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2010 Show Schedule September 4-5 • October 9-10 October 23-24 • November 13-14 Start time is 8am Saturday & Sunday

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Show Location: JDJ Ranch, 10418 Evergreen Rd., Evart, MI 49631 The mission of Michigan Reined Cow Horse Association is to preserve the heritage and tradition of the western reined stock horse. Our goal is to promote affordable, quality, family events in Northern Michigan. The events will be structured to allow all riders, all ages and levels of experience to participate in a fun and supportive environment. We look forward to seeing you!

Saturday & Sunday (classes same both days) 1. Open Herd Work 2. Non Pro Herd Work 3. Youth Herd Work 4. Open Ranch Riding 5. Non Pro Ranch Riding 6. Youth Ranch Riding 7. Youth Walk/Trot Ranch Riding 8. NRCHA Open Hackamore* 9. NRCHA Limited Open Hackamore* 10. NRCHA Non Pro Hackamore 11. NRCHA Open Snaffle 12. NRCHA Non Pro Snaffle 13. NRCHA Youth Limited 14. NRCHA Youth Bridle

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NRCHA Open Bridle* $78/$35 NRCHA Ltd Open Bridle* $78/$35 NRCHA Non Pro Bridle* $53/$35 NRCHA Int. Non Pro Bridle** $8 NRCHA Nov. Non Pro Bridle* $53/$35 NRCHA $5k Non Pro Limited* $33/$20 NRCHA Non Pro Limited* $33/$20 MRCHA Open Stock Horse Fence $45 MRCHA Non Pro Stock Horse Fence $45 MRCHA Rookie Pro $35 MRCHA Non Pro Limited $35 MRCHA Youth Limited $15 MRCHA Green I $35 MRCHA Green II $35

* Class 8/9, 15/16, 17-19 & 20/21 will run concurrently if entered in both then you only pay one cattle fee of $35. ** NRCHA Int Non Pro Bridle will run concurrent with NRCHA Non Pro Bridle; must enter NRCHA Non Pro Bridle or Nov NP Bridle.

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• You are welcome to arrive anytime after 12 noon on Friday • Current Negative Coggins REQUIRED • Stalls $25/day Cow Trac • JDJ Ranch will have shavings available at $5/bag Available • Jump Out Fee $15 per day All Weekend! • Camper hook-ups with electricity only: $20/night $10/10 Mins. • Paid Warm-Ups Friday night only: 3 minutes max TOTAL TIME each rider ‐ $25 per ride • Upon arrival - check in at the office for your stall assignment and campground location • Walk/Trot riders may not enter in any other classes • Payment is required in advance for stalls & camping - send in your entry form early to reserve your space! • MRCHA reserves the right to make changes as deemed necessary

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1477 Berwyck Dr. • Milford, MI 48381 (West side of Milford Road, in “Berwyck on the Park” subdivision)

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(248) 685-1555 BerwyckSaddleClub@gmail.com • Heated 72’x200’ indoor riding arena with heated observation room • Lighted 175’x350’ outdoor riding arena • Heated barns w/43 (12’x12’) stalls & individual tack lockers • Indoor grooming stalls with wash racks • $450/month boarding includes: Limited Stalls ~ Hayed three times daily Available! ~ Daily turnout and blanketing ~ Full use of Berwyck bridle trails, which connect to Kensington Metro Park’s and Proud Lake Recreation Area’s extensive trail system

~ Horses for Sale or Lease ~ • Hunter Jumper trainers and instructors and Western Pleasure trainer available • Clubhouse featuring full kitchen, sauna and showers • Social memberships available, $250/year and includes use of arenas, clubhouse and bridle trails

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KALKASKA AREA: 40 acres, 6 fenced pastures with auto waterers, 60x120 indoor arena, 30 stalls. 3 bedroom home with full basement +2 bedroom rental unit. Asking $299,900. Additional 30 acres available.

CENTRAL LOCATION: 15 acres, 31 stalls, room for 14 more, indoor arena. 3 bdrm. ranch home. Ashley, MI. 30 mins. north of Lansing. ANN ARBOR AREA: Beautiful executive $249,000. Poss. L/C. home, gourmet kitchen, 10 acres amidst approx-imately 1000 acres dedicated to conservancy. Barn 73x30, two stalls. $649,000.

F R O N TA G E O N SHIAWASSEE RIVER! 5 bedroom, 3 bath home w/in-law apartment. Major updates. 10 acres. STOCKBRIDGE-MASON: Awesome 2 barns; 1st 20x43: 3 custom-built home on 7.16 acres with stalls. 2nd 40x60: 1 stall, hardwood floors, oak trim, fireplace, room for more. Raise, board horses. Asking $325,000. covered porch & more. Barn has 3-5 stalls, tack room, loft, etc. Beautiful property with ANN ARBOR/DETROIT lots of pasture, board fence & some woods. AREA. Nice farmhouse, 10 SOUTH LYON: 10 acres, ranch home, 5 stall acres. Ramm fencing. Up to 5 Asking $225,000. barn. Asking $272,500. horses. 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, wood floors, fresh paint, newer fixtures, all appliances. Asking $195,000. EQUESTRIAN CTR. 2 yrs. new. 70x170 indoor CENTRAL AREA - IONIA: 31 acres with arena, 28-40 stalls. 3 bedroom home with partially finished Ramm fencing, walkout basement, 3 car garage, 32x48 barn electro braid. 3 bdrm. home, dual fireplace. 20 rolling with two stalls. Asking $235,000. acres. Very "HORSEY" area. Asking $945,000.

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WORKING HORSE FARM near Caro. Cape Cod, tons of storage. 6 stall barn w/att. 50x64 indoor arena. Fenced pasture re-sewn last fall. Possible Lease w/Option. Asking $149,900.

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Equine Dental Services (989) 876-8448 Has Your Horse Been to The Dentist Lately?

WE MAKE STALL CALLS! • STEVE SHAVER, EQ/DT Advanced Equine Dentistry • Performance Dentistry Graduate of American School of Equine Dentistry

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Pasture Board: $175 per month

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Celebration of the Horse, Saturday, Sept. 25th, 2010 Featuring: Parade at 1 p.m., Horses thru History, Breed Display, Entertainment by R&R Doubletake, Vendors, Youth and ADULT Pony Rides. Participate in the parade or be a vendor, give us a call!

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Talk to the Pro Night - Thursday Evenings 6-8 p.m. Our pro-nights are well attended, help us plan, please call ahead July 1 - No program tonight July 8 - Carriage Pleasure Driving Primer. The Metamora Carriage and Driving Association is hosting their annual pleasure show at Windrush Farm in Metamora July 9-11. Come and learn all about Carriage Pleasure Driving from club members and then watch the show as an educated spectator! July 15 - Potomac Horse Fever: What You Need To Know. Come with your questions tonight for the vets from Blue Water Equine Hospital. July 22 - Proud, high-headed horses, lofty action and elegant riding apparel are the benchmarks of Saddle Seat Riding. Alicia Martus will visit us tonight to demonstrate saddle seat riding and answer your questions. July 29 - Marilyn from Black Mare Farm will introduce us to the wonderful world of Minis. She'll have some of her little friends with her.

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WindSong Equestrian Center 2315 E. Rattalee Lake Rd., Holly, MI 48442

(248) 634-8561 • www.WindSongEQ.com

All Breeds & Disciplines Welcome • Beginner Lessons & Horses Available • Trainers for all disciplines or bring your own!

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Pam Cook Memorial Horse Show Added Money

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Horse-N-Around 4-H Club Hillsdale County Fairgrounds 115 S. Broad St., Hillsdale, MI 49242

July 25, 2010

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9:00 a.m. Rain or Shine • Judge: Jason Sorrell Money will be added day of show. Look for updates on Facebook under Memorial Show

High Point Chairs • Reserve High Point Bridle Bags Overall High Point Youth and Adult Trophies 1. Halter Sweepstakes $250 2. Stallion $25 3. AQHA Mares & Geldings $25 4. Reg. Other Mares & Geldings $25 5. Grade Mares & Geldings $25 6. Pony/Mini Dawn Armstrong Memorial $25 7. Showmanship Sweepstakes $250 8. Walk/Trot 12 & Under**** $25 9. Walk/Trot 13 & Over**** $25 10. Showmanship 9-13 y/o $25 11. Showmanship 14-19 y/o $25 12. Showmanship 20 & Over $25 13. Leadline 8 & Under (medals) Lunch 30 minutes Lucky Buck Warm-Up 1st 15 mins. $1.00 at gate 50% Payback 14. English Pleasure Sweepstakes $250 15. English Pleasure 9-13 y/o $25 16. English Pleasure 14-19 y/o $25 17. English Pleasure 20 & Over $25 18. English Equitation Sweepstakes $250 19. English Equitation 9-13 y/o $25 20. English Equitation 14-19 y/o $25 21. English Equitation 20 & Over $25 15 minute break • High Point per age division: 20 & over, 14-19, 9-13, 12 & under W/T, 13 & over W/T • Age division and 1 halter class count towards high point • Sweepstake classes do not count towards high point • Walk/Trot classes do not count towards overall youth and adult high point trophies • 1 horse/1 rider per high point division **** Cannot show in W/T/C classes $6.00 Class Entry $10.00 Sweepstakes Entry $5.00 High Point Nomination • High Point fee must be paid before points count • Age as of January 1st, 2010 • Leadline handler must be 15 or over

22. Green Horse/Rider Combo $25 (1st year showing together) 23. Walk/Trot Pleasure 13 & Over**** $25 24. Walk/Trot Pleasure 12 & Under**** $25 25. Western Walk/Jog Open $25 26. Walk/Trot Equitation 13 & Over**** $25 27. Walk/Trot Equitation 12 & Under**** $25 28. Western Pleasure Sweepstakes $250 29. Western Pleasure 9-13 y/o $25 30. Western Pleasure 14-19 y/o $25 31. Western Pleasure 20 & Over $25 32. Western Horsemanship Sweepstakes $250 33. Western Horsemanship 9-13 y/o $25 34. Western Horsemanship 14-19 y/o $25 35. Western Horsemanship 20 & Over $25 36. Generation Gap $25 (1st rider is 19 & under, 2nd rider is 20 & over, one horse) 37. Egg & Spoon $1.00 at the gate, 50% goes to winner

• Crest View Tack Shop on grounds • Eye of the Horse Photography on grounds • Hot Diggity Dog on grounds

Look for us on Facebook under Memorial Show Exhibitor Drawings $$$ & Prizes • Payback 1-3, Ribbons 1st-5th 70% Payback (40%, 20%, 10%) • Judges decision final • Negative 2010 Coggins required • SEI/ASTM helmets required for English 19 & under • $25.00 for all NSF checks • Must be 20 or over to handle stallions • Dogs must be kept on a leash • No alcohol on grounds Show committee reserves the right to remove anyone from grounds for unsportsmanlike conduct or unruly animals. Horse-N-Around 4-H Club and/or individuals assisting at this event shall not be individually or collectively responsible for any loss, damage or injury to any person(s), horse(s), or property in connection with this event.

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Sundance Camps Summer Kids Camps

SUMMER CAMP SESSIONS:

Six separate four day sessions

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Camps offer: riding instruction, basic horse knowledge, trail riding & crafts. Ages: 8 years and up Summer Sessions: Thursday is Family Night with a Horse Show Before and after programs available Instructor, Becky Zalewski Summer Kids Camp Cost: $200 for 4 days

July 12-15 July 19-22 * Aug. 2-5 Aug. 9-12 Aug. 16-19 Aug. 23-26

*Advanced Campers - must have attended at least 2 horse camps

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(517) 627-5500 • www.SundanceRidingStables.com

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SQUARE D ARENA WHITE PIGEON, MI presents... Official and Sanctioned

SQUARE D ARENA COWBOY CHALLENGE (Craig Cameron’s Extreme Cowboy Race)

JULY 10TH & 11TH and JULY 24TH & 25th Challenge will start @ 10 am. Course walk thru, briefing & draw will start at 9 am. Sign up starts at 8 am. $75 entry fee Young Guns (7-11 yrs) $75 entry fee Youth (12-17 yrs) $100 entry fee Novice (12 & up)

$150 entry fee Non Pro $100 entry fee Ride Smart $150 entry fee Pro

(12 & up) (55 & over) (12 & up)

ALL CASH PAY BACK Payback is determined by number of entries. Points awarded for EXCA members. Must be a member before the event. All EXCA rules apply. EXCA membership not required to ride. Cowboy Challenge spectators welcome, $5 admission charge. Primitive camping available. Grounds open on Friday. All divisions run 2 preliminary rounds on Saturday. Top 5 riders from each division advance to final round on Sunday. Western attire required (cowboy hat or helmet, boots, long sleeve shirt). Promoter reserves the right to make changes prior to or on the day prior to start of the race.

Negative Coggins required

Contact Wally DeMeyer for additional information 269-268-2214 DIRECTIONS: 69012 Mann Rd. White Pigeon, MI 49099. 4 miles west of US 131 on US 12 to Mann Road, south ½ mile – or 1 mile east of downtown Mottville to Mann Road south ½ mile.

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9:00 am Rain or Shine • HVEC Field, N. of Milford High School, Highland Twp., MI 2010 is the third year that the Huron Valley Equestrian Committee has done “fund rider” to assist in providing mammograms to the under insured in our community. The majority of the proceeds from this event will support breast cancer services at Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital, Sinai Center for Women. Show your support by wearing pink. Ride “In the Pink” with no penalty from the judge. Proper boots required.

RING 1 - MAIN ARENA HVEC PREAKNESS 1. Fitting & Showing - Youth 2. Fitting & Showing - Adult 3. Fitting & Showing - SWEEPSTAKES 4. Best Groomed Class - Open MILFORD BELMONT STAKES 5. Huntseat Equitation - Walk/Trot - Open 6. Huntseat Equitation - Youth 7. Huntseat Equitation - Adult 8. Huntseat Equitation - SWEEPSTAKES 9. Bareback Equitation - SWEEPSTAKES HIGHLAND BREEDER’S CUP 10. Saddleseat Equitation - SWEEPSTAKES Sponsored by AUTO-TECH COLLISION CENTER 11. Saddleseat Bareback - SWEEPSTAKES WHITE LAKE PERFECTA 12. Western Equitation - Walk/Trot - Open 13. Western Equitation - Youth 14. Western Equitation - Adult 15. Western Equitation - SWEEPSTAKES 16. Bareback Equitation - SWEEPSTAKES

LUNCH BREAK IN THE PINK 17. Reining - MIHA Pattern 2 - Open 18. Barrels - Youth 19. Barrels - Adult 20. Barrels - SWEEPSTAKES Sponsored by JW FIELD LANDSCAPE SUPPLIES

IN THE PINK (continued) 21. Speed & Action - Youth 22. Speed & Action - Adult 23. Speed & Action - SWEEPSTAKES 24. Flag Race - Youth 25. Flag Race - Adult 26. Flag Race - SWEEPSTAKES 27. Two Person Relay - Youth 28. Two Person Relay - Adult 29. Two Person Relay - SWEEPSTAKES 30. Toilet Paper Race (two person) SWEEPSTAKES 31. Pretty In Pink - Open Are you in the Pink? RING 2 - CENTER JUMP ARENA JUMPING FOR LIFE - Beginning at 12:00 p.m. Sponsored by HOMEBOUND ANGELS J1. Equitation Over Fences - Youth J2. Equitation Over Fences - Adult J3. Equitation Over Fences - SWEEPSTAKES J4. Equitation Over Fences - MIHA Pattern 1 - Open RING 3 - TRAIL ARENA Sponsorship in Honor of: Vivian K. Corriveau TALLY HOPE TRAIL - 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. T1. Trail Tails - Youth T2. Trail Tails - Adult T3. Trail Leaders - Youth T4. Trail Leaders - Adult T5. Trail Boss - SWEEPSTAKES

Don’t Walk - Trot On Over For A Great Time! Trainers – Perfect For A Schooling Show!

Fund-riders Events on August 28 includes free admission to the horse show, a silent auction of numerous items donated by area merchants and a Cake Trot! Silent Auction takes place 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. *Proper boots required. All riders are encouraged to ride in the pink to show support *Walk/trot riders OPEN class to provide show experience *Youth - 18 and under as of January 1st of the current year *Sweepstakes classes payback - 1st $50, 2nd $30, 3rd $20 *Best groomed class scored on grooming, best banding/braiding, clean clipped, hoof care, face dressing, etc. *Trail will run at will, with no order of go, starting at 12:00 pm until 3:00 pm. *All jumps set at 2’6” or under for ponies; 2’9” or under for horses *$6.00 PER CLASS, no refunds. Ride all day for only $50.00

For more information contact: Shannon or Susan Raupp (248) 887-7884 or www.hvec.info School Property, No Smoking, No Dogs, No Alcohol ©2010 C & C PUBLISHING, INC. • JULY 2010

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It’s Time for Our...

INVENTORY REDUCTION SALE! HUGE Savings in the Horse Department Canvas Winter Blankets..................... Now $33.95 Waterproof Turnout Winter Blankets.. Now $61.95 Platinum Winter Blankets................... Now $76.95 All Saddle Pads & Show Blankets............ 30% Off All Headstalls........................................... 30% Off Lead Ropes........................................ ..... 40% Off All Halters................................................ 30% Off

Polo Wraps............................ Bits........................................ Wildfire Belts......................... All Jewelry............................. Cell Phone Holders............... Jeweled Flip Flops................ Purses...................................

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** Check Out the Close-Out Bin & Save an Additional 30% Off the Lowest Price - WOW!!! ** This sale won’t last for long, so hurry in and take advantage of these great savings!

Johnston Elevator Co. (989) 386-7271 307 N. McEwan Street, Clare, MI 48617 Gift Certificates Available

Visit our website at:

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Our Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30am-5:30pm, Saturday 8am-2pm

Horse Handling for Non-Horse Handlers

Who’s Leading Who? Have you ever been to a horse show and your child says “Hey Dad, hold this…” You think it’s just a little piece of rope. No big deal, right? But then you see what’s attached at the other end – Now what?

• Understand horse body language • Learn how to safely halter, lead and tie a horse • Avoid the shouts of “Loose Horse” at horse shows and come learn with hands on sessions • Local horse communities need to be able to assist horses in first responder situations such as trailering accidents This clinic is for horse show parents, siblings, Fire & Rescue, Local Law Enforcement, and EMT’s. Experience a horse and understand how to avoid catastrophes and learn how to react in emergencies. • $10 per participant • $1 per auditor • First Responders are FREE with badge • Minimum of 10 participants per clinic • Bring your own chairs

July 28 7-9PM August 22 1-3PM September 29 7-9PM Serenity Hills Farm 2325 Labadie Road Milford, MI

Contact Liz Snoblen 248-767-9502 or lsnoblen@comcast.net for more information

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It’s more than a feed...It’s peace of mind. BROWN HAY & GRAIN

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MASON ELEVATOR CO.

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• Mason, MI 517-676-1016

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GEYER FARM SERVICE

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• Marion, MI 231-743-2975

• Onsted, MI 517-467-2194

GRAND RIVER EQUINE FEED

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• Wixom, MI 248-348-8310

• Millington, MI 989-871-2171

HACHMAN FARM SUPPLY, INC.

MOLINE COOPERATIVE MILLING CO.

• Montague, MI 231-893-7195 • New Era, MI 231-861-2332

• Temperance, MI 734-847-3235

• Moline, MI 616-877-4631

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SADDLE UP! MAGAZINE NEWS BRIEFS PHOTO CONTEST Announcing Highland Trail Riders’ Second Annual Horse Photo Contest: Get out your cameras and start snapping photos of your favorite horses! Catch them napping, or working, or playing, or on the trail. We have a special “On the Trail” category this year! Contest is for amateur photographers only. Please visit our website for more details and rules: www.highlandtrailriders.com Gallery space is limited. Entry forms due mid-August. Start taking photos now!

