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by Leslie Greco, Events Editor

“FREE” Basic Listing

Email your event dates to: events@horsebackmagazine.com    * INCLUDE: Category, Date, Name of Event, Location, Contact Info (Phone/Email)

Highlighting Texas & Oklahoma equine events with listings from ALL states welcome.  MENTION YOU READ THEIR LISTING ON HORSEBACK!

(Horseback Magazine is not responsible for errors or omissions)

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NOTE: CALL Before You Haul-due to weather or  land closings!!!

Listen to your Weather Channel as Tornado Season Approaches the Mid-western region and other areas in the USA.

NOTE: CALL Before You Haul-due to weather or land closings!!! NOTE: Las Colinas Equestrian Center is CLOSED.

November – December 2016

ONGOING EVENTS:

Team Roping: Every Saturday night 7 PM (Past animal shelter building) Foster Arena, Hwy. 177, OK. Email: drgetman@itlnet.net

Team Sorting Practice: Every Thursday night 6:30 PM. 3 miles south of Lindsay, OK. Hodie Estes (405) 756-6713

MONDAYS: Roping Practice, 6:30 PM, Brazos Trails Cowboy Church, Weatherford, TX Chris Watts (972) 841-1395

TUESDAYS: Team Roping practice, 7pm. Cowboy Sports Arena, Springtown, TX Jerry Don Galloway (936) 348-0943

TUESDAYS: Ranch cutting practice, 7pm. weather permitting. Brazos Trails Cowboy Church, Weatherford, TX Sammy Ellison (940) 867-3403

TUESDAYS: 4-D Barrel Jackpot, exhibitions 2-7 PM. Jackpot 7:30 PM. Somervell County Expo Center, Glen Rose, TX (254) 897-4509

THURSDAYS: Barrel Jackpot, exhibitions 6 PM. Open jackpot 8 PM. Collinsville Indoor Arena, Collinsville, TX. Jennifer Williams (214) 797-9723

THURSDAYS: Team Roping Practice. 7 PM. Cowboy Sports Arena, Springtown, TX Jerry Don Galloway (936) 348-0943

FRIDAYS: Stockyards Championship Rodeo. 8 PM. Cowtown Coliseum, Fort Worth, TX. (888) COWTOWN or (817) 625-1025

FRIDAYS: Open House & Tennessee Walking Horse Showcase, A Walking Horse Ranch, Terrell, TX. Dr. Marsha Miller DC (214) 799-3337

SATURDAYS: Stockyards Championship Rodeo. 8 PM. Cowtown Colisum, Fort Worth, TX. (888) COWTOWN or (817) 625-1025

SATURDAYS: Lessons by Christi Rains, Parelli Natural Horsemanship (4-Star Instructor) 9 AM – 4 PM. Glen Rose, TX (254) 897-7293

SUNDAYS: Lessons by Christi Rains Parelli Natural Horsemanship (4-Star Instructor), 9 AM – 4 PM. Glen Rose, TX (254) 897-7293

SUNDAYS: Smarty and Roping practice. 5:30 and 6 PM. Brazos Trail Cowboy Church, Weatherford, TX (817) 599-7377

MOUNTED EQUESTRIAN UNITS

The Young Guns are a dedicated group of young riders that enjoy competing in drill competitions, performing at rodeos and riding in parades and special events. The team practices in the Grand Saline & Lindale areas (Texas) We take entry level youth & advanced youth riders. To join the Young Guns Drill Team contact Sara Bass or Pam Bonner at (903) 963-1833 or email: ridethatponyfast@cs,com

MOUNTED SHOOTING:

NOV. 12-13: CMSA, Sin City Mounted Shooters, Hug-A Vet Day 1,2, Henderson Saddle Assoc.Arena, 6490 Wiesner Way, Henderson, NV (702) 355-2717

NOV. 26-27: Tombstone Ghost Riders, Helldorado, better late than never & No frills. Tombstone Livery, Tombstone, AZ 85638. Stalls (520) 457-3559 Email: torosen30@yahoo.com or call (520) 227-8911

DEC. 3: Texas Smokin’ Guns, at Dancing Oaks, 870 Gibtown Road, Poolville, TX 76487. Email: lciferni@msn.com (817) 368-0627

DEC. 17: Blazin’ Cajun Mounted Shooters, Jasper County Church, Shoot 1 & 2, 2200 W. Gibson, Jasper, TX 75951 Email: ranchgirl225@cox.net (337) 344-7952

DEC. 30: CMSA of Oklahoma, Friday night warm up, Miller Ranch Arena, 115 S. 7th, Jet, OK 73749. Stalls Deana (580) 554-4676 Info (580) 554-4676

