EVENTS CALENDAR
April 2018

To submit your event, click here
Click on the horseshoe      to return to monthly calendars

April 4-8   

Pin Oak Charity Horse Show Week III, USEF Premier, Great Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX. All Arenas. FMI call Val Garza at 210-870-4584 or visit www.gswec.com.

April 6-8   

Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, Dripping Springs Ranch Park, Dripping Springs, TX. FMI visit www.ihsainc.com

Live Quarter Horse Racing, Sam Houston Race Track, Houston, TX. FMI call 281-807-8700 or visit www.shrp.com

Texas Dressage Classic I & II, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX. FMI contact D'Anne at 903-882-8696, or visit TexasRoseHorsePark.com

April 7   

Round Mountain Horse Sale, Round Mountain, TX - located on US Hwy 281 North - just south of Marble Falls. Accepting horses at 8am. Tack sale at 11am. Open Consignment Horse Sale starts at 1pm. Current Neg, Coggins Required. Large selection of new saddles and tack. Used saddles and tack welcome for auction. FMI call Cass or Courtney Ringelstein at 210-855-0902 or 219-316 6146.

Greater Houston Quarter Horse Association All Breed Open/PAC Horse Show Series, Montgomery County Precinct 2 Arena, 31245 Friendship Drive, Magnolia, TX. Series dates: 2/17, 4/7, 5/12, 6/23, 9/22-double judged. Year-end High Point winners in Walk/Trot/Lope Division will each win a saddle. Daily and year-end high point awards in 3 age groups in 3 divisions walk/trot, walk/trot/lope and new ranch division. FMI contact Vickie for more information call 936-446-9060 or visit www.ghqh.com

Live Quarter Horse Racing, Sam Houston Race Track, Houston, TX. FMI call 281-807-8700 or visit www.shrp.com

Texas Lost Pines Riding Club Playday #2, 186 HWY 95 S, Elgin, TX. Playdays: 3/3, 4/7, 5/5, 6/2, 8/4, 9/8 and 10/6. For year-end awards participant must be a TLPRC member and compete in 5 out of the 7 Playdays AND compete in 4 out of 5 events at each playday. Books open at 8:30 am. Leadline starts at 9:30 am. FMI contact Lorrie Phillips at 512-350-9566 or email playay.tlprc@gmail.com.

Pine Hill Spring Horse Trials, Pine Hill, Bellville, TX. FMI contact Ruth at 979-865-5591 or visit: https://sites.google.com/view/pinehilltexas/home

Peach Hill Promenade - Texas Trail Challenge Club Ride, High Gate Ranch, Dripping Springs, TX. FMI contact Julie Johnson, 512-468-5072, e-mail: juliejohnson@austin.rr.com or visit TexasChallengeClub.org.

TETRA Region 8 Work Day, McCown Valley, Lake Whitney, TX. We will ride in the afternoon, and weather permitting, again on Sunday. Dinner Friday night, breakfast Saturday morning, pot luck Saturday Night, lunch on your own. Sunday morning breakfast. TETRA members $25, non-TETRA members $30. Please call 254-709-9714 or 254-709-3044 before you come in the event of bad weather.

April 7-8   

Alamo Area Youth Horse Association Spring Circuit, San Antonio Rose Palace, San Antonio, TX. FMI contact 512-787-6340 or email cmartini@aayha.org or visit aayha.org.

North Texas Whip Sunrise Ridge Driving Trail & Combined Test, Sunrise Ridge, Paradise, TX. FMI contact Kate at 817-688-9580 or e-mail: KateMorgan@gmail.com or visit www.NorthTexasWhip.org.

April 8   

Liberty Hill Farm Dressage Schooling Show, 28525 Saxet Drive, Boerne, TX. Spring Series Shows: 3/18, 4/8, 5/6. FMI all 210-445-1935 or visit www.LibertyHillFarm.net

Playday, Tejas Rodeo Company Arena, Bulverde, TX. Books open at 10:30 am. Event starts at 12 Noon. $8 per class. $3 grounds fee per horse. Neg. Coggins Required. (Playdays: 3/4, 4/8 and 5/6). Clover Leaf, Pole Bending, Straightaway Barrels, Keyhole Race, Stake Race and Ring the Pole, High Point Buckles awarded in each age group. Leadline, PeeWee - 8 & Under, Junior - 9-13, Senior - 14-18, Adult - 19-39, and Super Senior - 40 & Over. FMI call 830-980-2226, email: info@tejasrodeo.com.

