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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!

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

February – March 2017

ONGOING EVENTS: (Call to confirm)

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

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

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

SATURDAYS: Tejas Open Pro Rodeo, 7:30pm-9pm. followed by live music and dance. Tejas Rodeo Company (830) 980-2226

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

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:

FEB. 15-18: CMSA Bishops Trailer Sales Winter US Championship, Queen Creek, AZ (888) 960-0003

FEB. 17-19: Cowboy Mounted Shooters Freeze Out Shoot-Out, Brazos County Expo Center, Bryan, TX (888) 960-0003

MAR. 23-26: AQHA Cowboy Mounted Shooting World Championship, Reliant Center, Fannin Street, Houston, TX (888) 960-0003

MAR. 31-APRIL 2: Lazy E Mounted Shooting Classic, Lazy E Arena, Guthrie, OK (800) 595-7433

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

FEB. 18-19: Austin Dressage Unltd. 8th Annual Judging and Showing Skills Seminar with Lilo Fore, Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX. Carol Schmickrath (512) 863-5005

FEB. 23-26: Jeremy Steinberg Dressage Clinic, Oldebroek Tabor Sporthorses, Medina, TX. Tracy Augustine (830) 388-0451

FEB. 24-26: Anthony Desreaux Horsemanship Clinic, South Paw Ranch, Farmersville, TX. Patti Crow (214) 707-4187

FEB. 24-26: Lainey Asker Eventing Clinic, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX. (832) 600-1698

FEB. 25-26: Buck Davidson Eventing Clinic, Holly Hill Farm, Benton, LA. Tracy Hewlett (318) 965-9480

MARCH 3-5: A Legacy of Legends 7th Annual Gathering, colt starting & horsemanship. Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth, TX. Carolyn Hunt (208) 899-2098

MAR. 10-12: Buck Brannaman Foundation & Horsemanship I Clinic, Diamond T Arena, Denton, TX. Patti Crow (214) 707-4187

MAR. 17-19: Warwick Schiller Horsemanship & Problem Solving Clinic, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX. Don Scarborough (214) 243-9579

HORSE SHOWS, ALL BREED SHOWS

FEB. 24-26: Stock Horse of Texas Show, Taylor County Expo Center, Abilene, TX (855) 846-7468

FEB. 24-26: Big Country Quarter Horse Show, Extraco Ecents Center, Waco, TX (254) 776-1660

FEB. 26: Susar Farm 40th Anniversary Show, 9AM, Denton, TX Susan Mayo (940) 566-0630

MAR. 4: Chisholm Trail Stampede Open Horse Show Spring Series, 9AM. Shepherd’s Valley Cowboy Church, Alvarado, TX John Robker (817) 558-8780

MAR. 10-11: Hunt County Horseman’s Assoc. Open & AQHA Show, Hopkins County Civic Center, Sulphur Springs, TX Angie Middleton (214) 641-9582

MAR. 10-12: College Preparatory Invitational Horse Show, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX Lindsay Martin (786) 369-9040

MAR. 10-12: 20th Annual Horse O’Rama (Texas A&M AgriLife exten Tarrant County) John Justin Arena, Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth, TX. Free spectators. Open All Breed Horse Show. Showmanship Clinics. Trade Show. High Pt. Buckles awarded. For sponsorship or trade show info: email-pepperh09@gmail.com. For entries: Veronica Cabral (817) 884-1946

MAR. 17-19: Legacy Arabian Horse Club Cowtown Classic, Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth, TX (817) 319-9815

MAR. 17-19: Southwest Miniature Horse Club Show, Somervell County Expo Center, Glen Rose, TX (254) 897-4509

MAR. 18: Spring Buckle Series, Indoor Arena, Bryan County Fairgrounds, Durant, OK. Open all breed show. Rachel Rawls (580) 916-1378

MAR. 18-19: Premier Pinto Classic, Mustang Arena, Expo Square, Tulsa, OK. Pinto & Open classes for all breeds. http://oklahomapinto.com

MAR. 23-26: 2017 Road to the Horse World Championship of Colt Starting, Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, KY. Tickets (877) 772-5425

MAR. 25: Lone Star Arabian Horse Club Spring Fest, Mystic Acres Arena, Terrell, TX. Sharon Behringer (972) 524-9791

