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Events

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General ERC Membership info can be found under "MEMBERSHIP" menu. Below are all our events open to the public.  

March General Meeting
March 21st, 2024
Fellowship Hall @ Horse Shoe Community Church
3 Banner Farm Rd Horse Shoe, NC 28742
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Open Shows 2024

These shows are open to any equestrians in the community & are great for beginner riders and kids!  We have english, western, gaited, trail, lead line, costume, & game classes.  We would love for everyone to come picnic, socialize, & enjoy a full day.  Gates open @ 7:30am.  Class list subject to change until the month of show, please use program as an example of classes offered. 

 

Properly fitted helmets are REQUIRED by any rider under 18 years old, in english AND western tack.

 

Concessions, tack swap, class sponsorships, & prizes.  

 

Note the new 2024 rules & class order on program.  No refunds given for classes scratched on the day of the show.  Changes must be made at least 3 classes ahead. 

 

Pre-entries accepted by mail, *delivered* at least 7 days prior to show accepted with check or proof of PayPal payment and waiver on show day. 

 

Spectator Admission  $5 Adults, Children Under 12 FREE,  1 person per horse FREE

Absolutely NO DOGS or ALCOHOL on show grounds.

 

Click here to be a Sponsor! 

$20 Per class, $250 for a Gold Sponsorship--Various advertising opportunities

Etowah Riding Club & Davis Ranch present:

2024 Open Show Series

This is our second year partnering with Davis Ranch to present an open show series with championship classes and high point end of year awards in youth and adult divisions.

Click HERE for championship class info!

 

For our updated 2024 class list, click HERE!

Open Show
May 4th, 2024 @ Mills River Day
North River Farms 
333 N. Mills River Rd
Hosted by Davis Ranch

 

Open Show 
June 1st
, 2024 @ ERC Showgrounds
Etowah Riding Club
3802 Turnpike Rd
Horse Shoe, NC 28742
Hosted by Etowah Riding Club

Open Show
October 5th, 2024 @ ERC Showgrounds
Etowah Riding Club
3802 Turnpike Rd
Horse Shoe, NC 28742
Hosted by Etowah Riding Club

Open Show 
October 19th, 2024 @ Davis Ranch
Davis Ranch 
147 Gilbert Rd
Leicester, NC 28759
Hosted by Davis Ranch
 

 

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Educational Horse Clinics

Helms Hill Farms-Harkey Horsemanship & Etowah Riding Club

March 30th, 2024 9AM-until

This clinic will focus on show ring etiquette, good horsemanship and sportsmanship, and making sure both horse and rider are prepared for the show season to come! 

Too often the fun is taken out of showing by the stress and confusion between horses and riders, riders not pacing themselves properly in the ring, traffic jams at the gate, horse not standing in the ribbon lineup properly, and many more issues. 

Let us help you prepare yourself and your horse to be safe competitors and bring the fun back to showing!

Open to all ages and disciplines. Riders under 18 must wear helmet

Rider spots: $125/non ERC member, $100/ERC member

Auditors: $15/non ERC member, $10/ERC member

Contact Phoebe Rowan Harkey @ helmshillfarms@gmail.com for registration or with questions

Stick around afterwards for a mounted Easter Egg Hunt hosted by ERC! Bring a basket to join in the fun!

Rain date April 6th, 2024

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  • Sponsor a Class at our Open Shows!
    Sponsor a Class at our Open Shows!
    Time is TBD
    3802 Turnpike Rd
    Time is TBD
    3802 Turnpike Rd, 3802 Turnpike Rd, Horse Shoe, NC 28742, USA
    Sponsor a Class for only $15 at our 2020 Open Horse Shows! Great advertising for your local business or an "in memory of" a person or special horse! Program listing & announcement during the show!
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