Kalkaska Horse Project

Kalkaska Horse Project


Our January 2021 edition of Saddle Up! Magazine is now available. This issue features our Annual Membership Drive for horse associations and trail riding groups. Happy New Year! https://issuu.com/saddleupmagazine/docs/jan2021sumagweb?fr=sZDM5NDI1ODc4MTY&fbclid=IwAR1JciR6NRyvdKTlScPJzQRmF7Ey3XvczzxiYpX4XcBZyFraB3QVgKnfBHo
The December 2020 edition is now available. Make sure you check out pages 39-42 where we celebrate Michigan, Ohio and Indiana Youth! https://issuu.com/saddleupmagazine/docs/dec2020saddleupweb?fr=sNjYyNzEzMDYxMDE&fbclid=IwAR1SnnIQyPs67Irae3MDdzTcOKpR_knwmEuZjdrEGRz42V-c1bXeYLh5D84
The November 2020 edition of Saddle Up! Magazine is here! Enjoy the read and please share it with your friends!
I , nor my plus 1 , will not be able to attend tomorrow β€˜s dinner after allπŸ˜” sorry for the late notice!! Hope it is a success!! Thank you!
Enjoy the October 2020 edition of Saddle Up! Magazine. Please, share it with your friends!
Enjoy the September 2020 edition of Saddle Up! Magazine. Winners of our Summer Writing Contest are on pages 16-21. Congratulations to everyone that have placed!
Here is an article in the Leader and the Kalkaskian News paper in the horse projects earlier days its on Page 7B
Enjoy the August 2020 issue of Saddle Up! Magazine. Don't forget to share!
The June issue of Saddle Up! Magazine is here. Enjoy the read, and don't forget to share!
Are the June shows Pre-Entry only, or can we sign up upon arrival as we used to do?
Enjoy the May 2020 issue of Saddle Up! Magazine. We are devoted to equestrians in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. Share it with your friends!
Please enjoy our April 2020 edition of Saddle Up! Magazine! Don't forget to share it with your friends!

The purpose of the Rocking Horse Arena is to promote enthusiasm for equine related activities for riders of all ages in Kalkaska and the surrounding communities.

[01/07/21]   Happy New Year everyone! Here are the dates for 2021! 🐴🐎

5-18-21 Speed
5-25-21 Pleasure
6-1-21 Fun Show
6-8-21 Speed
6-15-21 Pleasure
6-22-21 Speed
6-29-21 Rain Date
7-13-21 Speed
7-20-21 Pleasure
7-27-21 Speed
8-3-21 Pleasure
8-10-21 Speed
8-17-21 Fun Show
8-24-21 Speed

Here are pictures from the Banquet! Thank you to everyone who participated and supported our shows this season and we hope you all had a great Thanksgiving! πŸ¦ƒ

[10/12/20]   We just want to mention some nice auction items at the KHP banquet... a load of 22 A gravel - value $300.00 and a beautiful western art sketch donated. If you know what item you will be bringing please send us a message so we can start a list. We look forward to seeing you Sunday!

[10/02/20]   REMINDER: please RSVP by end of day today 10/2/20 if you will be attending the banquet and the number of people coming with you. The banquet will be on 10/18/20 at 1 pm at the Kalkaska Moose Lodge. Please bring an item for the auction and it will be $3 a person to attend. Hope to see you there! πŸ΄πŸŽπŸ†

[09/14/20]   If you have a lead line qualifier please send us a message. Thank you!

[09/08/20]   Update: the taco bar was to complicated with COVID restrictions so we will be having spaghetti instead! 🍝

End of year banquet will be Sunday, October 18th at 1 pm at the Kalkaska Moose Lodge. Due to COVID we will not have everyone bring a dessert to share this year but there will still be tacos and desserts provide by KHP! Since we had some extra costs this year on food it will be $3 a person to attend and we need your RSVP by Friday, October 2nd! Please comment your RSVP below! Thank you for a great season and please share! πŸŽπŸ΄πŸ†πŸŽŸ

Here are the 2020 speed show points! Those that are highlighted qualified for year end awards. To qualify you needed to attend 4 of the 7 shows. Congratulations it was a great season! Please keep checking the page for banquet info!

[09/01/20]   Last speed show of the season is tonight! Also, if you ordered a shirt and haven’t picked up yet please do so tonight as we won’t hold them until next year if others want to buy them. See you tonight! πŸŽπŸ˜ƒ

[08/25/20]   If you ordered a shirt please pick up by the next show as it is the last show for the season next Tuesday 9/1/20. Please send us a message if you ordered a shirt and still plan on getting it. Thanks!

