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September 2014
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September

Call before you haul; the VEN is not responsible for schedule changes or misinformation.

Sept. 5:  100-Day Ultimate X Showdown Trainer’s Challenge and Barrel Race.  All proceeds go to support off-the-track thoroughbred rescues.  7 p.m., Simmons Equestrian Center, Negley, Ohio, 7 p.m.,  www.ultimatexshowdown.com.

Sept. 5:  Iron Cowgirl Competition at 5 p.m. at Somerstar Ranch in Somerset, WI. Call 612.267.7205 for more information.

Sept. 5-7:  MN Pinto Horse Assoc. show at Red Horse Arena in Fergys Fals, MN. Call Karen Clark at 763.478.8842 for more information.

Sept. 6:  Northwest Saddle Club horse show at 8 a.m. at the club grounds in North Branch, MN. Contact 651.231.7714 for more information.

Sept. 6:  Hollywood Riders at 8 a.m. at the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia, MN; call 612.217.3517

Sept. 6:  Northern Lights Versatility Ranch Horse Assoc. at 8 a.m. at Simon Arena in Cannon Falls, MN; call 715.821.6464 for more information.

Sept. 6:  Rainbow Saddle Club Defeat of Jesse james Days Horse Show at the club grounds in Northfield, MN; call 952.220.1130 for more information.

Sept. 6:  Bit & Spurs Open O-Mok-See game show at 9 a.m. at the Bit & Spurs Arena in Delano, MN; contact 763.639.8443 for more information.

Sept. 6:  MN Half Arabian Horse Assoc. WSCA and Schooling Schow at 8 a.m. at the Washington County Fairgrounds at Lake Elmo, MN. Call 763.370.4050 for more information.

Sept. 6:  North Country fun show at 7 a.m. at the barnum Fair grounds in Barnum, MN; call 218-591-5905 for more information.

Sept. 6.  Central MN District 4-H show at 9 a.m. at the Wadena County Fairgrounds in Wadena, MN; contact 218.639.3661 for more information.

Sept. 6:  Houck Horse Company jackpot at 10 a.m. at the Houck Arena in North Branch, MN; contact 651.277.1095 for more information.

September 6 & 7 - Northern Prairie Shootout, Twin Valley Riders Arena, Twin Valley, MN

Sept. 7:  Northern Lights Versatility Ranch Horse Assoc. horse show at 8 a.m. at the Simon Arena in Cannon Falls, MN; call 715.821.6464 for more information.

Sept. 7:  Reigning Riders game show at 10 a.m. at the Lake County Fairgrounds at Two Harbors, MN; contact 218.220.9714 for more information.

Sept. 7: Sunset Saddle Club open SEMSCA horse show at 8 a.m. at the Freeborn County Fairgrounds in Albert Lea, MN; contact 507.383.7461.

Sept. 7: Mn Arabian Horse Assoc. open show at 9 a.m. at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Lake Elmo, MN; contact 651.269.6454 for more information.

September 8 – 13:  Anna Twinney and Comprehensive Foal Gentling, at Friends of Horses Rescue, Centennial, CO.  Local contact:  Bill Stiffler, whstiffler@msn.com, www.fohrescue.com, 303-649-1155.  Or contact Vin Mancarella at info@reachouttohorses.com, more info at www.reachouttohorses.com.

Sept. 10:  AEER Cross Country Event at the ND Horse Park at 2 p.m. Contact www.aeerfargo.org for more information.

Sept. 12 - 14, Discovery Horse "September Passion & Purpose Retreat."  Utilize Equine Gestalt Coaching Method to heal the past while discovering and releasing blocks that keep you from the present and the future you deserve.  No horse experience needed, all work is on the ground.  Info at www.discoveryhorse.com, 218-232-2495.

Sept. 13:  Hay Creek Valley Saddle Club fun show at 8 a.m. at the Pierce County Fairgrounds in Ellsworth, WI; contact 651.380.3237 for more information.

Sept. 13:  Dalles Saddle Club fun show at 9 a.m. at the RNR Ranch and Tack in St. Croix Falls, Wi.; contact 651.303.4682 for more information.

Sept. 13: Truhaven Wild West Fest from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Truhaven Ranch in Winstead, MN. Go to www.TruhavenRanch.org for more information. Or call 320.224.5454.

Sept. 13:  Houch Horse Company game show at 9 a.m. at the Houck Arena in North Branch, MN; contact 651.277.1095 for more information.

Sept. 14:  NBHA barrel racing at noon at Ukkestad Arena in Rushford, MN; contact 952.270.8668 for more information.

Sept. 18:  2014 WSCA Championship Show at 7 a.m. at the MN State Fairgrounds in St. Paul, MN; call 507.238.1786 for more information.
 
