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April

Call before you haul; the VEN is not responsible for schedule changes or misinformation; all events subject to change without notice.

This is a FREE listing for our readers. If you have an event to publicize, email theveonline@gmail.com

April 4:  Mini barrel clinic at 9 a.m. at Houck Horse Company in North Branch, MN. 651.277.1095

April 4:  Winning Edge Tack Swap at 9 a.m. in Mondovi, Wisc., 715.828.1749

April 10-12: Iowa Horse Fair, family fun, education and entertainment at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines! Contact Linda Spain, 515.205.6983, http://iowahorsecouncil.org/2015-iowa-horse-fair/

April 10-12:  Hoosier Horse Fair in Indianapolis, Indiana. HoosierHorseFair.org

April 11:  Buckle Show at 9 a.m. at Houck Horse Company in North Branch, MN. 651.277.1095

April 11:  Olmsted County 4-H Horse Tack Swat in the 4-H Building Olmsted County Fairgrounds in Rochester, Minn. 507.358.3086

April 11:  CSDEA Tack Swap at 11 a.m. at the Eisenhower Community Center in Hopkins, Minn., 612.360.0848

April 12:  Mini barrel clinic at 9 a.m. at Houck Horse Company in North Branch, MN. 651.277.1095

April 17-19:  Internationally recognized dressage Master Dominique Barbier at Spirit Horse Center, Brainerd, MN.  Go to www.spirithorsecenterinc.com.

April 17-19:  Midwest Horse Fair at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI. See http://www.midwesthorsefair.com for more information.

April 18:  Game show at 10 a.m. at the Hi Circle Vee Ranch in Isanti, Minn.  Contact Kari at 763-286-8190 for more information.

April 18:  MN Half Arabian Horse Assoc. WSCA and Schooling Show at 8 a.m. at the Minn. State Fairgrounds Ag Star Building in St. Paul, Minn., 651.792.5851

April 19:  Houck Horse Company HAY CHIX show at 10 a.m. at Houck Arenda in North Branch, Minn. 651.277.1095

April 19:  North CENter Morgan Association Spring Clinic at 11:30 a.m. at Arcola Farm in Stillwater, Minn., 651.271.9236

April 24-26:  MN Horse Expo at the State Fairgrounds in St. Paul, MN. For more information: http://www.mnhorseexpo.org.

May

May 2:  Minnesota Equestrian Center Open WSCA Series at the Minnesota Equestrian Center in Winona, Minn.  Call 507-452-5600 for more information.

May 2:  UWFR Colt Sale at 11 a.m. at the UWRF Lab Farm I in River Falls, Wisc., 715.425.3704

May 23:  FM Mounted Posse Show at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds. See fmmountedposse.com  for more information.

May 30: Heritage Place Futurity and Derby at Remington Park in Oklahoma City

May 30:  Duchess Sanctuary Rare Open House, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  A rare open house where the public may visit the largest horse sanctuary in the Pacific Northwest.  The Duchess Sanctuary is operated by the Fund for Animals, an affiliate of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), and located in Oakland, OR.  Go to www.fundforanimals.org/duchess-sanctuary for more information.

June

June 5-7:  Western Horse Expo at the Cal Expo in Sacramento, CA. More info at: www.horseexpoevents.com

June 6: FM Mounted Posse Show at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds. See fmmountedposse.com  for more information.

June 6-7:  Ruidoso Derby and Futurity in Ruidoso, New Mexico

June 8-14:  Healing Horses at Bitterroot Ranch with Anna Twinney, (Masters June 7-14), Bitterroot Ranch, Dubois, WY.  Contact Vin at info@reachouttohorses.com or go to www.reachouttohorses.com

June 8-20:  Pinto World Champ Show in Tulsa, OK.

June 19-21:  3-Day ROTH (Reach Out to Horses) Liberty Clinic with Anna Twinney at Zuma’s Rescue Ranch, Littleton, CO.  Day 1: Obstacle Course at Liberty, Day 2:  Liberty Sessions &TLC, Day 3:  Reaching-Out for Personality Assessments & Connection. Contact Vincent Mancarella at info@reachouttohorses.com or go to www.reachouttohorses.com.

June 21: FM Mounted Posse Show at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds. See fmmountedposse.com  for more information.

June 26:  Holistic Horse Day with Anna Twinney, Kalispell (Kila), MT.  For more information go to:  www.reachouttohorses.com/events

June 27:  A Day of Animal Communication with Anna Twinney, Kalispell (Kila), MT.  For more information go to: www.reachouttohorses.com/events.

June 28: A Day of Holistic Horsemanship with Anna Twinney, Kalispell (Kila), MT.  For more information go to:  www.reachouttohorses.com/events.

July

July 12: FM Mounted Posse Show at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds. See fmmountedposse.com  for more information.

