Celebrate Winter at the Sleigh & Cutter Festival and Vendor Boutique at the Barn in Dunvilla Feb. 13

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Celebrate Winter at the Sleigh & Cutter Festival
and Vendor Boutique at the Barn in Dunvilla Feb. 13

Fargo, ND, Jan. 14, 2016 – Come out to enjoy the fun of watching a step back in time to a day where sleighs were an  important mode of transportation across the prairies.

Members of the Midwest Harness Club and Red River Harness Club invite you to enjoy the majesty of horses, ponies, mules and donkeys,  pulling sleighs, cutters, and bobsleds atgary pederson and white arabs the 2nd annual Sleigh & Cutter Festival at 9 a.m. February 13, 2016 at the Barn in Dunvilla, 48203 Highway 59 in Pelican Rapids, Minn. A vendor boutique inside the Barn will be an added feature to this year’s event. Christy and Elroy

Organizer Christy Bjorgan (left) expects this year’s event will be larger and better. “We are hoping this will grow bigger each year with teamsters coming from all over MN and ND.  We would like to have more events for families to do like building ice castles, snow shoeing and cross country skiing.  The Dunvilla Barn is a great location to hold this event.”

“I’m so excited to watch and talk to the amazing horses,“ commented Barn owner, Linda Grefsrud. “Last year’s event was so much fun! The Boutique will feature vendors with unique, repurposed, vintage and fun products. It‘s a perfect time to shop for the special someone for Valentine‘s Day.”lori steedsman and haflingers

Teamsters who wish to participate in the Sleigh & Cutter Festival may contact Bjorgan at myblackhorse65@gmail.com or call 218-841-1674. Vendors who wish to rent booth space may contact Grefsrud at dunvillainc@gmail.com or call 218-841-4022 for additional information or to reserve a booth.sue and grimm

The Sleigh & Cutter Festival is sponsored by the Midwest Harness Club, the Red River Harness and Saddle Club and the Valley Equestrian News.

Media contact:  Ley Bouchard, leybou@gmail.com, 701-361-8648

S&C Fest 16 flyer copy

S&C Fest 16 registration form