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Secret Powers Within You By Julie Goodnight | https://juliegoodnight.com/ It should go without saying that training and riding a thousandpound flight animal is complicated – it's the only sport I know of that involves interspecies teamwork. Riding is a partnership of two athletes – horse and human – each with their own balance, emotionality, and willfulness. Learning to ride a horse confidently and securely with finesse and poise in all situations can take years, if not decades, to master. Aside from heels up and hands too high, looking down is one of the most common errors I see riders make, regardless of their riding discipline or experience level. Riders everywhere tend to focus down on the horse's neck as they ride – when they are thinking too hard, nervous, concerned about the horse, learning, or concentrating on something new. If you think about it, how well you use your eyes is critical in most athletic endeavors, especially those involving balance and movement, like horseback riding. If balance, accuracy, and focus are needed to win the game, your eyes are your secret weapon. Learning to keep your eyes level and softly focused on a distant target is critical to your balance, whether you are riding a precise pattern on a horse, executing a floor routine in gymnastics, or riding single-track on a mountain bike. Having a soft, far-off focus when riding helps you stay in balance with the horse and know where you are going. Turning with Your Eyes: Horses communicate primarily with gestures and postures They are herd animals that react to the focus and emotions of their herd mates – if one horse suddenly turns its head and gazes off in the distance, all the horses will turn their head to look. It's an instinctive trait of survival. Handling a horse from the ground, using your eyes and body language appropriately communicates the direction you want the horse to go and your confidence and authority as the leader. Communicating intentionally with your eyes may mean glancing in the direction you want the horse to turn, averting your gaze when you want the horse to come to you, or staring it directly in the eyes if you want to drive the horse forward or establish boundaries. Sitting atop the horse, with a great deal of connectivity through your seat, legs, and hands, using your eyes deliberately when you want to turn or go straight, sends directional cues to the horse. Right now, sit up straight in a chair, with your feet underneath you, equal weight on two seat bones, shoulders over your hips, abs engaged, chin up and eyes level. Imagine a Marionette string at the top of your head, lifting you up, lengthening your spine, centering your weight. This is the balanced position we aim for on the horse. Now imagine you have a neck brace and body cast on, and the only way to look to the right is to slowly twist your shoulders and torso. Feel the changes in your body, from your head all the way down to your feet. Just by simply looking in the direction you want to go, the horse receives the correct cues from your seat, legs and hands. Horses communicate within the herd through glances, gestures, and focus. When riders use their eyes deliberately, consistently and with meaning, the horse learns to rely on the rider's eyes for communication too. The Mind, Body, Spirit Connection: Because the mental, physical, and emotional states of our being are interconnected, you cannot APRIL 2021 • C & C PUBLISHING, INC. ©2021

have a thought without having a physical reaction. Famously, this is what we mean by “thinking a horse into the canter.” To the sensitive, high-energy horse, the rider merely thinks about the motion, which causes minute changes that the sensitive horse receives as a cue to go. There is also a connection between your physicality and your emotions. It is not hard to know if a person is sad, angry, or frightened, just by looking at their body language. The reverse works as well! It has been proven by science that when people put themselves in certain confident-looking postures, they feel more confident. Try the Superman pose and see how you feel. On the contrary, when negative emotions like fear and frustration take root, riders tend to stare down at their hands, shutting down focus. The simple act of looking up and focusing on the environment around you, engages your mind and body in a positive direction and keeps negative emotions in check. Because horses are so adept at reading body language and adopting the emotions of the animals around them, using your eyes to show confidence and assuredness can have a calming influence on your horse. In the presence of a human that looks confident and incharge, the horse is less likely to challenge authority. All that starts with your eyes. The Enemy: If consciously using your eyes to communicate direction, confidence, and determination is your super-power, then looking down at the horse's neck is the Kryptonite that drags you down. We've established that in most sports, what you do with your eyes is important, sometimes critical. But with riding, it not only erodes your communication, confidence, and authority with the horse, it also has negative effects on the horse's athletic performance. Horses are naturally heavy on the forehand, yet all their power comes from behind – it's like a 2-wheel-drive pickup in the snow. When riders focus down at the horse's neck, it automatically brings their weight forward, weighting the forehand even more. To re-balance the horse onto its hindquarters for more power and athleticism (aka collection), the rider must first look up and find the balanced (vertical) position, engage her core, elevate the forehand and drive the hind-end up underneath the horse. Looking down makes all that impossible. Another negative side-effect of looking down is that the riders get their shoulders in front of their hips, closing the pelvis joint and losing range-of-motion. This leads to tension in the hips and boun(14) WWW.SADDLEUPMAG.COM


cing on the horse's back – what we fondly refer to as “butt slapping.” A hollowed back in the rider leads to a raised head and hollowed back in the horse. Perhaps the most devastating effect on the horse's performance that looking down causes is a loss of connection between horse and rider. Feeling the horse's rhythm, centering yourself, finding an effortless balance with the horse, communicating with finesse, will only happen when the rider's eyes are up, with a far-off/soft focus. The Eyes Are The Window To Your Soul: Horses are exceptionally keen at reading and understanding the human's confidence, intention, determination, and authority (or lack thereof). Often it is the person's eyes that give them away – looking down, lost in thought, their brain shutting down, missing opportunities to connect. This is not the picture of confident leadership. Around horses, we like to say, “Fake it 'til you make it,” because even if you feel weak on the inside, you can fool your horse by looking up and displaying strong body language on the outside. These are acting skills that can hugely impact the behavior of a horse and your eyes are the key that unlocks that door. A simple thing like looking where you are going (a good idea, since you are the one steering), instead of staring down at your hands, makes you feel more confident and indicates your intention. Looking confidently beyond a scary obstacle lets the horse know you are determined and confident to cross it, while staring directly at the scary thing may validate the horse's fear. Honestly, horses are more aware of the riders' intention and determination than they are. Horses are masters at reading body language and your eyes and focus are dead giveaways. Keeping your

eyes up, taking in information in the ever-changing environment and deliberately conveying your intention with your eyes will unleash your secret powers and will propel your horsemanship to new heights. About Julie Goodnight: Julie Goodnight is the host and producer of Horse Master, a popular how-to horse training series that aired weekly for more than a decade, with 260 episodes. She now travels the world to produce compelling horse TV, and educates horse owners, sharing her no-nonsense horsemanship with riders of all disciplines.She and her husband reside near Salida, Colorado. Visit www.JulieGoodnight.com/Events to see where Julie's headed next and explore her training library of articles and videos at www.JulieGoodnight.com/Academy. Stay in touch by following @JulieGoodnight on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

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Digging Deep By Kimberly Cardeccia | ConfidenceThroughConnection.com Sometimes, or maybe most of the time when we work with horses, our path of progress is far from neat and orderly. What we think would be our next step often gets derailed as we meet the horse in front of us where they are. Missy recently offered me a great example of this. On her energetic rehab journey, Missy has given me many opportunities to learn and self-regulate. She is a mare that has a hard time feeling safe and secure. Often times in the horse world, this will cause a horse to be labelled a bad actor and corrected for the undesired behaviour. I call this a Swiss cheese situation – holes in the foundation. Last fall, when the weather started getting colder, Missy stopped being able to load on a trailer easily. She also had a very difficult time being still and not seeking comfort by getting in your personal space. It's true that these behaviours are undesirable. Yet, they really are the indicators that she was struggling with feeling secure. When we work with horses, we won't always know why they react the way they do. With practice at letting our human logic blur and not lead the way, we can increase our ability to figure out why they are giving us certain responses. But it really doesn't matter why they are behaving the way they are in our energetic rehab work. What does matter is that we notice that our horses are struggling with accepting our invitations and adjust our invitations to those that they can accept. In addition to some of the challenges I shared before that Missy was having, she also started reacting more to the contact of a lead rope or rein. By “contact” I'm referring to a light connection, not a tight rope or hard pull. That type of connection that causes you to feel that you're on the same page with your horse. Even though it didn't always make logical sense, or feed my desire for progress, I made sure that I met Missy where she was. If she took her nose the slightest bit away from the halter when I held it out to ask if she could put it on, I paused. I waited until she offered to put it on by either poking it with her nose or tilting her nose at least slightly in the direction of me and the halter when I went to put it on her. Paying a lot of attention to her response, especially when there was a positive change, helped me to build rapport with Missy and start to earn her trust. One day after I took the halter off of her after her rehab session, I had the idea to put my hands lightly on the sides of her face. I put them very lightly in between the corners of her mouth and the jaw bone on either side. Missy tried to move away, but I kept my hands there until she gradually stood still and eventually licked and chewed. I took my hands off her face when she released like that, and stepped back to take a little pressure off of her. After she licked and chewed, she came toward me and put her face on my hands. That felt like she was asking for a little more, and helped me feel like I had read her need correctly. I was pretty excited over this discovery. Helping her release that tension and resistance could make a big difference in how she responds to connection around her face. At the time I am writing this, things are improving, but they aren't finished. Actually, with Missy, I don't know if there ever will be a “done.” Maybe that really goes with any horse. APRIL 2021 • C & C PUBLISHING, INC. ©2021

Missy and I both encourage you to be curious about your horse's responses. When they don't match our desired outcome, it can help your horse to adjust your goal. If we treat their choices as communication, we can make big strides in developing a trusting partnership with our horse. And isn't that truly the end goal? Missy and I thank you for reading and considering. Kimberly Cardeccia is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has loved horses for as long as she can remember and has over 35 years of horse experience. She combines her professional skills with her passion for horses in order to help individuals surpass the mental and emotional blocks that continue to limit their experience of life. For more information, please visit Hidden Promise's website at: https://confidencethroughconnection.com/

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Core Equine Diseases By Valley Vet Supply | https://www.valleyvet.com/ Are you aware of the core and risk-based equine diseases that could be threatening your horse's health? Learn About Core Equine Diseases Every horse, every spring deserves to be protected against the five core equine diseases, which include: Eastern equine encephalomyelitis (EEE) and western equine encephalomyelitis (WEE), Rabies, Tetanus and West Nile Virus. Why do experts recommend horses be vaccinated against these five diseases? All horses can be exposed to wildlife and mosquitoes that transmit core equine diseases. Core vaccinations are recommended for all horses because the diseases are prevalent; highly infectious; have the potential to cause serious disease or death; pose a threat to human health; or are required by law. The core vaccination guidelines were created by the American Association of Equine Practitioners, the leading group of equine veterinarians. Eastern and Western Equine Encephalomyelitis: Eastern equine encephalomyelitis (EEE) and western equine encephalomyelitis (WEE) are viral diseases that attack your horse's nervous system. The risk of exposure to the virus varies from year to year with changes in the distribution of mosquitoes as well as birds and rodents that serve as virus reservoirs, but all horses are potentially at risk. West Nile: West Nile virus causes inflammation of the central nervous system. Transmitted by mosquitoes, which feed on infected birds, horses are at the highest risk for contracting West Nile virus during peak mosquito season occurring July through October in the United States. Because the virus has been identified in the entire continental United States, as well as Mexico and Canada, all horses are con-sidered at risk. Rabies: This equine neurologic disease is caused by a virus in the saliva of infected animals, usually transmitted through a bite. Once inside the horse, the rabies virus travels up the nerves to the brain, where the disease progresses rapidly and is always fatal. As a zoonotic disease, rabies presents a risk of disease transmission to humans. Annual vaccination is critical to help protect horses and those who care for them. Tetanus: All horses are at risk for developing tetanus, a potentially fatal bac-terial disease caused by Clostridium tetani. Present in the intestinal tract and feces of horses, other animals and humans, the bacteria can be abundant in the soil. Bacterial spores can survive in the environment for years, creating a constant risk for horses and for people. Learn About Common Risk-Based Equine Diseases If your horse falls into any of the categories outlined below, he may benefit from vaccinations against risk-based diseases, such as equine influenza, equine herpesvirus (rhinopneumonitis), leptospirosis, strangles and Potomac horse fever: Younger than 6 or older than 15 years old, travels off-property, stabled in a boarding barn or with horses that travel off-property Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis (VEE): Like core equine diseases EEE and WEE, VEE is also transmitted by mosquitoes (and sometimes other blood-sucking insects) to horses from wild birds or rodents. VEE mortality rates can reach up to 80 percent. The disease occurs in South and Central America, and although VEE has APRIL 2021 • C & C PUBLISHING, INC. ©2021

not been diagnosed in the US for more than 40 years, disease risks remain, especially for competition horses. Equine influenza: Equine influenza is one of the most common respiratory diseases in horses, spreading by aerosol transmission (coughing or sneezing) from horse to horse in distances as far as 50 yards. Like humans with a cold, horses may experience dry cough, nasal discharge, fever, depression, and loss of appetite. Equine herpesvirus: Equine herpesvirus is most commonly seen in weanlings, yearlings and young horses entering training or those exposed to other horses through boarding or transport. Equine herpesvirus poses severe risks, including respiratory infection as well as abortion, birth of weak, non-viable foals, and can lead to neurologic disease. Leptospirosis: Horses can become infected with leptospirosis when exposed to Leptospira bacteria in urine from contaminated soil, bedding, feed and water. The bacteria penetrate the mucous membranes of the eyes or mouth or enter through skin abrasions. Once in the bloodstream, leptospires can concentrate in the kidneys, be shed in the urine and cause serious medical problems. Additionally, Leptospirosis outbreaks may be related to rainfall. Heavy rainfall can increase the risk of leptospiral abortions in pregnant mares by as much as 3.7 times, with losses as high as $4.2 million for the Thoroughbred breed alone. Strangles: Strangles in horses is caused by the bacteria Streptococcus equi (S. equi). It is a highly contagious upper respiratory disease most common in young horses. It also has several potentially fatal complications and the capability to cause persistent infections in populations of asymptomatic carrier horses. Strangles can spread quickly and easily through a barn or herd because of its ability to be transmitted through direct animal-to-animal contact or by objects such as bridles, buckets or human hands. Potomac Horse Fever: Potomac horse fever can impact horses of all ages, resulting in mild colic, fever and severe diarrhea. The disease also can cause abortion in pregnant mares. The disease is seasonal, occurring between late spring and early fall in temperate areas, with most cases in July, August and September with the onset of hot weather. Help protect your horse through vaccination against core and riskbased diseases. Visit https://www.valleyvet.com/ to learn more.

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Attaching Leads to a Rope Halter By Robert Eversole | www.TrailMeister.com Leading is a basic skill for riders and horses and mules. But before we lead the animal, we've got to halter it and then attach a lead rope to that halter. Here are 6 different ways to do so. How we connect our lead rope to our halter is an important consideration. We want it to stay on, yet be easy to disconnect whenever we want. Here are the methods that I know to accomplish this. Loop to Loop – I like leads that have an eye loop already spliced in. With this I can very quickly and easily tie in and out. If your lead doesn't have a loop you're still in luck. First, leads without loops are usually less expensive and second, the knots are super easy to tie. Square Knot – I like using a square knot because the tag end of the lead points down and away from my animal. I remember this knot by tracing a rabbit coming out of his hole, around the tree, and back down the hole. Does that remind you of another knot? It should! The bowline knot also uses a rabbit mnemonic to help teach how to tie it. “Up through the rabbit hole, round the big tree; down through the rabbit hole and off goes he.” The Sheet Bend and It's Family – For me the sheet bend is where it's at for tying onto a halter because it is the exact same knot that we use to tie the crown of the rope halter. You ARE tying your rope halter properly aren't you? Only having to remember one knot is a good thing. The Double Sheet Bend – If you want a little more heft to the knot or want to be doubly sure it won't come undone, you can wrap the lead around the loop an extra time before tucking it under. I've heard more than one clinician claim this as their special knot and even named it after themselves. I don't have that big of an ego. And by the way, it can be found described in a book printed way back in 1774. The Halter Hitch – For a quick release version tie a single sheet bend with a bight or slippery hitch. I don't like this method because it makes for a big wad of material, but it does come undone in a jiffy. I'll be real honest here – generally when I'm camping or riding, I'll just clip the lead to the halter. It's quick and easy. When I'm camping I'm prone to using a locking carabineer instead of weaker snaps. Yes, hardware can give conflicting cues, but let's face it, quiet hands on your part can help cure that. My biggest reason not to use hardware is that it is ALWAYS the weakest part of the connection.

No matter what type of clip or snap you use it can and will break, or you can lose it. It is for this reason that we should all know different ways to tie that lead onto the halter. For more practical information on trail riding and camping with stock, as well as the world’s largest guide to horse trails and www.TrailMeister.com camps, visit us online at...

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Dealing with Equine Gender Issues By Dr. Joanna Bronson | http://bronsonvetservices.com/ Some horse owners have a preference for geldings over mares, as mares can be “testy” during their heat cycles. Some even prefer stallions. Understanding the sexual orientation of horses helps with gender management. Stallions are not for amateurs. Due to their breeding instincts, they can be dangerous. They can display physical aggression with peers and humans. In season, they emit loud piercing vocalizations, make efforts to mount female horses, masturbate, and even occasionally self-mutilate out of frustration. If a stallion is not used for breeding, castration helps male horses concentrate and get rid of unnecessary frustration and distraction. The recommended age to geld a male horse is when he is young, so he doesn't have time to develop stallion-like behaviors. Older horses can be gelded, but if they have been acting like a stallion for several years, these behaviors may not completely go away. Horses over the age of 20 are usually only castrated for health reasons. When a male horse is gelded, his testicles (the source of the male hormone testosterone) are removed. Colts in utero carry high testosterone levels. The mare's pregnancy hormones also stimulate his gonads, so the fetus’ testes are pumping a lot of male hormones (androgens). These androgens work on the colt's brain to help masculinize it. The result of this early influence causes some geldings to behave like stallions, exhibiting such behavior as curling their top lip (which is called the flehmen response), trying to breed mares, fighting with other geldings and acting aggressively towards people, possibly attacking foals, and/ or herding mares. Geldings usually display more tractable behaviors, but some geldings may continue to act “studdy” even after castration. This stallion-like behavior can appear at any time, and even into their teen years. Two theories might help explain this latent development. One is attributed to a possible tumor on the pituitary gland which excretes hormones that stimulate aggressive sexual behavior. Another theory suggests that older geldings may gain increased confidence and social rank with age, thus becoming more dominant in herd situations, and more aggressive in the presence of mares. In some instances, a gelding may not have been completely gelded, a condition termed cryptorchid where one testicle has failed to drop into the scrotum. Often these horses demonstrate the physical traits of a stallion such as a thickened neck. A blood test can determine if there is testicular tissue in the abdomen. Cryptorchid testicles should be removed as the trait is genetic and the testicles can become cancerous. There is an old belief that geldings that exhibit aggressive behavior may have been “Proud Cut” (a failure to remove all the tissue involved with the gonads). These geldings may also exhibit stallionlike behavior. Medications can help reduce a gelding's anxiety, however, an aggressive horse, either male or female is best kept away from a mixed herd. Mares have heat cycles lasting around 21 days. However, the mare will only be in heat (estrus) for 5-7 of those days. The time of year impacts this cycle as most mares go into a dormant period with the APRIL 2021 • C & C PUBLISHING, INC. ©2021

decreasing daylight hours beginning in late fall. In early spring, the mares start cycling again. There is a transitional period in the early spring, when mares begin showing signs of estrus lasting 2 weeks instead of the normal 5-7 days. During this time, mares do not complete the heat cycle with ovulation, as estrogen is being produced by immature follicles. Once they start ovulating, their cycles become more regular. Not all mares demonstrate “mare behavior” during their cycles. Some may be difficult to handle, have problems concentrating, and just be irritable. If the mare is not used for breeding, there are methods and medications that can help curb unwanted behavior. Affected mares can be put on a progesterone supplementation program to mask the signs of estrus. Since progesterone is a pregnancy hormone, it tricks the mare into thinking she is already bred eliminating the moodiness of a heat cycle. An older form of pregnancy imitation is the placement of a glass marble in the mare's uterus which mimics a fledgling fetus and also eliminates “moody” behavior. Mares that exhibit aggression and stallion-like behavior should be examined for the possibility of an ovarian tumor. These tumors can be removed surgically. However, mares are not often spayed since the surgery is usually complicated and unnecessary given the other methods of control. Gender differences should be recognized and dealt with using the most conservative methods. Dr. Joanna Bronson graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000 at the top of her class. Following graduation, she worked as an intern at a large equine referral practice in Cleveland, Ohio specializing in lameness, surgery, and racetrack medicine. In 2005, she opened Bronson Veterinary Services in Coldwater, Michigan. What started as an ambulatory only practice, quickly grew to a full-service equine, small animal hospital and surgical center. The now three doctor practice provides medical, surgical, reproductive, and preventative care services for Branch County and the surrounding area. Dr. Bronson lives with her husband, two children, and a variety of pets. In her spare time, she enjoys going to horse and cattle shows with her family, attending various sporting events, and working around the family farm. (19) WWW.SADDLEUPMAG.COM


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SATURDAY & SUNDAY, AUG. 28TH & 29TH MIHA Sr High School Equestrian Show, District XIV For more information visit: https://www.miha.org/ SATURDAY & SUNDAY, SEPT. 25TH & 26TH Ride For A Cure Benefit Open Show $4.00 per class. Sat. Trail, Speed and Fun Classes 2pm start (entries open 1pm). Sun. Pleasure Show, 9am start. Proceeds to local cancer patients. T-shirts for purchase can be worn at show! Contact/T-Shirts: Jackie (989) 302-0191, email: jd070409@gmail.com

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The Fort Custer Horse Friends Association (FCHFA) works to maintain the trails and advocates for equestrians in Fort Custer Recreation Area in Augusta, MI. In 2019 a total of 1,773.25 volunteer hours (for a total value to the park of $44,480.00) were spent on diverse projects and purchases including picket poles at the Special Events Camping Area and for new permanent camping sites.

Kensington Trail Riders strive to not only maintain, but also improve the equestrian trails and facilities at Kensington Metropark in Milford, MI. The Metropark encompasses more than 4500 acres of beautiful terrain through mixed hardwoods and open elds with more than 30 miles of trails and a singletrack connector route to Proud Lake State Recreation Area.

Promoting and protecting the horse industry since 1973. Providing individuals and organizations with a central authority that will support, encourage, supplement, and coordinate the efforts of those presently engaged in the constructive conservation, development, and promotion of the horse industry and horse community in the state of Michigan.

FORT CUSTER HORSE FRIENDS ASSOC. Nancy Simmonds, Pres. 269.967.3613 Membership/Ken: 1754 North 3rd St. Kalamazoo, MI 49009 Online: www.fchfa.org

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The Mission of the PLHA is to promote, improve and preserve the Pontiac Lake Recreation Area and its equestrian trails, while encouraging proper land management and equal access. To advocate and provide a voice of leadership with policy makers and a physical presence in regard to trail issues and improvements at Pontiac Lake Recreation Area.

WDAMI is the Michigan Afliate of the national organization WDAA. We are an equine community that combines western tradition with Classical Dressage. Our Board of Directors meet monthly. We offer educational clinics and awards for both live and virtual competitions. WDAMI and WDAA memberships are $25 and $35 per year (January though December.)

