Equestrian Bridges to host 3rd Annual Mini Derby on May 2

Equestrian Bridges will host the 3rd annual Mini Derby benefitting children with autism and their families from 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 2 at Parkerman Stables, 3100 Oakland Zion Road in Fayetteville.

The event includes mini horse racing, a petting zoo, pony rides, casino play, a silent auction, and music by Grouv Therapy.

This year’s event coincides with the Kentucky Derby and includes a big derby hat contest, and other derby-related activities.

Feltner Brothers will provide food, and drinks will be provided by Apple Blossom Brewing Co. and Post Winery.

Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 the day of the event, and can be purchased online at stubs.net. Children ages 12 and under get in free.

For more information, call 479-249-6187, or visit www.equestrianbridges.org.