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2012 PA Horse World Expo – Chincoteague Minnow

Most of the people that came by our booth at the 2012 PA Horse World Expo probably thought that 19 year old Minnow was an old pro at attending expos.

chincoteague minnow 2012 pa horse world expo

He hopped off the trailer on Thursday morning, walked through the barns buzzing with clinicians and horses twice his size, and made his way through the rows and rows of expo booths to his corral on the expo show floor. He was the ONLY animal on the show floor for the duration of the expo – with not a single horse in sight.

chincoteague minnow 2012 pa horse world expo

Yet, despite Minnow’s professional attitude, this was the VERY FRIST time he attended an expo – let alone spend the majority of the time corralled on the show floor.

I was so proud of him – he’s come such a long way from his days of being terrified of EVERYTHING, and bolting at the slightest sound. I can attribute much of his success to the clicker training we began in 2004, but mostly Minnow & I just share this connection where he will do anything for me and vise versa.

chincoteague minnow 2012 pa horse world expo

He’s truly an amazing pony, and I’m glad he was able to make so many people smile during our visit to the PA Horse World Expo.

Below is a video I pulled together of Minnow’s experience at the expo – in case you missed it.

I hope to have some photos of a few of his newest paintings up on the blog shortly – and as always you can check out our online shop to see all of Minnow’s artwork.

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Painting Pony to attend PA Horse World Expo

minnow the painting pony

We’ve had this in the works for a while now, but we’re excited to officially announce that we will be attending the PA Horse World Expo in Harrisburg, PA¬† from Thursday, February 23 through Sunday, February 26, 2012.

boomer extreme cowboy race

Last year Boomerang and I attended the expo to compete in the Craig Cameron Extreme Cowboy Race, in which we finished 6th in the finals! This year we aren’t competing in the Cowboy Race though, instead we will be in the main hall at booth # 607 & 608! And if that wasn’t exciting enough, Minnow will be there too, corralled at our booth and on hand to meet his fans and paint!

minnow the painting pony

minnow the painting pony

We will be bringing many of the ponies original works of art with us as well as Minnow’s special little sidekick Ammo the Dachshund. We’re excited to meet so many new friends and be at the spectacular Horse World Expo. As we approach the event we will have more details for you, but you can also check out expo times and other information HERE. We hope to see you in 2012!

ammo the dachshund

We are currently accepting Sponsors for the PA Horse World Expo. If you are interested in purchasing a banner spot for the duration of the expo please contact us. We will also have deals for advertising on our website too.

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Saturday at Ludwigs

On Saturday and Sunday I took Minnow & Ammo the Dachshund to the Ludwigs Corner Horse Show. We’ve been going to this event for the past 3 years now, but this was the first year we were invited to come for 2 days. As the years have passed Minnow & Ammo have become a much larger attraction – drawing some pretty big crowds this year.

minnow the painting pony

ludwigs corner booth

It’s always fun to meet new people and even connect with people who have been fans of Ammo & Minnow over the years.

ammo the dachshund

One of my favorite parts of the day was when a group of little girls spotted Ammo – and realized they knew him from our Youtube Videos. One of the little girls shouted “It’s Ammo, he’s from the videos! He’s so Epic!”. I’m pretty sure it went straight to Ammo’s head as he licked the little girl’s faces.

minnow the painting pony

Minnow painted 3 new paintings on Saturday: Chincoteague Blooms, Surf’s Up, and Raspberry Blush – all of which are available in the SHOP.

raspberry blush

"Raspberry Blush" by Chincoteague Minnow

surfs up

"Surf's Up" by Chincoteague Minnow

chincoteague blooms
“Chincoteague Blooms” by Chincoteague Minnow


minnow the painting pony

Overall it was a really fun day and we were excited to come back on Sunday for round 2!

minnow the painting pony

Tomorrow we’ll have some more pictures from our adventuresome weekend, and you can check out Ammo’s recap of the day on his Blog. And don’t forget to check out the SHOP to see all of Minnow’s wonderful new paintings.

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