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
GYMKANA/GAMING SHOW SERIES:
OPEN SHOW SERIES
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!