MAR. 26: Susar Farm Open Horse Shows, 9AM. Denton, TX. Susan Mayo (940) 566-0630

APRIL 1: Chisholm Trail Stampede Open Horse Show Spring Series, 9 AM. Shepherd’s Valley Cowboy Church, Alvarado, TX. John Robker (817) 558-8780

APR. 2: River Run Farm Spring Schooling Show, River Run Farm, Tulsa, OK Web: goshow.org

APR. 7-8: Hunt County Horseman’s Assoc. Open & AQHA Show, Hopkins County Civic Center, Sulphur Springs, TX Angie Middleton (214) 641-9582

APR. 8: Lone Star Arabian Horse Club Open Show, Mystic Acres Arena, Terrell, TX. Sharon Behringer (972) 524-9791

APR. 8-9: All Breeds Welcome-Oklahoma Buckskin Horse Assoc (OBHA) ABRA & All breed classes. Covered Arena, Expo Center, Claremore, OK Dinah Coop (918) 232-0432

APR. 8-9: Texas POA Family Fun Open Horse Shows, Hopkins County Civic Center, Sulphur Springs, TX. Free clinic Fri. night 4/7 from 7-9PM. Web: TexasPOA.com

APR. 9: MHCT Open Horse Show Buckle Series, 8:30 AM. Myers Park & Event Center, McKinney, TX. Steve Klonowski (972) 843-0377 or Virginia Norris (972) 658-6456

APR. 9: Cadence Spring Schooling Show, Cadence Equestrian center, Edmond, OK. Web: goshow.org

APR. 15: Spring Buckle Series, Indoor Arena, Bryan County Fairgrounds, Durant, OK Open all breed show. Rachel Rawls (580) 916-1378

APR. 30: Susar Farm Open Horse Shows, 9AM. Denton, TX. Susan Mayo (940) 566-0630

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

FEB. 10-12: U.S. Team Roping Championships, Brazos Valley Classic, Brazos County Expo Center, Bryan, TX. (254) 968-0002

FEB. 10-12: World Series of Team Roping Red Dirt Classic, Lazy E Arena, Guthrie, OK (800) 595-7433

FEB. 10-12: VIP Team Roping, Somervell County Expo Center, Glen Rose, TX (254) 897-4509

FEB. 11-12: Original Team Roping Assoc., Taylor County Expo Center, Abilene, TX (806) 499-3584

FEB. 17-19: Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo, Los Fresnos, TX (855) 537-6336

FEB. 17-MARCH 5: 73rd Annual Matagorda County Fair, Livestock Show & Rodeo, Bay City, TX (979) 245-2454

FEB. 18-19: Ultimate Calf Roping, Taylor County Expo Center, Abilene, TX (806) 349-3925

FEB. 21-25: The Patriot Event, Team Roping, Tie-down roping, Mounted shooting, Barrel racing. Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth, TX (417) 547-3406

MAR. 3-5: KK Productions Barrel Race, Brazos County Expo Center, Bryan, TX (979) 823-3976

MAR. 3-5: 2017 Cinch Timed Event Championship, Lazy E Arena, Guthrie, OK (800) 595-7433

MAR. 3-5: GSEC Great Escape Winter Slide, Greater Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX Amy Uniss (281) 978-0767

MAR. 3-5: D&D Barrel Race, Extraco Events Center, Waco, TX (254) 776-1660

MAR. 4-5: Original Team Roping Assoc., Taylor County Expo Center, Abilene, TX. OTRA (806) 499-3584

MAR. 7-26: HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW & RODEO, NRG Park, Houston, TX (832) 667-1000

MAR. 8-19: Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show & Rodeo, 1000 N. Texas Ave., Mercedes, TX (956) 565-2456

MAR. 11-12: Ultimate Calf Roping, Somervell County Expo Center, Glen Rose, TX (806) 349-3925

MAR. 11-25: RODEO AUSTIN 2017, Travis County Expo Center, Austin, TX (512) 919-3000

MAR. 16-19: Goliad County Fair & Rodeo, Goliad Co. Fairgrounds, Goliad, TX (361) 645-8204

MAR. 16-20: Champion of Champions Invitational Team Roping, Brazos County Expo Center, Bryan, TX Philipp Ranch (936) 878-2833

