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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.

 

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.

 

2015

JANUARY

 

  • 19-20, 26-27 Wichita Riding Academe Presents: Ground Training: The foundation to better communication with your horse. Instructor: Tena Davis-Graduate of Meredith Manor Equestrian College. What you will be learning: Communicating with your horse through body, mind, feel and trust. Find out how to better your relationship on the ground to where it will help you later in the saddle. You will learn how your emotions can affect the horse in a positive of negative way. Tack fitting, proper use of equipment, ground exercises to keep you and your horse thinking and figuring out obstacles. Round pen and Arena work. Gain the partnership you crave and achieve your goals! Prices: $15 per person. Max:4, Min:3; Private: $30 (By Appointment Only)What You Will Need: Halter, 9-12 foot lead rope (Snap end, no chain), Lung whip or Driving Whip, Dressage Whip or Crop. Proper riding boots with a heel, certified helmet, riding gloves, long pants. Please dress appropriately for the weather as some of these classes could be outside. (Most items can be provided by the barn.)  Please give yourself 15 minutes of extra time for grooming and preparation. Remember, all training always starts in the stall! *2015 Release forms and payment MUST be filled and turned in before working with horses.*10727 E 39th St S, Derby, KS 67037

    316-651-0876 phone
    316-651-0791 fax
    cheryl@wichitaridingacademy.com

 

  • 24 Kansas Thoroughbred Association Convention and Stallion Season Auction, Hays House Restaurant, Council Grove. $50/each; registration begins at 3pm. Stallion season auction, 6pm (no registration required for auction). www.kansasthoroughbred.com.

 

 

FEBRUARY

 

  • 7 Sweetheart Dinner, Douglas Country Trailriders Clubhouse, Lawrence. Our first fundraising event for 2015! Come join us for good food & fun with friends! Drinks & Appetizers at 6PM;
    Dinner following at 7PM. $10/Person DCTR members; $15/Person non members. Everyone is welcome to join us for our first fundraising event of 2015! Please RSVP by Wednesday February 4th to Jenna Brumm. Call 785-766-7413 or email brummfarms@yahoo.com

 

  • 13-15 EQUIFEST OF KANSAS, Kansas Pavilions, Wichita.  Chris Cox, Julie Goodnight, and lots more! See KHC Home page.

 

  • 20-21 Join us for the North American Trail Ride Conference National Convention Feb 20-21, 2015 on the Plaza in Kansas City!  MEMBERSHIP IS NOT NECESSARY TO ATTEND!Convention will consist of several presentations regarding equine care for distance riding by Jeannette Mero, DVM (head vet from the American Endurance Ride Conference) and Lynn Clifford will discuss dealing with your own fear after coming back from an accident and for obstacles (can translate over to show ring jitters!), as well as a presentation from Denise Ferris over equine legal issues, Trisha Killian on trailer care and Mary Hanson, formerly of the National Park Service on trail advocacy.  We will also have vendors there for your trail riding tack etc. needs!  We will be having at least 4-5 rides sanctioned in Kansas alone this year!  Curious about what competitive trail is?  Join us for education, inspiration and come meet some of our competitors from across the nation! We are also interested in having more vendors there this year–if you have a small equine-related business that you would like to promote, we have advertising packages and spaces available for vending–we would love to have you! For more information and registration, please visit www.natrc.org.

 

MARCH

 

  • 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

  • 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.

 

MAY

  • 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.

 

  • 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

  • 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.

 

  • 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.