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December 2019

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December 3-7    

American Cutting Horse Championship Show, Bell County Expo Center, Belton, TX. Practice Pens open at 7 am each day. Competition begins at 9 am each day. Dec. 6-Membership Meeting at 5 pm. Dec. 7-Awards Banquet at 5 pm. FMI visit www.achacutting.com

December 4-8    

Christmas Horse Show - Hunter/Jumper, Extraco Coliseum & Extraco Show Pavilion, Waco, TX. USHJA $5,000 National Hunter Derby. FMI contact Lone Star Horse Shows at 210-378-8365 or visit www.LoneStarHorseShows.net

December 6-7    

Wild Horse & Burro Adoption, Ector County Coliseum, Odessa, TX. Dec. 6-open at 10am - 6 pm. Adoption & Competititive Bids at Noon. Approximately 65 wild horses available. Dec 7 - Openj at 8 am - Noon. FMI visit www.blm.gov.

Texas American Saddle Horse Association Holiday Horse Show, Brazos County Expo Center, Bryan, TX. Multi-breed horse show featuring American Saddlebred Performance & Pleasure Classes as well as any breed pleasure classes in Saddleseat, Western & Huntseat Divisions. Plus a big selection of Academy (Any Breed) classes for all ages. FMI visit www.texasasha.com

December 6-8    

Equine First Aid Instrucor Course, Hosted by A Stable Connection, Conroe, TX. The 3-day course certifies new Equi-health C anada/Equi-First-Aid USA Instructors to teach all the basic classes and the two advanced classes. FMI visit: http://AStableConnection.com/efa-intrudtor-training.

TERA Endurance Riding 201 Educational Clinic December 6-8, 2019 San Antonio, Texas Location: Land Heritage Institute Start Time: Saturday @ ~8AM or so!
Description New Riders $50 for the whole weekend, covers camping, riding, AERC insurance, and the clinic at the Land Heritage Institute, San Antonio. This will be a Horse and Rider Clinic. Dr. Bob Rogers and other experienced endurance riders will hold this clinic. We’ll go through the whole process and you can ride the beautiful trails of the Land Heritage Inst. with a mentor. More details soon. All endurance riders are welcome to join us on Saturday and Sunday for training rides and more advanced clinic Saturday evening. There is always more we can learn...$40. More details forth coming!!! Reservations required so we may plan food and supplies. Contact: Eron Howell email: eronh@gvtc.com Website: http://www.txriders.org

December 7    

Round Mountain Horse Sale, US Hwy 271 North, just south of Marble Falls, TX. Accepting horses at 8 am, Tack Sale starts at 11 am, Open Consignment Horse Sale starts at 1 pm. Current Neg. Coggins required - On-Site Coggins testing available. FMI contact Cass at 210-885-0902 or Courtney at 210-316-6146.

Ranch Horse Buckle Series, Still Creek Equestrian Arena, Bryan, TX. Series Dates: Feb. 23, March 30, April 27, October 12 and December 7. Must compete in 4 out of 5 to qualify for series and high point buckles. All shows start at 9am. FMI email stillcreektina@gmail.com and visit www.StillCreekEquestrian.org.

North Texas Horse Country Tour, Denton, TX. Over 300 horse farms in the area - take a behind the scenes tour with North Texas Horse Country Tours. FMI visit discoverdenton.com/what-to-do/horse-country.

Hallettsville Playday Association Series, Lavaca Co. Expo Center, Hallettsville, TX. Series Dates: 9/14, 10/19, 11/9, 12/7, 1/11/20 and 2/15/20. Must participate in 5 out of 6 playdays. Must enter 3 our of 4 events. Buy ins for missed playdays will not be accepted after the close of books for the final playday of the series. HPA one-time membership fee $15 per person. Books open 7:45am - 8:45am. Playday starts at 8am. Mutton Bustin' (7 & Under, must weigh 65 lbs. or less) $35 entry fee - Mutton Bustin' contestants ONLY will not need a membership - no office fee. Leadline (0-6 or inexperienced Rider $36 Entry Fee. Stickhorse (8 & Under) $15 Entry Fee. Stickhorse contestants ONLY will not need a membership - no office fee. Speed Events (PeeWee-Adults) $12 Entry Fee per Event. PeeWee (0-6), Intermediate (7-8), Sub-Junior (9-10), Junior (11-13), Senior (14-17), and Adult (18 & Over). Roping Events - $20 entry Fee per event. Dummy Roping (8 & Under). Chute Roping (12 & Under), Breakaway(12 & Under and 12-17), Tiedown (12 & Under and 13-17) and Ribbon (12 & Under and 13-17) all jackpotted 50/50. FMI email HplaydayA@yahoo.com or call Holly at 361-772-5535.

