PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- The Rotary Club of Peekskill will host its 45th Annual Horse Show and Country Fair from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday.
The event will be at the Blue Mountain Reservation, on Welcher Avenue off Route 9 in Peekskill.
Admission and parking are free and the show will go on rain or shine.
Horse show riders can fill out an online entry form . This is the only show in Westchester County with both English and Western riding classes. There are 28 Western classes with eight championships on Saturday, and 28 English classes with eight championships on Sunday.
Riders from stables throughout the tri-state area participate in the show. Fair attractions include pony and hay rides, a country fair and craft market, bounce and slide rides for children, and a “Kountry Kitchen” offering home-baked goods, pumpkins, apples and mums.
In the food tent, Rotarians serve up burgers, hot dogs, chicken, sausage and peppers, fries, beverages, ice cream and pretzels. Breakfast is available for early-arrivers.
Other special attractions include live bands, demonstrations of Kung Fu and boxing, performances by Magical Margo, a pet parade and more. The Masonic Safety ID Program by Cortlandt Masonic Lodge No. 34 will be offered again this year. The program provides parents at no charge with a CD including a child’s photo and background data to help law enforcement agencies more quickly recover a missing child.
The Rotary Club of Peekskill has about 85 members representing a cross-section of the Peekskill and Cortlandt communities. For more information see the club's website .