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FORT CUSTER HORSE FRIENDS ASSOC. Hello Trail Riders! The Big News is our Annual Spring Equestrian Camp Out will be held this year!! Mark your ride calendars for May 13-16 for this event! It will be held at the Whitford Lake Event Area in our Fort Custer Recreation Park as in past years. This is a beautiful grassy, tree lined, spacious place to park your rigs easily and picket the horses to poles. A modern outhouse is located there and the club will have fresh water on site for the horses. It is still to be determined whether or not we will have the traditional pancake breakfasts or potluck due to Covid restrictions. But who isn't anxiously waiting to get out there and camp with their equine partners and friends this year?! The cost has been held at the past fees of $45 for members and $60 for nonmembers for 4 days. Others are welcome for lesser fees for a partial weekend of camping. Sites will be first come, first serve with no reserving of sites. The trails are open, and many riders have been enjoying the early warm weather that has been bestowed on southern Michigan. Thanks to Ken Vandervest and friends, the downed trees and large branches have been routinely cleared. Thanks Ken! Soon, the wild flowers will be popping out and Spring will be in full swing. Ride along the Kalamazoo River, through prairie sections, rolling woods and wade any of the 6 creek crossings along the 20+ miles of our trail system. Don't forget to plan a stay in any of our 7 new campsites located at the trailhead. These are easy to pull in or out and each include a fire ring, picnic table, picket poles and a level parking pad. Water, modern outhouse and pavilion with a grill are on site for campers to use. The DNR website may be used for reservations if you want to make sure to get your favorite spot. Please consider joining FCHFA whether it is just to help support all we do and maintain the Park for all equestrians, or be more hands-on and join the small dedicated group of hard working friends that show up and make Fort Custer the favorite place of more and more riders! Go to www.fchfa.org for a calendar of events or the Fort Custer Horse Friends

Facebook page, or call Nancy at 269-9673613 for information or questions. See you on the trails! Toni Strong, FCHFA Secretary

MAYBURY STATE PARK TRAIL RIDERS ASSOCIATION (MSPTRA) Greetings, trail riders! We are getting into the rainy part of the riding season. Please be mindful of the trail conditions and if it is too muddy, save your ride for another day. We want to keep our trails as well maintained as possible! If you have not renewed your Maybury State Park Trail Riders Association Membership yet for 2021, please do so today! We have made it a lot easier and now you can renew or sign up and pay your membership dues via the website under the Membership section. You can still renew or sign up by mail as well by printing out the forms and mailing them in. You can support our group in other ways by selecting it as your chosen charity under Kroger Rewards and Amazon Smile. In addition, our association has an account with the Tribute Partners Program, where you can send in proof of purchases on feed bags which in turn translate to funds. Check out the Support Our Group section of our website for more information and forms. Every little bit helps! Our website has also added a Log Your Ride section. If you go on a ride in the park, simply go in and log it in. We like to know how many of us are enjoying the trails! You can still sign the Registry Book at the Kiosk in the Staging Area. Check out all the new updates to the website at www.mayburytrailriders.org National Trails Day is June 6 this year from 9:00am-noon. Check out Friends of Maybury State Park Facebook Page for more information. Continue to follow us on Facebook for updates on the trails, events and general news going on in the park. Feel free to post pictures from your rides! Happy Trails, Mary Nader APRIL 2021 • C & C PUBLISHING, INC. ©2021 (22)

MICHIGAN FOX TROTTER ASSOCIATION Hello April – Spring is upon us! People are out Fox Trotting and enjoying the weather. Many are accumulating points in the Versatility Challenges that we are offering. Registration is still open for all three Versatility Challenges (Under Saddle Challenge, Not Under Saddle Challenge and Ultimate Horseman Challenge). This program is designed to show how versatile the Missouri Fox Trotter breed is. Registered and grade MFTs are allowed. All handicapped and regular youth through adults are welcome. Every imaginable activity and category is included from in hand work to Dressage, short distance trail riding to endurance competitions and everything inbetween (cow work, driving, extreme trail, 4-H and open showing, parades, reining, trail maintenance and more!). We also included a competition for the most ambitious member who demonstrates their horsemanship skills in a wide variety of categories. Quarterly and year-end awards will be given. Go to www.michiganfox trotters.com to read the rules and print off the forms to join in on the friendly competition and fun. More Fox Trotters are slowly becoming available to purchase, but they are selling fast. There is a good video on the correct Fox Trot gait posted on our Facebook site to refer to when you are considering an MFT to buy. Be sure to bring a knowledgeable person with you, too, when you narrow down your search. MFT breeders Chuck Fanslow of Gladwin, MI (www.riverflatranch.com) and Gale Gunders, also of Gladwin, MI, (989534-1207) have well-gaited young stock available. They also have quality studs to breed to if you have a mare you want bred. Chuck has a Buckskin stallion and a palomino stallion (both sons of Cotton Eyed Joe). Gale has a spotted stallion who will throw color to your foal. Please contact them if you want to have your mare bred. There is nothing like the expectation of a well-bred foal! Don't forget to transfer your newly-bought horse's registration papers into your name with the MFTHBA, too. WWW.SADDLEUPMAG.COM


Horse Association & Trail Riders News MI FOX TROTTER ASSOCIATION, cont. We are growing! New member welcomes go out to Naomi Haas, equine dentist Kris Modreske and Harry Struble, all from MI. Naomi rides a sorrel sabino gelding (Dexter) and a black mare (Hank's Serenity Liberty Bell B). Kris rides a black and white gelding (Radar's Spotted Prior). And congratulations go out to Harry Struble on his purchase of Joe's Golden Chip, a handsome buckskin gelding from Chuck Fanslow. All these members are riding quality Fox Trotters!!! New members are always welcome! Go to www.michiganfoxtrotters.com to print off the membership form. We meet virtually so all members are able to meet without having to drive long distances. Our Event Committee is busy planning the next clinic. It will be a Gaited Western Dressage Clinic at the end of May. More details will be available next month here, on our website and on our Facebook page. The clinician is top-notch! A little history on our breed: The present-day Missouri Fox Trotter evolved from Morgans in New England being crossed with Arabians, Plantation Horses, American Saddlebreds, TWHs and pacing Standardbreds. The genetic mix of square-trotting horses and pacing horses created the comfortable fox trot gait! Missouri Fox Trotting horses have been used by farmers in Missouri and surrounding states to ride long distances to check their fencing and work cows, pull buggies, by US Forest Service workers, by mounted police and now people across the United States and Europe use them for recreation (showing, trail riding, Dressage, reining, 4-H and Equestrian Team, Hippotherapy, etc.). They are truly versatile and also can be found in all colors and sizes. Try one out and find out why everyone loves them so! By Marilyn Mannino

MICHIGAN TRAIL RIDERS ASSOCIATION News from Michigan seems like a repeat of 2020. The board of directors met in February and voted to cancel the May Blossom ride. Discussion regarding the two June shore to shore rides resulted in postponing any decision as word is not out yet on obtaining a permit from the MDNR for the organized rides. As of this printing, the June rides have both been cancelled. The September double cross and the October color ride are still planned. Check the website for updates. As our annual banquet was cancelled, the voting of board members will be done by mail this year with hopes of an annual meeting to take place in the summer. A June virtual ride is planned, info can be obtained at MTRA virtual ride on Facebook. It will be a 30-day challenge. The virtual ride for August through October is also planned. The MTRA website and Facebook page will have more info on this upcoming event. Here in Michigan, spring is in the air and the ride season has started. There are many equestrian trails and of course the shore to shore trails, which are open. The camps were busy last year and most of us are ready to resume riding, camping and exploring new trails and camps. Horses and riding are our happy place!!!

PROUD LAKE TRAIL RIDERS ASSOC. Hello Everyone! Proud Lake Trail Riders has been working diligently with the DNR to separate our trails Horse Association & from the bikers. The park is completely Trail Riders News are FREE! committed to doing this and they are presUse this section to announce: ently evaluating options and locations. Once • Volunteer Acknowledgments the trails are separated, there will be signs • Changes To Show: Rules, Dates, stating what are horse trails and what are Added Money Jackpots, etc. bike trails. We have been working on this for • New Assoc. Website or Email the past several years and we are thrilled • New Memberships that the park is committed to making this Email: saddleupmag@gmail.com happen. As of now, the GPS maps have been Word Limit: 600 | Deadline the 16th submitted and we are moving forward. APRIL 2021 • C & C PUBLISHING, INC. ©2021 (23)

Our first event of 2021 is scheduled for the weekend of June 18-20. We will be having a camp out and event ride. Camping will be $35 for the weekend. The ride will be $5 per rider. We will begin taking reservations for camping shortly. Please keep in mind that we should have room for everyone. We have our runoff pasture that is perfect for bigger rigs and those that really like a bit more space. We will not be hosting our usual potluck at this event and lunch will not be included. More details to follow. Once again, all of the local parks have coordinated together so that we are not booking multiple events on the same days. Our second ride/campout of the season will be the ever popular Circle Ride coordinated with Kensington Trail Riders on September 24th-26th. Our goal this season is to add more obstacles to our obstacle course. We hope you take advantage of this free course when you come out and ride the trails. If you would like to join our email list, please email me at efrusy@yahoo.com and also remember to like us on Facebook! Stay safe and keep riding!

ROSE OAKS EQUESTRIAN FRIENDS Last season saw the park rangers working to improve parking, add stone to muddy areas and trail trimming. We have high hopes that spring will see these projects continue! Recent visitors to the park saw the addition of some mounting blocks. We are going to see if one or two can be put out on the trail. Please remember that it is your responsibility to leave the staging areas as you found them! We’re looking forward to seeing everyone at the park. Anne Breen (864) 395-8028

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WESTERN DRESSAGE ASSOCIATION OF MICHIGAN Spring is here, alive with many new colors and smells as we start planning and preparing for our late spring and summer events. WDAMI would like to welcome the Michigan Quarter Horse Association to the wonderful world of western dressage! They will now be offering western dressage yearend awards to their members, as does WDAMI. American Quarter Horses can now earn western dressage points at approved shows and AQHA will be offering western dressage events at their World Show. WDAMI News: WDAMI is proud to announce three online shows this season: (1) Dressage at Waters Edge (entries open April 23 - May 7 and video submission open until May 21); (2) Sunflower Horse Show (entries open June 11-25 and video submission open until July 9); and (3) our second annual WDAMI Boss Show (open for entries July 21- August 16 and video submissions open until August 31). For more information, visit www.spotlighthorseshows.com. Our first show is coming up fast so don't forget to support Dressage at Waters Edge and get your entries in between April 23 and May 7. Wyn Farm in Williamston, Michigan will be hosting 8 Western Dressage WDAA Rated/ USEF Lite Western Dressage shows this summer. Show dates are May 22 and 23, June 12 and 13, July 10 and 11, and August 28 and 29. MQHA approved shows. WDAA News: New tests will be coming out in 2022 including a newly added Level 5. There will also be a new version of “Material for the Learning Management System,” a members-only video education portal with over 200 videos including judge’s comments. WDAA is expanding the Horse Lifetime Points and Awards Program to include the new Level 5. WDAA will be offering two shows this year: the 2021 Western Dressage Championship Show from September 29 to October 3, and the WDAA Western Dressage International Challenge Online Show May 24 to June 18. Our quote of the month comes from Doctor Thomas Ritter: “Imbalance always leads to

tension. Relaxation is only possible when the load is distributed as evenly as possible over the four legs.” WDAMI is looking for sponsors for our yearend awards and educational events. If you would like to help by sponsoring or by helping us to find sponsors, please contact us by email at infordami@gmail.com. If you would like to volunteer or offer other services we need, please contact us. We can always use the help. Please don't forget to renew your 2021 membership. Thank you for your support. Be safe, have fun, enjoy your equine partner and exercise the act of kindness to all. Until next time, Suzanne Morisse, President of WDAMI

YANKEE SPRINGS TRAIL RIDERS ASSOC. Board Meeting Minutes, March 10, 2021 It felt great to be able to get together again for a board meeting after a year of Covid-19 lock-down. We are back and making plans for 2021. Our members will have to be flexible with any dates we set as Covid-19 regulations continue to change and the Yankee Springs State Campground may not be totally open for events, but we are making plans in hopes they will be allowing events this summer. Our meeting was held at YS Horsemen’s Campground at the Pavilion starting at 6:25. Pizza was provided by the club. Attendance: Travis & Sara Buehler, Kathy Taylor, Ron & Carla Walker, Jeanne & Skip Burger, John & Laura Soper Excused: Jenna Corson, Ruth & Ken Terpening, John Dermody, Tom Chaffee Attending Member: Richard Smith Treasury’s reports were for the year 2020, Ron suggested we review the 12 monthly reports and vote next month to accept them. Secretary’s Report from March 11, 2020 was reviewed, Skip Burger made a motion to accept, John Soper 2nd, voted on and approved 9-0. Skip Burger made a motion to rescind the standing order that no married couple could

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hold office at the same time. Carla Walker 2nd, voted on and approved 9-0. After many years of service Jeanne Burger is retiring from the Treasurer’s job, Travis Buehler will be taking over. Also, Kathy Taylor will be retiring from the Secretary’s job; Sarah Buehler will be taking over. We thank both Travis and Sarah for stepping up and taking these positions. Also, Laura Soper is resigning from the board due to work conflicts. We want to thank Laura for her time on the board and many hours of volunteering. Laura did say she would still be around to help out. Events: Shot Clinic will be April 24th 9:00am-12:00. The Location this year will be at the Buehler home, 10370 Parmalee, Middleville, MI 49333. Go to the YSTRA Facebook page, you will find a link to sign up for the shot clinic. There will be shirts and sweatshirts for sale too. Judged Trail Ride June 26th; this is a tentative date. Annual Meeting September 4th. Halloween October 9th; this is a tentative date. Barry Roubaix Bike Race will be October 2nd. Volunteers will be needed for road crossings. This is a YSTRA big money maker so please volunteer. Roadside Clean Up; Jeanne, Skip, and Kathy will do the Spring cleanup March 22nd. There is nothing to report on the solar well or electrical Grant. New Business: You will soon see a new website thanks to Sarah Buehler with new features like a link to buy shirts online or renew your membership. Don't forget to pay your 2021 YSTRA membership dues! Next meeting will be April 14th at the YS Horsemen’s Campground. Skip made a motion to adjourned Carla 2nd, voted on and approved 9-0 at 6:55. Sincerely, Kathy Taylor, YSTRA Secretary

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Helping the Heavey Horse By Lisa Skylis | Email: skylisli@msu.edu As spring sweeps across the Midwest, horse owners dust themselves off and prepare for all the increased equestrian activities that warmer weather brings. Slowly, but surely, the warmer wetter weather ushers in lush pastures and turns you into a sneezy, mucousy mess. This spring, your horse might also be suffering from seasonal respiratory allergies. Recurrent Airway Obstruction: More Than Seasonal Sneezing Just like us, horses can have allergic responses to any of the following: medications, insect bites, grooming products, vaccinations, airborne agents, and even food. When an allergen affects your horse's respiratory system, the result is Recurrent Airway Obstruction (RAO). The most likely culprit behind your horse's sudden respiratory symptoms, RAO, is more often known as heaves or broken wind. Similar to human asthma, RAO is an equine respiratory disease that causes airway inflammation and bronchoconstriction (narrowing of the airway) when a horse encounters a certain environmental trigger. The symptoms of RAO vary greatly in severity and can typically include the following: increased respiratory rate, nasal discharge, increased sneezing, a chronic cough, exercise intolerance, and weight loss. Another classic manifestation of RAO is to see a 'heave line' below your horse's ribs where those abdominal muscles have become enlarged from being overworked. As the condition advances, you may notice your horse's coughing and bronchoconstriction become so frequent that their breathing may be labored even when your horse is at rest. In severe cases, your veterinarian may be able to diagnose RAO based solely on your horse's clinical signs and health history. Otherwise, they may require further diagnostics such as chest xrays, blood work, or taking fluid samples from your horse's respiratory tract to narrow down the cause of their symptoms. Types of RAO: Generally, there are two different forms of RAO that could be affecting your horse: the barn-associated type and the summer pasture-associated type. Barn-associated RAO is most common in stalled horses during winter and spring. Summer pasture-associated RAO is also known as 'summer heaves' because the condition thrives in the summer when humidity and heat are peaking. Less frequent in the Midwest, this form of RAO is known for affecting horses in the southern states, but especially Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Knowing which type of RAO your horse is suffering from will become helpful when trying to effectively treat the condition. For example, horses suffering from summer pasture-associated RAO should only be on pasture when they are in a time of remission (not having as many symptoms as during a flare-up), likely during the winter or fall. Similarly, horses experiencing barn-associated RAO might benefit from being outside as much as possible year-round but especially during the winter when this variety of RAO is known to be at its worst. Other than these few differences, treatment of RAO is not as dependent on the type your horse has as it is on the environmental allergens that trigger it. Identifying Triggers: How can you treat for your horse's environmental allergy if you don't know what the trigger is? You can't! APRIL 2021 • C & C PUBLISHING, INC. ©2021

Identifying what allergens in your horse's life are causing the symptoms of RAO is key to alleviating their symptoms. For either form, the options to determine what's triggering your horse's RAO remain the same: a skin allergy test or a serum allergy test. The top shelf choice for equine allergy testing is the intradermal allergy test, or skin allergy test. Available at large veterinary clinics or universities, your horse is first sedated and has the side of their neck shaved before the procedure begins. Then, your horse is injected intradermally (just under the skin) with fifty or more tiny amounts of different environmental allergens, using a grid pattern to keep track. Next, the sites are examined at 15 minutes, 30 minutes, and four to six hours after the procedure to determine which of the injections caused an allergic response. Although sometimes costly, this test is able to exactly pinpoint your horse's unique allergic triggers and measures both immediate and delayed reactions. In a serum allergy test, your veterinarian will collect a few vials of your horse's blood and it'll be sent off to a lab to be tested for reactivity to a variety of environmental allergens. Although simpler and less expensive than a skin test, the results are far less accurate. Less useful than the skin test, the serum allergy test only measures immediate reactions to allergens and doesn't indicate the severity of your horse's allergy. While they may vary from state to state, these are some the environmental allergens that commonly trigger RAO in horses: dust, dust mites, pollen from weeds, grasses, or flowers, mold, and endotoxin from hay or straw. Simple Steps for Managing Your Heavey Horse: After their triggers have become evident, your horse's RAO can usually be successfully managed by making a few environmental changes. The goal is not to keep your horse away from all of their triggers 100% of the time, as bubble-wrapping your horse would be impossible, but to keep their symptoms at a comfortable level and keep them as separate from their triggers as possible. Regardless of the type or severity, there are several simple steps you can take to help manage your horse's RAO: · Switch your stall bedding to low-dust options like peat, shavings, shredded paper, or use padded mats. · Ventilation indoors is crucial! Keep your horse near the barn doors or in a stall with access to a window or open (stall-guarded) door. Do not have your heavey horse near where hay is stored or near the entrance to the dusty indoor arena. · If hay or hay-related molds are triggers, avoid storing hay in the same building as your horse. · For horses severely sensitive to hay or hay-related molds, invest in high-quality hay and soak your hay before feeding it to your horse. (26)

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If improvement isn't noticeable, consult with your veterinarian about skipping feeding hay altogether and feeding only cubed hay or pelleted feed. · When sweeping the aisles and churning up dust, remove your horse from the barn and wait to bring them back inside until the dust settles or the barn has a chance to air out some. · Minimize clutter around your barn to prevent the eventual dust that'll be stirred up when you use or move the items. · Unless your horse has pasture-associated RAO, have your horse turned out as often as possible. Herbal Relief for Heaves: As many people gravitate towards natural alternatives to Western medicine, many horse owners are beginning to incorporate homeopathic remedies and therapies into their horse's health care as well. In essence, homeopathy is using the minimum dose of a natural substance that is similar to the medical problem that the horse is experiencing and allowing ‘like to cure like.’ Although they can never replace the care of a veterinarian, there are a few natural remedies that can be very useful for managing your horse's milder RAO symptoms. Here is a list of common equine homeopathic, herbal remedies for respiratory ailments: Turmeric: Turmeric contains strong amounts of an ingredient known as curcumin, which is a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. Easily available in many supplement forms, turmeric is a popular choice for any inflammatory condition, including RAO. Hypericum or St. John's Wort: An all-around mild pain reliever for nerve pain: use for everything from toothaches to pinched nerves to hoof injuries.