South Texas Hurricane Rodeo Association Winter Series, O.D. Tucker Arena, Rosenberg, TX. Start Time 10 am. Playday Series Dates: 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 12/7, 12/14, 12/28. Barrels, Poles, Figure 8, Goats. All Ages: Leadline - Adult, Year End prizes and All Around saddles. Exhibitions start at 10 am (Barrels and Poles). Leadline starts at 1 pm. Must compete in 3 of the 4 events and 5 of the 6 dates to be eligible for prizes. Check our Facebook page South Texas Hurricane Winter Series for more details or see our website. FM*I contact Keri Ruggeroli at 713-870-5606, email: stxhra@outlook.org or visit stxhra.org.

WTAMU Buffalo Buckle Series, WT Horse Center, 2310 N. 23rd Street, Canyon, TX. Series Dates: 10/2, 11/9, 12/7, 1/18/20, 2/8/20. Arena opens at 7 am - show starts at 8 am. FMI call 303-931-4486 or email: buffalobuckleseries@gmail.com

Ranch Horse Schooling Show, Lone Star Riding School, Waller, TX. 8 am - 5 pm. Third and final show of the series. Daily and Series awards. FMI call 281-684-0275 or visit: www.LoneStarRidingSchool.com.

Hunter/Jumper Schooling Show, Guadalupe County Fairgrounds Covered Arena, 728 Midway, Seguin, TX. Hosted by Bexar County 4-H Horse Leaders. Schooling available Friday evening and Saturday morning. Overnight stalls & RV Hookups available. Divisions: Ground Poles, Beginner Rider (18" Crossrails), Novice Hunter (18"Verticals, 2' Hunter, 2'3" Hunter, 2'6" Hunter, 2'9" Hunter and 3' Hunter. Puddle Jumpers (18"-2'), 2'3" - 2'6" Jumpers, 2-6" - 2'9" Jumpers and 3' Jumpers. FMI call 210-274-8004.

Houston Dressage Society Schooling Show Championships, Great Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX. FMI Amy Uniss at 281-978-0767, email: auniss@gswec.com or visit www.gswec.com

December 7-8    

Haras Christmas Hunter/Jumper Show Series Final, Haras Hacienda, Magnolia, TX. FMI contact Show Manager Rob Moyar at 281-818-2321 or email: showmanager@harasdc.us.

Baby Basics and In-Hand Obstacles, Brave Horse Center, San Antonio, TX. Clinic $110 per day. $185 for two days. FMI call 210-912-7048 or visit www.BraveHorseTX.com

Dressage in the Hill Country Holiday Classic Schooling Show with Classical & Western Dressage, Dripping Springs Ranch Park, Dripping Springs, TX. Prize List, Show Rules and Entry Forms will be available in October. FMI visit: www.dsrpridingseries.com/dressage-shows.html.

December 7-11    

5-Day Liberty Clinic, Versatile Horsemanship, 3459 S. FM 372, Gainsville, TX. 9am - 4 pm. FMI call 972-571-6104, or visit VersatileHorseTraining.com

December 9    

Aimee Edwards Clinic, McLennan Community College, Highlander Ranch Covered Arena, Waco, TX. FMI contact Aimee Edwards, 254-299-8533 or email: aedwards@mclennan.edu.

December 9-13    

Frosty Hooves Camp, McLennan Community College, Highlander Ranch Covered Arena, Waco, TX. 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm. FMI contact Aimee Edwards, 254-299-8533 or email: aedwards@mclennan.edu.

December 12-15    

Texas Winter Frost Fire Hunter Jumper Show, USEF National,Great Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX. FMI call 281-578-7669 or visit www.gswec.com

December 13-14    

Texas Quarter Horse Association Introductory Show, Brazos County Expo, Bryan, TX. FMI call 512-458-5202, email vclark@tqha.com or visit www.tqha.com.

