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  2015 Calendar of Events

If you have dates for 2015 events, please forward them to Lori at calendar@bdctclub.com

so we can get them on our calendar. 

We would like to strategically schedule our two schooling shows around the other big events in the area. Thanks for your help with this! 

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January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August September - October/Nov/Dec

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January

January 3:      5th Annual Winter Open Horse Show to Benefit Gallatin County 4-H youth horse projects. Contact Amy for details. summithorsehobo@gmail.com  or Facebook group "Summit Show Management".

January 10-11:     Jil Walton jumping clinic, all levels - Holloway's Pretty Good Horse Barn. Contact Melissa for details. 406-599-9955sutherngrace03@yahoo.com

January 17:      Tack Swap 9am-3pm. Eagle Mount indoor arena. Contact Dana (406) 579-8396 or Tracy (406)548-1525 for details.

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February

February 14:      Wild West Winter Fest. Gallatin County Fairgrounds. 

February 16:      Buck Brannaman Clinic 9am-4pm. MSU Bob Miller Pavilion. Audit $20 adults/$10 students. 

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March

March (date TBA) - Allison Smith at PGHB to teach a jumping clinic. Contact Meggan Holloway for information. good horses@live.com
March 3 BD&CT Meeting.  All members welcome.  11 a.m. upstairs in the Co-op coffee shop.

March 15 BD&CT Club event.  Rider Biomechanics lecture. Free for members & guests...so bring a friend to learn more about BD&CT.   Located at the Bozeman library.   1:30-3:30pm.

March 27-29 - MT Back Country Horseman’s State Convention in Hamilton, MT. Contact danthemanmarsh@gmail.com for more information.

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April

April 7  BD&CT Meeting.  All members welcome.  11 a.m. upstairs in the Co-op coffee shop.
April 9-12 - Stephany Fish dressage clinic at PGHB - Contact Meggan Holloway (goodhorses@live.com) for information and to register
April 12th:  BD&CT Fix-A-Test Day Holloway's Pretty Good Horse Barn, Bozeman Judge/instructor: Stephany Fish. Contact Claire Silvey/BDCT (csilvey2013@yahoo.com) to enter. Entry Form Click Here
April 12  Flying Colors Mini-event Missoula Equestrian Park www.missoulaequestrianpark.or/flyingcolorsminievent.html  For more information or if you would like to volunteer, please contact Drue Kerns 406-240-3667 snowyhorses@hotmail.com
17-19 Red Rock Hounds Three Forks Meet | BSH Hunt Ball/Joint Meet. Montana Horses. 9700 Clarkston Rd, Three Forks. More info: www.montanahorses.com/Red_Rock_Hounds_Foxhunt.html 
April 18 BD&CT CLUB EVENT Lunging Demo & Workshop with Gayla Edwards. Located in Bozeman at the Cottonwood Creek Lipizzan stables at 6364 Toohey Rd. Free for members. Contact Gayla for details. 406-587-4535.
April 18-19:    Paul Belasik Dressage clinic. Get ready for show season. Come And join us in Lolo for a fun and educational weekend. Paul is a well respected instructor, trainer and author on the subject of classical dressage. Please contact Peggie at 406-370-6891

April 25-26  Tom Orway Dressage & Stadium clinic Holloway's Pretty Good Horse Barn Contact Meggan for more information at goodhorses@live.com

April 25-26 "Rhythm and Balance" Jumping Clinic with Allison Smith-Heidemann at White Aspen Ranch, Billings. Contact Emily at 698-9646.
April 26 - Combined Test (derby if weather permits) at PGHB to benefit Storm Castle Pony Club - Judge: Tom Ordway. Contact Sandra Germann (sandra.germann@gmail.com) or Leslie Harrison (leslie.harrison01@gmail.com) for entry information.
April 29-June 3, 2015 Small Acreage Management Course. Location: MSU Campus—Animal BioSciences Building Room 138. Date: Wednesdays April 29—June 3 and one on site tour TBA Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Price: $60. To register or for more information please contact the MSU Extension—Gallatin County office by Calling 388-3213 or emailing gallatin@montana.edu 