Licorice Root: Licorice can be used as an expectorant to promote coughing up phlegm and to soothe mucus membranes, like the nasal passages or the throat. Food rich in Omega-3s: An easy addition to your horse's feed, foods with high levels of Omega-3s have been shown to reduce inflammation and reactivity to allergens. Some options for your horse might be a supplement, canola oil, soybean oil, fish oil, ground flax seed, or flax seed oil. Stinging Nettles: Nettles act as both an antihistamine to relieve allergy symptoms and anti-inflammatory to soothe the upper respiratory tract. Chop finely and allow to dry out for a few hours before feeding alongside your horse's hay. Please note: While they aid in the horse’s healing process, homeopathic remedies like these do not replace veterinary diagnosis or treatment. Always contact your veterinarian when dealing with serious or non-minor injuries and illnesses. Sources for this article include an article from Perdue University by Kelsey Schnieders Lefever titled “Fall allergies can trigger horses’ asthma, impact performance,” an article from the American Association of Equine Practitioners by Amanda House, DVM, DACVIM titled “Recurrent Airway Obstruction (RAO) in the Horse,” and an article from the staff of Kentucky Equine Research titled “Managing Allergies in Horses.” Lisa Skylis graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Animal Science. She is a professional freelance writer and her work largely focuses on the equine industry. When she’s not writing, Lisa can be found doting on the horses at her local thera-peutic riding barn or entertaining her mischievous Golden Retriever, Roy. Freelance inquiries can be sent to skylisli@msu.edu.

animals (of which I had many), so we first tried a basketball team which didn't exactly lead where she had hoped it would. The horses By Paula Stevens | MSU Horse Management Program Student came next, when a church member introduced us to a friend of hers with horses. She had paid attention to what my interests were I was listening to a group of people talk, the topic being how to bring without me even knowing, and gave me that ticket to the horse the non-horsey youth to the equestrian “dark side,” and someone world (much to my parents chagrin). While I'm still not the social asked “How do we reach those youth?” A good question that I don't butterfly my mom was hoping for, I am involved in the horse world think has one definite answer. Ideas were tossed around and while and working with horses more often than not, which is what makes listening to those ideas I started to think about ways we could reach me the happiest. Had it not been for that member at my church, out to those kids and teenagers and young adults who weren't born while I have no doubt I would still wind up working with horses, I into horse families. Youth who maybe had a mild interest, but didn't can't say how long it would have taken for me to get to the point I'm know how to nurture that into something more and eventually at today. Being a member of the Youth committee for the Michigan moved on to other, more attainable things. We are so used to workHorse Council now, and having met children who want to be ing with everyone in our own community – how can we invite those involved with horses but don't know how, I want to help find those from the outside, in? I had the idea of “Bring Your Friend to the Barn kids the same opportunities I was provided. It's great to reach out to Night,” something riding instructors could do. When the child has a the kids in the community already, but let's take it one step further, lesson, tell them to bring a non-horsey friend to watch and maybe and reach out to those kids on the outside, who may be looking in “help” groom and tack up. Encourage them to ask questions and wishing they could join, but just aren't sure how. Whether it's who knows, maybe they'll leave wanting to come back for lessons. finding ways to make it financially easier on families (after all, I was the little girl who showed up to church in overalls (not just any anything horse related can be expensive) I want to find it and work overalls, Scooby-Doo overalls thank you very much), an actual with others on the committee to make it happen. croaking and slimy frog in the front pocket, pig tails and tennis So what are ways we can reach those on the outside and bring shoes or boots. While other girls could tell you about the latest boy them in? Think about it. Have an idea? Join me on Facebook and band, I could tell you every useless fact about horses imaginable. I let’s share some thoughts. wasn't interested in makeup or dolls or dress up or boys, I was interested in what Stacy Westfall was doing and when Ken Paula Stevens is a student at Michigan State University, manages McNabb’s next show would be on. Being a home school child who blog and Facebook page CitifiedCowgirl and also manages and was also very introverted, I did not really have any friends at all. My operates CitifiedCowgirl Photography, plus works at Chase Lake mother didn’t want me to be THAT kid who only hung out with Equine Center, a barn in Fowlerville, Michigan. APRIL 2021 • C & C PUBLISHING, INC. ©2021 (27) WWW.SADDLEUPMAG.COM

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Saddle Up! Magazine News Briefs 28-October 24 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio. OQHA is pleased to announce the expansion of the Futurities and Sweepstakes classes for the 2021 All American Quarter Horse Congress. Over $3 Million in cash and prizes will be awarded at this year’s Congress. 4-H & MANNA PRO CREATING CHAMPIONS “Congress Strong, is what exhibitors will 4-H is proud to partner with Manna Pro to experience with our 2021 Futurity and create “Opportunity4All” kids passionate Sweepstakes classes,” says Dr. Scott about animal care. Visit our partnership Myers, CEO of the All American Quarter page to learn more about how you can get Horse Congress. A few highlights, we will involved in creating more Champions in 4-H. dedicate the Congress 2-Year-Old Maiden For a limited time, a special horse-themed Open Western Pleasure Futurity, presented gift is available to those who support 4-H by by Coughlin Automotive to beloved industry donating. Give now to help all kids nurture icon, the late Susan Scott. Another hightheir love of animals and gain the confidence light, Friends of the Congress Reining will continue their generous support of the and skill to thrive in life and career. Congress Reining program, boosting the From February 1 through August 31, 2021, Manna Pro Products, LLC, will donate $1 for total reining pay out to more than $380,000. every coupon redeemed from https:// www. 2021 Congress the biggest and best ever! mannapro.com/promotions/4H-2021 and The Congress Futurity and Sweepstakes guarantees a minimum donation of $50,000 classes are open to the following breeds/ to National 4-H Council, regardless of sales. registries: American Quarter Horse Assoc100% of this donation benefits the mission iation (AQHA), American Paint Horse of 4-H, to grow new opportunities for all kids Association (APHA), Appaloosa Horse Club and their communities, with support for (ApHC), American Buckskin Registry local 4-H programs. No endorse-ment by 4- Association (ABRA), Int’l. Buckskin Horse H is implied or intended. Use of the 4-H Association (IBHA), Palomino Horse BreedName and Emblem is authorized by USDA. ers of America (PHBA) and Jockey Club. 4-H is the youth development program of 2021 Futurities & Sweepstakes Classes: our nation's Cooperative Extension System. Congress Masters 2-Year-Old Open Western Pleasure Futurity – Presented by The Equine Chronicle Congress Masters 2-Year-Old Open Hunter Under Saddle Futurity – Presented by The Equine Chronicle 2-Year-Old Maiden Open Western Pleasure Futurity (Open, Ltd & SBB) – Presented by Coughlin Automotive, CONGRESS FUTURITIES AND In Memory of Susan Scott SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY BOOK IS 3-Year-Old Open Western Pleasure Futurity AVAILABLE ONLINE (Open & Ltd) Get ready for the 2021 Quarter Horse Congress Southern Belle Breeders Congress. We are back, Congress Strong 3-Year-Old Open Western Pleasure Futurity and ready, once again to present the great- (Open & Ltd) est horse show on earth. This highly anticipated event is the largest single-breed 3-Year-Old Non Pro Western Pleasure Futurity (Non Pro, Ltd & SBB) show in the world. The All American Quarter Horse Congress is Maturity Open Western Pleasure Futurity an unparalleled destination for equestrians (Open & Ltd) from across the globe. An innovative force 3-Year-Old Open Hunter Under Saddle in the horse industry, the Ohio Quarter Horse Futurity (Open, Ltd & SBB) Association (OQHA) is eager to move for- Congress Barrel Racing Sweepstakes – ward with the 2021 All American Quarter Presented by TLC Farms Equine Horse Congress scheduled for September Rehabilitation Center APRIL 2021 • C & C PUBLISHING, INC. ©2021 (28)

Congress Pole Bending Sweepstakes – Presented by TLC Farms Equine Rehabilitation Center NRHA Open Reining Futurity (Level 4, 3, 2, 1 & Prime Time) – Presented by Friends of the Congress Reining The 2021 Congress Futurities/Sweepstakes Entry Book can be accessed online at http:// www.quarterhorsecongress.com/futurities -sweepstakes

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MUZZY FAMILY/MZ FARMS ESTABLISH $100,000 NATIONAL FINALS TRAVEL GRANT A magnanimous gesture – the Muzzy Family and its MZ Farms have established a fiveyear $100,000 Grant to assist the Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) and qualified riders, who demonstrate financial need, in attending the National Finals competitions. The Travel Grant allocation is $20,000 to be divided among approximately ten riders, in each of five years, beginning with IEA Hunt Seat Finals this April. Each rider will receive up to $2,000 in grant money. The initial estimated distribution of the ten grants will be six for Hunt Seat Finals (April 22-25, Perry, Georgia), two for Dressage Finals (May 15-16, Tyler, Texas) and two for Western Finals (June 30-July 1, Fort Worth, Texas). The Travel Grant will provide funding to support expenses related to an individual rider plus a guardian and a coach to travel to IEA National Finals, in addition to related entry fees for any individual and team (if applicable) classes. Travel Grants will be awarded on a need basis: seniority of rider; years of IEA participation and Sportsmanship Awards. An applicant must be an individual National Finals qualifier; complete a general application; submit a parent/guardian 2019 or 2020 tax return; and include a Coach recommendation letter. Deadlines for submission requests are: Hunt Seat: April 6; Dressage: April 20; Western: June 8. Full instructions and application form are available on the IEA website (www.rideiea.org). Cathy Muzzy commented, “Steve and I are so very pleased to support the IEA. Our daughter rides in the IEA and she has had the most wonderful experience." The IEA, through its draw-based format, levels the 'playing field' for each of these young equestrians and provides the mount and tack for every ride at each event. That means no rider needs to own a horse. Yet, even with this support, many good riders cannot afford the cost associated with travel for shows out of their own geography.

"We hope this Travel Grant will help a rider make it to Finals without burdening their family," says Muzzy. Roxane Durant, IEA Co-founder/Executive Director stated, “The Muzzy Family has supported the annual IEA Zone 10 (California/Arizona/Hawaii) Senior Scholarship awards for several years (deadline for submission was March 1), as well as the IEA Benevolent Fund. Their latest generosity in offering this National Finals Travel Grant is just thrilling! We have always known that the success of our organization comes from the IEA 'community' of riders, coaches, volunteers, sponsors and, most important, our families. This Grant by the Muzzy Family and MZ Farms will help young riders who might not otherwise attend the epitome of our season – The National Finals. This gift is so appreciated and is an extraordinary example of support from an IEA Family.” MZ Farms was founded by Steve and Cathy Muzzy to help provide quality mounts for riders who participate in local riding academy programs that have IEA team affiliates. Most of the MZ Farms horses proudly participate in IEA lessons and local IEA shows in addition to their local county and “A” circuit shows. The Muzzy Family recognizes the immense physical and mental benefits associated with horseback riding and horsemanship and they aim to make this wonderful sport more accessible to youth and families who might not otherwise be able to participate.

NATION’S TOP IEA YOUTH EQUESTRIANS HEAD TO PERRY, GA Over 400 of the nation's leading middle school and high school equestrians will converge at the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agriculture Center, on Thursday, April 22 through Sunday, April 25 to compete for top honors in Hunt Seat classes in the Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) National Finals. The student riders, in grades 4 through 12, will travel from across the United States to participate. Of the 1,209 high school and middle school Hunt Seat teams from eleven zones across the country, over 400 riders will be represented at this year's event. Even during this COVID-19 challenging year, riders and teams competed at over 800 Hunt Seat horse shows during the 2020-2021 school year. The teams and individuals that accuAPRIL 2021 • C & C PUBLISHING, INC. ©2021 (29)

mulated the highest number of points within IEA Regions competed at Regional competitions; those winners went on to compete at Zone Finals; and then qualified for the National Finals – besting more than 9,600 Hunt Seat riders this season. IEA utilizes a draw-based form of competition, similar to collegiate riding programs, whereby riders are furnished with an unfamiliar horse and tack on the day of competition. Riders will compete in Hunt Seat Equitation classes over fences and on the flat after a brief, if any, warm up. This “blinddraw” format levels the playing field and challenges riders to adapt quickly to their horse. Judging this year's Finals competition will be United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) “R” rated judges Mary Knowlton from Freehold, New Jersey and Rita Timpanaro from Smithtown, New York. Complete live streaming of the IEA Hunt Seat National Finals will be available online and offered at no cost to viewers through the IEA website: www.rideiea.org and on the USEF Network at www.usef.org. “Because only a fraction of the IEA's riders qualify for the National Finals, it is important to provide real-time and archived viewing to the other riders, families, friends and supporters,” said Myron Leff, IEA Cofounder and Chief Operating Officer. “We are pleased that equestrian videographers, Shownet, LLC will once again provide the video so our diverse audience can enjoy the Finals competition.” For complete information and schedule for the 2021 IEA Hunt Seat National Finals, visit: www.rideiea.org/hunt-seat/finals/ About IEA: Now finishing its 19th year, the IEA has nearly 14,000 members across the United States riding, coaching Hunt Seat, Western and Dressage disciplines. The non-profit (501(c)3) IEA was organized to promote and improve the quality of equest-rian competition and instruction available to middle and secondary school students and is open to public and private schools and barn teams. There is no need for a rider to own a horse because the IEA supplies a mount and tack to each equestrian for competitions. For more information about the Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA), please visit them online at: https://www.rideiea.org/ WWW.SADDLEUPMAG.COM


Western Dressage Exhibitors... MQHA is now approving

WESTERN DRESSAGE in 2021!

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The Michigan Quarter Horse Association is happy to announce we will now be sanctioning WESTERN DRESSAGE and will offer MQHA YEAR END recognition! • Exhibitor must have an AQHA membership • All 2021 events will be held at Wyn Farm, Williamston, MI • Exhibitor must be a MQHA member to accrue • Point standings will be kept from each approved show MQHA Year End points • Western Dressage classes available at the AQHA World Show

Contact Kristin Kill for more information, email: kkill1102@gmail.com

Breeding in 2021? MQHA offers an outstanding list of stallions that are available for purchase through the MQHA Stallion Service Sale. Get a breeding at a reduced cost AND get entry into the Stallion Service Sale classes for purses reserved exclusively for the Mare Owners and the Stallion Owners! See the MQHA website for the current list of available stallions and contact MQHA to purchase!!

Academic Achievement

MQHA Queen Contest

MQHA believes that academics are as important as showing horses!

Michigan has had more Queens to win the Congress Queen Competition than any other state!

• Peyton Baxter, 3.6 pts. • Myah Chaput, 3.9 pts. • Lauren Lauver, 4.0 pts. • Lillian Laney, 4.0 pts. • Kasey Losik, 6.0 pts. • Brooke Bernt, 3.7 pts. • Katherine West, 4.1 pts. • Rilynn Lindsay, 3.5 pts. • Elizabeth West, 4.1 pts. • Rylee Harding, 3.8 pts. • Jacqueline Horling, 4.0 pts. • Braelyn Bunting, GOLD • Lydia Czubak, GOLD

We’re looking for young ladies between the ages of 18–25 years old to represent MQHA.

MQHA recognizes Academic Achievement for the Michigan Quarter Horse Youth!

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40. English Pleasure Sr Horse (6 & over) 41. English Pleasure 13 & Under All exhibitors must be a 42. English Pleasure 14-18 current member to acquire 43. English Pleasure 19-39 points towards ANY awards 44. English Pleasure 40 & Over for one horse/one rider 45. Jackpot English Pleasure combination. ****10 MINUTE BREAK**** 46. Western Horsemanship W/T 11-18 Stalls: $35 per day, 47. Western Horsemanship W/T 19 & Over $50 per weekend 48. Western Horsemanship PeeWee W/T 10 & U Camping: $30 per night 49. Western Pleasure PeeWee W/T 10 & Under Entry Fees: 50. Command Class WTC $5 per class, 51. Western Pleasure W/T 11-18 per judge per day 52. Western Pleasure W/T 19 & Over 53. Pony Western Pleasure W/T JACKPOTS: 54. Western Walk Only $10 per class 55. Jackpot Western Pleasure W/T $50 Added for W/T 56. Western Horsemanship 13 & Under $100 Added for Others 57. Western Horsemanship 11-18 Fees: Office Fee $5 per day, 58. Western Horsemanship 19-39 per one horse/one rider 59. Western Horsemanship 40 & Over combination. 60. Western Pleasure Jr Horse (5 & Under) Off The Trailer Fee 61. Western Pleasure Sr Horse (6 & Over) $15 per horse per day. 62. Western Pleasure 13 & Under Membership: 63. Western Pleasure 14-18 $10 Youth 64. Western Pleasure 19-39 $15 Adult 65. Western Pleasure 40 & Over $35 Per Family 66. Jackpot Western Pleasure Only members can *** 10 MINUTE BREAK *** acquire points. 67. Liberty TRAIL Barn Manager: 68. Trail Walk Trot 11 -18 Tina Weinrick 69. Trail Walk Trot 19 & Over (231) 631-1104 70. Trail PeeWee W/T 10 & Under 71. Trail Walk Only mtmbaker@gmail.com Series and 72. Trail 13 & Under Weekend Awards: Show Manager: 73. Trail 14-18 Miniature Horse Handler Tallie Cook 74. Trail 19 & Over Walk/Trot: PeeWee, (231) 944-6269 75. Trail 40 & Over 11-18, and 19 & Over 76. Trail In Hand 4seasonequine@gmail.com 77. Jackpot Trail W/T/C: 13 & Under, 14-18,

19-39, and 40 & Over • A current negative Coggins must be shown upon entry. • All dogs must Grand & Reserve: GIST Belt Buckles Overall & Reserve Horse Awards: be kept on a leash at all times, even in camping area. • Classes may be split, combined, or cancelled at the discretion of the show committee. Choice of Gi Cer ficates Warning: Under the Michigan Equine Activity Liability Act, an equine professional is not liable for an injury to or death of a participant in an equine activity resulting from an inherent risk of the equine activity. 4 Season Equine Association, its officers/board members, volunteers and show staff or any event host location, is not responsible for injury.

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2021 ISHA Spring & Fall Open All Breed Horse Shows Hoosier Horse Park, Edinburgh, Indiana 8AM (rain or shine) Covered Arena Show Managers: Donna & Paul Skatrud: 317-418-6381 or skatrudarabians@gmail.com

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Spring Dates: May 15 & 16, 2021 – Judge: Kimberly Bling, Lansing, Michigan Fall Dates: August 21 & 22, 2021 – Judge: Pepper Proffit, Johnstown, Ohio Sport Horse In Hand Judge: Bobbi Hazelbaker, Danville, Indiana Jumping Judge: Krista Steinmetz, Purdue Equestrian Team Coach Gaited Classes Judge: Mike Castonia, Greenwood, Indiana

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Basic Level Tests 3 & 4 By Lynn Palm | www.lynnpalm.com Now that you are moving forward (see last article), let's go into more detail about the gaits you and your horse will ride when competing at the Basic Level in Western Dressage. Working Jog – The jog is a two-beat gait of alternate diagonal legs separated by a moment of suspension. The gait has ground covering forward motion with energy. The horse is in an uphill frame with the head in front of, or on, the vertical. Free Jog – This is a pace of moderate lengthening stride and frame compared to the Working Jog. Without hurrying, the horse goes forward in a two-beat gait with clearly lengthened steps, with impulsion from the hindquarters and uphill balance. The rider allows the horse to carry the head a little more in front of the vertical than at the Collected and Working jog. The horse's neck is "out," down and forward with the nose in front of the vertical. The rider has a loose rein and the horse's poll is at approximately the same height as the wither, or level with the horse's neck. The steps should be even and the whole movement balanced and unconstrained. The free jog may be ridden posting or sitting. Working Lope – While maintaining the three-beat cadence, the horse must go forward with even and elastic steps. The back must be relaxed and the shoulders free. There should be an obvious push from the hindquarters and the hind legs step actively up under the horse. The horse must maintain light contact with the bit and his nose must be in front of the vertical. NEW requirements in Basic Level are: 20-meter circle at the Free Jog, Loop Figure, and Serpentine Figure. Here are my tips for riding Basic Level Test 3: 1. Enter at the Working Jog and halt through the walk. Remember to walk about five steps before you halt at X. 2. 20-meter circle at E. This is my favorite 20-meter circle at E or B. Starting at E, ride the circle to the center line six feet smaller then the imaginary line from V & P, tangent to the rail at B, center line six feet smaller than the imaginary line from R & S, tangent to the rail at E to complete the circle. 3. The loop from F X M is a new figure introduced in this test. You have to keep the correct bending of your horse with each of the three curves. Tip: straighten your horse just before the quarter line after F then after the quarter line, create your new bend, with X being in the middle of the curve. At the next quarter line, straighten your horse a few strides before it and bend your horse for the last curve. Walk this figure to learn the accuracy before your ride it. 4. The Free Walk is short, so make sure that you lengthen your reins before the quarter line. This way you will not have to hurry to address your reins before you reach F. 5. Your second loop is M X F. Ride this loop exactly the same as you did the first in the other direction. 6. Your Free Jog is at A. Make sure you are accurate with the 20meter circle. Tip for your Free Jog: Lengthen your reins before you meet the first quarter of your circle. Keep your horse forward at the trot to create the stretch and engagement of the hind legs. Take up your reins in the last quarter and don't hurry. Remember your horse has to show acceptance of the bit and your reins aids when finishing the Free Walk and Free Jog. APRIL 2021 • C & C PUBLISHING, INC. ©2021

7. At the end you have to turn right at E and left at X. Make sure when you turn at E you are looking for C and ride to it. This way you will be on the center line perfectly. Here are my tips for riding Basic Level Test 4: 1. You have a 20-meter circle starting at B. Ride it exactly as you did starting the 20meter circle at E. 2. Serpentine of three loops on the quarter line. Tips: Before you reach A, you will have to find the quarter line. Your first loop is going left. After you pass the imaginary line of S and B, straighten your horse and create the new bend to the right, where the middle of your curve is between E and B. Straighten your horse before the imaginary line of V and P and bend your horse back to the left to complete the figure at C. The loops are small, I suggest you to walk this figure several times to get your accuracy before you ride it. 3. The Free Walk is in the “V,” as I call it. I love this figure as I like to show that I can make the figure with my leg aids only. Loosen your reins, take up (address your reins) to the light contact at the second quarter line before you end the figure. Make sure you reach X. 4. The second Serpentine is the same figure on the quarter lines just going the other direction with two left loops and one right loop. Walk this figure to get it accurate on the ground and then under saddle. When you get it correct at the walk, then proceed to the Working Jog. 5. Remember to leave the arena after your test in the walk with looped or long reins. I love to pet my horse to reward him for all that he tried in the test! I hope these tips will help you while competing. In addition, we love to share our dressage backgrounds and knowledge with you and would love to have you come ride with us. You can join us at our farm in Ocala, Florida, or at one of our Ride Well Clinics on our USA Tour at a location near you. For more information, visit us online at: www.lynnpalm.com

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Are Your Pastures Spring Ready? By Lisa Kiley | www.cashmans.com Warmer weather is just around the corner, but before we are all about arena sand and sunshine, it's a good idea to give your pastures some TLC after the winter season. Spring is a great time to provide some much-needed maintenance to your fields and fencing. Here is an easy checklist to help determine if you are ready for the grazing days around the corner. Walk Fence Lines – Before turning out horses in pastures that have been sitting dormant all winter, it is important to take a walk to see if there was any damage to the fencing over the winter season. This could be from deer running through, falling branches or thawing/ freezing that has caused the fencing to sag and tension as needed. Look for any potential routes of escape or areas that may prove unsafe for curious horses. If your fence is electrified, test sections to make sure that the fence is fully fortified. Clean-Up Brush and Branches – While horses are off the fields, it can be a good time to pick up fallen trees/branches and clear out brush. Pick up litter that may have accumulated in the pasture to help prevent injury/ingestion. This goes for any trail areas that are on your property as well. Schedule a clean up day and enlist help as needed, many hands do make light work and simply offering a lunch after the tasks are completed can garner some helpers that don't mind getting their hands dirty. Clean Out Loafing Sheds – Whether they have been used all winter in your sacrifice areas or haven't been used since last fall. Clean out old bedding and manure. Inspect roof and clean gutters as needed and make sure that everything in the interior is safe and free of broken boards, sharp edges, etc. If loafing sheds are outfitted with electric, check that all electric and wires are in safe working order. Spread Manure – The manure pile can really accumulate over the winter. If you have been working on turning horse manure into a good compost able product, this is the time to start spreading. In the spring, once the ground has thawed, the nutrients from the compost will be able to be absorbed and utilized by the soil. Make sure that you are spreading in areas where horses will not be grazing for several weeks. Drag Pastures – Harrowing pastures in the spring can help matted grass to stand up, allowing for quicker growth of new grass. Moving patches of leaves that were missed in the fall or collected over the winter will also help encourage growth. Harrowing allows for organic matter to be evenly dispersed into the soil, increasing air circulation, water distribution and nitrogen penetration to the roots. Stimulating the earth will make pastures stronger earlier in the season, allowing for more grazing opportunity.

