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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.

 

Kansas Cowboy Dressage Association has released the 2015 Schedule of Events and the 2015 Show Bill. Click on the links -

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Cowboy Dressage Winter Play Days, Moriah Training Center, 23659 Parallel Rd, Tonganoxie. Every 3rd Saturday of the month, 9am. Pre-registration required; $30/participant. Limited spots available. Open to participants ages 13 and older. School horses available. All participants must sign waiver and wear helmet. Snacks and hot drinks included. Indoor arena. Develop feel and timing, gain confidence and control, create softness and collection, improve communication and partnership. Contact Jenna Brumm, 785-766-7413, brummfarms@yahoo.com, www.brummfarms.homestead.com.

 

♦The Flying W Ranch in the heart of the Kansas Flint Hills has a 2015 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. For more info: www.flinthillsflyingw.com, gwen@flinthillsflyingw.com, or call Gwen at 620-340-2802.

 

♦The Pretty Prairie Saddle Club has released their schedule of activities for 2015. Check out http://prettyprairiesaddleclub.com or check out of Facebook. Fun shows, trail rides, and other events just about every weekend March thru August. 

 

2015

 

MARCH

 

  • 13-15 K&K KHJA (Kansas Hunter Jumper Association) Show, Kansas Expocentre, Topeka.  Shake off the cold winter and join us for the first 2015 KHJA show of the season.

    K&K shows will host 3′ hunters on Friday and. 18″-2’6″ hunters on Saturday.  We have a full day of jumper classes on Sunday, starting at 18″ and continuing through 3’6″. We would  like to thank Equi-Venture Farms for sponsoring the $500 Mini-Prix.  It will be a great weekend in the HEATED show arena!  We have several vendors and activities planned to make it an enjoyable weekend for both competitors and spectators.  Free Pizza Party  Friday evening!  The Basement Tack Store will have their mobile van on site.  If there is something particular you need, give them a call.  Bring those dull blades and clippers in for servicing on the spot to Cottonwoods Clipper Sharpening.  Hidden Rock Ranch Photography will offer both action and still pictures.

    Clean out your tack room and closets and bring your used or never used “horse stuff” to sell. We will have some tables available for your use. NEW this year will be our own “Movie Theater”.  KHJA has started a video resource library for it’s members.  We will have the current videos for you to watch  At the end of the show, they will be available to check out.  Look for details on the KHJA website.  Feel free to bring your own dvd’s or a movie for your kiddos. Be sure and check out the khja.com website for more info and for the prize list. Some changes to the KHJA rules are being implemented in 2015.

     

  • 21-22 Nebraska Horse Trail Riding Expo, Chance Ridge Event Center, Elkhorn, NE. Clinics, presentations, education, horse camping tips, vendors, exhibits, extreme trail competition. Doors open 8am. Check Facebook, The Horse Trail Riding Expo, or call for info: 402-416-6835 or 402-427-4586.

 

  • 28-29 Kristin Weaver Brown Barrel Clinic, Derby. Also scheduled for September 5-6, Lyons. Contact Diana, 620-340-2372, diokep@osprey.net for more info.

 

  • 28-29 Pioneer Horsemanship Body Control & Obstacle Clinic, Lowe’s Arena, Louisburg. Clinic fee $100/day due March 1. Audit – Free. Stalls available and primitive camping. Negative Coggins required. For competitive and recreational riders. www.pioneerhorsemanship.com or go to Facebook, Pioneer Horsemanship.

 

APRIL

 

  • 4  14th Annual Benefit Trail Ride for Meals on Wheels, Pomona Lake. Cedar Park area on north side of lake. Registration begins at 8am; ride out at 10am. $15 donation includes lunch and 1 ticket for saddle drawing; $25 donation includes lunch and 2 tickets for saddle drawing; each additional $25 earns additional ticket. Over $1,000 in prizes drawn after lunch. No stallions or alcohol. Reservations for lunch count appreciated; call Mid-America Nutrition Program, 785-242-8341 or 800-223-6325. For overnight camping, call Blackhawk Horse Camp, 785-806-3121.

 

  • 11 ACTHA Benefit for St. Paul Lutheran Church, Clarks Creek. Rain date April 18. On the Anderson and Johnson Ranches, south of Junction City. All riders must register online to participate. Open, Pleasure, Scout, and Junior divisions. Breakfast and lunch available; supper around campfire with awards follows ride. More information at www.actha.us or contact Mike Johnson, mbark@tctelco.net or 785-482-3416.