DEC. 31-JAN. 1: Last Chance AQHA Qualifier New Years Shoot & New Years Shoot 2017. Miller Ranch Arena, 115 S. 7th, Jet, OK 73749 Email: tesau@att.net (580) 554-4676

JAN. 7-8, 2017: Colorado Regulators at National Western Stock Show, Western Complex, Humbolt Street, Denver, CO 80216. (303) 898-0784

JAN. 25: CMSA FWSSR Shoot Out – Lonestar Productions LLC. at Justin Arena, 3400 Burnett Tandy Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76107. Email: spankymike@texas.net (817) 219-6775

Send your mounted shooting event dates to: events@horsebackmagazine.com

Website link included in listing for $10. Call 281-447-0772

CLINICS, SEMINARS, FORUMS, WORKSHOPS, LEARNING CAMPS/All Disciplines

NOV. 11-12: Advanced Horsemanship Clinic with Jack Brainard & Donna Duvall, benefiting Lone Star Cowboy Church, Crossfire Arena, Whitesboro, TX. Bonnie Siegel (214) 707-1873

NOV. 12: Yount-Lee Equestrian Day, Spindletop/Gladys City Museum, Beaumont, TX (409) 880-1750

NOV. 18-20: Karen O’Connor Eventing Clinic, Holly Hill Farm, Benton, LA. Tracy Hewlett (318) 965-9480

Send your clinic/seminar dates to: events@horsebackmagazine.com

Website link included in listing for $10. Call 281-447-0772

HORSE SHOWS, ALL BREED SHOWS

NOV. 2-13: American Paint Horse Assoc. World Championship Show, Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth, TX APHA (817) 834-2742

NOV. 4-19: AQHA WORLD Championship SHOW, State Fair Park, Oklahoma City, OK AQHA (806) 376-4811

NOV. 6: Central Texas Arabian Horse Show Assoc. Open Show Series, Travis County Expo Center, Austin, TX Alison Cowden (512) 925-7479

NOV. 8-13: 2016 Color Breed Congress, Expo Square, Tulsa, OK (405) 491-0111

NOV. 12: Horseman’s Assoc. of Texoma Open Horse Show & Buckle Series, 9AM. Bar KR Arena, Pottsboro, TX. Stephanie Wessels (903) 449-9122

NOV. 18-20: Texas Rose Autumn Breed Show-All Breed/Working Equitation, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX. Kim Brunson (817) 683-8284

NOV. 19: 3rd Annual Crossroads Country Open Horse Show, Benefiting “At Risk Kids in Parker County”. 9AM. Willow Draw, Weatherford, TX. Barbara Vanhoozer (817) 597-0074

DEC. 1-4: North Texas Arabian Horse Club Shootout Show, Somervell County Expo Center, Glen Rose, TX Kristen Fisher (214) 284-7094

DEC. 3-4: Texas American Saddle Horse Assoc. Holiday Horse Show, Brazos County Expo Center, Bryan, TX (979) 823-3976

DEC. 9-10: Texas Quarter Horse Assoc. Introductory Show, Brazos County Expo Center, Bryan, TX (512) 458-5202

DEC. 10-11: Interscholastic Equestrian Assoc. Hunt Seat Show, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX Kim Brunson (817) 683-8284

JAN. 7-22, 2017: National Western Stock Show, National Western Complex, 4655 Humbolt St., Denver, CO 80216 (303) 299-5559

Send your horse show dates to: events@horsebackmagazine.com

Website link included in listing for $10. Call 281-447-0772

RODEO, TEAM ROPING, BARREL RACING, STEER WRESTLING, CALF ROPING-&-COWBOY RACES

ONGOING: Every Saturday Night at 7PM. Team Roping, Foster Arena, Hwy 177, Shawnee, OK (Past Animal Shelter Building) For more information email: drgetman@itlnet.net

ONGOING: Texas Barrel Racing Assoc. regular, every Thursday night, Jackpot race at Bob Ruffin Memorial Arena, Boyd, TX. Email txbarrelracing@yahoo.com (Kim Blair, Event Director) or Cell #817-313-1508

ONGOING: Friday Night Barrel Series through April 2013, Bridle Creek Ranch Arena, Sperry, OK Christy Pitts (918) 645-3568

ONGOING: Fort Worth Stockyards Friday Night Bull Riding, Fort Worth, TX Call ins Tues even. 7-9pm. (254) 371-7343 or (254) 582-7063

NOV. 9-13: Elite Rodeo Athletes World Championship, American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX (844) 372-8687

