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Academies Hosting Weekend Horseshow

02/11/11   Twelve teams from four states will compete this weekend in the Interscholastic Equestrian Association Horse-show hosted by Culver Academies.

Competition will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday (Feb. 12-13) in the Jud Little Riding Hall at the Vaughn Equestrian Center. A Mounted Color Guard will present the colors at 8:45 a.m. both days to open the event.

The horse-show is free to the public and there will be a concession stand. Parking is available off Indiana 10 just west of the equestrian center.

Teams from Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, and Ohio will compete in jumping and flat classes. Jumping events will be held in the morning both days, with flat classes (walk, trot, and canter) competing in the afternoon.

About Culver Academies

Located on a scenic 1,800-acre lakeside campus in northern Indiana, Culver Academies offers a coeducational college preparatory boarding school for grades 9-12 and an unparalleled summer experience through the Culver Summer Schools & Camps for boys and girls ages 7-17.

Culver educates its students for leadership and responsible citizenship in society. This is in addition to its rigorous and well-respected academic and extracurricular activities.

Founded in 1894, Culver Military Academy teaches young men leadership, self-discipline, and responsibility. Culver Girls Academy, founded in 1971, is based upon the English prefect system of student leadership to achieve similar values for young women. The schools operate coordinately as Culver Academies.

Culver’s boarding school enrollment of approximately 800 is comprised of a global student body from more than 40 states and 25 countries, including China, Mexico, Europe, South Korea, and Canada. About 45 percent of Culver students receive need- or merit-based financial aid. The same approach to leadership is taught in the Culver Summer Schools & Camps, which enrolls 1,400 boys and girls from over 40 states, and 37 countries.

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