 

  • 11-12  Open Centered Riding Clinic, Meriden, KS. * Increase Effectiveness of your Aids, * Improve Your Horse’s Performance, * Enhance Lightness, * Improve Confidence, * Friendly, Fun Learning Environment!Open to riders and horses of all disciplines Advance registration required; discounts for early sign up; limited space – first come, first served!  More Info Contact: Carol O’Donnell Wilson, Level 3 Centered Riding Instructor & Clinician HiddenAcresFarm@embarqmail.com or 785-484-3570.

 

  • 11 UHCA Race, Eagle Ranch Resort, 9040 SE Hwy J, Collins, MO. 7:30am.  www.ultimatehca.com/event-1823593. UHCA (Ultimate Horsemens Challenge Association) welcomes riders of all levels, providing eight challenge divisions allowing riders to compete against other riders at similar levels. Fun for the entire family; great way to have fun and improve horsemanship and communication.  Events challenge horse and rider to maneuver obstacles while demonstrating skill, finesse, horsemanship, and speed. Score given for each obstacle, and riders are also judged on overall horsemanship. Compete for cash, prizes, and year-end awards. Contact info: Greg Schuetz, 785-409-8221, ultimatehca@gmail.com, www.ultimatehca.com.

 

  • 25 4th Annual Perry State Park Benefit Trail Ride. Hosted by Friends of Lake Perry Horse Trails. Proceeds benefit Wild Horse Camp and trails at Perry Lake. $10/rider; $5/non-riders. Free entrance to State Park. Ride the trails on your own, or follow a guided ride.  Registration begins at 9:30am.
    10am – 3-hour guided ride on Rocky Top Trails; 10:30 am – guided ride on Perry State Park trails; 11:30am – short guided ride on Perry State Park trails. 1pm – Covered dish dinner; hamburgers & hot dogs, buns, condiments, chips, tableware provided by Friends group. 1:30pm – Report on projects completed since last year, future projects, financial report followed by live auction. Donations of cash or auction items welcomed. Bring a covered dish and your lawn chair. Contact Perry State Park, 785-246-3449, to reserve improved camp site. Lots of room available for primitive camping or day parking. Join in Sunday morning at 9am at Cowboy Crossroads Church at Williamstown (east of Perry) at the corner of Hwys 24 & 59. Biscuits & gravy served for $2 donation to provide Rodeo School Scholarships to CCC Youth. Plenty of trailer parking available. Questions – contact Jo Turner or Dewayne Burgess, 785-484-3033 or jo@royfreywestern.com.

 

MAY

  • 2-3 Join the Kansas Horse Council at Rockhaven Equestrian Camp, Clinton Lake, Lawrence! Go to KHC home page for links to flyer and registration form.

 

  • 9  UHCA Race, Miller’s Ranch, Maple Hilll. 7:30am.  www.ultimatehca.com/event-1823618. UHCA (Ultimate Horsemens Challenge Association) welcomes riders of all levels, providing eight challenge divisions allowing riders to compete against other riders at similar levels. Fun for the entire family; great way to have fun and improve horsemanship and communication.  Events challenge horse and rider to maneuver obstacles while demonstrating skill, finesse, horsemanship, and speed. Score given for each obstacle, and riders are also judged on overall horsemanship. Compete for cash, prizes, and year-end awards. Contact info: Greg Schuetz, 785-409-8221, ultimatehca@gmail.com, www.ultimatehca.com.

 

  • 16 Trail Ride to Benefit Saddle Ridge Equestrian Camp at Hillsdale Lake. Save the date, and stay tuned for details!

 

  • 24-29 Equestrian Summer Camps, Colby Community College, Colby.  May 24-27, Horsemanship Camp; May 28, Beginner Day Camp; May 29, Young Showmanship Day Camp. Educational and fun for youth; ages 5-10, day campers only and ages 11-17, overnight horsemanship camp. English and western disciplines. Instructed by CCC Equestrian Team. Registration due by May 15. For details and registration costs, http://www.colbycc.edu/athletics/team/equestrian/index or call Shanda Mattix at 785-460-5464 or email shanda.mattix@colbycc.edu.

 

  • 30 UHCA Race, Linn County 4-H Fairgrounds, 8476 Kansas 7, Mound City. 7:30am.  www.ultimatehca.com/event-1823621. UHCA (Ultimate Horsemens Challenge Association) welcomes riders of all levels, providing eight challenge divisions allowing riders to compete against other riders at similar levels. Fun for the entire family; great way to have fun and improve horsemanship and communication.  Events challenge horse and rider to maneuver obstacles while demonstrating skill, finesse, horsemanship, and speed. Score given for each obstacle, and riders are also judged on overall horsemanship. Compete for cash, prizes, and year-end awards. Contact info: Greg Schuetz, 785-409-8221, ultimatehca@gmail.com, www.ultimatehca.com.