NOV. 10-13: 21st Annual WRCA World Championship Ranch Rodeo, Amarillo Civic Center Auditorium, Amarillo, TX. Tickets (806) 378-3096

NOV. 10-13: Elite Barrel Race, Extraco Events Center, Waco, TX (254) 776-1660

NOV. 18-20: Ranch Hand Festival & Rodeo, downtown King Ranch, JK Northway Coliseum, Kingsville, TX. (800) 333-5032

NOV. 19-20: NBHA District 9 Barrel Race, Taylor County Expo Center, Abilene, TX (325) 677-4376

NOV. 19-20: Ultimate Calf Roping, Taylor County Expo Center, Abilene, TX (325) 677-4376

NOV. 24-27: Rising Stars Calf Roping & Ultimate Calf Roping, Lazy E Arena, Guthrie, OK (800) 595-7433

NOV. 25-27: Big Loop, Big Money Team Roping, Brazos County Expo Center, Bryan, TX. Johnnie and Kathy Philipp (936) 878-2833

NOV. 26: Weatherford Comancheros Riding Club 3rd Annual Race for a Cause Barrel Race, WCRC Arena, Weatherford, TX. (817) 996-0474 or (817) 721-8057

DEC. 1-10: 2016 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Thomas and Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV PRCA (719) 593-8840

DEC. 10-11: NBHA District 9 Barrel Race, exhibitions 10AM-l:30PM. race 2PM. Taylor County Expo Center, Abilene, TX (325) 677-4376

DEC. 29-31: RAM Texas Circuit Finals Rodeo, 7:30PM, Extraco Events Center, Waco, TX (254) 776-1660

DEC. 31-JAN. 1: Brothers-N-Law Team Roping, Somervell County Expo Center, Glen Rose, TX Shane (903) 641-7381, Jason (903) 875-8601, or Kirby (903) 875-8130

Send your rodeo, roping, barrel racing dates to: events@horsebackmagazine.com

Website link included in listing for $10. Call 281-447-0772

CUTTING & REINING & REINED COWHORSE

NOV. 2-13: APHA World Champion Show Solid Paint Bred Reining & Reining Challenges, Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth, TX. Stalls: Karen Utecht (817) 222-6444 Secty: Candy Jebavy (817) 222-6416

NOV. 12-13: Bluebonnet CHA, Washington County Fairgrounds, Blue Bell Road, Brenham, TX. (979) 525-9700

NOV. 12-13: Sr. World Tour Horizon Yacht Bluebonnet CHA, Washington County Fairgrounds, Blue Bell Road, Brenham, TX (979) 525-9700

NOV. 13: PK at Weatherford at J5 North Ranch, 5301 FM 1885, Weatherford, TX 76088 (940) 550-8012

NOV. 13: Novice Youth PK at Weatherford at J5 North Ranch, 5301 FM 1885, Weatherford, TX 76088 (940) 550-8012

NOV. 17-DEC. 10: National Cutting Horse Assoc. FUTURITY, Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth, TX NCHA (817) 244-6188

NOV. 24-DEC. 3: NRHA North American Affiliate Championship, Okla. State Fairgrounds, Oklahoma City, OK. (Silver Spurs Equine Open, USA Reining, Invitational Freestyle) Mgr: Todd Knerr (614) 733-0386 Secty: Samantha Oldfield NRHA (405) 946-7400

NOV. 30: NRHA Shoot for the Stars, $20,000 Invitational Freestyle Reining, Jim Nordick Arena, Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, Oklahoma City, OK.(405) 946-7400

DEC. 28-JAN. 1, 2017: Abilene Winter Circuit at Taylor County Expo, 1700 Hwy. 36, Abilene, TX. (325) 583-2785

DEC. 28-31: Holiday In the Pen at Hopkins County Civic Center, 1200 Houston Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482 (936) 675-0675

DEC. 29-JAN. 1, 2017: CTCHA/3 Amigos, JB Wells Arena, 2301 CR 197, Gonzales, TX 78629 (210) 379-0450

DEC. 30-31: Lazy J New Years Blast at Lazy J Arena, 1419 W. 80 St. Stillwater, OK. Joel Lesh (405) 269-8425

DEC. 30-31: Southern Oklahoma CHA at Agriplex, Intersection of 377/99 & Richardson Loop, Ada, OK. (918) 344-0500

Send your cutting and reining event dates to: events@horsebackmagazine.com

Website link included in listing for $10. Call 281-447-0772

TEAM PENNING, RANCH SORTING & RANCH HORSE VERSATILITY

ONGOING: Friday Nights Arena Sorting, Hillbilly Arena, Muskogee, OK (918) 682-2581

