September 2016 - What's Happening
Written by CRM
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 20:16

California Riding Magazine Event Calendar

Foxfield Fall Season: Sept. 25 & early October

Foxfield’s special fall show season is underway starting Sunday Sept. 25 with the 49th Annual Fall Horse Show. San Fernando and Los Angeles hunter/jumper association, PCHA, Rosewood and Foxfield medal classes are on the docket and Andrea Meek and Stacie Ryan are on the tap as judges.

Saturday Oct. 8-9 it’s the Foxfield Medal Finals and the Foxfield Jumping Derby, two days of amateur and junior competition that are many riders’ favorites. Friendly competition, lovely prizes and the venue’s beautiful, family-friendly atmosphere are all part of the attraction for participants and spectators.

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Horse Heritage Festival & Ride & Stride: Sunday, Oct. 16 in San Marcos

Pony rides, a petting corral, pumpkin patches, crafts and frontier games are all part of the Twin Oaks Valley Equestrian Association’s annual event benefiting the Walnut Grove Park in San Marcos, where it takes place. The day’s demonstrations include Jeffrey Hedgecock with his jousting and skill-at-arms activities; trick training with Jody Childs and the Poway Valley Vaulters, plus other horse-oriented activities.

The three-mile Ride & Stride welcomes mounted and unmounted participants for a walk or trot through the area’s peaceful trail system, including a poker game to benefit the park. Dogs welcome!

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