USDF & HEADGEAR Lexington, KY - The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) released an official statement regarding protective headgear use following the Spring USDF Executive Board meeting held at their headquarters in the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky. The statement, “USDF strongly recommends all riders wear protective headgear when mounted”, is in line with USDF's current policy to require all photos of mounted riders in the USDF Connection magazine include protective headgear. USDF is also requiring the statement on all videos it produces and any videos or educational materials for which it offers accreditation for its University program. Founded in 1973, the United States Dressage Federation is a nonprofit membership organization

dedicated to education, recognition of achievement, and promotion of dressage. For more info about USDF membership or programs, visit www.usdf.org, e-mail usdressage@usdf.org, or call (859) 971-2277.

as educational exhibits from MSU college and several departments. The MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) will once again present a tent full of “The Science of Agriculture and Natural Resources” with educational activities for residents of all ages. The college tent will feature several educational demonstrations featuring wind energy, financial management, farm transitions and social media. The MSU Dairy Store will offer free ice cream while accepting donations to support CANR scholarships. “We are committed to the quality educational activities, demonstrations and informational presentations planned that we have offered in years past,” says Ruth Hohl Borger, Ag Expo director. “Regardless of whether you're an experienced grower or would like to become one, there's something for everyone at this year's show.” The event runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 20 and 21, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 22. Admission to the grounds and parking at Farm Lane and Mt. Hope Road are free. For more info about Ag Expo, call 800-366-7055 or visit www.agexpo.msu.edu. Ag Expo is sponsored by the MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

2010 MSU AG EXPO EAST LANSING, Mich. Ag Expo, Michigan's largest outdoor farm show, returns to the Michigan State University (MSU) campus July 20–22 for the 31st time, bringing a variety of educational and commercial activities and exhibits to the state's agricultural community as well as to homeowners, families and anyone who wants to know more about the state's secondlargest industry. On-site seed plots from commercial seed companies will be featured during the show. Visitors will be able to talk with seed company representatives while looking at examples of the companies' specialty soy-bean and corn hybrids. Also on the Ag Expo grounds, visitors can take part in ride-and-drive demonstrations of compact tractors, utility tractors, cattle handling and chute demonstrations, stock dog training demonstrations and grain engulfment extraction simulations. Visitors may also take in lawn tractor and antique tractor pulls and watch the state FFA tractor driving contest. The Ag Expo features commercial farm equipment from throughout the Midwest and several Canadian provinces on the 35-acre main exhibition site, as well

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2 0 1 1 G re a t A m e r i c a n Insurance Group/USDF Regional Dressage Championships: USDF Region 1 (October 20-23) at the Virginia Horse Center in L exington, VA, USDF Region 2 (September 2225) at Majestic Farm in Batavia, OH, USDF Region 3 (October 14-16) at HITS Post Time Farm in Ocala, FL, USDF Region 4 (September 9-11) at the North Iowa Fair Grounds in Mason City, IA, USDF Region 5 (Nov. 4-6) at WestWorld of Scottsdale, AZ, USDF Region 6 (Sept. 2225) at the Idaho Horse Park in Nampa, ID, USDF Region 7 (Oct. 6-9) at the Murieta Equestrian Center in Rancho Murieta, CA, USDF Region 8 (Sept. 13-18) at HITS on the Hudson in Saugerties, NY, and USDF Region 9 (Nov. 36) at the Great Southwest Equine Center in Katy, TX. These championships recognize the outstanding efforts of riders in each USDF region and provide an excellent opportunity for spectators to view the top competitors in their respective regions. Kathy Stringer of Great American Insurance Group added, “By being the title sponsor, we are able to help USDF showcase these commendable individuals and provide them with the recognition they so greatly deserve.” Competitors qualify for G re a t A m e r i c a n / U S D F Regional Championships by competing in designated qualifying classes throughout the year at USDF-recognized competitions. For more information on the Regional Championship program, visit the USDF web site or contact the USDF sport programs department. For info visit www.usdf.org or call (859) 971-2277. WWW.SADDLEUPMAG.COM

Horse Ready 18 Acre Mini-Farm 3072 W. Townsend Rd., St. Johns, MI. 18 acre mini farm set-up for horses or cattle. Lavishly restored 2,500 sq. ft. 4 bedroom, 3 bath farmhouse. Features a spacious kitchen with white Merillat cupboards and peninsula breakfast bar. Large family room off the kitchen has a 42 inch Heat-N-Glo gas log fireplace with Remon thermostat. Family room has indirect lighting and newer California Berber carpet. First floor bathroom has a touch of yesteryear with a claw foot tub, brass chandelier and pedestal sink with brass fixtures. Enjoy dining in the large formal dining room with a Schonbek crystal chandelier suspended from a ceiling medallion. Dining area has a leaded glass entry door, oval window and built-in oak china cabinet. A wide archway with oak pillars leads to a formal sitting room. The formal sitting room has crown molding, an oak window seat and Schonbek crystal chandelier. Most downstairs rooms have 9' 8" ceilings, oak hardwood floors and original oak trim. Home has new plaster walls throughout. The upstairs master suite has a master bath with 43” ceramic tile shower, Jacuzzi tub and cherry cabinets. Newer Tavia drive and 5" well. Outbuildings include a 24x50 equipment barn, a 30x40 six stall horse barn with double walls, a 3 car garage and a cement block dog kennel. Outdoor riding arena and stallion pen. 15 acres of pasture is divided into 4 paddocks. Entire acreage is fenced with high tensile strength wire fence with electric. $309,900. Call today for your private tour!

Tom Benson (517) 719-5950 www.TomBensonHomes.com Real Estate Professionals 701 E. State St., Suite #1, St. Johns, MI 48879

No dogs or other animals allowed!

Donkey Fun Show

To Benefit Crossroads Donkey Rescue July 17th, 2010 • 11:00 a.m.

Contact: Martha (989) 666-8316 or Audrey (989) 666-6893

Silent Auction to benefit Crossroads Donkey Rescue • http://crossroadsdonkeyrescue.com 1. Under 1 year Donkey/Mule 2. 1-2 year old Donkey/Mule 3. Mares 2 and over 4. Geldings 2 and over 5. Aged 20 and over Human Braying Competition 6. Driving - single 7. Driving - double 8. Lead Line 9 and under 9. Lead Line 10-13

10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19.

Lead Line 14-18 Walk trot 9 and under Walk trot 10-13 Walk trot 14-18 Walk trot adult Coon jump (no rider) Trail Lead Line under 18 Trail Lead Line 18 and over Trail Riding 10-17 Trail Riding 18 and over

No Walk Trot or Lead Line Can Enter To Ride Below: 20. Barrels Lead Line Donkey 21. Barrels Lead Line Jack Benny 22. Barrels Riding 18 and over 23. Pole Bending Lead Line Donkey 24. Pole Bending Riding 25. Bare Ass Barrels 26. Bare Ass Ride A Buck 27. 2 Man Relay (riding optional)

TACKHOUSE TREASURES 7489 Colby Rd., Bancroft, MI 48414 (Exit 113 Northwest of I-69)

$2.00 per class entry fee please pay at the show Proof of 2010 Neg. Coggins MUST be presented at show All riders under 18 MUST wear approved helmets & boots NO intact male donkeys or mules Jack Benny class - the age of the donkey/mule and showman must equal 55 yrs. or older Please follow the rules & have a fun day!

Don’t be stubborn, come join the fun!

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HORSE ASSOCIATION & CLUB NEWS MI APPALOOSA HORSE ASSOC. Hi Everyone, Our next show will be the Summer Sizzler at MSU August 7 & 8. We will need workers for the Sizzler Show. The membership needs to step up and help us work the shows. Thanks to all the members who have helped at the shows so far this year. Without you we could not have successful shows! Also, the ShoMe the Money Go Green Series Show has been approved by our membership for this year. The dates are July 23-25 at MSU. Each day is a 1 judge show. The Non-Pros will be holding a Media Swap at the Sizzler Show. Anyone who has books, CDs, or DVDs they would like to donate for the swap please contact Denise DeVolder at 989-821-8921. If you know anyone who uses Tribute or Triple Crown Feeds save the “proof of purchase” label and give to any NP at the shows or mail them to Jenny Schwab 2423 W. Dewey Rd. Owosso, MI 48867. The Non-Pros are also accepting ads for the pattern books. Contact Chelsea Sudden for further information. There are also permanent back numbers available for purchase or renewal. Contact Chelsea Suddon for further information. The Non-Pros will be holding a booth at next year's MSU Tack Sale, donations are being accepted of good, clean and useable tack to be collect at each of the MApHA shows. If anyone has interesting news for the newsletter, contact Jill Baker at 517-3368144 or e-mail baker.jill@comcast.net. Until next month, Jill Baker SLEEPY HOLLOW TRAIL RIDERS Mike Woods has agreed to host the campover July 2-4 weekend at the staging area. He will offer a SHTRA Fundraiser $5.00 entry fee Poker Runs on both Saturday and Sunday. Cash back split the pot. If you don't want to fight the traffic hauling up north, relax at Sleepy's campfire. Tom's Western Store and the Blue Moon are around the corner. Check shtra.org or email sbh01@voyager.net for more info on events, apparel and our horsey friends Facebook. Remember July 9, 10 &11 for another fun weekend - Driving in the Park!!! This is for those who want to hitch up and join a 10:30 am Sat. wagon train for a 6-8 mile drive. Outriders will be permitted to ride along or enjoy the trails. Potluck feast at 2:30 pm. Campfire & rustic camping ©2010 C & C PUBLISHING, INC. • JULY 2010

on Friday and Sat. for $12.00 a rig. Register at the Horseman's Staging area. Sunday driving on the blacktop and old road. Trail driving restricted to expert driver w/one horse cart w/tires and brakes. Donations to SHTRA. Call 989834-1813 for info. Dennis Austin was a special SHTRA member who died way before his time in 2004. July 23-25 we will honor him with the DAMN Ride. Fri.- SHTRA's Hot Dog Roast and Glow Stick Poker Run. Sat.Pancakes, Mystery Time Ride, 10:00 CMO Clinic & Ride, Potluck Feast 5:30 w/games, 50/50 and THE Memorial Ride. Sunday- Breakfast, Poker Run and Treasure Hunt. Bring your $ for entry fees for what events you choose to ride, your glow sticks, and we'll have a good time. This special fundraiser packed weekend is dedicated to fixing a creek crossing and remembering Dennis. Check web or call 989-277-8544. Mary Jo O'Dell and her Blazing Saddle 4-H Club hosted the Memorial Weekend Campover and SHTRA really thanks them. Mary had this to say: “ Wed. May 26 - Hot and Miserable - planning the weekend ride and then the phone rings w/your hay is ready to bale. Are these horses worth it? Thurs. - Still Hot and here's the Blacksmith and more hay to do. Are these horses worth it? Fri. - Load things, get groceries, load trailer, get hay, go, go, go. Are these horses worth it? Sat. Campfire, bacon frying, cowboy coffee, kids in the mouse-chewed hammock, horses content on picket line, raccoons watching from trees, rigs pulling in, friends (new and old) saddle up to beat the heat. And out on the trail, we realize, “Yes, these horses are worth it and then some!” It's good friends, good weather, good horses, good poker run, good kids and good trails. Thanks to all that support and maintain these trails and SHTRA for being here. Book us for next year!” Well, Mary Jo, you've summed it up well. These trails are done for riders (especially the kids) to enjoy. Remember Wayne Mears, he's been hurt and is in need of cheering up - send cards to his home address: 3190 Moyer Rd. Williamston, MI 48895. See ya, Marsha Putnam WESTERN MI APPALOOSA REG We made it through both of the WMAR shows, held at the Barry County Expo Center in Hastings, MI, with pretty good, (26)

if somewhat warm, weather the first weekend and a great turnout. Stalls were sold out the first weekend with some exhibitors hauling in and showing out of their trailers. The second weekend was almost as big with a bit cooler temps and a little mist and fog; the rains missed us other than Friday when it watered the ring very nicely. The show arena is absolutely huge and I heard the game people thought the footing was good except for a few stones. High point winners for the first show on May 29 & 30 were: Walk/Trot: Kennedy Ekovich; Game Horse: Buzz's Black Sambo owned by Jeff Jacob; Judged Horse: Hunting in Red owned by Jennifer Schulte; Non-Pro: Jennifer Schulte; Non-Pro 35 & over: Heather Parkin; Novice Non-Pro: Erika Nielsen; Youth 13 & under: Jessica Verleum; Youth 14-18: Cayla Essenburg; Novice Youth: Winter Scheer. We raffled off a grill during the first show which was graciously donated by WalMart of Hastings. The winners were Joe & Keri Colegrove. High point winners for the second show held on June 12 & 13 were: Walk/Trot: Kennedy Ekovich; Game Horse: Dun With Magic owned by Cayla Essenburg; Judged Horse: Sounds Like A Plan owned by Jessica Rougeu; Non-Pro: Heather Parkin; Non Pro 35 & over: Amy Schweiger; Novice Non Pro: Julie Townsend; Youth 13 & under: Jessica Knoll; Youth 14-18: Cayla Essenburg; Novice Youth: Winter Scheer. I'd like to wish everyone heading to the Nationals and Youth World Show a safe and productive trip to Jackson, MS. I will have to be content to watch it on my computer here at home. Ryan, however, will be able to experience it first-hand although as a trainer's employee and not as an exhibitor. I figure it will help give him a “balanced” view of the show! I wonder if I can con him into bringing his mother a Nationals t-shirt... Don't forget the next WMAR approved show will be the ShoMe series shows on July 23-25, followed by the MApHA Summer Sizzler show August 7-8 and the MApHA Classic Show and Futurity on August 27-29. All three of these shows will be held at MSU; the ShoMe show at the south barn and outside arena and the Sizzler & Classic held in the Pavilion. ‘til next month...Sharon Clark WWW.SADDLEUPMAG.COM

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Cozy 1 or 2 bedroom cabin and miles of wooded trails. Box stalls available.

NMAWHC Anna Bays Memorial In Loving Memory of Anna Bays

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8:30 a.m. Rain or Shine

KAREFREE RANCH RIDING STABLE

August 28-29, 2010

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their personality, lifestyle, and ability. I find that people have expectations of what they want in a horse and what they expect it to achieve, but they are not re a l i s t i c i n e v a l u a t i n g themselves and their role in making their dream happen. They expect that the new horse will “fill in” what they should be bringing to the partnership. Finally, you need to honestly evaluate your riding skills. This is closely tied to evaluating your goals because they cannot be achieved without some level of skill. Test your ability through riding practice and, more desirably, through riding lessons. Do you have the knowledge and experience to achieve your goals? If you do not, no equine partner is going to be able to supply them for you! You will need to achieve them first and be willing to

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plays a role in how severely the horse is affected. “If you can treat the horse before the toxin has time to make it up into the spinal cord, the horse is likely to do better than if a wound isn't recognized until most of the toxins have already made it to the spinal cord and are bound to those cells...if there is a treatment delay, the horse is less likely to recover,” says Johnson. The best thing to do, obviously, is to prevent tetanus with vaccination. But if somehow that horse gets missed, or you get a new horse with unknown vaccination history and suddenly the horse starts showing clinical signs or sustains a deep wound, the horse should be treated with antitoxin. “This will bind the toxins before they get to the spinal cord. If they've already made it up to the spinal cord, the antitoxin can't stop the disease at that point. But it can neutralize any toxins that have not yet made it to the spinal cord,” she says. Thus prompt administration of antitoxin might make the disease less severe. “We also recommend treating the horse with antibiotics to kill any clostridial bacteria that are still present. Usually penicillin is the recommended anti-biotic for this purpose. You also want to do standard wound care, and decontaminate the wound as much as possible. If it's a puncture wound where there is a pocket of infection creating an environment without oxygen (ideal habitat for these bacteria) you need to open it up, clean it out and allow oxygen to get to that area,” she says. Most of the rest of the t re a t m e n t i s i n t e n s i v e supportive care, making the horse feel better. “These horses get worse when they are stimulated a lot, so you want a quiet, dark place. Confine the horse in a stall so

TETANUS IN HORSES By Heather Smith Thomas Tetanus is a very serious disease in horses, occurring worldwide. It is caused by toxins produced by Clostridium tetani, a spore-forming bacterium that is present in the digestive tract of many animals and in any soils that are rich in humus and animal manure. Therefore it is generally present in the horse's environment, and any horse that is not protected by vaccination is at risk for this disease. Amy Johnson, DVM, DACVIM (Large Animal Internal Medicine, New Bolton Center in Pennsylvania) says the first sign you might see in a horse with tetanus is a very stiff gait. “The horse would travel with a choppy stride. Many muscles become very stiff and contract continuously, in spasm. Because the muscles of the face and head spasm as well, the horse develops a classic facial expression — with ears standing up erect and pointed backward, the third eyelid prolapsing over part of the eye, and the nostrils flared. The horse looks like he's grimacing, because the muscles of the lips are pulled back, showing the teeth,” she says. The term for this risus sardonicus, or “sardonic grin”, to denote an involuntary smile, and comes from human medicine. “Horse show this abnormal expression, but in subtle cases a horse might not show all of these signs. If you make a threatening gesture toward the eye, however, as if you were going to slap the face, you'll see the third eyelid flash up,” she says. This reflex action is a typical sign of tetanus, and you would not see it in a healthy horse. “As the disease progresses, the horse will stand with

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Race Spectators Welcome $5 admission charge Contact Jeff Lebbin for additional information (810) 655-2440 office, (734) 646-9089 cell

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Hartland, Michigan

ARABIANS OF MONTICELLO FARM, L.L.C. 1020 Beaumont, Highland, MI 48356

HORSE BOARDING ALL S D BREEOME C WEL

HORSE HAULING

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MIKE’S HORSE HAULING

Heated Tack & Observation Room, 60x120 Indoor Arena, 100x180 Outdoor Arena, 22 Stalls, Large Run-In Sheds

Horse hauling available in the following counties: Oakland, Livingston, Genesee, Shiawassee, Ingham, Lapeer, Wayne, Jackson, Macomb & Washtenaw

6,400 ACRES OF TRAILS Our farm is located in the middle of 6,400 acres of horse riding trails in the Highland Recreation Area. Just ride from the farm to the trails!

Stall Board $350 per mo., Pasture Board $250 per mo. FOR INFORMATION CALL:

CALL TODAY FOR A QUOTE Professional service by a knowledgeable horseman

MIKE LATHAM (810) 459-2631

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ALL-BREED OPEN SHOWS Classes for All Skills or Horses & Riders, Beginner to Experienced! July 23-25

(3 day show) All-Breed Open Show, ApHC, MApHA, WMAR Go Green Buckle Series - Show FREE on Friday (see coupon below) MSU Livestock Pavilion, East Lansing, MI Sept 3-5 (3 day show) All-Breed Open Show, APHA, PHBA Go GreenBuckle Series - Show FREE on Friday (see coupon below) MSU Livestock Pavilion, East Lansing, MI Sept 18-19 ShoMe Moore Money Series ALL Fulton County Fairgrounds, Wauseon, OH EVENTS PAC November 7 ShoMe Moore Money Series APPROVED MSU Livestock Pavilion, East Lansing, MI Dec. 17-19 ShoMe Battle For The Saddle Holiday Showdown! ShoMe The Money Series MSU Livestock Pavilion, East Lansing, MI

Go Green & Save! Join us all 3 days & show FREE Friday! July 23-25 & Sept. 3-5 ~ Go Green Buckle Series at MSU

Bring this coupon and save $10.00 Off total entries plus show for FREE on Friday! Free Friday includes regular all-breed classes, ApHC classes, ShoMe office fee and high point fee. Does not include stalls, camping or sweepstakes classes.

Welcome New Sponsor Wayne Davis Quality Bedding!

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FENCING’s 11 BIGGEST MISTAKES type of horses being confined. He also knows that although no fence is permanent, making the right decisions early in the installation process can help extend the useful life of your fence – as well as that of your horses. 11 MISTAKES TO AVOID... Q: What's the first mistake that comes to mind? D J : Pe o p l e t e n d t o underestimate just how much work it is to install a fence. It's costly both in terms of materials and equipment, and in terms of time.

to four feet for each step you take. If we know the distance you're trying to fence, we will tr y to recommend the materials that are most appropriate to your budget. Q: What's the best fence for horses? DJ: No one type of fence will do the job for all situations. That's why there is an almost unlimited number of combinations – wood fence, flex-rails, electric, diamond mesh, there are many types of fence out there. Fencing in a small herd of miniatures is completely different than fencing a Thoroughbred stallion. And fencing broodmares who are turned out 24/7 with their

In most cases, people come to us with a budget, but they don't tend to factor in the extras – things like braced corners and gates. Often, they've underestimated the amount of fence they will need as well. Even if they're fencing an area with a few small paddocks, it usually ends up being more than they budget for. It's important to walk your intended fenceline with a measuring wheel. If you can't find or borrow one, at least walk the fenceline as you would the distance between jumps, counting strides and estimating three

foals is different than fencing performance horses who get outside for only an hour a day. Q: How much space should you provide, per horse? DJ: That's one of the most common mistakes I see – not having enough acreage for the horses you have. As a general rule of thumb, you should have a fenced acre per horse, if you expect to provide them with sustainable pasture. Depending on your grazing and your soil, in some places you might need more than that.

By Karen Briggs, Green Grass Features System Fence's Dwayne Job has seen a few bad fences in his time. Here's his take on how not to make those most common fencing errors. There's a certain science to choosing and installing a horse fence. Sheep and cows are relatively placid creatures who aren't likely to challenge a fence if there's some forage in front of them. But horses have a certain spirit of adventure in their souls – or maybe it's just a spirit of destructiveness! To equines, the grass is always greener on the other side, so fences have to be constructed to withstand their attempts to find out for sure. Not every fence passes that test. Many of the fencing materials available at your local far m store flunk miserably when it comes to horses. Barbed wire, while acceptable for the tough hide of cattle, will rip and tear the more delicate epidermis of an equine; page wire can be a trap for legs and shoes; and high-tensile wire can slice legs to the bone. Even the fencing materials which pass muster aren't perfect: metal pipe is unforgiving, wood is highmaintenance and can splinter, and electric fence can lose its charge and become nothing but a flimsy visual barrier between a horse and the Great Beyond. Dwayne Job, President of Canada's System Fencing Ltd., has been supplying and installing fencing for horses for 22 years. He's seen good fences, and bad ones, and he's been around long enough to know that the type of fence that best suits a customer depends not only on the terrain and the soil on a property, but also on the

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Q: How can you keep horses from trashing the paddocks you have? DJ: Often people forget to set up a 'sacrifice paddock' – a small area which can be used for turn-out in muddy conditions. You don't expect grass to grow in a sacrifice paddock, so it doesn't matter if it gets wrecked. I usually recommend that the sacrifice paddock be positioned somewhere close to the barn, but (if possible), out of sight of the house, because it won't be pretty! In most situations 75'x 75' is all you need. A sacrifice paddock can also be useful when you have a horse on limited turn-out because of a healing injury. Q: What are some of the mistakes you see with electric fence? DJ: Horse-people used to avoid electric fence because they worried it wasn't safe, but the newer types available are much more visible and have become very popular. Because a good fence is an investment, many people now add a strand of electric to help keep horses off the fence and help it look nicer, longer. But you need to buy the right type of electric for horses. The standard electric wire you buy in spools at the farm store is designed to be a two- to three-year fence, max. It's just not sturdy enough to withstand constant flexing from the wind, wear and tear from the horses, and ultraviolet radiation from the sun. And because it's very thin, horses are more likely to get caught up in it and get hurt. Thicker electric ropes and tapes are more suitable for horses and last longer. The stronger the gauge of wire, the more it will withstand, but the plastic in the fence will still break down eventually thanks to u/v. Expect to get three to four years out of a better-quality electric fence. WWW.SADDLEUPMAG.COM

Q: Do most people ground their electric fences properly? DJ: No, that's something that's fairly poorly understood – an improperly grounded fence won't deliver the charge it's supposed to. If you're running one strand of electric, you need three galvanized ground rods, half an inch in diameter and six feet long. In most areas, you'd bury those 10 feet apart in a place where the ground stays moist – for example, near a downspout or the roofline of the barn. You can arrange them in a line, or a triangle. If you have a multi-strand electric fence, make sure the top line is electrified and the bottom two are attached to the ground rods instead of the fencer (unit which delivers the electric charge). The hot line plus the ground line completes the circuit and makes the fence much more effective, especially in winter when there is two feet of snow to contend with and horses are wearing blankets. Q: Is an electric fence on its own, enough to contain horses? DJ: If you install it on those little plastic posts, no – I would use it as a temporary barrier if you're cordoning off a section of your pasture, for example, but I wouldn't trust it as a perimeter fence. Those posts are far too flimsy. A good fence needs to be both a physical and a psychological barrier. Q: How do you rig up gates with an electric fence? DJ: Putting the strand of electric overhead in a gate situation seldom works well. Anywhere where electric fence is dangling, is an opportunity for horses to get hurt. It's much better to run the strand of electric through an old section of garden hose or conduit, and bury it, six inches deep or more. Many people don't understand that

the electric charge only has to go one way along the fence, so if you only have a single gate you don't have to necessarily complete the circuit. Q: What other gate problems do you see? DJ: A lot of times, people don't really think about the traffic flow on their farms when they set up paddocks. You need to think about how you'll navigate from one field to the next. A field with a gate that's a big hike from the barn, will never get used. Q: What other installation errors have you run across? DJ: Before you begin, know where the property boundaries are! And know something about your soil type, the local watersheds, and where any buried utilities might be. It's no fun starting to dig post holes only to encounter a water line, telephone line … or bedrock six inches down. Plan for predators, too. If you have a lot of coyotes in your area, for example, you might want to run a strand of electric down at their level, or use a fence like a diamondmesh. Q: Any other thoughts? DJ: The only type of fencing that doesn't rely on tension to make it safe, is board fencing. All other types require some sort of bracing, at least in the corners. That may mean that some, or all, of the posts need to be set in concrete, depending on your soil. A slack fence is an unsafe fence. Do-it-yourselfers sometimes try to save money by stretching out the distance and using fewer posts – but the longer the space between posts, the greater the chance of horses getting tangled up in the fence. I generally recommend 12' centres for most fence installations. Board fence is done on 7' 10” centres.

