to overcome their physical and mental disabilities.

   The Pat Flynn Horse Show features competitions for all participants, as well a USCPAA sanctioned event. Nationally-recognized Marj Kittredge will be judging several of the competitions. Some participants are working towards qualifying for the Para-Olympics in Australia in the year 2000.

   This year's horse show has competitions in the areas of equitation, obstacle/trail riding, dressage, and jumping. Admission is free and there is a BBQ, a horse and a rider costume contest, and awards ceremony the evening of June 6.

   For more information and directions to Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center, call 425-882-1554.