December 13-15    

Lettie Ward Clinic, Coyote Springs, Seguin, TX. FMI call 210-213-8514.

December 14    

Central Texas Arabian Horse Association Open Show #4, Dripping Springs Ranch Park, Dripping Springs, TX. FMI visit ctaha.org or email centraltexasaha@gmail.com.

Black Star Dressage Schooling Show - Fall #4, Black Star Sporthorses, Rockwall, TX. Closing Date 12/10. FMI call Show Manager Jackie Blackmon at 940-367-7815 or email: Show Secretary Joanne Gramlich at blackstarschoolingshows@gmail.com or visit www.blackstarsporthorse.com

South Texas Hurricane Rodeo Association Winter Series, O.D. Tucker Arena, Rosenberg, TX. Start Time 10 am. Playday Series Dates: 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 12/7, 12/14, 12/28. Barrels, Poles, Figure 8, Goats. All Ages: Leadline - Adult, Year End prizes and All Around saddles. Exhibitions start at 10 am (Barrels and Poles). Leadline starts at 1 pm. Must compete in 3 of the 4 events and 5 of the 6 dates to be eligible for prizes. Check our Facebook page South Texas Hurricane Winter Series for more details or see our website. FM*I contact Keri Ruggeroli at 713-870-5606, email: stxhra@outlook.org or visit stxhra.org.

Ranch Trail & Obstacle Clinic, Versatile Horsemanship, 3459 S. FM 372, Gainsville, TX. 10am - 3pm. FMI call 972-571-6104, or visit VersatileHorseTraining.com

Saddle Club, 9am-Noon, Winter Play Day, 1pm - 5pm, Pony Club, 1pm - 3pm. McLennan Community College, Highlander Ranch Covered Arena, Waco, TX. 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm. FMI contact Aimee Edwards, 254-299-8533 or email: aedwards@mclennan.edu.

Fall into Winter Open Horse Show, Breakin Hearts Ranch, Gainsville, TX. FMI call 214-728-7184, www.BreakinHeartsRanch.com or email: BreakinheartsRanch@gmail.com

December 14-15    

Joseph Newcomb Dressage Clinic, LMB Equestrian, Austin, TX. $250/Ride. $20/Audit. FMI call 785-331-8567 or visit www.LMBEquestrian.com

Central Texas Hunter Jumper Finals, Bell County Expo Center, Belton, TX. FMI call 512-924-8562 or visit www:cthja.com

December 15    

Obstacle Practice / Christmas Party, Versatile Horsemanship, Gainsville, TX. 2pm - 4pm. $10 range gift exchange (optional). Cost $5 Members, $15 Non-members. FMI call 972-571-6104 or visit versatileperformancehorses.com

December 22    

Austin Equestrian Center Schooling Series, 1495 TX-21, Cedar Creek, TX. Series Dates: 3/31, 5/19, 7/7, 10/27 and 12/22. Combined Tests, Western Dressage, Jumpers, Mounted Games. FMI call 512-993-5320 or visit www.austineq.com.

December 28    

South Texas Hurricane Rodeo Association Winter Series, O.D. Tucker Arena, Rosenberg, TX. Start Time 10 am. Playday Series Dates: 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 12/7, 12/14, 12/28. Barrels, Poles, Figure 8, Goats. All Ages: Leadline - Adult, Year End prizes and All Around saddles. Exhibitions start at 10 am (Barrels and Poles). Leadline starts at 1 pm. Must compete in 3 of the 4 events and 5 of the 6 dates to be eligible for prizes. Check our Facebook page South Texas Hurricane Winter Series for more details or see our website. FM*I contact Keri Ruggeroli at 713-870-5606, email: stxhra@outlook.org or visit stxhra.org.

December 28-29    

MTQHA Open Ranch Horse Show, Bell County Expo Center, Belton, TX. Heated & AC Arena. Cash Awards in the Open & Non-Pro Divisions. Special Event Approval Pending - American Paint Horse Association, Palomino Horse Breeders of America and AQHA. End of Year Party/Awards Banquet Saturday Night. FMI visit mtqha.org.

Mid-Texas Quarter Horse Association Ranch Horse Show, Bell County Expo Center, Belton, TX. Judge: Delana Doyle. $3,500 Added Money. FMI call Crystall Petry at 254-630-9402 or email aphaqh@yahoo.com or visit www.mtqha.org.



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