Councilmember Hardin Helps Open Quarter Horse Congress
City Councilmember Shannon G. Hardin joined community leaders to
celebrate the beginning of the 2015 Quarter Horse Congress. The event is the
largest single breed-horse show in the world and attracts more than 650,000
people to Columbus and generates some $200 million for the local economy.
“The Congress is one of the largest events we host in the city
of Columbus,” said Councilmember Hardin, chair of the Small & Minority
Business Development Committee. “We are always thrilled to help the
Congress with putting on the greatest horse show in the world and we encourage
those from central Ohio and beyond to come out and enjoy the Quarter Horse
The Congress runs through October 25 at the Ohio Expo Center and
features more than 900 competitors and more than 225 vendors selling everything
from jewelry to furniture to the latest in Western apparel and horse
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Councilmember Hardin addresses a City Hall news conference on the opening of the 2015 Quarter Horse Congress.
Mayor Michael B. Coleman leads a procession to City Hall to commemorate the opening of the 2015 Quarter Horse Congress.
From left to right: Councilmembers Shannon G. Hardin; Eileen Y. Paley and Jaiza Page