January 17, 2014 8:00 AM - January 19, 2014 5:00 PM

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The Tenth Annual Big Thunder Draft Horse Show, at Ranch-Way Feeds Indoor Arena at The Ranch in Loveland, has been announced for Friday, January 17 through Sunday, January 19, 2014. Show times are 6:30 p.m. on Friday and 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The event draws National and Local competitors, from as far as Canada, and as close as Northern Colorado.

Tickets are priced at $12 for adults, $6 for children (2-12 years), and $10 for seniors (60+) and go on sale Friday, November 8th at 10 a.m. and are available at the Budweiser Events Center Box Office. A VIP ticket priced at $20 for adults and $10 for kids includes a special seating area, snacks and hot chocolate. New this year is a $30 Family Four- pack; the package includes 2 adult tickets and 2 child tickets. A $30 three day pass, is also available at the BEC box office for those wanting access to all three shows.

The show will feature fourteen of the finest hitches in the United States and Canada. National and Local competitors, bring with them a variety of draft horses including Clydesdales, Belgians, Shires and Percherons, to compete in front of a world class judge and accrue points in the North American Six Horse Hitch Classic Series.

This is a show for the young and old alike. These “gentle giants” were a staple in the early days for farming our soils and transporting settlers across the West. To hear the powerful sound of their hooves stomping through the arena is reason enough to experience this educational and entertaining show for the whole family.