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December 1   

Round Mountain Horse Sale, Round Mountain, TX - located on US Hwy 281 North - just south of Marble Falls. Accepting horses at 8 am. Tack sale at 11 am. Open Consignment Horse Sale starts at 1 pm. 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.

South Texas Hurricane Winter Series, O.D. Tucker Arena - Fort Bend County Fairgrounds, Rosenberg, TX. Series dates: November 24 & December 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29, 2018. Lead Line, Poles, Straights, Speed Race, Cloverleaf, Goat Ribbon Pulling/Tying, Chute Dogging, Dummy Roping & Breakaway. Age groups include: leadline, 8 & under, 9-13, 14-19, 20-39, & 40+. Covered arena. No stalls or RV hookups available. November 24 is a Benefit Rodeo and proceeds will go to Shriner's Hospital for Children in Houston, winners of each age will receive awards. Check us out on Facebook - South Texas Hurricane Winter Series - for more details on. There will be year-end prizes awarded as well. FMI Kaydi Gibson at 432-386-8507 or email: kaydi_g@yahoo.com

Santa Clause is Coming to D&D Texas Outfitters, 516 E. IH-10, Seguin, TX. 2 pm - 4 pm.

Austin Victory Cup Polo Match, ATX Polo, 13628 Gregg Manor Road, Manor, TX. General Admission $40 single/$70 couple. Not only a polo match but features dozens of restaurant, spirit, beer and wine tastings plus one of the largest farm to table dinner events! Hosted by The Victory Cup, www.VictoryCup.org or call 512-953-9428 or email: polo@victorycup.org

Texas Heritage Horse Sale, Equipment Auction & Trade Days, Leon County Expo Center, Buffalo, TX. Equipment Auction 10 am. Vendors 9am - close. Horse Sale 2pm. Christmas ponies, registered and grade horses, saddles, tack, arts, crafts, western clothing. Do your shopping indoors! Vendors of all types! Vendor Spaces $25 for 10x10 space. Current Cogginw Required. No on-site testing. FMI call 903-390-8313 or 254-447-0734.

Used Saddle and Tack Sale, Boerne Boot & Hide, 233 S. Main, Boerne, TX. 11 am - 2 pm. Also on Monday, Dec 3 from 11 am - 2 pm. FMI call 830-444-8043.

December 1-2   

Dripping Springs Ranch Horse Park Holiday Classic Dressage Show, Dripping Springs Ranch Park, Dripping Springs, TX. Offering both classical and western dressage classes. FMI visit www.dsrpridingseries.com or email Penny at penny.graymar@gmail.com.

NavaRio Horse Judging Contest, Buddy and Edile Lightsey Arena, Caldwell, TX. Contest will have 4-5 classes in halter & performance. These classes include stock horse, western, and English classes. Age divisions: Juniors will be enrolled in 3rd, 4th and 5th grades. Intermediate will be enrolled in 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Seniors will be enrolled in high school. Jackpot Division - all students that have competed in state level as well as coaches and adults are allowed to entr. FMI contact: NavaRioRanch@gmail.com

Roundup for Autism 30th Anniversary at Circle T Arena, 4007 West Highway 36, Hamilton, Texas 76531. An event for everyone to participate and make a difference! Team Roping Sat Dec 1, 8A Arena A Barrel Racing Sun Dec 2. 2018 Arena A, Ranch Sorting Sat/Sun Dec 1-2, 2018 Arena B, All Entries begin at 8am! Live Music By Sonny Burgess & Jolie Holiday Saturday Night 8pm. Guest Room rates $116.90-$129.99. Hotel Reservations call 254-386-3209 to ask for the Roundup Rate, Stall/Reservations call Melody Cox at 254-386-3559 M-F 8-5P. Sorting Event please contact Pete Muzyka at 817-994-2596 or Tony Field at 817-846-0579. Team Roping Contact Sissy Freeman 817-219-0466. Barrell Racing Stacy Jarrett 254-967-4245. For complete information, visit our website at www.roundupforautism.org

December 3-8   

6-Day Pathway to Liberty Clinic, Gainsville, TX. 8 am - 4 pm. FMI contact Miranda Lyons at 501-249-0117 or email: miranda@mandmhorsemanship.com or visit www.versatilehorsetraining.com/ddh-liberty-clinic.html.

Used Saddle and Tack Sale, Boerne Boot & Hide, 233 S. Main, Boerne, TX. 11 am - 2 pm. FMI call 830-444-8043.

