The sixth annual Hardin County Horse Banquet will be held on Saturday, February 22 at the Kenton Moose Lodge. Doors will open at 5:30 pm for a silent auction to raise funds for the scholarship fund and food will be served at 6:30 pm. Banquet tickets this year are $10.00 for adults and $8.00 for youth under 18 years of age. Children age 6 and under are admitted free.
Tickets are available until February 19 from the following Hardin County Horse Club Advisors or committee members: Jolene Buchenroth, Jonda Cole, Wendy Hooker, Ashley Haudenshield, Alesia Martin, Laura Gossard, and Ranee Liedel. The Extension office can take reservations for tickets to be paid for at the door. The menu for the Horse Banquet will include a salad bar and pizza buffet with dessert.
The purpose of the Hardin County Horse Banquet is to recognize the equine industry, including the youth and adults who work with horses in the county. This year’s banquet will recognize all past Hardin County Horse Royalty. Past royalty are asked to contact Laura Gossard at 567-674-3421 to be a part of this year’s banquet program. As in the past, the new 2020 Horse King, Queen, Prince, and Princess will be crowned at this event. There will also be a presentation of a $250 scholarship. Contact Ranee Liedel for more information about this event at 419-679-0110.