Albion College Equestrian Club Hosts Annual 'Giddy Up!'

The Albion College Equestrian Club hosts its annual Giddy Up! open house Saturday, April 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Nancy G. Held Equestrian Center.

Giddy Up! is a free community event, featuring demonstrations in different riding disciplines and the opportunity to learn more about horses in an interactive setting. Albion College students will give demonstration of dressage, show jumping and western riding. Special guests Michigan State University vaulting team will perform gymnastics with horses.

For kids, events will also include a belated Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m., as well as activities including "Paint a Pony," photos with horses, and a scavenger hunt.

"This event will be a fantastic experience for families," said Randi Heath man, recruitment/marketing coordinator for the Held Equestrian Center. "Whether you love horses, or don't know anything about them, this will be fun."

Directions from campus: Take Hannah Street south (toward Victory Park) to Haven Road; turn left. At 29 Mile Road (flashing yellow light) turn right. The Equestrian Center is on the right.

For more information, contact Heath man at or 517/629-0836.