December 6   

Barrel Racing Practice, Tejas Rodeo Company, Bulverde, TX. 7-9 pm. $20 per rider. FMI visit www.TejasRodeo.com

December 7-9   

Montgomery County Trailriders Association Christmas Ride, 416 Roy Webb Road, Huntsville, TX 77320 . In keeping with the Christmas Spirit, we are adding a Toy Gift Donation. If you wish (not required) - Family Promise of Montgomery County serves homeless families with children under the age of 18 and often when these families lose their homes even toys are lost. Bring an unwrapped gift of your choice to help Montgomery County areaís kiddos needing a little extra love this season. Also, we are having a WHITE ELEPHANT gift exchange. If you wish to join in with this activity, bring a gift that would work for either a boy or girl, no greater than the value of $25.00. You will receive a ticket to join in at the exchange. If you want to just watch - that is ok too..... but this should be fun- either way.Circle ride Saturday will pull out at 9:00 am. Band will be playing Saturday night! Circle ride Sunday will pull out at 9:30 am. Porta Cans will be available and water will be provided for horses. Generators welcome. Sammie J will be catering! Prizes will be given for best Decorated Wagon and most Festive Horse. Cost: $20.00 per person - kids 12 and under ride free. FMI visit www.mctra.com.

December 8   

Central Texas Dressage Society Happy Holidays Schooling Show (Qualifier for 2019), Silver Hill Stables, Manor, TX. Judge: Patricia Mojdara. FMI contact Erika at minishows@ctdsdressage.org or text/call 512-922-5400 or visit ww.ctdsdressage.org.

South Texas Hurricane Winter Series, O.D. Tucker Arena - Fort Bend County Fairgrounds, Rosenberg, TX. Series dates: November 24 & December 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29, 2018. Lead Line, Poles, Straights, Speed Race, Cloverleaf, Goat Ribbon Pulling/Tying, Chute Dogging, Dummy Roping & Breakaway. Age groups include: leadline, 8 & under, 9-13, 14-19, 20-39, & 40+. Covered arena. No stalls or RV hookups available. November 24 is a Benefit Rodeo and proceeds will go to Shriner's Hospital for Children in Houston, winners of each age will receive awards. Check us out on Facebook - South Texas Hurricane Winter Series - for more details on. There will be year-end prizes awarded as well. FMI Kaydi Gibson at 432-386-8507 or email: kaydi_g@yahoo.com

December 8-9   

Interscholastic Equestrian Association - Hunt Seat Show, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX. FMI contact Kim Brunson at 817-683-8284 or email: KimBrunson@yahoo.com.

Jeremy Steinberg Dressage Clinic, WV Dressage, 17931 Penick Road, Waller, TX. FMI call Jody at 832-341-5055 or email:jody@wv-dressage.com

Central Texas Hunter/Jumper Association Finals, Bell County Expo, Belton, TX. FMU visit: www.cthja.com.

December 9    

Austin Equestrian Center Combined Test Series, Austin Equestrian Center, Cedar Creek, TX. Series Dates: 9/9, 10/7, 10/28 Spooktacular, 11/18 and 12/9. Must attend 3 of 5 shows to be eligible for series awards. Closing date is the Thursday before each show. FMI contact Catherine Campbell at 512-993-5320 or visit www.austineq.com

Ranch sorting Practice - Team Only, J2M Ranch, 1812 Polly Peak Rd., Bandera, TX. Hosted by SpiritHorse Rehabilitation Center. FMI call 210-593-8274. LIMITED SPACE - call before you haul!

December 9-12    

Cal Middleton Horsemanship Clinic, McCall Ranch, 710 Sayers Road, Bastrop, TX. 9 am - 6 pm each day. Three classes offered - Foundation, Horsemanship and Cow Work. $85 per session/4 days $340. 50% deposit. Auditing $20 per day. Stalls and turnout available. FMI contact Julie at 713-392-3264 call/text.

December 13   

Barrel Racing Practice, Tejas Rodeo Company, Bulverde, TX. 7-9 pm. $20 per rider. FMI visit www.TejasRodeo.com

December 13-15   

Central Texas Youth Rodeo, Bell County Expo Center, Belton, TX. FMI call 254-933-5353.

December 14   

Barrel Race, Tejas Rodeo Company, Bulverde, TX. 5:30 pm. 80% Payout. Cash Only. $5 Exhibitions. $40 Entry Fees. $30 Youth. $5 Office Charge. Open 4D Starts at 8 pm. FMI visit www.TejasRodeo.com.

December 14-16   

Ride Better clinic with Lellie Ward, Coyote Springs, Seguin, TX. FMI contact Barb Whitmire at 210-213-8514, email: coyotespringstx@gmail.com or visit www.coyotespringstx.com.

December 15   

Central Texas Arabian Open Horse Show, Dripping Springs Ranch Park, Dripping Springs, TX. NEW Classes - Ranch Riding, Western Horsemanship, Western Trail and English Trail in addition to Halter, Showmanship, Saddle Seat, Hunt Seat, Western Performance and Walk Trot Classes. FMI email info@ctaha.org or visit www.ctaha.org and call Brad at 469-855-4177 or Linda at 512-484-8283.