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MOORE’S MONTHLY HORSE & TACK AUCTION 1st Saturday of each month starting at 6pm with tack, horses to follow

Held at the farm 11771 US-223, Onsted, MI 49265

For information call Tom Moore (517) 467-7576

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Blue Water Miniature Horse Club for both registered and non-registered miniature horses

The Blue Water Miniature Horse Club invites you to join us for: Open Shows, Parades, Trail Rides, AMHR (American Miniature Horse Registry) Shows, Clinics, Fairs, Awards Banquet with High Point Awards and FUN with minis. Open shows are held in Emmett, MI and include classes for both youth and adults. The AMHR Show will be held at the Midland County Fairgrounds.

Classes Include: • Showmanship • Halter • Solid color and multi-color classes • Leadline • Jumping • Versatility • Driving - including beginner adult’s first year driving • Halter obstacle • Obstacle driving

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ELEVENTH HOUR FARM

Come see how I build a horse’s confidence & trust

& EQUESTRIAN CENTER Boarding, Training & Lessons Dressage Horses For Lease

248-755-2083 5207 Belford Rd., Holly, MI 48442

Now Accepting Horses for Training Tune-Ups!

Email: info@eleventhhourfarm.com www.EleventhHourFarm.com

Saddle, Tack & Horse Auction Ravenna Livestock Auction

See Tim at the following event...

July 17th - Wind Walker Judged Trail Ride Clinic, Fenton, MI • Sponsored by WHAM

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Tim Scarberry (810) 287-2415 Online at www.windwalkertraining.com

3265 South Slocum Rd., Ravenna, MI 49451 Saturday Every Month 4pm

~ R & L Tack ~ Bob Leech (231) 865-6277

Michigan Horse Council Promoting and Protecting Michigan’s Equine Industry Since 1973!

Is pleased to announce it’s cooperation with

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Novi Equestrian Expo November 12, 13, 14, 2010 Information: www.michiganhorsecouncil.com or www.noviequestrianexpo.com Learn more about MHC at: www.michiganhorsecouncil.com or call: 231-821-2487 Michigan Horse Council is a 501(c)3 non-proft corp, and an affliate of American Horse Council! ©2010 C & C PUBLISHING, INC. • JULY 2010

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SADDLE UP! MAGAZINE CLASSIFIEDS ANIMAL RESCUE/REHAB HORSES’ HAVEN: a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit humane care & adoption organization for horses, ponies & donkeys. Visitors welcome by appointment, give us a call! Please email horseshaven2@aol.com or visit www.horseshaven.org for more information. HORSES’ HAVEN Howell, MI (Livingston) HMC-3/11 (517) 548-4880 or horseshaven2@aol.com

ARENA/FACILITY RENTAL Arena rental – 60x120 indoor arena – heated observation room. Daily & monthly rates. Visit our website: www.windyridgehorsefarm.com WINDY RIDGE HORSE FARM Holly/Rose Twp., MI (Oakland) S11/10 (248) 798-6126

AUTOMATIC WATERERS Nelson Automatic Waterers – installed from start to finish. Many units to choose from. Maintenance free, time saving, & energy efficient. Repairs available. Underground wire installation for barrierfree pet fencing. Most systems installed in one day. Horse fence installion. R. BARNES CO., INC. Howell, MI (Livingston) S5/11 (517) 545-8514 (office) or (313) 407-7373 (cell) Nelson Automatic Waterers – repair & maintenance. Most parts in stock, quick response. Will travel. WATERFIX COMPANY – John Dexter, MI (Washtenaw) S6/11 (734) 475-8898 or (313) 418-5676

BEDDING & SHAVINGS Bulk Sawdust, paper shavings – kiln-dried pine or fresh hardwood sawdust. 10 yard loads to West Michigan. Bagged paper shavings, can ship anywhere. www.CNSawdust.com CN SAWDUST Rockford, MI (Kent) S9/10 (616) 430-1958

BOARDING 12x15 box stall, turnout, hay 2x a day, grain & stall cleaning. Well-lit indoor arena (60x200) with mirrors, large outdoor arena (90x210), crossties, wash rack, large secure tack room. Heated observation room & full bathroom. $325/month. Webberville, MI (Ingham) S9/10 (517) 521-3784

A barn full of opportunities for boarders: indoor & outdoor arenas, round pen, timed lighting, acres of groomed trails, riding lessons. Horses are fed twice daily, daily turnout, box stalls. Large, well lit wash rack & grooming areas. Clinics. Consignment shop. Tack lockers & bathroom. Base rate $275. We are located 20-30 minutes from Jackson, Mason, Lansing & Chelsea, Michigan. For more info, email: mackinderpaintquarterhorses@hotmail.com MACKINDER PAINT AND QUARTER HORSES Munith, MI (Jackson) S10/10 (517) 596-2412

Happy Horse Boarding with Shannon Lynch, D.V.M. Quality care & feeding. Indoor & outdoor arenas. Large grass pastures. Very quiet, private, relaxed setting. Howell, MI (Livingston) S6/11 (517) 540-0780

Boarding at WEST HIGHLAND FARM offers quality boarding to all breeds. 60x100 Indoor arena, daily turnout (weather permitting). Hay/grain 2x daily. Reasonable rates. Stalls available! Multi-horse discount. Lessons available by Wendy. WEST HIGHLAND FARM Willis, MI (Washtenaw) S5/11 (734) 461-6233 or (734) 461-0958

Indoor Arena, ride to Maybury, no trailer needed. 25 acres of pastures. Pasture & stall board. $300$400 a month. Heated observation room. Reining horse footing. Adult facility. Riding buddies. Northville, MI (Wayne) S10/10 (248) 767-9599

Boarding available, daily turn out, custom feeding, 7 separate pastures, lessons; western, hunt seat, dressage & showmanship. 60x120 outdoor arena, 64x144 indoor arena, dirt roads for trail riding, horses wormed every two months. Between Dexter & Chelsea. $325 stall, $250 pasture board. Dexter, MI (Washtenaw) S5/11 THE HORSE HOTEL – Mary: (734) 426-2811 Boarding available, Grand Blanc. Feed daily, turnout, stalls cleaned daily, 50x150 indoor arena, 80x220 outdoor arena, tack room, observation room, bathroom. $250 stall, $175 pasture. Family friendly. Grand Blanc, MI (Genesee) M12/10 LUCKY D RANCH – Gregg: (810) 287-5103 Boarding close to Ann Arbor, I-94. A private barn has opening for one or two riders. Indoor/outdoor arena, quality turnout. All disciplines welcome. Dexter, MI (Washtenaw) S11/10 (734) 972-9414 or roonfarm@attg.net BOB & MARILEE’S WILDWOOD FARMS: 17 years same owners. Matted stalls, closet tack lockers, 60x120 indoor, 3 outdoor arenas, 70’ round pen, trail challenge area, 2 wash racks, heated clubhouse w/ restroom. Daily turnout in 22 private pastures. Plenty of dirt roads to roam! $400/month. Rushton Rd., South Lyon, MI (Oakland) S4/11 (248) 437-6922

18 miles of riding trails at Brighton Recreation State Park. Large outdoor arena. Lessons & Training on site. Boarding starts at $175 month. BRIGHTON REC RIDING STABLE Howell, MI (Livingston) S3/11 (810) 534-5063 www.BrightonRecRidingStable.com

Brighton-South Lyon, MI, area farm has pasture board; also 1 stall available. Acres of pasture, home grown hay, access to shelter. Heated tack room, restroom, lockers. Trails available, outdoor riding arena & round pen. Bedding for sale. Visit us at www.TuthillFarms.com TUTHILL FARMS & COMPOSTING, Inc. South Lyon, MI (Livingston) S12/10 (248) 207-6201

ARTIST PALATTE PAINTS (formerly Hickory View) 1 mile north of Genesee County Parks Cummings Center. Indoor & outdoor arenas, daily turnout, individual paddocks, tack lockers, family-oriented. Partial or full board. Mt. Morris, MI (Genesee) S3/11 Chris: (810) 653-5468

HAP’N ACRES – Howell, MI. Daily turnout; fed 3x day; hot/cold wash rack; private lockers; arena; round pen; groomed pastures; personalized care; stalls available for 2 geldings. Discount for first four months! Call for more information. Howell, MI (Livingston) S3/11 Cheryl: (517) 546-3943

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Indoor & Outdoor arenas, automatic waterers, hay & grain twice daily, vinyl-flex fencing, pastures, friendly atmosphere. $200/month. DeWitt, MI (Clinton) July (517) 669-8958

Introducing SKY HIGH FARM! “Where the Sky is the Limit!” Pasture board starts at $200! Visit us online at http://www.skyhighfarm.vpweb.com Lapeer, MI (Lapeer) S10/10 Jennifer: (248) 890-2426 MAJESTIC OAK STABLES, LLC – private horse boarding, indoor & outdoor arenas, specialized feed program, daily turnout, matted stalls. For more info visit us online at www.majoakstables.com Howell, MI (Livingston) HMC-9/10 Cheryl Carsley, LVT: (517) 545-9559 New Boarding/Training facility with large indoor & outdoor arenas, round pens, shower stall & large pastures. Horse sales, leasing & training. Lessons in basic horsemanship, western, reining & jumping. Disabled are welcome. LEGEND LAND South Lyon, MI (Livingston) S9/11 (248) 486-0925 OVER EASY FARM, spacious stalls, rubber mats, premium bedding. Outside board, manicured pastures, large run-ins, heated water. 60x120 indoor, Olympic sized outdoor. Individualized feeding program, lessons, training, trails. Lapeer, MI (Lapeer) S10/10 (810) 938-1856 Pasture board, summer only: $175 per month. Lots of green pasture avail. for select number of boarders. Riding arena & full board available. Housing to share situation possible. Close to freeways. Howell/Hartland area, MI (Livingston) July (517) 546-3351 Private horse boarding, 12x12 matted stall, 60x120 indoor arena, outdoor arena, ¼ mile track, 30 acres, ride Kensington/Proud Lake. Fly system. Milford, MI (Oakland) July Sandy: (248) 939-3611 Private, quiet farm. Indoor arena, mirrors. Round pen, 3 pastures. Grass hay, balanced minerals. Lessons. Hoof rehab, natural barefoot hoofcare. $275 Linden, MI (Genesee) S5/11 (810) 735-7770

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SADDLE UP! MAGAZINE CLASSIFIEDS BOARDING, Cont. Quality care, individualized feeding, daily turnout. Offering: rider-wellness program using yoga; large indoor & outdoor arenas; show team; horses for lease; young rider & adult lesson programs; transportation services. All disciplines welcome. Visit us online at www.CavalloFarm.net CAVALLO EQUINE CENTRE – Lyn Ypsilanti, MI (Washtenaw) S9/10 (734) 480-3532 or email info@CavalloFarm.net RUSSELL TRAINING CENTER – training, lessons, boarding, sales, Michigan Apple Blossom Classic Open Horse Shows. Email: rtrainct@aol.com Mark & Carol Russell Williamston, MI (Ingham) HMC-5/11 (517) 655-4712, www.RussellTrainingCenter.com TLC STABLES, convenient location, natural & common sense horsemanship, 10x10 stalls, twice daily feeding, daily turnout with hay, indoor & outdoor arena, individual care. References available upon request. 4H Leaders. TLC STABLES Whitmore Lake, MI (Washtenaw) S8/11 (734) 741-1207

CONSTRUCTION LYNNMAN CONSTRUCTION – Wick Buldings: Equine, Agricultural, Residential & Commercial. Engineered Post frame buildings. Follow us on Facebook! Visit www.LynnmanConstruction.com Keith Morrice, MI (Shiawassee) HMC-5/11 (517) 625-5558, keith@lynnmanconstruction.com

EQUINE DENTIST

HERITAGE CUSTOM SADDLERY – reining, cutting, & working cowhorse saddles, custom chaps, CSI Saddle Pads. Also, 4x4 mini trucks. Visit us at www.HeritageCustomSaddlery.com Jim Taylor, Authorized Dealer Holland, MI (Allegan) HMC-6/11 (616) 836-1440, info@heritagecustomsaddlery.com

MAPLE RIDGE MORGANS HORSESHOEING Services – dependable, on time, quality work. Serving counties of Newaygo, Oceana, Muskegon, Mecosta, Lake, Kent & Montcalm. Tom Thorne Fremont, MI (Newaygo) S8/10 (231) 924-1064 or (231) 225-2931

PETE’S TACK SHACK 2 – “Run for the Ribbons” Tack Sale, Monday, July 12 th thru Saturday, July 17th. Horse care products, saddles, tack, repair, consignment & 4H discounts! Hours: Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri., & Sat. 9am-7pm; Sun. 1pm-4pm. (July) 3298 W. Howard City-Edmore Road, Six Lakes, MI (989) 365-3585 or www.PetesTackShack2.com

Natural Hoof Care. Building a stronger hoof, with balanced trimming. Willing to travel. Call or email: BareHoofinIt@hotmail.com Stockbridge, MI (Jackson) July Kim Powers: (517) 581-9415

TACK”EM”UP, LLC, Consignment & Tack Shop. Located at 103 S. Leroy St., Fenton, MI 48430. Offering horse tack for every discipline! Please visit http://tackemupconsignment.tripod.com (H-2/11) (810) 629-3811 or tackemup@sbcglobal.net TACKHOUSE TREASURES – New & gently used saddles, tack, winter blankets, english & western riding apparel, equine & small farm accessories. Consignments gladly accepted. Store Hours: Tues. through Sunday 11am-7pm or by appt. Closed Mondays. Visit www.tackhousetreasures.com. TACKHOUSE TREASURES Located at 7489 Colby Rd., Bancroft, MI 48414 (Shiawassee County) S8/10 (989) 666-8316 or (989) 666-6893

FARM ANIMALS Registered Nigerian dwarf dairy goats for sale. Great for 4H project, dairy herd stock or family pets. Family-raised, handled from birth. Perry, MI (Shiawassee) M8/10 (517) 256-1535

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Has your horse seen the dentist lately? Basic & advanced dentistry. Serving Michigan & surrounding states. We make stall calls! Visit our website for more information: www.EquineDentalServices.com EQUINE DENTAL SERVICES – Steve Shaver, EQ/DT Turner, MI (Arenac) P-S7/10 (989) 876-8448

EQUIP./TACK – NEW/USED American 16” Big Horn western, $850; and German 17.5” Courbette Luxor dressage, $950. Both quality saddles in exc. condition. Call or email for photos. Kathy Albion, MI (Calhoun) July (517) 629-6714 or kremus44@yahoo.com COUNTY SADDLERY – jumping/dressage saddles. www.GreatLakesSaddles.com or www.saddles.com Jeff Kalman Michigan/Ontario, Canada (HMC-8/10) (734) 320-0662 or jeff@countysaddlery.com

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CM Miniature Horse Farrier, certified. Specializing in the miniature horse. Balanced & correct trimming. One & two horse farms welcome, multiple horse discounts. Serving Livingston County & surrounding areas. Please call for information. Howell, MI (Livingston) S4/11 Sandy: (810) 923-6408 CORONA VISTA EQUINE CENTER – Professional barefoot trimming, rehabilitation & clinics offered. Lame horse consults, radiographs available. First class stable & sheltered pasture board year round on site. Visit www.CoronaVistaEquineCenter.com Jackson, MI, area (Jackson) S3/11 (517) 879-0815 IN STRIDE HORSESHOEING – Quality work & dependable service. Emergency service is available. Located in the heart of the Waterloo Trail System. Grass Lake/Waterloo Twp., MI (Jackson) S8/10 Mike Scott: (517) 522-4448 Located in Milan, MI. Serving southeast MI. Been working with horses my whole life, will be glad to take the time needed with yours. Trims $25 (drafts more); four shoes $100. Karlallan Milan, MI (Washtenaw) S6/11 (734) 255-8656, horseshoerkarlallan@comcast.net

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PEPPER’S FARRIER SERVICE – 23 years serving Mid-Michigan. Pleasure & show, gaited, therapeutic, corrective. Recommended by area veterinarians. Professional. Dependable. Single horses accepted. Tired of waiting? Give us a call! JD Pepper CJFII, Ethan Pepper CJF Dansville, MI (Ingham) S3/11 (517) 589-5332 Robert’s Farrier Service – Reliable, professional horseshoeing & trimming. On time & shoes guaranteed to stay on for 6 weeks! BWFA certified. For information visit www.RobertsFarrier.com Robert A. Richards Livingston & surrounding counties, MI (HMC-1/11) (734) 646-1911 or email horseneeds@yahoo.com

FENCING Equine Fencing – hardwood fence/stall boards. Red oak, 1”x6”x8’-$3.20 each. Other widths/lengths available. Delivery available. HULETT PORTABLE SAWMILLING Onondaga, MI (Jackson) S3/11 (517) 569-3875 Fence Installations. Wire, wood, vinyl, HDEP. Best prices guarantee. For more information & photos visit us online at www.TotalFenceCompany.com TOTAL FENCE Plymouth, MI (Washtenaw) S4/11 1-800-694-1342

FINANCIAL SERVICES STEVEN JAGUSCH & ASSOCIATES: Financial planning & retirement planning. Securities offered through Sigma Financial Corporation, member FINRA & SIPC. FPA member. Steven Jagusch Highland, MI (Oakland) HMC-4/11 1-888-616-7779 or sjagusch@sigmarep.com

GRAPHIC DESIGN Custom logos, flyers, brochures, & websites. RED HORSE CREATIVE works with you to create what you need to promote your business. Visit us online at www.RedHorseCreative.com Mason, MI (Ingham) HMC-9/10 (517) 648-6453 or info@redhorsecreative.com

HAY & STRAW FOR SALE Quality hay & straw for sale. Delivery available. Please call for more information. LEE MAULBETSCH FARMS Ann Arbor, MI (Washtenaw) S10/10 (734) 665-8180

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SADDLE UP! MAGAZINE CLASSIFIEDS Vacant Land – 31.5 acres: 22 acres tillable, 5 acres established pine trees. Southern Washtenaw Co. FAUST REAL ESTATE, LLC, ADRIAN – Diana Southern Washtenaw County, MI (July) (517) 270-3646

HEALTH & WELLNESS Need to burn fat you have gained over the winter? Do you drink coffee or tea? Get ready for the riding season with the only U.S. Patented thermogenic fatburning organic coffee & tea. Visit my website: bellajava.igetpaidtodrinkcoffee.com Suzanne Oakland County, MI (S3/11) (248) 978-4736

HORSE ASSOC./CLUBS Michigan Appaloosa Horse Association (MApHA): Promoting the interest & improvement in the Appaloosa breed in the State of Michigan. For information visit www.michappclub.com or contact President Floyd Vickery at (248) 685-8690 (M12/10) Western Michigan Appaloosa Regional (WMAR): Dedicated to the promotion of the Appaloosa Horse. Featuring a futurity, stallion service auction, yearly shows, a year end banquet & awards. For more info visit www.wmarapp.com. (M12/10)

HORSE BARNS/FARMS & PROP FOR SALE/LEASE 5 or 10 acre horse/hobby/herb farm. Huge house, shop, historic barn with stalls, greenhouses, coop, gardens, fenced. Main road near Rec. area – miles of trails. Tour: www.sunshinefarmandgarden.com Commerce, MI (Oakland) S4/11 (248) 872-6110 7+ lovely horse-ready acres, house & garage near Sodus, MI. $130K. For more info see fellpony.com Sodus Twp., MI (Berrien) July (269) 470-5750

10 acre parcel in Roscommon, MI. High & dry, will perk easily, great for horses, build your dream home! 1/8 mile from M-18. LC terms available. $39,900. Roscommon, MI (Crawford) July (906) 883-3520, email njwithrow@yahoo.com

14.5 Acres – Wandering Creek. Walk-out rancher, 6 stall stable, tack & hay storage. 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, screen gazebo overlooking creek, garden pond, rolling pastures. Many unique features. RE/MAX CONNECTION – Kurt Lowdermilk Fremont, MI (Newaygo) P-July (231) 924-9800 or KurtLowdermilk@grar.com

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27 Acre Horse Farm. Rustic log home, open floor plan. 4 paddocks with water, 4 pasture areas, 32x38 five stall stable, tack & storage areas. 10 acres tillable land. RE/MAX CONNECTION – Kurt Lowdermilk Fremont, MI (Newaygo) P-July (231) 924-9800 or KurtLowdermilk@grar.com 30 stall equine facility, built in 2000, on 16.4 acres in high-demand Ada, MI. Fully leased for immediate income. Indoor/lighted outdoor arena approved for shows. 12 large, lush pastures; 2 sand lots. Attached residence for owner/manager. $499,000. Additional 15 acres available, land contract possible. Ada, MI (Kent) July (616) 897-2954 80 acres, between Howell & Pinckney, MI. 40 tillable with beautiful black dirt, rest is wooded with trails. Beautiful older farmhouse with new roof & furnace. Lake privileges. Price reduced to $950,000. Howell/Pinckney, MI (Livingston) S7/10 (517) 546-7623 or (231) 229-2063 115 acre farm, north of Grand Rapids, MI. 20 acres wooded. Pond. Great hunting & fishing. 80+ acres hay. Well maintained 3 bed. home. Offers wanted! FAUST REAL ESTATE, LLC, ADRIAN – Dan Grand Rapids, MI, area (Kent) July (517) 260-3068 Apartment & Arena for rent/option to buy. Horse facility with indoor, outdoor arena, pastures & paddocks, owner financing. Boarding available. Howell, MI (Livingston) July ZEEMERING FARMS: (517) 546-3351

