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Events

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 Kansas Expocentre, the official sponsor of the KHC, offers a full calendar of events of interest to equestrians.  Click here for more info: expo logo

 

♦ Flying W Ranch in the Kansas Flint Hills has a 2017 calendar full of dates for Cattle Drives, Trail Rides, Bringing Home the Remuda, the Rodeo Weekend, Moonlight Rides, and more! Ride their ranch horses or bring your own. Experience the Tallgrass Prairie and Cowboy Culture in the heart of the Flint Hills. For more info: www.flinthillsflyingw.com, info@flinthillsflyingw.com, or call Gwen at 620-340-2802.

  

 North East Kansas Small Area Group (NEKSAG) is a family friendly competitive horse show environment with many 4-H members placing at the State Fair each year. www.neksaganythinghorses.com

 

♦  Douglas County Trail Riders offers a wide range of activities and educational events including trail rides, horse shows, cowboy challenge courses, clinics, parades, fundraisers, community service, social events and parties. See our upcoming events at www.dctr.org or follow us on Facebook.

 

♦ Gyp Hills Trail Rides, near Medicine Lodge,  is open to campers and riders 365 days a year. Visitors are given a map that details 10,000 acres of open trails. Guided rides are offered for groups of 20 or more, as well as access to the air-conditioned Cowboy Cafe.  Ride on your own for $10/day per person; you provide your own equine, tack, and camping equipment. For more information on riding on your own or Gyp Hills organized rides, go to gyphillstrailride@hotmail.com or call Robert Larson, 620-886-9822.

 

Pretty Prairie Saddle Club has activities planned almost every weekend. Check out their calendar of trails rides, shows, parades, and fun shows on Facebook. Contact Anita Kroeker for information on membership at akroeker53@gmail.com or 620-727-7911.

   

2017

 

March

  • 25 Kansas Western Horseman’s Asso (KWHA) G-Pa Clan Horse Show, Lyons Bar K Bar Indoor Arena, Lyons. Show starts 9am; entries do not close until first rider enters each event. $11/entry per rider. Hi-point buckles to each age group from combined points from both Clan shows. Concessions available. All dogs must be on leash. Stalls $15/horse/$15 for electric hookups. Contact: Megan Bland at 620-960-4985 or Justin Bland at 620-899-3046. SHOW FLYER

 

  • 29-Apr 2 Longines FEI World Cup Jumping & FEI World Cup Dressage Finals, Century Link Center, Omaha, NE. Omaha beat out venues all over the world to host this prestigious event that will attract competitors from over 15 countries, including Olympians. Over 60,000 people are expected to attend from around the world. A free Horse Exploration Zone will be available for families, and there will be over 125 vendors.  Visit www.omahaworldcup2017.com for more info. Volunteers are needed! $35 to volunteer at the Finals; this includes 4 ticket vouchers to non-sold-out events, free parking, lunch and/or dinner vouchers, a polo shirt, and more.  Contact Cheryl, Volunteer Coordinator, volunteer@omahaequestrian.com, 402-930-3070, or www.omahaworldcup2017.com/volunteer.

 

April

  • 1 16th Annual Benefit Ride for Meals on Wheels, Cedar Park, Pomona Lake. Registration begins at 8am; ride leave at 10am. $25/adults; $5 kids 12 and under. Includes lunch and 1 raffle ticket for saddle drawing. Additional tickets may be purchased for raffle and saddle drawing. All proceeds benefit Mid-America Nutrition Program, Ottawa. Overnight camping available at Blackhawk Horse Camp, 785-806-3121.

