October 2018

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October 4-5   

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

October 4-7   

GAIG/USDF Region 9 and SWDC Championships & Houston Dressage Society Autumn Classic Dressage Shows, Great Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX. For more information visit

October 5   

Paris Livestock Auction, 3320 HWY 82 E., Paris, TX. Tack 6 pm. Catalog Horses 7 pm. Non-catalog horses to follow. FMI Scott at 903-724-4776 or Kirby 903-875-8130.

October 5-7   

Country Bound "A" Hunters, Jumpers Classic, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX. FMI call Patrick Rodes at 940-240-1207 or email;

NEW LISTING GRA-TRAils annual Scholarship Trail Ride, Bexar Bowling Hall, Marion, TX. Friday 6-8 registration, Saturday 7 am cattle call with breakfast served shortly after at main camp (registration continues at 7:30 pm). 9am ride out with lunch provided on the trail. Back to camp sometime before 5 pm. 6-7 pm dinner with dance and auction to fololow. Beer, wine and setups are sold at the hall ut you may bring your own liquor. Sunday: 7 am Cattle Call and continental breakfast at main camp. 9 am ride out. Arrive back to camp around noon - lunch on your own unless otherwise announced on the trail that morning. FMI call Dennis at 830-832-3718.

October 6   

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 or visit and call Brad at 469-855-4177 or Linda at 512-484-8283.

POSTPONED 1 WEEK TO OCTOBER 13 Russell Equestrian Center Schooling Show, Russell Equestrian Center, 24850 Scenic Loop Road, San Antonio, TX. Schooling 6am - 7:45 am. Hunters begin at 8 am. Jumpers begin at 9:00 am. $20 per class, $10 Rotating Pairs. Appropriate attire required coats are optional. Hard hats must be worn at all times when mounted! Concessions will be available. FMI call 210-698-3210.

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.

Texas Lost Pines Riding Club Playday #7, 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, the 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

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.

October 6-7   

Horsemanship Clinic, Old County Arena, Gonzales, TX. Start a solid training foundation or polish up your already broke horse. This two-day clinic is the next step to improving your equine relationship and you and your horse's current skill set. Learn; timing, body control, consistency, and softness at all gaits through patterns and exercises. Topics include; the groundwork for respect, gaining control of the shoulders and hindquarter, neck reining, proper cuing (leg cues), stops, side pass, establishing WILLING forward motion, training techniques for common bad habits, and leads. This straightforward clinic gives riders plenty of "homework" to expand on. And as always each clinic is 100% unique (each event we offer some new information, exercises, etc.) and personalized to the riders who attend. 3 instructors, $200 per person, audit $15 per day. FMI contact Kaylon at 361-648-1055, or visit

October 7   

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

October 7-20   

NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity, Will Rogers Memorial Center, John Justin Arena, Fort Worth, TX. FMI visit

October 11-14   

Fall Fun - "A" Hunters, Jumpers Classic, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX. FMI call Patrick Rodes at 940-240-1207 or email:

October 12   

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

October 12-13   

Hunt County Horseman's Association Open & AQHA Horse Show, Hopkins Co. Civic Center, Sulphur Springs, TX. Classes start at 6 pm on Friday. FMI visit

Bureau of Land Management Burro and Mustang Adoption/Sale, Bell County Expo Center, Belton, TX. 10/12 Adoption/Sale Noon-6pm. Gentling Demo Noon - 6pm. 10/13 - Adoption/Sale 8am - 4pm. Gentling Demo 8am - 4pm. Show 9am - Finish. FMI call 800-2373642 or visit

October 12-14   

Texas Dressage Masterclass with Isabell Werth, Haras dos Cavaleiros, 26427 Peden Rd, Magnolia, TX. Friday night will be a very special dinner with Isabell Werth, Olympic Gold Medalist, Current World Cup Champion, WEG Gold Medalist and European Champion, as the Special Guest Speaker, while you enjoy the talents offered by Haras. The Saturday and Sunday will be Isabell instructing 8 Dressage riders in separate 45-minute Private lessons starting at 9 am each day. One day and Weekend Auditor Passes are available or if you'd like to upgrade purchase a VIP table and be treated like Texas Royalty with the absolute best seats in the house. FMI visit or call: (281) 259 4861 or (281) 305 1471 or Email:

Texas Fall Classic Paint-O-Rama, Sponsored by the Gulf Coast Paint Horse Club and South Texas Paint Horse Club, Bell County Expo Center, Belton, TX. Four Judges. Ranch Horse Event on Friday 10/12. Hi-Point & Reserve Awards. High Point Ranch Horse. Approved by APHA, GCPHC, STPHC, for points. Start time Friday 10 am, Saturday & Sunday 8 am. Show Manager Kevin Smith 832-435-5055. Show Secretary/Stalls/RV/Vendors - Diane Gage 316-737-3309 or email FMI visit

