2019 Calendar & Events

Text Box: Horse Shows, Meetings, Clinics, Trail Rides, Mountain Trips we are organizing, attending or taking students to below calendars.

2019 Events

 

Clinics

— Centered Riding with Sue Falkner-March Jan 16-18

 

— Saddle and Bridle Fit  Clinic with Lisa Harrison—Sunday, Jan 27, 12-2

 

— Training for Courage with Paul Dufresne — May 2/3 Poster & Form 

 

— Working Equitation with Jill Barron—June 12/13 (Wed/Thurs)

 

— Charlie Milne Basic Training for the Versatile Horse Clinic July 6/7:  event info

 

— Working Equitation with Jill Barron—Oct 1-3 (Tues-Thurs): Form

 

 

Horse Shows

 

February 10, 2019 —Valentines Horse Show (for jumping students/boarders only) Form—deadline to register is February 1

 

Upcoming Horse Shows we will take student to—parents must attend if under 18.

(coaching required for all shows if on a lesson horse and all students for jumping). 

 

Colchester Ag Society Open Fun Shows at Fultonvale Outdoor Arena, trailering $20, coaching $20.  Enter all classes you want as you can’t add at the show.

English/Jumping/Western/Gymkhana: May 5 & Sept 15, 2019. 

— registration forms are on www.colchesteragsociety.org

 

Hastings Lake Pleasure Show & Games June 9 — sign up list on whiteboard

 

Killerney Farms Shamrock Schooling Hunter/Jumper Shows: Sundays, May 12 (Mothers Day), June 16 (Fathers Day), July 14 (Iris only), Aug 18

 

Christmas Horse Show for boarders and lesson students Sunday, December 15, 2019.  Entry deadline Nov 25:  Form

 

 

If you find another show you want to attend, please talk to your instructors or join our Paints Plus Show Group on facebook.

 

Trail Rides

We take intermediate lesson students and boarders with us on day trail rides in the Edmonton area when the weather cooperates, usually Sundays or Thursdays.  Watch for sign-up sheets on barn whiteboard and our facebook page.  You must have an AEF membership to attend (www.albertaequestrian.com).  Limited trailer spots available if you don’t have your own trailer and some lesson horses suitable to lease for the day if required. 

 

Overnight Camping Trips 2019—AEF membership required & tent or camper.  May long weekend we are willing to haul an extra trailer if enough interest, other trips we only have 1-2 spots open if you don’t have your own horse trailer.  Some lesson horses can be leased for these trips.

 

— May 16-21: Long Weekend Camping Trip, Brule Sandhills (near Hinton) P+ boarders and students only.  No shoes required.  There is a bed and breakfast in Brule (2 minutes) or hotels in Hinton (15 minutes) as no facilities where we camp, just a creek.  May be a $20/night camping charge depending on where we stay.

 

— June 25-30: Hummingbird (100km West of Rocky Mountain House).  No charge for camping, highline poles only, outhouses and a creek. 

 

— July 4-7: Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park camping and riding weekend.  No shoes required.  Must have your own trailer.

 

— August 3-10: Jasper Mountain Camping Trip — by invite only due to small campsite and only 1 corral, will be trailering each day to different staging areas

 

— Aug 18-25: Kananaskis Bluerock Campground, 30 minutes West of Turner Valley, covered tie stalls.  Camping fees.  Shoes required. 

 

— Aug 25-29: Castle Area exploratory camping and riding trip

 

 

Other Events 2019

 

— April 26-28: Mane Event Expo  in Red Deer (jumping drill team performs evenings in the extravaganza), lots of clinics, huge trade fair

Boarders may ride around lessons but must give lessons right of way.  Lessons are in black and lease rides are in blue. Events of interest to clients but not at Paints-Plus, or not using arena, only upstairs, are in green.

 

*Day camps page has registration forms and more information.  No boarder riding in same arena during day camps or clinics in pink. 

 

Haul-in rides are welcome at $20/horse (cash only) when there is no lessons or other booking on calendar, 8am-10pm, 7 days a week. 