 

  • 1-2 Bull City Roughriders KWHA Horse Show,  2421 W. 70th Drive (across the road from Teen Challenge Bldg.) – Alton, KS. KWHA Judges: Janice Boland, Brice Guttery, Shana Guttery. Contact: Brice Guttery, 785-476-5710; Troy Cooley, 785-476-7112. Both days – Entries close at 8:30 a.m.- show starts at 9:00 a.m. (Rain Date is June 24-25.) Cowboy Devotions – Sunday Morning Under the Crow’s Nest – TBA. All Events Points Only – No Phone Entries – No Late Entries will be accepted. $6 Office Charge (Host club $5, KWHA $1) per person will be collected and must accompany early entries. Please make checks payable to Bull City Roughriders Saddle Club. Mail early entries to: Shana Guttery, 769 S. 220th Avenue, Alton, KS 67623. Horse pens available at $10/horse for weekend. Electric hook-ups $15 for weekend. Early reservations appreciated, otherwise, first come first serve day of show. Concessions on grounds. Pole Bending Jackpot on Sunday to support scholarship fund. All dogs on leash. Not responsible for accidents.            Bull City Showbill

 

  • 8-9 Bull City Roughriders KWHA Horse Show,  2421 W. 70th Drive (across the road from Teen Challenge Bldg.) – Alton, KS. KWHA Judges: Janice Boland, Brice Guttery, Shana Guttery. Contact: Brice Guttery, 785-476-5710; Troy Cooley, 785-476-7112. Both days – Entries close at 9 a.m.- show starts at 9:30 a.m. (Rain Date is June 24-25.) Cowboy Devotions – Sunday Morning under the Crow’s Nest – TBA. All events points only. No phone entries. No late entries will be accepted. $6 office charge (Host club $5, KWHA $1) per person will be collected and must accompany early entries. Please make checks payable to Bull City Roughriders Saddle Club. Mail early entries to: Shana Guttery, 769 S. 220th Avenue, Alton, KS 67623. Horse pens available at $10/horse for weekend. Electric hook-ups $15 for weekend. Early reservations appreciated, otherwise, first come first serve day of show. Concessions on grounds.   Bull City Showbill

 

  • 14 FREE Gelding Clinic, KSU College of Veterinary Medicine, Manhattan. Pre-registration required. Includes exam, sedation, catheter, anesthesia, castration procedure, tetanus toxoid booster, pain meds. Stallions must be healthy with two descended testicles; no nasal discharge, cough, or fever. Stallions must be dropped off no later than 11am the day of surgery and picked up by 5pm. If you wish to leave your horse longer, there will be an additional boarding fee. Sponsored by the Unwanted Horse Coalition. To sign up, call 785-532-5700.

 

  • 15 Fuzzy Horse Winter Show Series to Benefit Changing Leads Equine, Lone Wolf Ranch, 22801 S. State Line Rd, Cleveland, MO. Sponsors needed. Click on link – Fuzzy Horse Winter Show Series

 

  • 15-1Ogallah Saddle Club KWHA Horse Show Saturday, WaKeeny, Trego Couty Fair Grounds KWHA Judges: Mischell Sauer,Lucille Benton Contact: Howard 785-743-8104 or Mischell 785-743-8083 Saturday Entries Close 12:30 Show starts at 1:00, Sunday Show Starts at 11:00, entries do not close.  Cowboy Devotions 9:00 Sunday at arena. after Pleasure will have a covered dish lunch, will also hunt for eggs. Points only, $6.00 office charge ($1.00 to KWHA). Stalls and Electric available. All Dogs must be on leash. Ogallah Showbill

 

  • 21  FREE Gelding Clinic, KSU College of Veterinary Medicine, Manhattan. Pre-registration required. Includes exam, sedation, catheter, anesthesia, castration procedure, tetanus toxoid booster, pain meds. Stallions must be healthy with two descended testicles; no nasal discharge, cough, or fever. Stallions must be dropped off no later than 11am the day of surgery and picked up by 5pm. If you wish to leave your horse longer, there will be an additional boarding fee. Sponsored by the Unwanted Horse Coalition. To sign up, call 785-532-5700.