WANTED TO LEASE: Horse farm with indoor arena. Washtenaw, Livingston or Oakland county. Donna Northville, MI (Wayne) July (248) 347-4411 When you are thinking of buying or selling horse & country related property or vacant land call Kathie Crowley for a referral! Consult a professional who is in the horse business & understands your needs. REMAX – Kathie Crowley S10/10 (248) 207-7222 (cell), Kathie.Crowley@yahoo.com

HORSES FOR LEASE Awesome well-tempered horse for lease. Fun experience, smooth gaits. Very affectionate & wellmannered, but not a bore! Requires a confident rider. Big indoor & outdoor arenas, miles of trails. Starting at $100/month. Come meet him! Northville, MI (Oakland) S9/10 (248) 990-1589 Well-trained ½ Arabian National Show Horse gelding, a County English Pleasure & Show Hack veteran. He has excellent ground manners & loads very well, 16.1 h. Well-trained purebred Arabian gelding, 15.1 h, Country English Pleasure show horse. Needs experienced rider. He has excellent ground manners & loads very well. Quarter Horse mare, hunt seat horse. Well-trained, can do it all. Has excellent ground manners, 15.3 h. Lease from $150-$250/month. arabiansofmonticellofarm.com or email arabiansofmonticellofarm@yahoo.com ARABIANS OF MONTICELLO FARM Highland, MI (Oakland) M-7/10 (810) 459-2631

Beautiful setting – Fruitport, MI. Located just next to Spring Lake and Grand Haven, close to the national forest & The Lakes Mall. This 6 acres has a 2 bedroom home, new barn with 8 box stalls. There are large paddocks, oak fencing. The entire property is fenced in. Additional heated pole barn, small animal barn, unfinished guest house. Property is landscaped. $179,000. Fruitport, MI (Ottawa) July (307) 250-7095

Five year old Paint mare, red sorrel, 15 hands, up to date on worming, feet & shots. She is green broke. Must go because of financial problems. Asking $350 or best offer. Richland, MI (Kalamazoo) July (269) 388-8007

Horse around here! Nice ranch, open & airy floor plan, on 10 acres. Lots of windows offer great views. Finished walkout basement. 36x50 barn with seven stalls & hayloft. 50x50 indoor arena. 33x22 barn. Fenced pastures & lush hayfield. Holly schools. $299,900. ENGLAND REAL ESTATE – Mary England Groveland Twp., MI (Oakland) P-July (810) 632-7427

“Shannon’s Obsession”: 2008 ApHC chestnut with spots & characteristics. Mare. Super bred for halter & riding. Reiner, pleasure, barrels, cow horse, etc. World Champion bloodlines. MApHA & WMAR Futurity paid. $1,500. T-N-C APPALOOSAS Jerome, MI (Hillsdale) M9/10 (517) 425-0995, http://tncappaloosas.tripod.com

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2010 chestnut ApHC filly – super built, will halter & ride. Dam is chestnut ApHC mare, ApHC & ACCAP point earner. Sire is bay ApHC stallion by “Just Shockin Yall” WC stallion. MApHA Breeders Futurity paid. $2,500. Visit http://tncappaloosas.tripod.com T-N-C APPALOOSAS Jerome, MI (Hillsdale) M9/10 (517) 425-0995

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4 year old Appendix Quarter Horse. Light bay mare with white blaze & two white socks. 60 days training. $700 obo. Billy Cook show saddle for sale, $1800. Call for more information. Hart, MI (Oceana) July (231) 873-5112 (after 5pm or weekends)

TUTHILL FARMS & COMPOSTING, Inc. offers manure removal & disposal, large & small amounts. Call for details & quote. Serving southeast Michigan. Visit www.TuthillFarms.com South Lyon, MI (Livingston) S4/11 (248) 207-6201

AQHA #4396529, “Smart EH,” foaled 2003. World Champion Reining bloodlines. Including “Smart Little Lena, Playboys Ruby, Rum Squall.” Open broodmare, green broke, very soft, good manners. Nice hip, good body. $2,500. Bancroft, MI (Shiawassee) July Martha: (989) 666-8316

Black registered Tennessee Walker racking mare. Seasoned on trails, loads, bathes, clips. Gentle yet ready to go. Exc. 4H partner. Owned 17 years. $900. Fowlerville, MI (Livingston) P-July (517) 294-0026

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“Hez Addictive” – N/N 2008 AQHA buckskin gelding. Started nicely under saddle: walk, trot, canter; take him & show him! Will get you noticed. Bloodlines of “Mr Yella Fella, Sierra Te, Te N’ Te, Obvious Conclusion” etc. $3,500. Video on youtube. T-N-C APPALOOSAS Jerome, MI (Hillsdale) M9/10 (517) 425-0995, http://tncappaloosas.tripod.com

4-horse bumper pull trailer, Circle J, low mileage, great condition, upgrades: drop down windows with screens, air vents, large tack room with wind, water tank, 4-wheel electric brakes, 7’3”/6’6”, radial tires with spare. $5,500. Milford, MI (Oakland) July (248) 520-0797

“Shez Super Impressed” N/N 1994 black AQHA mare. Trail & road rides, could do walk/trot & halter in s h o w r i n g . I n f o a l t o“Impulsified” – sorrel overo APHA/PtHA/AQHA stallion for March 2011. $2,000. T-N-C APPALOOSAS Jerome, MI (Hillsdale) M9/10 (517) 425-0995, http://tncappaloosas.tripod.com

2002 Exiss 3 horse slant trailer with living quarters, 7 foot wide, 7½ foot tall. Sleeps 4. Shower, toilet, dining table. Awning, heat, air, etc. Real nice condition. $18,000. Milford, MI (Oakland) July (248) 219-8154

“Simply A Classic” – 2008 bay AQHA mare, elegant filly started under saddle. Will make nice Western Pleasure horse for youth/open/circuit shows. $2,500. http://tncappaloosas.tripod.com T-N-C APPALOOSAS Jerome, MI (Hillsdale) July (517) 425-0995 “X Rated Version” – 2008 bay AQHA mare. Wonderfully built, nice neck & hip. Started riding down roads & trails; will do well in halter & western pleasure. Easy to handle, work with. Granddaughter of “Good Version” on sire side. Dam goes to “Zippo Pine Bar.” $2,500. T-N-C APPALOOSAS Jerome, MI (Hillsdale) M9/10 (517) 425-0995, http://tncappaloosas.tripod.com PETERSONWARMBLOODS.COM – Since 1982, Holsteiner Heritage. Sales, leasing, stud service, lessons & boarding. HARTLAND EQUESTRIAN – Kathy Highland, MI (Oakland) S6/11 (248) 887-4303 Horses Wanted: We are looking for 2 horses. One for my husband who has been riding for 2 years. One for myself who is a seasoned English & Western. Temperance, MI (Monroe) July (419) 699-4336

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2008 Merhow Equistar 2-horse slant load bumper pull with dressing room. Like new condition. $8,200. Pics available, email merhow4sale@gmail.com Ortonville, MI (Oakland) July (248) 421-6476 PRICES TRAILER SALES & RV CENTER now offers propane fills, RV dump station, RV supplies & parts! Visit www.PricesTrailers.com Corunna, MI (Shiawassee) HMC-2/11 (989) 743-3536, sales@pricestrailers.com VARSITY FORD – Mary Waxer-Leto, Sales & Leasing. For more info, visit www.VarsityFord.com, email MaryWaxer@varsityford.com or stop in! 3480 Jackson Ave., Ann Arbor, MI (Washtenaw) (734) 332-1920 or (248) 982-9728 (HMC-10/10)

INSURANCE Attention Horse Lovers: Farm Bureau Insurance offers low rates for farm, truck, trailer, horse & tack insurance. Workers comp, home, life & health insurance available! Visit www.MattLew.com South Lyon, MI (Livingston) S5/11 (248) 486-1831 Best coverage rates for equine mortality, farm owners, club & event insurance, auto, workman’s comp, life & disability for Michigan horse owners, trainers & boarding facilities. For more information: email@RoscommonInsurance.com ROSCOMMON INSURANCE Roscommon, MI (Roscommon) S4/11 (989) 275-5555

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MASSAGE THERAPY Certified through Equissage, specializing in problem & performance horses. Massage improves flexibility & range of motion, reduces swelling & inflammation, speeds healing, enhances muscle tone & relieves tension. Servicing lower Michigan. Visit www.RPEquineMassage.webs.com Webberville, MI (Livingston) S10/10 (517) 230-5646 or hardyrac@msu.edu Massage Therapy for Horse & Rider, pre/post event, maintenance. whitehorsetherapeutics.com Marcia Sommerville, CMT Milford, MI (Oakland) HMC-10/10 (248) 318-0648

MINIATURE HORSES AMHA & AMHR Miniature Horses: Champion bloodlines, foals, yearlings & some broodmares for sale. Visit us online at www.carouselcorral.com for more information. LIL BUTT MINIS – Carolyn Terry Niles, MI (Berrien) S1/11 (269) 684-8418 AMHA Miniature Horses – quality not quantity. Stud service available. Come see & compare. Visit us online at www.RykaMiniatures.com. Ann Arbor, MI (Washtenaw) S6/11 (734) 665-3070 or rykaminiatures@charter.net

PHOTOGRAPHY Summer sessions now being booked! Professional on-site portraits of you & your horse. Also available for senior portraits & weddings. For details & info, please visit www.sweetwaterphotos.com. Tara Milford, MI (Oakland) S7/11 (248) 410-2029 (call or text)

SADDLE/TACK REPAIR Custom-made saddles & therapeutic equipment. Saddle, tack & leather repair. Used tack bought & sold. Personalization for year-end awards. Blanket repair. Call anytime! Hours: Mon.-Sun. 8am-9pm. BUFFALO ROBES CUSTOM LEATHERWORK – Chuck Toledo, OH (Lucas) S1/11 (419) 382-9351 or (419) 266-4150 (cell.) Saddle repair & leather work. New & used saddles, tack bought & sold. Complete leather repair available. Hours: Monday-Friday 9-6pm, Saturday 9:30-7pm & Sunday 12-5pm. JIM’S QUALITY SADDLE CO. – Jim Moule Milford, MI (Oakland) S11/10 (248) 887-4829

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(Almost) one stop shopping for your equestrian & horse accessory needs. Lycra, ultra suede, zippers, rhinestones, & SuitAbility patterns. For information visit www.ShowClothesUnlimited.com Brown City, MI (Sanilac) S-4/11 SHOW CLOTHES UNLIMITED: (810) 346-2305

BADER BROS., INC., Michigan locations: Reese, Birch Run, Saginaw, & Hillman, offers ground-driven manure spreaders, arena rakes & post hole diggers, as well as compact tractors with loaders & 4-7’ rotary cutters. Join the Bader Bros., Inc. Fan Page on Facebook or visit www.BaderBros.com (S-7/11) (989) 868-4165 (Reese, MI, Location)

SIGNS Signs for farms, trucks, trailers, arenas, t-shirts, hats, jackets, & whatever you can dream up! We advertise to horse lovers because we are horse lovers for over 16 years! South Lyon, MI (Livingston) S9/11 LL GRAPHIC DESIGN: (248) 486-0925

STALLIONS/BREEDING Andalusian, ROMERITO – “Max.” Imported 17h PRE stallion, worldwide proven dressage sire, Champion, available for crossbreeding! Stud fee starts at $750. Mare care avail. Purebreds for sale. Dansville, MI (Ingham) S4/11 (517) 623-1032 or www.YeguadaRomerito.com APHA reg. grulla Paint, excellent conformation with beautiful, big-jawed head. Sire: “Mills Dark Smoke.” Has 1 cream gene. 90% of foals have color. Throws palomino, buckskin, dun & grulla. Fenton, MI (Livingston) S2/11 (810) 750-6497 ApHC Stallions at Stud: “Stormn’ Too The Topp”: ApHC/CRHA black, 16hh. “Obsessed To Impress”: ApHC chestnut with spots & characteristics, 14.3hh. For photos, bloodlines & more visit us online. T-N-C APPALOOSAS Jerome, MI (Hillsdale) S10/10 (517) 425-0995 or http://tncappaloosas.tripod.com “Baron” is a 2000 World Class Star Status Friesian available for crossbreeding. Shipped semen & live cover. Crossbred & purebred foals also available. Stud fee $800. Visit www.friesianspirit.net for photos, information and more! FRIESIAN SPIRIT – Bob & Rachelle Grabowski Perry, MI (Shiawassee) S1/11 (517) 625-9500 or email spirithorsefarm@aol.com

TANK HEATERS LP-Gas Livestock Tank Heaters, over a dozen sizes available. Warmer water is healthier & improves the immune system! LP saves compared to electricity! Price increase effective July 2010 – call now! Birch Run, MI (Saginaw) S3/11 Gary: (989) 871-4200 or (989) 233-2271 (cell)

TRACTOR SERVICES Augered post holes, pasture & field mowing, large area rototilling, finish grading, front end loader & hauling. Fence repairs. “If it’s not right, we make it right!” Serving Washtenaw & Livingston Counties. Pinckney, MI (Livingston) S6/11 John: (734) 878-0107 Property clean-ups, pasture mowing, brushhogging, arena tilling, rototilling, seeding, fertilizing, trail maintenance, post holes, driveway grading, manure removal. www.SafariOutdoorServices.com Mid-Michigan & Southern Michigan (S9/10) (517) 518-0512

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TRAIL RIDING Sleepy Hollow Trail Riders Assoc., Inc., (SHTRA) a 501(3)(c) non-profit dedicated to the equestrian trails & staging area of Sleepy Hollow State Park, in Clinton County, MI. For info: www.shtra.org or Marsha Putnam 989-661-2541, Marken68@aol.com (M12/10)

TRAINING & LESSONS All around training, lessons, sales, showing, clinics. Western pleasure, hunt seat, trail, showmanship, halter. Facilities available in Vassar & Holly, MI, or I can travel to you. Join the fun! For more info visit www.ShilohPerformanceHorses.com Vassar & Holly, MI (Tuscola/Oakland) S6/11 Casey Lloyd: (248) 761-7664 All Breed Training/Boarding facility with new large indoor/outdoor arenas & round pens. Training & lessons in breaking, western, reining, jumping & dressage. Disabled are welcome. LEGEND LAND South Lyon, MI (Livingston) S9/11 (248) 486-0925 AUGONTAR DRESSAGE, Marie Domke-DeWitt: Instructor, trainer, coach, clinician. For more info visit www.AugontarDressage.com Ortonville, MI (Oakland) HMC-3/11 (248) 840-0795 BB PERFORMANCE HORSES: training, instruction, sales. 2008 graduate from the University of Findlay. Located just a few minutes northwest of I-94/I-69 junction. Email: bbperformancehorses@gmail.com Battle Creek, MI (Calhoun) HMC-12/10 Jessica Pickford: (269) 579-3434 Experienced teacher/trainer will travel. Successful with Juniors, Amateurs, moving horses up dressage levels. Patient, empathetic, knowledgeable. Master’s Degree in teaching, graduated L program, competed in 1986 Olympic Sports Festival. GATE HOUSE FARM, LLC – Betty Forsyth Howell, MI (Livingston) M5/11 (517) 546-5280 or GateHouseFarmLLC@yahoo.com GRAND OAKES FARM – training & lessons for Youth, Non-Pro, All-Around horses. Also, all-around horses for sale. www.GrandOakesFarm.com Paul Oakes Holly, MI (Oakland) HMC-5/11 (248) 634-5113 or grandoakesfarm@comcast.net Horse Dreamers, LLC – Riding lessons for all ages. English, western & jumping. Instructor Holly Ax, CHA Certified Master Level, Bachelor Degree in Elementary Education, Master in Special Education. HORSE DREAMERS, LLC Holly, MI (Oakland) S2/11 (248) 627-6270

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Interested in results? 40 years of successful training & lesson background will work for you & your horse. Centrally located by Metamora, Dryden, Lapeer, Oxford & Rochester, MI. For information visit www.IronwoodFarmEquestrian.com Dorothy Mueller Leonard, MI (Oakland) S12/10 (313) 215-1944 (cell) or (248) 969-2651 (farm) Lessons/Training all ages, English, western. Experienced trainer will work with you & your horse to get positive results. Colt breaking, tune-ups, ready for show. Call for information. LUCKY D RANCH – Gregg Dunkel Grand Blanc, MI (Genesee) M12/10 (810) 287-5103 THE TRAVELING TRAINER offers training & lessons at your facility or mine. Over 25 years experience. Bachelors Degree in Equine Science from University of Findlay. Quality horses for sale. Visit www.thetravelingtrainer.net Ann-Marie Lavallee – THE TRAVELING TRAINER Dryden, MI (Lapeer) S5/11 (810) 796-3510 TRAIN TO REIN & become an effective rider. Learn to ride bridle-less! Effective riding can get you there. Be the rider your horse has always dreamed of & ride the horse you have always dreamed of! Learn the concepts of becoming an effective rider & a softer, more responsive horse is in your future. Effective riding will deepen the partnership of horse & rider in any discipline. Attend or sponsor an effective riding clinic, camp or schedule a lesson. Will travel to you. Sign up to receive my bi-weekly “Effective Riding” Training Tips newsletter online at www.LindaDurocher.com Linda Durocher Howell, MI (Livingston) M8/10 517-404-0163 or SlidinDRanch@gmail.com

TRANSPORTATION LAUREL MANOR FARMS Horse Transportation: “Air-Ride” Van & Semi-Tractor. US DOT 1156788, MC465680. Email: la@boilerman.com Oxford, MI (Oakland) HMC-3/11 Les: (248) 224-4340 days or (248) 628-4399 eves. MIKE’S HORSE HAULING, local only in the following counties: Oakland, Livingston, Genesee, Macomb, Washtenaw, Shiawassee, Ingham, Lapeer Wayne & Jackson. Call for quote. See our ad for ARABIANS OF MONTICELLO FARM in this issue! Visit www.arabiansofmonticellofarm.com or email arabiansofmonticellofarm@yahoo.com Highland, MI (Oakland) S-4/11 (810) 459-2631

WEB HOSTING Save on Web Hosting, Design & Computer Services. Offering unlimited hosting for only $56 per year. Also offering flat-rate on-site computer service for $55. For more details please visit us online at http://equine.dynamicwebhost.net Birmingham, MI (Oakland) S4/11 (248) 686-1146

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SHOW & EVENT DATES MICHIGAN EVENTS Events are subject to change without notice - always be sure to CALL BEFORE YOU HAUL! JULY 1 – Sorting Practice at The Orchard in Vassar, MI, 6:30pm. For info call (989) 673-3767, or visit online at http://GWHorsesandTack.com JULY 1, 2, 3 & 4 – Waterloo Hunter Jumper Classic Show in Grass Lake, MI. For info call Dean at (561) 723-6283 or visit www.WaterlooHunt.com JULY 1-6 – MQHA Harbor Classic, at the Western MI Fairgrounds, Ludington, MI. For info call MQHA at (616) 225-8211 or visit www.miquarterhorse.com JULY 2, 3 & 4 – Buckskin Horse Assoc. of Michigan Show, held at the Shiawassee Fairgrounds, Corunna, MI. For info call Heidi (517) 263-4974, (517) 2607457, or visit www.michiganbuckskin.org JULY 2, 3, 4 & 5 – Peter Campbell “Willing Partners” Natural Horsemanship Clinic, held at Sweetwater Farms, Ann Arbor, MI. Call (734) 663-0126 or email katie@sweetwaterfarm.net for information. JULY 3 – Fun Schooling Show - prepare for the Van Buren Fair! 10am rain or shine, held at Willow Tree Equestrian Center, Bangor, MI. For info call Wendy (269) 427-5141 or visit www.i2k.com/~willow JULY 3 – Kal-Val Saddle Club Show, held in Scotts, MI. For info visit www.KalVal.org, call (269) 6268901 or Jamie at (269) 649-5752 JULY 3 – Michigan Association of Speed Horses Open Speed/Gymkhana Show. Elba Equest. Center, Lapeer, MI, noon. For info call (810) 656-6122, or visit michiganassociationofspeedhorses.webs.com JULY 3 – Monroe County Horse & Pony Board Open Benefit Show, 8am, Monroe Fairgrounds. Call Susan (734) 652-9345, email mchp@verizon.net JULY 3 – Two-Man Sorting, drawpot & open, sponsored by KAT Cattle Co., 5pm sign up, 6pm start, held at Dude’s Arena, Metamora, MI. Call Kirk (586) 980-4091, visit www.crescentridgefarms.com JULY 3 & 4 – Middle of the Mitten Open Horse Show, held in Mt. Pleasant, MI. Sponsored by Western Spurs 4H. Call Aftin at (989) 621-7260 JULY 3 & 4 – Northern Michigan Paint Horse Club Show, 8am start, at the Midland, MI, Fairgrounds. Youth/Amateur POR Saturday. Patty (231) 832-9549, horseshowmom_@hotmail.com, www.NMPHC.net JULY 3-10 – Montcalm County 4H Fair, held in Greenville, MI. For more info please call (616) 7547884 or visit www.MichiganFairs.org JULY 4 – Benefit Speed Series fun show, 9am, Manchester, MI. 7 events, jackpot & calcuttas. Proceeds benefit therapeutic riding program. For info call (734) 428-8876, visit www.whh2h.org JULY 4 – Summer Series Speed Show at the Flying V Arena, Vermontville, MI, 1pm start, rain or shine! 5 events, new 100% payback barrels & poles! For info call (517) 726-0251, visit www.FlyingVArena.com

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JULY 6 – TCHA Twilight Horse Show, 6:30pm, at the Midland County Fairgrounds. For more info please email Lynn at golope@hotmail.com

JULY 10 – Reined Cow Horse Clinic with Bob Walton & Lyle Frederickson, 10:30am start time, held at JDJ Ranch, Evart, MI. Call Shelly (231) 6335502, or visit www.michiganreinedcowhorse.com

JULY 6 & 7 – Extreme Cowboy Association Obstacle & Horsemanship Clinic, held at Enchanted Acres in Swartz Creek, MI. Call Jeff at (810) 655-2440, (734) 646-9089 or visit www.Enchanted-Acres.com

JULY 10 – Summer Series Open Speed Show at Triple O Equine in Ionia, MI. 5pm start time. 6 events & 4 age divisions. Call (616) 527-8472 for info.

