EVENTS CALENDAR
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 www.houstondressagesociety.org

October 5   

Paris Livestock Auction, 3320 HWY 82 E., Paris, TX. Tack 6pm. Catalog Horses 7pm. 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; pdrntx@aol.com.

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 info@ctaha.org or visit www.ctaha.org and call Brad at 469-855-4177 or Linda at 512-484-8283.

Russell Equestrian Center Schooling Show, Russell Equestrian Center, 24850 Scenic Loop Road, San Antonio, TX. Schooling 6am - 7:45 am. Hunters begin at 8am. 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 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.

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 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.

Lone Star Arabian Horse Club Open All Breed Show, Legends Horse Ranch, Kaufman, TX. Registration at 8:30 am, Classas 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; 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 straight forward 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, kaylon@knptraining.com or visit www.knptraining.com.

October 7-20   

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

FMI visit www.nrcha.com/snaffle-bit-futurity

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 are the Thursday before each show. FMI contact Catherine Campbell at 512-993-5320 or visit www.austineq.com

October 11-14   

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

October 11-14   

Gulf Coast Paint Horse Club Paint-O-Rama, Bell Co. Expo, Belton, TX. Four judges. Full slate of classes. Friday - Ranch Horse Events, Reining and Speed. Saturday - English Events & Trail Classes. Sunday - Halter, Showmanship & Western. FMI call 713-805-8860 or visit www.gcphc.com.

October 12-13   

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

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 www.blm.gov/programs/wild-horse-and-burro/adoption-and-sales/events.

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 Europen 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 seperate 45 minute Private lessons starting at 9am each day. One day and Weekend Auditor Passes are availble or if youd like to upgrade purchase a VIP table and be treated like Texas Royalty with the absolute best seats in the house. FMI isit www.harasdoscavaleiros.com or call: (281) 259 4861 or (281) 305 1471 or Email: info@harasdc.us

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 10am, Saturday & Sunday 8am. Show Manager Kevin Smith 832-435-5055. Show Secretary/Stalls/RV/Vendors - Diane Gage 316-737-3309 or email wwphc@hotmail.com. FMI visit www.gcphc.com.

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 highpoint 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 penny.graymar@gmail.com. or visit www.caqha.com

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 Horsew Games, Fantasy Costume Class. Covered Dish Lunch. FMI call Vickie Ives at 903-407-0298 or email Karmafarms@yahoo.com or visit www.indianhorse.com.

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 competiton - Dressage and Stadium/ Cross Country. XC vests must be worn for jumping. FMI call barb at 2102138514, email coyotesprings@gmail.com or visit coyotespringstx.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. 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: HplaydayA@yahoo.com or visit www.hallettsvilleplayday.com/playday-event-info

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. 7-9:30am. Stalls $25 per night. Call Amanda at 505-515-1692 (cash only).

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 info@southtexashorseshowseries.com or visit southtexashorseshowseries.com.

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

Bluebonnet Barrel Racing Association, 7AL Arena. FMI visit www.bluebonnetbarrelracingassoc.com.

Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society Horse Epo, Travis County Expo Center, Austin, TX. FMI visit www.bluebonnetequine.org.

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 an 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 onlyFMI call (830) 220-2626, email: crazze_4_horses@yahoo.com

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: LibertyHillFarm@yahoo.com or visit www.LibertyHillFarm.net

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 clases. PAC approved. FMi call 217-334-3614, email: info@ntecshows.com.

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 https://sire-htec.org/saddleup/. 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. K Leonard, 281-460-6373, hocopodoca1@gmail.com, https://sire-htec.org/saddleup/

October 20-21   

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

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. 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 oaudit or ride. Visit alamodressage.org.

October 23-25   

Mary Wanless Clinic, VP Equestrian, 20307 FM 973, Coupland, TX. Riders may be any level, but muat commit to riding all 3 days. Lessons are semi-priate for an hour. 6 slots in the morning and 6 slots in the afternoon. Clinic is $675 which inclues 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 - November 3   

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

October 27   

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

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 www.4ShepherdsHorsemanship.com, 4ShepherdsHorsemanship@gmail.com 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 citiaens, 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: arlenegaitan@att.net or visit www.alamodressage.org.

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 danne@texasrosehorsepark.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

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: www.AustinDressageUnlimited.org 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: http://www.swdonkeyandmulesociety.com/

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 are the Thursday before each show. FMI contact Catherine Campbell at 512-993-5320 or visit www.austineq.com

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 given to ADU Members. FMI visit: www.AustinDressageUnlimited.org

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