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July

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

July 7-8: US Junior Hunter Championship - East Coast: Brandywine Summer Series, Devon, Pa.

July 11, Holistic Horse Day with Anna Twinney at Lock, Stock & Barrel, Bethany, CT.  Contact Theron at theron@lsbfarmsupply.com or 230-393-0002

Sat., July 12, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Discover Horse "Discover Your Inner AWEsome - Women's Empowerment Retreat."  Utilizing Equine Gestalt Coaching Method, you will be guided by our horse and human coaches on a unique journey to connect with your inner source of strength, spirit and AWEsomeness!  No horse experience needed, all work is on the ground.  Info at www.discoveryhorse.com, 218-232-2495.

July 12 & 13 - Raid on the Gold Mine, Beltrami Co Fair Grounds, Bemidji, MN.

July 12, 13, Anna Twinney 2-Day Intuitive Riding Experience:  TLC and Spook-Busting, at Lock, Stock & Barrell, Bethany, CT.  Contact Theron at theron@lsbfarmsupply.com or 203-393-0002.  More info at www.reachouttohorses.com

July 13:  FM Mounted Posse show at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds;

July 19, Special Olympics Area 5 Equestrian Competition, Spirit Horse Center, Brainerd, MN.  Join us to support these incredible atheletes!
Info at www.spirithorsecenterinc.com, 218-825-4944.

July 19: Horse show at 9 a.m. at OutWest Ranch in Buffalo, Mn. Contact 763.477.6629 or email outwestarena@aol.com

July 19:  Opening Day at North Dakota Horse Park, 5180 19th Ave. N, Fargo, N.D. (2 mi. west of Fargodome exit  on 19th Ave. N), 701-232-3832, www.hrnd.org.   Gates open at 11 a.m., racing begins at 1 p.m.

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

July 20:  Rein In Cancer Charity Day & Ladies Day with Ladies Hat Contest with prizes at North Dakota Horse Park, 5180 19th Ave. N, Fargo, N.D. (2 mi. west of Fargodome exit on 19th Ave. N), 701-232-3832, www.hrnd.org.   Gates open at 11 a.m., racing begins at 1 p.m. 
          
July 20:  Shandoni Ranch Hunter/Jumper 2014 Series, Doreen Irwin, Show Manager, Course Designer, SAHJA Approved, Year End Championship Divisions in Elverta, CA. Contact 916-991-5232

July 21-22: US Junior Hunter Championship - West Coast: Showpark of San Diego, Del Mar, Calif.

July 21 - Aug. 1, Anna Twinney ROTH 2-Week Holistic Horsemanship CERTIFICATION Course - Part I, at Zuma's Rescue Ranch, Littleton, CO.  ONE SPACE HAS OPENED UP!  Contact Vincent Mancarella at info@reachouttohorses.com, more info at www.reachouttohorses.com.

July 26:  Horses and Heroes Day with the World Famous Budweiser Clydesdales and the Budweiser Brewmaster Tour (see link about tour:   http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/budweiser-goes-mobile-with-new-brewmaster-tour/article_2f26688d-71ad-5c4c-a24e-195907463f7e.html) at North Dakota Horse Park, 5108 19th Ave. N, Fargo, N.D. (2 mi. west of Fargodome exit on 19th Ave. N), 701-232-3832, www.hrnd.org.   Gates open at 11 a.m., racing begins at 1 p.m.

July 26:  Day 1 of our Racing Free Weekend at North Dakota Horse Park, 5180 19th Ave. N, Fargo, N.D. (2 mi. west of Fargodome exit on 19th Ave. N), 701-232-3832, www.hrnd.org.   Gates open at 11 a.m., racing begins at 1 p.m.

July 27:  Day 2 of Racing Free Weekend at North Dakota Horse Park, 5180 19th Ave. N, Fargo, N.D. (2 mi. west of Fargodome exit on 19th Ave. N), 701-232-3832, www.hrnd.org.   Gates open at 11 a.m., racing begins at 1 p.m.

July 26 & 27 - Lynn Hanson Memorial Shoot, Marshall Co Fair Grounds, Warren, MN

July 26 & 27, Racing Free Stakes races at North Dakota Horse Park, Fargo, ND.  One race for thoroughbred Racing Free member-horses, one quarter horse race for Racing Free member-horses.  Racing begins at 1 p.m., gates open at 11 a.m.  For more information, go to www.racingfree.com or www.hrnd.org.

July 30: 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

August

Aug. 2: 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

Aug. 2:  Youth Day at North Dakota Horse Park, 5180 19th Ave. N, Fargo, N.D. (2 mi. west of Fargodome on 19th Ave. N), 701-232-3832, www.hrnd.org.   Youth racing experience free to the first 20 teens who sign up, 3rd annual mascot race, other kid’s activities throughout the day.  Gates open at 11 a.m., racing begins at 1 p.m.

Aug. 3:  Derby Day and final day of the season at North Dakota Horse Park, with the largest purses of the season:  the North Dakota Derby, the AQHA Maiden Challenge, the HRND QH Futurity, and the Northern Plains Futurity.  Located at 5180 19th Ave. N, Fargo, N.D. (2 mi. west of Fargodome exit on 19th Ave. N), 701-232-3832, www.hrnd.org.   Gates open at 11 a.m., racing begins at 1 p.m.

August 5-10: US Pony Finals,  Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, Ky.

Aug. 9-10:  AEER Show in Barnesville, MN. Contact http://www.aeerfargo.org for more information.

Aug. 9: 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

August 11 - 22 Anna Twinney Reach Out to Horses (ROTH) 2-Week Holistic Horsemanship CERTIFICATION Course - Part III, in Cody, WY.  Local contact:  Michaele Dimock, michaele@wyowinds.com.  Or contact Vin Mancarella at info@reachouttohorses.com, more info at www.reachouttohorses.com.

Aug. 16: Horse show at 9 a.m. at OutWest Ranch in Buffalo, Mn. Contact 763.477.6629 or email outwestarena@aol.com

Aug. 23:  Rumble on the Ranch at Joy Ranch in Florence, SD. http://www.rumbleontheranch.com

August 24: Red River Valley Horse Show Association show at 9 a.m. at the Grand Forks Arena in Grand Forks, ND.
 
August 25 - 31, Anna Twinney and Reach Out to the Untouched Horse, in Cody, WY.  ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT!  Local contact:  Michaele Dimock at michaele@wyowinds.com.  Or contact Vin Mancarella at info@reachouttohorses.com, more info at www.reachouttohorses.com.

August 27: Sallie B. Wheeler/US National Hunter Breeding Championship - West Coast, Showpark All Seasons Summer Tournament, Del Mar, Calif.

Aug. 27: 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

 August 30:  Sallie B. Wheeler/US National Hunter Breeding Championship - East Coast:  Warrenton Horse Show, Warrenton, Va.

Aug. 31:  Shandoni Ranch Hunter/Jumper 2014 Series, Doreen Irwin, Show Manager, Course Designer, SAHJA Approved, Year End Championship Divisions in Elverta, CA. Contact 916-991-5232

September

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

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 http://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. 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:  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

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. 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. 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. 9, 10, 11, 12, Anna Twinney clinic at Spirit Horse Center, Brainerd, MN.  Day One:  Animal Communication, Days Two and Three:  Horsemanship, Day Four:  Private sessions.  Info at www.spirithorsecenterinc.com, 218-825-4944.

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

November

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