Sept. 19-21: International Dressage Master Dominique Barbier.  Riding and auditing spots are available--must register to audit.  Spirit Horse Center, Brainerd, MN, info at www.spirithorsecenterinc.com, 218-825-4944.

Sept. 20:  June 14: Horse show at 9 a.m. at OutWest Ranch in Buffalo, Mn. Contact 763.477.6629 or email outwestarena@aol.com

Sept. 20-22:  Red River Valley Horse Show Association show at 9 a.m. at the Grand Forks Arena in Grand Forks, ND.

Call before you haul; the VEN is not responsible for schedule changes or misinformation.

Sept. 24:  Jackpot Barrel Charity Series-UBRA sanctioned-Office open @ 6:00pm-Exhibitions 6:30-7:15pm-Racing @ 7:30pm-Peewees, Youth and 2 Opens.--$ 100.00 added 1st Open.  Proceeds after payouts supports Therapeutic Riding Program at Lee-Mar Ranch Equine Center in Granite Falls, MN 320.564.2310

Sept. 26 -- 28:  An Evening of Animal Communication with Anna Twinney (Sept. 26th), and 2-Day Animal Communication Workshop, held at Pregnant Mare Rescue, Watsonville, CA.  Contact:  Cindie Ambar, camber@sbcglobal.net, 831-332-8464, www.pregnantmarerescue.org.  Or go to www.reachouttohorses.com/events.

Sept. 26-28: 2nd Annual Saddle Up Youth Days at Kirkwood, at the Iowa Equestrian Center at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, IA. Contact Liz Lindner at 319.398.7107 or get more information at http://iowahorsecouncil.org.

September 26, 27 and 28, Anna Twinney and an Evening of Animal Communication (26th), and 2-Day Animal Communication Workshop (27th & 28th) at Pregnant Mare Rescue, Watsonville, CA.  Contact Cindi Ambar, camber@sbcglobal.net, 831-332-8464, www.pregnantmarerescue.org.  For more information, go to www.reachouttohorses.com

Sept. 26-28: MN Challenge Barrel Race at Red Horse Ranch in Fergus Falls, MN. $20,000 added $.

Sept. 27:  Little Britches Rodeo- Begins @ 11 a.m.-2 rodeos will be run back to back-Concessions on grounds supports local 4-H group; at Lee-Mar Ranch Equine Center in Granite Falls, MN 320.564.2310

October

Oct. 3 – 5:  American Horsewoman’s Challenge, trainer’s challenge.  Lazy E Arena, Guthrie, OK (just outside Oklahoma City),  www.horsewomanschallenge.com

Oct. 3 – 6:     Holistic Horse Day with Anna Twinney (Oct. 3rd), 2-Day Natural Horsemanship Clinic (Oct 4-5), and Private Sessions with Anna.  Held at Soulfulprairies, Chicago, IL.  Contact Linda Bruce at www.soulfulprairies.com or soulfulprairies@yahoo.com.  Or go to www.reachouttohorses.com/events.

Oct. 4:  Little Britches Rodeo- Begins @ 11 a.m.-2 rodeos will be run back to back-Concessions on grounds supports local 4-H group; at Lee-Mar Ranch Equine Center in Granite Falls, MN 320.564.2310

Oct. 4: Fourth Annual Colorado Horsemen’s Convention at 9 a.m. at the National Western Complex in Denver, CO. For more information contact: Bill Scebbi at bill@coloradohorsecouncil.com or call 303.283.4981.

Oct. 4-5:  MRSA Sorting Finals at Red Horse Ranch in Fergus Falls, MN.

Oct. 10 – 13:  Two Days of Horsemanship with Anna Twinney (Oct. 10-11), Day 1:  Liberty Training, Day 2:  Problem Solving Day;  Day of Animal Communication (Oct. 12); Private Sessions with Anna (Oct. 13).  Held at Spirit Horse Center, Brainerd, MN.  Contact Staci Grattan at 218-825-4944, www.spirithorsecenterinc.com or info@spirithorsecenterinc.com.  Or go to www.reachouttohorses.com/events

October 12: Pessoa/US Hunter Seat Medal Finals presented by Randolph College: Pennsylvania National Horse Show, Harrisburg, Pa.

Oct. 17 – 19:  Three-day Intuitive Riding Experience with Anna Twinney, at Happy Dog Ranch, Littleton, CO.  Contact Vincent Mancarella at info@reachouttohorses.com or Happy Dog Ranch at 303-915-8531.  Or go to www.reachouttohorses.com/events.

Oct. 18: WSCA Horse Show at 7 a.m. at the MN Equestrian Center in Winona, MN; call 507.452.5600 for more information.

November

November 1 & 2 - Mamma Jean's Revenge, Red River Winter Shows Arena, Crookston, MN