Here are the updated speed show points!

Come out Tuesday night and enjoy some fun with the whole family! Depending on how many people we have the potential games are listed here. See you Tuesday! πŸŽπŸ΄πŸ˜ƒ

Here is the 2020 pleasure show placings! Everyone did a great job this year. Don’t forget there is a fun show next Tuesday and still 2 speed shows left!

Here are the updated Speed Show points. Remember you need to be a member and go to at least 4 shows to qualify for year end. Those highlighted have already qualified. See you at the speed show on Tuesday πŸ˜ƒπŸŽ

[08/05/20]   If you didn’t pick up your shirt tonight please pick up and pay next Tuesday at the speed show. They will be in the booth! Thanks!

Here is the trail and showmanship patterns for tomorrow! Also there are two pattern classes one for English and one for Western. The pattern classes may not be done at all but the judge wanted them posted just in case. See you tomorrow night! πŸ™‚

Here are the updated pleasure show points! Last one is this coming Tuesday! The ones who are highlighted have already qualified for year end awards based on show count. Remember to qualify you must be a member and attend 3 of the 4 shows. See you Tuesday! πŸ΄πŸ˜ƒ

Here are the patterns for the show tomorrow!

Update: last chance to order shirts will be at the show tonight! You can also comment here with what size you want. If you ordered a shirt and are coming to the show tonight you can pay for it at the booth. Thanks! πŸ˜„

We had a lot of people asking about t-shirts so we decided to do an order for this year. If you would like a shirt please comment your size by next Tuesday 7/21 as we will be placing an order the following day. They will be $20.

Here is a reminder for when the show dates are! Also, the June 23rd speed show make up date is September 1st. πŸ™‚

[07/06/20]   Photos taken at the last speed show πŸ™‚πŸŽ

We would like to thank another one of our sponsors, Clint Belcher Agency - Farm Bureau Insurance! If your looking for a new insurance company give them a call!

Here are the updated speed show points. Have a wonderful 4th of July weekend! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ΄πŸŽ†πŸŽ‡

Here are the Pleasure show points from the last 2 shows. Remember to qualify for year end you must have a current membership and ride at 3 of the 4 shows. πŸ΄πŸ˜ƒ

Arena looks beautiful this morning! Show starts at 10 am this morning. $600 added in the open!

We want to give a shout out to our buckle sponsors for this year! Thank you for your support! 🐴❀️

[06/25/20]   Update: make up show date will be September 1st πŸ™‚

We are looking at rescheduling the speed show in place of the August 18th fun show or moving it to September 1st. What is your preference? Please comment below!πŸ‘‡

[06/23/20]   Show update: Due to all the rain the speed show is cancelled for tonight! We will post a rescheduled date soon!

NBHA show next weekend! Dash Race after barrels on Saturday with $1000 added!

Update: Dash race will be 3D payout and there is no non member fee! Also entry fees are cash only.

Our volunteer winner for the show tonight was our announcer Diann Vipond! Thank you Boardman Bath and Brush for the gift certificate donation! 🐾🐢

[06/16/20]   Reminder for show tonight: Trailer parking is on the left hand side of the drive way when you come in.Also please leave space behind the newer barn as that is where our trail class is. See you tonight!

Kalkaska Horse Project

Here are the showmanship patterns for tomorrow night. Also just posting the KHP rules and list of classes for those that may be new. We will have forms at the booth tomorrow for you to fill out. If your able to pay exact cash amount so there is less handling of money is preferred. Also in trail class if you want to wear disposable gloves to open the mail box and work the gate that is fine and won’t get marked down. Remember to social distance! See you all tomorrow! πŸ΄πŸ˜ƒ

This will be the trail pattern for the show on Tuesday! Also, we are going back to normal entries and no longer taking any pre entries. Please enter at the show like normal!

Also a reminder about attire. You must have a collared shirt or KHP t shirt. 18 and under must wear a helmet. See you Tuesday! 🀠


Kalkaska June Speed Twilight


Here are some photos from the Tuesday night speed show!

clients.mariedaniellephotography.com Photo collection by Marie Danielle Photography

[06/08/20]   Just a reminder you can enter at the show and park yourself but be mindful of distancing yourself please! Spectator parking is on the right hand side so horse trailers need to stay on the left side of the driveway (north side). We will also have drinks only available for sale at the booth (pop, water and οΏΌ gatorade for $1).

We are need of gate volunteers as a couple of our usual helpers are bailing hay and unavailable to help tomorrow. Please let us know if you can be there! Each show night our volunteers are entered in a drawing to win a gift certificate to a local business!

See you all tomorrow! 🐎🐴🀠

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