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^May 1, 2017

Gulf Coast Arabian Horse Club Monthly Meeting, Pecos Grilling Company, Tomball, TX. 6pm 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.

^May 3-7

Lone Star Roundup II - "AA" Hunter, Grand Prix, Hunter Derby, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler. TX. 8am. For entries contact Patrick Rodes at 940-240-1207 or visit www.TexasRoseHorsePark.com, email: pdrntx@aol.com.

^May 5-6

South Texas Cowboy Gathering & Western Music Festival, Seguin Outdoor Learning Center, 1865 Highway 90 East, Seguin, TX. Friday Event starts at 7pm. Saturday Events start at 10am. $75: 2-day pass includes admission to all activities including Saturday Night Dinner, Concert & Dance. $25-Friday Evening & Saturday Daytime ticket (includes Campfire Happy Hour & 2 Beverage Tickets. $50-Saturday Cowboy Steak Dinner, concert & Dance Ticket. $25 - Saturday Night Dance ticket. $10 - Youth ticket each day (ages 12-17). FREE parking. Bring the family and celebrate our Western Heritage through music and storytelling. An outstanding line-up of multi-award winning performers will be featured including R. W. Hampton, Hot Club of Cowtown, Mike Blakely, Jill Jones, Pipp Gillette, Jim Jones, Calvin Hampton, Tin Roof, Rocky King Band, along with other great performers. Our program kicks off Friday evening with a Campfire Happy Hour and Chuckwagon Hors d'oeuvres, an All Star Jam Session, followed by Open Pickin' & Grinnin'. On Saturday, your day will be filled with the finest music and storytelling you will find anywhere plus there will be fun children's activities. Top off your day at our Cowboy Steak Dinner & Concert featuring R. W. Hampton. Following the concert, you can tap your toes or two-step with your partner at our Saturday Night Dance featuring Hot Club of Cowtown and the Rocky King Band. Our host hotel will be the historic downtown Park Plaza Hotel (830-584-4400). Reserve early and mention the South Texas Cowboy Gathering to receive the special room rate of $79 + tax (king, single queen or 2 double beds). Reservations can be made for on-site RV camping by calling (830) 660-3083. This is a rain or shine event. FMI call 830-491-8888 or 830-379-7652 or Email: southtexasgathering@gmail.com or visit www.southtexascowboygathering.com.

^May 5-7

TETRA - Region 5 Cinco De Mayo Trail Ride, Ebenezer Park Equestrian Campground, Lake Sam Rayburn, Jasper, TX. $20 for members - $30 for non-members. Friday start signing up at 4pm. Dinner Friday on your own. Saturday ride out at 9am. Saturday night Mexican Potluck Theme, club will provide Taco meat - bring a side dish - 6pm. Sunday ride out at 9am. To reserve a campsite, visit www.recreation.gov. Sites are limited. Trail terrain is soft and sandy, so horseshoes are not required. Trails glide over rolling hills through creeks and gullies. Some trails even have beach access, allowing riders and their horses to cool off! FMI call Steve Hancock at 972-877-2206 or visit: www.tetra.memberlodge.org

^May 6

Central Texas Dressage Socitey Mini Show IV, 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 3, Impact Cowboy Church, 415 FM 2112, Nacogdoches, TX. 10am-4pm $135.00. FMI call 214-949-6179, email: 4shepherdshorsemanship@gmail.com or visit www.4shepherdshorsemanship.com.

Free Family Open House at EquQuest, May 6th, 9 AM-3 PM with natural horseman and clinician, Eric Clarke. Observe a typical kid's class, see teenage and adult apprentices (up to age 75!) show off their skills working horses at liberty, observe the steps necessary to train a horse under saddle, watch as Eric works other horses from on board a usitano stallion, and then see him load an untrained horse into a trailer for the first time. Very educational and fun for anyone interested in riding or training horses. 7300 W. Highway 29, Georgetown, TX; 10 minutes west of Wolf Ranch in Georgetown, 1/2 mile east of the intersection of Ronald Reagan Parkway and Hwy 29. All welcome! FMI contact Pat Gleason at 512-965-1380.