JULY 6-10 – Manchester Community Fair, held in Manchester, MI. For more info please call (734) 4288474 or visit online www.MichiganFairs.org

JULY 10 – “Tweak That Gait” Clinic w/ Levi Beechy, held in West Branch, MI, 9am. For info call Chuck at (989) 435-9224, visit http://michfoxtrotters.com

JULY 7 – Penning & Sorting Practice at Dude’s Arena, Metamora, MI. Sign up 5pm; practice 6-8pm. Kirk (586) 980-4091, www.crescentridgefarms.com

JULY 10 – Willow Tree Equestrian Center Dressage Show, held in Bangor, MI . For info: (269) 470-5007, email bielefeldk@att.net, www.GLASS-ED.org

JULY 7 – Speed/Fun Show at The Orchard in Vassar, MI, 6:30pm. For info call (989) 673-3767, or visit online at http://GWHorsesandTack.com

JULY 10 & 11 – Eastern Upper Peninsula Horseman’s Association Open Show, 9am, held at the Kinross, MI, Fairgrounds. Call Julie (906) 6304288, Carie (906) 632-4161, visit www.EUPHA.net

JULY 8 – Sorting Practice at The Orchard in Vassar, MI, 6:30pm. For info call (989) 673-3767, or visit online at http://GWHorsesandTack.com JULY 9 – Clinton County 4H Open Twilight Speed Payback Show, 6pm, at the Fairgrounds in St. Johns, MI. Call (517) 626-2367 or (517) 204-9175 JULY 9 – Family Barrel Racing Assoc. Show at the Eaton Co. Fairgrounds, Charlotte, MI. 2pm start. IBRA & APHA approved. Call Barbie (269) 838-0908. JULY 9 & 10 – Ingham County Leaders Show with Gymkhana on Friday. Held at the Ingham Fairgrounds in Mason, MI. Call (517) 675-1253 JULY 9, 10 & 11 – NRHA/MRHA “The Liberty” circuit show, held at the Midland County Fairgrounds. For more info please call (989) 832-2196

JULY 10 & 11 – Great Lakes Buckskin Assoc. “Summer Sizzler” Show, at the St. Joseph County Fairgrounds, Centreville, MI. For info call Jill (231) 689-6229 or visit www.greatlakesbuckskin.com JULY 10 & 11 – Mason County Saddle Club Show, held in Ludington, MI. 8am, rain or shine. Added Classes! PAC approved. Call Brooks (231) 843-8172 or visit www.masoncountysaddleclub.com JULY 10 & 11 – Michigan State POA Club Show, Allegan Co. Fairgrounds, Allegan, MI. Weekend high point. Call (269) 751-8952, dkamps@verizon.net JULY 10 & 11 – Mid-Michigan Open Horse Show Circuit Show, held in Mt. Pleasant, MI. For info call Linda (989) 430-0508, or visit www.MMOHSC.com

JULY 9, 10 & 11 – Ride Well Clinic with Lynn Palm held in Bessemer, MI. For info call 1-800-503-2824 or visit online at www.LynnPalm.com

JULY 10 & 11 – MSPB&O Summer Classic Jubilee All-Breed & Pinto Show, 8am, Shiawassee Fairgrounds, Corunna, MI. Multiple judges! For info call Betty (810) 765-0382, visit http://mspbo.com

JULY 9, 10 & 11 – Sleepy Hollow “Drive in the Park” cart driving & wagon train. For info call (989) 8341813, shargary@peoplepc.com, www.SHTRA.org

JULY 10 & 11 – National Little Britches of MI Rodeo Finals held at Tom’s West ern Store in Ovid, MI. For info (260) 495-2493, visit www.NLBRAofMI.com

JULY 9, 10, 11 & 12 – Parelli Clinic with Jesse Peters, Level 2-3, Intensive Series, held in Holly, MI. For more information please call Michelle at (248) 756-4124 or email mwalshsavvy@comcast.net

JULY 10 & 11 – Square D Arena Cowboy Challenge, official & sanctioned by Craig Cameron’s Extreme Cowboy Race, held in White Pigeon, MI. 10am start, 8am sign up. Call Wally at (269) 268-2214

JULY 10 – Branch County 4H Horse Leaders Open & AQHA Introductory Show, 9am rain or shine, held at the Branch County Fairgrounds, Coldwater, MI. PAC approved. For info call Lori (517) 719-1109

JULY 11 – Blue Water Miniature Horse Club Open Show, held in Emmett, MI. Includes youth & adult classes! Info: www.BWMHC.com, (810) 387-2530

JULY 10 – Cowboys & Clowns Fun Speed Show, come as you are! Held in White Cloud, MI, 1pm start. For info call Krystal at (231) 629-6576 JULY 10 – Genesee County Open Show held at the Genesee Fairgrounds, Mt. Morris, MI. Two arenas! Sponsored by the GCHLA. For more info call Rachel (810) 564-0377 or Nancy (810) 686-6565 JULY 10 – Holland Western Saddle Club Show, held in Holland, MI. PAC approved. Come show with us! For info: www.hollandwestern.com, (616) 292-6981

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JULY 11 – Genesee County Open Show held at the Genesee Fairgrounds, Mt. Morris, MI. Two arenas! Sponsored by the GCHLA. For more info call Rachel (810) 564-0377 or Nancy (810) 686-6565 JULY 11 – Rose City Horse Show, held at Camp McGregor in Clark Lake, MI, 8am. Call Megan (517) 531-4189, www.jacksoncounty4hhorsecouncil.com JULY 11 – Spur of the Moment Horse Club Show, 8am start, held at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI. For info call Sheri (734) 216-1781 or visit www.SpurHorseShow.com

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JULY 16, 17 & 18 – Brent Graef Natural Horsemanship Clinic at Hardy Farms in Howell, MI. For info: email ladboy@peoplepc.com, call (248) 486-5659

JULY 17 & 18 – Lake States Horseman’s Association Show, held at the Lenawee County Fairgrounds. For info: www.LakeStatesHA.com or (517) 605-3466

JULY 16, 17 & 18 – Ionia Horse Trails Association Campout. For info call Rob (616) 374-8352 or visit www.IoniaHorseTrailsAssociation.com

JULY 17 & 18 – Michigan Foundation Quarter Horse Registry Show, held at the Isabella Fairgrounds, Mt. Pleasant, MI, 8:30am. For info call (269) 720-2361 or visit www.michigan-fqhr.com

JULY 17 – 3 Bar B Rodeo Summer Buckle Series Show, held in Adrian, MI, 7:30pm. For info: (517) 263-6618 or email ArenaGal3B@verizon.net JULY 17 – Benefit Donkey Fun Show in Bancroft, MI. For info call Tackhouse Treasures (989) 666-8316 JULY 17 – Branch County Saddle Club Pleasure Show, 9am, daily high points awarded. Held in Quincy, MI. For more info call (517) 398-1620

JULY 17 & 18 – Mid-Michigan Open Horse Show Circuit Show, held in Midland, MI. For info call Lori (989) 832-2074 or visit www.MMOHSC.com JULY 17 & 18 – Ranch Horse Association of Michigan Show, at the Berrien County Fairgrounds in Berrien Springs, MI. For more information call Betsy (574) 250-2524 or visit www.arha-mi.org JULY 17 & 18 – The Eventing Association of Michigan Event at Cobblestone Farms. Call Linda (616) 897-7254 or visit www.micheventing.org

JULY 12-17 – Mecosta County Fair in Big Rapids, MI. Info: (231) 796-5378 or www.MichiganFairs.org

JULY 17 – Branch County Saddle Club Speed Show, 5pm, held in Quincy, MI. Daily high points awarded. For more info call (517) 398-1620

JULY 13 – TCHA Twilight Horse Show, 6:30pm, at the Midland County Fairgrounds. For more info please email Lynn at golope@hotmail.com

JULY 17 – Double Bar H Dressage Show, held in Laingsburg, MI. For info: doublebarh2010@aol.com, (517) 651-7832 or visit www.GLASS-ED.org

JULY 13-18 – Oakland County Fair in Davisburg, MI. For info: (248) 634-8830 or www.MichiganFairs.org

JU L Y 1 7 – J u d g e d T r a i l R i d e P r e p C l i n i c a t W i n d JULY 18 – Dressage Schooling Show at WindSong Walker Farms in Fenton, MI. Sponsored by WHAM. Equestrian Center, Holly, MI. For info call (248) 634Call (810) 287-2415, www.windwalkertraining.com 8561 or visit www.WindsongEq.com

JULY 14 – Equine Fellowship Series Show in Lake City, MI, 5:30pm. Varying speed events & themed show! www.equinefellowship.org or (231) 878-1021 JULY 14 – Penning & Sorting Practice at Dude’s Arena, Metamora, MI. Sign up 5pm; practice 6-8pm. Kirk (586) 980-4091, www.crescentridgefarms.com JULY 14 – Speed/Fun Show at The Orchard in Vassar, MI, 6:30pm. For info call (989) 673-3767, or visit online at http://GWHorsesandTack.com JULY 14-18 – Horse Shows by the Bay, Series Show, held in Traverse City, MI. For info call Dean (561) 723-6283. www.HorseShowsbytheBay.com JULY 14-18 – Sparta Area Fair, held in Sparta, MI. Info: (616) 291-2875 or www.MichiganFairs.org JULY 15 – Bay Harbor Dressage Schooling Show, 4pm, held at the Equestrian Club in Bay Harbor, MI. For info call (231) 439-7100 or visit us online at www.bayharbor.com/equestrianclub JULY 15 – Sorting Practice at The Orchard in Vassar, MI, 6:30pm. For info call (989) 673-3767, or visit online at http://GWHorsesandTack.com JULY 16 – Clinton County 4H Open Twilight Pleasure Training Series Show, 7pm. Held at the St. Johns, MI, Fairgrounds. (517) 626-2367 or (517) 204-9175 JULY 16 & 17 – Dansville Wranglers Show with Friday evening Gymkhana. Held at the Ingham Fairgrounds, Mason, MI. Call Peg (517) 676-1364 JULY 16 & 17 – MiCMO “Bible Trivia” CMO at Hungerford Lake Horsemen’s Camp. For info call Kim (616) 877-0188 or email albjbennett@comcast.net

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JULY 17 – Kal-Val Saddle Club Show, held in Scotts, MI. For more info visit www.KalVal.org, call (269) 626-8901 or Jamie at (269) 649-5752 JULY 17 – Kenowa Saddle-ites Open Show, 8:30am start time, held at the Hudsonville, MI, Fairgrounds. For info visit www.kenowasaddleites.webs.com or call Karla at (616) 318-9022 (cell). JULY 17 – Pinckney Trail Riders Member Camp-Out at Hell Creek Ranch. For info & reservations call (734) 878-3632, visit www.PinckneyTrailRiders.com JULY 17 – Relay for Life Open Show at the Tuscola County Fairgrounds, Caro, MI, 8am. For more info call Bob or Betty Dennis at (989) 843-6838 JULY 17 & 18 – Catherine Haddad Clinic at Brilliant Reflection Farm in Ortonville, MI. Auditors welcome. (248) 670-9031. www.BrilliantReflectionFarm.com JULY 17 & 18 – CMHA & the Rangers 4H Club Open Show, held at the Shiawassee Fairgrounds, Corunna, MI. For info: www.cmha.info or (248) 310-1535 JULY 17 & 18 – Cricklewood Dressage Schooling Series Show at Prainito Stable in Ray Twp., MI. For more info call Show Manager Pat at (810) 614-1383, or visit online at www.CricklewoodDressage.com JULY 17 & 18 – Great Lakes Ranch Horse Circuit Show, held at the Berrien County Fairgrounds. Open & all breed classes offered! Call Sam (616) 890-1190 or visit online at www.MIRanchHorse.com JULY 17 & 18 – Lake Michigan Hunter/Jumper Assoc. Show, held at the Berrien Springs, MI, Fairgrounds, MI. Call Karen at (269) 695-4078, email lukkas@qtm.net, visit www.LMHJA.com for info.

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JULY 17 & 18 – Northern Michigan Paint Horse Club Show, 8am start, held at the Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington, MI. Info: Patty (231) 832-9549, horseshowmom_@hotmail.com, www.NMPHC.net

JULY 18 – Hunter/Jumper/Dressage Assoc. Show at Justamere Equestrian Centre in Macomb, Twp., MI. Call (586) 749-9041 or visit www.justamere.info JULY 18 – – Michigan Association of Speed Horses Open Speed/Gymkhana Show. Tuscola Fairgrounds, Caro, MI, noon. For info call (810) 656-6122, or visit michiganassociationofspeedhorses.webs.com JULY 18 – Team Penning Buckle Show, sponsored by the Lapeer County Mounted Posse, held at Dude’s Arena, Metamora, MI, start noon sharp. Call (810) 223-2916, visit www.crescentridgefarms.com JULY 18-24 – Berlin Fair held in Marne, MI. For info: (616) 837-8579 or www.MichiganFairs.org JULY 19-24 – Barry County Fair, held in Hastings, MI. Info: (269) 945-2224, www.MichiganFairs.org JULY 19-24 – Fowlerville Family Fun Fair, held in Fowlerville, MI. For more info please call (517) 2238186 or visit www.MichiganFairs.org JULY 19-24 – Van Buren Youth Fair, held in Hartford, MI. Info: (269) 621-2038, www.MichiganFairs.org JULY 20 – TCHA Twilight Horse Show, 6:30pm, at the Midland County Fairgrounds. For more info please email Lynn at golope@hotmail.com JULY 20-24 – Arenac County Fair, held in Standish, MI. Info: (989) 846-4461, www.MichiganFairs.org JULY 21 – Equine Fellowship Series Show in Lake City, MI, 5:30pm. Varying speed events & themed show! www.equinefellowship.org or (231) 878-1021

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JULY 24 – Bailey Flower 3-D Penning Series Show, start at noon, held at Slippery F Ranch, Nashville, MI. For info call (989) 205-2893 or (517) 673-2679

JULY 25 – Pam Cook Memorial 4H Horse Show, 9am, rain or shine, at the Hillsdale Fairgrounds. High Point awards! For more info call (517) 523-2718

JULY 21 – Penning & Sorting Practice at Dude’s Arena, Metamora, MI. Sign up 5pm; practice 6-8pm. Kirk (586) 980-4091, www.crescentridgefarms.com

JULY 24 – Cowboys & Clowns Fun Speed Show, come as you are! Held in White Cloud, MI, 1pm start. For info call Krystal at (231) 629-6576

JULY 25 – Rose City Horse Show, held at Camp McGregor in Clark Lake, MI, 8am. Call Megan (517) 531-4189, www.jacksoncounty4hhorsecouncil.com

JULY 21 – Speed/Fun Show at The Orchard in Vassar, MI, 6:30pm. For info call (989) 673-3767, or visit online at http://GWHorsesandTack.com

JULY 24 – Family Barrel Racing Assoc. Show at the Barry Co. Fairgrounds, Hastings, MI. 2pm start. IBRA & APHA point approved. Call Barbie (269) 838-0908

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JULY 21, 22, 23 & 24 – Mackinac Island Horsemen’s Assoc. Festival of the Horse. Includes stable tours, carriage rally, art show, tack sale & more! Visit www.MackinacIslandFestivaloftheHorse.com or call 1-800-542-3895 for more information. JULY 21-25 – Horse Shows by the Bay, Series Show, held in Traverse City, MI. For info call Dean (561) 723-6283. www.HorseShowsbytheBay.com JULY 22 – Sorting Practice at The Orchard in Vassar, MI, 6:30pm. For info call (989) 673-3767, or visit online at http://GWHorsesandTack.com JULY 22 & 23 – Agriculture Expo at MSU in East Lansing, MI. For info call Carla McLachlan at (517) 432-5402 or email McLachL2@msu.edu JULY 22-31 – Ionia, MI, Free Fair. For info call (616) 527-1310 or visit www.MichiganFairs.org

JULY 24 – Fremont Classic Pleasure Series Show, 9am, Newaygo County Fairgrounds, 9am. For info email Shelley at shelleyhale6@gmail.com JULY 24 – MiCMO Beginner’s Clinic, 10am, Sleepy Hollow State Park. $10 includes clinic, booklet & course with prizes. For info call Barb (989) 227-5741 JULY 24 – S. Nelson Dressage Schooling Series Show, held at Woodbine Farm, Chelsea, MI. Info: www.SNelsonDressage.com or (734) 730-6862 JULY 24 – St. Joseph County Horseman’s Assoc. Show, 8:30am, Centreville, MI. Mini-Halter & Driving classes added! For info: Paul (269) 432-3832, Kathy (269) 651-2794, http://SJCHorsemans.webs.com JULY 24 – Summer Series Open Speed Show at Triple O Equine in Ionia, MI. 5pm start time. 6 events & 4 age divisions. Call (616) 527-8472 for info.

JULY 25 – SEMFHA Classic II – MDA Schooling Show at Win-a-Gin Farm in Oxford, MI. Call Gail at (810) 229-2694 or visit www.SEMFHA.com JULY 25 – Summer Series Speed Show at the Flying V Arena, Vermontville, MI, 1pm start, rain or shine! 5 events, new 100% payback barrels & poles! For info call (517) 726-0251, visit www.FlyingVArena.com JULY 25 – TCHA-Milan Open Horse Show, 8:30am, held at the Sanford Road Arena, Milan, MI. Contact Susan at (734) 652-9345, tcha2@verizon.net JULY 25 – Team Penning, drawpot & open, sponsored by KAT Cattle Co., 1pm sign up, 2pm start, held at Dude’s Arena, Metamora, MI. Call Kirk (586) 980-4091, visit www.crescentridgefarms.com JULY 25-30 – Washtenaw County 4H Youth Fair, held in Ann Arbor, MI. For more info please call (734) 429-3145 or visit www.MichiganFairs.org JULY 25-31 – 129 th Annual Tuscola County Fair in Caro, MI. For info: www.tuscolacountyfair.org, (989) 673-4830 or www.MichiganFairs.org

JULY 23 – Clinton County 4H Open Twilight Speed Payback Show, 6pm, at the Fairgrounds in St. Johns, MI. Call (517) 626-2367 or (517) 204-9175

JULY 24 – Two-Man Sorting, drawpot & open, sponsored by KAT Cattle Co., 5pm sign up, 6pm start, held at Dude’s Arena, Metamora, MI. Call Kirk (586) 980-4091, visit www.crescentridgefarms.com

JULY 23 – Fremont Speed Series Show, reg. at 5pm, show at 6pm. Newaygo County Fairgrounds. For more info email Shelley at shelleyhale6@gmail.com

JULY 24 & 25 – Blue Water Miniature Horse Club AMHR Show, held at the Midland Fairgrounds. For info visit www.BWMHC.com, call (810) 387-2530

JULY 25-31 – Lenawee County Fair, held in Adrian, MI. Info: (517) 263-3007 or www.MichiganFairs.org

JULY 23 – G.A.S. Twilight Series Show, held at the Gratiot Fairgrounds, Ithaca, MI, 7pm rain or shine. Angie (989) 875-4686, bailey_angie@hotmail.com

JULY 24 & 25 – Duane Valerio Clinic at WindSong Equestrian Center in Holly, MI. For info call (248) 634-8561, visit www.WindSongEQ.com

JULY 25-31 – Osceola County 4H & FFA Fair held in Evart, MI. For more info please call (231) 388-2868 or visit online at www.MichiganFairs.org

JULY 23 – NMQHA All Novice Show (MQHA approved) held at the Isabella Fairgrounds, in Mt. Pleasant, MI. Call Kristie at (616) 225-8211, email kworoniecki@yahoo.com, visit miquarterhorse.com

JULY 24 & 25 – Lower Mich. Horse. Assoc. Open Show, held at the Ingham Fairgrounds, Mason, MI, 8:30am. Laurie (517) 490-1607 or www.LMHA.net

JULY 26-31 – Iosco County Fair in Hale, MI. For info call (989) 756-3538, visit www.MichiganFairs.org

JULY 23 & 24 – SEMFHA Classic I – MDA Schooling Show at Win-a-Gin Farm in Oxford, MI. Call Gail at (810) 229-2694, or visit www.SEMFHA.com JULY 23, 24 & 25 – DAMN Ride at Sleepy Hollow State Park Staging Area. For information call (989) 661-2541 or visit us online at www.SHTRA.org JULY 23, 24 & 25 – Eastern Michigan Arabian Assoc. Show, at the Shiawassee County Fairgrounds in Corunna, MI. Visit www.emaa.org

JULY 24 & 25 – Middle of the Mitten Open Horse Show Assoc. Show, held in Alma, MI. For info please call Hidie at (989) 763-1564 JULY 24 & 25 – Northern Michigan Quarter Horse Show (MQHA approved) held at the Isabella Fairgrounds, Mt. Pleasant, MI. Call Kristie (616) 2258211 or visit www.miquarterhorse.com for info. JULY 24 & 25 – Square D Arena Cowboy Challenge, official & sanctioned by Craig Cameron’s Extreme Cowboy Race, held in White Pigeon, MI. 10am start, 8am sign up. Call Wally at (269) 268-2214

JULY 25-31 – Huron County Fair, held in Bad Axe, MI. Info: (989) 883-3997, www.MichiganFairs.org

JULY 26-31 – Muskegon County Fair in Ravenna, MI. For info: (231) 853-6569 or www.MichiganFairs.org JULY 26-31 – St. Clair County 4H & Youth Fair, held in Goodells, MI. For info please call (586) 321-5017 or visit online at www.MichiganFairs.org JULY 23-31 – Ottawa County Fair in Holland, MI. For info: (616) 399-4509 or www.MichiganFairs.org JULY 27 – Maryal Barnett (S) Dressage Clinic, riders & auditors welcome. Held in Clarkston, MI. For info (248) 535-8145, beverly@puddingstonemanor.com

JULY 23, 24 & 25 – “ShoMe the Money MSU Series” Show, held at the MSU Pavilion, East Lansing, MI. For more information call (517) 5455997 or visit www.shomehorseshows.com

JULY 24-31 – Western Michigan Fair, held in Ludingotn, MI. For more info please call (231) 4623284 or visit www.MichiganFairs.org

JULY 27-31 – Saginaw County Fair, in Chesaning, MI. Info: (989) 692-0451, www.MichiganFairs.org

JULY 24 – 3 Bar B Rodeo Summer Buckle Series Show, held in Adrian, MI, 7:30pm. For info: (517) 263-6618 or email ArenaGal3B@verizon.net

JULY 25 – Derbyshire Farms Dressage Show, held in Stevensville, MI. For info: Henderson@qtm.net, (269) 429-7259 or www.GLASS-ED.org

JULY 28 – Equine Fellowship Series Show in Lake City, MI, 5:30pm. Varying speed events & themed show! www.equinefellowship.org or (231) 878-1021

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JULY 31 – WMAHA Arabian/Half-Arabian Comm. Show, held at the Hudsonville, MI, Fairgrounds, 8:30am. Call (616) 293-2962, visit www.wmaha.org

AUGUST 2-5 – Clinton County 4H & Youth Fair, held in St. Johns, MI. For more info please call (989) 2245240 or visit www.MichiganFairs.org

JULY 28 – Horse Handling for the Non-Horse Handler Clinic, learn the basics with hands-on sessions. Held at Serenity Hills Farm, Milford, MI. For info call Liz (248) 767-9502, email LSnoblen@comcast.net

JULY 31-AUGUST 1 – Eastern Upper Peninsula Horseman’s Association Open Show, 9am, held at the Kinross, MI, Fairgrounds. Call Julie (906) 6304288, Carie (906) 632-4161, visit www.EUPHA.net

AUGUST 2-7 – Cass County Fair in Cassopolis, MI. Info: (269) 782-7751, www.MichiganFairs.org

JULY 28 – Penning & Sorting Practice at Dude’s Arena, Metamora, MI. Sign up 5pm; practice 6-8pm. Kirk (586) 980-4091, www.crescentridgefarms.com

JULY 31-AUGUST 1 – Extreme Cowboy Assoc. Buckle Series Race, held at Enchanted Acres, Swartz Creek, MI. For info call Jeff at (734) 646-9089

JULY 28 – Speed/Fun Show at The Orchard in Vassar, MI, 6:30pm. For info call (989) 673-3767, or visit online at http://GWHorsesandTack.com

JULY 31-AUGUST 1 – Lake Michigan Hunter/Jumper Assoc. Show, held at Alpine Ridge Farms, Sparta, MI. For info call Becky at (616) 784-8133, email rbrad10172@msn.com, visit www.LMHJA.com

MICHIGAN EVENTS, Cont.

