Horsin' Around in Cattaraugus County

Horses Events

Clinic with Professional Instructor & Trainer Melissa Henry Shetler of Circle M

Melissa
Sat, 03/25/2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

This interactive clinic will help you tidy up the loose ends before the 2017 show season.

Come and work with professional trainer and riding instructor Melissa Henry Shetler and get the polishing you need before entering the ring! This unique clinic will be held in a "block" style format and will focus on English and Western pleasure, equitation, trail and flying lead changes!

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Ranch Riding, Western Horsemanship & English Equitation with Jennifer Moshier

Jennifer as judge at previous show
Sun, 04/09/2017 - 9:00am
Show season is just around the corner! Learn with your horse the new HOT Ranch Riding rules and events from Jennifer on this one day clinic.

Tune up your horse for Horsemanship and Equitation and learn the newest 2017 trends. Be ready when you walk in the gate! 

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How to Successfully Compete at a Training Level Dressage Show

dressage rider
Sat, 04/22/2017 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

This clinic will explain the ins and outs of showing dressage.

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Paradise Equus Live Model Horse Show at Shamrock Found Farm & Stable

previous show
Sun, 04/23/2017 - 9:00am

Did you know that you can show your models in horse shows just like real horses?  Model showing is fun, creative and educational!  It's a great way to enjoy your models and make friends.

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Ranch Horse Riding & Pleasure Clinic w ARHA Judge Elizabeth Webb Phillips

previous clinic
Sat, 04/29/2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Learn the In's and Out's of Ranch Horse Pleasure and Riding with professional American Ranch Horse Association Judge Liz Webb Phillips of Ohio. More Information will be posted as it becomes available. Auditors will be welcome but the class will be limited.

More information forthcoming.

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Open Family Game Show at Creekside Arena

previous competitor
Sun, 04/30/2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

9am Registration.  

For more information call 716-949-8295

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Centered Riding Clinic with Susan Strong Kelley at Nash Hill Equestrian Center

Centered Riding at Nash Hill Equestrian Center
Fri, 05/05/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 05/07/2017 - 4:00pm

Spend a weekend brushing up on your riding abilities with clinician Susan Strong Kelley.

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2017 4H Bonanza Horse Show at Nash Hill Equestrian Center

previous show
Fri, 05/19/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 05/21/2017 - 4:00pm

For more information or to register, please call 716-532-4295 or 716-699-2377.

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#1 of 7 in the Horse Show "Battle" Series at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds

competitors
Fri, 05/19/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 05/21/2017 - 7:00pm

This is the first show in a series of seven shows in the "Battle" series.  There will be three locations for the shows; at Nash Hill Equestrian Center, at D & A Performance Horses and at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds.

For more information on Battle 1, please call 716-481-7242.

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Creekside Round-up's 2017 Spring Carriage & Wagon Drive

wagon ride
Sun, 05/21/2017 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

The location for the ride has yet to be determined.  Please check back for updates.

For more information or to pre-register, please call 716-676-3534.

Registration begins at 10am.

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Little Valley Rider's Annual Memorial Day Trailride 2017

group of riders
Fri, 05/26/2017 - 8:00am - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 5:00pm

Bring your horse and enjoy the company of other equine enthusiasts.  Trailrides both Saturday and Sunday.

Camping available.

More information forthcoming.

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#2 of 7 in the Horse Show "Battle" Series at Nash Hill Equestrian Center

Nash Hill Show
Fri, 05/26/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 05/28/2017 - 7:00pm

This is the second show in a series of seven shows in the "Battle" series.  There will be three locations for the shows; at Nash Hill Equestrian Center, at D & A Performance Horses and at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds.

For more information on Battle 2, please call 716-257-5257.

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Creekside Round-up's 2017 Horse Pull

horses ready to pull
Sat, 06/03/2017 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Horsepulling is a sport with a team of equine athletes.  These athletes are worked daily to keep their muscles in great shape.  They are bred for their strength and ability to pull heavy loads short distances.

Join us and see horses from all over New York compete.

 

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Lou Eibl Corral's Spring Trail Ride at Allegany State Park

Trail Ride
Fri, 06/09/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 8:00pm

Join the equine enthusiasts of Lou Eibl Corral on their annual Spring Ride in beautiful Allegany State Park!

More information forthcoming.  Please check back

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2017 Open Family Game Show at Creekside Arena

previous competitor
Sun, 06/11/2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

These family game shows are as much fun to watch as they are to compete in!!

9am Registration. 

For more information call 716-949-8295

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#3 of 7 in the Horse Show "Battle" Series at Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds

competitors
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 7:00pm

This is the third show in a series of seven shows in the "Battle" series.  There will be three locations for the shows; at Nash Hill Equestrian Center, at D & A Performance Horses and at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds.

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2017 Ellicottville Championship Rodeo

Bronco Riding at the 2015 Ellicottville Championship Rodeo
Steer Wrestling at the Ellicottville Rodeo
Thu, 06/29/2017 - 7:00pm - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 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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Obstacle & Trail Clinic with Heather Payne at Nash Hill Equestrian Center

Anna and Deacon
Sun, 07/02/2017 - 8:00am - 4:00pm

Put this event on your summer calendar and save the date!!

More information forthcoming.

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Creekside Round-up 2017 Open Draft Horse Show

draft horse
Sun, 07/09/2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

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

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#4 of 7 in the Horse Show "Battle" Series at D&A Performance Horses

show at D&A Performance Horses
Fri, 07/14/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 7:00pm

This is the fourth show in a series of seven shows in the "Battle" series.  There will be three locations for the shows; at Nash Hill Equestrian Center, at D & A Performance Horses and at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds.

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2017 Open Family Game Show at Creekside Arena

Spring Game Show
Sun, 07/16/2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

These family game shows are as much fun to watch as they are to compete in!!

9am Registration. 

For more information call 716-949-8295

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Little Valley Rider's Annual Labor Day Trail-Ride 2017

A portion of the line of riders
Fri, 09/01/2017 - 8:00am - Mon, 09/04/2017 - 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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#5 of 7 in the Horse Show "Battle" Series at Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds

competitors
Fri, 09/08/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 09/10/2017 - 7:00pm

This is the fifth show in a series of seven shows in the "Battle" series.  There will be three locations for the shows; at Nash Hill Equestrian Center, at D & A Performance Horses and at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds.

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2017 4-H Fall Classic Horse Show at Nash Hill Equestrian Center

previous show
Fri, 09/15/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 5:00pm

For more information or to register, please call 716-532-4295 or 716-699-2377.

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#6 of 7 in the Horse Show "Battle" Series at D&A Performance Horses

show at D&A Performance Horses
Fri, 09/15/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 7:00pm

This is the sixth show in a series of seven shows in the "Battle" series.  There will be three locations for the shows; at Nash Hill Equestrian Center, at D & A Performance Horses and at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds.

For more information on Battle 6, please call 716-481-7242.

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Grand Finale!! #7 of 7 in the Horse Show "Battle" Series at Nash Hill Equestrian Center

Nash Hill Show
Fri, 09/22/2017 - 8:00am - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 7:00pm

This is the FINAL show in a series of seven shows in the "Battle" series.  There will be three locations for the shows; at Nash Hill Equestrian Center, at D & A Performance Horses and at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds.

For more information on Battle 7, please call 716-257-5257.

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Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2017It'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

Miner's Cabin built by Gold Miner

Miner’s Cabin in Franklinville was built by a miner that returned home after making it good during the gold rush era of the west coast. The building is not a cabin either but a three story house of Queen Anne design.

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