Lone Star Arabian Horse Club Open All Breed Show, Legends Horse Ranch, Kaufman, TX. Registration at 8:30 am, Classes start at 9:30 am. (Show Dates: 4/8, 5/26, 9/8 and 10/6) FMI call Sharon at 972-524-9791.

April 9   

Live Quarter Horse Racing, Sam Houston Race Track, Houston, TX. FMI call 281-807-8700 or visit www.shrp.com

April 10-22   

National Reining Breeders Classic, Great Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX. FMI contact Cheryl Cody at 580-759-3939 or visit www.gswec.com

April 11   

Bluebonnet Barrel Racing Association, location to be determined. FMI visit www.bluebonnetbarrelracingassoc.com.

April 12-15   

Dallas Charity Horse Show, Fair Park, Dallas, TX. Classes start on Thursday at 1pm. This show will feature Rocky Mountain Horses, Missouri Fox Trotters, Tennessee Walking Horses, Kentucky Mountain horses, Icelandic Horses, Friesians, Paso Finos, Peruvian Pasos. NO PADDED HORSES. FMI call Show Secretary Paula Sue Swope at 903-286-2125 e--mail: paulasue@showsignup.com

April 13   

Live Quarter Horse Racing, Sam Houston Race Track, Houston, TX. FMI call 281-807-8700 or visit www.shrp.com

April 13-14   

Racing Stripes Endurance Ride, Priefert Ranch, Mt. Pleasant, TX. AERC and TERA Sanctioned. Both days offer 50 mile, 25 mile and Intro Rides. FMI contact Ride manager Khristin Seymore-Norsworthy at 903-563-6639, email: HorizonAggie@aol.com.

April 13-15   

D&D Barrel Racing, Taylor County Expo Center, Abilene, TX. FMI contact Chuck Dunn at 940-538-4327 or 940-631-7000 or email chuck@chuckdunninsurance.com or visit www.danddbarrelracing.com.

Paint Horse Show, Extraco Events Center, Waco, TX. FMI visit www.texaspainthorseclub.com/shows/

Martha Josey Spring II Barrel Clinic, Josey Ranch, Karnack, TX. FMI call 903-935-5358 or register online at www.barrelracers.com.

USTRC Texas Championships, San Antonio Rose Palace, San Antonio, TX. FMI call 210-698-3300 or visit www.sarosepalace.com

Texas Rose Spring Breed Show - All Breed Show / Working Equitation, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX. FMI call Kim Brunson at 817-683-8284 or email kimbrunson@yahoo.com.

TETRA Ride at Pole Canyon, Quitaque, TX. Friday start signing up at 4pm. Friday dinner on your own. Sat, ride out at 9am. Sat. night TETRA will provide meat, please bring a side dish-5:30 pm. Bring an item for Auction. Sunday ride out at 9 am. Trail Boss Roy Blevins 830-329-3244. Make your reservations for camping by calling 806-455-1446, 806-269-1446 or 806-269-1299.

April 14   

Central Texas Dressage Society Mini Show V, Silver Hill Stables, Manor, TX. Judge: Amy Davis. FMI contact Erika at minishows@ctdsdressage.org or text/call 512-922-5400 or visit ww.ctdsdressage.org.

Live Quarter Horse Racing, Sam Houston Race Track, Houston, TX. FMI call 281-807-8700 or visit www.shrp.com

Youth Horse Club of the Hill Country Rodeo, Kendall County Youth Agriculture & Equestrian Center, 648 FM 289, Comfort, TX. Dates: 2/34, 4/14/ 4/21, 5/5 and 5/12. FMI contact Andra at 210-863-3222 or email: rodeosecretary@yhchc.org or visit www.yhchc.org.

Scissortail Hill Equestrian Schooling Show Series, 9513 US-183S., Austin, YX. (Series dates: 3/10, 4/14, 5/12, 9/29, 11/10 and 12/15). All riders required to become SHE members & will be eligible for year-end awards. FMI call 512-243-2323 or e-mail ScissortailHillEquestrian@gmail.com or visit ScissortailHillEquestrian.com

April 14-15   

David Blake & Rebecca Rigdon-Blake Dressage Clinic, Fridays Child Farm, Tomball, TX. The Blakes run Ad Astra Stables near San Diego and each are accomplished riders/trainers from 3yo through Grand Prix, w/experience in the international CDI rings. FMI contact Beth Colle at 713-294-7121, email beth@fridayschildfarm.com or visit fridayschildfarm.com.