JULY 28-AUGUST 1 – Horse Shows by the Bay, Series Show, held in Traverse City, MI. Call Dean (561) 723-6283. www.HorseShowsbytheBay.com JULY 29 – Sorting Practice at The Orchard in Vassar, MI, 6:30pm. For info call (989) 673-3767, or visit online at http://GWHorsesandTack.com JULY 30 – Family Barrel Racing Assoc. & MBRA Sweepstakes Warm-Up Show at the Eaton Co. Fairgrounds, Charlotte, MI. 6pm. Call (269) 838-0908.

JULY 31-AUGUST 1 – Michigan Apple Blossom Classic Show, $1400 in added sweepstakes money! No min. entry required. Held at the MSU Pavilion, East Lansing, MI. For info call (517) 655-4712, visit www.russelltrainingcenter.com/appleblossom.htm JULY 31-AUGUST 1 – MiCMO “Christmas in July” CMO, Ionia Recreation Area. For info call Rebecca (616) 308-0722 or email clist@walterskimmick.com

AUGUST 2-7 – Clare County Agricultural Society Fair held in Harrison, MI. For more info please call (989) 539-9011 or visit online at www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 2-7 – Ingham County Fair in Mason, MI. Info: (517) 676-2428 or www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 2-8 – Wayne County Fair, held in Belleville, MI. Info: (734) 697-7002, www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 4 – Penning & Sorting Practice at Dude’s Arena, Metamora, MI. Sign up 5pm; practice 6-8pm. Kirk (586) 980-4091, www.crescentridgefarms.com AUGUST 4 – Speed/Fun Show at The Orchard in Vassar, MI, 6:30pm. For info call (989) 673-3767, or visit online at http://GWHorsesandTack.com AUGUST 5 – Sorting Practice at The Orchard in Vassar, MI, 6:30pm. For info call (989) 673-3767, or visit online at http://GWHorsesandTack.com

JULY 30 – Open Speed Show at the Tuscola County Fair, Caro, MI. 1pm. For info call Jackie (989) 3020191 or visit www.TuscolaCountyFair.org

JULY 31-AUGUST 1 – Tri-St ate Pinto Assoc. Show, Berrien Springs Fairgrounds. 6 Judges! Call Sheila (269) 751-8324, find us on www.Facebook.com, or visit www.TriStatePinto.com for information.

JULY 30-AUGUST 1 – Alger County Fair, held in Chatham, MI. For more information call (906) 4395114 or visit www.MichiganFairs.org

JULY 31-AUGUST 7 – Gratiot County Fair for Youth, held in Alma, MI. For info please call (989) 875-5292 or visit online at www.MichiganFairs.org

JULY 30-AUGUST 6 – Missaukee Agricultural Youth Show, held in Falmouth, MI. For more info call (231) 826-4200 or visit www.MichiganFairs.org

AUGUST 1 – Blue Water Miniature Horse Club Open Show, held in Emmett, MI. Includes youth & adult classes! Info: www.BWMHC.com, (810) 387-2530

JULY 31 – Chuck Wagon Scramble, at the Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington, MI. Call Roger (231) 843-2280, visit www.MasonCountyFairgrounds.com

AUGUST 1 – Michigan Association of Speed Horses Open Speed/Gymkhana Show. Elba Equest. Center, Lapeer, MI, noon. For info call (810) 656-6122, or visit michiganassociationofspeedhorses.webs.com

JULY 31 – Dressage Clinic with Judy Kelly, FEI Grand Prix Rider & Trainer, held at B & J Horse Farm, Jackson, MI. For info call Jamie (734) 546-8557 or email expressions.dressage@yahoo.com

AUGUST 1 – Open Pleasure Show at the Tuscola County Fair, Caro, MI, 9am. For info call Jackie (989) 302-0191 or visit www.TuscolaCountyFair.org

AUGUST 7 – Holland Western Saddle Club Show, held in Holland, MI. PAC approved. Come show with us! Visit: www.hollandwestern.com, (616) 292-6981

JULY 31 – English Western Horse Association Open Show, held in Lowell, MI. For more information visit www.EWHAonline.com, call Dee (616) 889-8762

AUGUST 1 – Rose City Horse Show, held at Camp McGregor in Clark Lake, MI, 8am. Call Megan (517) 531-4189, www.jacksoncounty4hhorsecouncil.com

AUGUST 7 – Lakeshore Classic Open Show, held at the Trailblazer Showgrounds, Montague, MI, 9am. For info: www.lakeshoreclassic.webs.com

JULY 31 – Family Barrel Racing Assoc. & MBRA CoSanctioned Show at the Eaton Co. Fairgrounds, Charlotte, MI. 6pm. Call Barbie, (269) 838-0908.

AUGUST 1 – Spur of the Moment Horse Club Show, 8am start, held at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI. For info call Sheri (734) 216-1781 or visit www.SpurHorseShow.com

AUGUST 7 – Monroe County Horse & Pony Board Open Benefit Show, 8am, Monroe Fairgrounds. Call Susan (734) 652-9345, email mchp@verizon.net

JULY 31 – Kal-Val Saddle Club Show, held in Scotts, MI. For info visit www.KalVal.org, call (269) 6268901 or Jamie at (269) 649-5752 JULY 31 – Oakland County Twillingate Open Show, 8:30am, rain or shine. Held in Davisburg, MI. Call Sara (248) 922-0148, visit www.OakFair.org JULY 31-AUGUST 1 – Shiawassee Pre-Fair Open Show, 8:30am, held at the Corunna, MI, Fairgrounds. For info call Sandi (989) 284-6126; Tiffany (989) 277-1643 or for stalls michiganfilly@aol.com

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AUGUST 1 – Summer Series Speed Show at the Flying V Arena, Vermontville, MI, 1pm start, rain or shine! 5 events, new 100% payback barrels & poles! Call (517) 726-0251, visit www.FlyingVArena.com

AUGUST 6 – Walking Horse Assoc. of Michigan Youth Summer Sizzler Show, 11am-4pm, Oakland County Fairgrounds, Davisburg, MI. For more info: mountainriderone@aol.com, www.whamonline.com AUGUST 6, 7 & 8 – The Eventing Association of Michigan Event at Hunters Run Farm. Call Linda (616) 897-7254 or visit www.micheventing.org AUGUST 7 – Cowboys & Clowns Fun Speed Show, come as you are! Held in White Cloud, MI, 1pm start. For info call Krystal at (231) 629-6576 AUGUST 7 – Great Lakes Reined Cow Horse Assoc. Buckle Series Show, 9am start, held at Dude’s Arena, Metamora, MI, MI. For more info call (810) 678-2774 or visit www.GLRCHA.com

AUGUST 7 – Northern Michigan Paint Horse Club Show, 8am start, held at the Mecosta Fairgrounds, Big Rapids, MI. For info: Patty (231) 832-9549, horseshowmom_@hotmail.com, www.NMPHC.net

AUGUST 1-7 – Monroe County Fair, held in Monroe, MI. Info: (734) 735-6735, www.MichiganFairs.org

AUGUST 7 – Pinckney Trail Riders Obstacle Clinic at Hell Creek Ranch. For info & reservations call (734) 878-3632, visit www.PinckneyTrailRiders.com

AUGUST 1-7 – OAATS “Shore to Shore” Ride, from Oscoda, MI, to Empire, MI. For info call Wayne (231) 250-4242 or visit www.OAATS.org

AUGUST 7 – Summer Series Open Speed Show at Triple O Equine in Ionia, MI. 5pm start time. 6 events & 4 age divisions. Call (616) 527-8472 for info.

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SHOW & EVENT DATES MICHIGAN EVENTS, Cont. Events are subject to change without notice - always be sure to CALL BEFORE YOU HAUL! AUGUST 7 – Team Penning Buckle Ride, noon, Dude’s Arena, Metamora, MI. Proceeds to benefit Horses for Hope Chemo Kids day programs. Call (810) 659-2151 or visit www.horsesforhope.com AUGUST 7 –The Orchard Standardbred Sale in Vassar, MI. For info call (989) 673-3767, (989) 8233352, or visit http://GWHorsesandTack.com AUGUST 7 – Walking Horse Assoc. of Michigan Summer Sizzler Show, 10am-4pm, Oakland Co. Fairgrounds, Davisburg, MI. For info: (586) 855-8091, suefenner@yahoo.com, www.whamonline.com AUGUST 7 & 8 – Great Lakes Ranch Horse Circuit Show, held at the Berrien County Fairgrounds. Open & all breed classes offered! Call Sam (616) 890-1190 or visit online at www.MIRanchHorse.com

AUGUST 8-14 – Shiawassee County Fair, held in Corunna, MI. For more info please call (989) 7433611 or visit online at www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 9-14 – Kalamazoo County Fair, held in Kalamazoo, MI. For more info please call (269) 3499791 or visit online at www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 9-14 – Kent County Youth Fair, held in Lowell, MI. For more info please call (616) 897-6050 or visit online at www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 10-14 – Bay County Fair & Youth Expo, held in Bay City, MI. For info call (989) 892-3091 or visit online at www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 10-14 – Eastern Michigan Fair, Imlay City, MI. Info: (810) 417-0395, www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 11 – Penning & Sorting Practice at Dude’s Arena, Metamora, MI. Sign up 5pm; practice 6-8pm. Kirk (586) 980-4091, www.crescentridgefarms.com

AUGUST 14 – Northern District Fair Open Show, 9am rain or shine, held in Cadillac, MI. Info/showbill email ymeyer3979@hughes.net, call Yvonne (231) 775-8968, or visit www.NorthernDistrictFair.org AUGUST 14 – Oakland County Grand Finale Open Show, 8:30am, rain or shine. Held in Davisburg, MI. Call Sara (248) 922-0148, visit www.OakFair.org AUGUST 14 – Reined Cow Horse Clinic with Bob Walton, 10:30am start time, held at JDJ Ranch, Evart, MI. For more info call Shelly at (231) 6335502, visit www.michiganreinedcowhorse.com AUGUST 14 – St. Clair County Arabian Horse Assoc. Show, 8am, at Goodells County Park, Goodells, MI. Call Sue (810) 385-4889 or visit www.SCCAHA.org AUGUST 14 & 15 – Buckskin Horse Assoc. of Michigan Show, held at the MSU Pavilion, East Lansing MI. For info call Heidi (517) 263-4974, (517) 260-7457, or visit www.michiganbuckskin.org

AUGUST 7 & 8 – MapHA Summer Sizzler Show, held at the MSU Pavilion, East Lansing, MI. For info: Amy at (810) 392-7104, Denise at (989) 821-8921, Sharon (517) 589-9711 or www.michappclub.com

AUGUST 11 – Speed/Fun Show at The Orchard in Vassar, MI, 6:30pm. For info call (989) 673-3767, or visit online at http://GWHorsesandTack.com

AUGUST 14 & 15 – Cricklewood Dressage Schooling Series Show at Prainito Stable in Ray Twp., MI. For more info call Show Manager Pat at (810) 614-1383, or visit online at www.CricklewoodDressage.com

AUGUST 7 & 8 – Ranch Horse Association of Michigan Show, at the Berrien County Fairgrounds in Berrien Springs, MI. For more information call Betsy (574) 250-2524 or visit www.arha-mi.org

AUGUST 12 – Bay Harbor Dressage Schooling Show, 4pm, held at the Equestrian Club in Bay Harbor, MI. For info call (231) 439-7100 or visit us online at www.bayharbor.com/equestrianclub

AUGUST 14 & 15 – GLASS-ED Dressage Fest, held in Plainwell, MI. For info: email equineline@mei.net, call (269) 664-4223, visit www.GLASS-ED.org

AUGUST 7 & 8 – Sue Cramer Memorial Open Show, 9am, NEMAHC & PAC approved, held at the Iosco Fairgrounds, Hale, MI. For info call Kim (989) 2556031 or visit www.nemahc.weebly.com AUGUST 7 & 8 – West Michigan Summer “C”izzler All Events Show, sponsored by WMMHA, held at the West MI Fairgrounds, Ludington, MI. Call Kale (231) 464-7122, or visit www.wmmha.com AUGUST 7-14 – Cheboygan County Fair, held in Cheboygan, MI. For more info please call (231) 4206548 or visit www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 7-14 – Newaygo County Agricultural Fair, held in Fremont, MI. For more info please call (231) 924-4450 or visit online www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 7-14 – Northwestern Michigan Fair, held in Traverse City, MI. For more info please call (231) 943-4150 or visit www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 8 – BCB Open Speed Show, 9:30 am. Barry County Fairgrounds, between Hastings & Middleville, MI. For more info please call Theresa (269) 721-9961 or email kherp@mei.net AUGUST 8-14 – Branch County 4H Fair, held in Coldwater, MI. For info call (517) 278-5367 or visit online at www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 8-14 – Isabella County Youth & Farm Fair, held in Mt. Pleasant, MI. For more info please call (989) 773-3308 or visit www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 8-14 – Jackson County Fair in Jackson, MI. For info: (517) 788-4405 or www.MichiganFairs.org

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AUGUST 12 – Sorting Practice at The Orchard in Vassar, MI, 6:30pm. For info call (989) 673-3767, or visit online at http://GWHorsesandTack.com AUGUST 12, 13 & 14 – Antrim County Fair, held in Bellaire, MI. For more information call (231) 8338818 or visit www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 12-15 – Gogebic County Fair, in Ironwood, MI. Info: (906) 663-4045, www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 12-15 – Marquette County Fair, held in Marquette, MI. For more info please call (906) 2494111 or visit www.MichiganFairs.org

AUGUST 14 & 15 – Lake States Horseman’s Assoc. Show, held at the Lenawee County Fairgrounds. For info: www.LakeStatesHA.com or (517) 605-3466 AUGUST 14 & 15 – Michigan State POA Club Show, Allegan Co. Fairgrounds, Allegan, MI. Weekend high point. Call (269) 751-8952, dkamps@verizon.net AUGUST 14 & 15 – Universal Horsemanship Clinic with Fran Hancock (Dennis Reis endorsed), held at Hell Creek Corral in Pinckney, MI. For info call Fran at (337) 263-1736, email fran@reisranch.com AUGUST 14-21 – Calhoun County Fair in Marshall, MI. Info: (269) 781-8161, www.MichiganFairs.org

AUGUST 14 – 3 Bar B Rodeo Summer Buckle Series Show, held in Adrian, MI, 7:30pm. For info: (517) 263-6618 or email ArenaGal3B@verizon.net

AUGUST 15 – Blue Water Pleasure Horse Association All-Breed Open Show at Blue Ribbon Stables, China Twp., MI. Call Sue, (810) 385-4889

AUGUST 14 – Bailey Flower 3-D Penning Series Show, start at noon, held at Slippery F Ranch, Nashville, MI. Call (989) 205-2893, (517) 673-2679

AUGUST 15 – Mason County Saddle Club Show, held in Ludington, MI. 8am, rain or shine. Added Classes! PAC approved. Call Brooks (231) 843-8172 or visit www.masoncountysaddleclub.com

AUGUST 14 – Kal-Val Saddle Club Show, held in Scotts, MI. For info visit www.KalVal.org, call (269) 626-8901 or Jamie at (269) 649-5752

AUGUST 15 – Hospice of Lansing Ride-A-Thon, 9am3pm, held at the Ionia State Rec. Area, Ionia, MI. For info: (517) 515-1780 or heidi_glew@yahoo.com

AUGUST 14 – Kenowa Saddle-ites Open Show, 8:30am start, at the Hudsonville, MI, Fairgrounds. For info visit www.kenowasaddleites.webs.com or call Karla at (616) 318-9022 (cell).

AUGUST 15 – Schooling Series Show held at Windermere Equestrian Center in Clinton Twp., MI. www.WindermereEquestrian.com, (586) 465-2170

AUGUST 14 – Mason County Saddle Club’s Gold Coast Futurity, 9am rain or shine, held at the West Michigan Fairgrounds, Ludington, MI. Call Donna (231) 757-4566 or Paddy (231) 843-3046

AUGUST 15 – Summer Series Speed Show at the Flying V Arena, Vermontville, MI, 1pm start, rain or shine! 5 events, new 100% payback barrels & poles! Call (517) 726-0251, visit www.FlyingVArena.com

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AUGUST 21 – 4th Annual Judged Pleasure Trail Ride at SPIRIT Farms Riding Center, Camp Manitou-Lin, Middleville, MI. 9am reg./start. 1-888-909-2267

AUGUST 15 – The Eventing Association of Michigan Benefit Event at Hunters Run Farm. Call Linda (616) 897-7254 or visit www.micheventing.org

AUGUST 21 – BCB Open Pleasure Show, 9am, Barry County Fairgrounds between Hastings & Middleville, MI. Call Theresa (269) 721-9961, kherp@mei.net

AUGUST 15 – Team Penning Buckle Show, spons. by the Lapeer County Mounted Possee, held at Dude’s Arena, Metamora, MI, start noon sharp. Call (810) 223-2916, visit www.crescentridgefarms.com

AUGUST 21 – Brighton Trail Riders Barn Dance & Fundraiser. For details www.brightontrailriders.com or call Gayle at (734) 878-6143

AUGUST 24 – Maryal Barnett (S) Dressage Clinic, riders & auditors welcome. Held in Clarkston, MI. (248) 535-8145, beverly@puddingstonemanor.com

AUGUST 15-21 – Midland County Fair, in Midland, MI. Info: (989) 835-7901 or www.MichiganFairs.org

AUGUST 21 – Cowboys & Clowns Fun Speed Show, come as you are! Held in White Cloud, MI, 1pm start. For info call Krystal at (231) 629-6576

AUGUST 24-28 – Alcona County Fair, held in Lincoln, MI. (989) 724-9420 or www.MichiganFairs.org

AUGUST 15-21 – Ogemaw County Fair, held in West Branch, MI. For more info please call (989) 345-5393 or visit online at www.MichiganFairs.org

AUGUST 21 – Custers Cowboys Michigan State Championship at the R Bar C Ranch, Elsie, MI, 11am. (989) 224-6745 or www.CustersCowboys.net

AUGUST 16-21 – Berrien County Youth Fair, held in Berrien Springs, MI. For more info call (269) 4734251 or visit online at www.MichiganFairs.org

AUGUST 21 – English Western Horse Assoc. Open Show at the Barry County Fairgrounds. For info visit www.EWHAonline.com, call Dee (616) 889-8762

AUGUST 16-21 – Northern District Fair, Cadillac, MI. For info: (231) 775-9286, www.MichiganFairs.org

AUGUST 21 – Judged Trail Ride held at YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin in Middleville, MI. Reg. at 9am. 1-888909-2267, www.celebratespecialneedsprograms.org

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AUGUST 16-22 – Armada County Fair in Armada, MI. Info: (586) 784-5488, www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 16-22 – Genesee County Fair, Mt. Morris, MI. Info: (810) 687-0953 or www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 16-22 – Upper Peninsula State Fair, held at the Escanaba, MI, Fairgrounds. For more info call (906) 786-4011 or visit www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 17-21 – Montmorency County 4H Fair, held in Atlanta, MI. For more info please call (989) 7852088 or visit online at www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 18 – Penning & Sorting Practice at Dude’s Arena, Metamora, MI. Sign up 5pm; practice 6-8pm. Kirk (586) 980-4091, www.crescentridgefarms.com AUGUST 18 – Speed/Fun Show at The Orchard in Vassar, MI, 6:30pm. For info call (989) 673-3767, or visit online at http://GWHorsesandTack.com AUGUST 18-22 – Michigan Morgan Horse Breeders’ Futurity, new location at the Ingham Fairgrounds in Mason, MI. Visit www.michiganmorganfuturity.com AUGUST 19 – Sorting Practice at The Orchard in Vassar, MI, 6:30pm. For info call (989) 673-3767, or visit online at http://GWHorsesandTack.com AUGUST 19-22 – Iron County Fair in Iron River, MI. For info: (906) 265-3857, www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 20, 21 & 22 – Custer’s Cowboys match at the R Bar C, Elsie, MI. www.custerscowboys.net or call Pres. Clayton Case at (989) 224-6745 for info. AUGUST 20, 21 & 22 – Ionia Horse Trails Assoc. & SHTRA “Stuff the Camp” Festival. Info: (616) 3748352 or visit www.IoniaHorseTrailsAssociation.com AUGUST 20, 21 & 22 – State 4-H Horse Show held at the MSU Pavilion, in East Lansing, MI. For info call Taylor at (517) 353-1748, email tenlenta@msu.edu

