The Mane Event

The Mane Event

Location: ARL Main, Kruidenier Second Chance Arena(Map)

Contact: Megan Rice (



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Eat, drink, dance and meet adoptable horses at The Mane Event!

The Mane Event is the Animal Rescue League of Iowa's premiere horse event, and our primary horse fundraiser of the year!


Tickets are just $25 through September 7, or purchase a table for 8 for $140. Don't miss out on this fun night at the Second Chance Ranch - there's plenty of entertainment for everyone!

Schedule of Events

5-6 p.m.
Cocktail hour with the horses

Arrive early, order yourself a delicious cocktail in the barn and mingle with the horses as they greet you.

6-7 p.m.
Dinner with flare

Enjoy a meal with old and new friends! Qdoba Mexican Eats will be serving up delicious Mexican-style cuisine.

5-7 p.m.
Silent auction

Browse items in the silent auction and place your bid before 7 p.m.

6-8 p.m.
Enjoy the atmosphere

Interact with the horses, purchase art from local artists including Vintage Sculpture, Cheri Sorensen and Dee House, or head to the dance floor to enjoy live music by father-son country music duo, The Hebrons. From yesterday’s classics to today’s favorites, The Hebrons play something for every country music fan to enjoy! We'll find you on the dance floor.

Sponsor a Horse

Sponsor a horse for $50 when you register or sponsor a horse the night of the event and get a special photo opportunity with the horse of your choice.


Best Friend Sponsor – Casey’s General Stores

About the Kruidenier Second Chance Ranch

The Kruidenier Second Chance Ranch at ARL Main is home to horses rescued from abuse, neglect and abandonment. The ARL's Second Chance Ranch staff gives the horses the nutrition and care they need to become mentally and physically healthy and find a loving forever home. Learn more.




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