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^March 2

AQHA Cutting, NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 8am. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

^March 2-5, 2017

San Antonio Saddle Horse Show, San Antonio Rose Palace, San Antonio, TX. American Saddlebreds, Arabian and Half-Arabians, Hackney Ponies and National Show Horses. FMI visit us on Facebook.

^March 3

NCHA Non Pro and NCHA Open, NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 8am. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

Rodeo Austin Cowboy Breakfast, Long Center, Austin, TX. 6am.

^March 3-4

TETRA Region 3 Ride CANCELED DUE TO TRAIL CONDITIONS.

^March 4

NCHA $50,000 LA, Non Pro Finals and Open Finals, NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 8am. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

Round Mountain Horse Sale, Round Mountain, TX (Just south of Marble Falls on Hwy 281). Accepting horses at 8am. Tack starts at 11. Horse Sale starts at 1pm. Onsite Coggins Testing. FMI call 210-885-0902 or 210-316-6146.

Panhandle Team Penning Association, Bill Cody TriState Fairgrounds, Amarillo, TX. FMI call 806-220-4744.

Central Texas Dressage Socitey Mini Show II, Silver Hill Stables, Manor, TX. Closing date is the Saturday at Noon, 1 week before the show. Mini Show Dates: 2/11, 3/4, 4/1, 5/6, 6/10, 8/12, 9/16, 10/21 and 12/9. FMI call Erika at 512-922-5400, email minishows@ctdsdressage.org or visit www.ctdsdressage.org.

4 Shepherds Desensitization Clinic 1, Rafter J Cowboy Church Covered Arena, 10701 CR 305, Terrell, TX. 10am-4pm $135.00. FMI call 214-949-6179, email: 4shepherdshorsemanship@gmail.com or visit www.4shepherdshorsemanship.com.

^March 4-5

Emerald Dressage Classic, Great Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX. FMI call Marilyn Kulifay at 713-861-0761.

^March 5

NCHA Youth, NCHA $5,000 NH, $50,000 LA Finals, NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 8am. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

^March 6

NCHA $15,000 LA, NCHA $25,000 NNP, NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 8am. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

Gulf Coast Arabian Horse Club Monthly Meeting, Pecos Grilling Company, Tomball, TX. 6-m if you wish to eat before the meeting, meeting starts at 7pm. FMI contact Judy at 936-520-3858 or email jcunningham3@msn.com or visit www.gulfcoastarabians.com.

PRE-ENTRIES OPEN for Bluebonnet Barrel Racing Association March 18th Event, Cactus Korral Arena, 1145 CR 307, Jourdanton, TX. Pre-entries close March 17th at Noon. See March 18 for more information about this event.

^March 7

NCHA $35,000 NP, $25,000 NNP Finals & $5,000 NH Finals, NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 8am. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

^March 8

NCHA $5,000 NNP, NCHA $25,000 NH, NCHA $15,000 LA Finals, NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 8am. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

^March 9

NCHA $5,000 NNP Finals, $35,000 NP Finals & $25,000 NH Finals, NNP, NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 8am. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

^March 9-12

Peter Campbell Horsemanship Clinic, LCSP Arena, 2591 W HWY 290, Giddings, TX. Classes are Horsemanship, Cow Working, & Colt Starting. The clinic starts daily at 9am. Peter Campbell is an exceptional Horseman! Come watch and learn...your horse will thank you. Call, text, or email for more information 361-510-4884, robbie@bellohranch.com, A spectator pass is $30/day. Discounts are available. www.petercampbellhorsemanship.com

^March 10

Women's Ranch Roseo, NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 1pm. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

Ranch Rodeo (1st Go), NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 7pm. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

^March 10-11, 2017

Spring Spectacular Quarter & Paint Horse Sale, Premiere Equine Auctions, George H. Henderson, Jr. Expo Center, Lufkin, TX. Selling Cutters, Reiners, Ropers, Ranch and Pleasure Horses. Steve Friskup, Auctioneer. Watch the sale live on Premiere Equine Auction Facebook Page. FMI visit www.PremierEquine Auctions.com, or call 337-494-1333. Catalog Deadline 2-1-17.

George Strait Team Roping Classic, San Antonio Rose Palace, San Antonio, TX. Tickets sell out quickly for tickets: https://www.gstrc.com/tickets/OrderTickets.aspx

^March 10-12

College Preparatory Invitational Horse Show, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX. FMI contact Lyndsay at lindsay@cpihorseshow.com or visit www.collegeprepinvitational.com

^March 11

Southwest Team Penning Association and Ranch Sorting, Shepherd's Valley Cowboy Church, 8901 East Hwy 67, Alvarado, TXD. Books open at 8am, show starts at 9am. Riders must compete in 6 shows to qualify for finals. FMI visit swtpa.net.

