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Bringing All the Bling to the Diamonds & Dirt Barrel Horse Classic

(Bryan, Tx.) - Equine Motorcoach™ and Equine Carriage™ ST is on display at the Diamonds & Direct Barrel Horse Classic (DDBHC) at the Brazos County Expo Center in Bryan, Texas. The $100,000 DDBHC is BBR approved and has scheduled Open 5D, Youth, Amateur, Derby and Futurity competition provides as an opportunity to win one of the largest purses in United States. March 12-17 2013.

The event is one of the richest barrel race events in the United States with riders from 25 states and all parts of Texas. This 5-day barrel horse classic guarantees over $450,000 in payouts and prizes and an amazing lineup of special events and performances.

Why Diamonds & Dirt? Why Now?

Founder Kristi Schiller of Schiller Ranch, located southeast of Expo in nearby Millican, puts it this way, "Despite today's economic challenges, interest and participation in barrel racing continues to thrive. I believe barrel racing is on the verge of becoming a world-class sport of its own. The time is right for taping a larger audience as well as providing an outstanding new venue for the loyal riders who have dedicated themselves to barrel racing over the years. With the phenomenal bloodlines and speed of these horses, combined with the agility of talented riders and trainers, I believe history will be made every year at Diamonds and Dirt. We at Schiller Ranch are committed to making this a truly premier event. The service and hospitality experienced by each participant will be second to none, and our payouts, always top-tier. At Diamonds and Dirt, we're bringing the bling back to Texas where it all began."

Payouts and Prizes include: $110,000 added Cash Futurity Champion $30,000+ $10,000 guaranteed Sweepstakes Champion Fastest Futurity time wins a $10,000 Rolex watch, courtesy of David Gardner's Jewelers, cases of exclusive wines and Champagne from Montesquieu Winery, eight Sean Ryon "The Duke" Saddles, Troy Flaharty custom Buckles, Bits and Spurs and $12,000 in prepaid Visa cards and six iPad minis and more.

Special Events and Performances include: "The Dog and Pony Show" benefiting K9s4COPs, the Diamonds & Dirt Charity of Choice, which purchases and places trained K9 partners with law enforcement agencies across the country; Food & Wine pairings, as well as cooking demonstrations; an appearance by Miss Houston-Harris Country Rodeo America, Erica Lloyd; a live performance by Grammy-nominated A.J. Croce; and “A Night of Diamonds" celebration with a live performance by Texas Legend Robert Earl Keen.

The Diamonds & Dirt Team is hard at work making preparations to ensure that the competitors, guests, sponsors and vendors have a terrific week.

The Brazos County Expo Complex

Situated on 150-acres off HWY 47, the Brazos County Expo Complex is one of the newest and finest equestrian facilities in North America. Home to the Lion's Club PRCA Rodeo and the Texas A&M Collegiate Rodeo, a winner of the Best Rodeo of the Year, NIRA Southern Region, this fully covered, well-ventilated and immaculately maintained, the state-of-the-art venue also offers WiFi, heating and cooling, and is just seven miles from a wide variety of hotels and restaurants in the Bryan-College Station area.

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