 

  • 22 G-Pa Clan KWHA Horse Show, Bar K Bar Arena Lyons, KS. (Indoor Arena) Show Starts at 9am!!! (Entries Do Not Close until First horse enters Event) KWHA Judges: Penny Knapp, Robbie Knapp Contact: Megan Bland 620-960-4985, Justin Bland 620-899-3046 Show Starts at 9am!!! High Point Buckles to Each Class from Combined Both G-Pa Clan Shows!!! Concession Stand on Grounds, Not Responsible for Accidents, All Dogs Must be on Leash, Electric $15, Stalls, $15 Per Horse (1 horse per stall)       G-Pa Clan Showbill

 

  • 22 Oakley Range Riders KWHA Horse Show, Dick Farmer Arena, Oakley Ks KWHA Judges: Linda Sanders Contact: Marshall Rhea (785-672-2523), Kevin Barnett (785-443-1722) Starts at 10:00 Office Charge $6.00 per contestant. NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENTS. Concessions on the grounds. Oakley Showbill

 

  • 22-23 CBS KWHA Horse Show, 2421 W. 70th Drive (across the road from Teen Challenge Bldg.) – Alton, KS KWHA Judges: Janice Boland, Brice Guttery, Shana Guttery Contact: Brice Guttery, 785-476-5710; Troy Cooley, 785-476-7112 Both days – Entries close at 9:30 a.m.- show starts at 10:00 a.m. (Rain Date is July 8-9.)  Cowboy Devotions – Sunday Morning under the Crow’s Nest – TBA. All Events Points Only – No Phone Entries – No Late Entries will be accepted. $6 office charge (Host club $5, KWHA $1) per person will be collected and must accompany early entries. Please make checks payable to Bull City Roughriders Saddle Club. Mail early entries to: Shana Guttery, 769 S. 220th Avenue, Alton, KS 67623. Horse pens available at $10/horse for weekend. Electric hook-ups $15 for weekend. Early reservations appreciated, otherwise, first come – first serve day of show. Concessions on grounds. Pole Bending Jackpot on Sunday to support scholarship fund. All dogs on leash. Not responsible for accidents. CBS Showbill

 

  • 22-23 Region 6 NATRC Ride, Exploring Sand Hills, Sand Hills State Park, Hutchinson. NATRC.org/region6.

 

  • 28-30 Join the Kansas Horse Council for a Weekend of Riding the Trails at Hillsdale State Park, Hillsdale Lake. Contact Hillsdale State Park to reserve your campsite, 913-783-4507. Click on the following links for the ride flyer and the registration form –

KHC Trail Ride Flyer

KHC Ride Registration Form

 

  • 29 Annual Barrel Blow-Out to Benefit Hope and Healing Academy, hosted by the KSU Horsemen’s Association, at the North Topeka Saddle Club, 7341 NW Topeka Blvd. from 10 am to 2 pm.  Proceeds from this event will benefit Hope and Healing Academy (HAHA) an equine-facilitated psychotherapy program in Topeka. The KSU Horseman’s Association’s provides an organization for horse oriented students to participate in horse related activities while at college as well as promote interests in all aspects of horsemanship in all horse breeds, enhance knowledge of novice and experienced horseman activities, promote organized intercollegiate activities and provide services to the horse industry and the community. Hope and Healing Academy is an equine-facilitated psychotherapy program serving children, adults and veterans.  Using Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP), licensed psychotherapists work alongside therapeutic riding instructors and trained horse handlers to bring hope and healing to clients of all ages and backgrounds.  This therapy is beneficial for children, adolescents, and adults experiencing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders, and mild to moderate developmental disorders, autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit disorder, and depression.  Hope and Healing Academy works with approximately 63 clients every week. Hope and Healing Academy is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. For more information on the KSU Horsemen’s Barrel Blow-Out benefiting Hope and Healing Academy, please contact MaRyka Smith at marykasmith@ksu.edu
    For more information on Hope and Healing Academy, please contact Annette Thornburgh, Media Contact and Hope and Healing Academy board member at         785-249-8931, annette.thornburgh@gmail.com

