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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 or visit

^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, email:

^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: or visit

^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 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:

Festival Magnifico, Hamilton, TX. Featuring: Pat Parelli, Linda Parelli, Jack Brainard, Martin Black, Doug Jordan, Craig Cameron, Craig Johnson, David Lichman, Mary Kitzmiller. Entertainment: Friday Night Gala, Billy Holt Band, Pat Waters and the Chain Link Band and Kristyn Harris. FMI visit

Three Day Activity Weekend, Brave Horse Center, San Antonio, TX. Hosted by The American Cowgirl: In Search of Myself. 12Noon - 4pm. Come one day or come all three days. RV hookups on site. Stalls available. Teaching demos on Liberty Training, obstacles, building your horses confidence, body control. Clinic review and Women's Confidence and Support get together is on Sunday. Special Clinician and teacher Austin Lyons will be joining us on Saturday. Come and meet Austin Lyons, son of Josh Lyons, and grandson of the World Famous John Lyons. Cost per day: Friday $25, Saturday $50, Sunday $50, RV hookups $25, Stalls $25, Uncovered Pens $15. Meals will be available for purchase. FMI call 210-912-7048.

^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 or visit

4 Shepherds Desensitization Clinic 3, Impact Cowboy Church, 415 FM 2112, Nacogdoches, TX. 10am-4pm $135.00. FMI call 214-949-6179, email: or visit

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.

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.

BBRA Fundraiser at 7AL Ranch Arena, 1011 S Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX. Open 4D (if over 125 entries then 5D) Books open @ 9am, 930am-1230pm are exhibitions at $5 each, race starts @ 1pm $30 entry fees and $5 office charge. $20 Carryover Incentives for Youth (18 & under), Adult (19 & 39), and Senior (40 & over). 3D Poles with Pole Exhibitions at $5. Pre-entries open April 24th and close May 5th @ noon. Go to website to download entry form and email it to

^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

^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, email:

^May 12-13

Family Fiesta Miniature Horse Show for Miniature Horses and Shetlands, San Antonio Rose Palace, San Antonio, TX. Judges Sid Hutchcraft and Margo Shallcross. FMI visit

^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

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 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: or vist

Last Hoorah! Endurance Ride, Six O Ranch, near Cleburne, TX. 25-mile starts at 8am, 50-mile starts at 7am. FMI contact Kim Reeves at 817-558-7146 or email: or visit

Western Dressage Federation of Texas Star of Texas Series, Watts Way Arena, 11911 Monteith Lane, Washington, TX. Judge: Doreen Atkinson. FMI call 291-798-7055 or visit:

Benefit Buckle Series - Wildfire Aid, Roaming Roan Arena, 2301 Tx Hwy 8, Linden, TX. 10am start. Barrels, Poles, Flag Race and more! Series dates: April 29, May 13 and June 3. Raffles, Prizes and Silent Auction. In light of the fires in Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas, we have decided to expand the direction for donation. We will also send proceeds from this series to Oklahoma Cattleman's Foundation, Seiver County United Way and Dollywoods "My People". FMI call 903-631-7626

^May 17-21

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

^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, email:

^May 19-21

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

^May 20

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

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: Text only: 361-649-6076 or call 361-564-2536 or visit:

BBRA 4th Point Show at Medina County Rodeo Arena 204 Harper Rd Hondo, TX 78861 (Entrance to arena is off Ave Y) Pre-Entries open May 8th and close May 19th @ noon, see website for info and entry forms. NO NON-MEMBERS FEE!!! BO @ 9am, $5 exhibitions from 930am-1230pm. $10 Leadline/$20 Peewee Unassisted @ 1245pm (leadline followed by unassisted). Combined @ 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 follows barrels. Go to our website to download entry form and email it to

^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

Trinity Hill Farm Horse Show, Williamson County Expo Center, Taylor, TX. Central Texas Hunter Jumper Association recognized hunter jumper show with classes from cross rails to Open Jumper. FMI call 512-243-5235 or visit

^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, email:

^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 FMI call Barb at 210-213-8514 or email:

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:

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.

Anti-Gimmick Trail Challenge Series, Kutie Performance Horses, Bowie, TX. Clinician: Craig Johnson. Series Dates: 4/8, 5/27 and 6/17. Clinics are limited to 20 riders. Clinic and entry fees can be paid through PayPal @ or by check. Clinic 8-Noon, Lunch 12-1 provided by KPH. 1pm Competition. FMI call 940-841-0885 or visit or email:

^May 27-28, 2017

Old Glory 1 & 2 Endurance Ride, Davy Crockett National Forest, Kennard, TX. 25-mile rides start at 8am, 50-mile rides start at 7am. FMI contact Caryne Edwards at 830-660-5552, email: or visit

^ 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

You can fax your events to (210) 699-9928 or email to galloping(at)
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