Plan for Mud – Mud season seems to be longer and longer every year. Thawing ground and spring showers can mean muddy gate areas, feeding areas, and pathways. Think about improving the ground by adding Mud Grids or Paddock Slabs. By amending the ground and fortifying it with a product that will stabilize muddy areas making it easier and safer for both you and your horses. These products are easy to install and require little ground preparation. Rotational Grazing – The foundation of great pastures is knowing when to have horses turned out on them and when to rest the areas so they can grow. One way to enhance the amount of grass you can grow in your pastures is to make sure that the pasture is fenced in such a way that you can move horses around from one area to another rotationally. This usually means creating several smaller paddocks rather than one large pasture. Pastures can be easily segmented by adding a few strands of electric braided fencing. Fence Projects – Maybe it's time to expand or update your fencing system. There are a lot of great options when it comes to horse fencing. Just make sure that whatever option you choose is safe for horses. This means the material is forgiving if the horse should run into it, highly visible and tall enough to keep them from leaning over it. It can be helpful to mix fencing styles throughout your property to make the total project more economical. Adding electric can help prevent wear over time and protect your investment. Landscape – Adding landscaping can be both form and function. While it can add a decorative flair to your farm, there are several advantages to adding hedgerows, bushes, and flowers. Hedgerows and tree lines can create wind barriers and help prevent erosion, especially in very flat areas. They also help absorb water in the wetter times of the year helping to prevent mud. In the dryer season they help delegate the water to the plants around them. Flowers increase biodiversity and encourage pollination. Just make sure that these additions are not toxic to horses before installing. Farm Equipment Check – Before starting spring projects, it is a good idea to make sure that your equipment is in good working order. Does your tractor need a tune up? Mower blades need to be sharpened? Save yourself some frustration and check equipment before you get started. This also may be the year to upgrade to a new manure spreader or get a bigger harrow. Trading up can make the season to come much easier and save hours of time. Lisa Kiley is a lifelong horse enthusiast who has worked in the equine industry and shown horses for many years. She is a proud member of the Cashman’s Horse Equipment Team in Delaware, Ohio. Cashman’s Horse Equipment has been providing top quality products to the equine and agricultural community for over 40 years.

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Nelson Automatic Waterers – A Nelson preferred contractor! Installed from start to finish. Many units to choose from. Maintenance free, time saving, energy efficient. Repairs and directional boring available. Horse fence installation. R. BARNES CO., INC. – Rick Barnes Howell, MI (Livingston) (PS-12/21) 313.407.7373 cell. Nelson Automatic Waterers – A Nelson preferred provider for repair and maintenance of your Nelson Automatic Waterers. Excellent response time. Most parts in stock. Honest, ethical and reliable. Will travel. www.WaterFixLLC.com WATERFIX COMPANY – John Guthrie Dexter, MI (Washtenaw) (S-01/22) 313.418.5676 or 734.475.8898

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BOARDING, CONTINUED TUTHILL FARMS, SOUTH LYON offers stalls and pasture board on over 20 acres. Miles of trail riding on the farm. Good location for trailering to nearby parks. Quality hay, outdoor arena, round pen, heated tack room and restroom. TUTHILL FARMS – Sandra Tuthill 248.207.6201 South Lyon, MI (Livingston) (S-07/21) Email: sandra@tuthillfarms.com Online: www.tuthillfarms.com

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EQUIPMENT: NEW/USED 4-H Clubs Take Note! Retiring horse owner has saddles and tack for sale. Come and clean it, we will post it on Saddle Up! Magazine’s Facebook page to sell, then you share the proceeds with the Zeemering Foundation. Ina (Eena) Zeemering – 517.294.0328 Howell, MI (Livingston) (M-05/21) Email: inaz@att.net

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Ladies adult size black English type saddle. Like new, German made. $500 or best offer. DANSYN ARABIANS & MINIS – 989.667.4028 Caro, MI (Tuscola) (M-05/21) Vintage Western Saddle from Kansas “Shipley.” Balanced round seat, broan, barrel racing stirrups, girth, wood tree, 15” seat. Skirt removed, fenders re-designed, trail/training. $350. Beverly Becker – 734.426.4416 or 810.222.9333 Whitmore Lake, MI (Washtenaw) (M-05/21) Email: twblue@aol.com

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HORSE FARMS & MORE 10 Acres in Dexter, MI, Washtenaw County. 2300 sq. ft. one and a half story home, oak post and beam, 3 bedrooms, 2 bath. 3 stall horse barn, paddocks, run-in. 2 acre split possible. Beverly Becker – 734.426.4416 Email: twblue@aol.com (M-05/21) Boarding Barn for RENT. 8 stalls, 55x120 indoor arena, 190x90 outdoor arena. Pastures and paddocks. Extra stalls available for expansion. Near US-23 and I-96 for easy access. Housing becomes available periodically. Ina (Eena) Z. – 517.294.0328 (during bus. hours) Howell, MI (Livingston) (M-05/21) Email: inaz@att.net BUYING AND SELLING FARMS, vacant land or recreational parcels throughout Michigan. Call Doug Beasley – 517.260.2939 FAUST REAL ESTATE, LLC (S-09/21) 145 E. Front St., Adrian, MI 49221 www.faustrealestate.net

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Classified Advertisements HORSE FARMS, CONT. Handicapped Accessible Home for RENT. Next to horse farm, 5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths in the country. $2,200 per month. Near US-23 and I-96 for easy access to job, shopping, etc. Ina (Eena) Zeemering – 517.294.0328 Howell, MI (Livingston) (M-05/21) Email: inaz@att.net Horse Farm Co-Housing Opportunity: farm owner looking for new residents. Next to horse boarding facility w/training barn, indoor/outdoor arenas. Miles of riding trails. Veterans welcome. Ina (Eena) Z. – 517.294.0328 Howell, MI (Livingston) (M-05/21) Email: inaz@att.net

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HORSES FOR SALE 16 Yr Old Quarter Horse Gelding, 15.1 hands, bay with 4 white socks. Showmanship, Western Pleasure, and Horsemanship. $2,500 obo. THE TRAVELING TRAINER LLC Ann-Marie Lavallee – 810.796.3510 Dryden, MI (Lapeer) (S-06/21) Email: thetravelingtrainer3@gmail.com 2020 Registered Quarter Horse Filly. Very sweet, show prospect, ties, leads, picks up her feet, easy to work with. $2,000 obo. Best to text for more information. Call Arthur – 810.406.6992 Millington, MI (Tuscola) (M-04/21) Miniature Mare, 3 year old Appaloosa. Bred to a miniature Appaloosa stallion. Offered at $900. DANSYN ARABIANS & MINIS – 989.667.4028 Caro, MI (Tuscola) (M-05/21) Petersonwarmbloods.com – Sales and lessons, stud service, boarding with indoor arena. Trained Holsteiners for sale for Dressage, Jumping and Eventing. 60+ years of experience. PETERSON WARMBLOODS – 248.887.4303 Highland, MI (Oakland) (S-01/22) www.petersonwarmbloods.com

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Horse trailer and vehicle repair. State certified, voted #1 “Best of the Best Oxford, MI.” I Car Gold Class Professionals. 4 locations to serve you. 4M COLLISION REPAIR Call Mitch – 248.572.4844 (M-04/21) Email: mitch@4mcollision.com Online: www.4mcollision.com

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INCOME OPPORTUNITY Part-time or full-time available: Join our team of distributors. 50 yr. old company selling animal and human supplements, cleaning, agricultural, lubrication and roofing. View videos on YouTube. Agriculture video at: www.HowIFarmNow.com, Roofing video at: www.HowIRoofNow.com Free Information, Call Ray 989.872.5216 Message: 888.266.0014, ext. 8778 (S-11/21)

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TRAINING & LESSONS Beautiful boarding and training facility for all breeds and disciplines. Green horses and firsttime riders welcome! Offering western dressage and short-term intensive training programs. IRONWOOD FARM – Dorothy 313.215.1944 Leonard, MI (Oakland) (S-04/21) Email: ironwoodfarmdressage@yahoo.com www.ironwoodfarmequestrian.com DOWN UNDER STABLES offers riding lessons on wonderful horses for anyone age 9 years and up. Experiences, kind instructors who make safety and fun a priority. DOWN UNDER STABLES – 734.417.2434 Ann Arbor, MI (Washtenaw) (M-05/21) Email: ellenbien.karpiuk@gmail.com Facebook: Down Under Stables The Traveling Trainer offers training, lessons, consulting at your facility or mine. Over 30 years of experience. Bachelor’s degree in Equestrian Studies from the University of Findlay. Also quality horses for sale. Find us on Facebook, or on Instagram: #thehappyhorsehouse, or visit our website at www.thetravelingtrainer.net THE TRAVELING TRAINER LLC Ann-Marie Lavallee – 810.796.3510 Dryden, MI (Lapeer) (S-07/21) Email: thetravelingtrainer3@gmail.com WOLKE MASI DRESSAGE – Traveling Dressage and Western Dressage trainer. Dressage show judge (L Graduate), available throughout lower Michigan for lessons, training, and clinics. Beginners through experienced riders welcome. WOLKE MASI DRESSAGE – 517.507.9751 Okemos, MI (Ingham) (M-04/21) Email: shariwolke@gmail.com Facebook: Wolke Masi Dressage

TRANSPORTATION DRAGONFLY’S RIDE: How your horse likes to travel! We ship around the corner or around the country. Ship in single, double, or box stalls. We specialize in quality, not quantity. 24-hour emergency service available. DRAGONFLY’S RIDE – Dennis 248.320.9839 Northville, MI (Washtenaw) (S-08/21) www.dragonflysride.com

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APRIL APRIL 1 – DEC. 31 – Fox Trotter Versatility Challenges. 3 Challenges: 1) Under Saddle: encourages training young MFT. 2) Under Saddle: show versatility of MFT. 3) Ultimate Horsemanship Challenge: for most ambitious member. www.michiganfoxtrotters.com APRIL 3 – Southern MI Spring All Breed Horse & Tack Auction. Tack: 11am, horses approx. 2pm. Sale Location: Moore’s Horse Co., 11771 US Hwy 223, Onsted, MI. Call 517.467.7576, email: sales@tommooresales.com, or visit us online at: https://tommooresales.com/ APRIL 10-11 – “Back To The 90’s” Competitive Mtd. Orienteering. Helmets required. Camp Eberhart, 10481 Camp Eberhart Rd., Three Rivers, MI. $10/day MiCMO members, $15/ day non. Vicki 269.244.9913, em: vickihorsley @yahoo.com or visit: www.nacmo.org APRIL 16-18 – MJMHA Classic Horse Show. Morgans, Saddlebreds, Challenge of the Breeds. NEW: 2 days of Dressage, Sat & Sun. Academy classes Sat. Ingham County Fairgrounds, 700 E. Ash St., Mason, MI. Sherry 313.207.8194, em: skollien@gmail.com. Find us on Facebook or visit: https://mjmha.com/

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APRIL 17 – Rebellion Series Barrel Racing Show, noon start. 6H Ranch, 8680 S. McGee Rd., McBain, MI. Call 989.619.6053 or find “Rebellion Series” on Facebook for more info. APRIL 17 – EUPHA Tack Sale, Noon-3pm. Dafter Township Hall, 3029 W. 10 Mile Rd., Dafter, MI. Vendor tables $20 each. Vendors Tracey 906.322.4032, email: laitinen207@ gmail.com. Online: eupha.weebly.com, or FB: https://www.facebook.com/rideEUPHA APRIL 17 – Great Lakes Cutting Horse Assoc. event. Slippery F Ranch, 9770 Butler Rd., Nashville, MI. Call 810.356.3338, or email: greatlakescutting@gmail.com. Visit us online at: www.greatlakescutting.wixsite.com/glcha or FB: “Great Lakes Cutting Horse Association” APRIL 17 – Red Horse Ranch IBRA Open, Master, Youth, Adult Barrels. MI & IN approved. Noon start. Red Horse Ranch, 64247 Library Rd., Cassopolis, MI. Call Peggy 269.626.4795 or for updates visit “L&G Quarter Horses” on Facebook or visit: www.ibra.us

APRIL 17 – Waterloo Hunt Club Annual Hunter Trials. 9:30am start. Located in Waterloo Rec. Area, 11500 Glenn Road, Grass Lake, MI. Contact Arlene Taylor 517.960.9417, or email: actaylor@umich.edu, or visit: www.waterloo hunt.com or Facebook “Waterloo Hunt Club.” APRIL 17-18 – RHAM Ranch Horse Clinics. Saturday: Intro to Ranch Horse 9am-5pm, $150 horse/rider. Sunday: Advanced Ranch Horse 9am-5pm, $150 horse/rider. Berrien Co. Fairgrounds, 9122 Old US 31, Berrien Springs, MI. Sam 616.890.1190, www.miranchhorse.com APRIL 24 – Fuzzy Horse Show, 9am to 5pm. WillowTree Farms, 61119 34th Ave., Bangor, MI. Contact Kim Lerch 517.881.8700, or email: avosequine@gmail.com for showbill. Online at: https://www.avosequine.com/event APRIL 24 – Tack Swap, 10am-3pm, Free Admission. Covid compliant. Pepperidge Equestrian Center, 7975 Pepper Rd., Holly, MI. Call/text 248.634.3560, or email: pepperridge 22@gmail.com. Vendors Note: (limited space) 10x10 space $15., bring your table, chairs, etc. APRIL 24-25 – Buchanan Westerners Riding Club Fuzzy Show. 14665 Mead Rd., Buchanan, MI. Pleasure arena opens at 8am, show starts at 8:30am. Email us: buchananwesterners@ outlook.com. Find us on Facebook or visit: www.buchananwesterners.com APRIL 24-25 – Lower MI Horse Association Fuzzy Show, 8am start. Ingham County Fairgrounds, 700 E. Ash St., Mason, MI. Stall reserve (preferred): kholzhei@hotmail.com or call/text: 517.719.2329. Find us on Facebook at “Lower-Michigan-Horse-Association.” APRIL 24-25 – MSPB&O Spring Kickoff Show. All-breed classes, any equine, 8am start. PtHA approved. Shiawassee Co. Fairgrounds, 2900 Hibbard Rd., Corunna, MI. Contact Sue Sample 231.853.2043, em.: suesample@yahoo.com. Visit us online at: https://mspbo.org/ APRIL 25 – Turtle Lake Campground Coggins Clinic w/the Incredible Dr. Pol! Must RSVP by April 10. $25 per Coggins, other vaccines avail. Turtle Lk. Campground, 854 Miller Rd., Beulah, MI. Call 231.275.7353 to RSVP. Find “Turtle Lake Campground” on Facebook. APRIL 30-MAY 2 – CMHA All Breed Lope For Hope Fuzzy Show. Shiawassee County Fairgrounds, 2900 Hibbard Rd., Corunna, MI. Email Katie Hartsuff at cmhasecretary@gmail.com, visit us online: https://cmhainfo.weebly.com/ or Facebook: “CMHA-All Breed Horse Shows” APRIL 30-MAY 2 – The Delta Classic hosted by the Michigan Reining Horse Association. Midland Co. Fairgrounds, 6905 Eastman Ave., Midland, MI. Call 616.581.2230, email: reining michigan@gmail.com. Find us on Facebook or visit: http://www.mrha.org/

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MAY MAY 1 thru DEC. 31 – Fox Trotter Versatility Challenges. 3 Challenges: 1) Under Saddle: encourages training young MFT. 2) Under Saddle: show versatility of MFT. 3) Ultimate Horsemanship Challenge: for most ambitious member. www.michiganfoxtrotters.com MAY 1 – FREE Warm-Up Open Show, Blessing of the Horses, 10am start. Lunch provided, no show clothes. Tuscola Co. Fairgrounds (enter on M-81 next to Pizza Hut) Caro, MI. Showbill: patte199@anr.msu.edu. Call Janet Swarthout 989.423.0576, email: jkswar@yahoo.com MAY 1 – D Bar D Ranch Campground Opening Weekend. D Bar D Ranch, 7064 E. 64th St., Chase, MI. 231.878.2155, email: dbardranch 02@gmail.com. Online at: www.dbardranch michigan.com, or you can find us on Facebook at: “D Bar D Ranch Michigan” MAY 1 – Wagon Wheel Open Show Series. 9am start, High Points All Age Divisions. Muskegon County Fairgrounds, 6621 Heights Ravenna Rd., Muskegon, MI. Info.: Melissa 231.740.9576, em: morganm0864@me.com or visit: www.muskegonfairgrounds.com MAY 1 – Yoder Bros. Spring Horse & Carriage Auction, 9am start. 4 auction rings, draft horses, riding horses, ponies, buggies, carts, tack, more. Isabella County Fairgrounds, 500 N. Mission, Mt. Pleasant, MI. Contact Yoder Brothers Auction Service 989.386.9082 MAY 1-2 – Buckskin Horse Association of MI Open Show, 8am start, ABRA/PAC approved. Ingham County Fairgrounds, 700 E. Ash St., Mason, MI. Stalls/info: Tamara Vogel 989.251.3511, email: tamv925@gmail.com, or visit: http://www.michiganbuckskin.org/ MAY 2 – Monroe County New & Used Tack N’ More Sale. $3 entry, 10am-3pm. Benefits Floral City Horseman’s Assoc. First Merchants Bank Expo Center, 3775 S. Custer Rd., Monroe, MI. Christin: fcha2021@yahoo.com. FB: “Monroe County New & Used Tack N' More Sale” MAY 2 – Wagon Wheel Speed Series. 1pm start, High Points All Age Divisions. Muskegon County Fairgrounds, 6621 Heights Ravenna Rd., Muskegon, MI. Stalls: Jeff 616.405.2725, email: theseveners@gmail.com or visit us online at: www.muskegonfairgrounds.com MAY 5-9 – HJAM Welcome I Show. Waterloo Hunt Club, 11500 Glenn Rd., Grass Lake, MI. Call Lindsay 419.349.6519, email: lindsay. lyden@gmail.com. Online at: www.hjam.net, or find “Hunter Jumper Association of Michigan” on Facebook.

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SHOW & EVENT DATES MAY 7-9 – Ranch Horse Assoc. of MI Show. ARHA affiliate, Region 2. Berrien Co. Youth Fairgrounds, 9122 US Hwy 31, Berrien Springs, MI. Sam Holwerda 616.890.1190, email: samholwerda@yahoo.com. Visit us online at: http://www.miranchhorse.com/ or Facebook.

MAY 12-16 – HJAM Welcome II Horse Show. Waterloo Hunt Club, 11500 Glenn Rd., Grass Lake, MI. Call Lindsay 419.349.6519, email: lindsay.lyden@gmail.com. Visit us online at: www.hjam.net, or find the “Hunter Jumper Association of Michigan” on Facebook.

MAY 15-16 – Lower MI Horse Association Fuzzy Show, 8am start. Ingham County Fairgrounds, 700 E. Ash St., Mason, MI. Stall reserve (preferred): kholzhei@hotmail.com or call/text: 517.719.2329. Find us on Facebook at “Lower-Michigan-Horse-Assocation.”

MAY 8 – Freedom Pleasure Series, 9am start. Sweepstakes, Year End Awards. Barry County Fairgrounds, 1350 N. M 37 Hwy, Hastings, MI. Email: freedomhorseshows@gmail.com or find “Freedom Pleasure Series” on Facebook.

MAY 13 – D Bar D Ranch Spring Speed Show Series. D Bar D Ranch, 7064 E. 64th St., Chase, MI. 231.878.2155, email: dbardranch02@ gmail.com. Visit us online at: www.dbardranch michigan.com, or you can find us on Facebook at: “D Bar D Ranch Michigan”

MAY 15-16 – MI Equine Challenge Assoc. Clinic w/Jeff Lebbin Saturday. AHCA Sanctioned Challenge Sunday. Wexford County Fairgrounds, 1320 Mitchell St., Cadillac, MI. Contact Danielle 231.233.6530, show mgr. Wendy 231.499.9601, or find us on Facebook.

MAY 14-16 – CMHA Kick Off Classic All Breed Horse Show. Shiawassee County Fairgrounds, 2900 Hibbard Rd., Corunna, MI. Email Katie Hartsuff at cmhasecretary@gmail.com, visit us online: https://cmhainfo.weebly.com/ or on Facebook: “CMHA-All Breed Horse Shows”

MAY 15-16 – Woodbine Farm Summer H/J Show. HJAM approved. Woodbine Farm, 9976 Liberty Rd., Chelsea, MI. Sari 502.314.3411 or email: sariclapperton@hotmail.com. For more info/stalls: https://www.woodbinefarms.com/ or email: woodbinestalls@gmail.com

MAY 14-16 – “Let’s Do Some CMOing & Horse Camping” Competitive Mounted Orienteering. Hosted by MiCMO. Friday 1st Day: 3105 20th St., Hopkins, MI. 2nd/3rd Days: Silver Creek, Hamilton, MI. Call Luann 616.318.8196 or visit: https://www.nacmo.org/

MAY 16 – Flying V Arena Speed Show Buckle Series, 11am expos. No haul-in, office or high pt. fees. Flying V Arena, 8745 Nashville Hwy., Vermontville, MI. Trudy 517.231.4905, email: flyingvarena@hotmail.com. Find showbill on our Facebook page: “Flying V Arena”

MAY 15 – Bay County Fair Craft & Tack Sale. 10am-4pm, free admission, concessions onsite. Vendors welcome. In the Merchant Building, Bay Co. Fairgrounds, 800 Livingston Ave., Bay City, MI. Contact Melissa Meier 989.415.3735, or Mary Jo 989.895.3744

MAY 19-23 – HJAM Annual Horse Show. Waterloo Hunt Club, 11500 Glenn Rd., Grass Lake, MI. Call Lindsay 419.349.6519, email: lindsay.lyden@gmail.com. Visit us online at: www.hjam.net, or find the “Hunter Jumper Association of Michigan” on Facebook.

