Shows, February Clinics, and Tack Swap all at Open Gate Ranch!

Hi everyone!  Here’s the latest event list at Open Gate Ranch!

TACK SWAP: April 1, 2012  Exact details to come, but booths with be available in the outdoor and indoor for $10 and $15 respectively.  I’m hoping to fill the farm with people selling and trading their unwanted/unused horse equipment.  If you are interested in a spot, please let me know!

CLINICS: Please pre-register at least a day in advance.  Note prices vary.
Feb 7: 6-7pm Lunging II- For those who want to refine their lunging skills and have lunged a horse before.  $15
Feb 9: 6-7pm Lunging III- For those who have lunged before and want to learn more advanced techniques, possibly long-lining.  $15
Feb 11: 11-12 Winter Grooming- Our rescheduled clinic on special tips and tricks to help take care of your horse in winter.  $5, 4-H and Pony Club free
Feb 13: 5-6pm Sidesaddle Intro- Learn how to put on the sidesaddle, find out the history behind it, and then actually sit on the horse aside!  $10
Feb 16: 5-6pm Jumping Clinic- For riders just learning the basics of jumping.  $35
Feb 18: 11-12 Bending for Barrel Racers- Learn how to make your horse use its whole body around the barrel by suppling.  $35
Feb 25: 11-12 Leg Yields for Pole Benders- Learn how to get your horse off your leg in the leg yield for ease through those poles! $35
Feb 23-26: HORSE EXPO IN HARRISBURG! See http://www.horseworldexpo.com/PAmain.shtml for info.
Feb 29: 5-7pm Dressage Clinic Groups of 2-3 riders depending on number interested. $35

DRESSAGE SHOW SERIES: (Intro and Training level rides only at this time) 12-7pm Select Sundays
April 15
May 20
June 2
July 15
August 12
September 16

GYMKANA/GAMING SHOW SERIES:
May 4
July 20
August 31
October 21

OPEN SHOW SERIES
May 18
July 6
August 10
October 21

Specific info on shows will come as things get closer.  I’m pretty show each series will have year-end champion awards, along with an overall versatility champion for the horse/rider who accumulates the most points across all three series.  And I’m also pretty sure classes will be inexpensive but have PAYBACKS!  Stay tuned for details!

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One comment on “Shows, February Clinics, and Tack Swap all at Open Gate Ranch!

  1. jstemmler says:

    Did you get the booth reservation form? Its on both my site and the new Open Gate site at http://www.opengateranch.wordpress.com. Just email or snail-mail that back to me and your spot will be reserved. I’m up to 4 people so far…many more to come I hope!

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