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Find the best family and kid friendly activities and events in central Mississippi, including the cities of Jackson, Madison, Flowood, Brandon, Ridgeland, Clinton, Richland, Byram as well as Hinds, Madison and Rankin counties.But the fun doesn’t stop there—you’ll also find festivals, carnivals, and special event for the whole region—from Memphis to New Orleans.

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Dixie National Quarter Horse Show and Dixie National Equine Expo

DATE: February 15 – 19, 2017

EVENT NAME: Dixie National Quarter Horse Show and Dixie National Equine Expo

TIME:  The Horse Show begins at 8:00 am every morning.  The Equine Expo opens from 9:00 am – 6:30 pm, Feb. 15 – 18, and from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Sunday, Feb, 19.   Free Style Reining is Feb. 17 in the coliseum

DESCRIPTION:  The Dixie National Quarter Horse Show and Dixie National Equine Expo features top horses and vendors from across the nation.  It is the 3rd largest horse show in the country.  Top horses from across the USA compete for cash and prizes.  Free Style Reining is Friday night in the coliseum.  Doors open at 6:00 pm.  The Equine Expo showcases vendors from across the USA.  You can find everything from the latest fashions, jewelry, home décor, tack, saddles, boots, nutritional and beauty products.  Moonlight Madness in the Equine Expo is Friday night, 9 pm til 11:00 pm.  Register for shopping sprees and door prizes.  Must be present to win.  All events except Free Style Reining are free to attend.  Free Style Reining tickets are $5.00, children 5 and under, free.

LOCATION: Mississippi State Fairgrounds in the Kirk Fordice Equine Arena, the Mississippi Coliseum and the Mississippi Trade Mart

CONTACT INFORMATION: Equine Expo Office 601-317-7164 or www.dixieexpo.wix.com/expo

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