Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Bar-B Farms to host Ride to Remember to benefit Veterans
ROME, GA. — Bar-B Farms will host the inaugural ACTHA Ride to Remember in Floyd County this weekend.
The American Competitive Horse Association (ACTHA) is an organization that promotes Competitive Trail Challenges throughout a multi-mile course. Participates ride on horseback and participate in challenges varying from jumps to trotting.
The 6-mile trail winds through the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and will take approximately 3 hours. The event will be followed by a dog contest and lunch.
Participants are welcome to camp on the farm Friday evening and enjoy chili, a bon-fire and camp music.
The event is sponsored by the Wrangler National Patriot Program and all proceeds will benefit the Horses for Heroes, a non-profit organization that works to provide horsemanship, wellness and recovery to Veterans and Active Military who have sustained physical injuries while serving the country.
Registration closes at 6pm on Thursday, November 1. Online registration is available at https://www.actha.us/ride/6274
Bar-B Farms is located between Rome and Cave Spring at 154 Bryant Road. The horse, pony and small animal farm was founded in 2011 by Randy and Kat Barbe. Moving from Utah, they selected the Rome as their home and now use the farm as special event and horse training facility. For more information, visit www.BarBFarms.com.
For additional information on the Ride to Remember or Bar-B Farms, contact Kat Barbe at 706-622-1993