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

April General Meeting

Our April meeting will be held in conjunction with our Earth Day Workday at ERC show grounds. Our Earth Day Workday starts at 10 AM and the meeting will be held at noon. 

April 22nd, 2023



Open Shows 2023

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 2022 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:

2023 Open Show Series

This is our first 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 2023 class list, click HERE!

Open Show
May 6th, 2023 @ Mills River Day
North River Farms 
333 N. Mills River Rd
Hosted by Davis Ranch


Open Show 
June 3rd, 2023 @ ERC Showgrounds
Etowah Riding Club
3802 Turnpike Rd
Horse Shoe, NC 28742
Hosted by Etowah Riding Club

Open Show
October 7th, 2023 @ ERC Showgrounds
Etowah Riding Club
3802 Turnpike Rd
Horse Shoe, NC 28742
Hosted by Etowah Riding Club

Open Show 
October 21st, 2023 @ Davis Ranch
Davis Ranch 
147 Gilbert Rd
Leicester, NC 28759
Hosted by Davis Ranch



Educational Horse Clinics

Helms Hill Farms-Harkey Horsemanship

April 15th, 2023

Riding With Your Seat

A clinic to focus on rider balance, proper seat and leg position, seat and leg cues, coordination and timing. All disciplines, breeds, and ages welcome! This clinic is open to the public and a portion of the proceeds benefit ERC.

Riding Spots-$125

Audit- $25

Please email for registration info

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ERC Car & Truck Show

May 20th, 2023

10 am @ ERC show grounds

Join us for the first annual car and truck show benefiting the Etowah Riding Club. The club has been in operation and proudly serving the community since 1966. All funds raised will go back into this non-profit organization and allow us to continue offering educational opportunities as well as community equine events. All vehicles welcome with a registration fee of $20. Trophies will be awarded by participant choice, along with door prizes! 

Rain Date: May 27th

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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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