April 15   

Texas Rose Spring Western Dressage Lite, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX. FMI call Kim Brunson at 817-683-8284 or email kimbrunson@yahoo.com.

April 16   

Live Quarter Horse Racing, Sam Houston Race Track, Houston, TX. FMI call 281-807-8700 or visit www.shrp.com

April 19-22   

Texas Rose Spring Festival - "A", Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX. FMI Collman Equestrian Productions, Inc. at 480-704-3981 or email: cepshows@aol.com.

Alamo Arabian Spring Fiesta Horse Show, San Antonio Rose Palace, San Antonio, TX. Region 9 Qualifier. FMI call 830-336-2953 or visit www.AlamoArabianHorseAssociation.org.

CATALOG DEADLINE FOR 20th Annual Spring Farm Equipment & Horse Auction, Hagansport, TX. ( NW Texas, Near Mt. Vernon) Friday, May 4 - Three Man Team Sorting. Books open at 6pm - Event starts at 7 pm. $20 a man / $60 a team / 80% pay back FMI call 903-278-0731 or 903-975-2829, (Hosted by Sulphur River Cowboy Church). Saturday, May 5 - 10 am Equipment Auction. Gates, panels, tools, trailers, tractors and all types of implements. 20 years Appreciation Celebration at 6pm - free hamburgers or hotdogs with all of the fixings. Live Music. Demonstration of sale horses on cattle/trail. Sunday - May 6 - 9am Cowboy Church on sale grounds. 10 am - Catalog Horses, followed by non-cataloged horses. SRS Auction Services Lic. # 17652. SADDLE GOES TO THE HIGHEST SELLER. FINAL catalog deadline, Monday, April16. FMI call 903-632-5458 or email: srsaddlery@yahoo.com.

April 20   

Live Quarter Horse Racing, Sam Houston Race Track, Houston, TX. FMI call 281-807-8700 or visit www.shrp.com

April 21   

South Texas Pinto Horse Show, Guadalupe Co. Fairgrounds Covered Arena, Seguin, TX. FMI visit www.SouthTexasPinto.com

South Texas Horse Show Series Spring Open Show, San Patricio County Fairgrounds Arena, Sinton, TX. (Spring Shows: 3/24 and 4/21. Fall Shows: 9/5 and 10/20). End of year and daily hi-point awards division. Walk/Trot 10 & Under (daily award only), W/T Youth 18 & Under, Youth 18 & Under, W/T Adult Rider 19 & Over, Adult 19-39, Adult 40 & Over, Bonus Buckle Two Divisions W/T & Lope All Western Classes. FMI call 361-362-3594, email info@southtexashorseshowseries.com or visit southtexashorseshowseries.com.

Bluebonnet Barrel Racing Association, Draggin' S Arena. FMI visit www.bluebonnetbarrelracingassoc.com.

Train the Trainer Clinic with Deirdre Sabo, Salado Creek Riding Club, Belton, TX. Deirdre is ready to be taught by you to focus on the what, why, and how of each movement and all the 5 participants & auditors to see what the instructor sees from the ground. 5 spots open at $150 each - Auditing is free. FMI call 254-715-4081.

Coyote Springs Puddle Jumper Show #1, Coyote Springs, TX. (Show Dates: 4/21, 6/9 and 11/17). FMI call Barb at 210-213-8514, email coyotesprings@gmail.com or visit: www.coyotespringstx.com.

Live Quarter Horse Racing, Sam Houston Race Track, Houston, TX. FMI call 281-807-8700 or visit www.shrp.com

Youth Horse Club of the Hill Country Rodeo, Kendall County Youth Agriculture & Equestrian Center, 648 FM 289, Comfort, TX. Dates: 2/34, 4/14/ 4/21, 5/5 and 5/12. FMI contact Andra at 210-863-3222 or email: rodeosecretary@yhchc.org or visit www.yhchc.org.

Texas Trail Challenge Clinic taught by TTCC Judges, Parrie Haynes Ranch, Killeen, TX. FMI e-mail: Kate at kelove1958@gmail.com

April 21-22   

Austin Equestrian Center Combined Test Spring Series, 1495 TX-21, Cedar Creek, TX. Two 1 day shows. Series: 1/27, 1/28, 3/3, 3/4 4/21 and 4/22 - must compete in 4 of the 6 shows to be eligible for series end awards. FMI 512-993-5320 or visit www.austineq.com.

Southwest Cutting Horse Association Show, Bell Co. Expo Center, Belton, TX. FMI call 979-525-9700.

