Meeker event looking for area horse trainers |

Meeker event looking for area horse trainers

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Horse trainers are needed for the inaugural Meeker Mustang Makeover, which will take place during the Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials on Sept. 6. The new event is designed to showcase the horses of the Piceance-East Douglas Herd Management Area and the training ability of regional horse trainers.

There is a $4,000 cash prizes for the winning trainer, and participants also might get a portion of the money their newly trained horse sells for at auction. The application deadline is May 20, and selected trainers will pick up their horses June 1. Interested trainers should contact Billy Goedert at 970-629-5848 or

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