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Calendar of Events:

*Please keep in mind that due to weather and a whole host of other reasons, the dates of events may change or an event may even be canceled. If there is any doubt, call before you haul.

Please send us your upcoming events! Send an e-mail with the particulars to thomasjc68@gmail.com with ‘KHC Calendar’ in the subject line. You may also send events to: KHC Events, 8831 Quail Lane, Suite 201, Manhattan, KS 66502.


  • The Pretty Prairie Saddle Club has rides, fun days, parades scheduled every weekend in the central Kansas area. For more information riders of all levels, providing, contact 620-459-6426, 620-727-7911


  • The Sandhill Saddle Club, 815 W. 69th, Hutchinson, sponsors Fun Shows several weekends each month May thru October. Cowboy Mounted Shooting is scheduled for September 6 & 28 at 2pm. For more information on these activities, contact Kevin Ediger, 620-242-8164, or Rachel Ediger, rediger@lrmutual.com.


  • The Haysville Saddle Club sponsors Barrel Races every Thursday night and Fun Shows 2-3 weekends/month through August. For more information, contact www.thehaysvillesaddleclub.webs.com or 316-522-5349.





  •   2-Hour Guided Trail Ride Across the Kansas Tallgrass Prairie, Flying W Ranch, Clements.  Horses provided. For details – info@flinthillsflyingw.com or 620-274-4357.


  • 1 Rainbow Meadows Sporting Clays Charitable Fundraising Shoot.  Fall  is in the air and it’s time for the annual Rainbow Meadows Sporting Clays Charitable Fundraising Shoot at Claythorne Lodge. Gather a team or come along — just be sure to get registered and come support the horses at Rainbow Meadows. Rainbow Meadows is 501(c)3 public charity dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and adoption of abused, neglecteed, abandoned and slaughter-bound horses. All donations are tax deductible. 11:30 am, Claythorne Lodge, 1329 NW 100, Columbus, KS 66725. $70/shooter.
    11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Registration and lunch (Lunch served by Claythorne Lodge)
    12:30 – 3:30 p.m. – 100-Target Sporting Clay Shoot
    3:30 – 4:00 p.m. – Awards ceremony and closing comments

    • Shooting will be in four (4) person teams.
    • The two best scores per station will be recorded.
    • When all scores are tabulated, two divisions will be established (Class A and Class B).
    • Team awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places will be given in each class.

    *Station sponsorships available ($100 each)!*

    Reservations required by October 25 to Bob Rizza at 620-202-0018 or nbtriz@aol.com.

    All proceeds to benefit Rainbow Meadows Equine Rescue and Retirement, Inc.

    1949 Dalton Road ~ Sedan, KS 67361 ~ 620.725.3402
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    Our mailing address is: Rainbow Meadows, 1949 Dalton Road, Sedan, KS 67361 

  •  8 Kansas Horse Council’s Horse Care 101, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.  Featuring Julie Goodnight. Details to be announced.


  • 8-9  Barrel racing series Finals, west of Russell just north of I-70  – dates are Sept 6 & 20, Oct. 11 & 25, and finals are Nov. 8-9. $100 Added each race. Buckles and Bonus Race Finals Qualifier IDs to divisional champions (Must attend 4 out of 6 races to be eligible). 4D format Half Second splits. Exhibitions at noon. Open begins at 2:00 PM with youth to follow. Youth may roll their times. Entries: Open $26 ($1 to BRF) Youth $12 Exhibitions $4 each. $5 arena fee/person. Cash only entries. Directions to the arena: From I-70 take exit 172, go North 2 miles and the drive is on the East side of the road.Finals - $500 added each day.  Entries: Open $31($1 to BRF) Youth $17 Exhibitions $4 each. $5 arena fee/person.For more information contact Jamie at j_werkowitch@mail.fhsu.edu or 785-259-7339.


  • 8-9 Cal Middleton Horsemanship and Reining Clinic, Prairie Downs Arena, 12385 Elm Slough Rd, St. George.  Cost is $275 for the weekend, $150 per day and $5 to audit. To register: Kim, 785-221-1359, kim_malo@yahoo.com, www.thelazyjrranch.com, www.calmiddleton.com.


  • 15  Longhorn Cattle Drive across the Tallgrass Prairie, Flying W Ranch, Clements.  For more info – info@flinthillsflyingw.com or 620-274-4357.
  • 29 Changing Leads Equine Rescue Fuzzy Horse Winter Show Series, Kansas City, MO. Series is a fundraiser for the rescue and an opportunity for riders to gain experience during the winter months. Additional tentative dates for series: January 10, March 14, April 11, May 2. Official showbill and finalized dates will be available soon. www.changingleadsequinerescue.org; changingleadsrescue@gmail.com, or find us on Facebook.




  •  Longhorn Cattle Drive across the Tallgrass Prairie, Flying W Ranch, Clements.  For more info – info@flinthillsflyingw.com or 620-274-4357.


  • 6 22nd Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade. Exclusively horse and horse-drawn vehicles. Entry form available at www.lawrencechristmasparade.org. Participants will leave from Douglas County Fairgrounds. Parade begins at 11am in downtown Lawrence.