We are aiming to make May the Horse be With You your first place to visit when looking for horse shows and events in New Mexico and the surrounding area. We are only as good as you folks are in letting us know your events.   Thanks!

Just a heads up that the last NMDA schooling show of the year is November 12th at Cherry Tree Farm. The oh-so-qualified Karin Lencyk will be judging. Also those that are aiming for year end awards know that the applications need to be postmarked by the 15th….there’s a scramble after just showing in the 12th!

Save the date: NMDA’s awards party is planned to be held January 13th. Hopefully their website will be updated soon with more information.

The AQHA World Show is coming up November 2nd -18th. You can watch it streaming on https://www.aqha.com/shows/world-show/.

Maureen Mestas is hosting a clinic at her beautiful farm located in La Cienega (just outside of Santa Fe) November 24th through the 26th. You can find links on the calendar page here. Rachel Saavedra DRESSAGE CLINIC;Hell Canyon Farm in Santa Fe, NM

Rachel is a USDF faculty member and well known throughout the country as one of our preeminent FEI dressage riders and trainers.  She has been a mentor to many professionals and amateurs around the U.S.  Rachel is also well-respected as a clinician whose riding philosophy and training standards are regarded as world-class.  Rachel and her students are often at the top of the podium for Champion, Reserve Champion and top ribbons at all levels.  Rachel holds many championship titles in California and throughout the U.S. at CDI, USDF/USEF and other top-ranking shows. As a clinician and USDF trainer faculty, she is known for her clear communication, easy manner and making learning for both horse and rider fun! Western riders, event riders, and anyone who wants to ride better are welcome!! Each 50 minute lesson $150 (includes rider dinner with Rachel 25 November). Auditors Welcome!  $10 per day

We found a GREAT “local” blanket laundry and repair at Desert Sky Ranch. Heather is a no nonsense person that knows just the right thing to help your horse blankets last longer and stay clean. We had a great e-mail from her:

“All of my pricing is online here:http://thedesertskyranch.com/service/horse-blanket-repair-laundry-services/

I will also call you if I think a blanket isn’t worth being repaired and let you make the decision, so there’s no wasting money. Feel free to call me 505-859-2979 when you want to mail or drop off.” Thanks in advance Heather!

Santa Fe’s HIPICO is the place to be this summer with all sorts of events……the jumping series run through out the summer: https://www.hipicosantafe.com/

Interested in  Western Dressage in New Mexico? There is a new website produced by a few enthusiasts that are hoping to help every one that is interested know more about Western Dressage events around the area. Check it out and sign up for their newsletter:  www.WDANM.org.