 

  • 29-30 Fort Bissell KWHA Horse Show, Phillipsburg Kansas, West side of the City Park KWHA Judges: Jeff Griffey, Ricky Solida and Lori Ferguson Contact: Tamra Griffey 785/302-1652, Ricky Solida 785/543-7052, Camie Schneider 785/543-7572 $6.00 Office Charge per person will be collected and must accompany early entries. Please make checks payable to Fort Bissell Saddle Club. Entries do not close until first horse enters in each class. Rain Date May 6-7, 2017  Both days start at 10:00 AM – All Events Points Only – Mail early entries to Camie Schneider – 505 Parklane Road, Phillipsburg, KS 67661. Exhibition $2.00/event or $6.00 for the weekend. Electric Hook Ups $10.00 day. Fort Bissell Showbill

 

May

  • 4-5 5S KWHA Horse Show, Phillipsburg Kansas, West side of the City Park KWHA Judges: Jeff Griffey, Ricky Solida and Lori Ferguson Contact: Ricky Solida 785-543-7052 $6.00 Office Charge per person will be collected. Show starts at 6:00 pm both days and entries close when the show starts. Rain Date is May 11th & 12th.  Both days start at 6:00 pm – All events point only – Mail early entries to Ricky Solida – 1797 West 100 Rd, Phillipsburg, KS 67661 Exhibition $2.00/event or $6.00 for both days. Electric hook ups $10.00 a day 5S Showbill

 

  • Mulvane Saddle Club KWHA Horse Show, One block N. of Boxelder St. off K-53 Highway in Mulvane, Ks KWHA Judges: Lisa and Clint Pierce Contact: Sandra Pecenka 316-371-2299 or Harland Pecenka 316-371-1344 Show Starts 10:00am. Entries don’t close until the first horse enters the class. $6 Office Charge (Host club $5, KWHA $1) Points show only.  Not responsible for accidents – Concessions on Grounds – Stalls $5 per night per horse – Electricity $5 per night.   Mulvane Showbill

 

  • 6-7 Walker Wranglers KWHA Horse Show, South 11th Street Stockton Kansas 67669 KWHA Judges: Mischell Sauer; Linda Sanders; Glenda Ratliff Contact: Renee Nichols 785-735-8747; Rhonda Kinderknecht 785-650-7808 Saturday judged events entries close at 08:30; show starts at 09:00am; running events entries close at 11:00am. Sunday all entries close at 8:30; Cowboy Devotions 8:30 by the Crows Nest; Grand Entry 08:45am; Show starts at 09:00am. Saturday and Sunday there will be an hour lunch break during the show.  Early entries will be accepted by mail to Renee Nichols 1332 Walker Ave. Walker, Kansas 67674 or email to walkerwranglers@yahoo.com no later than May 1st. No phone in entries and no late entries will be accepted. $6 Office Charge (Host club $5, KWHA $1) per person, all entries must be paid prior to riding. Make checks payable to Walker Wranglers. 20 Horse Stalls are available for $15/horse for the weekend ($5 will be returned if stalls are cleaned prior to leaving), 12 Electric hook ups available $20 for the weekend. Early reservations are appreciated; otherwise first come first serve. Concessions for snacks and drinks will be available. A Lunch Special will be served for $5 (Pulled Pork/chips/drink on Saturday, 2 Hot dogs/chips/drink on Sunday) High Point Award for each age group will be given for the accumulation of points from both Walker Wrangler Shows and Presented at the end of the July Show. Junior(13 & under) and Senior(14 & over) Pole Bending Jackpot ($5 per ride) on Saturday Night with Pay out 30%/20%/10% to top three times, 40% to the host club. All dogs must be on a leash. Not responsible for accidents. Walker Wranglers Showbill

 