MAR. 17-19: US Team Roping Championships, Oklahoma Winter Classic, Lazy E Arena, Guthrie, OK (800) 595-7433

MAR. 18-19: Ultimate Calf Roping, Taylor County Expo Center, Abilene, TX (806) 349-3925

MAR. 23-25: Young County Rodeo, Young County Arena, Graham, TX (940) 521-0434 or (940) 550-8790

MAR. 23-25: Nacogdoches Pro Rodeo & Steer Show, Nacogdoches Co. Exposition & Civic Center, Nacogdoches, TX (936) 564-0849

MAR. 24-26: Southwest Best Barrel Racing, Taylor County Expo Center, Abilene, TX. Amanda Earles (325) 513-9994

MAR. 30-APRIL 1: 75th Annual ABC Pro Rodeo, City Bank Coliseum, Lubbock, TX. (806) 252-8792

MAR. 30-APRIL 8: Walker County Fair & Rodeo, Walker County Fairgrounds, Huntsville, TX (936) 291-8763

MAR. 31-APRIL 9: Montgomery County Fair & Rodeo, Lone Star Convention & Expo Center, Conroe, TX. (936) 760-3631

APRIL 7-9: Brother-N Laws Team Roping, Somervell County Expo Center, Glen Rose, TX. (254) 897-4509

CUTTING & REINING & REINED COWHORSE

FEB. 10-18: National Reined Cow Horse Assoc. Celebration of Champions, Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth, TX NRCHA (940) 488-1500

FEB. 17-19: Warm-Up Reining, Extgraco Events Center, Waco, TX (254) 776-1660

MAR. 3-5: GSEC, Great Escape Winter Slide, Greater Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX Amy Uniss (281) 978-0767

MAR. 24-APRIL 15: National Cutting Horse Assoc. Super Stakes & Super Stakes Classic, Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth, TX NCHA (817) 244-6188

APRIL 11-23: National Reining Breeders Classic, Great Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX. Cheryl Cody (580) 759-3939

TEAM PENNING, RANCH SORTING & RANCH HORSE VERSATILITY

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

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

FEB. 8-12: Texas Winter Series II USEF Premier Hunter Jumper Show, Greater Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX Amy Uniss (281) 978-0767

FEB. 15-19: Texas Winter Series III USEF Premier Hunter Jumper Show, Greater Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX Amy Uniss (281) 978-0767

FEB. 18-19: Austin Dressage Unltd. 8th Annual Judging and Showing Skills Seminar with Lilo Fore, Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX. Carol Schmickrath (512) 863-5005

FEB. 22-26: Texas Winter Series IV USEF Premier Hunter Jumper Show, Greater Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX Amy Uniss (281) 978-0767

MAR. 2-5: Blue Ribbon Spring Festival Hunter Jumper Show, Somervell County Expo Center, Glen Rose, TX David Morse (469) 223-3283

MAR. 4-5: Emerald Dressage Classic, Greater Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX Mariltyn Kulifay (713) 861-0761

MAR. 11-12: GSEC/ Greater Houston Junter Jumper Assoc. Spring Show, Greater Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX Amy Uniss (281) 978-0767

MAR. 18-19: North Texas Hunter Jumper Club Benefit Show, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX. D’Anne (903) 882-8696

MAR. 21-APRIL 2: PIN OAK CHARITY HORSE SHOW, Greater Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX (713) 621-6290

MAR. 25-26: Fort Worth Dressage Club Cowtown Dressage I & II, Somervell County Expo Center, Glen Rose, TX Barbara Harty (817) 312-9242

MAR. 25-26: Dallas Hunter Jumper Scholarship Circuit Season Opener, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX. D’Anne (903) 882-8696

APRIL 5-9: Spring Gathering Charity Hunter Jumper Show, Great Southwest Equestrian Center, Katy, TX. Amy Uniss (281) 978-0767

APR. 7-9: Texas Dressage Classic I & II, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX. D’Anne (903) 882-8696

COMBINED TRAINING, HORSE TRIALS, CROSS COUNTRY, EVENTING:

FEB. 19: Oklahoma Eventing Circuit Combined Training Show, Celtic Cross Equestrian Center, 1400 E. Cedar Lane, Norman, OK 73026 Tori Medlock (405) 641-6607