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 oe e-mail ScissortailHillEquestrian@gmail.com or visit ScissortailHillEquestrian.com

South Texas Hurricane Winter Series, O.D. Tucker Arena - Fort Bend County Fairgrounds, Rosenberg, TX. Series dates: November 24 & December 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29, 2018. Lead Line, Poles, Straights, Speed Race, Cloverleaf, Goat Ribbon Pulling/Tying, Chute Dogging, Dummy Roping & Breakaway. Age groups include: leadline, 8 & under, 9-13, 14-19, 20-39, & 40+. Covered arena. No stalls or RV hookups available. November 24 is a Benefit Rodeo and proceeds will go to Shriner's Hospital for Children in Houston, winners of each age will receive awards. Check us out on Facebook - South Texas Hurricane Winter Series - for more details on. There will be year-end prizes awarded as well. FMI Kaydi Gibson at 432-386-8507 or email: kaydi_g@yahoo.com

2018-2019 Hallettsville Playday Association Series, Lavaca Expo Center Covered Arena, Hallettesville, TX. Series Dates: 9/9, 10/13, 11/10, 12/15, 1/12/19, and 2/16/19. Must compete in 5 out of 6 playdays AND at least 3 out of 4 Speed Events. Contestants competing in ALL 4 Speed Events will receive 1 extra point for that playday. Dress yourself up as well as your horse for the Christmas Costume Contest. All fees must be paid via PAYPAL. FMI contact Jodie Miller at 361-772-1333, Email: HplaydayA@yahoo.com or visit www.hallettsvilleplayday.com/playday-event-info

December 15-16   

Obstacle Challenge Buckle Series, Benefitting Born 2 Be Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Jim-a-Dee Ranch, Sanger, TX. Series dates: Oct. 13-14, Nov. 10-11, and Dec. 15-16. In-Hand and riding sOnly on Day 1, and driving only on day 2. Must compete in at least 2 out of 3 events to be eligible for the buckle. Bridges, Pedestals, Car Wash, Water Box, Tunnel, Gates, Driving Obstacles and cones. FMI contact Sarah at 817-683-5699 email: thomasm123@charter.net

Cowboy Dressage Clinic with CDWPA Level 3 Clinician and Judge, Sonya Livermore, MCC Highlander Ranch, 233 Cobbs Lane, Waco, TX. Space limited to 12 riders. FMI contact Bill Easley 214-693-4085, billeasley@sbcglobal.net or Susan Dossett 254-644-2188 or sleeperdos@yahoo.com. Clinic $200 per Rider. Stalls $25. Lunch $10 per day.

December 15-17   

Debbie Bowman Dressage Clinic, Solstice Farms, 12500 Edwina Rd., Houston, TX. Auditing is encouraged and is always free! Full deposit is required to secure your time slot in each clinic. 45 minute private instruction $175 - lunch included. Day Stall $10. Overnight Stall $25. For more information email info@solstice-farms.net or call 713-433-9817.

December 17-21    

McLeod Equestrian Winter Camp, 1101 CR 140, Georgetown, TX. FMI visit www.McleodEquestrian.com or call 512-810-8294.

December 20   

Barrel Racing Practice, Tejas Rodeo Company, Bulverde, TX. 7-9 pm. $20 per rider. FMI visit www.TejasRodeo.com

December 22   

South Texas Hurricane Winter Series, O.D. Tucker Arena - Fort Bend County Fairgrounds, Rosenberg, TX. Series dates: November 24 & December 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29, 2018. Lead Line, Poles, Straights, Speed Race, Cloverleaf, Goat Ribbon Pulling/Tying, Chute Dogging, Dummy Roping & Breakaway. Age groups include: leadline, 8 & under, 9-13, 14-19, 20-39, & 40+. Covered arena. No stalls or RV hookups available. November 24 is a Benefit Rodeo and proceeds will go to Shriner's Hospital for Children in Houston, winners of each age will receive awards. Check us out on Facebook - South Texas Hurricane Winter Series - for more details on. There will be year-end prizes awarded as well. FMI Kaydi Gibson at 432-386-8507 or email: kaydi_g@yahoo.com

December 27   

Barrel Racing Practice, Tejas Rodeo Company, Bulverde, TX. 7-9 pm. $20 per rider. FMI visit www.TejasRodeo.com

December 29   

South Texas Hurricane Winter Series, O.D. Tucker Arena - Fort Bend County Fairgrounds, Rosenberg, TX. Series dates: November 24 & December 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29, 2018. Lead Line, Poles, Straights, Speed Race, Cloverleaf, Goat Ribbon Pulling/Tying, Chute Dogging, Dummy Roping & Breakaway. Age groups include: leadline, 8 & under, 9-13, 14-19, 20-39, & 40+. Covered arena. No stalls or RV hookups available. November 24 is a Benefit Rodeo and proceeds will go to Shriner's Hospital for Children in Houston, winners of each age will receive awards. Check us out on Facebook - South Texas Hurricane Winter Series - for more details on. There will be year-end prizes awarded as well. FMI Kaydi Gibson at 432-386-8507 or email: kaydi_g@yahoo.com


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