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AUGUST 21 – S. Nelson Dressage Schooling Series Show, held at Woodbine Farm, Chelsea, MI. Info: www.SNelsonDressage.com or (734) 730-6862 AUGUST 21 – Summer Series Open Speed Show at Triple O Equine in Ionia, MI. 5pm start time. 6 events & 4 age divisions. Call (616) 527-8472 for info. AUGUST 21 & 22 – CMHA’s “Ending Extravaganza” Open Show, held at the Shiawassee Fairgrounds, Corunna, MI. www.cmha.info or (248) 310-1535 AUGUST 21 & 22 – Michigan Foundation Quarter Horse Registry Show, held at the Isabella Fairgrounds, Mt. Pleasant, MI, 8:30am. For info call (269) 720-2361 or visit www.michigan-fqhr.com AUGUST 21 & 22 – West Michigan Summer “C”izzler All Events Show, sponsored by WMMHA, held at the West MI Fairgrounds, Ludington, MI. Call Kale (231) 464-7122, or visit www.wmmha.com AUGUST 22 – BCB Open Speed Show, 9:30 am. Barry Fairgrounds, between Hastings & Middleville, MI. Call Theresa (269) 721-9961 or kherp@mei.net AUGUST 22 – Custers Cowboys Michigan State Championship at the R Bar C Ranch, Elsie, MI, 10am. (989) 224-6745 or www.CustersCowboys.net AUGUST 22 – Dressage Schooling Show at WindSong Equestrian Center, Holly, MI. For info call (248) 634-8561 or visit www.WindsongEq.com AUGUST 22 – Horse Handling for the Non-Horse Handler, learn the basics with hands-on sessions. Held at Serenity Hills Farm, Milford, MI. For info call Liz (248) 767-9502, email LSnoblen@comcast.net AUGUST 22 – Hunter/Jumper/Dressage Assoc. YearEnd Championship Show at Justamere Equestrian Centre in Macomb, Twp., MI. For more info call (586) 749-9041 or visit www.justamere.info

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AUGUST 22 – Spur of the Moment Horse Club Show, 8am start, held at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor, MI. For info call Sheri (734) 216-1781 or visit www.SpurHorseShow.com AUGUST 23-28 – Sanilac County 4H Fair held in Sandusky, MI. (810) 648-2515, MichiganFairs.org

AUGUST 24-28 – Otsego County Fair, Gaylord, MI. For info: (989) 732-3811, www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 24-29 – Emmet-Charlevoix County Fair, held in Petoskey, MI. For info please call (231) 3471010 or visit online at www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 25 – Penning & Sorting Practice at Dude’s Arena, Metamora, MI. Sign up 5pm; practice 6-8pm. Kirk (586) 980-4091, www.crescentridgefarms.com AUGUST 25 – Speed/Fun Show at The Orchard in Vassar, MI, 6:30pm. For info call (989) 673-3767, or visit online at http://GWHorsesandTack.com AUGUST 25-28 – Oceana County Fair in Hart, MI. For info: (231) 873-2253 or www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 25-29 – Luce/West Mackinac County Fair, held in Newberry, MI. For more information please call (906) 293-8785, visit www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 26 – Sorting Practice at The Orchard in Vassar, MI, 6:30pm. For info call (989) 673-3767, or visit online at http://GWHorsesandTack.com AUGUST 26, 27, 28 & 29 – Houghton County Fair, held in Hancock, MI. For more info please call (906) 482-6200 or visit www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 26-29 – Kalkaska County Fair in Kalkaska, MI. Info: (231) 624-1087, www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 26, 27, 28 & 29 – Lisa Terry Memorial Horse Show, held at the Western MI Fairgrounds, Ludington, MI. Call Kristie at (616) 225-8211, email kworoniecki@yahoo.com, visit miquarterhorse.com AUGUST 26, 27, 28 & 29 – The Eventing Association of Michigan Event at Richland Park. Call Linda (616) 897-7254 or visit www.micheventing.org AUGUST 27 – Clinton County 4H Open Twilight Speed Payback Show, 6pm, at the Fairgrounds in St. Johns, MI. Call (517) 626-2367 or (517) 204-9175 AUGUST 27 & 28 – Schoolcraft County Fair, held in Manistique, MI. For more info please call (906) 2860296 or visit online at www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 27, 28 & 29 – MapHA Classic Show & Futurity held at the MSU Pavilion, East Lansing, MI. For info: (989) 821-8921 or www.michappclub.com

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SHOW & EVENT DATES MICHIGAN EVENTS, Cont. Events are subject to change without notice - always be sure to CALL BEFORE YOU HAUL! AUGUST 28 – 3 Bar B Rodeo Summer Buckle Series Show, held in Adrian, MI, 7:30pm. For info: (517) 263-6618 or email ArenaGal3B@verizon.net AUGUST 28 – Branch County Saddle Club Speed Show, 5pm, held in Quincy, MI. Daily high points awarded. For more info call (517) 398-1620

AUGUST 28 & 29 – NMAWHC Anna Bays Memorial Show, PAC & WMHA approved, held at Flintfields Horse Park, Williamsburg, MI. For info call Jennifer (231) 624-0012, visit www.NMAWHC.com AUGUST 28 & 29 – “ShoMe Moore Money Series” Show, held at the Alma, Michigan, Fairgrounds. For more info: www.shomehorseshows.com, (517) 5455997 or www.mooresopenhorseshow.com

AUGUST 28 – Brighton Trail Riders Work Bee, 10am. www.brightontrailriders.com or (734) 878-6143

AUGUST 29 – Benefit Speed Series fun show, 9am, Manchester, MI. 7 events, jackpot & calcuttas. Proceeds benefit therapeutic riding program. For info call (734) 428-8876, visit www.whh2h.org

AUGUST 28 – Family Barrel Racing Assoc. Show at Faith Farm, Hudsonville, MI. 2pm start. IBRA/APHA point approved. Call Barbie (269) 838-0908 for info.

AUGUST 29 – Blue Water Mini Horse Club Open Show, held in Emmett, MI. Includes youth & adult classes! Info: www.BWMHC.com, (810) 387-2530

AUGUST 28 – Holland Western Saddle Club Show, in Holland, MI. PAC approved. Come show with us! For info: www.hollandwestern.com, (616) 292-6981 AUGUST 28 – Home School Project Open Show, held at the Ingham Co. Fairgrounds. (517) 628-2903 AUGUST 28 – In the Pink Derby, fundraiser to benefit fight against breast cancer. Held at HVEC Grounds, Milford, MI. www.HVEC.info, Susan (248) 887-7884 AUGUST 28 – Kal-Val Saddle Club Show, held in Scotts, MI. For info visit www.KalVal.org, call (269) 626-8901 or Jamie at (269) 649-5752 AUGUST 28 – St. Joseph County Horseman’s Assoc. Show, 8:30am, Centreville, MI. Mini-Halter & Driving classes added! For info: Paul (269) 432-3832, Kathy (269) 651-2794, http://SJCHorsemans.webs.com AUGUST 28 – Waterloo Rec. Area Workbee. Call (517) 522-6482, visit www.waterloohorsemen.org AUGUST 28 & 29 – Extreme Cowboy Assoc. Buckle Series Race, at Enchanted Acres, Swartz Creek, MI. For info call Jeff at (734) 646-9089, (989) 655-2440 AUGUST 28 & 29 – Lake Michigan Hunter/Jumper Assoc. Show, held at Cedar Lodge Stables, Lawrence, MI. For info call Chris at (269) 674-8072, or visit online at www.LMHJA.com AUGUST 28 & 29 – Lamoreaux Ridge Dressage Show, held in Grandville, MI. Info: (616) 308-5779, carrie@lamoreauxridge.com, www.glass-ed.org AUGUST 28 & 29 – Lower Mich. Horse. Assoc. Open Show, held at the Ingham Fairgrounds, Mason, MI, 8:30am. Laurie (517) 490-1607 or www.LMHA.net AUGUST 28 & 29 – MiCMO “Summer Luau” CMO, Hungerford Lake Horseman’s Camp. For info call Val (616) 675-7342 or email kadzbanval@aol.com AUGUST 28 & 29 – Mid-Michigan Dressage Schooling Show held in Mt. Pleasant, MI. For more information call Will Davis at (810) 287-2011 or visit freewebs.com/midmichigandressageschoolingshow AUGUST 28 & 29 – Mid-Michigan Open Horse Show Circuit Show, held in Ithaca, MI. For info call DeAnn (989) 386-7209 or visit www.MMOHSC.com

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SEPTEMBER 2 – Sorting Practice at The Orchard in Vassar, MI, 6:30pm. For info call (989) 673-3767, or visit online at http://GWHorsesandTack.com SEPTEMBER 3, 4 & 5 – “ShoMe the Money MSU Series” Show, at the MSU Pavilion, East Lansing, MI. www.shomehorseshows.com or (517) 545-5997 SEPTEMBER 4 – Kenowa Saddle-ites Open Show, 8:30am start time, held at the Hudsonville, MI, Fairgrounds. www.kenowasaddleites.webs.com or call Karla at (616) 318-9022 (cell) for info. SEPTEMBER 4 – Summer Series Open Speed Show at Triple O Equine in Ionia, MI. 5pm start time. 6 events & 4 age divisions. For info: (616) 527-8472

SEPTEMBER 4 & 5 – MI Reined Cow Horse Assoc. payback show, held at JDJ Ranch in Evart, MI. 8am AUGUST 29 – Blue Water Pleasure Horse Assoc. Allstart. For info call Shelly at (231) 633-5502, or visit Br e e d O p e n S h o w a t B l u e R i b b o n S t a b l e s ,online C h i natawww.michiganreinedcowhorse.com Twp., MI. Call Debby (586) 612-6226 for more info. SEPTEMBER 4 & 5 – Shoreline All-Breed Youth AUGUST 29 – Michigan Assoc. of Speed Horses Show, held at the Mason County Fairgrounds, in Open Speed/Gymkhana Show. Elba Equest. Center, Ludington, MI. Call Marcia at (231) 843-2280 or visit Lapeer, MI, noon. For info call (810) 656-6122, or www.MasonCountyFairgrounds.com visit michiganassociationofspeedhorses.webs.com SEPTEMBER 4, 5 & 6 – Great Lakes Buckskin Fall AUGUST 29 – SEMFHA Clinic “How to Present Your Finale & Futurity Show, at the St. Joseph County Friesian for Kuering,” 9am-3pm. www.SEMFHA.com Fairgrounds, Centreville, MI. For info call Jill (231) for information, times & location. 689-6229 or visit www.greatlakesbuckskin.com AUGUST 29 – Summer Series Speed Show at the Flying V Arena, Vermontville, MI, 1pm start, rain or shine! 5 events, new 100% payback barrels & poles! Call (517) 726-0251, visit www.FlyingVArena.com AUGUST 29 – TCHA-Milan Open Horse Show, held at the Sanford Road Arena, Milan, MI. For info call Susan (734) 652-9345, tcha2@verizon.net or visit www.tcha.freewebsitehosting.com AUGUST 29-SEPTEMBER 6 – Chippewa County Fair held in Kinross, MI. For info call (906) 647-2413 or visit online at www.MichiganFairs.org AUGUST 31 – Eastern Upper Peninsula Horseman’s Association Open Show, 9am, held at the Kinross, MI, Fairgrounds. Call Julie (906) 632-2038, Carie (906) 632-4161, visit www.EUPHA.net AUGUST 31-SEPTEMBER 5 – Manistee County Fair held in Onekama, MI. For more info please call (231) 889-5566 or visit www.MichiganFairs.org SEPTEMBER 1 – Penning & Sorting Practice, Dude’s Arena, Metamora, MI. Sign up 5pm; practice 6-8pm. Kirk (586) 980-4091, www.crescentridgefarms.com SEPTEMBER 1 – Speed/Fun Show at The Orchard in Vassar, MI, 6:30pm. For info call (989) 673-3767, or visit online at http://GWHorsesandTack.com SEPTEMBER 1-6 – Alpena County Fair, held in Alpena, MI. For more information call (989) 6574052 or visit www.MichiganFairs.org SEPTEMBER 1-6 – Dickinson County Fair in Norway, MI. Info: (906) 563-8840, www.MichiganFairs.org

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SEPTEMBER 4, 5 & 6 – Mich. State POA Club Show, Allegan Co. Fairgrounds, Allegan, MI. Weekend high point. Call (269) 751-8952, dkamps@verizon.net SEPTEMBER 4, 5 & 6 – OAATS White River Fall & Labor Day Ride, held in Hesperia, MI. Call Wayne (231) 250-4242, visit www.OAATS.org SEPTEMBER 4, 5 & 6 – Waterloo Rec. Area Labor Day Weekend Ride. For info call Tom at (517) 5226482, or visit www.waterloohorsemen.org SEPTEMBER 5 – Michigan Assoc. of Speed Horses Open Speed/Gymkhana Show. Elba Equest. Center, Lapeer, MI, noon. For info call (810) 656-6122, or visit michiganassociationofspeedhorses.webs.com SEPTEMBER 5 & 6 – MSPB&O Class in the Country All Breed & Pinto Horse Show, 8am, Shiawassee County Fairgrounds, Corunna, MI. Economy fees, multiple Judges. Call Kadee at (989) 660-9625

MI HORSE/TACK AUCTIONS Geyer Hay & Straw Auction, every Saturday, 10am, 3040 Dietz Road, Williamston, MI. (517) 655-6343 GW Horses & Tack Auction, 2nd Saturday of each month. 2 pm tack, 7 pm horses. 505 North Mill, Marion, MI. For more info call Gary & Deb Wright (989) 673-3767 or email gwright@centurytel.net GW Horse & Tack Auction, 3rd Saturday of each month, hay at noon, grocery items 1pm, used tack 2pm, horses 7pm. Held at The Orchard Horse Sale, Vassar, MI. For more info call Gary or Deb Wright (989) 673- 3767 or email gwright@centurytel.net

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JDP Horse & Tack Auction, 2 Friday of each month. Starting at 6pm with consignments, new tack, saddles & horses Held at the UPI Sales Barn in St. Louis, MI. For more information call Jenny at (989) 205-3236 or visit www.JPDHorse.com JDP Horse & Auction, 4th Saturday of every month. Starting at 2pm with hay, used items, new tack, then horses at 6pm. All consignment welcome. Held at 1340 S. M-33, West Branch, MI. For info call Jenny (989) 205-3236, visit www.JDPHorse.com Lake Odessa Horse Auction, 2nd Saturday of each month, 9:30am tack, horses start at 1pm. Located at 3675 Tupper Lake Road, Lake Odessa, MI. Visit LakeOdessaHorseAuction.com, call (616) 374-8213 Moore’s Monthly Horse & Tack auction. 1st Saturday of every month, starting at 6 pm with tack, horses to follow. Held at the farm 11771 us 223, Onstead, MI. Contact Tom Moore at (517) 467-7576 for more info or visit www.tommooresales.com Northern MI Livestock Auction, 1st Saturday each month, Tack at 2pm & Horses at 6pm. 1549 N. Townline Rd., 1¾ mile north of M-32, Gaylord, MI. For info call (989) 732-5732 Ravenna Livestock Auction, 3rd Saturday of every month, 4pm, Ravenna, MI. For more information please call Bob Leech (231) 865-6277 Warner Farms Dealer’s Tack Auction, 1st Thursday of every month, 10am, Lenawee County Fair & Event Grounds, Adrian, MI. For info call James Warner (517) 596-3028 or visit www.lenfair.com Wayland Livestock Auction, 4 th Saturday of every month. 10am tack; 1pm horses. Held in Wayland, MI. For more information call Tri-Pine Tack, Leon & Cal Casey, at (269) 945-9398

OHIO EVENTS Events are subject to change without notice - always be sure to CALL BEFORE YOU HAUL! JULY 1, 2 & 3 – Twin Rivers Show, ASHAO apprvd., held in Delaware, OH. For info: Leslie (740) 369-2921 or visit www.TwinRiversHorseShow.com JULY 2 & 3 – Ohio Quarter Pony Open Horse Show held at the Seneca County Fairgrounds, Tiffin, OH. For info call Kelly (419) 789-0436, Louise (419) 9375161 or visit www.NQPA.org JULY 2, 3 & 4 – Ohio Western Horse Assoc. Speed & Pleasure Show, held at Riverside Acres, St. Marys, OH. www.OWHA.org, (419) 394-3562 JULY 2, 3, 4 & 5 – Ohio State Buckskin Association “Red, White & Buckskin” Show, at the University of Findlay Western Farm. For more info call Scott at (419) 293-3732 or visit www.OhioBuckskins.org JULY 3 – Beckett Run Show at Majestic Farm in Batavia, OH. For info call Gwen at (513) 839-5619 or visit www.beckettrunriding.com

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JULY 3 – MCSHC 4H PAS/Combo Show at the Buckeye Horse Park in Canfield, OH. Call Annette at (330) 702-0243, visit www.BuckeyeHorsePark.org JULY 3 – River Hollow Summer Show, held in Perrysburg, OH. For info call Erika at (419) 309-9277 or visit www.RiverHollowFarms.com JULY 3 & 4 – Central State Horse Show. Assoc. Show at Roberts Arena, Wilmington, OH. Call Steve at (937) 620-6710 or visit www.centralstate.net JULY 3 & 4 – Country Heir Farm Series Show II, held in Fayetteville, OH. For info call Frankie at (513) 8753318 or visit online at www.CountryHeir.com JULY 3 & 4 – Pinto Horse Assoc. of Ohio Show, 5 judges, held at the Clark County Fairgrounds. Contact Kathy (419) 663-0989, smithkk@neo.rr.com JULY 4 – Independent Contest & Pleasure Horse Assoc. show, 9am, held at the Hartford Fairgrounds, Croton, OH. For info call (740) 398-3979, email icpha@hotmail.com, visit www.ICPHA.org JULY 6-10 – Harrison County Fair in Cadiz, OH. For more info please visit www.OhioFairs.org JULY 10 – Bath Fire Department Show, held in Bath, OH. Call (330) 666-3738, www.COSCAonline.com JULY 10 – BHP Open Show, held at the Buckeye Horse Park in Canfield, OH. For info/showbill call Barb (330) 549-2636, www.BuckeyeHorsePark.org JULY 10 – Central Ohio Open Show Horse Assoc. Show, 9am, Crawford County Fairgrounds, Bucyrus, OH. Held rain or shine! Visit www.COOSHA.org or call Terry (419) 565-1746, Anne (419) 569-7172 JULY 10 – Great Lakes Cutting Horse Assoc. Show at Angling Farms in Wakeman, OH. Info: (440) 9655118, (419) 564-7222, visit www.GLCHA.com JULY 10 – Ohio Foundation Quarter Horse Assoc. Open Versatility Ranch Horse Show, held at the Guernsey Fairgrounds, Old Washington, OH. For info: Susan (740) 683-7435, www.OHFQHA.com

JULY 10-17 – Lawrence County Fair in Proctorville, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org JULY 10-17 – Madison County Fair in London, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org JULY 11 – Beckett Run Hunter Series Show, held in Hamilton, OH. Visit www.BeckettRunRiding.com or call Gwen at (513) 839-5619 for info/showbill. JULY 11 – BHP Open Show, held at the Buckeye Horse Park in Canfield, OH. For info/showbill call Barb (330) 549-2636, www.BuckeyeHorsePark.org JULY 11 – Liberty Farms Show held in Columbus, OH. For info call Kathy at (614) 279-0346, email libertyfarm@aol.com, visit libertyfarm.com JULY 11 – Valley City Saddle Club Summer Series Show, held at the Medina County Ohio Fairgrounds, 10am rain or shine (entry booth opens at 9am). For info: Shannon at (440) 623-7343; or Lois at (330) 239-5758 or visit www.valleycitysaddleclub.com JULY 13-18 – Logan County Fair in Bellefontaine, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org JULY 14 & 15 – Far & Away Farm Show, held in Marysville, OH. For info call Jenniffer at (614) 4965222 or visit www.FarandAwayFarms.com JULY 16, 17 & 18 – Far & Away Farm Show, held in Marysville, OH. For info call Jenniffer at (614) 4965222 or visit www.FarandAwayFarms.com JULY 16, 17 & 18 – Ohio Western Horse Assoc. Speed & Pleasure Show, at the Marion Fairgrounds, OH. For info: www.OWHA.org, (740) 225-0341 JULY 16, 17 & 18 – Portage County 50 th Anniversary Show held in Ravenna, OH. ASHAO approved. For info call Ron or Eileen at (330) 296-4774 JULY 16-24 – Jackson County Fair in Wellston, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org

JULY 10 & 11 – Buckeye Horse Park Benefit Open Show, held in Canfield, OH. For more info call Barb (330) 549-2636, barbwright@zoominternet.net

JULY 17 – Ashland Paint & Plain Saddle Club Open Show, held in Ashland, OH. For info call Emily (419) 685-0761 or visit www.AshlandPaintandPlain.com

JULY 10 & 11 – Central State Horse Show Assoc. Show, held at the Eaton, OH, Fairgrounds. For info visit www.centralstate.net, call (937) 916-5075

JULY 17 – Lieway Hunt Club show in Swanton, OH. For more info please call Robert Wayner at (419) 825-2665 or email Lieway@roadrunner.com

JULY 10 & 11 – David Beisel Stables Summer Show, held in Goshen, OH. For info call David (513) 2360133 or visit online at www.DBStables.com

JULY 17 – Ohio Quarter Pony Association Open Show, 9am, Putnam County Fairgrounds, Ottawa, OH. For info call Kelly (419) 789-0436, Louise (419) 937-5161 or visit www.NQPA.org

JULY 10 & 11 – Fire Cracker Weekend Open Show at the Hancock County Fairgrounds, Findlay, OH. Complete showbill: www.firecrackerweekend.com JULY 10 & 11 – OAATS Celebration Ride, held at the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Howe Meadow, in Richfield, OH. For info call Pat (330) 836-9358, email competitiveride@aol.com, visit www.OAATS.org JULY 10-17 – Clinton County Fair in Wilmington, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org

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JULY 17 – Saddle Up 4-H Club Show, CSHSA approved, held at the Miami Fairgrounds, Troy, OH. All breeds welcome! For info please call Kathy at (937) 916-5075, visit www.centralstate.net JULY 17 & 18 – Arabian Horse Assoc. Region 14 Summer Sizzler I & II OVAHA Show, held at the Clark County Champions Center, Springfield, OH. For info call Matt (937) 335-2858, visit www.OVAHA.org

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SHOW & EVENT DATES OHIO EVENTS, Cont. Events are subject to change without notice - always be sure to CALL BEFORE YOU HAUL! JULY 17 & 18 – Great Lakes Cutting Horse Assoc. & TJ Cattle O. Championship Cutting Show, WB Ranch in Swanton, OH. For more information call (517) 4030985, (614) 580-3708, visit www.GLCHA.com JULY 17 & 18 – Independent Contest & Pleasure Horse Assoc. show, 9am, at the Hartford Fairgrounds, Croton, OH. For info call (740) 398-3979, email icpha@hotmail.com, visit www.ICPHA.org

