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Around the Region
  • APRIL 10 - 11
    TOP OF THE WEST HORSE SALE & COLT COMPETITION

    Copper Spring Ranch, Bozeman, MT.
    Colt competition will take place on Friday, April 10 with student trainers competing in several challenges. Sale of horses on Saturday, April 11 at Copper Springs Ranch.
    Question? Contact the MSU Dept. of Animal & Range Sciences at (406) 994-7953.

  • APRIL 11
    FARM FEST & PLOWING COMPETITION

    Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, McMinnville, OR.
    Farm Fest is an annual family-friendly event sponsored by the Yamhill County Historical Society showcasing our agricultural history, with 20+ teams of draft horses and mules in a plowing competition (the largest gathering on the West Coast of draft animals in a plowing competition), horseshoeing and wheel setting demonstrations, historical displays and demonstrations, working blacksmith and sawmill, one-room 1880’s schoolhouse, general store, Pioneer Kids’ hands-on activities and petting animals, food, music and tours of the museum.
    11275 SW Durham Ln, McMinnville.

  • APRIL 12
    ISHSA SPRING DOUBLE POINT SHOW

    Ford Idaho Horse Park, Nampa, ID.
    This is a doubled judge event and two sets of points will be awarded for year=end awards. Must be a current member of ISHSA. Pre-registration deadline is April 7.
    For additional information, contact (208) 869-0949.

  • APRIL 12
    HIGH DESERT JR. RODEO

    Strouse Arena, Filer, ID.
    High Desert Jr. Rodeo Association. This non-profit organization is committed and dedicated to promoting the youth of today in the sport of Rodeo.
    More information can be found at www.highdesertjuniorrodeo.com.

  • APRIL 16 - 19
    THE 2015 ARABIAN BREEDERS WORLD CUP

    South Pointe Equestrian Complex, Las Vegas, NV.
    The Arabian Horse Breeders Alliance (AHBA) World Cup event returns to the South Point Equestrian Complex for the eighth consecutive year April celebration of the Arabian breed and the lifestyle associated with owning Arabian show horses.
    Details on the Show available online at the Arabian Breeders World Cup website www.arabianbreedersworldcup.com.

  • APRIL 17 - 19
    IHC 29th ANNUAL IDAHO HORSE EXPO

    Ford Idaho Horse Park, Nampa, ID.
    The 2015 Idaho Horse Expo will be another fantastic show with events, clinicians, seminars, and competitions to satisfy every interest.
    This year’s featured clinician is Ruben Villasenor, of Horsemen’s Western Dressage.
    Favorite events, like the Breed Challenge, and Stallions on Parade will be back, as will the Cowboy Race, and the popular Blue Ribbon Private Treaty Horse Sale.
    Vendors selling everything from trailers to “cowgirl bling” will be on hand for browsing and buying.
    For more information, go to www.daihhorsecouncil.com

  • APRIL 18 - 19
    SPRING EXTRAVAGANZA OPEN HORSE SHOW

    Wyoming State Fairgrounds, Douglas, WY.
    Sponsored by the Central Wyoming Performance Horse Club.
    Over Fences, Halter, Showmanship, English and Western classes. After the show on the 18th there is a pot luck and Extreme Trail Challenge.
    Contact show manager Ryane Clark, (307) 259-3957, for registration information.

  • APRIL 18 - 19
    AERC GRIZZLY MOUNTAIN ENDURANCE RIDE

    Ochoco National Forest, Prineville, OR.
    Dirt trail with some old two tracks winding through scenic desert, rock bluffs and vistas offering panoramic Cascade Mountain views. Footing is excellent. Water approximately every five miles. Terrain is moderate. All AERC Rules apply.
    Contact Dennis or Linda Tribby, (541) 576-2442, for registration.

  • APRIL 18 - 27
    ASOTIN COUNTY FAIR AND RODEO

    Asotin, WA.
    Since 1942, the fair and rodeo theme changes every year. 4-H/FFA Horse Shows, 4-H/ FFA livestock shows and sale, 4-H Fashion Revue, livestock judging, BBQ, cowboy breakfast, parade, kids games, carnival, team penning, Valley Team Roping, 3 day rodeo and local kids’ events, dances, cowboy church, 4-H demonstrations, entertainment. all included for a week’s worth of fun and excitement.
    More information can be found at www.asotincountyfairandrodeo.org.

  • APRIL 26 - MAY 5
    NCHA WESTERN NATIONALS

    Reno Livestock Event Center, Reno NV.
    The National Cutting Horse Association’s Western National Championships brings the best cutting horses and riders from the West (10 different divisions) to compete for over $300,000 in payouts and prizes. Accompanied by numerous Western specialty vendors and social events, the Western Nationals deliver the perfect showcase of the sport of cutting. Family-friendly and performances that all ages can enjoy. Cutting is one of the world’s fastest growing sports and offers tremendous excitement for horse, rider and spectators alike.
    Details and schedule can be found at www.nchacutting.com/ag/shows/western_nationals_home.php.