<strong> <BGSOUND SRC="http://www.kansashorsecouncil.com/wp-content/themes/graphene/hooves.mp3"> </strong>

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 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.

   

♦  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 gypsumhillstrailrides.com

 

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.

   

2018

 

JUNE

 

  • 13-15 Janssen Ranch Ride, 28 mi west of Lindsborg. Janssen Ranch 50th year celebration! Ride through historic pasture lands. Wagons and trail riders ride out and back to camp each day. Breakfast and evening meals catered; pack your own lunch. Campers can begin arriving Tuesday after 1pm. Ride out each morning at 9am, with permanent camp at Janssen Ranch Headquarters. Water for horses and port-a-potties on site and available on trail. $125/person; rsvp deadline May 31. Negative Coggins and health certificate required. For more info: Kenny Nelson, 785-275-1290. From Lindsborg, 28 mi west on Hwy 4 to County Rd 19; then north 2 miles. Ranch on west side of road at sign.

 

 

  • 16 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Trail Ride on Sheetz Ranch, Medicine Lodge. 10am. Bring sack lunch.   620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 16  NEKSAG Full Show, Effingham. 10 am. Northeast Kansas Small Area Group has evolved into an affordable and increasingly competitive circuit with many 4-H members placing at the Kansas State Fair each year. Find out more at www.neksaganythinghorses.com or on Facebook. You don’t have to be a member to participate.

 

  • 23 Lyndon Saddle Club Osage County 4-H Horse Show, Lyndon. Limited to Osage Co 4-H Horse Project members. Checkin 8-8:30am, show starts 9am. Details on Lyndon Saddle Club FB page or call Kathy Foster, 785-665-7700.

 

  • 23 UHCA Race, R Bar B Saddle, Tack, & Trailer, Topeka.  +EXCA points. For more info, www.ultimatehca.com.

 

  • 23 Downunder Horsemanship Trouble Shooting Seminar, Mounds, OK.  253-678-9479 or bwatts@downunderhorsemanship.com. See flyer for details. Trouble Shooting Clinic

 

  • 23  NEKSAG Full Show, Lancaster. 10 am. Northeast Kansas Small Area Group has evolved into an affordable and increasingly competitive circuit with many 4-H members placing at the Kansas State Fair each year. Find out more at www.neksaganythinghorses.com or on Facebook. You don’t have to be a member to participate.

 

  • 23-24 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Trail Ride at Kanopolis. Bring sack lunch.  620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 30 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Ride on the Arkansas River near Great Bend. 10am, bring sack lunch.  620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 30  NEKSAG Full Show, R Bar B Arena, Topeka. 10 am. Northeast Kansas Small Area Group has evolved into an affordable and increasingly competitive circuit with many 4-H members placing at the Kansas State Fair each year. Find out more at www.neksaganythinghorses.com or on Facebook. You don’t have to be a member to participate.

 

JULY

  • 4 Pretty  Prairie Saddle Club Parade Entry, Hutchinson. Parade attire, ride by two’s, cannot throw candy. 10am. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 7 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Arkansas River Ride. 6pm. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  •  NEKSAG RACEO, Effingham. 10 am. Northeast Kansas Small Area Group has evolved into an affordable and increasingly competitive circuit with many 4-H members placing at the Kansas State Fair each year. Find out more at www.neksaganythinghorses.com or on Facebook. You don’t have to be a member to participate. Lyndon Saddle Club Jackpot Barrel Race, Lyndon. Entries open 5pm; races start at 7 pm. Details on Lyndon Saddle Club FB page or call Kathy Foster, 785-665-7700.

 

  • 14 Lyndon Saddle Club Open Fun Show, Lyndon. Entries close at 9:30am; show starts at 10am. Details on Lyndon Saddle Club FB page or call Kathy Foster, 785-665-7700.

 

  • 14  NEKSAG RACEO, 4pm, Lancaster. Northeast Kansas Small Area Group has evolved into an affordable and increasingly competitive circuit with many 4-H members placing at the Kansas State Fair each year. Find out more at www.neksaganythinghorses.com or on Facebook. You don’t have to be a member to participate.

 

  • 15 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Ride at Sand Hills State Park, Hutchinson. 9am. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 18-21 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Rodeo Grand Entry (PRCA dress tules will be enforced). 8 am, park west of arena. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 20-21 2-Day Youth Horsemanship Camp, Mounds, OK. Open to ages 9-15. 253-678-9479 or bwatts@downunderhorsemanship.com. See flyer for details. 2-Day Youth Camp

 

  • 21 UHCA Race, Von Holten Ranch, Mora, MO.   +EXCA points. For more info, www.ultimatehca.com.