MAY 8 – Kenowa Saddle-Ites Open Horse Show, 9am start. Holland Western Saddle Club, 3856 61st St., Holland, MI. Call Karla Kuiper 616.318.9022. Find us on Facebook: Kenowa Saddle-Ites, or visit us online at: https://kenowasaddleites.webs.com/ MAY 8 – Mid-MI Open Horse Shows Circuit Show. Isabella Co. Fairgrounds, Mt. Pleasant, MI. Stalls/camping: Jennie 989.954.5268, or email: jbigelow@gpminvestments.com. Visit us online at: http://mmohsc.com/ or find us on Facebook “MMOHSC“ MAY 8 – New & Used Tack Sale, 10am-2pm, $1 admission. Fowlerville Fairgrounds, 8800 W. Grand River Ave., Fowlerville, MI. Contact Michelle Carnevale 517.376.2859, or email: donaldcernevale@att.net. Visit us online at: https://www.fowlervillefamilyfair.com/ MAY 8-9 – Basic Horsemanship Clinic with Levi Beechy. $300 horse/rider combo includes lunch. 10% off for Missouri Fox Trotters. Beechy Horsemanship LLC, 1340 S. M-33, West Branch, MI. Call Levi 989.343.9300. Find “Beechy Horsemanship, LLC” on Facebook. MAY 8-9 – Floral City Horseman’s Association Open Horse Clinic Sat., and Open Fuzzy Show on Sun. Monroe County Fairgrounds, 3775 S. Custer Rd., Monroe, MI. Email: fcha2021 @yahoo.com. Find us on Facebook: Floral City Horseman’s Association. MAY 8-9 – MSPB&O Pint-O-Rama. All-breed classes, any equine, 8am start, 4 judges. PtHA approved. Shiawassee Co. Fairgrounds, 2900 Hibbard Rd., Corunna, MI. Contact Sue Sample 231.853.2043, em.: suesample@yahoo.com. Visit us online at: https://mspbo.org/ MAY 8-9 – Rebellion Series Barrel Racing Show at D Bar D Ranch, 7064 E. 64th St., Chase, MI. Call 989.619.6053. Find “Rebellion Series” on Facebook for more information. MAY 9 – Tri-County Horseman’s Assoc. Show, 8am start. Year end awards. Vern D. Campbell Arena, 13225 Sanford Rd., Milan, MI. Contact Judy 734.260.2916, or Deanna 734.972.7856. Find “Tri-County Horseman’s Association” on Facebook or http://tchamilan.weebly.com/

MAY 15 – Great Lakes Cutting Horse Assoc. show. Slippery F Ranch, 9770 Butler Rd., Nashville, MI. Call 810.356.3338, or email: greatlakescutting@gmail.com. Visit us online at: www.greatlakescutting.wixsite.com/glcha or FB: “Great Lakes Cutting Horse Association” MAY 15 – HWSC Horse Show. Year End Awards. Holland Western Saddle Club, 3856 61st St., Holland, MI. Email: info@holland western.com. Find us on Facebook: “Holland Western Saddle Club” or visit our website at: https://hollandwestern.com/ MAY 15-16 – Gratiot Co. Horse Group Open Show. Sat. Speed, 7pm. Sun. Come As You Are Pleasure, Dbl. Judged, 9am. Gratiot Co. Youth Fairgrounds, 701 S. Lincoln Ave., Alma, MI. Contact Becky Hirshman 989.330.7198, email: becky_hirschman@hotmail.com MAY 15-16 – IBRA Barrel Racing Show. D Bar D Ranch, 7064 E. 64th St., Chase, MI. 231.878.2155, email: dbardranch02@gmail. com. Online: www.dbardranchmichigan. com, or find us on Facebook at: “D Bar D Ranch Michigan.” Visit IBRA at: https://www.ibra.us/

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MAY 20 – D Bar D Ranch Spring Speed Show Series. D Bar D Ranch, 7064 E. 64th St., Chase, MI. 231.878.2155, email: dbardranch02@ gmail.com. Visit us online at: www.dbardranch michigan.com, or you can find us on Facebook at: “D Bar D Ranch Michigan” MAY 22 – GLASS-ED Pine Lake Stables May English & Western Dressage Show. Entries close: May 13. Pine Lake Stables, 12300 Pine Lake Rd., Plainwell, MI. Mary 269.664.4233, email: equineline@mei.net. Find us on Facebook, or online at: http://glass-ed.com/ MAY 22 – Wild & Free Rebellion Series Barrel Racing Show, 10am start. Hawk Hill Farm, 6815 Olson Lane, Grayling, MI. 989.619.6053 or find “Rebellion Series” on Facebook. MAY 22 – St Joseph County Mounted Division Speed Show Fundraiser. Hosted by St Joseph Co. Horseman’s Assoc., 21388 CentrevilleConstantine Rd, Centreville, MI. 269.312.0245, email: wonderlady65@aol.com or find us on Facebook: “Horsemans Saddle Club” MAY 22-23 – Buchanan Westerners Riding Club Fuzzy Show. 14665 Mead Rd., Buchanan, MI. Pleasure arena opens at 8am, show starts at 8:30am. Email us: buchananwesterners@ outlook.com. Find us on Facebook or visit: www.buchananwesterners.com WWW.SADDLEUPMAG.COM


SHOW & EVENT DATES MICHIGAN, CONT. MAY 22-23 – MI-FQHR Horse Show. Midland County Fairgrounds, 6905 Eastman Ave., Midland, MI. Call 517.404.292, or email: michiganfqhr@gmail.com. Find “Foundation Quarter Horse Registry – Michigan Affiliate” on Facebook or visit: www.michigan-fqhr.com MAY 23 – Flying V Arena Speed Show Buckle Series, 11am expos. No haul-in, office or high pt. fees. Flying V Arena, 8745 Nashville Hwy., Vermontville, MI. Trudy 517.231.4905, email: flyingvarena@hotmail.com. Find showbill on our Facebook page: “Flying V Arena” MAY 23 – Tack & Equipment Sale, 9am-4pm. $2.00 admission (includes door prize ticket, must be present to win) Eastern MI Fairgrounds, 195 Midway St., Imlay City, MI. Vendors welcome: 10x10 space $25. Call Marie Curell 810.614.9390 for more info. MAY 23 – Tri-County Horseman’s Association Show, 8am start. Year end awards. Vern D. Campbell Arena, 13225 Sanford Rd., Milan, MI. Contact Judy 734.260.2916, or Deanna 734.972.7856. FB: “Tri-County Horseman’s Association” or http://tchamilan.weebly.com/ MAY 24 – Wagon Wheel Open Show Series. 9am start, High Points All Age Divisions. Muskegon County Fairgrounds, 6621 Heights Ravenna Rd., Muskegon, MI. Info.: Melissa 231.740.9576, em: morganm0864@me.com or visit: www.muskegonfairgrounds.com MAY 26–MAY 31 – MQHA Summer Series, AQHA approved, 6 judge event. Midland Co. Fairgrounds, 6905 Eastman Ave., Midland, MI. Contact the MQHA office 616.225.8211, email: mqha@hotmail.com. Find us on Facebook or our website at: http://miquarterhorse.com/ MAY 27 – D Bar D Ranch Spring Speed Show Series. D Bar D Ranch, 7064 E. 64th St., Chase, MI. Call 231.878.2155, email: dbardranch02@ gmail.com. Visit us online at: www.dbardranch michigan.com, or you can find us on Facebook at: “D Bar D Ranch Michigan” MAY 28-30 – Eastern US Mounted Archery Championship Series. Gound Zero Mounted Archers, 2116 S. 11th St., Niles, MI. Call 269.240.4764. Find “Ground Zero Mounted Archers” on Facebook or visit their website at: http://www.groundzeroarchery.com/ MAY 28-30 – Turtle Lake Campground Speed Show. Added Money! Poker run, group trail ride, more! Turtle Lake Campground, 854 Miller Road, Beulah, MI. Call 231.275.7353. Find “Turtle Lake Campground” on Facebook or visit us online at: www.turtlelakecampground.com

MAY 29 – Mid-MI Open Horse Shows Circuit Show. Dbl. Judged. Isabella Co. Fairgrounds, Mt. Pleasant, MI. Stalls/camping: Jennie 989.954.5268, or email: jbigelow@gpminvest ments.com. Online at: http://mmohsc.com/ or find us on Facebook at: “MMOHSC“

JUNE 4-6 – Dressage at Waterloo Spring Classic I & II. Located in Waterloo Recreation Area, 11500 Glenn Road, Grass Lake, MI. Email: info@horseshowoffice.com, or visit: www.waterloohunt.com. Find us on Facebook at: “Waterloo Hunt Club.”

MAY 29-30 – Basic Horsemanship Clinic with Levi Beechy. 9am start, $300 per horse/rider combo, includes lunch. Beechy Horsemanship LLC, 1340 S. M-33, West Branch, MI. Call Levi 989.343.9300. Find “Beechy Horsemanship, LLC” on Facebook.

JUNE 4-6 – Great Lakes Buckskin Association Show, Fri Open Speed Classes 6pm. Sat/Sun Dbl. Judged IBHA & All Breed Show. St. Joseph Co. Fairgrounds, 316 E. Charlotte St., Centreville, MI. Ken 517.262.0537, email: klhuffman @frontier.com, or https://www.glbahorse.org/

MAY 29 – Newaygo Co. Ag. Fair Assoc. Casual Series, 9am start (1 of 3 in series). High Point and Sweepstakes classes. Newaygo County Fairgrounds, 815 S. Stewart Ave., Fremont, MI. Call 616.777.7761, or visit us online at: http://newaygocountyfair.org/

JUNE 4-6 – “Happy Is As Happy Does” CMO. Helmets required. Silver Creek Co. Park, 3900 134th Ave., Hamilton, MI. $10/day MiCMO members, $15/day non-members (plus park fees). Vicki 269.244.9913, em: vickihorsley@ yahoo.com or visit: www.nacmo.org

MAY 29-30 – MI Paint Horse Club Memorial Weekend Bonanza. Ingham Co. Fairgrounds, 700 E. Ash St., Mason, MI. Show Mgr. Kathy Avolt 765.714.4324, email: kavolt@hotmail. com. Visit: www.anequineproduction.com or www.miphc.com

JUNE 4-6 – Ranch Horse Assoc. of MI Show. Berrien County Youth Fair, 9122 US Hwy 31, Berrien Springs, MI. Call Sam 616.890.1190, email: samholwerda@yahoo.com. Find us on Facebook: “Ranch Horse Assoc of Michigan” or visit: http://www.miranchhorse.com/

MAY 29-30 – MSPB&O Summer Classic Pinto. All-breed classes, 8am start, 4 judges. PtHA approved. Shiawassee Co. Fairgrounds, 2900 Hibbard Rd., Corunna, MI. Contact Sue Sample 231.853.2043, em.: suesample@yahoo.com. Visit us online at: https://mspbo.org/

JUNE 5 – 4 Season Equine Association Open Show, 8:30am start, Double Judged. Northwestern MI Fair, 3606 Blair Twp. Rd., Traverse City, MI. Show Mgr. Tallie Cook 231.944.6269, email: 4seasonequine@gmail.com. Online at: https://4seasonequine.weebly.com/ or on FB.

MAY 29-30 – Woodbine Farm Summer H/J Show. HJAM approved. Woodbine Farm, 9976 Liberty Rd., Chelsea, MI. Sari 502.314.3411 or email: sariclapperton@hotmail.com. For more info/stalls: https://www.woodbinefarms.com/ or email: woodbinestalls@gmail.com

JUNE 5 – Cold Spring Farm Rebellion Series Barrel Racing, 1pm start. Cold Spring Farm, 8477 Bohemian Rd., Maple City, MI. Call 989.619.6053 or Facebook: “Rebellion Series”

MAY 29-31 – “Do Ya Feel Lucky?” Poker Ride and Campout with OREA. Ortonville Recreation Area, located in Southeastern Michigan. Find us on Facebook: “OREA – Ortonville Recreation Equestrian Association” or visit us online at: https://www.hadleyhills.com/

JUNE JUNE 1 thru DEC. 31 – Fox Trotter Versatility Challenges. 3 Challenges: 1) Under Saddle: encourages training young MFT. 2) Under Saddle: show versatility of MFT. 3) Ultimate Horsemanship Challenge: for most ambitious member. www.michiganfoxtrotters.com JUNE 3 – D Bar D Ranch Spring Speed Show Series. D Bar D Ranch, 7064 E. 64th St., Chase, MI. Call 231.878.2155, email: dbardranch02@ gmail.com. Online at: www.dbardranchmich igan.com. Facebook: D Bar D Ranch Michigan

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JUNE 5 – Freedom Pleasure Series, 9am start. Sweepstakes, Year End Awards. Barry County Fairgrounds, 1350 N. M 37 Hwy, Hastings, MI. Email: freedomhorseshows@gmail.com or find “Freedom Pleasure Series” on Facebook. JUNE 5 – Glass-Ed Serenity Farm Spring Dressage Show. English & Western. Entries close: May 29. Serenity Farm, 7872 Wilson Ave. SW, Byron Center, MI. Call Janine 616.723.4122, email: jhequestrian@comcast. net. Visit: http://glass-ed.com/ or on Facebook. JUNE 5-6 – IBRA Barrel Racing Show at D Bar D Ranch, 7064 East 64th St., Chase, MI. 231.878.2155, email: dbardranch02@gmail. com. Online: www.dbardranchmichigan. com, or find us on Facebook at: “D Bar D Ranch Michigan.” Visit IBRA at: https://www.ibra.us/ JUNE 5-6 – Midland Jr. Fair Board Open Show, 9am start. Overall Weekend High Point: 2 show saddles. Midland County Fairgrounds, 6905 Eastman Ave., Midland, MI. Show info & stalls: call Margaret Wegner 989.835.9743, email: mwtgone@aol.com. www.midlandfair.com WWW.SADDLEUPMAG.COM


SHOW & EVENT DATES MICHIGAN, CONT. JUNE 5-6 – Rustic Cowboy Camp Out. Hosted by the Maybury State Park Trail Riders Assoc. (MSPTRA). Maybury State Park, 20145 Beck Rd., Northville, MI. Contact Mary Nader at 734.945.4475, em.: mnader@wowway.com. Online at: https://mayburytrailriders.org/ JUNE 6 – Tri-County Horseman’s Association Show, 8am start. Year End Awards. Vern D. Campbell Arena, 13225 Sanford Rd., Milan, MI. Contact Judy 734.260.2916, or Deanna 734.972.7856. FB: “Tri-County Horseman’s Association” or http://tchamilan.weebly.com/ JUNE 9 – River Run Horse Show – Speed Series. 6:30pm, nightly & year end High Point awards, no membership needed!. Kent County Fairgrounds, 225 S. Hudson St., Lowell, MI. 616.240.7575, email: riverrunhorseshows@ gmail.com, Facebook: River Run Horse Shows JUNE 10 – D Bar D Ranch Spring Speed Show Series. D Bar D Ranch, 7064 E. 64th St., Chase, MI. Call 231.878.2155, email: dbardranch02@ gmail.com. Visit us online at: www.dbardranch michigan.com, or you can find us on Facebook at: “D Bar D Ranch Michigan” JUNE 11-13 – CMHA All Breed Horse Show. Shiawassee County Fairgrounds, 2900 Hibbard Rd., Corunna, MI. Katie 989.666.4867, email: cmhasecretarygmail.com, stall res: cmhastalls @gmail.com. https://cmhainfo.weebly.com/ or Facebook: “CMHA-All Breed Horse Shows” JUNE 11-13 – Eastern US Mounted Archery Championship Series “Michigan Mash Up.” Hosted by Michigan Centaurs, 1886 S. 160 Ave., Hesperia, MI. Call Beth 231.557.6598, email: michigancentaurs@gmail.com or online at: www.michigancentaurs.com JUNE 11-13 – Floral City Horseman’s Association Summer Series Show. Gymkhana Fri. 7pm. Sat. and Sun. 8am. Monroe County Fairgrounds, 3775 S. Custer Rd., Monroe, MI. Email: fcha2021@yahoo.com. Find us on Facebook: Floral City Horseman’s Association. JUNE 11-13 – Michigan Reining Horse Association Show. Midland County Fairgrounds, 6905 Eastman Avenue, Midland, MI. Call 616.581.2230, email: reiningmichigan@ gmail.com. Find “Michigan Reining Horse” on Facebook or visit: http://www.mrha.org/ JUNE 12 – D Bar D Ranch Campground Poker Ride. D Bar D Ranch, 7064 E. 64th St., Chase, MI. Call 231.878.2155, email: dbardranch02 @gmail.com. Visit us online at: www.dbard ranchmichigan.com, or find us on Facebook at: “D Bar D Ranch Michigan”

JUNE 12 – Great Lakes Cutting Horse Assoc. show. BBH, 7420 Turk Rd., Brooklyn, MI. Call 810.356.3338, or email us: greatlakescutting @gmail.com. Online at: www.greatlakescutt ing.wixsite.com/glcha or on Facebook: “Great Lakes Cutting Horse Association”

JUNE 16 – River Run Horse Show: Casual Pleasure Series. 6:30pm, nightly/year end High Point awards, no membership needed! Kent Co. Fairgrounds, 225 S. Hudson St., Lowell, MI. 616.240.7575, email: riverrunhorseshows@ gmail.com, Facebook: River Run Horse Shows

JUNE 12 – Hale Rebellion Series Barrel Racing, 10am start. Iosco County Fairgrounds, 1/4 mile North of stoplight, East side of M-65, Hale, MI. Call 989.619.6053. Facebook: Rebellion Series

JUNE 17 – D Bar D Ranch Spring Speed Show Series. D Bar D Ranch, 7064 E. 64th St., Chase, MI. Call 231.878.2155, email: dbardranch02@ gmail.com. Visit us online at: www.dbardranch michigan.com, or you can find us on Facebook at: “D Bar D Ranch Michigan”

JUNE 12-13 – Extreme Mt. Trail Clinic w/Kelly Chapman Sat., EMT Challenge Sun. Holland Western Saddle Club, 3856 61st St., Holland, MI. Email: info@hollandwestern.com. Facebook: “Holland Western Saddle Club” or visit us online at: https://hollandwestern.com/ JUNE 12-13 – Floral City Horseman’s Association Summer Series June Open Horse Show. Monroe County Fairgrounds, 3775 S. Custer Rd., Monroe, MI. Find us on Facebook: Floral City Horseman’s Association. JUNE 12-13 – Lower MI Horse Association Open Show, 8am start, PAC. Ingham County Fairgrounds, 700 E. Ash St., Mason, MI. Stall reserve (preferred): kholzhei@hotmail.com or call/text: 517.719.2329. Find us on Facebook at “Lower-Michigan-Horse-Assocation.” JUNE 12-13 – MI Equine Challenge Assoc. AHCA Sanctioned Challenge. Wexford County Fairgrounds, 1320 Mitchell St., Cadillac, MI. Contact Danielle 231.233.6530, show mgr. Wendy 231.499.9601, or find Michigan Equine Challenge Association “MECA” on Facebook. JUNE 12-13 – MHDVA Blue Ribbon Pleasure Driving Show, Driven Dressage & Combined Test. ADS recognized. 8am both days. Ionia County Fairgrounds, 317 S. Dexter St., Ionia, MI. Dorothy 517.763.3729, email: pchilds_ 2004@yahoo.com, or http://mhdva.org/ JUNE 12-13 – Mid-MI Open Horse Shows Circuit “Cowgirl Up” Show. Isabella Co. Fairgrounds, Mt. Pleasant, MI. Stalls/camping: Jennie 989.954.5268, or email: jbigelow@ gpminvestments.com. Visit us online at: http://mmohsc.com/ or Facebook: “MMOHSC“ JUNE 13 – Flying V Arena Speed Show Buckle Series, 11am expos. No haul-in, office or high pt. fees. Flying V Arena, 8745 Nashville Hwy., Vermontville, MI. Trudy 517.231.4905, email: flyingvarena@hotmail.com. Find our showbill on our Facebook page: “Flying V Arena” JUNE 14-18 – Horse Camp for Ages 7-16. Beginner through walk, trot, canter welcome. 9am-2pm daily. Wildwind Equestrian Center, 3935 7 Mile Road, South Lyon, MI. Call 248.486.7433, or email: wildwindec@gmail. com, or visit: www.wildwindstable.com

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JUNE 17-20 – Woodbine Farm USEF June Show. HJAM approved. Woodbine Farm, 9976 Liberty Rd., Chelsea, MI. Email: info@hjam. net, online: www.hjam.net, or find “Hunter Jumper Assoc. of MI” on Facebook. Stall res.: https://www.woodbinefarms.com/ JUNE 18-20 – Dressage at Waterloo June I and II. Located in Waterloo Recreation Area, 11500 Glenn Road, Grass Lake, MI. Email: info@horseshowoffice.com, or visit online at: www.waterloohunt.com. Find us on Facebook at: “Waterloo Hunt Club.” JUNE 19 – Boots & Bridle 4-H Club Open Show, 9am start. Tuscola County Fairgrounds (enter on M-81 next to Pizza Hut) Caro, MI. For showbill email: patte199@anr.msu.edu. Call Contact Amy Kotsch 989.683.3271. Find us on Facebook or visit: www.tuscolacountyfair.org JUNE 19 – Glass-Ed Annual Dressage Show. English & Western, L judges. Entries close: June 10. Pine Lake Stables, 12300 Pine Lake Rd., Plainwell, MI. Call Mary 269.664.4223, email: equineline@mei.net or visit us online at: http://glass-ed.com/ or on Facebook. JUNE 19 – HWSC Horse Show. Year End Awards. Holland Western Saddle Club, 3856 61st St., Holland, MI. Email: info@holland western.com. Find us on Facebook: “Holland Western Saddle Club” or visit our website at: https://hollandwestern.com/ JUNE 19-20 – Buchanan Westerners Riding Club Horse Show. 14665 Mead Rd., Buchanan, MI. Pleasure arena opens at 8am, show starts at 8:30am. Email us: buchananwesterners@ outlook.com. Find us on Facebook or visit us at: www.buchananwesterners.com JUNE 20 – Tri-County Horseman’s Association Show, 9am start. Year End Awards. Vern D. Campbell Arena, 13225 Sanford Rd., Milan, MI. Contact Judy 734.260.2916, or Deanna 734.972.7856. FB: “Tri-County Horseman’s Association” or http://tchamilan.weebly.com/

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SHOW & EVENT DATES JUNE 26 – Kal Val Saddle Club Speed Show, IBRA MI/IN Co-Sanctioned, $500 Added. 11am start. Kal Val Saddle Club Grounds, 9853 S. 34th St., Scotts, MI. Melissa 269.808.7573, or Shajnett 269.567.8708. Find us on Facebook: “Kal Val Saddle Club.”

JUNE 27 – Wagon Wheel Speed Series. 1pm start, High Points All Age Divisions. Muskegon County Fairgrounds, 6621 Heights Ravenna Rd., Muskegon, MI. Stalls: Jeff 616.405.2725, email: theseveners@gmail.com or visit us online at: www.muskegonfairgrounds.com

JUNE 26 – Kenowa Saddle-Ites Open Horse Show, 9am start. Holland Western Saddle Club, 3856 61st St., Holland, MI. Call Karla Kuiper 616.318.9022. Find us on Facebook at: “Kenowa Saddle-Ites” or visit us online at: https://kenowasaddleites.webs.com/

JUNE 28-JULY 2 – Horse Camp for Ages 7-16. Beginner thru 2’3”-2’6” jump riders welcome. 9am-2pm daily. Wildwind Equestrian Center, 3935 7 Mile Road, South Lyon, MI. Call 248.486.7433, or email: wildwindec@gmail. com, or visit: www.wildwindstable.com

JUNE 26 – Wagon Wheel Open & 4-H Qualifier Show. 9am start, High Points All Age Divisions. Muskegon County Fairgrounds, 6621 Heights Ravenna Rd., Muskegon, MI. Info.: Melissa 231.740.9576, em: morganm0864@me.com or visit: www.muskegonfairgrounds.com

JUNE 29-30 – Waterloo Hunter/Jumper Show. USEF Heritage Competition, HJAM approved. Waterloo Rec. Area, 11500 Glenn Road, Grass Lake, MI. Email: jstommen@netzero.net, or visit: www.waterloohunt.com or find us on Facebook: “Waterloo Hunter/Jumper Shows.”