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May

May 2-3:   Jutta Schott Clinic. All lessons are private for 45 minutes. Located in Billings, MT at the Ruble indoor arena, private facility. Contact Sheila Ruble for details. squarebutte@outlook.com or (406) 245-2366.
May 2-3:    Arrowhead Clinic - Billings, MT. www.arrowheadhorsetrials.com
May 3:     MHJA show in Bozeman. Kountz Arena. Contact Amy for details. summithorsehobo@gmail.com or Facebook group “Summit Show Management”
May 5  BD&CT Meeting.  All members welcome.  11 a.m. upstairs in the Co-op coffee shop.
May 9-10:  John Camlin Clinic Show Jumping and Cross Country $250 clinic, $35 stall Contact Kurstie Hammel at kurstie@rebeccafarm.org  John is an advanced level horse trainer and a 4* riding coach. For more information on John, visit www.caberfarm.com
DATE CHANGED TO MAY 17th:   May 10, 2015 BD&CT Event: RESCHEDULED. Rider Biomechanics Lecture & Unmounted Excercise Class presented by Karen Ososki. Wonderful, informative clinic - we have the large conference room at the library so bring a friend and let's fill it up! Contact Claire at csilvey2013@yahoo.com   OR check out the flyer on our facebook page with info! Public is welcome!
May 22-24 CLINIC  Dressage, Stadium and Cross Country Jumping Clinic with SARA MITTLEIDER. Location:  Sapphire Shadows Farm, Corvallis, Montana (for stadium and dressage lessons) and the Missoula Equestrian Park (for cross country lessons on Sundays).  Please contact Anne Ward for more details. Anneward1@aol.com or 406-370-1194
May 23 - Virginia City Poker Ride. Contact danthemanmarsh@gmail.com for more information. Gallatin Valley BCH.
May 23-24:   MHJA Show Rebecca Farm, Kalispell www.montanahunterjumper.org
May 29-31 - Ellen Eckstein dressage clinic at PGHB. Contact Darcy Minter (darcyminter@gmail.com)
May 30, 2015 MHJA Show in Bozeman at Tri-H. Quality overnight stabling available. Contact Amy for details. summithorsehobo@gmail.com   or Facebook group “Summit Show Management”

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June

June 2  BD&CT Meeting.  All members welcome.  11 a.m. upstairs in the Co-op coffee shop.
June 6 - Gallatin Valley BCH National Trails Day. Garnet Mountain, Gallatin National Forest. Contact: danthemanmarsh@gmail.com for more information.
June 6-7:      USEA Arrowhead Horse Trials - Billings, MT. www.arrowheadhorsetrials.com
June 8-10 CLINIC Greg Best Clinic at Heart K in Livingston. Two spots still available! Auditors welcome $25/ day. Contact Alia for details.  (406) 498-0135
June 12-13:       USDF Sage Creek I & II - Sage Creek Equestrian Center. Contact Susan Jero for details. (801) 254-9107dressageshowsue@aol.com . www.sagecreekequestrian.com
June 13  Flying Colors Mini-event Missoula Equestrian Park www.missoulaequestrianpark.or/flyingcolorsminievent.html  For more information or if you would like to volunteer, please contact Drue Kerns 406-240-3667 snowyhorses@hotmail.com
June 13-14, 2015 John Saint Ryan Clinic. Sleeping Willow Ranch, Stevensville, MT. He works with horses and riders in every discipline, all all levels with a focus on bridging natural horsemanship techniques, classical riding and research with Academic Education. Offering group clinic rides, Equine Science Seminar, Auditing and Private Lessons. Contact Shannon Thompson. 406-363-8389, happyhovesmt@yahoo.com   for more info.
June 13-14:      Jutta Schott Clinic. All lessons are private for 45 minutes. Located in Billings, MT at the Ruble indoor arena, private facility. Contact Sheila Ruble for details. squarebutte@outlook.com   or (406) 245-2366.
June 13-14:      USDF Annual Spokane Sport Horse Father's Day Dressage Classic I & II- Spokane Sport Horse Farm. Contact Christel Ann Carlson for details. (509) 993-6786Ccarlson@spokanesporthorse.comwww.spokanesporthorse.com
June 19-21:      Cowboy Dressage Clinic at the Montana Festival of the Horse, Metrapark, Billings. www.metrapark.com
June 20-21:  Rebecca Farms MHJA Show Rebecca Farm, Kalispell www.montanahunterjumper.org

June 27th:   BD&CT Club Combined Training Schooling Show Location in Bozeman, TBA

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July

July 3-5 CLINIC Dressage, Stadium and Cross Country Jumping Clinic with SARA MITTLEIDER. Location: Sapphire  Shadows Farm, Corvallis, Montana (for stadium and dressage lessons) and the Missoula Equestrian Park (for cross country lessons on Sundays).  Please contact Anne Ward for more details. Anneward1@aol.com or 406-370-1194
July 7  BD&CT Meeting.  All members welcome.  11 a.m. upstairs in the Co-op coffee shop.
July 11 - Gallatin Velley BCH Poker ride at Bridger Bowl. Contact danthemanmarsh@gmail.com for more information.
July 11 -12:  John Camlin Clinic Show Jumping and Cross Country $250 clinic, $35 stall Contact Kurstie Hammel at kurstie@rebeccafarm.org  John is an advanced level horse trainer and a 4* riding coach. For more information on John, visit www.caberfarm.com
July 11-12 - Powder Basin Horse Trials at Camplex, Gillette, WY - USEA recognized, Intro-Prelim/training. See USEA website for omnibus listing and entry form

