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March 20, 2009

BLYTHEWOOD, S.C. – Looking for a family-friendly alternative to Carolina Cup? Come join the University of South Carolina Equestrian team at Equi-Fest 2009 next Saturday, March 28th at One Wood Farm in Blythewood.

A final salute to our seniors, the team will be competing against Delaware State on Senior Day in the final home competition of the season with the meet kicking off at 10 a.m. Later in the afternoon, children and fans can meet their favorite rider at the meet and greet with the team.

The Equi-Fest Family Fun Zone will be open from noon to 2 p.m. and starts off with face painting, coloring contest, games, and prizes. Don’t miss entering to win free pony rides or feeding a carrot to one of USC’s horses, Fred.

Great for kids of all ages, the first 50 kids to RSVP will receive an EQUI-FEST t-shirt to remember the day. Please contact Dawn Ellerbe at or 803-777-5567 to RSVP by March 23.

Directions to One Wood Farm: 1-77 N to Ext 27 (Blythewood Road). Turn left onto Blythewood Road. Right onto Syrup Mill Road. Then Left into One Wood Farm.

12 noon, Face painting, coloring contest, games and prizes
12:30 pm, Grooming and Carrots with Fred
1 pm , Pony Rides (enter to win)
1:45 pm, Meet and Greet with the South Carolina Equestrian Team