Monthly haul-in fee of $160+GST per rider paid ahead for anyone riding multiple horses or more than twice a week is also available.  Please call/text Lisa before hauling in the first time or if interested in monthly fee: 780-237-7587

 

Cattle Penning/Sorting practices run every second Saturday from October through April at 7pm.  Arena is open at 6pm for warm up. 

About one Sunday each month we run sorting and penning clinics for new horses/riders, from 1230-330pm, come at 12pm to warm up. 

Practice cost is $20 for 4 runs sorting or penning.  Clinic cost is $40.  If you don’t board with us please add a $20 haul in fee/horse.

Please sign up on whiteboard list or call or text Lisa 780-237-7587 or Lexi 780-340-5773 ahead if you plan to come, or go to our "Edmonton Area Cattle Penning and Sorting" facebook group and check for updates and message/comment if you are coming Saturday nights.  Sunday clinics are limited to 15 riders so you must book ahead with Lisa.  If not enough interest, we may cancel or haul less cattle. 

Please note that cattle will not be hauled in if daily high that Saturday is colder than –15 degrees Celcius. 

For experienced lesson students, we do have some suitable lesson horses than we are willing to lease.  Video of practice  Pictures below. 

 

+ Paints-Plus Equine Center +

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

 

 

 

1  Jan

Camp 1-4pm (Obstacles)

2

Camp 930-12

Camp 1-330

 

 

3

130-230pm

 

6-830pm

4

10am-330pm

 

Cattle 6-10pm

9-11, Jen clinic 130-330, 430-530, 530-630

 

6

1230-230

5:30-930

5-530, 530-630, 630-730, 730-830, 830-930

8

230-330pm

530-830pm

9

130-230

530-830pm

10

130-230pm

3-4pm

630-830pm

11

10am-330pm

 

Drill Team 6-8

12 9-11

430-530

530-630

PoloX 130-230

13

1230-230

5:30-930

14 

5-530, 530-630, 630-730, 730-830, 830-930

15

230-330pm

530-830pm

16

130-230

530-830pm

17

130-230pm

3-4pm

630-830pm

18

10am-330pm

 

Cattle 6-10pm

19

9-11

430-530

530-630

20

1230-230

5:30-930

21

5-530, 530-630, 630-730, 730-830, 830-930

22

230-330pm

530-830pm

23

130-230

530-830pm

24

130-230pm

3-4pm

630-830pm

25

10am-330pm

 

Drill Team 6-8

26 9-11

430-530

530-630

PoloX 130-230

27

1230-230

5:30-930

28

5-530, 530-630, 630-730, 730-830, 830-930

29

230-330pm

530-830pm

30

130-230

530-830pm

31

130-230pm

3-4pm

630-830pm

Feb 1

10am-330pm

 

Cattle 6-10pm

Pictures from December 5, 2015 Cattle Sorting and Penning Practice.  Click for video.

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

1 9-11, Jen clinic 130-330, 430-530, 530-630

2 Dec

1230-230

5:30-930

5-530, 530-630, 630-730, 730-830, 830-930

4

230-330pm

530-830pm

5

130-230

 

530-830pm

6

130-230pm

 

6-830pm

7

10am-330pm

8

9-12, 430-530, 530-630

 

9

1230-230

5:30-930

10 

5-530, 530-630, 630-730, 730-830, 830-930

11

230-330pm

530-830pm

12

130-230

 

530-830pm

13

130-230pm

 

6-830pm

14

9am-430pm

 

Cattle 6-10pm

15

Christmas show 9am-2pm

16

1230-230

5:30-930

17 

5-530, 530-630, 630-730, 730-830, 830-930

18

230-330pm

530-830pm

19

130-230

 

530-830pm

20

 

21

 

 

22  

 

 

23

 

24

 

 

25

 

26

 

27

 

28

 

Cattle Clinic?

29 Dec

 

PoloX 130-230

 

30 Dec

Camp 930-12

Camp 1-330

31  Dec

Camp 1-4pm

 

 

 

 

Picture of students at the Ag Society Fun Horse Show and Gymkhana September 2016