FEB. 25: Open Horse Show Buckle Series, Celtic Cross Equestrian Center, 1400 E. Cedar Lane, Norman, OK 73026 Tori Medlock (405) 641-6607

MAR. 18-19: The Spring Social Event USEA Horse Trials, MeadowCreek Park, Kosse, TX (713) 545-0955

APRIL 1-2: Texas Rose Horse Park Spring Horse Trials, Texas Rose Horse Park, Tyler, TX. D’Anne (903) 882-8696

APR. 8: Pine Hill Spring Horse Trials, Bellville, TX Ruth Cooper Sawin (979) 865-5591

APR. 8-9: Spring Horse Trials at Quail Run, Bartonville, TX. Jan Walling (940) 597-1033

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

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

FEB. 18-25: Okla. Equestrian Trail Riders Assn (OETRA) Cedar Lake Work Week, come when you can 1st or 2nd weekend. Teri Wyatt email: tnwalkinghorsegirl@yahoo.com

MAR. 3-9: The Original Texas Star Trail from Fredericksburg. 13th Annual Ride (112 miles) Fredericksburg, TX-Luckenbach, Stonewall, Johnson City, Blanco, Fischer, Wimberley, Driftwood. Go through more than 20 Hill Country ranches, including LBJ Ranch. Bill Harrison, Trail Boss. (512) 791-2503

MAR. 17-19: OETRA Just for Fun Ride, Potluck on Saturday. Bell Cow Lake (spring break) Chandler, OK. Make reservation through City of Chandler, OK.

MAR. 18: Lake Carl Blackwell Equestrian Trails, Work Day. Stillwater, OK

MAR. 24-26: Texas Equestrian Trail Riders Assoc, Hillard Ranch Trail Ride, Buckholtz, TX TETRA (512) 517-9476

MAR. 24-APRIL 2: OETRA Robbers Cave Work Week. OK. Lesa O’Hair email: eatupwithgaite@yahoo.com

BENEFIT TRAIL RIDES, CHARITY, BENEFIT SHOWS, FUNDRAISERS

MARCH 31-APRIL 2: TETRA Benefit Trail Ride for Hill Country State Natural Area, Bandera State Park, Bandera, TX Roy Blevins (830) 329-3244

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

GYMKHANA & PLAYDAYS & ROUNDUPS

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

DRIVING CLINICS, DRIVING SHOWS, CARRIAGE DRIVING

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

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

MAR. 2-4: Wild Horse & Burro Program, Taylor County Expo Center, Abilene, TX.(325) 677-4376

MAR. 10-11: Premier Equine Auctions Spring Spectacular Quarter & Paint Horse Sale, George H. Henderson Jr. Expo Center, Lufkin, TX (Catalog Deadline Feb. 1) Mike Pedersen (337) 494-1333

EQUINE TRADE SHOWS, EQUINE FAIRS, EXPOS. STATE FAIRS

FEB. 24-26: EQUIFEST in Topeka, Kansas. https://equifestofks.com

MAR. 10-12: 20th Annual Horse O’Rama (Texas A&M AgriLife exten) John Justin Arena, Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth, TX. Free spectators. Open All Breed Horse Show. Showmanship Clinics. Trade Show. High Pt. Buckles awarded. For sponsorship or trade show info: email-pepperh09@gmail.com. For entries: Veronica Cabral (817) 884-1946

SPECIAL EVENTS

FEB. 24-25: 31st Annual Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Sul Ross State University, Alpine, TX. (432) 837-2326

SOCCER, DRILL TEAMS, POLO

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

CONFERENCES, CONVENTIONS, MEETINGS, EDUCATIONAL COURSES

FEB. 24-27: American Paint Horse Assoc. 2017 Convention and Annual Youth Leadership Conference, DFW Westin Hotel, Irving, TX. APHA (817) 834-2742

MAR. 17-20: American Quarter Horse Assoc. Annual Convention, Grand Hyatt, San Antonio, TX. AQHA (806) 376-4811

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

HORSE RACING

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

Phone: (972) 237-RACE or 7223

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

SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK at Houston, TX

Phone: (281) 807-8700 – 800-807-7223

JAN. 20-MARCH 14, 2017. Thoroughbred Meet, Fridays 7 PM & Saturdays 6 PM.

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

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