Calendar

May
22
Sat
Central Coast Ranch Horse Classic @ Grounds
May 22 – May 23 all-day
Central Coast Ranch Horse Classic @ Grounds

California’s longest running AQHA Ranch Horse Versatility event is now a Ranching Heritage Challenge and a Golden State Versatility Ranch Horse Association sanctioned event. The Central Coast Ranch Horse Classic spans two days, with all divisions in all three shows competing on both Saturday and Sunday. Saturday classes are Cutting, Trail & Ranch Riding, and Sunday classes are Reining, Cow Work and Conformation. Since the three shows run concurrently, enter more than one show for a much reduced fee and earn points in multiple organizations.

Both the Versatility Ranch Horse (VRH) and Ranching Heritage Challenge (RHC) shows are for registered quarter horses only. This means that riders on AQHA registered horses can earn points in Open, Amateur, Limited Amateur, or Level 1 (Rookie), Youth, Limited Youth, or Level 1 Youth. Additionally, participants may opt to enter individual classes and can earn AQHA points for that class only. The GSVRHA show is open to any horse and sanctioned by the Western States Versatility Ranch Horse Association. So you do not need to ride a registered quarter horse to participate! This show is also open to individual class entries. The Ranching Heritage Show is open only to horses that are Ranching Heritage eligible. We hope you will enter and also bring your friends and family. We’ve a great judge, good food and a beautiful setting for these exciting events.

Prizes will be awarded to Champion, Reserve Champion and Runner Up in the Open, Amateur, Limited Amateur, Level 1 (Rookie) and Youth divisions. Additionally, there will be First Place awards for class winners in the VRH and RHC shows. Divisional winners in the GSVRHA show will also receive a prize. Finally, awards will be offered for the high point junior horse (3-5 years old), select rider (60 years and older), and Limited Open rider. These subdivisions must be entered and indicated on the entry blank for a nominal fee.

  • 2020 Judge: Karen Arlin of Farmington, CA
  • ALL ENTRIES must be made online. Use the ‘Enter Online’ button above.
  • Entries received after Saturday, May 8 will incur a $50 late fee (or $10 per individual class)
  • NOTE that general entries will close Monday before the show weekend at 5 pm. Individual classes that do not require cattle (Trail, Ranch Riding, Ranch Reining) will close Wednesday before the show weekend at 5pm.
  • ALSO NOTE that although you may pay by either credit card or check, checks will not be accepted after the cutoff for late entries, Saturday May 8.
  • No scratch/drop fee if Tuesday before the show weekend or earlier; $85 if Wednesday before the show weekend or later (for these classes only: Cutting, Working Ranch Horse)

DOG POLICY: No dogs are permitted on the T&SC grounds during any show or clinic. The Trail & Saddle Club is a horse facility, and the safety of horse and rider is our first priority. Thank you for your cooperation.

For more information, contact Show Secretary Cori Stevenson:

May
29
Sat
Ray Berta Cattle Clinic @ Large Arena
May 29 all-day
Ray Berta Cattle Clinic @ Large Arena

Enjoy a real job with your horse! Ray designs these clinics to develop a well-rounded working cow horse. Experience this dynamic interplay between rider, horse and cow.
For more info: http://rayberta.com/schedule/

DOG POLICY: No dogs are permitted on the T&SC grounds during a show or clinic. The Trail & Saddle Club is a horse facility, and the safety of horse and rider is our first priority. Thank you for your cooperation.

May
30
Sun
EEA Ride It Again Clinic @ Dressage Court, Clubhouse
May 30 all-day
EEA Ride It Again Clinic @ Dressage Court, Clubhouse

‘Ride it Again’ dressage test schooling show!
Practice twice for your test

Jun
2
Wed
MEMBERS ONLY: Board of Directors Meeting @ Clubhouse
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
MEMBERS ONLY: Board of Directors Meeting @ Clubhouse

This will be an online meeting. Please send an email ahead of time for the link and password.

Jun
5
Sat
Ray Berta Horsemanship Clinic @ Large Arena
Jun 5 all-day
Ray Berta Horsemanship Clinic @ Large Arena

Learn how to bring out the best qualities in your horse: willingness, light responsiveness, freedom of movement, balance and form. This is a tremendous interactive opportunity for horses and riders of any discipline.
For more info and to register online: http://rayberta.com/schedule/

DOG POLICY: No dogs are permitted on the T&SC grounds during a show or clinic. The Trail & Saddle Club is a horse facility, and the safety of horse and rider is our first priority. Thank you for your cooperation.

Jun
8
Tue
Carmel Valley 4-H Club @ Clubhouse, Picnic area, BBQ
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jun
12
Sat
PENDING: MEMBERS ONLY Trail Course Workshop @ Grounds
Jun 12 all-day
Jun
13
Sun
“A Judge’s Perspective”: Clinic with Laurie Petkus
Jun 13 all-day
"A Judge's Perspective": Clinic with Laurie Petkus @ Paso Robles | California | United States

This is a stock horse clinic to educate competitors as to the perspective of the judge’s viewpoint and how this relates to the scoring process. This clinic will begin with a discussion of what the judge observes as you enter the arena; guiding principles of the judge; the intricacies of the points and penalties associated with your performance. As if in a show ring event, participants will perform a reining pattern and then work the mechanical cow. After each rider, the scores will be posted and the judge’s interpretation and critique is offered. These observations will reflect your horse’s temperament and disposition and offer suggestions for you to unify and improve your partnership with your horse. After all participants have had an individual session, there will be a question and comment period. This will be followed by a short break and a second go-round without any breaks between riders.

  • Limited to 10 participants
  • Price to Attend: $75 (Non-club members add an additional $20 for the day)
  • Open to all levels of riders
  • Auditors welcome

To reserve your space: email lpetkus@outlook.com or call Laurie at (831) 224-3604 (text ok). Your reservation will be confirmed. Payment is accepted in the form of cash or check on the clinic date.

DOG POLICY: No dogs are permitted on the T&SC grounds during a show or clinic. The Trail & Saddle Club is a horse facility, and the safety of horse and rider is our first priority. Thank you for your cooperation.

Jun
14
Mon
PENDING: Private Event @ Trail course
Jun 14 – Jun 18 all-day
PENDING: Private Event @ Trail course

Friends and Club members from Pleasant Valley Horse Club in Aptos will be on the grounds for a camping trip.

Jun
19
Sat
Ray Berta Cattle Clinic @ Large Arena
Jun 19 all-day
Ray Berta Cattle Clinic @ Large Arena

Enjoy a real job with your horse! Ray designs these clinics to develop a well-rounded working cow horse. Experience this dynamic interplay between rider, horse and cow.
For more info: http://rayberta.com/schedule/

DOG POLICY: No dogs are permitted on the T&SC grounds during a show or clinic. The Trail & Saddle Club is a horse facility, and the safety of horse and rider is our first priority. Thank you for your cooperation.