Horsin' Around in Cattaraugus County

Horses Events

2016 Ellicottville Championship Rodeo

Bronco Riding at the 2015 Ellicottville Championship Rodeo
Steer Wrestling at the Ellicottville Rodeo
Thu, 06/30/2016 - 7:00pm - Sun, 07/03/2016 - 9:30pm

Yeeehaw!!  An honest-to-goodness rodeo at the home of the Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street, complete with bronco bustin', bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing and stick horse racing for the kids.

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Don Kent & Rich Giberson Memorial Horse Pull 2016

previous contestants
Sat, 07/02/2016 - 11:00am - 7:00pm

Hinsdale American Legion Post 1434 will be bringing back a little bit of Hinsdale’s past on Saturday, July 2nd.  The 6th Anuual Don Kent & Rich "Pork" Giberson Memorial Horse Pull will take place at the Hinsdale American Legion Field and proceeds will benefit Local Veterans' Organizations. 

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2016 Open Family Game Show at Creekside Arena

previous competitor
Sun, 07/17/2016 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

11am Registration.  First run at noon.   For more information call 716-942-6316

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Little Valley Riders Extreme Cowboy Event 2016

one portion of the challenge
Sun, 07/24/2016 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

Stop by and root for your favorite horse and cowboy or cowgirl combination as they face all the obstacles.  You'll see horses climbing on things, picking up the mail, dragging things, and all sorts of things a cowboy would expect his partner to do.

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Creekside Round-up 2016 Open Draft Horse Show

draft horse
Sun, 08/21/2016 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Registration begins at 10am.  For more information, call 585-437-5336

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2016 Allegany State Park Trail Ride at Lonkto Meadow

trail ride
Sun, 08/28/2016 - 11:00am - 6:00pm

The Cattaraugus/Chautauqua Chapter of the New York State Horse Council will be hosting a GUIDED trail ride at Lonkto Meadow in Allegany State Park. This is a 3-4 hour Pleasure Ride.

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Little Valley Rider's Annual Labor Day Trail-Ride 2016

A portion of the line of riders
Fri, 09/02/2016 - 8:00am - Mon, 09/05/2016 - 4:00pm

Annual Trail Ride.  Bring your horse or rent one from The Crosspatch Horse Ranch and enjoy the company of other equine enthusiasts.

Camping available by reservation. 

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2016 Open Family Game Show at Creekside Arena

previous contestants
Sun, 09/11/2016 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

11am Registration.  First run at noon.   For more information call 716-942-6316

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Creekside Round-up's 2016 Fall Carriage Drive & Box Lunch Social

carriage ride
Sun, 09/18/2016 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

10am Registration.

For more information, call 716-676-3534

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2016 4-H Fall Classic Horse Show at Nash Hill Equestrian Center

previous show
Thu, 09/22/2016 - 8:00am - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 5:00pm

For more information, please call 716-699-2377.

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Creekside Round-up 2016 Fall Trail Ride

Join in on the trailride
Sat, 09/24/2016 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Bring your horse ready for one last Fall Trail Ride, September 24.

Registration begins at 9am.

More information forthcoming.  Please check back.

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2016 Open Game Show at Creekside Arena

2014 competitor
Sun, 10/02/2016 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

11am Registration.  First run at noon.   For more information call 716-942-6316

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Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2016It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Home to the Largest New York State Park

The Largest New York State Park is Allegany State Park which is the 3rd largest in the nation with 65,000 acres (97 square miles) and lots of trails. Allegany State Park has over 35 miles of Cross Country skiing trails, 18 hiking trails and 5.6 miles of paved multi-use trails (horseback riding, snowmobiling and more) around Red House Lake area. 3 campground areas with over 375 cabins.

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