Welcome everyone to the 2013 Bits and Spurs show season. We are looking forward to another great year. Bits and Spurs provides a great opportunity for us to get out and experience the joy of riding our horses, meeting new people and learning new things. Lots of fun classes are offered along with the chance to talk to and learn from a wide variety of judges and professionals in the horse world. Come and join us. Riders, family and spectators, all are welcome. We look forward to seeing you this summer. The show schedule and dates are as follows:
May 4, Wind River Riders Horse Show, Big Piney, WY
May 18, Hairy Horse Show, Rock Springs, WY
June 8, Sweetwater Classic, Rock Springs, WY
June 22, Fossil Country Classic, Kemmerer, WY
June 29, Flaming Gorge Classic, Green River, WY
July 6th, Bridger Valley Classic, Lyman, WY
Age groups are as follows (age as of January 1st of current year):
Walk Trot 10 & under
13 & Under
19 & Over
These shows all will offer a variety of classes with high point awards given at the end of the day for all age groups. The Bits and Spurs organization also awards great high point buckles for each class at the end of the show season. If you plan on showing, please join so you will be eligible for these prizes. Check out the rules for other requirements for qualifying for year-end awards.
Attention: The Wind River Riders 4-H Club is sponsoring a horse showing clinic with AQHA judge MARTY SIMPER on May 5th, the day following their open horse show, at the Sublette County Ag Center (Sublette County Fairgrounds). Fees will be charged for adults, but 4-H members are free. Fees are yet to be determined and will be posted when available. Please let Stuart Thompsoon know asap if you are planning on attending the clinic at phone # 307-367-2502 or 307-360-8273.
Memberships must be received before any points will accumulate, so PLEASE get them in early!!!! Don’t wait until the morning of the first show! You may not be able to use your Bits & Spurs number if you wait and this year, late fees apply if membership is received after April 15th. Think ahead & get your dues in to Dari Quirk now. Dari’s address is on the membership application, available on this website.