Asheville ALIVE 2012 Celebrates The 30th Anniversary of The Piedmont Classic Paso Fino Horse Show

Asheville, NC -- Piedmont Paso Fino Horse Association will celebrate the 30th Annual Piedmont Classic at Asheville ALIVE 2012 at the Western NC Agriculture Center on June 21 - 24, 2012. The Paso Fino Horse eloquently combines Spanish heritage and American tradition to present “Los Caballos de Paso Fino” – the horses with the fine walk. Voted “Best in Breed Competition” for 2010 and 2011 by USEF (United States Equestrian Federation).

Asheville ALIVE 2012 promises to provide thrilling competition, fantastic entertainment for families, a state-of-the-art facility for riders and premium hospitality and enhanced benefits for Exhibitors, Spectators, Sponsors and Vendors. Asheville ALIVE 2012 promises to be an invigorating and refreshing show of the Paso Fino Horse Show schedule. Live webcast of event will be viewed by national and international audiences everywhere.

For over 30 years, the Piedmont Classic Paso Fino Horse Show has become the most anticipated and talked about events in the Asheville and equine communities. Special Youth activities featuring TEAM USA competing in the World Cup Games in July 2012 in Miami. The four-day competition features the best riders and Paso Fino horses from around the country, including past and present Grand National Champions competing for the prestigious honor of taking home the Blue Ribbons at Asheville ALIVE 2012

The “Vendor Village” at Asheville ALIVE 2012 combines the arts, culture and culinary experiences of both the Asheville community and the Paso Fino horse community to provide unique shopping experience for all ages. Comprehensive marketing opportunities are available for Corporate and Farms through premier sponsorship packages and advertising. Asheville’s Signature “Black Tie & Boots Extravaganza” will once again be held on Friday, June 22, 2012 featuring exquisite Paso Fino Horse Exhibitions and a unique dining experience in the center arena.