GHHJA Hunt Farm Hunter jumper Show, Pine hill, bellville, TX. FMI visit ghhja.org or call Ruth at 979-865-5591.

April 23   

Live Quarter Horse Racing, Sam Houston Race Track, Houston, TX. FMI call 281-807-8700 or visit www.shrp.com

April 24   

Horse Owners Workshop, Bear Creek Country Store, 201 W. Fannin Street, Leonard, TX. FMI call 903-587-0385 or visit www.BearCreekStore.com.

April 25-29   

Texas Amateur Championships & Big Country Quarter Horse Spring Show, Extraco Events Center, Waco, TX. FMI visit bqha.org or find us on Facebook, or email donatriplitt@hotmail.com.

Texas Shootout - "AA" Hunters, WCHR, Grand Prix, Hunter Derby, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX. FMI call Patrick Rodes at 940-240-1207 or e-mail pdrntx@aol.com.

April 26-29   

Big D Charity Horse Show, Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth, TX. Show for American Saddlebred, Hackney Pony, Standardbred, Racking Horses, Road Horse and Tennessee Walking Horses. FMI Nancy Lassiter at 972-596-5151.

Shoofly Farm CDI & Houston Dressage Society Spring Classic I and II, Great Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX. Main Arena. FMI call Leslie Rohrer at 713-523-0448 or visit www.gswec.com

April 27   

Live Quarter Horse Racing, Sam Houston Race Track, Houston, TX. FMI call 281-807-8700 or visit www.shrp.com

April 27-29   

TETRA Six RS Ranch LP Trail Ride, 20081 FM 831, Oakwood, TX. Private Ranch - enjoy clean pastures, running creeks, and herds of cows. Primitive camping in pasture. Saturday morning guided ride, riding out at 9 am and returning to camp at around Noon. Saturday afternoon guided ride will leave at 2 pm and will return around 5 pm. Sunday morning ride out at 9am as a group. Will vacate pasture as pristine as we found it by 2 pm. Saturday potluck supper will be the only meal served. The ranch is providing BBQ brisket and pork butts. Please bring a side dish or a dessert. We will gather in the carport at the Painted Horse Inn (the house near the gate). For other meals, there are restaurants in Buffalo which is about 15 minutes down the road. There is hydrant water in camp for horses and creeks on the trail. A fire ring will be available. The Painted Horse Inn is available for rent for the weekend for $250 a night. It sleeps 6 to 12 people with 3 bedrooms and 3 baths. The kitchen is open. All linens and paper products will be furnished. To reserve, call Doris Ann at 903-545-2587. There will be 4 covered 10' x 12' stalls with a 12' X 20' run available for $15/ night or $25/ weekend. Call Doris Ann at 903-545-2587. Cost is $25 per person for day or weekend ride. For more information about the ride, call Debby Alley at 512-517-9476.

April 28   

Live Quarter Horse Racing, Sam Houston Race Track, Houston, TX. FMI call 281-807-8700 or visit www.shrp.com

Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society Fun Day Playday, Texas Lost Pines Riding Club, 186 HWY 95 S, Elgin, TX. FMI contact Lorrie Phillips at 512-350-9566.

18th Annual TrailRide and Mounted Scavenger Hunt along with 2nd Annual Play Day, Triple H Equitherapy, 791 Blackhaus Road, Pipe Creek, TX. 8am - 4pm. Kuntry Kitchen Lunch 11 am - 1 pm. Live Music by Lew Pewterbaugh and the Bandera Pickers. You and your horse $35 (Play Day, Lunch and Entertainment Included). Not riding...$15.00 for lunch and entertainment. FMI call 218-900-0463 or visit www.Triple-H.org.

April 28-29   

Gulf Coast ApHC Spring Fling, Brazos Co. Expo Center, Bryan, TX. For stall info call Claudia Arnold at 281-639-2546 or email gulfcoastaphc@hotmail.com.

Dripping Springs Ranch Horse Park Riding Series Spring Fling Dressage, Dripping Springs Ranch Park, Dripping Springs, TX. Two 1-day Shows. FMI visit www.dsrpridingseries.com

April 30   

Live Quarter Horse Racing, Sam Houston Race Track, Houston, TX. FMI call 281-807-8700 or visit www.shrp.com

back to top of page

Select a month below to view events

January February March April
May June July August
September October November December

You can fax your events to (210) 699-9928 or email to galloping(at)horsegazette.com
Call before you haul! - Don't forget your current Coggins papers!