Quaint Farms Horse Show Series, Winnie Stowell Park, Winnie, TX. Series Dates: 3/11, 4/8 and 5/13. Eight High Point Divisions Plus...Adding Speed Divisions for all ages. FMI visit quaintfarms.com or call 239-707-5401.

Guadalupe Co. Sheriff's Mounted Posse 2017 Playday Buckle & Tack Series, Guadalupe Co. Sheriff's Mounted Posse Arena, 2215 FM 466 Seguin, TX. Series Dates: March 11 (rain date 3/25), April 8 (rain date April 29), May 20 (rain date 5/27), and June 3 (rain date 7/17) - MUST attend 3 out of 4 playdays to be eligible for year end awards. High point awards will be given at each playday. 9am Registration/10am leadline classes will begin. There will be having an East Egg Hunt at our March Playday for ages 10 and under. Those age groups will be split into 0-5 and 6-10. Leadline & PeeWee: 6 & Under, Intermediate: 7-10, Sub-Juniors: 11-14, Juniors: 15-20, Seniors: 21-44, and Super Seniors: 45 & Up. Events: Pole Bending, Cloverleaf Barrels, Straight Barrels and Mystery Event. $5 per event and $5 office charge per family per playday. Concessions Stand. FMI call Betty at 512-698-2293, Tracey at 830-481-0015, or Vera at 210-854-8009 or email us at gcsmp@yahoo.com.

Ranch Rodeo (2nd Go), NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 11am. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

Ranch Rodeo (Finals) NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 8pm. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

RIDE POSTPONED UNTIL APRIL 15 - Texas Equestrian Trail Rider's Association Free "Get Acquainted" Trail Ride, Heart of Texas Cowboy Church, 5101 Kendall Lane, Waco, TX. Park rigs at the church and take a 12-14 round robin ride. Wagons welcome. TETRA will provide a free lunch for all trail riders. A port-a-potty will be availale while on the trail. Bring your own water. When riders return to the church grounds, each family is asked to bring a side dish or dessert for the night meal - Heart of Texas Cowboy Church will provide the meal and Church Chuck Wagon team will assist with the meal. Activities will take place at the arena with weather permitting. FMI call Louise or Richard Burney, TETRA Region 8 Directors, at 254-709-9714. In case of heavy rain, a rain date is scheduled for 4/15/17 for the TETRA trailride same place same time.

Star of Texas Series - Western Dressage Federation of Texas, Watts Way Arena, Washington, TX. Judge: Cody Siebert. Series Dates: 3/11, 5/13, 7/8 and Championships 9/9. FMI contact Ereyne Mendiola at 281-798-7055 or email: boardofficers@wdftx.org or vist www.wdftx.org.

^ March 11-12

Southwest Texas Cutting Horse Association Show, Bell County Expo, Belton, TX. FMI call Cary Sims at 979-525-9700

Great Southwest Equestrian Center Spring Greater Houston Hunter Jumper Association Show, Great Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX. FMI visit Amy Uniss at 281-978-0767 or visit. www.gswec.com

^March 12

AQHA Calf Roping, All Breed Youth Calf Roping, NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 8am. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

Calf Roping Challenge, NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 6pm. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

^March 13

AQHA Team Roping, NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 8am. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

Team Roping Challenge, NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 4pm. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

All Breed Youth Team Roping, NRG Arena, Houston, TX. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

^ March 13-18

Spring Break Horse Camp for Horse Lovers 8 years and up, Kothmann Horsemanship, D'Hanis, TX. 8am-Noon - Beginners Camp. Noon-5pm - Advanced riders Camp. FMI call 830-261-2151 or email: KothmannHorsemanship@gmail.com

^March 14

AQHA Speed Events & All Breed Youth Speed Events , NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 8am. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

^March 15

APHA Speed Events and APHA Performance, NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 8am. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

^March 16

APHA Halter & Performance, NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 8am. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

^ March 17-18

San Antonio API Team Roping, San Antonio Rose Palace, San Antonio, TX. FMI call 210-698-3300 or visit www.sarosepalace.com,

Donkey & Mule Show, NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 8am. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

Glen Rose Miniature Horse Show, Somervell Co. Expo Center, Glen Rose, TX. FMI call Patty Liarakos at 210-912-8679 or visit www.swmini.com.