July 7-17:  ROTH (Reach Out to Horses®) 2-week Holistic Horsemanship CERTIFICATION Course—Section 1, with Anna Twinney.  Held at Ray of Light Farm, East Haddam, CT.  Contact Vincent Mancarella at info@reachouttohorses.com or go to www.reachouttohorses.com/events.

July 18-19:  Rainbow Derby and Futurity in Ruidoso, New Mexico

July 22-25:  American Buckskin World Champ Show in Tulsa, OK.

July 25: National Day of the Cowboy

July 29-Aug. 2:  World Wide Paint Horse Congress in Tulsa, OK.

July 31 - August 8:  Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show in Oklahoma City

August

Aug. 1-2: FM Mounted Posse Show at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds. See fmmountedposse.com  for more information.

August 15-21: Reach Out to the Untouched Horse with Anna Twinney, Cody WY. For information contact Vincent Mancarella at info@reachouttohorses.com or go to www.reachouttohorses.com/events.

August 24-30:  Colt Starting 101 with Anna Twinney, Cody, WY.  For more information go contact Vincent Mancarella at info@reachouttohorses.com or go to www.reachouttohorses.com/events.

August 28 - September 5 – Adequan Select World Championship Show in Amarillo

September

September 7-12:  The Comprehensive Foal Gentling Event with Anna Twinney, held at Friends of Horses Rescue, Centennial, CO.  For information contact Vin Mancarella at info@reachouttohorses.com or go to www.reachouttohorses.com/events.

September 14-21:  Reach Out to Horses ® 2-Week Holistic Horsemanship CERTIFICATION Course—Part 3 with Anna Twinney, held at Zuma’s Rescue Ranch, Littleton, CO. For more information contact Vincent Mancarella at info@reachouttohorses.com or go to www.reachouttohorses.com/events.

September 25: Holistic Horse Day with Anna Twinney, held at Pregnant Mare Rescue, Watsonville, CA.  For more information contact Pregnant Mare Rescue at pmrhorses@pregnantmarerescue.com, 831-332-8464, www.pregnantmarerescue.org.  Or go to www.reachouttohorses.com/events.

September 26-27:  Two-Day Animal Communication Workshop with Anna Twinney:  Exploring Physical Issues and Behavioral Modification through Animal Communication, held at Pregnant Mare Rescue, Watsonville, CA.  For more information contact:  Pregnant Mare Rescue at pmrhorses@pregnantmarerescue.com, 831-332-8464.  Or go to www.reachouttohorses.com/events.

October

October 10-12:  3-Day Natural Horsemanship Clinic with Anna Twinney, Soulful Prairies, Chicago, IL.  For more information contact Linda Bruce at soulfulprairies@yahoo.com or www.soulfulprairies.com.  Or go to www.reachouttohorses.com/events.

October 13:  Private Sessions with Anna Twinney, held at Soulful Prairies, Chicago, IL. For more information contact Linda Bruce at soulfulprairies@yahoo.com or www.soulfulprairies.com. Or go to www.reachouttohorses.com/events.

October 15: An Evening of Animal Communication with Anna Twinney, held at Soulful Prairies, Chicago, IL.  For more information contact Linda Bruce at soulfulprairies@yahoo.com or www.soulfulprairies.com.  Or go to www.reachouttohorses.com.

October 16-18:  3-Day Animal Communication Event with Anna Twinney, held at Soulful Prairies, Chicago, IL.  For more information contact Linda Bruce at soulfulprairies@yahoo.com or www.soulfulprairies.com. Or go to www.reachouttohorses.com/events.

October 23-25:  3-Day Intuitive Riding Experience with Anna Twinney, held at Happy Dog Ranch, Littleton, CO.  For information contact Vincent Mancarella at info@reachouttohorses.com or go to www.reachouttohorses.com/events.

October 25-26:  Horse Capades at the National Events Center in Denver CO.

November

November 6-21 – Amateur and Open AQHA World Championship Show in Oklahoma City

November 8-15:  Animal Communication Dream Retreat with Anna Twinney, held at White Stallion Ranch, Tucson, AZ.  For more information contact Reach Out to Horses at info@reachouttohorses.com or go to www.reachouttohorses.com/events.

Nov. 30-Dec. 6:  Discover Costa Rica with Reach Out to Horses®, Anna Twinney, and Horse Riding Vacations, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica.  Contact Andrea at info@horseridecostarica.com, or call (00 506) 8838 7550, or go to www.horseridecostarica.com, or www.reachouttohorses.com/events.

WHAT: Duchess Sanctuary, operated by The Fund for Animals, an affiliate of The Humane Society of the United States, will host an open house for the public where visitors can experience one of the largest horse sanctuaries in the Pacific Northwest.

WHEN:         Saturday, May 30 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

WHERE:       The Fund for Animals Duchess Sanctuary 1515 Shady Oaks Lane Oakland, Ore. 97462

Call before you haul; the VEN is not responsible for schedule changes or misinformation; all events subject to change without notice.