They Still Brand Horses Don’t They?
Don’t miss our March General Membership Meeting – coming up Wednesday, March 6th. Our guest speaker will be Amanda Miller talking on Brand inspections and travel with your horse.
If you like or are interested in anything driving horse related don’t miss Troyer’s Colorado Draft Horse & Equipment Auction on Friday, April 5th and Saturday, April 6th.
Troyer’s auction has all sorts of driving paraphernalia – harnesses, carriages, carts and wagons. Along with selling draft horses, they have many saddle horses and saddles. If you have wondered what it would cost to enter into the driving world, this is where you can find out what it will take for you to equip your horse – or buy an already trained driving horse.
If anyone is interested in a Fun Day with Obstacles, member Sharron Pizzuto is hosting a full day at the outdoor Indiana Equestrian Center October 13, 2018. This is a great chance to expose you horse to new things in a new, but controlled environment.
Fee is $50 for the event.
If you e-mail her, (marnixchance @ tdsmail.com), she will send out flyer and registration, or drop a check in the mail.
14891 W 76th Drive, Arvada, CO 80007.
Moring session: Safety and Self Defense for Trail Riders Clinic
10:00 AM – Noon
Our clinician, Mary Miklos (member of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office), will present this practical, ever popular clinic. Learn how to stay safe on the trail, and how to protect and defend yourself while trail riding. You will learn defensive maneuvers and how to use your horse to keep the bad guys away from you.
Afternoon session: Jumping 102 for Trail Riders Clinic,
(aka: To Jump or Not to Jump)
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
A follow-up to our previous Jumping 101 Clinic held last year, this clinic builds on basic secure, jumping techniques, and will focus on providing you with training lessons and tips for you to become the leader and decision maker when negotiating obstacles you encounter. Learn how to teach your horse to jump or walk an obstacle on your command.
There will be an hour lunch break 12-1 PM, so plan on bringing lunch and a drink.
Location: Event Center at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.
Boots, Boots and Boots… For the horse of course!
We hope you will join us for our General Meeting on Wednesday, August 1st, 6:30 PM
Discussion topic will be all about hoof boots.
- Many styles and brands available for hands-on inspection.
- Old Mac
- Buying and fitting.
- Trail and town.
- Review best use practices.
- Hear pro and con opinions.