Equestrians trot out to tons of horse happenings, as November rolls along. The second weekend of the month teems with horse training clinics, open shows, horse lover socials, tack sales, and even a holiday horse parade.
Popular horse events run from Thursday, November 7, through Monday, November 11..
The Veterans Day holiday stretches the weekend, making room for more equestrian activities.
As usual, participants and spectators are advised to call horse show and event venues ahead to confirm times and other details. Last-minute changes and cancellations may occur.
Snap up these show bills and flyers for top Midwestern horse highlights occurring during the second weekend of November.
A Martin Black Horsemanship Clinic goes on at Karmik Acres, in Woodstock, Illinois, from November 7 to 10.
In Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the Kirkwood Community College Student Saddle Club holds a horse show from November 8 to 10.
Cal Middleton leads a Western Dressage Clinic on November 9 and 10 at The Paddock, in Truro, Iowa.
The New Dressage Association’s Northeast Chapter sponsors a clinic with Erin Chelstrom on November 9 and 10 at Someplace Special Ranch, in Marinette, Wisconsin.
Bighorn Ranch holds a Benefit for Cidney Lloyd, an injured equestrian, on November 9 at Wild Horse Saloon, in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
The Annual Holiday Horse Parade steps off in Oregon, Wisconsin, on November 9.
Also on November 9, Chase Valley Ranch opens its Winter 2013/2014 Ropings Saddle and Awards Series in DeKalb, Illinois.
The Southern Kettle Moraine Horse Trail Association’s 2013 Holiday Gala is set for November 9 at Ivan’s on the Square Restaurant, in East Troy, Wisconsin.
Four Winds Equestrian Center, of Salem, Wisconsin, presents a Basic Animal Communication Class with Rebecca Moravec on November 10.
The Menomonee Falls Saddle Club sets up shop for its 25th Annual Holiday Tack Sale on November 10, at the Hartford Town Hall, in Hartford, Wisconsin.
Also on November 10, High Pines Farm offers its Annual Potluck and Fun Day in Montello, Wisconsin.
In Kewaunee, Illinois, a Fall Equine Seminar, titled “Why Trail Ride? Can Any Horse Be Trail Ridden?” takes place November 11 at the Black Hawk East Ag Arena.
You can find lots more regional equestrian event listings at Mane Dates: Horsing Around in the Upper Midwest.)
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