 

  • 27 Kansas City Cowboys for Cops Downtown Trail Ride, KC, MO. Meet at 1447 Liberty (16th & Liberty or one block north of Kemper); be in the saddle and ready to ride at 9:30am. Ride to World War I Memorial & Museum with police escort. $20 suggested donation benefits Jackson County Mounted Sheriff’s Posse and Posse 100 Fund. Current Coggins required; no stallions, no bareback, no riding double, no leading. All breeds and horse-drawn vehicles welcome. For more info: Kelly, 816-547-9508; kelsitterdowns@gmail.com; Kansas City Cowboys for Cops on Facebook.

 

  • 28 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Klear Nearly Day Parade, Nickerson, 10am. Parade attire, ride by two’s, bring sack lunch. Trail ride at 1pm through Holmes pasture. Fun Show, 6pm, at Pretty Prairie Arena. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 28  NEKSAG Mid Year Benefit Full Show, Circleville, 10am. Northeast Kansas Small Area Group has evolved into an affordable and increasingly competitive circuit with many 4-H members placing at the Kansas State Fair each year. Find out more at www.neksaganythinghorses.com or on Facebook. You don’t have to be a member to participate.

 

AUGUST

  • 3-5 3-Day Downunder Horsemanship Fundamentals Clinic, Pawhuska, OK. 253-678-9479 or bwatts@downunderhorsemanship.com. See flyer for details.
    3-Day August Clinic

 

  • 4 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Fun Day, Pretty Prairie Rodeo Arena.  620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 10 Lyndon Saddle Club Jackpot Barrel Race, Lyndon. Entries open at 5pm; races start at 7pm. Details on Lyndon Saddle Club FB page or call Kathy Foster, 785-665-7700.

 

  • 11 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Trail Ride, Zenda. 10am, bring sack lunch. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 11 Lyndon Saddle Club Open Fun Show, Lyndon. Entries close at 9:30am; show starts at 10am. Details on Lyndon Saddle Club FB page or call Kathy Foster, 785-665-7700.

 

  • 11 Ellsworth Cowtown Days and Parade, Ellsworth. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 18  NEKSAG RACEO, Circleville. 10 am. Northeast Kansas Small Area Group has evolved into an affordable and increasingly competitive circuit with many 4-H members placing at the Kansas State Fair each year. Find out more at www.neksaganythinghorses.com or on Facebook. You don’t have to be a member to participate.

 

  • 18-19 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Trail Ride, Clover Cliff Ranch, Elmdale. 10am, bring sack lunch, $10 fee. Bed & Breakfast reservations are available, susie@clovercliffranch.com. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 25 UHCA Race, EC Equine, Louisburg.  +EXCA points. For more info, www.ultimatehca.com.

 

  • 25 Yoder Days Parade, Yoder. 10:30am.  Pretty Prairie Saddle Club, 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 25 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Moonlight Ride, Castleton to Valdois Pasture and return. 6pm. Cookout/covered dish. Hay trailer for non-riders. Family/friends invited. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 25  NEKSAG Full Show, Valley Falls. 10 am. Northeast Kansas Small Area Group has evolved into an affordable and increasingly competitive circuit with many 4-H members placing at the Kansas State Fair each year. Find out more at www.neksaganythinghorses.com or on Facebook. You don’t have to be a member to participate.

 

  • 25-26 Gail Long Memorial Ride, hosted by Garnett Saddle Club. Registration opens at 11:30am at The Long’s, 1.5 mi west on 4th St in Garnett. Trucks and trailers will be shuttled to Cedar Valley Reservoir at 12:30. Saturday ride to lake starts at 1:30. Sunday ride at 9:30am at lake. Meal provided and live auction with proceeds to scholarship fund. $25/family; $15/indiv; Camping fee $5. All children must be accompanied by adult. No alcohol on trails. 785-867-3658 or 785-448-0990 for more info.

 

  • 26 EXCA Race, EC Equine, Louisburg.  For more info, www.ultimatehca.com.

 

  • 26  NEKSAG RACEO, Valley Falls. 10 am. Northeast Kansas Small Area Group has evolved into an affordable and increasingly competitive circuit with many 4-H members placing at the Kansas State Fair each year. Find out more at www.neksaganythinghorses.com or on Facebook. You don’t have to be a member to participate.

 

SEPTEMBER

  • 1-2 Perry State Park Benefit Trail Ride. Proceeds benefit Perry State Park Wild Horse Equestrian Camp and Trails. See Let’s Ride–Perry Lake on Facebook for details.

 

  • 1 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Fun Show, Pretty Prairie Rodeo Arena. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 8 UHCA Race, Saddle and Sirloin, Kansas City.  +EXCA points. For more info, www.ultimatehca.com.

 

  • 8 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Trail Ride, Pawnee Prairie Park, Wichita. 1pm. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  •  NEKSAG Full Show, Lancaster. 10 am. Northeast Kansas Small Area Group has evolved into an affordable and increasingly competitive circuit with many 4-H members placing at the Kansas State Fair each year. Find out more at www.neksaganythinghorses.com or on Facebook. You don’t have to be a member to participate.