JUNE 26 – Wrangler 4-H Club Open Show, 9am start. Tuscola County Fairgrounds (enter on M-81 next to Pizza Hut) Caro, MI. For showbill email: patte199@anr.msu.edu. Call Holly Harp 810.358.8477. Find us on Facebook or visit: www.tuscolacountyfair.org

MICHIGAN AUCTIONS Hay and Straw Auction – Tuesdays 1pm. Lake Odessa Livestock Auction, 3675 Tupper Lake Rd, Lake Odessa, MI. Call 616.374.8213 or www.lakeodessalivestockauction.com

JUNE 26-27 – Anna Bays Memorial Horse Show Series. 9am start, High Point & Res. High Points each division. Northwestern MI Fairgrounds, 3606 Blair Town Hall Rd., Traverse City, MI. Colleen 231.392.9342, email: colleen haveman@yahoo.com or www.nmawhc.com

Horse and Tack Auction: First Saturday of each month (except July) Tack 2 pm, Horses 6pm. Hay and Straw, plus Farm Related Items Weds. 2:30 p.m. Northern MI Livestock Auction, 1848 N. Townline Rd., Gaylord, MI. 231. 439.5679, northernmichiganlivestock.com

JUNE 26-27 – Buckskin Horse Association of MI Open Show, 8am. ABRA/PAC approved. Shiawassee County Fairgrounds, 2900 Hibbard Rd., Corunna, MI. Stalls/info: Tamara Vogel 989.251.3511, email: tamv925@gmail.com, or visit: http://www.michiganbuckskin.org/

Moore's Monthly Horse and Tack Auction: First Saturday of each month, starting at 6pm with tack, horses to follow. Tom Moore Sales, 11771 US Hwy. 223, Onsted, MI. 517.467. 7576, email: sales@tommooresales.com, or online at www.tommooresales.com

JUNE 26 – BDM Challenge Rebellion Series Barrel Racing, noon start. Arena located at Co. Road 491 and Agren Road, Lewiston, MI. Call 989.619.6053 or Facebook: Rebellion Series

JUNE 26-27 – IBRA Barrel Racing Show at D Bar D Ranch, 7064 East 64th St., Chase, MI. 231.878.2155, email: dbardranch02@gmail. com. Online: www.dbardranchmichigan. com, or find us on Facebook at: “D Bar D Ranch Michigan.” Visit IBRA at: https://www.ibra.us/

Moore's Monthly Dealer Tack Auction: 3rd Thursday of every month, starting at 10am. Held at 11771 US Hwy. 223, Onsted, MI. Call 517.467.7576, or email: sales@tommoore sales.com, or visit www.tommooresales.com

JUNE 26 – Freedom Pleasure Series, 9am start, Double Judged. Rain Date: August 7. Sweepstakes, Year End Awards. Barry County Fairgrounds, 1350 N. M 37 Hwy, Hastings, MI. Email: freedomhorseshows@gmail.com or find “Freedom Pleasure Series” on Facebook.

JUNE 27 – Flying V Arena Speed Show Buckle Series, 11am expos. No haul-in, office or high pt. fees. Flying V Arena, 8745 Nashville Hwy., Vermontville, MI. Trudy 517.231.4905, email: flyingvarena@hotmail.com. Find our showbill on our Facebook page: “Flying V Arena”

JUNE 26 – Great Lakes Cutting Horse Assoc. Show. MiRCHA produced. Midland Co. Fairgrounds, 6905 Eastman Ave., Midland, MI. Call 810.356.3338, greatlakescutting@gmail.com www.greatlakescutting.wixsite.com/glcha or FB: “Great Lakes Cutting Horse Association”

JUNE 27 – Glass-Ed Derbyshire Farms Dressage Show. Derbyshire Farms, 6868 Washington Ave., Stevensville, MI. Contact Lucinda 269.930.9808, email: derbyshirefarms@csi net.net. Find us on Facebook or visit us online at: http://glass-ed.com/

MICHIGAN, CONT. JUNE 21-25 – Horse Camp for Ages 7-16. Beginner through 2’ jump riders welcome. 9am-2pm daily. Wildwind Equestrian Center, 3935 7 Mile Road, South Lyon, MI. Call 248.486.7433, or email: wildwindec@gmail. com, or visit: www.wildwindstable.com JUNE 22-25 – Brit Vet Camp at Albion College. Veterinary medicine preparatory camp for high school juniors and seniors. Hands-on, multidisciplinary. Receive college credit! Albion College, 611 East Porter Street, Albion, MI. https://www.albion.edu/camps/ JUNE 23 – River Run Horse Show – Speed Series. 6:30pm, nightly & year end High Point awards, no membership needed!. Kent County Fairgrounds, 225 S. Hudson St., Lowell, MI. 616.240.7575, email: riverrunhorseshows@ gmail.com, Facebook: River Run Horse Shows JUNE 25-27 – MQHA Spartan Spectacular, AQHA approved, 4 judge event. Mason County Fairgrounds, 5302 US-10, Ludington, MI. Contact the MQHA office 616.225.8211, email: mqha@hotmail.com. Find us on Facebook or our website at: http://miquarterhorse.com/ JUNE 25-27 – POAC East World Show, 7:30 am start. MI POAC Promo Show Friday, East World Show Sat & Sun. Berrien County Youth Fair, 9122 US Hwy 31, Berrien Springs, MI. Find the “2021 POAC East World and Promo” on Facebook for more information. JUNE 25-27 – Turtle Lake Campground Speed Show. Added Money! Poker run, group trail ride, more! Turtle Lake Campground, 854 Miller Road, Beulah, MI. Call 231.275.7353. Find “Turtle Lake Campground” on Facebook or visit us online at: www.turtlelakecampground.com

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Hay and Straw Auction: Mondays 3:30pm. Ravenna Livestock Auction, 3265 S. Slocum Road, Ravenna, MI. Call 231.853.5738, or visit us online: online at www.ravennaauction.com Warner Farms Dealer's Tack Auction: First Thursday of every month, 10am. Lenawee County Fair and Event Grounds, 602 Dean St., Adrian, MI. Call James Warner 517.596. 3028, email: jimbohorse46@frontier.com, or online at: www.lenfair.com W-H Horse Saddle and Tack Auction: Fourth Saturday of every month. 10am used tack; 1pm horses. Wayland-Hopkins Livestock Auction, 3634 10th St., Wayland, MI. Call Leon, Cal or Tye Casey (269) 945-9398 or online at www.your-auctioneers.com WWW.SADDLEUPMAG.COM


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APRIL APRIL 1 – Thursday, Special Standardbred Sale, 10:30am. Sugarcreek Stockyards, 102 Buckeye Street, Sugarcreek, OH. Call 330.831.1720, email: info@sugarcreek stockyards.com. Find us on Facebook or visit: www.sugarcreekstockyards.com APRIL 2-3 – Crazy Woman Ranch Youth Rodeo Series Jr High & High School Finals. Scholarships, Paybacks, & more! 6450 LancasterCircleville Rd., Lancaster, OH. Entries Weds. before rodeo: call/text Joyce 614.595.1850. Find “Crazy Woman Ranch” on Facebook. APRIL 2-3 – Spring Fling Barrel & Pole Show. Garwood Arena, 2538 Middleton Rd., Columbiana, OH. Contact Stefanie 330.717.4329, email: stefanie@garwoodcattle.com, visit us online at: http://garwoodarena.com/ or on FB: https://www.facebook.com/GarwoodArena/ APRIL 2-4 – OHAHA Spring Show. Region 14 Qualifier. AHA, USEF, & NSHR Approved. World Equestrian Center (WEC), 4095 State Route 730, Wilmington, OH. Show manager: Cindy 937.935.1753, em.: cindy@cindyclinton.com. Visit us online at: http://www.ohaha.org/ APRIL 2-4 – Ohio Valley Reining Horse Assoc. Show. Henderson Arena, 739 Van Fossen West Rd., Jackson, OH. Email: ovrha@yahoo.com, online at: http://ovrha.org/ or find “Ohio Valley Reining Horse Association” on Facebook. APRIL 3 – Easter Special Riding Horse & Tack Sale, 10:30am, horses to follow. Sugarcreek Stockyards, 102 Buckeye St., Sugarcreek, OH. Call 330.831.1720, email: info@sugarcreek stockyards.com. Find us on Facebook or visit: www.sugarcreekstockyards.com APRIL 3 – Equine Fundamentals & Basic First Aid. 9am-4pm, $159 per person. Spring Valley Run Stables, Xenia, OH. Email: springvalleyrun @gmail.com. Find “Spring Valley Run Stables” on Facebook to purchase tickets. APRIL 3-4 – EOQHA/OQHA Approved Horse Show. Ohio Expo Center, 717 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, OH. Visit http://eoqha.us/ online or find the “Eastern Ohio QHA” on Facebook.

APRIL 4 – WPRA Breakaway Award Series. Sunday’s at Noon. Treharne’s Training Center, 49053 Fredricktown Clarkson Rd., Negley, OH. Contact Dave T. 330.720.1832, email: dttrain ingcenter@gmail.com or find “Treharne’s Training Center” on Facebook.

APRIL 16-18 – USCHA Region 6 Sanctioned Cutting Event. Garwood Arena, 2538 Middleton Rd., Columbiana, OH. Office 903.440.4122, email: office@unitedstatescutting.com. Visit: https://unitedstatescutting.com/ or Facebook: “United States Cutting.”

APRIL 7-11 – World Equestrian Center Premier Show #17. WEC, 4095 OH 730, Wilmington, OH. Contact Julie Agar 248.892.6806, email: julie.agar@comcast.net. Visit us online at: https://worldequestriancenter.com/wilmingto n-oh/ or Facebook: “World Equestrian Center.”

APRIL 17 – Dee Kuzenko Memorial Scholarship Series Fundraiser Show. OH IBRA, PA-OH BRA, NPBA approved. Treharne’s Training Ctr., 49053 Fredricktown Clarkson Rd., Negley, OH. Contact Lindsey August 724.650.6291 or find “The Deanna Kuzenko Memorial Scholarship Barrel Racing Series” on Facebook.

APRIL 9-11– Ranch Sorting, North Eastern Regional. Henderson Arena, 739 Van Fossen West Rd., Jackson, OH. Call 970.897.2901, email: cinchrsnc@hotmail.com. Visit us online at: https://www.rsnc.us/ or on Facebook. APRIL 9-11– Buckeye Legacy Rodeo. Open to NHSRA HS/Jr High Members. Garwood Arena, 2538 Middleton Rd., Columbiana, OH. OHSRA President Tanya Tupps 330.464.8075. Visit us online at: www.ohiohighschoolrodeo.org or on FB: Ohio High School & Jr High Rodeo Assoc. APRIL 10-11 – Lake Erie College Dressage Prix de Villes, USEF & USDF Approved. George M. Humphrey Equestrian Ctr., 8031 Morley Rd., Mentor, OH. Contact Pam Hess, DVM 440.375.8005, email: phess@lec.edu, or visit us online at: https://www.lec.edu/ APRIL 10-11 – OPHA Approved Horse Show. Chagrin Valley Farms, 9250 Washington St., Chagrin Falls, OH. Contact Linda Joseph 440.543.7233, email: lindajoseph@chagin valleyfarms.com, or visit us online at: www. opha.org, or www.chagrinvalleyfarms.com APRIL 11 – Lebanon 4-H Tack Expo, 10am2pm. Vendors welcome, concessions onsite. Held at the Lebanon Grand Opry House, 620 N. Broadway Ave., Lebanon, OH. 513.850.1770 for more information or find “Lebanon Grand Opry” on Facebook. APRIL 14-18 – World Equestrian Ctr. Premier Show #18. WEC, 4095 OH 730, Wilmington, OH. Contact Julie Agar 248.892.6806, email: julie.agar@comcast.net. Visit us online at: https://worldequestriancenter.com/wilmingto n-oh/ or Facebook: “World Equestrian Center.” APRIL 16-17 – NBHA OH District 04 Barrel Racing. Henderson Arena, 739 Van Fossen West Rd., Jackson, OH. Call Keith Malone 740.525.0401, email: keith@malonerenova tions.com. Online at: https://nbha.com/ APRIL 16-18 – Lake Erie College 52nd Annual H/J Prix de Villes. 3 Day Format, OPHA, WPAPHA, Up & Over Approved. George M. Humphrey Equestrian Ctr., 8031 Morley Rd., Mentor, OH. Pam Hess, DVM 440.375.8005, em.: phess@lec.edu or https://www.lec.edu/

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APRIL 17 – IBRA Ohio Approved Barrel Racing. Crazy Woman Ranch, 6450 LancasterCircleville Rd., Lancaster, OH. Call Joyce Haynes 614.595.1850. Find “Crazy Woman Ranch” on Facebook or visit: www.ibra.us for more information. APRIL 17 – Rider Biomechanics Clinic, 9am start. $175 per person. Auditors: $15 each day. Add’l. clinic on May 15. Buckeye Performance Horse Center, 9761 Bell Rd., Newbury, OH. 440.739.4011, email: buckeyeperformance horse center@gmail.com, or on Facebook. APRIL 17-18 – Mid-Ohio Marauders Cowboy Mtd. Shooting New Shooter Training, Sat. 9am, $75 entry. Gunfire Acclimation, Sun. 9am. New Shooters included in $75 entry. Members $50. Madison Co. Fairgrounds, 205 Elm St., London, OH. 740.206.7214, email: midohiomarauders @gmail.com, www.midohiomarauders.com APRIL 17-18 – Tri-County Trails Association Work Party Sat. 10am, Easter Ride Sun.10am, Dinner 2pm. Tri-Co Camp, 2662 Downing St. SW, East Sparta, OH. Jim 330.323.4738, or Ellen 330.323.2834. Find us on Facebook or visit: https://www.tri-cotrails.com/ APRIL 18 – WPRA Breakaway Award Series. Sunday’s at Noon. Treharne’s Training Center, 49053 Fredricktown Clarkson Rd., Negley, OH. Contact Dave Treharne. 330.720.1832, email: dttrainingcenter@gmail.com or you can find “Treharne’s Training Center” on Facebook. APRIL 21-25 – World Equestrian Ctr. Premier Show #19. WEC, 4095 OH 730, Wilmington, OH. Contact Julie Agar 248.892.6806, email: julie.agar@comcast.net. Visit us online at: https://worldequestriancenter.com/wilmingto n-oh/ or Facebook: “World Equestrian Center.” APRIL 23-25 – Ohio Ranch Horse Association Show, Double Judged. Henderson Arena, 739 Van Fossen West Rd., Jackson, OH. Call Amy Roberts 740.819.8446, or email: amyshd@ yahoo.com. Find us on Facebook or visit us at: http://www.ohioranchhorseassociation.com/

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APRIL 23-25 – USTPA Region 8 Sanctioned Penning & Sorting Event. Garwood Arena, 2538 Middleton Rd., Columbiana, OH. USTPA show office: 817.599.4455. Find us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/USTPA or visit us at: https://ustpa.com/

MAY 1-2 – Buckeye Equestrian Events Open Show. Haul ins accepted. Champions Center Expo, 4122 Laybourne Rd., Springfield, OH. Stalls Call/Text: Duane 740.610.4129, or email: horsejudge125@gmail.com. Visit us online at: https://www.buckeyeequestrianevents.com/ MAY 1-2 – Classical & Western Dressage Schooling Show, 8am start. Champions Center Expo, 4122 Laybourne Rd., Springfield, OH. Stalls Text: 740.610.4129, or email: horsejudge125@gmail.com. Online at: https://www.buckeyeequestrianevents.com/ MAY 1-2 – Lynn Palm Western Dressage Clinic. Limit 10 riders, $550 Fri.-Sun., w/stall, bedding, hay $590. Weekend Auditors $75; Fri. $25, Sat. or Sun. $35. Buckeye Performance Horse Center, 9761 Bell Road, Newbury, OH. 440.739.4011, or email: buckeyeperformance horsecenter@gmail.com MAY 1-2 – PtHAO Spring Fling Show. Allen County Fairgrounds, 2750 Harding Hwy., Lima, OH. Kaylee 419.656.5669, email: kaykuns93 @gmail.com. Find the “PtHAO – Pinto Horse Association of Ohio” on Facebook or visit our website: www.ohiopinto.net MAY 2 – 19th Annual Medina Kids Care Benefit Show for Medina Co. Home Residents. 9:30am start. Medina County Fairgrounds, 720 W. Smith Rd., Medina, OH. For more info. find “Medina Kidscare” on Facebook. MAY 6-9 – 53rd Annual All American Youth Horse Show. AQHA/NSBA approved. NonProfit All Breed Show Open to 18 & under. Ohio Expo Center, 717 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, OH. Call 614.620.9784, email: youthhorseshow@ gmail.com. Online at: www.aayhshow.com MAY 7 – Friday Barrel Bash at Garwood Arena, 2538 Middleton Rd., Columbiana, OH. Stefanie 330.717.4329, email: stefanie@garwood cattle.com, visit us online at: http://garwood arena.com/ or “Garwood Arena” on Facebook. MAY 7 – Special Donkey and Mule Sale, 10:30 am. Consignments due by April 24. Sugarcreek Stockyards, 102 Buckeye St., Sugarcreek, OH. Call 330.831.1720, email: info@sugarcreek stockyards.com. Find us on Facebook or visit: www.sugarcreekstockyards.com MAY 7-8 – IBRA Approved Barrel Racing. Mercer County Fairgrounds, 1001 W. Market St., Celina, OH. Contact Baily Vantilburg 567.644.5761 or visit: https://www.ibra.us/ MAY 7-8 – Walking Horse Association of Ohio (WHAO) Spring Fling Show. Henderson Arena, 739 Van Fossen West Rd., Jackson, OH. Find the “Walking Horse Association of Ohio” on Facebook or visit: http://www.walkinghorse associationofohio.com/home.html

APRIL 24-25 – TrailMeister Trail and Horse Camping Clinic, 9am-5pm. Robert Eversole: ABC’s of trail riding, camping, and more. Saved By Grace Ranch, 4301 OH-4, Dayton, OH. Joy 937.543.0230, email: savedbygraceranch@ outlook.com, www.savedbygraceranch.com APRIL 24-25 – YEDA Founders Show, Double Judge, Split Combined. WB Ranch, 1640 County Rd. B, Swanton, OH. Show Sec. Haley Bok 567.712.4214, email: bokh@findlay.edu Visit us online: http://showyeda.com/ or FB: https://www.facebook.com/showyeda/ APRIL 25 – Preble County Tack Sale, 10am3pm. Admission $1, 5 & under free. Funds collected to “covered horse arena fence” fund. Preble Co. Fairgrounds, 722 S. Franklin St., Eaton, OH. Enter/pay at main gate. Heather 513.728.5262, heatherabrams@yahoo.com APRIL 28 – MAY 2 – World Equestrian Ctr. Premier Show #20. WEC, 4095 OH 730, Wilmington, OH. Contact Julie 248.892.6806, email: julie.agar@comcast.net. Visit us online at: https://worldequestriancenter.com/ wilmington-oh/ or find us on Facebook: “World Equestrian Center.” APRIL 29 – MAY 2 – OPHA Approved Horse Show. Chagrin Valley Farms, 9250 Washington St., Chagrin Falls, OH. Contact Linda Joseph 440.543.7233, or email: lindajoseph@chagin valleyfarms.com. Visit either online at: www. opha.org, or www.chagrinvalleyfarms.com APRIL 30 – MAY 2 – NEST Horse Show, OHJA, KHJA & TIP approved. Brave Horse, 1029 S. County Line Road, Johnstown, OH. Contact Nancy Arledge 614.989.5717, or email: nesthorseshows@gmail.com. Online at: www.nesthorseshows.com or on Facebook. APRIL 30-MAY 2 – OWHA Speed Show Fri., Speed/Pleasure Sat., Pleasure Sun. Marion Co. Fairgrounds, 220 E. Fairground St., Marion, OH. Find the “Ohio Western Horse Association” on Facebook or visit: http://www.owha.org/ APRIL 30–MAY 2 – YEDA Horse Show. Henderson Arena, 739 Van Fossen West Rd., Jackson, OH. Show Secretary: Haley Bok 567.712.4214, email: bokh@findlay.edu. Visit us online: http://showyeda.com/ or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/showyeda/

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MAY 7-9 – CORHA Show. Findlay Western Farm, 14700 US Route 68, Findlay, OH. Show information: Todd 614.778.5132. Email: info@ centralohioreining.com, stalls: Findlay University 419.434.4656. Find us on Facebook or online at: http://centralohioreining.com/ MAY 7-9 – SOQHA Pre-Madness Horse Show. World Equestrian Center, 4095 OH 730, Wilmington, OH. Show Mgr. Kathy Avolt 765.714.4324, email: kavolt@hotmail.com. Online at: https://www.soqha.com/ or at: https://www.anequineproduction.com/ MAY 8 – Mountain Trail Challenge and Clinic and Ranch Horse Challenge. Mt. Trail Clinic 8am-9:30am, $45 each, must pre-register. Challenge at 10am. Vickers Nature Preserve, 9260 W. Akron-Canfield Rd., Canfield, OH. Contact Laura 724.301.2244 Trail Challenge, Ashley 330.222.1984 for Ranch Show. MAY 8 – Penn-Ohio Barrel Racing Association Approved Show. Treharne’s Training Center, 49053 Fredricktown Clarkson Rd., Negley, OH. Contact Amy Snyder 440.479.8503. Find either “Penn-Ohio Barrel Racing Association” or “Treharne’s Training Center” on Facebook. MAY 8-9 – Jr High State Rodeo Finals & High School Rodeo. Champaign County Fairgrounds, 384 Park Ave., Urbana, OH. Contact Tanya Tupps, Pres. 330.464.8075 or visit us online at: www.ohiohighschoolrodeo.org or Facebook: Ohio High School & Jr High Rodeo Association MAY 8-9 – OPHA Approved Horse Show. Chagrin Valley Farms, 9250 Washington St., Chagrin Falls, OH. Contact Linda Joseph 440.543.7233, or email: lindajoseph@chagin valleyfarms.com. Visit either online at: www. opha.org, or www.chagrinvalleyfarms.com MAY 8-9 – Youth Rodeo at Garwood Arena, 8am start. 2538 Middleton Road Columbiana, OH. Call Stefanie 330.717.4329, email: stefanie@garwoodcattle.com, visit us online http://garwoodarena.com/ or find “Garwood Arena” on Facebook. MAY 11-16 – SOQHA The Madness. Ten Judges, Added Money. World Equestrian Center, 4095 OH 730, Wilmington, OH. Show Mgr. Kathy Avolt 765.714.4324, email: kavolt @hotmail.com. Online at: www.soqha.com or: https://www.anequineproduction.com/ MAY 14-16 – Mounted Archery Clinic with Natasha Hockaden Friday. Mounted Archery Competition 9:30am Sat and Sun. Creek Side Horse Park, 7369 Mottice Dr. SE, Waynesburg, OH. Call 330.323.3559, email: creeksidehorse park@gmail.com. On Facebook or visit us at: https://www.creeksidehorsepark.com/

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SHOW & EVENT DATES OHIO, CONTINUED MAY 15 – Medina 4-H Council Horse Show, COSCA approved. Medina County Fairgrounds, 720 W. Smith Rd., Medina, OH. Visit us online: http://www.coscaonline.com/ or find us on Facebook: “Central Ohio Saddle Club” MAY 15 – OPHA Approved Horse Show. Hinckley Equestrian Center, Hinckley, OH. Contact Morgan Mittler 330.239.6878, email: hinckleyec@gmail.com. Find “Hinckley Equestrian Center” on Facebook. Online at: www. opha.org, or www.hinckleyec.com MAY 15 – Rider Biomechanics Clinic, 9am start. $175 per person. Auditors: $15 each day. Buckeye Performance Horse Center, 9761 Bell Rd., Newbury, OH. Call 440.739.4011, email: buckeyeperformancehorsecenter@gmail. com, or find us on Facebook. MAY 15 – Tri-County Trails Association Work Party. Tri-Co Camp, 2662 Downing St. SW, East Sparta, OH. Contact Jim 330.323.4738, or Ellen 330.323.2834. Find us on Facebook or visit: https://www.tri-cotrails.com/ MAY 15-16 – Beginners Mt. Trail Clinic 9am Sat. Intermediate & Advanced Mt. Trail Clinic 9am Sunday. Clinician: Kelly Chapman. Creek Side Horse Park, 7369 Mottice Dr. SE, Waynesburg, OH. Call 330.323.3559, email: creekside horsepark@gmail.com. On Facebook or online at: https://www.creeksidehorsepark.com/ MAY 15-16 – Lake Erie College Carriage Driving – Arena Driving Trial & Driving Derby. George M. Humphrey Equestrian Ctr., 8031 Morley Rd., Mentor, OH. Contact Pam Hess, DVM 440.375.8005, email: phess@lec.edu, or visit: https://www.lec.edu/ MAY 15-16 – Ohio Dressage Society Spring Warm-Up Show. Brave Horse Equestrian, 1029 S. County Line Rd., Johnstown, OH. Email: ohiodressage@gmail.com. Find us on Facebook: “Ohio Dressage Society” or visit our website at: www.ohiodressagesociety.com MAY 21-22 – Kim Severson Show Jumping & Cross Country Clinic. US Eventing Olympic Silver Medalist, 3X KY CCI. $350 person/ weekend. 501 W. Yellow Springs Fairfield Rd., Yellow Springs, OH. Paige 614.783.0803, or email: paigeliptak@gmail.com. MAY 21-23 – IBRA Super Show, Barrel Racing. Circle G Arena, 10816 Verona Rd., Lewisburg, OH. Contact Alexa McWilliams 859.240.0507. Visit: https://www.ibra.us/ or also online at: http://www.circlegarena.us/ MAY 21-23 – Ohio Valley Reining Horse Assoc. Show. Henderson Arena, 739 Van Fossen West Rd., Jackson, OH. Email: ovrha@yahoo.com, online at: http://ovrha.org/ or find “Ohio Valley Reining Horse Association” on Facebook.

