Horse & Rider Special Report: Clinton Anderson's Grand Opening

Clinician Clinton Anderson hosts a celebratory bash and ribbon-cutting ceremony September 30, 2008, in honor of his new facility's opening in Stephenville, Texas.

The party: Downunder Horsemanship’s Grand Opening Celebration

Where: Downunder Horsemanship headquarters, Stephenville, Texas (about 100 miles southwest of Dallas)

Clinton Anderson cuts the ribbon at his grand opening.

When: September 30, 2008

The crowd: More than 2,000 fans attended from surrounding communities and from as far away as New York, Louisiana, Oklahoma and New Mexico.

Record setting: Stephenville’s Chamber of Commerce reported Clinton’s opening was the largest of its kind in Stephenville history.

Warm welcome: Clinton cruised the entrance, greeting guests and posing for pics.

Party favors: Sponsors donated more than $4,000 in gifts for a super-sized raffle and gave away plenty of free swag. (Horse & Rider dished out more than 600 free mags, H&R notepads, silver H&R-engraved key chains and free subscriptions.)

The soundtrack: Jake Hooker & the Outsiders

Party pics: Check out our gallery below to experience the bash.

View the Grand Opening Photo Gallery!

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