Send your team penning/sorting & ranch horse event dates to: events@horsebackmagazine.com

Website link included in listing for $10. Call 281-447-0772

DRESSAGE & HUNTER-JUMPER SHOWS (+Fox Hunting and Hunter Paces)

NOV. 9-13: GSEC Autumn Classic USEF Premier Hunter Jumper Show, Great Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX. Amy Uniss-Coleman (281) 978-0767

NOV. 16-20: Great Southwest Equestrian Center Final Chase USEF Premier Hunter Jumper Show, Great Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX. Amy Uniss-Coleman (281) 978-0767

NOV. 26-27: Greater Houston Hunter Jumper Assoc. Fall Harvest/Fall Finale Show, Great Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX. Pauline Cook (281) 924-6579

DEC. 10-11: Houston Dressage Society Schooling Show Championships & Open Show, Great Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX Leslie Rohrer (713) 523-0448

Send your dressage/hunter/jumper dates to: events@horsebackmagazine.com

COMBINED TRAINING, HORSE TRIALS, CROSS COUNTRY, EVENTING:

NOV. 12-13: Texas Rose Horse Park Fall Horse Trials, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX D’Anne (903) 882-8696

Send your combined training, horse trials, Xcountry & eventing dates to: events@horsebackmagazine.com

TRAIL RIDES & COMPETITIVE/OBSTACLE TRAIL RIDES, ENDURANCE TRAIL RIDES

( Call -ACTHA HQ 877-992-2842 for information on future rides)

NOV. 11-13: OETRA Fall Color Ride, Cedar Lake Equestrian Camp, Hogden, OK. Web: OETRA or Email: milt@theinsoffice.com

NOV. 11-13: TETRA West Side Prairie Haynes Ranch RIDE, Killeen, TX. Debby Alley (512) 517-9476

NOV. 18-20: TETRA Wagon Wheel Ranch Trail Ride/Clinic/Ranch Penning Jackpot. Lometa, TX. Rusty Rodgers (512) 734-0234

DEC. 2-4: TETRA Christmas Ride and Party, Parrie Haynes Equestrian Center, Killeen, TX. Debby Alley (512) 517-9476

Send your trail ride events dates to: events@horsebackmagazine.com

BENEFIT TRAIL RIDES, CHARITY, BENEFIT SHOWS, FUNDRAISERS

Send your charity/benefit/fundraiser event dates to: events@horsebackmagazine.com

Website link included in listing for $10. Call 281-447-0772

GYMKHANA & PLAYDAYS & ROUNDUPS

NOV. 12: Weatherford Commancheros Riding Club Final Open Playday, 12 Noon.WCRC Arena, Weatherford, TX Varsi Klatzkin (817) 337-5076

Send your gymkhana & playday event dates to: events@horsebackmagazine.com

Website link included in listing for $10. Call 281-447-0772

DRIVING CLINICS, DRIVING SHOWS, CARRIAGE DRIVING

NOV. 12: Carriage Driving Learning Day sponsored by North Texas Whip, 9AM. Willow Draw Equestrian Center, Weatherford, TX. Laurie (940) 220-9981

Send your driving event dates to: events@horsebackmagazine.com

Website included in listing for $10. Call 281-447-0772

HORSE SALES, AUCTIONS & ADOPTIONS

Mondays: First Monday: Canton Horse Sale, tack 11:30am, horse sale follows. 8939 AE Hwy 20, Canton, TX (469) 595-6870 or (254) 744-5563.

Second Tuesday of Each Month: BLM Horse/Burro Auction, Pauls Valley, OK Wild Horse & Burro Program. (866) 468-7826

Last Thursday of Each Month: Sycamore Springs Ranch Arena Horse Sale, held at Sale Barn, 6 PM Tack & Equipment, horses to follow tack, no later than 7 PM. Between Locust Grove & Tahlequah, OK (5-1/2 miles south of Locust Grove off Hwy 82, 1/4 mile south on Rd. 442) Locust Grove, OK FMI call Jerry Rush (918) 760-4977 or Office (918) 598-3313

SATURDAYS: 4th Saturday, Mountain View Horse Sale. 3 PM. Mountain View, OK. Gary Lohman (580) 347-2146

1st & 3rd Weekend Every Month: Tulsa RV Ranch “Trade Days” – Doors Open 8 AM. Trader Days Auction 3rd Saturday every month. Silverado Smokehouse Family Restaurant now open. Highway 75 South (next to Duck Creek Casino) Beggs, OK (918) 267-7569

NOV. 25-26: 2016 Fall Spectacular Quarter & Paint Horse Sale, George H. Henderson Jr. Expo Center, Lufkin, OK. Premier Equine Auctions (337) 494-1333

