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It is with great sadness we share the passing of a good friend,
long time Tri-State board member, and fellow horse lover. 

Carlene Holt you will be missed.

Bradshaw Funeral Services- Obituary


We are deeply saddened to report on the passing of Arlene Berzins. Arlene was a wonderful ambassador of the Morgan Horse, a staple on the local circuit, and long time supporter of Tri-State. She will be deeply missed. Our condolences to her husband Charlie, and all who knew and loved her. More information will be posted as it becomes available.




The show season is winding down for 2017.....

there's still time to participate in the programs and activities listed below!


Laura Sedgwick Memorial Honor Award-Tri-State adults can nominate Tri-State youth members (ages 12-17) for their accomplishments in Horsemanship, Sportsmanship and Community Service.  Nomination forms are available at on the documents tab.  Contact:  Doug Fiola at 952-935-4084.  Deadline October 1, 2017.


Lifetime Achievement Award -Nominate a past or present Tri-State member who has made long term commitments and contributions to the equine industry.  Nomination forms are available at on the documents tab.   Contact:  Tom Tweeten at 952-226-4190.  Deadline October 1, 2017.


Youth Equestrian Team-All Tri-State youth members, meeting the program criteria, are eligible to participate in this patch recognition program.  Open to Academy/Schooling, Performance and Equitation riders and non-competitive youth members. Criteria and log sheets available at on the documents tab.  For more information contact Ginger Etzold at 651-666-3343.  Deadline October 15, 2017.

Mail your log sheets to Ginger at 3949 Bailey Ridge Draw  Woodbury, MN  55125  or email her at


President's Volunteer Service Award -All Tri-State members 5 years and older are able to participate in this US Federal Government program that recognizes volunteerism and community service in and out of the horse world.  Pins and certificates are awarded for various levels of participation.  Contact:  Marcy Eickholt at 952-937-1937.   Deadline to log your hours online at  September 28, 2017.


Horse of the Year-Tri-State members may submit the name of a Tri-State nominated horse along with a paragraph or two about honors, show record, or other awards received during the year.  Emphasis on show performance during the 2017 show season.  See the display and pick up a flyer at the upcoming Octoberfest Horse Show or at the banquet.  Contact:  Doug Fiola at  952-935-4084.  Deadline Dec. 16, 2017.


Tri-State Awards Banquet-Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Wayzata Country Club.  Reservation information will be out soon.  All attendees welcome to dress up and walk the red carpet for our "Night At The Oscars" theme.  Items for the annual Silent Auction fundraiser appreciated.  Don't miss this fun night of awards and special recognition!!!! 

Horse of the Year 2016

Tri-State Banquet 2016
Tri-State Horsemen's 2016 Awards Dinner


Saturday November 5th
Wayzata Country Club

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