October 13   

Capital Area Quarter Horse All Breed Horse Show, Dripping Springs Ranch Park, Dripping Springs, TX. Beat the heat show - short sleeves and no bling! Series 5/5, 8/4 and 10/13. Daily & series highpoint and reserve high point awards. Show series exhibitor appreciation party on Saturday night following the show. Party continues Sunday at CAQHA's Ranch Show. FMI contact Penny Reeves-Goff at or visit

Indian Horse Festival, Bar None Cowboy Church Arena, Tatum, TX. Celebrating its 40th Anniversary in Texas, the American Indian Horse Registry is holding a family event featuring Indian Horse Games, Fantasy Costume Class. Covered Dish Lunch. FMI call Vickie Ives at 903-407-0298 or email or visit

Coyote Springs Derby #5, Year-end Awards/Halloween, Coyote Springs, Seguin, TX. (Coyote Springs Derby Dates: 2/24, 3/24, 5/19, 9/8 and Oct.14) The rider/horse combination that has earned the most points throughout the series will be awarded at the Oct. 13th Derby. Rider/Horse must have competed together in 3 out of the 5 derbies. Two-phase competition - Dressage and Stadium/ Cross Country. XC vests must be worn for jumping. FMI call barb at 2102138514, email or visit

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. Halloween Costume Contest will take place before speed events and after stick horse. All fees must be paid via PAYPAL. FMI contact Jodie Miller at 361-772-1333, Email: or visit

NEW LISTING - Branding and Micro-Chipping Clinic, Granada Farms, Inc. 11366 E OSR, Wheelock, TX. 10 am - 2 pm. Become informed on theft prevention while improving your odds of horse recovery. Sponsored by the Brazos Extension Horse Committee. Negative Coggins Required! Cost: $40 for Freeze Branding (Limited letters and numbers available, you can bring your own custom brand as well). $20 for Micro-Chipping (Equines ONLY). To reserve your place and toime, contact Jennifer Halloway at 979-229-0524.

NEW LISTING - Buster & Sheryl McLaury Clinic, Bastrop, TX. Two classes offered, Horsemanship & Cow Working. Auditing is $30 per day. contact Julie singer at

October 13-14   

NEW LISTING - 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:

October 16   

NEW LISTING - Free Equine Nutrition Seminar, Millican Reserve Boathouse, 19851 FM 2154, College Station, TX. 6 pm - 8pm. What does your feed tag really mean? Will go through the different components of feed tags and decifer what they mean in laymans terms. Intended to give you the tools necessary to make educated decisions, not to push products. FREE, so invite your friends. Great door prizes, including the possibility of free feed for a month! FMI contact Lindsay by message or phone at 979-587-7485.

October 19-21   

1st Annual Debbie Fulton Benefit Barrel Race, ACE Arena, Andrews, TX. Friday - walk-up entries, CASH only. Exh. 5-7pm. Saturday - Exhib. 8:30 - 11:30am. Sunday Exh. 7-9: 30 am. Stalls $25 per night. Call Amanda at 505-515-1692 (cash only).

NEW LISTING - 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 or call 713-433-9817.

October 20   

South Texas Horse Show Series Spring Open Show, San Patricio County Fairgrounds Arena, Sinton, TX. (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 or visit

Central Texas Dressage Society Mini Show X, Silver Hill Stables, Manor, TX. Judge: TBA. FMI contact Erika at or text/call 512-922-5400 or visit

Bluebonnet Barrel Racing Association, 7AL Arena. FMI visit

Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society Horse Expo, Travis County Expo Center, Austin, TX. FMI visit

Training on the Trail Annual Potluck, Tack Sale, and Play Day, 7097 Miller Creek Loop, Johnson City, TX. Check-in is between 9 AM and 10 AM only. Late arrivals will pay a $10 late fee. This will be open, go at your own pace schooling obstacle day, potluck lunch, bring your favorite dish, and tack sale. Last sale we had everyone set up tack for sale at their trailers. Cost: $55.00 cash only call (830) 220-2626, email:

Liberty Hill Farm Schooling Show, Liberty Hill Farm, 28525 Saxet Drive, Boerne, TX. Series dates: 9/22, 10/20 and 11/10. FMI call 210-445-1935, email: or visit

North Texas Equestrian Community Show, Legends Horse Ranch, Kaufman, TX. 9am - 5pm. Shows: 9/15, 10/20 and 11/17. All breed shows, also offering Arabian and Half Arabian classes. PAC approved. FMI call 217-334-3614, email:

Saddle Up for SIRE, 7IL Ranch, Cat Spring, TX. Saddle Up for SIRE is an annual event that combines the power of online fundraising with the fun of a benefit trail. Your registration fee supports the therapeutic horsemanship programs at SIRE, bringing the healing power of horses to children and adults of all ages who are dealing with a wide array of special needs including autism, cerebral palsy, stroke recovery, and traumatic brain injury. Register today at Early bird discounts are available until Oct. 1. Non- riders can purchase lunch tickets or event T-shirts or make a donation on this site as well. Leonard, 281-460-6373,,

North Texas Community Horse Show, Legends Horse Ranch, Kaufman, TX. 9 am - 5 pm. Halter, English, Western, Trail, Equitation and more! All Breed welcome, Saddleseat, Dressage, Hunter, and non-registered all welcome! Offering Arabian Specific Classes. For more information email: or visit

October 20-21   

Michael Gascon Clinic, McLeod Equestrian, 1101 CR 140, Georgetown, TX. 9-5pm. FMI call 512-810-8294 or visit

Alamo Dressage Association Junior Clinic with Kathy Rowse, Retama Equestrian Center, Selma, TX. Kathy is a USDF Bronze, Silver, and Gold Medalist. She is also a USEF "S" judge and a member of the USDF "L". Clinic open to all ADA Junior members and will be filled on a first come, first served basis. The clinic will consist of 2 rides for $150. Auditors welcome $15/day or $20/weekend. FMI contact Tracy Augustine via test at 830-388-0451 to RSVP to audit or ride. Visit

October 23-25   

Mary Wanless Clinic, VP Equestrian, 20307 FM 973, Coupland, TX. Riders may be any level but must commit to riding all 3 days. Lessons are semi-private for an hour. 6 slots in the morning and 6 slots in the afternoon. The clinic is $675 which includes all 3 rides and stall for the entire clinic, lunch, and participation in the lecture daily lunch discussion each day. $30 per day for auditors - $75 for all 3 days. FMI call 301-305-9253.

October 26-28   

Ride with Your Mind over OSbstacles Clinic with Anna Gordon-Redmond, Skyline Farm, 3012 Todd Drive, Midland, TX. Friday-Sunday $450. Saturday-Sunday $375. 9 am - 5 pm. Lessons, lectures, demonstrations and lunch. For more information call 432-296-9876. Audotors welcome $25/day.

October 26 - November 3   

ApHC World Championship Show, Will Rogers Memorial Center, Coliseum & John Justin Arena, Fort Worth, TX. FMI visit

October 27   

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

4Shepherds Desensitization Clinic, Brave Horse Center, 1501 Creekview Drive, San Antonio, TX. Covered Arena. 10am - 4pm. Instructed by Scott Shepherd, former Head Trainer for the Dallas Police Mounted Unit. FMI visit, or call 243-949-6179.

Heather Blitz Clinic, LMB Equestrian & Anna Becker Dressage, 14425 FM 1826, Austin, TX. 8am - 5pm. Heather is a Pan Am Gold Medalist, alternate rider for London Olympic Games & coach for paralympic olympian Annie Peavy. She has extensive knowledge of biomechanics, $300/rider. Senior citizens, JR/YR/Pony Clubbers audit FREE! All others $40 per day. FMI contact Lauren Baggett at 785-331-8567 or Anna Becker at 443-684-9336.

Alamo Dressage Association Schooling Show, Coyote Springs, Seguin, TX. FMI contact Arlene Gaitan at 830-751-2151, email: or visit

October 27-28   

NTHJC/WW Show - Hunters/Jumper Horse Show, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX. FMI call D'Anne at 903-882-8696 or email

Jeremy Steinberg Dressage Clinic, WV Dressage, 17931 Penick Road, Waller, TX. FMI call Jody at 832-341-5055 or

9th Annual Austin Dressage Unlimited Improving Your Judging Eye & Showing Skills II with Stephen Clarke, Dripping Springs Ranch Park, Dripping Springs, TX. Sponsored by Austin Dressage Unlimited. Live Demo Riders and Horses. Judge and L Graduate/Candidate Full Participants cost for 2-Day Program $150. Trainers 2-Day Program $100 or 1-Day $65. Auditors 2-Day Program $80 or 1-Day $55. FMI visit: for online & hard copy registration forms and more detailed information.

Southwest Donkey & Mule Society Spooktacular Show, Bell County Expo Center, Belton, TX. FMI call Lynda at 817-781-2490 or visit:

October 28    

Austin Equestrian Center Combined Test Series - October Spooktacular, 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

October 29    

Riding Clinic with Stephen Clarke following the Oct. 27-28 clinic, Dripping Springs Ranch Park, Dripping Springs, TX. Sponsored by Austin Dressage Unlimited. Preference is given to ADU Members. FMI visit:

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