JULY 23 – Cowboy Mounted Shooting Show, 7pm, held at the Williams County Fairgrounds, Montpelier, OH. Call (989) 224-6745, www.custerscowboys.net JULY 23, 24 & 25 – Equus Classic Show held in Delaware, OH. For info call Judy at (614) 885-9475 or visit online at www.DelawareHorseShows.com JULY 23, 24 & 25 – Ohio Western Horse Assoc. Speed & Pleasure Show, at the Hardin Fairgrounds, Kenton, OH. Info: www.OWHA.org, (740) 360-6816 JULY 23-30 – Clark County Fair held in Springfield, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org

JULY 17 & 18 – Lochmoor Stars & Stripes Show, held in Lebanon, OH. For info call Jeanie at (513) 932-7332 or visit www.LochmoorStables.com

JULY 24 – Benefit Hunter Show WRET, held at the Buckeye Horse Park in Canfield, OH. Call Sandy (330) 788-4622, visit www.BuckeyeHorsePark.org

JULY 17-24 – Franklin County Fair in Hilliard, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org

JULY 24 – Cowboy Mounted Shooting Show, 11am, held at the Williams County Fairgrounds, Montpelier, OH. Call (989) 224-6745, www.custerscowboys.net

JULY 18 – Ashland Paint & Plain Saddle Club Open Show, held in Ashland, OH. For info call Emily (419) 685-0761 or visit www.AshlandPaintandPlain.com JULY 18 – Harry Hughes Circuit Open Show, 8:30am held in Swanton, OH. For info call Jo (419) 875-6206 or visit online at www.HarryHughes.org JULY 18 – Ohio Quarter Pony Open Horse Show held at the Putnam County Fairgrounds, Ottawa, OH. For info call Kelly (419) 789-0436, Louise (419) 9375161 or visit www.NQPA.org JULY 18-24 – Adams County Fair held in West Union, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org JULY 18-24 – Crawford County Fair in Bucyrus, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org JULY 19-24 – Perry County Fair held in New Lexington, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org JULY 19-24 – Warren County Fair held in Lebanon, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org JULY 19-24 – Fayette County Fair in Washington C.H., OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org JULY 19-25 – Ottawa County Fair held in Oak Harbor, OH For information visit www.OhioFairs.org JULY 20-25 – Carroll County Fair, held in Carrollton, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org JULY 21, 22, 23 & 24 – Ohio State Fair held in Columbus, OH. Visit www.ohiostatefair.com or call Judy Peters at (614) 402-1260 for information. JULY 22, 23, 24 & 25 – Buckeye Western AQHA Show (OMIQHA, AQHA, NOQHA, NSBA) at the Hancock Co. Fairgrounds, Findlay, OH. For info: Tom (419) 423-3246 or www.OMIquarterhorse.com JULY 22, 23, 24 & 25 – Flag City Amateur Extravaganza AQHA & NSBA Show, sponsored by the Buckeye Western Horse Assoc., held at the University of Findlay Western Equine Farm. 8am starts. $10,400 added. For info: Bill (419) 427-1359, Tom (419) 423-3246, www.BWHA.net

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JULY 24 – JAF’s “Therapy in Motion” Show, held at the Medina County Fairgrounds. For info call Judy at (330) 722-2415, visit www.COSCAonline.com JULY 24 & 25 – Central State Horse Show Assoc. Show, held at the Urbana, OH, Fairgrounds. For info visit www.centralstate.net, call (937) 916-5075 JULY 24 & 25 – Pinto Horse Assoc. of Ohio Fulton County Jubilee Show, 3 judges with 4 th set of points! Contact Kathy (419) 663-0989, smithkk@neo.rr.com JULY 24 & 25 – Windfall Farm Show held in Goshen, OH. For info call Erica at (513) 680-3690 or visit www.WindfallFarmHorseShows.com JULY 24-31 – Knox County Fair held in Mt. Vernon, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org JULY 24-AUGUST 1 – Summit County Fair held in Tallmadge, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org JULY 25 – Cowboy Mounted Shooting Show, 10am, held at the Williams County Fairgrounds, Montpelier, OH. Call (989) 224-6745, www.custerscowboys.net JULY 25 – Galloping Cauchos Show, held at the Champaign Co. Fairgrounds, Urbana, OH. CSHSA approved, all breeds welcome! For info please call Kathy at (937) 916-5075, visit www.centralstate.net JULY 25-AUGUST 1 – Union County Fair held in Marysville, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org JULY 25-AUGUST 1 – Seneca County Fair, held in Tiffin, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org JULY 25-31 – Butler County Fair held in Hamilton, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org

JULY 28-AUGUST 8 – Ohio State Fair, held in Columbus, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org JULY 29-AUGUST 1 – Cincinnati Dressage Tradition Summer Breed & Performance Shows, featuring the National Dressage Pony Cup Breed & Performance Show, held at Roberts Arena in Wilmington, OH, Rebecca (513) 300-0436, HaltandSalute@aol.com, or visit www.CincinnatiDressageTradition.com JULY 30-AUGUST 7 – Pike County Fair, held in Piketon, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org JULY 31 – Mahoning Valley Horsemans 4H Show at the Buckeye Horse Park in Canfield, OH. For info call Pam (330) 547-4101, www.BuckeyeHorsePark.org JULY 31 – River Hollow Summer Show held in Perrysburg, OH. For info call Erika at (419) 309-9277 or visit online at www.RiverHollowFarms.com JULY 31-AUGUST 1 – New Vocations Charity Show held in Delaware, OH. For info call Anna (614) 9893926 or visit www.HorseAdoption.com JULY 31-AUGUST 7 – Preble County Fair held in Eaton, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org AUGUST 1 – Brecksville Kiwanis Show held at the Brecksville Metropark. For info call Fred at (440) 526-2888 or visit www.COSCAonline.com AUGUST 1 – Horse N Around 4H Pleasure/Open Show at the Buckeye Horse Park in Canfield, OH. Cindy (330) 501-0184, www.BuckeyeHorsePark.org AUGUST 1 – Ohio Western Horse Assoc. Pleasure Show, at the Auglaize Fairgrounds, Wapakoneta, OH. visit www.OWHA.org, or call (419) 305-9709 AUGUST 1-7 – Auglaize County Fair, held in Wapakoneta, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org AUGUST 1-7 – Greene County Fair, held in Xenia, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org AUGUST 2-7 – Gallia County Fair, held in Gallipolis, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org AUGUST 2-8 – Columbiana County Fair held in Lisbon, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org AUGUST 2-8 – Medina County Fair, held in Medina, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org AUGUST 3-9 – Wood County Fair, held in Bowling Green, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org AUGUST 4, 5, 6 & 7 – Dayton Charity Horse Show, Info: (937) 623-7934, blueribbonhs@sbcglobal.net

JULY 25-31 – Clermont County Fair in Owensville, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org

AUGUST 6, 7 & 8 – Central State Horse Show Assoc. Show, at Champions Center, Springfield, OH. Visit www.centralstate.net, call (937) 916-5075

JULY 25-31 – Shelby County Fair held in Sidney, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org

AUGUST 6-13 – Champaign County Fair, held in Urbana, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org

JULY 27-AUGUST 1 – Lucas County Fair, held in Maumee, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org

AUGUST 6-14 – Athens County Fair, held in Athens, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org

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SHOW & EVENT DATES OHIO EVENTS, Cont. Events are subject to change without notice - always be sure to CALL BEFORE YOU HAUL! AUGUST 7 – MCJRSHC 4H Combo/Open Show at the Buckeye Horse Park in Canfield, OH. Call Teresa at (330) 718-1191. www.BuckeyeHorsePark.org

AUGUST 14 – BHP Hunter Show held at the Buckeye Horse Park in Canfield, OH. For info call Susan at (330) 536-6090, visit www.BuckeyeHorsePark.org AUGUST 14 – Brunswick Knights of Columbus Show held at the Medina County Fairgrounds. For info call Tom (330) 483-3738, visit www.COSCAonline.com

AUGUST 20-28 – Allen County Fair held in Lima, OH. For more info please visit www.OhioFairs.org AUGUST 20-28 – Darke County Fair held in Greenville, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org AUGUST 21 – COSCA Youth & Amateur Show, held at the Medina County Fairgrounds. For info: Denise (330) 764-9898, or visit www.COSCAonline.com

AUGUST 7 & 8 – Beckett Run Show at Majestic Farm in Batavia, OH. For info call Gwen at (513) 8395619 or visit www.beckettrunriding.com

AUGUST 14 – Central Ohio Open Show Horse Assoc. Show, 9am, Crawford County Fairgrounds, Bucyrus, OH. Held rain or shine! Visit www.COOSHA.org or call Terry (419) 565-1746, Anne (419) 569-7172

AUGUST 7 & 8 – Eastern Ohio Quarter Horse Assoc. AQHA Show, held at the Fairfield Fairgrounds, in Lancaster, OH. (614) 214-2846 or www.EOQHA.us

AUGUST 14 – Cuyahoga County Fair Show, ASHAO approved. For info call Gail (216) 676-5369, Ellen (216) 870-3267 or email asbluver_1@hotmail.com

AUGUST 7 & 8 – Great Lakes Cutting Horse Assoc. & OCHA Fall Round-Up Show at the Univ. of Findlay. For info: (740) 667-3940 or visit www.GLCHA.com

AUGUST 14 – Lieway Hunt Club Show in Swanton, OH. For more info call Robert Wayner at (419) 8252665 or email lieway@roadrunner.com

AUGUST 7 & 8 – Limerick Lane Show in Hilliard, OH. For info call Maureen at (614) 332-2074 or visit online at www.LimerickLaneFarm.com

AUGUST 14 – Ohio Western Horse Assoc. Speed & Pleasure Show, at Ada Park in Ada, OH. For more info visit www.OWHA.org, call (567) 674-2023

AUGUST 7 & 8 – OAATS “Oak Openings” Ride at Harry Hughes Horsemen’s Camp in Swanton, OH. For info call Cathy (419) 622-4041, www.OAATS.org

AUGUST 14 – Stoney Ridge Stables Show in Wadsworth, OH. FO rinfo call Jennifer at (330) 8198295 or visit www.StoneyRidgeStables.com

AUGUST 7 & 8 – Ohio Quarter Pony Open Horse Show held at the Paulding County Fairgrounds, Paulding, OH. For info call Kelly (419) 789-0436, Louise (419) 937-5161 or visit www.NQPA.org

AUGUST 14 & 15 – Central State Horse Show Assoc. Show, held at the Lebanon, OH, Fairgrounds. Visit www.centralstate.net, call (937) 916-5075

AUGUST 21-28 – Defiance County Fair, held in Hicksville, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org

AUGUST 7-14 – Ross County Fair, held in Chillicothe, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org

AUGUST 14 & 15 – Lockmoor Summer Sizzler, held in Lebanon, OH. For info call Jeanie (513) 932-7332 or visit www.lochmoorstables.com/news.asp

AUGUST 22 – Brookfield Saddle Club Show, ASHAO approved, held in Brookfield, OH. For info call Carl at (724) 662-2961, email johnnymccole@yahoo.com

AUGUST 15 – Ashland Paint & Plain Saddle Club Open Show, held in Ashland, OH. Call Emily (419) 685-0761 or visit www.AshlandPaintandPlain.com

AUGUST 22 – COSCA Open Show, held at the Medina County Fairgrounds. For info call Denise (330) 764-9898, or visit www.COSCAonline.com

AUGUST 15 – Ohio Western Horse Assoc. Speed & Pleasure Show, at the Mercer Fairgrounds, Celina, OH. For info: www.OWHA.org, (419) 305-4197

AUGUST 23-28 – Monroe County Fair, held in Woodsfield, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org

AUGUST 8-14 – Licking County Fair, held in Hartford, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org AUGUST 8-14 – Richland County Fair, held in Mansfield, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org AUGUST 9-14 – Scioto County Fair, held in Lucasville, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org AUGUST 9-15 – Cuyahoga County Fair, held in Berea, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org AUGUST 10-14 – Attica Independent/Seneca County Fair. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org AUGUST 10-14 – Hamilton County Fair held in Carthage, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org

AUGUST 15 – Valley City Saddle Club Summer Series Show, held at the Medina County Ohio Fairgrounds, 10am rain or shine (entry booth opens at 9am). Call Shannon at (440) 623-7343; or Lois at (330) 239-5758. www.valleycitysaddleclub.com AUGUST 15-21 – Muskingum County Fair, held in Zanesville, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org

AUGUST 10-15 – Ashtabula County Fair, held in Jefferson, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org

AUGUST 16-21 – Holmes County Fair, held in Millersburg, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org

AUGUST 10-15 – Erie County Fair, held in Sandusky, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org

AUGUST 16-21 – Huron County Fair, held in Norwalk, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org

AUGUST 13, 14 & 15 – Buckeye Morgan Challenge Show, held at Roberts Arena in Wilmington, OH. For info: James (216) 470-1792, www.coscaonline.com

AUGUST 16-21 – Meigs County Fair, held in Pomeroy, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org

AUGUST 13-19 – Henry County Fair, held in Napoleon, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org AUGUST 13-19 – Mercer County Fair, held in Celina, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org AUGUST 13-19 – Miami County Fair, held in Troy, OH. For information visit www.OhioFairs.org

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AUGUST 17-22 – Jefferson County Fair, held in Smithfield, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org

AUGUST 21 – Ohio Foundation Quarter Horse Assoc. Open Versatility Ranch Horse Show, held at the Guernsey Fairgrounds, Old Washington, OH. For info: Susan (740) 683-7435, www.OHFQHA.com AUGUST 21 – Ohio Western Horse Assoc. Speed & Pleasure Show, held at the Marion Fairgrounds, OH. For info: www.OWHA.org, (740) 225-0341 AUGUST 21 & 22 – Independent Contest & Pleasure Horse Assoc. show, 9am, at the Hartford Fairgrounds, Croton, OH. For info call (740) 398-3979, email icpha@hotmail.com, visit www.ICPHA.org AUGUST 21 & 22 – Ohio Amateur Quarter Horse Assoc. Show; AQHA, EOQHA, SOQHA, NOQHA, OQHA approved, double-judged/split combined held at Champions Center in Springfield, OH. For info call Tammy (740) 819-0198 or visit www.OQHA.com

AUGUST 23-29 – Lorain County Fair held in Wellington, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org AUGUST 24-29 – Portage County Fair, held in Randolph, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org AUGUST 24-29 – Sandusky County Fair, held in Fremont, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org AUGUST 28 – Beckett Run Home Summer Series Show, held in Hamilton, OH. For info call Gwen at (513) 839-5619 or www.beckettrunriding.com AUGUST 28 – Buckeye Keystone Paso Fino Show, held at the Medina County Fairgrounds. For info call (440) 926-1122, visit www.COSCAonline.com AUGUST 28 & 29 – Arabian Horse Assoc. Reg. 14 & OHAHA Fall Show, at Roberts Arena, Wilmington, OH. For info call Dave at (614) 866-4606

AUGUST 17-22 – Lake County Fair in Painesville, OH. For more info visit www.OhioFairs.org

AUGUST 28 & 29 – OAATS “Abi-Khan+ Challenge” held at Caesar Creek SP, Waynesville, OH. Call Mickie (937) 232-9256, visit www.OAATS.org

AUGUST 20, 21 & 22 – Far & Away Farm Show held in Marysville, OH. For info call Jennifer at (614) 4965222 or visit www.farandawayfarms.com

AUGUST 29 – Beckett Run Hunter Series Show in Hamilton, OH. Visit www.BeckettRunRiding.com or call Gwen at (513) 839-5619 for info/showbill.

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SHOW & EVENT DATES OHIO EVENTS, Cont. Events are subject to change without notice - always be sure to CALL BEFORE YOU HAUL! AUGUST 29 – BHP Hunter Pace held at the Buckeye Horse Park in Canfield, OH. For info call Kimberly at (330) 219-4692, visit www.BuckeyeHorsePark.org AUGUST 29 – Harry Hughes Circuit Open Show, 8:30am held in Swanton, OH. For info call Jo (419) 875-6206 or visit online at www.HarryHughes.org

SEPTEMBER 2-6 – Geauga County Fair, held in Burton, OH. For info visit www.OhioFairs.org SEPTEMBER 3, 4 & 5 – Buckeye Fall Classic Show, held at the Franklin County Fairgrounds, Hilliard, OH. For info call Judy at (614) 402-1260 SEPTEMBER 3, 4 & 5 – Showtime Labor Day Classic held in Delaware, OH. For info call Judy at (614) 885-9475 or visit www.delawarehorseshows.com

OH HORSE/TACK AUCTIONS Athens Livestock Sales, every Saturday of the month, Albany, OH. For info call (740) 592-2322 Larue Horse Sale, LLC – auction on last Saturday of every month, 1059 Richwood-Larue Rd., Larue, OH. For information call (419) 889-9150 Sugarcreek Livestock Auction, every Friday of the month, Sugarcreek, OH. For more info call (216) 8522832 or (216) 852-2919

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OVER 12 ACRES! MLS#3426403, Colf Rd, Carleton. Beautiful 3 bedroom ranch, 2 full bath, family room, large kitchen w/Corian countertops, island w/Jennair cooktop, etc. Doorwall to huge brick patio. 60x112 heated pole barn, 2nd bldg 26x76, just needs fencing. Wouldn’t take much to convert to horse property. Must see. $392,500.

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PRICE REDUCED! MLS #3428477, Ostreich, Brownstown. 4+ acres, secluded 3 bedroom ranch, newer roof, siding & windows, kitchen remodeled w/new floor, cabinets & countertop. Above ground pool. Plenty of room for all of your animals and 1 horse. Great place near park & marina, $139,900.

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2010 Adam Pro Classic - This one’s for the big boys! 8’ tall, 8’ wide, 2+1 with 12’ mare & foal box or can put carriage in, wireless remote wench, 6’ dressing room, 8,000 lb. axles. Stk# C3212TR. MSRP........................ $44,878 Gotta Go Discount....... $9,903 Gotta Go Sale Price... $34,975

2010 CornPro Livestock Trailer - CornPro is a legend in building long lasting, heavy duty steel trailers. Wood floor, cut gate, rear sliding gate/door. Stk# E3328TR.

2010 Exiss - 8’ wide, 7’6” tall, 10’ short wall, 3 horse with mangers, Sierra conversion with dinette, fully selfcontained, big bathroom. Stk# E3253TR.

2010 Adam Trailer - 2 horse, all aluminum straight load, 7’ wide, 7 ½’ tall, double side escape doors, 5’ dressing room, saddle rack, ramp door, extruded aluminum flooring! Stk# E3298TR. MSRP......................... $5,592 MSRP.......................$52,789 MSRP.......................$34,159 MSRP........................$18,429 Gotta Go Discount......... $596 Gotta Go Discount...... $7,929 Gotta Go Discount......$8,359 Gotta Go Discount....... $2,442 Gotta Go Sale Price.... $4,996 Gotta Go Sale Price.. $44,860 Gotta Go Sale Price..$25,800 Gotta Go Sale Price...$15,987

2006 Exiss - 6 horse XT600, 4’ 2010 Adam Mustang slant BP, all dressing room, stainless steel nose, aluminum, rear tack. Stk# E3235TR. like new condition. Stk# E3238TR. MSRP................................ $13,193 Gotta Go Discount............... $1,443 Gotta Go Sale Price.............. $16,980 Gotta Go Sale Price........... $11,750 IN-STOCK!

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Bring your horse for a day of fun! Test your riding skills and your horse by completing a course of challenging trail obstacles set up in our beautiful rolling hills and woods.

Five Pledge Divisions and Three Trail Ride Divisions

Grand Prize Drawing

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EXCELLENT HORSE FACILITY ON 96-ACRE PARCEL…Situated in secluded woodland area within five minutes of Magoon Creek Natural Area on the shore of Lake Michigan, close by Manistee City. This very fine horse facility includes a 70x176x14 lighted/mirrored indoor riding arena wing designed for dressage with adjacent viewing room; sawdust room; 36x90x14 horse barn with full hayloft, grain area, wash rack with hot & cold water & heat lamps, feed room, well, septic & electric service, eight stalls with fenced turnouts & individual hay drops plus 12x12 goat pen, tack room, half-bath, storage area; 44x60x16 storage building with three 12x14 overhead doors. Facility includes fenced pasture area & dry lot. Asking $684,000.

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2010 Show Dates: August 15 Schooling Series • October 10 Schooling Series Schooling Series Special: $10 per class! • $5 Lead Line • Stalls only $30

Why show at Windermere? • Our facilities feature two all-weather show rings, one full size, all-weather warm-up ring, safe temporary stabling, easy trailer parking and more! • We offer classes for all levels of riders - from lead line to open. • You can experience a high quality show environment while on a budget. • Our shows are a great way to get introduced to showing with a laid back, yet safe atmosphere. • Earn ribbons and points towards year-end awards and celebrate successes at our Awards Banquet. For a complete prize list and entry forms visit us online at:

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Mackinac Island’s

Festival of the Horse July 21-24, 2010

Proceeds to benefit the Mackinac Horsemen’s Association, a non-profit organization

Wednesday, July 21st

• Saddle Horse Parade - featuring our own 4-H Horse Club

Thursday, July 22nd

• Kid’s Day - at the Borough Lot, Horsey Fun for the whole family! • Horses, Hoofbeats & Hors d’oeurves Party - at the Gate House

Friday, July 23rd

• Horse Culture Lectures - at the Grand Hotel • Historic Stables Guided Tours - West Bluff Private Stables including the Grand Hotel Stable • Riding, Driving & Jumping Demonstrations, plus Antique Carriage Display - at the Burough Lot below the Grand Hotel • Evening Carriage Parade - through Downtown Mackinac and in front of the Grand Hotel

Saturday, July 24th

• Horse Culture Lectures - at the Grand Hotel • Historic Stables Guided Tours West Bluff Private Stables including the Grand Hotel Stable • Riding, Driving & Jumping Demonstrations at the Burough Lot below the Grand Hotel • Breeds of Mackinac Presentation - at the Burough Lot below the Grand Hotel • Old Fashioned Barn Raising Party - a fundraiser for the Mackinac Community Stable. Includes food, drinks, live entertainment, an auction and much more!

Join us on beautiful Mackinac Island! For more information call 231.392.9579 or visit us online.

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