2024 Calendar & Events

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

2024 Events

 

Horse Shows

Feb 11, 2024 —Valentines Horse Show (for jumping students/boarders only)

Entry deadline Jan 15. Form

 

Christmas Horse Show for boarders and lesson students Sunday December TBA.  Entry deadline Nov 15. 

 

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).  Some horses available for those that don’t lease to lease for the day for $40. 

 

Colchester Ag Society (show entry fees cheaper with Col Ag membership, no other memberships required).  Open Fun Shows at Fultonvale Outdoor Arena, trailering $20, coaching $20.  Enter all classes you want as you can’t add there.

English/Jumping/Western/Gymkhana: Sunday May 5 & Sept 15, 2024 

— Colchester Ag Society Jumper Schooling Show Sunday June 9, 2024

— registration forms are on www.colchesteragsociety.org 

 

Shadowlands Jumper Schooling Show Sunday May 26—only AEF required.

 

Hastings Lake Pleasure Horse Association Fun Show and Gymkhana June 23.  Trailering $30, coaching $20, ~$50 day fee.  Form

 

Shamrock Hunter/Jumper Shows at Riverfront (west of Edm) Sunday March 17, April 14, May 12, June 16, July 14, 2024.  AEF memberships required and flu/rhino & vaccines for horses that riders will have to pay ahead. 

 

Extreme Stables Dressage and Jumper 3 day show (Ponoka) Aug 9-11, 2024, camp, hotel or drive out daily.  Also some fun classes, BBQ, etc.  Students must do a summer lease or have their own horse to attend.

 

Cooking Lake Saddle Club Horse Shows at Fultonvale—May 12 and June 16, AEF required, must own/lease to attend as Lisa will be at Riverfront same day.

 

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 experienced older lesson students and boarders with us on day trail rides in the Edmonton area when the weather cooperates, some weekdays and Sundays.  Watch for sign-up sheets on barn whiteboard and our facebook trail ride group.  Limited trailer spots available if you don’t have your own trailer and only some lesson horses are suitable to lease for the day if required. 

 

Overnight Camping Trips May Long Weekend and Summer Trips will be posted on facebook trail ride group or email Lisa for more info.  AEF memberships required & your own tent or camper.  Riders must have been on our day trail rides prior to attending.  *We can haul 2nd trailer for most trips if 4-6 horses for $200-300/horse depending on location.  Some of the younger lesson horses can be leased for these trips for $25/day plus shoes $180 if required.  Cubes/hay $5/day.

 

*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 group lessons (listed as flat or jump) or other booking on calendar below between 8am-10pm.  Ok to ride around private/semi-private lessons.  Monthly haul-in fee of $200+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 end of October through April at 630pm.  Arena is open at 6pm for warm up.  We run monthly sorting and penning clinics some Sunday mornings/afternoons for new horses/riders.  Fill out form to get on email list for future clinics, and submit form for current clinics.  Practice cost is $25 for 4 runs sorting/penning (max 30 riders).  Clinic cost is $50 (max 15 riders).  If you don’t board with us please add a $20 haul in fee/horse.  

Please submit form a to sign up ahead and we will let you know if we are full already or need to cancel due to weather or low numbers.  Go to our "Edmonton Area Cattle Penning Sorting" facebook group for more info.  Pictures below.  Video of practice  Please note that cattle will not be hauled in if daily high Saturday is colder than –15 degrees Celcius.  We do have some suitable lesson horses than we are willing to lease to experienced current lesson students only. 

 

Group lessons and arena bookings are on calendar.  Private lessons are not listed as most are not every week and boarders/leasors/haul ins can ride around them. 

Events of interest to clients but not at Paints-Plus, or not using arena, only upstairs, are in green.  No riding around events in pink. 

+ Paints-Plus Equine Center +

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

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

Paints-Plus Polocrosse practices are open to boarders, leasors and haul-ins for those that want to compete or just play for fun.  Join “Paints-Plus Polocrosse” facebook group for more information and practice dates/times.  Also listed on calendar above.

Text Box: July Schedule
Text Box: August Schedule

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

July 28

 

July 29

 

July 30

330-430 flat

 

 

July 31

 

530-630 flat

630-730 jump

Aug 1

 

 

2

 

3

4

 

5

 

6

430-530 flat

630-730 flat

7

 

530-630 flat

630-730 jump

8

130-230 flat

330-430 jump

630-730 jump

 

 

9

 

10

11

 

12

Camp

10-3

13

Camp 10-3

630-730 flat

14

Camp 10-3

15

7-12 farrier

130-230 flat

330-430 jump

630-730 jump

16

230-430 flat

17

18

 

19

 

20

430-530 flat

630-730 flat

21

 

530-630 flat

630-730 jump

22

130-230 flat

330-430 jump

630-730 jump

23

230-330 flat

24

25

 

26

27

 

630-730 flat

 

28

 

530-630 flat

630-730 jump

29

 

30

 

31

 

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

 

 

 

 

 

June 28

June 29

June 30

July 1

2

 

630-730 flat

 

530-630 flat

630-730 jump

4

 

130-230 flat

330-430 jump

5

 

230-330 flat

6

7

 

8

 

9

430-530 flat

630-730 flat

10

530-630 flat

630-730 jump

 

11

130-230 flat

330-430 jump

630-730 jump

12

230-330 flat

 

13

14

 

15

Camp 10-3

16

Camp 10-3

630-730 flat

17

Camp 10-3

18

7-12 farrier

130-230 flat

330-430 jump

630-730 jump

19

230-330 flat

20

21

 

22

Camp 10-3

23

Camp 10-3

630-730 flat

 

 

24

Camp 10-3

 

25

130-230 flat

330-430 jump

630-730 jump

 

26

230-330 flat

27