2020 Calendar & Events

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

2020 Events

 

Clinics

 

— Working Equitation with Jill Barron—May 2020 weekdays date TBA

 

— Charlie Milne Basic Training for the Versatile Horse Clinic July 4/5:  event info

 

 

Horse Shows

 

February 16, 2020 —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 3 & Sept 13, 2020. 

— registration forms are on www.colchesteragsociety.org

 

Hastings Lake Pleasure Show & Games June  TBA

 

Killerney Farms Shamrock Schooling Hunter/Jumper Shows: Sundays, May 10 (Mothers Day), June 21 (Fathers Day), July 19 (Iris only), Aug 23

 

Christmas Horse Show for boarders and lesson students Sunday, Dec 20, 2020.

 

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 2020—AEF & ATRA memberships required & tent or camper.  May long weekend (no ATRA required) 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, unless 4 or more interested we can then haul 2nd trailer.  Some lesson horses can be leased for these trips. 

 

— May 14-19: 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.

 

— July 2-12: Hummingbird (100km West of Rocky Mountain House).  No charge for camping, highline poles only, outhouses and a creek.  Shoes required. 

 

— July 16-26: Castle Area (west of Pincher Creek) camping and riding trip.  Experienced horses and riders only, hauling out daily to ride locations.  Shoes required. 

 

— July 30-Aug 9: Yaha Tinda (75km West of Sundre).  No charge for camping, highline poles only, outhouses and a river.  Shoes required. 

 

— Aug 13-22: Kananaskis Sandy McNabbCampground, 15 minutes West of Turner Valley, covered tie stalls, power hook-ups.  Camping fees.  Shoes required. 

 

Other Events 2020

 

— April 24-26: 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 per horse paid ahead for anyone riding more than twice a week is also available.  Please call/text Lisa before hauling in the first time as we will need a waiver signed 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

9-11, Jen clinic 1230-230, 430-530, 530-630

 

3

130-230

5:30-930

130-230, 530-630 630-730, 830-930

5

230-330pm

530-90pm

6

130-230

530-730pm

7

130-230pm

 

6-830pm

8

10am-430pm

Drill Team 6-8

Games night upstairs 8-10

9 9-12

430-530

530-630

PoloX 130-230

10

130-230

5:30-930

11 

130-230, 530-630 630-730, 830-930

12

230-330pm

530-90pm

13

130-230

530-730pm

14

130-330pm

630-830pm

15

10am-430pm

 

Cattle 6-10pm

16

9-11

Show 11-8

17

130-230

5:30-930

18 

130-230, 530-630 630-730, 830-930

19

230-330pm

530-930pm

20

130-230

530-730pm

21

130-330pm

630-830pm

22

10am-430pm

Drill Team 6-8

 

23 9-12

430-530

530-630

PoloX 130-230

24

130-230

5:30-930

25

130-230, 530-630 630-730, 830-930

26

230-330pm

530-930pm

27

130-230

530-730pm

28

130-330pm

630-830pm

29

10am-430pm

 

Cattle 6-10pm

1 March

9-11, Jen clinic 1230-230, 430-530

530-630

2 March

130-230

5:30-930

3 March

130-230, 530-630 630-730, 830-930

4 March

230-330pm

530-930pm

5 March

130-230

530-730pm

6 March

130-330pm

630-830pm

7 March

10am-430pm

Drill Team 6-8

Games night upstairs 8-10

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

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

 

 

 

 

2

3

130-230pm

 

6-830pm

4

10am-430pm

 

Cattle 6-10pm

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

 

6

130-230

5:30-930

130-230, 530-630 630-730, 830-930

8

230-330pm

530-90pm

9

130-230

530-730pm

10

230-330pm

630-830pm

11

10am-430pm

Drill Team 6-8

Games night upstairs 8-10

12 9-11

430-530

530-630

PoloX 130-230

13

130-230

5:30-930

14 

130-230, 530-630 630-730, 830-930

15

230-330pm

530-930pm

16

130-230

530-730pm

17

130-330pm

630-830pm

18

10am-430pm

 

Cattle 6-10pm

19

9-11

430-530

530-630

20

130-230

5:30-930

21

130-230, 530-630 630-730, 830-930

22

230-330pm

530-930pm

23

130-230

530-730pm

24

130-330pm

630-830pm

25

10am-430pm

Drill Team 6-8

Games night upstairs 8-10

26 9-12

430-530

530-630

PoloX 130-230

27

130-230

5:30-930

28

130-230, 530-630 630-730, 830-930

29

230-330pm

530-930pm

30

130-230

530-730pm

31

130-330pm

630-830pm

Feb 1

10am-430pm

 

Cattle 6-10pm

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