^ March 17-19

Women Only Clinic with Sheryl McLaury, Paducah, TX. FMI call 806-492-2711 or 806-773-1649 or visit www.busterandsherylmclaury.com.

Warwick Schiller Horsemanship & Problem Solving Clinic, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX. FMI contact Don Scarborough at 214-243-9579, email: scarbrodon@yahoo.com or visit www.warwickschiller.com

TETRA Hilliard Ranch Ride, 1007 CR 462, Buckholts, TX. Trails are clear and grassy. Arrive in camp after 2pm Friday. Gill available for cooking your meat. TETRA will provide the charcoal. No food will be provided. Private Ranch guided rides - no independent rides allowed. Saturday Ride Times: 9am-Noon and 2pm until ??. Sunday Ride Time: 9am - 1pm. FMI call Debby Alley at 512-517-9476 or visit or visit: http://tetra.memberlodge.org

^ March 17-20

AQHA 2017 Convention, Grand Hyatt, San Antonio, TX. FMI call 806-376-4811 or visit aqha.com

^ March 17-23

RFO Colt Starting with Buster McLaury, Clarendon College, Clarendon, TX. FMI call 806-492-2711 or 806-773-1649 or visit www.busterandsherylmclaury.com.

^ March 18

2017 South Texas Horse Show Series, San Patricio County Fairgrounds, Sinton, TX. Series dates: 3/18, 4/22, 9/23 and 10/21. Four open horse shows - all breeds welcome. 6 divisions, daily and year-end awards. FMI contact Virginia Cherry at 361-362-3594 or visit www.SouthTexasHorseShowSeries.com for easy online entry.

San Patricio County Riding & Roping Club Members Only Playday, Rob and Bessie Welder Park Arena, Sinton, TX. 6pm. FMI call 361-543-6994 or 361-215-3640.

North Texas Hunter Jumper Show, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX. FMI contact Candice Reese at candice.upchurch@yahoo.com or visit www.nthjc.com.

Bluebonnet Barrel Racing Association, Cactus Korral Arena, 1145 CR 307, Jordanton, TX. No Non-members Fee! Books open at 9am. $5 exhibitions from 9:30 until 12:30. $10 Leadline/$20 PeeWee Unassisted @ 12:45 pm. (leadline followed by unassisted). Combined at 1pm. Combined is 5D Open $30 / Novice Classes $25 / Senior 3D (40 & over) $25 / Youth 3D (18 & Under> $25. $5 Pole Exhibitions / 3D Pole Class $20 to follow barrels. FMI contact Ashley Payton at 210-273-3820 or email: payton.ashley@ymail.com. Visit us at: www.BluebonnetBarrellRacingAssoc.com

TETRA Region 5 "Get Acquainted" Day Ride, Mineola Nature Preserve, 1860 County Road 2724, Mineola, TX. If you want to stay the weekend, call 903-569-6183 to reserve an electric site. We are celebrating our 20th anniversary so would like to invite all clubs to learn about our accomplishments. Ride fee is free. TETRA installed the wash rack. DIRECTIONS: Mineola Nature Preserve is off SE Loop 564 south of Mineola off Hwy 69. Turn at sign to "Wastewater Treatment Plant". FMI call Debby Alley at 512-517-9476 or visit or visit: http://tetra.memberlodge.org

^ March 18-19

Success with Trail Obstacles with KnP Training, Gonzales, TX. 3 Instructors. $150 per person. $15 per day auditing. FMI email: kaylon@knptraining.com or visit www.knptraining.com

NTHJC Benefit Show - Hunter/Jumper Horse Show, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX. 8am for entries. Contack: Candice Reese at candice.upchurch@yahoo.com or call 903-882-8696 or visit www.TexasRoseHorsePark.com

^ March 19

Tejas Rodeo Company Playday Series, Cibolo Livery Stables, Bulverde, TX. Series Dates: 3/19, 4/9 and 5/28. Events: Cloverleaf Barrels, Pole Bending, Straightaway Barrels, Keyhole Race, Stake Race and Ring the Pole. Buckles awarded in each of the 6 age groups. Books open at 10:30 am - event starts at Noon. $8 per class and $3 grounds fee per horse. Neg. Cogging required! Tejas Steakhouse and Saloon will be open. FMI call 830-980-2226 or visit www.tejasrodeo.com

^ March 19-20

Ranch Sorting, NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 8am. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

^ March 21

All Breed Youth Show Western Performance, NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 8am. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

^ March 22

All Breed Youth Show Halter & English Performance, NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 8am. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

^March 23-26

Alamo Arabian Spring Fiesta Horse Show, San Antonio Rose Palace, San Antonio, TX. Approved by USEF, USDF and AHA. Region 9 Qualifying Show. FMI call Mark at 830-336-2953 or visit www.AlamoArabians.org.

AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse and Cowboy Mounted Shooting World Show, NRG Arena, Houston, TX. 8am. FMI call 832-667-1012 or visit www.RodeoHouston.com

^March 24-26

Texas Appaloosa Bluebonnet Circuit Show, Extraco Show Pavilion, Waco, TX. FMI call Dawna Anderson 972-672-3457 or visit www.texasaphc.com/shows.html.

^March 25

Coyote Springs Derby #2, 327 Cowey Ranch Road, Seguin, TX. Derby Series: 2/11, 3/25, 5/27, 9/9, 10/14 & Year End Awards. Horse and Rider must compete together in 3 out of 5 Derbies. Derbies are two phase: Dressage & Stadium/Cross Country Combined. XC vest must be worn for jumping. All Forms can be found at www.coyotespringstx.com. FMI call Barb at 210-213-8514 or email: coyotespringstx@gmail.com

Hope Rising 2nd Annual Boots and Bows Ride for Hope, 7IL Ranch, Cat Spring, TX. Saturday: 8am-4pm - Ride/Drive for Hope, 6:30pm - 7pm: Appetizers, Silent Auction. 7pm-8:30pm - Gala Dinner, Program & Live Auction. Sunday: 8am-4pm - Ride/Drive for Hope. Cost: Ride/Drive for Hope Saturday $20(child), $40 (Adult), $20 (Carriage). Sunday Ride Drive: $30(child), $60(adult), $30(carriage). Saturday Dinner: $50(child) $90(adult), $90(carriage). Gala Dinner Only: $60. Overnighting free unless hook-up is desired. For hook-up call 7IL directly at 979-236-5552. FMI contact Sherri Clement at 832-779-2190, email: sherri@hoperidingministries.org.

Austin Dressage Unlimited Spring Educational Practice Show. Riders perform their test while a panel of judges/L grads give scores & lead a round-table discussion of each ride. Non-competitive, strongly educational, in a a fun, low stress environment. Auditors will actively join in the discussions and test scoring. FMI visit adu.org.

^March 25-26

Dallas Hunter Jumper Scholarship Circuit Season Opener, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX. FMI contact Julene at jnchiara@yahoo.com or visit www.dallashunterjumperscholarship.org.

^March 31 - April 1

Stock Horse of Texas Show, Taylor Co. Expo Center, Abilene, TX. AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse and AQHA Ranch Riding. FMI visit www.stockhorsetexas.org.

TETRA/SNAP Benefit Ride for State Natural Area, The Lodge, Hill Country State Natural Area, Bandera, TX. Spring benefit ride partnered by SNAP and TETRA. Campground to open at 2pm on 3/31/17. This will be the first time that there is access to the arena and there will be a playday Saturday morning and a Star Party scheduled for Friday night. Saturday morning before riding out, entertainment will be provided by the Hill Country State Natural Area Junior Rangers' Drill Team. Guided trail ride groups will be held Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning. There are 5 electric hoopups available at the front of The Lodge adn an open pasture behind the lodge for dry camping; generators allowed overnight. There will be a separate area for non-generators. Pens are available, also. TEXT Debby at 512-517-9476 to reserve. Registration begins at 5pm, Friday, March 31. Cowboy stew will be provided until gone. Registration will commence at 7am on Saturday/Sunday mornings. A current negative Coggins certificate for each horse must be presented at resitration. FEES: Member Adults: $30/Non-Member Adults $35. Children under 18 years old are free. Day riders: $15 for Saturday and $10 for Sunday. Non-potable water is available for the horses. Fee for electric hookup site is $25 for the weekend. Horse pens are $10 for the weekend. Breakfast each day will be served 7:30-8:45am. Lunch each day is on your own. Potluck supper on Saturday night will be at 6:30 pm. Bring Auction Items - all money goes to benefit improvements at the park. Ride out on Saturday will be 9am and 2pm. Sunday morning 9am. Riders may ride out with these groups or ride on their own. The playday in the arena will be from 9am until Noon. Trail Boss: Roy Blevins 830-329-3244 or lucymule@beecreek.net. HCSNAP Rep: Carey Reed, careyreed1@gmail.com.


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