MAY 21-23 – Tri-County Trails Association Spring Ride Weekend. $60 person, full meals, music, raffles. Tri-Co Camp, 2662 Downing St. SW, East Sparta, OH. Jim 330.323.4738, or Ellen 330.323.2834. Find us on Facebook or visit: https://www.tri-cotrails.com/

MAY 27-30 – Brave Horse Show Series I, USEF “A.” Brave Horse Equestrian, 1029 S. County Line Road, Johnstown, OH. 614.885.9475, email: jbrentlinger@mac.com. Find us on Facebook: “Brave Horse Ohio” or visit our website: https://www.brave-horse.com

MAY 21-23 – WS Mountain Trail Series Opening Weekend. Sunday, May 23: WS Mustang Challenge. Win-Seek, 5022 Everett Hull Rd., Cortland, OH. Contact Laura Wiencek 724.301.2244, Email: custusddw@gmail.com Find “Win-Seek Performance Horses” on Facebook or visit: https://www.win-seek.com/

MAY 28-30 – NOQHA Spring Extravaganza. AQHA, OQHA, NOQHA, & OMIQHA approved. 4 sets of points. Findlay Western Farm, 14700 US Route 68, Findlay, OH. Stalls/Camping Res.: Chris Darnell 330.697.6353, email: ccdarnell @aol.com. Online at: http://noqha.com/

MAY 22 – Greg Reese Confidence Clinic, 10am-3pm. Communicate better, read body position, establish partnership & more. Saved By Grace Ranch, 4301 OH-4, Dayton, OH. Joy 937.543.0230, email: savedbygraceranch@ outlook.com, www.savedbygraceranch.com MAY 22 – IBRA Super Show at Circle G Arena, 10816 Verona Road, Lewisburg, OH. Contact Alexa McWilliams 859.240.0507. Visit us online at: http://www.circlegarena.us/ or at: https://www.ibra.us/ MAY 22 – Summit Co. Jr. Fair Board Open Show Series, 9am start. 229 E. Howe Ave., Tallmadge, OH. Entrance of North Ave. (Rte. 91) Sponsored by Pierogies of Cleveland. Facebook: Summit County Open Show Series, http://summitfair.com/openhorseshows.html MAY 22-23 – Mountain Trail Clinic, 9am Sat. Clinician: Kelly Chapman. Scavenger Hunt at 10am. Sun. 9am, Mt. Trail Challenge (OMT). Creek Side Horse Park, 7369 Mottice Dr. SE, Waynesburg, OH. Call 330.323.3559, email: creeksidehorsepark@gmail.com or visit: https://www.creeksidehorsepark.com/ MAY 22-23 – OPHA Approved Horse Show. Stoney Ridge Stables, 2010 Reimer Rd., Wadsworth, OH. Contact Jennifer Powell 330.819.8295, email: jlpowell516@gmail. com. Find “Stoney Ridge Stables” on Facebook or visit: www.stoneyridgestables.com MAY 22-23 – PtHAO Summer Warm-Up Show. Fulton County Fairgrounds, 8514 St. Rte. 18, Wauseon, OH. Call Pete 330.527.7669, email: threeponys@frontier.com. FB: PtHAO – Pinto Horse Association of Ohio, www.ohiopinto.net MAY 23-24 – OPHA Approved Horse Show, Country Heir Farm, 20336 Stark Rd., Fayetteville, OH. Contact Julie Agar 248.892.6806, email: julie.agar@comcast.net. Visit us online at: www.countryheir.com MAY 26-30 – WEC Spring Show I. OPHA Approved. World Equestrian Center, 4095 OH 730, Wilmington, OH. Contact Julie Agar 248.892.6806, em.: julie.agar@comcast.net, or visit: www.worldequestriancenter.com

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MAY 28-30 – RSTPA $10,000 Added Money Show. Garwood Arena, 2538 Middleton Rd., Columbiana, OH. Contact Kelly 330.907.5225. Email: rstpaoffice@yahoo.com. Find “RSTPA Ranch Sorting Team Penning Association” on Facebook or visit: http://www.rstpa.org/ MAY 29 – IBRA Ohio Approved Barrel Racing. Crazy Woman Ranch, 6450 LancasterCircleville Rd., Lancaster, OH. Call Joyce Haynes 614.595.1850. Find “Crazy Woman Ranch” on Facebook or visit: www.ibra.us MAY 30 – Geauga Horse & Pony Assoc. Open Show. PAC approved. East ring 8am, small grandstand ring 8:30am. Free stalls! Daily High Points! Geauga County Fairgrounds, 14373 N. Cheshire St., Burton, OH. Email: ghpa@ yahoo.com. Online at: http://www.ghpa.us/ MAY 31 – NOQHA Level 1 Extravaganza, Monday, 8am start. AQHA, OQHA & NOQHA approved. Findlay Western Farm, 14700 US Route 68, Findlay, OH. Stalls and Camping Reservations: Chris D. 330.697.6353, email: ccdarnell@aol.com or visit: http://noqha.com/

JUNE JUNE 2-6 – WEC Spring Show II. OPHA Approved. World Equestrian Center, 4095 OH 730, Wilmington, OH. Contact Julie Agar 248.892.6806, or email: julie.agar@com cast.net or visit us online at: https://world equestriancenter.com/wilmington-oh/ JUNE 3-6 – Brave Horse Show Series II, USEF “A.” Brave Horse Equestrian, 1029 S. County Line Road, Johnstown, OH. 614.885.9475, email: jbrentlinger@mac.com. Find us on Facebook: “Brave Horse Ohio” or visit our website at: https://www.brave-horse.com JUNE 4-5 – IBRA Approved Barrel Racing. Mercer County Fairgrounds, 1001 W. Market Street, Celina, OH. Contact Baily Vantilburg 567.644.5761 or visit: https://www.ibra.us/

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SHOW & EVENT DATES OHIO, CONTINUED JUNE 4-6 – CORHA Show. Findlay Western Farm, 14700 US Route 68, Findlay, OH. Show information: Todd 614.778.5132. Email: info@ centralohioreining.com. Stalls: Findlay University 419.434.4656. Find us on Facebook or online at: http://centralohioreining.com/ JUNE 4-6 – High School State Finals Rodeo Run, Canal Winchester, OH. OHSRA pres. Tanya Tupps 330.464.8075. Find the “Ohio High School Rodeo Association” on Facebook or visit: http://www.ohiohighschoolrodeo.org/ JUNE 4-6 – OWHA Speed Show Friday, Speed/Pleasure Sat., Pleasure Sun. Marion Co. Fairgrounds, 220 E. Fairground St., Marion, OH. Find the “Ohio Western Horse Association” on Facebook or visit: http://www.owha.org/ JUNE 5 – Tri-County Trails Association Work Party. Tri-Co Camp, 2662 Downing St. SW, East Sparta, OH. Contact Jim 330.323.4738, or Ellen 330.323.2834. Find us on Facebook or visit: https://www.tri-cotrails.com/

JUNE 11-12 – NBHA OH District 04 Barrel Racing. Henderson Arena, 739 Van Fossen West Rd., Jackson, OH. Call Keith Malone 740.525.0401, or email: keith@malonerenova tions.com. Visit us online at: https://nbha.com/ or at: https://nbha.com/district/oh-04/ JUNE 11-13 – NEST Horse Show, OHJA, KHJA & TIP approved. Brave Horse, 1029 S. County Line Road, Johnstown, OH. Contact Nancy Arledge at 614.989.5717, or email: nesthorseshows@gmail.com. Online at: www.nesthorseshows.com or on Facebook. JUNE 11-13 – Ohio Horseman’s Council State Trail Ride at Caesar Creek State Park, five miles east of Waynesville, OH. Hosted by Greene County OHC. Call Herb Rider 937.372.9829, or email Mickie Newman at akela83@att.net for more info or visit: https://ohconline.com/ JUNE 11-13 – OMIQHA Summer SunSation. AQHA, OQHA, NSBA approved. Champions Center, 4122 Laybourne Road, Springfield, OH. Sec.: Vanessa Lay, email: layzlay1@aol.com. Stalls: Dan 419.307.9212, email: dsmklaus@ gmail.com. https://omiquarterhorseassn.com/

JUNE 5-6 – 37th Annual COSCA Benefit Show & Medina 4-H Council Horse Show. Medina Co. Fairgrounds, 720 W. Smith Rd., Medina, OH. Stalls: Barb Nixon 330.607.5681. Visit us online at: http://www.coscaonline.com/ or find us on Facebook: “Central Ohio Saddle Club”

JUNE 11-13 – Tri-County Trails Association Summer Bash Weekend. Tri-Co Camp, 2662 Downing St. SW, East Sparta, OH. Contact Jim 330.323.4738, or Ellen 330.323.2834. Find us on Facebook or: https://www.tri-cotrails.com/

JUNE 5-6 – Buckeye Equestrian Events Open Show. Haul ins accepted. Champions Center Expo, 4122 Laybourne Rd., Springfield, OH. Stalls Call/Text: Duane 740.610.4129, or email: horsejudge125@gmail.com. Visit us online at: https://www.buckeyeequestrianevents.com/

JUNE 12 – 3rd Annual Breakaway Roping, Bikini Barrel Race & Team Roping Round Robin. Payback & Buckles. Tuff Creek Arena, 1150 S. 100 West, Flat Rock, OH. Joe 812.447.9579, or Amanda 812.322.9027, email: tuffcreekarena @gmail.com, on Facebook at: Tuff Creek Arena

JUNE 5-6 – Fulton County Saddle Club Show, 8am start. AQHA, OQHA, NOQHA, NSBA, and APHA PAC approved. Fulton County Fairgrounds, 8514 State Rte. 108, Wauseon, OH. Stalls w/advance pmt. 419.340.8288. Online at: http://www.fultoncountysaddleclub.com/

JUNE 12 – Summit Co. Jr. Fair Board Open Show Series, 9am start. 229 E. Howe Ave., Tallmadge, OH. Entrance of North Ave. (Rte. 91) Sponsored by Pierogies of Cleveland. Facebook: Summit County Open Show Series, http://summitfair.com/openhorseshows.html

JUNE 5-6 – Mountain Trail Clinic with Kelly Chapman and Mountain Trail Competition. Creek Side Horse Park, 7369 Mottice Drive SE, Waynesburg, OH. Call 330.323.3559, email: creeksidehorsepark@gmail.com. Facebook or at: https://www.creeksidehorsepark.com/

JUNE 12-13 – EXCA Clinic and Competition hosted by the Ohio EXCA. Creek Side Horse Park, 7369 Mottice Drive SE, Waynesburg, OH. Call 330.323.3559, email: creeksidehorsepark @gmail.com, www.creeksidehorsepark.com or find “Ohio EXCA” on Facebook.

JUNE 5-6 – OPHA Approved Horse Show. Chagrin Valley Farms, 9250 Washington St., Chagrin Falls, OH. Contact Linda Joseph 440.543.7233, or email: lindajoseph@chagin valleyfarms.com. Visit either online at: www. opha.org, or www.chagrinvalleyfarms.com

JUNE 12-13 – Lake Erie College Dressage Derby I & II. USEF/USDF approved. George M. Humphrey Equestrian Ctr., 8031 Morley Rd., Mentor, OH. Contact Pam 440.375.8005, em.: phess@lec.edu, or https://www.lec.edu/

JUNE 11 – Friday Barrel Bash at Garwood Arena, 2538 Middleton Rd., Columbiana, OH. Stefanie 330.717.4329, or email: stefanie@ garwoodcattle.com, online at: http://garwood arena.com/ or “Garwood Arena” on Facebook.

JUNE 12-13 – Learn To Joust! Clinic teaches you the skills you need. For riders with good balance and control. Saved By Grace Ranch, 4301 OH-4, Dayton, OH. Joy 937.543.0230, or email: savedbygraceranch@outlook.com, or visit: www.savedbygraceranch.com

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JUNE 12-13 – OPHA Approved Horse Show. Ellrick Farms, 10286 Wilson Mills Rd., Chardon, OH. Call Susan 440.285.4556, email: info@ellrickfarms.com. Visit either online at: www.opha.org, or www.ellrickfarms.com JUNE 12-13 – Youth Rodeo at Garwood Arena, 8am start. 2538 Middleton Road, Columbiana, OH. Call Stefanie 330.717.4329, email: stefanie@garwoodcattle.com, visit us online http://garwoodarena.com/ or find “Garwood Arena” on Facebook. JUNE 13 – Geauga Horse & Pony Assoc. Open Show. PAC approved. East ring 8am, small grandstand ring 8:30am. Free stalls! Daily High Points! Geauga County Fairgrounds, 14373 N. Cheshire St., Burton, OH. Email: ghpa@ yahoo.com. Online at: http://www.ghpa.us/ JUNE 15-20 – Mtd. Archery Clinic w/Natasha Hockaden Fri. Mtd. Archery Practice (1 day), Competition (2 days). Creek Side Horse Park, 7369 Mottice Dr. SE, Waynesburg, OH. Call 330.323.3559, email: creeksidehorsepark@ gmail.com. Find us on Facebook or visit us at: https://www.creeksidehorsepark.com/ JUNE 16-20 – 14th Annual All Breed OQHA Ride. 3 Day Mountain Trail Challenge at Creek Side Horse Park, 7369 Mottice Dr. SE, Waynesburg, OH. Res.: Cynthia Bauman (call or text) 330.323.3559. Online Registration, Rates & Info: https://www.creeksidehorsepark.com/ JUNE 16-20 – NOQHA Summer 6 Pack Circuit Show. AQHA, OQHA, NOQHA approved. 6 sets of points. Findlay Western Farm, 14700 US Route 68, Findlay, OH. For stalls & camping: Chris 330.697.6353, em.: ccdarnell@aol.com. Visit us online at: http://www.noqha.com/ JUNE 18-20 – Ohio Ranch Horse Association Show, Double Judged. Henderson Arena, 739 Van Fossen West Rd., Jackson, OH. Call Amy Roberts 740.819.8446, or email: amyshd@ yahoo.com. Find us on Facebook or visit us at: http://www.ohioranchhorseassociation.com/ JUNE 18-20 – RSTPA Show. Garwood Arena, 2538 Middleton Rd., Columbiana, OH. Contact Kelly 330.907.5225. Email: rstpaoffice@ yahoo.com. Find “RSTPA - Ranch Sorting Team Penning Association” on Facebook or visit us at: http://www.rstpa.org/ JUNE 19 – Erie County Horse Advisors’ 4-H Pleasure Show. All classes $5 each, 4-H and Youth 8-18, 9am start. Erie County Fairgrounds, 3110 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, OH. Call Jennifer Lindner 419.515.8361, or call Betsy Gordon 419.573.9614. Stalls available.

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SHOW & EVENT DATES OHIO, CONTINUED JUNE 19-20 – Ohio Dressage Society Down Centerline 1 & 2 Show. Brave Horse Equestrian, 1029 S. County Line Rd., Johnstown, OH. Email: ohiodressage@gmail.com. Find us on Facebook: “Ohio Dressage Society” or visit our website at: www.ohiodressagesociety.com JUNE 19-20 – OPHA Approved Horse Show. Stoney Ridge Stables, 2010 Reimer Rd., Wadsworth, OH. Contact Jennifer Powell 330.819.8295, email: jlpowell516@gmail. com. Find “Stoney Ridge Stables” on Facebook or visit: www.stoneyridgestables.com JUNE 20 – Geauga Horse & Pony Assoc. Open Show. PAC approved. East ring 8am, small grandstand ring 8:30am. Free stalls! Daily High Points! Geauga County Fairgrounds, 14373 N. Cheshire St., Burton, OH. Email: ghpa@ yahoo.com. Online at: http://www.ghpa.us/ JUNE 23-27 – Brave Horse Show Series III, USEF “A.” Brave Horse Equestrian, 1029 S. County Line Rd., Johnstown, OH. Call 614.885.9475, email: jbrentlinger@mac.com. Facebook: “Brave Horse Ohio” or visit our website at: https://www.brave-horse.com JUNE 25-27 – Ohio Valley Reining Horse Association Show. Henderson Arena, 739 Van Fossen W. Rd., Jackson, OH. Email: ovrha @yahoo.com. Find “Ohio Valley Reining Horse Association” on Facebook or visit their website at: http://ovrha.org/ JUNE 26 – IBRA Ohio Approved Barrel Racing. Ohio IBRA Double Point Fundraiser. Crazy Woman Ranch, 6450 Lancaster-Circleville Rd., Lancaster, OH. Call Joyce 614.595.1850. Find “Crazy Woman Ranch” on Facebook or visit: www.ibra.us for more information. JUNE 26 – Penn-Ohio Barrel Racing Association Show. Treharne’s Training Center, 49053 Fredricktown Clarkson Rd., Negley, OH. Contact Dave Treharne 330.720.1832. Find either “Penn-Ohio Barrel Racing Association” or “Treharne’s Training Center” on Facebook. JUNE 26 – WS Mountain Trail Series. WinSeek, 5022 Everett Hull Rd., Cortland, OH. Contact Laura Wiencek 724.301.2244, Email: custusddw@gmail.com. Find us on Facebook: “Win-Seek Performance Horses” or visit our website at: https://www.win-seek.com/ JUNE 26-27 – Up & Over H/J Assoc. June Show. South Farm, 8398 Bundysburg Rd., Middlefield, OH. Contact Barb 330.979.9763, email: bbarbnmickey@aol.com, or online at: http://www.upandoverequestrian.net/

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JUNE 30-JULY 4 – Brave Horse Summer Show, USEF “B” Brave Horse Equestrian, 1029 S. County Line Rd., Johnstown, OH. Call 614.885.9475, email: jbrentlinger@mac.com. Facebook: “Brave Horse Ohio” or visit our website at: https://www.brave-horse.com

APRIL 8-11 – Spring Fling presented by the Indiana Reining Horse Association. C Bar C Expo Center, 253 W. Stardust Rd., Cloverdale, IN. Contact Shannon Fowler 317.440.5248, email: sfowler7@att.net. Visit us online at: https://inrha.com/ or find us on Facebook.