DEC. 1-2-3, NRHA Futurity Sales, Marketplace, Futurity & Select, Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, Oklahoma City, OK. held during NRHA Futurity & Adequan North American Affiliate Championships. Tiffany Gonzales (405) 946-7400

Send your horse sale & auction dates to: events@horsebackmagazine.com

Website link included in listing for $10. Call 281-447-0772

EQUINE TRADE SHOWS, EQUINE FAIRS, EXPOS. STATE FAIRS

Send your trade show & equine fair event dates to: events@horsebackmagazine.com

Website link included in listing for $10. Call 281-447-0772

SPECIAL EVENTS

NOV. 13-14: 4th Annual Equest Men’s Auxillary Golf Classic and Veteran Tribute Dinner, honoring Equest Hooves For Heroes, Gleneagles Country Club, Plano, TX (972) 412-1099

NOV. 18-19: Pioneer Days, Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum, Cleburne, TX (817) 648-2815

DEC. 2-4: Christmas in Old Fort Concho, Fort Concho National Historic Landmark, San Angelo, TX (325) 481-2646

DEC. 3: Christmas in the Stockyards, 12 Noon-5PM. Stockyards National Historic District, Fort Worth, TX. (817) 625-9715

DEC. 9-10: Candlelight at the Ranch, 6PM-9PM, National Ranching Heritage Center, Lubbock, TX (806) 742-0498

DEC. 10: OETRA Christmas Party, silent auction & annual meeting, Location TBA. Web: Oetra.com

DEC. 10-11: Cowboy Christmas Classic Cheer and Dance, Lazy E Arena, Guthrie, OK (800) 595-7433

DEC. 15-17: Texas Cowboy’s Christmas Ball, 8PM-Midnight. Historic Pioneer Hall, Anson, TX. Chamber of Commerce (325) 823-3259

DEC. 17: Lazy E Arena Roper Appreciation Party, Lazy E Arena, Guthrie, OK (800) 595-7433

Send your special event dates to: events@horsebackmagazine.com

Website link included in listing for $10. Call 281-447-0772

SOCCER, DRILL TEAMS, POLO

Send your soccer/drill team/polo event dates to: events@horsebackmagazine.com

Website link included in listing for $10. Call 281-447-0772

CONFERENCES, CONVENTIONS, MEETINGS, EDUCATIONAL COURSES

DEC. 10: OETRA CHRISTMAS PARTY, Silent Auction & Annual Meeting. TBA. OETRA.com.

DEC. 12-13: COWBOY CHRISTMAS CLASSIC, Cheer & Dance. Lazy E Arena, Guthrie, OK. Web: lazye.com (800) 595-RIDE.

Fort Worth Dressage Club Monthly Meeting, 4th Mondaqy, 6:30 PM. Szechuan Chinese Restaurant, Fort Worth, TX Barbara (817) 441-7820

Send your conference/convention/meeting dates to: events@horsebackmagazine.com

Website link included in listing for $10. Call 281-447-0772

HORSE RACING

LONE STAR PARK at Grand Prairie, TX (Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex)

Phone: (972) 237-RACE or 7223

Sept. 16-Nov. 12: 2016 Fall Meeting of Champions for American Quarter Horses

Thursdays-Saturdays 6:35 PM.

lonestarpark.com

GILLESPIE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS, Class 3, Fredericksburg, TX

Phone: (830) 997-9334 (July-August)

gillespiefair.com

MANOR DOWNS at Manor, TX (East of Austin) CLOSED permanently

RETAMA PARK at Selma, TX (near San Antonio)

Phone: (210) 651-7200

Sept. 2-November 26:

Fall Thoroughbred Meet, Fridays & Saturdays. 6:45 PM.

SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK at Houston, TX

Phone: (281) 807-8700 – 800-807-7223

samhoustonracepark.com

SADDLE BROOK PARK at Amarillo, TX

Phone: (806) 359-9546

WILL ROGERS DOWNS at Claremore, OK

Phone: (918) 283-5500 (August-November)

cherokeecasino.com

REMINGTON PARK at Oklahoma City, OK

Phone: (405) 424-1000 – (405) 425-3235

2016 Thoroughbred Season: Wednesdays-Saturdays 7PM

August 12-December 11

remingtonpark.com

BLUE RIBBON DOWNS at Sallisaw, OK

Phone: (918) 775-7771

FAIR MEADOWS at Tulsa, OK

Phone: (918) 744-6999 – (918) 743-7223 (June-July)

fairmeadows.com

OAKLAWN, Hot Springs, Arkansas

Phone: (800) OAK LAWN