  • 6-7 Rocking S Saddle Club KWHA Horse Show, Rocking S Arena, 1448 Walker Ave, Walker Kansas KWHA Judges: Lisa Kisner and Heather Schreibvogel Contact: Liz Schremmer 785-656-3255, Ryan Schremmer 785-656-3254, Tavia William 785-635-6060 Entry Fee $6.00. $5.00 to host club. $1.00 to KWHA Start time 9:00am.  Concession Stand on Grounds Not Responsible for Accidents. All dogs Must Be on a Leash. Stalls $10.00 per night or $15.00 for the weekend. Electric $15.00 for the night or $25.00 for the weekend. Rocking S Showbill

 

  • Belle Plaine Buckaroos KWHA Horse Show, Belle Plaine Buckaroo Fairgrounds – Fifth and Logan, Belle Plaine, KS KWHA Judges: Lisa Pierce Contact: Tila Holloway (316) 990-7993 or Tammie Baker (316) 300-6242 $1.00 office charge assessed for each rider to go to KWHA. $5.00 office charge for each show to go to club. No entry fees, points show only, KWHA rules applied. Entries don’t close until 1st horse enter class. Show Starts at 10:00Am  Not Responsible for Accidents, ALL dogs must be on a leash. Concession stand on grounds. Belle Plaine Showbill

 

  • 13 Kansas Ride & Wine, Isinglass Estate, 16241 West 381st Street, LaCygne (at corner of Somerset Rd and 381st). Sponsored by the Kansas City Regional Fox Trotting Horse Asso. Trail ride through 600 acres of vines, forest, lakes, and fields at the beautiful Isinglass Estate. Open to all breeds. 11am – Arrive at Conference Center; 11:30am – Ride begins; Noon – Tasting Room opens to public; 1pm – ride returns to Conference Center. Lunch, wine tasting, visit with Top Trail, KCRFTHA and others. $50/rider; $20/non-riders (tour of winery available for non-riders). Mail payment to KCRFTHA, 5436 Falmouth Rd, Fairway, KS 66205. Visit www.MOFoxTrot.com/KCRFTHA to pay with PayPal.

 

  • 20 Fuzzy Horse Winter Show Series to Benefit Changing Leads Equine, Lone Wolf Ranch, 22801 S. State Line Rd, Cleveland, MO. Sponsors needed. Click on link – Fuzzy Horse Winter Show Series

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  • 20-21 Kansas Buckskin Horse Association Buckskin, Buckskin Bred, and All Breed Horse Show, Kansas Expocentre, Topeka.  For more info: ksbuckskin@gmail.com.

 

  • 20-21 Trail Ride and Campout at Buckner Valley Park (old Boy Scout Lake), 5 miles west of Jetmore on Hwy. 156.  Enter park at brown highway sign. Ride out Saturday at Noon; return to camp for campfire supper. Sunday campfire breakfast followed by ride; return to camp by Noon. Registration required by May 17; $20/family; 18 and under must be accompanied by adult. Restrooms and water hydrants available. Call Summer Leiby, 620-393-1481 or email horsecrazy_sjl@yahoo.com.

 

  • 20-21 Region 6 NATRC Ride, No Kansas Isn’t Flat, Perry State Park, Perry Lake. NATRC.org/region6

 

  • 20-21 WaKeeney Saddle Club KWHA Horse Show, Trego County Fairgrounds WaKeeney KWHA Judges: Lucille Benton, Mischell Sauer Contact: Howard 785-743-8104 or Mischell 785-743-8083 Saturday entries close 12:30 show starts 1:00, Sunday show starts at 9:00 entries do not close.  Points only $6.00 office charge $1.00 goes to KWHA Stalls $10.00 Electric $15.00 All dogs must be on leash.
    WaKeeney Showbill

 

  • 27 6th Annual Memorial Day Trail Ride sponsored by Cowboy Country Church, Onaga. Registration, 9am; ride out at 10am. Lunch served on the trail at noon. Afternoon ride before returning to camp by 5pm. Supper provided at campsite. Primitive camping allowed. From Onaga, go 1.5 miles east on Hwy 16 to Lincoln Road, then south 2 miles on Hwy 63 to Fairview Road, then west 2 miles.  RSVP by May 20. Alan Gilchrist, 785-844-0941.