July 11-12:      USDF 16th Annual Spokane Sport Horse Casual Qualifier I & II - Spokane Sport Horse Farm. Contact Christel Ann Carlson for details. (509) 993-6786Ccarlson@spokanesporthorse.comwww.spokanesporthorse.com

July 15-19:      Gallatin County Fair

July 22-26 - The Event at Rebecca Farm - FEH/YEH, novice through CCI*** Go spectate and volunteer and learn a ton!

DATE CHANGE TO JULY 31- AUG 2:  George Morris Clinic - Larkspur Farm in Kalispell.  Bryna 406-249-2620

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August

August 1 - 2:  TWO DAYS, BD&CT Club Combined Training Schooling Show Location Tri-H in Bozeman.
August 4  BD&CT Meeting.  All members welcome.  11 a.m. upstairs in the Co-op coffee shop.

Aug 7-9:      George Morris Clinic - Holloway's Pretty Good Horse Barn. Contact Meggan for details. goodhorses@live.com

August 7-9:   MHJA Benefit show Located in Missoula www.montanahunterjumper.org
Aug 8-9:      USDF 8Th Annual Spokane Sporthorse Breeders Classic & 20Th Annual Spokane Sporthorse Dressage Spectacular I & II - Spokane Sport Horse Farm. Contact Christel Ann Carlson for details. (509) 993-6786Ccarlson@spokanesporthorse.comwww.spokanesporthorse.com
August 22 MHJA double judged show in Bozeman at Tri-H. Quality overnight stabling available. Contact Amy for details. summithorsehobo@gmail.com   or Facebook group “Summit Show Management”.
August 28-29, 2015 Tom Ordway Dressage & Stadium Clinic. Holloway’s Pretty Good Horse Barn. Contact Meggan for more information at goodhorses@live.com 
August 29-30:     Jutta Schott Clinic. All lessons are private for 45 minutes. Located in Billings, MT at the Ruble indoor arena, private facility. Contact Sheila Ruble for details. squarebutte@outlook.com  or (406) 245-2366.

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September

Sept 1  BD&CT Meeting.  All members welcome.  11 a.m. upstairs in the Co-op coffee shop.
September 5  Flying Colors Mini-event Missoula Equestrian Park www.missoulaequestrianpark.or/flyingcolorsminievent.html  For more information or if you would like to volunteer, please contact Drue Kerns 406-240-3667 snowyhorses@hotmail.com
Sept. 17-20:      EQUUS International Film Festival & Equine Conference, Missoula. Contact (406) 880-0683 for details. www.equusinternationalfilmfestival.com
Sept 18-19 - Stanton Farm Horse Trials, Deary, ID - USEA recognized, Into -Training. See USEA website for omnibus listing and entry form.
September 19 BD&CT CLUB EVENT History and Demo ride of the Lipizzans with Gayla Edwards. Located in Bozeman at the Cottonwood Creek Lipizzan stables at 6364 Toohey Rd. Free for members. Contact Gayla for  details. 406-587-4535.
September 25-27 CLINIC Dressage, Stadium and Cross Country Jumping Clinic with SARA MITTLEIDER. Location: Sapphire Shadows Farm, Corvallis, Montana (for stadium and dressage lessons) and the Missoula Equestrian Park (for cross country lessons on Sundays).  Please contact Anne Ward for more details. Anneward1@aol.com or 406-370-1194

September 26-27:     Jutta Schott Clinic. All lessons are private for 45 minutes. Located in Billings, MT at the Ruble indoor arena, private facility. Contact Sheila Ruble for details. squarebutte@outlook.com  or (406) 245-2366.

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October

Oct 6  BD&CT Meeting.  All members welcome.  11 a.m. upstairs in the Co-op coffee shop.
 

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November

Nov 3  BD&CT Meeting.  All members welcome.  11 a.m. upstairs in the Co-op coffee shop.
 

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November

Dec 1 BD&CT Meeting.  All members welcome.  11 a.m. upstairs in the Co-op coffee shop.
 
 

Please note the "?" indicating possible date changes.  For corrections and/or additions, e-mail calendar@bdctclub.com  or call Lori at 406-580-6505