Unique horse sculpture to be sold in Lex
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An unusual horse sculpture, fashioned by a Lexington, KY artist from nearly 1,000 repurposed scrap metal parts, will be auctioned on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Fasig-Tipton Sales Pavilion in Lexington, to benefit the Harness Horse Youth Foundation. The sculpture will be sold just prior to the start of the second night of the 2015 Lexington Selected Yearling Sale.
The sculpture stands 31 inches from hoof to withers; 55 inches from hoof to tip of ear and 45 inches long from nose to tail and will be available for inspection at Barn 10 (Brittany Farms) beginning Friday, October 2 at noon. Bids may be made in person, or if you cannot be in Lexington, call HHYF Executive Director Ellen Taylor at 317-908-0029 or HHYF Project Manager Keith Gisser at 216-374-1392 for details on how to make other bidding arrangements.
The Harness Horse Youth Foundation is a charitable 501©3 organization dedicated to providing young people and their families educational opportunities with harness horses, in order to foster the next generation of participants and fans. The Foundation has been making a difference in young people's lives since 1976, and its programs include interactive learning experiences with these versatile animals, scholarship programs, and creation and distribution of educational materials. For more information on opportunities through HHYF, or to support its mission, go to http://www.hhyf.org/. (Harness Horse Youth Foundation)