 

  • 8 Woolaroc Fall Trail Ride, Bartlesville, OK.  Proceeds benefit the Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve. Woolaroc is the former country retreat of oilman Frank Phillips and hosts several special events throughout the summer. Registration and donations are tax-deductible. Coggins required. $50/rider includes lunch and dinner. Meals for non-riders, $10/each. Find info and schedule of events at Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve on Facebook or at www.woolaroc.org.

 

  • 15 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Ride, Sand Hills State Park, Hutchinson. 1pm. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 22 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Trail Ride, El Dorado. 10am. Ride on Neville land, then ride at El Dorado State Park. Bring sack lunch. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 22 UHCA Race, Coffey County Fairgrounds, Burlington.   +EXCA points. For more info, www.ultimatehca.com.

 

  • 22-23 Kanopolis 4th Annual Winter Breeze Benefit Trail Ride for the Rockin’ K Campground. All proceeds benefit the Rockin’ K Campground and will be used for additional pens. See flyer for details.
    4th annual Kanopolis Fall Ride

 

  • 23 EXCA Race, Coffey County Fairgrounds, Burlington. No UHCA points, double EXCA points. For more info, www.ultimatehca.com.

 

  • 28-30 Medicine Lodge Indian Peace Treaty and Trail Ride, Medicine Lodge. www.gypsumhillstrailrides.com for more info.

 

  • 28-30 Critter Care Benefit Trail Ride, Perry State Park, Perry Lake. $35/adults, includes dinner; Kids 12 and under/$15. Save the date. 785-478-9985.

 

  • 29 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Ride at Perry State Park. 10:30am. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 29 2nd Annual Ride to Benefit Boulder Bluff Equestrian Campground, El Dorado State Park. $5 admission. Ride at 10am, return for BBQ lunch, arena relay fun starts at 1pm. Park vehicle permit required. For more info, Jill at El Dorado Park Office, 316-321-7180.

 

  • 29 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Ride in Burrton Parade, Burrton. 10am, 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 29  NEKSAG Fall Benefit Full Show, Lancaster. 10 am. Northeast Kansas Small Area Group has evolved into an affordable and increasingly competitive circuit with many 4-H members placing at the Kansas State Fair each year. Find out more at www.neksaganythinghorses.com or on Facebook. You don’t have to be a member to participate.

 

OCTOBER

  • 6 Kansas Horse Council and KSU Vet Hospital HORSE CARE 101, Manhattan. Lectures, workshops, educational activities will focus on Emergency/Disaster Preparedness. Stay tuned for details.

 

  • 6 Bar K Bar Bonanza and Tack Sale, Lyons. Pretty Prairie Saddle Club booth and help with tack sale. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • Despooking Clinic and Obstacle Course, Sponsored by Douglas Co. Trail Riders, 816 N 1750 Rd, Lawrence. Despooking Clinic, 10am-Noon; Open Arena and Obstacle Course, Noon-2pm.  Free to DCTR members; $20/nonmembers. Contact Jenna, 785-766-7413, or Miste, 785-249-4147 or www.dctr.org.

 

  • 7 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Fun Show, Pretty Prairie Rodeo Arena. 1:30pm. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 12-14 Eisenhower State Park Benefit Ride, Melvern Lake. $30/rider; kids 12 & under are free. Call the State Park directly for camping reservations and to register for ride, 785-528-4102. 2018 ESP Ride

 

  • 13 Haven Fall Festival and Parade, Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Entry. 1pm, 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 20 Walk/Run/Ride Tri-Trail Benefit on the Flint Hills Nature Trail near Vassar. 14-mile bike/3-mile run/14-mile horse, team or individual. Sponsored by Back Country Horsemen of Kansas.  Contact Carol Retzer, 785-215-2296 or see flyer for details.  Tri Trail Flyer 2018

 

  • 20-21 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Trail Ride at Kanopolis State Park. 10am, bring sack lunch. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 23 UHCA Race, EC Equine, Louisburg. No EXCA points.  For more info, www.ultimatehca.com.

 

  • 28 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Trail Ride, Partridge. 1:30pm, meal follows. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

NOVEMBER

  • 3 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Fun Show, Pretty Prairie Rodeo Arena. 1pm. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 10 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Entry in Veteran’s Day Parade, Cheney. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 11 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Trail Ride at Sand Hills State Park, Hutchinson. 1:30pm. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

  • 17 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Entry in Hutchinson Christmas Parade. 10am, 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.

 

DECEMBER

  • 2 Pretty Prairie Saddle Club Ride at Maxwell Wildlife Refuge Trail. Must reserve spot, 620-628-4455. 620-727-7911 or akroeker53@gmail.com.