Island Horses
EQUINE EVENTS ON VANCOUVER ISLAND

CLUB DIRECTORY




EVENTS 2018
Events Calendar - Please email your events islandhorses@showpen.com
Note that website links can be included in the calendar of events if you are a sponsor or a club sponsor of Island Horses. Club websites are free in the club listings section only, which is  posted here below the calendar of events

April 1
Elk/Beaver Lake Equestrian Society's Used Tack Sale Sunday 10 am to 2 pm Queen's Corner - 5550 Forest Hill Road, Saanich BC (formerly Forestmere Equestrian Center) Everyone invited to participate Sellers please contact Claire to reserve your space: Claire Vessey 250 391-1790 or clairevessey@yahoo.com Members $20, Non-members $25 per space Funds raised from event go toward facility improvements at the Elk/Beaver Lake Riding Rings

April 21
Manu Mclean Dressage Clinic: Equitation Science Master Class.  Hosted by the Vancouver Island Society for Equitation Science.  Friday April 20 and Saturday April 21, 2018.  Contact vanisleses@gmail.com or Audrey Siewert 250-701-3140.  Clinic location:  Hi-Point Guest Ranch, Duncan BC.

April 22-22
Jonathan Field Course 1 Clinic at Lochside Lane Equestrian in Victoria. Spectators welcome. Tickets at the door $25/day or $60/3 days. Youths age 16 and under are free. Details at www.jonathanfield.net, call 1-888-533-4353 (toll free) or email info@jonathanfield.net

April 29
EBLES Annual Poker Ride & Trail Class at Elk/Beaver Lake Equestrian Centre Registration at 10 am, enter on day

May 5/6
Campbell River Trail Riders 2 day English Show

May 12-18
Equine Rehab Ladysmith  Equine Massage Course. Kelowna - May 19-25, Langley July 29-August 04

May 19
Campbell River Trail Riders Dressage Show

May 26-27
Campbell River Trail Riders 2 day Western Games – (Campbell river Cups for Cancer )

May 26
VIAHA Open All Breed Show of the 2018 season at the Saanich Fairgrounds. If you become a member you will be eligible for year end awards

May 27
Dressage Test Day being held at the Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds; Judge: Monique Fraser; All levels including Western Dressage welcome. Contact  Angie bigspottedpony@hotmail.com or stay tuned on Courtenay CADORA Facebook page.

June 16
Campbell River Trail Riders Western Games – (Campbell river Cups for Cancer )

June 17
HCBC show being held at the Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds; Judge: Melanie Houston. Contact  Angie bigspottedpony@hotmail.com or stay tuned on Courtenay CADORA Facebook page.

July 7-8
Campbell River Trail Riders
2 day English Show

July 14
Campbell River Trail Riders
Western Games

July 29
HCBC show being held at the Como Valley Exhibition Grounds; Judge: Jayne Essig. Contact  Angie bigspottedpony@hotmail.com or stay tuned on Courtenay CADORA Facebook page.

August 11
Campbell River Trail Riders
Western Games

August 12
Percentage day being run in conjunction with the NVIHA hunter/jumper show at the Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds. Check out NVIHA website for more info on a new versatility division. Judge: Laura Hall

August 25
Campbell River Trail Riders
Western Games

September 1-2
Campbell River Trail Riders
2 day English Show

CLUB DIRECTORY
Club information listings are Free
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If your club information has changed, please email the updates

Club Sponsorships
are $125.00 year. As a club sponsor, your website links can be activated in the calendar of events listed above, and also linked the Club Sponsor Section at the top of this page.

Back Country Horsemen of BC
Vancouver Island Chapter 5250 Island Hwy N. Courtenay V9J 1S7 John 250-338- 6789 Sharon 250-337-1818
Central Vancouver Island Chapter (CVI) contact Lynn DeVries neseeka@shaw.ca
Port Alberni Chapter, Mel Francoeur melodyfrancoeur@shaw.ca
Southern Van. Island Chapter, Ybo Plante, 250 361-6290 farmgirlbc@gmail.com
Powell River Chapter – Contact Lynn 604-487-1337 lynn.w@shaw.ca

BC Carriage Driving Society
President & Zone 6 Rep: Maureen Pearse 250 245-2683

B.C. Competitive Trail Riders Assoc
Contact Tammy Mercer 250-335-3390 or ridingforfreedomranch@shaw.ca