 

June

  • 3-4 Region 6 NATRC Ride, EKAHA Hill & Dale, Hillsdale Lake. NATRC.org/region6

 

  • 10-11 Kansas Buckskin Horse Association Buckskin, Buckskin Bred, and All Breed Horse Show, Kansas Expocentre, Topeka.  For more info: ksbuckskin@gmail.com.

 

  • 10-11 G&G KWHA Horse Show, Smith County Fairgrounds, Smith Center, KS KWHA Judges: Linda Sanders, Glenda Ratliff, and Renee Nichols Contact: Linda Sanders 620-214-3251 Willard Sanders 620-214-3250 Glenda Ratliff 785-282-0238 13th Annual KWHA Scholarship Benefit Show. Entry Fee $6.00 per Contestant. Entries do not close. Show starts at 9:00 AM both days.  Not Responsible for Accidents! All Dogs MUST be on a Leash! Electricity $20.00 for weekend stalls $5.00 for horse if you clean the stalls and $10.00 per horse if we clean them. To reserve electricity contact Glenda 785-282-2038 Western Jump after the show on Saturday for Prizes, $2.00 per run may run as many times as you wish. 4 age groups Spaghetti Supper $5.00 per person and auction after the show on Saturday. ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE SCHOLARSHIP FUND!!   G&G Showbill

 

  • 17-18 NATRC Region 6 Ride, Jesse James Hideout, Smithville Lake, MO. NATRC.org/region6

 

  • 23-25 Palomino Horse Exhibitors of Kansas (PHEK) Show, Kenwood Park, Salina. PHEK are celebrating their 75th Anniversary with special awards, saddle, and buckles. Palomino Bred Classes, 6 PHBA Shows, 2 AQHA Shows. For horse show info: Tom Craun, 913-724-2418 or Tom.craun@att.net. For PBHA membership & registration: Abby Janssen, 405-550-0970 or abby.janssen74@gmail.com. Also, find PHEK (Palomino Horse Exhibitors of Kansas) on Facebook or at www.ksgoldenhorse.com.

 

July

  • 8-9 Kansas Buckskin Horse Association Buckskin, Buckskin Bred, and All Breed Horse Show, Kansas Expocentre, Topeka.  For more info: ksbuckskin@gmail.com.

 

  • 8-9 DGAS Kansas Western Horseman’s Association – KWHAonline.com – Horse Showbill  Bennington Rodeo Grounds, Bennington, Ks KWHA Judges: Brian Kuntz, Glenda Ratliff, Renee Nichols Contact: Brian Kuntz 785-953-1253, Glenda Ratliff 785-282-0238, Renee Nichols 785-735-8747 Sat. Judged Entries close 8:30am Running Enteries Close 11:00am Show Starts 9:00am, Sun Entries Close 8:30am Show Starts 9:00am. Entry Fee $6 ($5 to Club, $1 to KWHA)  All Events Points Only. All Dogs must be on a leash. Club and Grounds Not Responsible for Accidents. Stalls $10 Per Horse/Electric $15 RSVP. Pot Luck Supper on Sat. after show DGAS Showbill

 

  • 29-30 DGAS KWHA Horse Show, Bennington Rodeo Grounds, Bennington, Ks KWHA Judges: Brian Kuntz, Glenda Ratliff, Renee Nichols Contact: Brian Kuntz 785-953-1253, Glenda Ratliff 785-282-0238, Renee Nichols 785-735-8747 Sat. Judged Entries close 8:30am Running Enteries Close 11:00am Show Starts 9:00am. Sun Entries Close 8:30am Show Starts 9:00am. Entry Fee $6 ($5 to Club, $1 to KWHA)  All Events Points Only All Dogs must be on a leash Club and Grounds Not Responsible for Accidents Stalls $10 Per Horse/Electric $15 RSVP Pot Luck Supper on Sat. after show. DGAS Showbill

 

August

  • 19-20 Kansas Buckskin Horse Association Buckskin, Buckskin Bred, and All Breed Horse Show, Kansas Expocentre, Topeka.  For more info: ksbuckskin@gmail.com.

