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December 15, 2009   Email to Friend 

TURVEY TO TEACH, PERFORM AT ANNUAL HORSE FAIR
Darryal Ray
(334) 613-4187
December 15, 2009

Tommie Turvey will bring his brand of equine showmanship, training to the AHC's Annual Horse Fair in Montgomery.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Tommie Turvey, professional stuntman and trainer, will conduct four clinics and appear at one performance with his horses, Pokerjoe, Ace and Joker, during the Alabama Horse Council's Annual Horse Fair on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 23-24, at Montgomery's Garrett Coliseum.

Other events during the two-day event include the Alabama Stock Horse Association competition and nearby Crawford Arena, drill team, mounted cowboy shooters and, of course, the "Horse Stuff Trade Show."

The Alabama Trail Horse Competition will be held Sunday only with Earl Pepper, assistant farm manager of horses with the Arkansas Department of Corrections, and Steve Jones, associate professor of livestock at the University of Arkansas, serving as judges. The competition, which offers $2,500 in prize money, is open to all riders. Trail competition entry deadline is Jan. 15. Entry forms are available at www.AlabamaHorseCouncil.org, or by calling 1-800-945-8033.

Turvey, a clinician who teaches horses such tricks as the bow, lay-down and sit-up, has performed at such venues as the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas and the Disney in Paris. His company, Equine Extremist, owns more than 20 horses of different breeds, and two of his horses -- Pokerjoe and Joker -- have been immortalized as Breyer® Horse models.


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