46th annual SU Ag Center Trail Ride kicks off this weekend

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The Southern University Ag Center, along with the It’s All About Us Trail Ride Association, will host the 46th Annual Jaguar Trail Ride from April 12-13 at the M. A. Edmond Livestock Arena, 1400 Scenic Hwy., in Baton Rouge, La.

Gates will open at 12 p.m. on April 12 with roping, breakaway, and tie-down activities occurring throughout the day.

On April 13, the gates will open at 6 a.m. with barrel racing events starting at 9 a.m., the trail ride departing at 1 p.m., club recognitions at 4 p.m. and a concert featuring Lil Nate and the Zydeco Big Timers beginning at 7 p.m.

Cash, as well as other prizes, will be given to the winners of the events.

Admission into the trail ride is $15 a day or $20 for the entire weekend. Tickets will only be available at the gate on the days of the event.

Horse stall rentals are available for $10 a day.

For information on participant registration, contact  Ms. Meguna Johnson at 225-771-3510,  225-229-5797 or Dr. C. Rueben Walker at 337-344-8634. The deadline for participants to register is April 10.

A portion of the funds raised during the Trail Ride will benefit scholarships to students in the Department of Animal Science at Southern University.

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