Blanchard FFA, ranchers, joining National Guard general in Horseback Heroes ride.

Several Oklahoma ranchers along with the Blanchard FFA are joining forces to participate with Maj. Gen. Myles Deering to host the second annual Horseback Heroes, Saturday, Oct. 19, for the children of Oklahoma National Guardsmen.

The event takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Covey Creek Cattle Company located at 11300 S. Rockwell Avenue, Oklahoma City.

Approximately 100 children are expected to participate and will have the opportunity to take part in a number of horse related activities to include horseback riding, horse hoof care, equine veterinarian activities, and buggy rides.