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APRIL 10 – IHJA/ISHA Schooling Show. Sponsored by: Indiana Saddle Horse Assoc. Approved: Indiana Hunter Jumper Assoc. TIP sanctioned. Canterbury Manor Stables, 605 Starkey Rd., Zionsville, IN. Val 317.716.7717, email: val080860@hotmail. com, or visit us online: https://www.indianasaddlehorse.org/

Athens Livestock Sales: Regular sale every Tuesday at Noon. Athens Livestock Sales, 3738 Enlow Road, Albany, OH. Call 740. 592.2322 or find us on Facebook. Larue Horse Sale, LLC: Hay, Straw, Tack and Horse Auction on the first Saturday of every month. Larue Horse Sale, LLC, 1059 Richwood-Larue Rd., Larue, Ohio. 419.889.9150 or online at: www.laruehorsesale.com Mt. Hope Auction: Horse, Tack, Livestock Auctions Monthly. Mt. Hope Auction, 8076 OH241, Mt. Hope, OH. Call 330.674.6188, or online at: www.mthopeauction.com Sugarcreek Stockyards: Fridays: Horse sale, 11am tack, hay & horses to follow. Mondays: Livestock, hay at noon, livestock at 12:30pm. Sugarcreek Stockyards, 102 Buckeye St., Sugarcreek, OH. Call Brady 330.831.1720, or online at: www.sugarcreekstockyards.com Yoder and Frey Hay and Straw Auction: Every Monday at 12 noon. Farm Machinery Auctions: 2nd Tuesday monthly at 9am. Yoder and Frey Inc., 3649 Co. Rd. 24, Archbold, OH. 800.364.2870 | www.yoderandfreyfarm.com

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APRIL APRIL 2-4 – Ohio Valley Reining Horse Association Show. Henderson Arena, 739 Van Fossen West Road, Jackson, OH. Email: ovrha@yahoo.com. Visit http://ovrha.org/ or find “OVRHA” on Facebook. APRIL 3 – Ranch Days at Midwest Trail Ride Horseman’s Camp. Intro to Ranch Roping (noncompetitive) 1264 Hunters Creek Rd., Norman, IN. Register in advance 812.834.6686, email: midwesttrailride@gmail.com, or more info. online at: https://midwesttrailride.com/

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APRIL 10 – Indiana Paint Horse Club Open Show Series. Henry County Saddle Club, 321 W. 100 N., New Castle, IN. Email: Candis, Pres. sox0031@msn.com. Find the “Indiana Paint Horse Club” on Facebook or at www.inphc.org APRIL 14-18 – IQHYA Show, AQHA, IQHA, NSBA, IKI approved, 6 sets points. C Bar C Expo, 253 W. Stardust Rd., Cloverdale, IN. RV, shavings, or vendors call: 765.720.3251. Show Mgmt.: Kathy Avolt 765.714.4324. Online at: www.anequineproduction.com or Facebook. APRIL 17 – Davis Ranch Open Horse Show, 10am start. Indoor arena, PAC, ISHA, OCAP approved. Davis Ranch, 385 East US Hwy. 150, Hardinsburg, IN. Call 812.620.5707, email: dave@daviddavishorsemanship.com, or online at: www.daviddavishorsemanship.com APRIL 17 – Farrier Competition followed by Round Robin. 9am-3pm, 80% Payback, Preenter $50 ea. event. Shoes by Jackson Farrier Supplies. Tuff Creek Arena, 1150 South 100 West, Flat Rock, IN. Joe 812.447.9579, or Amanda 812.322.9027. FB: Tuff Creek Arena APRIL 17 – Heartland Region Pony Club Combined Test & Dressage Show. Hoosier Horse Park, 7105 S Kern Street, Edinburg, IN. IDS Sanctioned 2. Entries close: April 9. Find us on Facebook: Heartland Region Pony Clubs APRIL 17 – Indiana IBRA approved show. Mason County Saddle Club, 8010 W. Elwren Rd., Bloomington, IN. Contact Brad Johnson 812.322.4473. Visit: www.mcsaddleclub.org or “Mason County Saddle Club” on Facebook. APRIL 17-18 – ISEOA Circuit Show. ASPC & AMHR approved. Henry County Saddle Club, 321 W. 100N, New Castle, IN. Call Mary Wicke 815.573.8007, email: riveroaksfarm@yahoo. com. Facebook: American Shetland Pony Club or Indiana Small Equine Owners Association. APRIL 22 – Topeka Driving Horse Sale. Topeka Livestock Auction, 601 E. Lake St., Topeka, IN. Call 260.593.2522, or email: info@topeka livestock.com. Find us on Facebook or visit us online: http://www.topekalivestock.com/ WWW.SADDLEUPMAG.COM


SHOW & EVENT DATES INDIANA, CONTINUED APRIL 24-25 – Indiana/Ohio Invitational Rodeo & Shoot, JH & HS. Henry County Saddle Club, 321 W. 100N, New Castle, IN. INHS Pres. Sage 260.413.9303, email: sagethomas4@icloud. com. Online: https://www.inhsrodeo.com/ or FB: “Indiana High School Rodeo Association.” APRIL 24-25 – MYRA Rodeo & Little Britches Rodeo. C Bar C Expo, 253 W. Stardust Rd., Cloverdale, IN. Email: flying51livestock@ gmail.com, or myraentries@gmail.com. Enter at: www.myra.xyz Monday before rodeo. Facebook “Midwest Youth Rodeo Association” APRIL 29-MAY 2 – Indiana Equine Roundup presented by Kerlin. C Bar C Expo Center, 253 W. Stardust Rd., Cloverdale, IN. C Bar C Expo 765.720.3251, or email: info@cbarcexpo.com Find “C Bar C Expo” on Facebook or visit us online at: http://www.cbarcexpo.com/ APRIL 29-MAY 2 – Carriage Driving For Everyone at the National Drive. No admission fee. Miles of trails w/7 hazards (2 water). Pooch parade too! Hoosier Horse Park, 7105 S. Kern St., Edinburg, IN. Find more info online at: https://www.nationaldrive.net/ APRIL 30-MAY 2 – Kentucky Derby Weekend at Midwest Trail Ride Horseman’s Camp. Live racing on big screen, hat contest, mint juleps. 1264 Hunters Creek Rd., Norman, IN. Call 812.834.6686, email: midwesttrailride@ gmail.com, or www.midwesttrailride.com APRIL 30-MAY 2 – OMT Judges Training & Competitors Schooling Clinic. Creek Side Horse Park, 7369 Mottice Dr. SE, Waynesburg, OH. Call 330.323.3559, email: creeksidehorse park@gmail.com. Find us on Facebook or visit www.creeksidehorsepark.com

MAY MAY 1 – Valley Riders Saddle Club Practice Show. Johnson County Fairgrounds, 250 Fairgrounds St., Franklin, Indiana. Call Debbi 317.919.9973, or Stephanie 317.313.1445. Find “Valley Riders Saddle Club” on Facebook or visit: http://valleyriders.com/ MAY 1-2 – Indiana CMSA Buckle Shoot. Stalls, tie outs, concessions. Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club, 792 N. 200 W., Huntington, IN. Camping: $15 day, $25 weekend. Find us on Facebook: “Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club” or our website at: https://chieflafontaine.com/ MAY 1-2 – ISEOA Circuit Show. ASPC & AMHR approved. Henry County Saddle Club, 321 W. 100 N, New Castle, IN. Call Mary Wicke 815.573.8007, email: riveroaksfarm@yahoo. com. Facebook: American Shetland Pony Club or Indiana Small Equine Owners Association.

MAY 8 – Indiana Dressage Society Schooling Show. Entries open April 8, close April 28. Hoosier Horse Park, 7105 S. Kern St., Nineveh, IN. Email Mike at: mike@mikedawson.com. Find “Indiana Dressage Society” on Facebook or visit: https://www.indianadressage.org/ MAY 8 – Valley Riders Saddle Club Open Show. Johnson County Fairgrounds, 250 Fairgrounds St., Franklin, IN. Call Debbi 317.919.9973, or Stephanie 317.313.1445. Find “Valley Riders Saddle Club” on Facebook or visit our website at: http://valleyriders.com/

MAY 15-16 – ISHA Spring Open All Breed Show, 8am start. 70% Paybacks. Hoosier Horse Park, 105 S. Kern St., Nineveh, IN. Shavings: Kevin 812.526.6809, camping: 812.526.6809. Info: Donna 317.418.6381, or email: skatrudarabians@gmail.com. Online at: https://www.indianasaddlehorse.org/ MAY 21-23 – Indiana Ranch Horse Assoc. Triple Point Show. C Bar C Expo Center, 253 W. Stardust Rd., Cloverdale, IN. Contact Lance 812.267.1027, or Tim 219.201.3629, or email: indianaranchhorse@gmail.com. Find us on Facebook or: https://indianaranchhorse.com/

MAY 8-9 – Beginner Mounted Archery Clinic with Natasha Hockaden. $100 per person. M&K Equestrian Center, 15343 N. 100 W., Wheatfield, IN. Call 219.204.0892, email: jetstarheart@yahoo.com or visit us online at: http://www.mkequestriancenter.com/

MAY 22 – Indiana IBRA approved show. Mason County Saddle Club, 8010 W. Elwren Rd., Bloomington, IN. Contact Brad Johnson 812.322.4473. Visit: www.mcsaddleclub.org or “Mason County Saddle Club” on Facebook.

MAY 8-9 – Great Lakes Breakout. MI & IN Paint Horse partnership show. Michiana Event Ctr., 455 E. Farver St., Shipshewana, IN. Camp: 260.768.7627. IPHC president Candis, email: sox0031@msn.com. Facebook: Indiana Paint Horse Club or visit: https://www.inphc.org/

MAY 22-23 – Valley Riders Saddle Club Tack Room Show, 9am start, AQHA/IQHA, Double Judged Split/Combined. Johnson County Fairgrounds, 250 Fairgrounds St., Franklin, IN. Call Debbi 317.919.9973. Find us on Facebook or visit our website at: http://valleyriders.com/

MAY 8-9 – Indiana POAC show, 8am start. Henry County Saddle Club, 321 W 100N, New Castle, IN. Email: indianapoa@gmail.com. Find us on Facebook: “Indiana POAC” or visit: http://www.indianapoac.com/

MAY 27-30 – Summer Fun Show presented by the Indiana Reining Horse Association. C Bar C Expo Center, 253 W. Stardust Rd., Cloverdale, IN. Contact Shannon Fowler 317.440.5248, email: sfowler7@att.net. Visit us online at: https://inrha.com/ or find us on Facebook.

MAY 14-15 – 8th Annual Morgan & Morgan Cross Horse Sale. Driving, stallion presentation and yearling event. Michiana Event Center (MEC), 455 E. Farver St., Shipshewana, IN. Contact Ernie Yoder 260.499.0092, or visit: https://www.michianaevents.com/ MAY 14-16 – IBRA Preferred Show. C Bar C Expo Center, 253 W. Stardust Rd., Cloverdale, IN. IBRA Office: 502.239.4000, C Bar C Expo 765.720.3251, or email: info@cbarcexpo.com Find “C Bar C Expo” on Facebook or visit us online at: http://www.cbarcexpo.com/ MAY 15 – Davis Ranch Open Horse Show, 10am start. Indoor arena, PAC, ISHA, OCAP approved. Davis Ranch, 385 East US Hwy. 150, Hardinsburg, IN. Call 812.620.5707, email: dave@daviddavishorsemanship.com, or online at: www.daviddavishorsemanship.com MAY 15 – TSMHC Randolph Spring Classic. ASPC/AMHR approved. Randolph County Fairgrounds, 4215 Fairground Rd., Atwater, IN. Duane 740.610.4129, email: horsejudge125 @gmail.com, or visit: https://www.buckeye equestrianevents.com/randolphspringclassic

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MAY 29-30 – Indiana POAC joint show with Ohio POAC, 8am start. High Point Award Weekend. Henry County Saddle Club, 321 W 100N, New Castle, IN. Email: indianapoa@ gmail.com. Find us on Facebook: “Indiana POAC” or visit: http://www.indianapoac.com/ MAY 28-31 – Memorial Weekend at Midwest Trail Ride Horseman’s Camp. Band Sat. Night, Obstacle Course, more! 1264 Hunters Creek Rd., Norman, IN. Call 812.834.6686, email: midwesttrailride@gmail.com, or visit us online at: https://midwesttrailride.com/

JUNE JUNE 3-5 – Seymour Draft Horse Sale. Topeka Livestock Auction, 601 E. Lake St., Topeka, IN. Call 260.593.2522, or email: info@topekalive stock.com. Find “Topeka Livestock Auction” on FB or http://www.topekalivestock.com/ JUNE 4-8 – 32nd Annual AQHA Indy Circuit Show. Rookie Classes, AQHA, NSBA, IQHA approved. Henry County Saddle Club, 321 W 100N, New Castle, IN. Rebecca Baker, HCSC pres. 765.524.2400, email: hcsaddle@gmail. com, online: https://www.hcsaddleclub.com/

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SHOW & EVENT DATES INDIANA, CONTINUED JUNE 5 – Ranch Days at Midwest Trail Ride Horseman’s Camp. Intro to Ranch Roping (noncompetitive) 1264 Hunters Creek Rd., Norman, IN. Register in advance 812.834.6686, email: midwesttrailride@gmail.com, or more info. online at: https://midwesttrailride.com/ JUNE 10-13 – 2021 IQHA State Show, AQHA, NSBA, IQHA, IKI approved, 4 judges. Memorial Park, 2221 Memorial Dr., New Castle, IN. Show mgr. Kathy Avolt 765.714.4324, email: kavolt @hotmail.com. Facebook: “An Equine Production” or http://www.anequineproduction.com/ JUNE 12-13 – Indiana Dressage Classic Show. Hoosier Horse Park, 7105 S. Kern St., Nineveh, IN. Email Bonnie at: bonna@volte.org Find “Indiana Dressage Society” on Facebook or visit: https://www.indianadressage.org/ JUNE 19 – Davis Ranch Open Horse Show, 10am start. Indoor arena, PAC, ISHA, OCAP approved. Davis Ranch, 385 East US Hwy. 150, Hardinsburg, IN. Call 812.620.5707, email: dave@daviddavishorsemanship.com, or online at: www.daviddavishorsemanship.com

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JUNE 19-20 – Henry County Open Speed Show Saturday, 9am. Open 4-H Show Sunday, 9am. All Around sponsored by: Phil Kissane Memorial. Memorial Park, one mile N. of SR 38 on Sr3, New Castle, IN. Call Rachel Phillips 317.514.3944, or Angie Gibson 765.730.0337 JUNE 19-20 – Valley Riders Saddle Club Open AQHA Intro. Show, 9am start, Added Money. Johnson Co. Fairgrounds, 250 Fairgrounds St., Franklin, IN. Call Stephanie 317.313.1445, or Barbara 317.535.4597. Find us on Facebook or visit our website at: http://valleyriders.com/ JUNE 26 – Topeka Driving Horse Sale. Topeka Livestock Auction, 601 E. Lake St., Topeka, IN. Call 260.593.2522, or email: info@topeka livestock.com. Find us on Facebook or visit us online: http://www.topekalivestock.com/ JUNE 26-27 – HCSC/AQHA/IQHA June Jubilee. 8am start, High Point Awards, Added Money. Henry County Saddle Club, 2221 N. Memorial Dr., New Castle, IN. Stalls with payment only: Rebecca Baker 765.524.2400. JUNE 30 – HCSC Hump Day Barrels. Warmups 6pm. Pee Wee 7pm, followed by Open. Henry County Saddle Club, 2221 N. Memorial Dr., New Castle, IN. Contact Rebecca Baker 765.524.2400, email: hcsaddle@gmail.com. Visit: https://www.hcsaddleclub.com/

INDIANA AUCTIONS Hamilton County Horse Sale: 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Approx. schedule: 3pm Used Tack, 5:45pm New Tack, 7:30pm Hay & Trailers. Saddles & Horses to follow. 22217 St. Rd. 37 N., Noblesville, IN. Call 317.946.4450, or 317.773.5590, or find us on Facebook. Rigsby Farms Worthington Horse Auction: Auction held the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. 5917 N. 200 W., Worthington, IN. Contact Jerry Rigsby 765.271.5063, or Blake Rigsby 765.865.5770, or find us on Facebook. Shipshewana Trading Place: Horse Auction Every Friday. 10:30am tack, 12:30pm Horses; saddle, ponies, work and driving. 345 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana, IN. 260.768.4129, email: info@shipshewanatradingplace.com, or visit: www.shipshewanatradingplace.com Topeka Livestock Auction: Horse Auctions throughout the year. 601 E. Lake St., Topeka, IN. Call 260.593.2522, or email: info@topeka livestock.com, visit us online at: www.topeka livestock.com or find us on Facebook.

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MEET THE NORWEGIAN FJORD HORSE The Norwegian Fjord Horse is one of the world’s oldest and purest breeds. It is believed that the original Fjord Horse migrated to Norway and was domesticated over 4,000 years ago. Herds of wild Fjord Horses existed in Norway after the last ice age. Archaeological excavations at Viking burial sites indicate that the Fjord Horse has been selectively bred for at least 2,000 years. One of their unique characteristics is that approximately 90% of all Fjord Horses are brown dun in color. The other 10% are either red dun, gray, white “uls” dun, or yellow dun. The Fjord Horse retains the “wild” dun color of the original horse as well as the primitive markings which include zebra stripes on the legs and a dorsal stripe that runs from the forelock down the neck and back and into the tail. Dark stripes may also be seen over the withers. Red duns have reddish-brown stripes and body markings. Gray duns have black or very dark gray stripes and markings. The white or “uls” dun is a very light body color with black or gray stripes and markings. The yellow dun have a darker yellow stripe and markings, they may have a completely white forelock, mane and tail. The yellow dun is a very rare color in the breed. Due to selective breeding, Fjords have retained their bloodline and purity. The integrity of the breeding pattern has made it one of the oldest and purest horse breeds. There are a lot of rules followed when it comes to breeding these horses. Too much white on a stallion’s body is considered undesirable traditionally. If a stallion of this breed has considerable white marks on his body, it is disqualified for breeding. Possibly, the one and only white mark that is accepted on a Norwegian Fjord stallion is the white star that it got genetically from one of its forefathers (a foundation stallion). Maintaining such strict standards gives them the similarity of appearance. Another unique characteristic of the Fjord Horse is the mane. The center hair of the mane is dark (usually black) while the outer hair is white. The mane is cut short so it will stand erect. It is trimmed in a characteristic crescent shape to emphasize the graceful curve of the neck. The white outer hair is then trimmed slightly shorter than the dark inner hair to display the dramatic dark stripe. The head and neck should present an appearance of elegance without coarseness. The head is medium sized and well defined APRIL 2021 • C & C PUBLISHING, INC. ©2021

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MEET THE NORWEGIAN FJORD HORSE, CONT. The Norwegian Fjord horse is now bred in many European countries and in America. It was in the 1900s the Fjord horses were brought to the United States. But it was in the mid-1900s when foundation horses of this breed were imported to start breeding programs in the USA. Fjord horses are popular for riding, recreational cart-driving, sports, and farm work. The Fjord horse has a bulky stature, and although it is small in size, it’s surprisingly strong and muscular and is very agile. The horse has been likened to a Draft horse. The Draft horse is the typical working horse. Fjord horses are admired for their calm and pleasing qualities and that makes them ideal for beginners, as well as professional riders. These horses have an agreeable manner, laid-back attitude and are always eager to please others. They are easykeepers and a preferred choice of horses.

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New & Used Western & English Tack

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JIM’S QUALITY SADDLE, INC. SADDLE & LEATHER REPAIR TACK SHOP • HAT CLEANING & SHAPING New & Used Saddles American Big Horn, Fabtron & Silver Royal Saddles

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127 ACRES – $425,000 LIVINGSTON COUNTY, MI Looking to build in Livingston County and need room for pastures and all of your animals? This property has space to spare! Keep all of it or sell off some lots. Approx. 95 acres tillable land with a pond and areas of woods. Current crop lease $6450/year. Land was previously surveyed for 2 acre home sites, perks are on le with the LCHD.

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SUSAN BAUMGARTNER 517-404-6511

8491 Grand River Ave., Ste. 100, Brighton, MI 48116

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American Horsemen Challenge

COMPETITION CAMARADERIE RESPECT INTEGRITY

2021 MICHIGAN CHALLENGES

AHCA is a family friendly compe on and a diverse skills challenge. It is an obstacle course event perfect for all riders, all disciplines and every skill level.

MAY 1 & 2 – Swartz Creek MAY 16 – Cadillac JUNE 12 & 13 – Cadillac JUNE 19 & 20 – Pickford JUNE 26 & 27 – Swartz Creek JULY 10 & 11 – Reed City JULY 24 & 25 – Lapeer AUGUST 14 & 15 – Reed City AUGUST 21 & 22 – Pickford AUGUST 28 & 29 – Lapeer SEPTEMBER 18 – Swartz Creek

DIVISIONS OFFERED • Green Horse I & II • Jr Horse (3-5 years old) • Lead Line (10 years & under) • Wrangler (12 years & under) • Youth (18 years & under) • Novice Rider • Limited Amateur • Legends (55 years & older) • English • Open • In Hand I & II

JOIN US AT AN AHCA CHALLENGE THIS YEAR! CADILLAC

LAPEER

PICKFORD

Northern District Fairgrounds 132 N. Mitchell St. Cadillac, MI

10 Shot Ranch 1545 Farnsworth Rd. Lapeer, MI

Eagles Flight Arena 21428 M129 Pickford, MI

REED CITY

SWARTZ CREEK

Osceola County Sheriff’s Posse Grounds 21940 6 Mile Rd., Reed City, MI

Enchanted Acres 5347 Grand Blanc Rd., Swartz Creek, MI

Compete in three challenges and qualify for Na onal Finals! 2021 Na onal Finals October 13-17, Missouri State Fairgrounds, Sedalia, MO

Trophy Saddles | Championship Buckles | Cash Paybacks AHCA, P.O. Box 350, Swartz Creek, MI 48473 | 810.730.0682 APRIL 2021 • C & C PUBLISHING, INC. ©2021

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Join us for the weekend at the...

STATEWIDE TRAIL RIDE

SEPTEMBER 24-26, 2021 AN MHC FUNDRAISER EVENT

HOSTED AT D BAR D RANCH 7064 E. 64th St., Chase, MI 49623

Join the Michigan Horse Council and other equine trail enthusiasts for the 2021 Statewide Trail Ride weekend! This event will be hosted at beautiful D Bar D Ranch, where camping accommodations can be made along with access to trails than can be ridden at your own pace, or with a group.

WEEKEND ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: • Guided group trail rides, or ride the trails on your own. • Friday evening campfire with s’mores and cowboy music. • Clinics hosted by trainer Brandt Clark and Darrell Nephew. • Circle Y sponsored saddle fitting by Darrell Nephew. • MHC Ride Challenge awards banquet, BBQ dinner, live auction and music. (Separate ticketed event) • Vendors and a silent auction. • Cowboy service and pancake breakfast.

THANK YOU EVENT SPONSORS! The MHC Ride

EVENT REGISTRATION Complete online registration at:

www.michiganhorsecouncil.com Registration Includes: Event T-Shirt, MHC Goody Bag, plus an opportunity to be a part of guided trail rides, clinics and activities.

CAMPING & OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS... MUST be reserved with D Bar D Ranch. Submitting your registration with MHC DOES NOT confirm your accommodations at D Bar D Ranch!

Challenge winner will receive a saddle donated by Circle Y & Tom’s Western Store!

D BAR D RANCH 231.878.2155 Email: dbardranch02@gmail.com www.dbardranchmichigan.com

Michigan Horse Council | P.O. Box 22008, Lansing, MI 48909 | 517.252.2630 Email: mihorsecouncil@yahoo.com | www.michiganhorsecouncil.com https://www.facebook.com/MichiganHorseCouncil

Join the Michigan Horse Council Ride Challenge! Log your trail miles from May 1 – August 31, 2021, via Top Trail. Winners will be recognized at the MHC Statewide Trail Ride in September! It’s Easy As 1, 2, 3... 1. Purchase an Individual Membership with the MHC 2. Register and pay online at: www.toptrailhorse.com 3. Then start riding and logging those miles! APRIL 2021 • C & C PUBLISHING, INC. ©2021

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2021 RIDE CHALLENGE Miles are logged with the TOP TRAIL app. WWW.SADDLEUPMAG.COM


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VINYL KOTE

3, 4 or 5 Strand Available

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WOVEN WIRE

ELECTRIFIED HI-TENSILE

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3, 4 or 5 Wire Available

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April 2021 Saddle Up! Magazine  

This edition is our 2nd in a series of 3 for special discounted rates on showbills. There are 11 and 1/2 pages of show dates in this issue,...

April 2021 Saddle Up! Magazine  

This edition is our 2nd in a series of 3 for special discounted rates on showbills. There are 11 and 1/2 pages of show dates in this issue,...

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