 

  • 19-20  Palomino Horse Exhibitors of Kansas (PHEK) Show, Fremont, NE. PHEK are celebrating their 75th Anniversary with special awards, saddle, and buckles. Palomino Bred Classes, 6 PHBA Shows. For horse show info: Tom Craun, 913-724-2418 or Tom.craun@att.net. For PBHA membership & registration: Abby Janssen, 405-550-0970 or abby.janssen74@gmail.com. Also, find PHEK (Palomino Horse Exhibitors of Kansas) on Facebook or at www.ksgoldenhorse.com.

 

  • 26-27 NATRC Region 6 Ride, Pony Express, Fairbury, NE. NATRC.org/region6

September

  • 2-3 Annual Trail Ride to Benefit Perry Lake Horse Trails. Details to come.

 

  • 22-24 Kanopolis Trail Ride to Benefit Rockin’ K Equestrian Campground and Trails. Guided ride at 10am, Saturday; Saturday evening potluck dinner (please bring dish to share) followed by live auction and raffle. Sunday breakfast provided followed by ride. $25/person include one raffle ticket; additional raffle tickets are 5/$1. All proceeds benefit Rockin’ K Horse Campground improvements. Make your camping reservations at www.reserveamerica.com. Upon arrival, go to Site #8 for bracelets and raffle tickets. For more info, call Tracy at 620-680-0935.

 

  • 22-24 Critter Care’s Benefit Trail Ride, Perry State Park. Adults – $35; children 12 and under – $15; includes dinner. More details to come. 785-478-9985.

 

  • 23-24 NATRC Region 6 Ride, Indian Cave State Park, NE. NATRC.org/region6

 

  • 29 – Oct 1 Annual Chili & Pie Feed Ride at Rockhaven Horse Park, Clinton Lake. No ride fee to participate, but free will donations accepted for upgrades to campground. Ride on own or join guided rides. Potluck dinner Friday evening at shelter house; bring dish to share. Chili and pie feed Saturday night followed by auction (donation items appreciated). Biscuits & gravy Sunday. Make reservations at recreation.gov for electric sites; contact Diana Skinner to reserve primitive sites. dgskinner85@gmail.com or 785-748-0850. Rain date October 6-8.

 

  • 30 Fun, Fellowship, Relay Races, Riding, & Food at Boulder Bluff Equestrian Campground, El Dorado State Park. A benefit to raise funds for improvements and repairs. 10am, Trail Ride; return to camp for BBQ lunch; 1pm, Relay Fun. $5/each; vehicle permit required. For more info, call Jill at 316-321-7180.

 

October

  • 7-8 NATRC Region 6 Ride, Kanopolis State Park, Kanopolis Lake. NATRC.org/region6

 

  • 14-15 Eisenhower State Park (Melvern Lake) Annual Benefit Trail Ride. $30/rider; $10/kids 12 and under. Friday – 4pm Poker Ride for early arrivals; potluck supper at 7pm (please bring dish to share); Saturday – 11am, gaited horse ride/11:15am, medium pace ride/11:30am, slower pace ride. Start gathering at ESP Shelter House at 4pm for door prize drawings and dinner catered by Friends of ESP followed by live auction. Sunday breakfast provided by Friends of ESP followed by 3 hour ride. Register for ride AND reserve campsite by calling 785-528-4102. Primitive camping and day parking area available. Register by Oct. 6.