Our 2021 Battle in the Saddle Champion is Katie Jo Keller & Ima Fiddleplayer Too of Mulberry, AR.
We had a total of 1900 entries over the weekend. 1,101 runs in the Open, 139 runs in the Young Guns, 31 KK Run for Vegas Qualifiers, and 61 in the poles. Our total payout for 2021 was $83,730.50!
Thank you to everyone who made this show possible - our sponsors, our staff, our vendors, contestants and your families.
Thank you to the Agricenter Showplace Arena, Manager Jamie White, & his staff for keeping the facility top notch for all of us to enjoy.
Thank you to all of our sponsors for supporting our event:
The Lodge at Five Oaks
Clegherns Piggly Wiggly of Erin
Netgain Mobile Diagnostics
Jim & Sue Oaks
Carter Funding Corporation
IGA - Insurance Group of America
Jackson Tire & Alignment
Deborah Lane - Iberia Mortgage Loan Officer
Thank you to First Choice Farm & Lawn for use of the Kubota tractors and Randy Prince for the use of The Drag Queen Arena Drags. We have some of the best tractor drivers in the business. Thank you Travis Childress, JJ Bryant, Rodney Ervin, & Maddox Pinner for keeping the ground so consistent all weekend.
Thank you to Josh & Cassie Morton for bringing the Poles and for helping to get everything set up.
Thank you to those who carried flags opening up each day, and thank you to Sharlee Shumpert for singing our National Anthem.
Thank you to our vendors for giving us all somewhere to spend our money on your great products and services! Thank you JHA Saddle & Tack for donating a 5 Star Pad for the Raffle Giveaway!
Thank you TN Equine Hospital of Eads for being our on-site vet for the weekend.
Thank you to Brent Puhl with Puhl's Photography for the long hours behind the camera, and for providing us with a live webcast for those who can't be there to watch!
As we all know it takes everyone to have an event like this. There are so many thank you's to give out. We will have everything figured soon to see what 2021's show raised for Safe Harbor. You will never know the impact you are having while you are just enjoying what you do with your friends, your families, and your horses! You are investing in so many lives, most you will never even see or know. From all of us at Safe Harbor & Battle in the Saddle THANK YOU and we will see you next year.
Mark the dates in your calendar - Jan 14 - 16, 2022 at the Agricenter Showplace Arena in Cordova, TN!