^May 6-7

Julie Goodnight Clinic, Bull Sallas Park Rodeo Arena, New Caney (Houston), TX. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. Clinic Rider $650. Auditor $25 per day. FMI call 719-530-0531 or visit www.juliegoodnight.com

^May 11-14

Texas Rose Horse Park Summer Horse Trails/C1C2*/CC11*, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler. TX. 8am. For entries contact D'Anne Liljestrand at 903-882-8696 or visit www.TexasRoseHorsePark.com, email: danne@texasrosehorsepark.com.

^May 13

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.

Star of Texas Series - Western Dressage Federation of Texas, Watts Way Arena, Washington, TX. Judge: Doreen Atkinson. 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.

^May 14-15

Family Fiesta Miniature Horse Show for Miniature Horses and Shetlands, San Antonio Rose Palace, San Antonio, TX. Judges Patrick Derrick and Margo Shallcross. FMI visit www.SanAntonioAreaMiniatureHorseClub.com

^May 17-21

Buck Branaman Horsemanship, Bell County Expo Center, Belton, TX. FMI contact Jeannie Choate, 325-396-2461 (evenings) or email: jbarbranch@wcc.net.

^May 17-21

Show Jumping Classic - "AA" Hunter, WCHR, Grand Prix, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler. TX. 8am. For entries contact Patrick Rodes at 940-240-1207 or visit www.TexasRoseHorsePark.com, email: pdrntx@aol.com.

^May 19-21

Joe Meyer Clinic, Coyote Springs,327 Cowey Ranch Road, Seguin, TX. FMI contact Barb at 210-213-8514, email: coyotespringstx@gmail.com or visit www.coyotespringstx.com.

^May 20

4 Shepherds Groundwork Clinic, Indian Creek Arena, 1155 Indian Creek, Midlothian, TX. 9am - 2pm. $135.00. FMI call 214-949-6179, email: 4shepherdshorsemanship@gmail.com or visit www.4shepherdshorsemanship.com.

South Texas Pinto & All Breed Show, Guadalupe County Fairgrounds Covered Arena, 950 S. Austin, Seguin, TX. All PtHA entries are double judged. Single judged for all breed entries. 12 High Point awarded at each show. Stall & RV Request Patti Farley email: pmfarley@hughes.net. Text only: 361-649-6076 or call 361-564-2536 or visit: www.southtexaspinto.com

^May 20-21

Texas American Saddle Horse Association Show, Great Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX. FMI contgact Kelly McQuerry at 713-724-3554 or visit www.texasasha.com

^May 24-28

Southwest Classic - "AA" Hunter, Grand Prix, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler. TX. 8am. For entries contact Patrick Rodes at 940-240-1207 or visit www.TexasRoseHorsePark.com, email: pdrntx@aol.com.

^May 27, 2017

Coyote Springs Derby #3, 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

ETHC Equine Trail Competition Buckle Series, Carndarosa Ranch, Livingston, TX. Series Dates: 2/18, 3/4, 4/8, 5/27, 6/10 and 7/8. Must participate in 4 out of the 6 events to be part of the year-end awards. Check-in starts at 7am. Fees: $10 Membership and to qualify for year-end awards. $15 In-Hand. $15 Future Campions. $20 Beginner. $20 Intermediate. $20 Advanced. Cash, Check, and credit cards accepted (4% fee for credit card). For entry form, rules and judging criteria, contact Jaime Carnes at 936-329-1311, email: carndarosaranch@gmail.com.

San Patricio County Riding & Roping Club Playday, Rob and Bessie Welder Park Arena, Sinton, TX. Series dates: 4/29, 5/27, 6/24, 9/30, 10/28 and 11/25. Registration at 9am. Opening Ceremonies at 9:45am. Leadline starts at 10am. Once an event has started, no more entries will be accepted. Five Divisions. Concessions Available. Exhib. $5, Cloverleaf Barrels $10, Straight Barrels $10, Pole Bending $10, Flag Race $10, Goat Tap (8 & Under) $20, Goat Tie (9 & Over) $20, Breakaway Roping $20, Ribbon Roping $20, Tie Down $20, Cake Walk $1 each/$5 all day. Office Fee $10 per family. Neg. Coggins Required. FMI call 361-543-6994 or 361-215-3640.

^ May 28

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


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