 

JUNE

  • 5-7 55th Annual Cross Country Trail Ride from Caney, KS, to Pawhuska, OK. Sponsored by Caney Saddle Club. Ride one day or all three; $35/day or $100/3 days. For more info or to receive ride flyer with schedule and details: Marvin Long, 620-725-4039 or Patty O’Shields, 620-289-4705. Flyer available for view on Facebook – Caney Ks/Saddle Club.

 

  • 20 UHCA Race, R Bar B, 3256 NE 39th, Topeka.  7:30am.  www.ultimatehca.com/event-1824778. UHCA (Ultimate Horsemens Challenge Association) welcomes riders of all levels, providing eight challenge divisions allowing riders to compete against other riders at similar levels. Fun for the entire family; great way to have fun and improve horsemanship and communication.  Events challenge horse and rider to maneuver obstacles while demonstrating skill, finesse, horsemanship, and speed. Score given for each obstacle, and riders are also judged on overall horsemanship. Compete for cash, prizes, and year-end awards. Contact info: Greg Schuetz, 785-409-8221, ultimatehca@gmail.com, www.ultimatehca.com.

 

JULY

  • 18 UHCA Race, Von Holten Ranch, 30455 Pacific School Rd, Mora, MO.  7:30am.  www.ultimatehca.com/event-1824784. UHCA (Ultimate Horsemens Challenge Association) welcomes riders of all levels, providing eight challenge divisions allowing riders to compete against other riders at similar levels. Fun for the entire family; great way to have fun and improve horsemanship and communication.  Events challenge horse and rider to maneuver obstacles while demonstrating skill, finesse, horsemanship, and speed. Score given for each obstacle, and riders are also judged on overall horsemanship. Compete for cash, prizes, and year-end awards. Contact info: Greg Schuetz, 785-409-8221, ultimatehca@gmail.com, www.ultimatehca.com.

 

AUGUST

  • 29 UHCA Race, Big River Ranch, 20111 Goodloe Orchard Rd, Lexington.  7:30am.  www.ultimatehca.com/event-1824786. UHCA (Ultimate Horsemens Challenge Association) welcomes riders of all levels, providing eight challenge divisions allowing riders to compete against other riders at similar levels. Fun for the entire family; great way to have fun and improve horsemanship and communication.  Events challenge horse and rider to maneuver obstacles while demonstrating skill, finesse, horsemanship, and speed. Score given for each obstacle, and riders are also judged on overall horsemanship. Compete for cash, prizes, and year-end awards. Contact info: Greg Schuetz, 785-409-8221, ultimatehca@gmail.com, www.ultimatehca.com.

 

SEPTEMBER

  • 20 UHCA Race, Flint Hills Asso, Strong City.  7:30am.  www.ultimatehca.com/event-1824787. UHCA (Ultimate Horsemens Challenge Association) welcomes riders of all levels, providing eight challenge divisions allowing riders to compete against other riders at similar levels. Fun for the entire family; great way to have fun and improve horsemanship and communication.  Events challenge horse and rider to maneuver obstacles while demonstrating skill, finesse, horsemanship, and speed. Score given for each obstacle, and riders are also judged on overall horsemanship. Compete for cash, prizes, and year-end awards. Contact info: Greg Schuetz, 785-409-8221, ultimatehca@gmail.com, www.ultimatehca.com.

 

OCTOBER

  • 3  UHCA Race, C5T Ranch, 11784 SW 30th, Benton.  7:30am.  www.ultimatehca.com/event-1824788. UHCA (Ultimate Horsemens Challenge Association) welcomes riders of all levels, providing eight challenge divisions allowing riders to compete against other riders at similar levels. Fun for the entire family; great way to have fun and improve horsemanship and communication.  Events challenge horse and rider to maneuver obstacles while demonstrating skill, finesse, horsemanship, and speed. Score given for each obstacle, and riders are also judged on overall horsemanship. Compete for cash, prizes, and year-end awards. Contact info: Greg Schuetz, 785-409-8221, ultimatehca@gmail.com, www.ultimatehca.com.

 

  • 3 Trail Ride to Benefit Rockhaven Equestrian Camp, Clinton Lake. Save the date, and stay tuned for details!

 

  • 9-11Salina Charity Horse Show. Salina Charity Horse will be back for 2015! Come join us for the fun on October 9th – 11th of 2015 in Salina, Kansas. Saddle Type Judge: Renea Van Zomeren. Western Judge: TBA. Follow Salina Charity Horse Show on Facebook.

 

  • 10-11 Trail Ride to Benefit West Point Equestrian Camp and Trails at Eisenhower State Park, Melvern Lake. Save the date, and stay tuned for details!