BC Islands Pony Club

Greater Victoria Hilary Harris hilaryharrisk@gmail.com Tina Mason masonclan@shaw.ca
Salt Spring Island Samantha Clarkson sclarkson@icloud.com
Cowichan Valley Tarka Clayton tarka@shaw.ca
P's & Q's Catherine Dempster cannedempster@gmail.com
Alberni Valley Colleen Jansma dj_yeha@hotmail.com
Comox Valley Penny Mullen dc@cvponyclub.ca
Campbell River Shannon Buck Shannon.buck@shaw.ca

BC Paint Horse Club

BC Quarter Horse Association

BC Miniature Horse Club

Campbell River Trail Riders
Campbell River Trail Riders host many English, Western, and fun events throughout the year. Contact Kathy Tipper 250-337-0021

The Cedar Horse Club meets the fourth Tuesday of every month at 7:00pm at the Cedar Heritage Centre, 1644 Macmillan Road Nanaimo (right beside the Cedar High School). Our Events include Camp-outs, Fun Rides, Beach Rides, Lectures, schooling shows and Clinics. We have something for everyone! Any additional information you need please email Cedarhorseclub@gmail.com

CHHAPS (Canadian Horse Heritage & Preservation Society)c/o Denise Beaton, Secretary, 11681 Carshill St., Maple Ridge, B.C. V2X 5P3 email: dbeaton@telus.net (604) 476-0558

Coombs 4H Horse Club
Joan Larson 250-752-0395 or joan@joanlarson.com

Courtenay CADORA
Bonnie Earle at nelson-earle@shaw.ca

Cowichan 4-H Horse Club
We meet the third Wednesday of every month but at Top Shelf Feeds Duncan. Contact Tamara hail.ceasar@live.ca

Cowichan District Riding Club
The Cowichan District Riding Club organizes a variety of shows in the Cowichan Valley throughout the year, as well as the Light Horse Show at the Cowichan Exhibition in September. For information on membership and events, or to contact the club

Cowichan Polo Club
In general, we meet at the Cowichan Exhibition grounds every wednesday and saturday evenings. Specific schedule info is on our website.

Cowichan Therapeutic Riding
Providence Farm 1843 Tzouhalem Rd., Duncan

Elk and Beaver Lake Equestrian Society
Contact: President Lara Wear parkridersunited5@gmail.com

Gabriola Horse Group
For riders of all ages and abilities For more information, call Jane Woods at 247-8033 or email pjwoods@telus.net

Garden City Horsemen's Club
Anne Bell (250) 642-3539 email gchc@shaw.ca

Harbour City Pony Club (Nanaimo)
Contact Sue Prior Phone number 250-247-0123 e-mail: priorconsulting@hotmail.com

Highlands Horse Club
The Highlands Horse Club consists of a small group of horse lovers who live and ride in Southern Vancouver Island's beautiful Highlands. We are a voice for equestrians in the Highlands, maintain the Highlands riding ring, and are involved in trail creation and maintenance. Contact Laura foxgord 250-391-9612) for information on using the ring.

Horse Council BC

Island Barrel Racing

Lower Island Equestrian Club

Metchosin Equestrian Society
Meetings are held at 7:00 pm on the 4th thursday and we meet at the Metchosin Community house. Join us for events and guided trail rides in Metchosin heidichartrand@shaw.ca

Metchosin Pony Club
Contact Anita Rados 250-727-3595 email ponyclub@farmerbranko.com

Mid Island Cadora (MICA)
For information visit www.midislandcadora.com Everybody Welcome!

Nanaimo Equestrian Association

Natural Phanatics
Victoria Natural Horsemanship Group, Contact Laura Foxgord  250-391-9612 laurafoxgord@shaw.ca

North Vancouver Island Horse Association
All Shows Held At The Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds, Courtenay.

Parksville/Qualicum Pony Club
Contact Tanya Richards at tjrd@shaw.ca

Peninsula Reining Club
The PRC hosts Rockslide, the largest annual reining event on Vancouver Island

Powell River Trail Riders
We invite people of all ages to join our Club.The Powell River Trail Riders offers opportunities for youth, adults and families to participate in shows, clinics and trail rides. Our main objective as a club is to have fun!

Provincial Wish Tral Ride
Volunteers host trail rides throughout BC to raise money for the Children's Wish Foundation BC/Yukon Chapter. Help grant a wish for a child living with a high-risk life-threatening illness by getting involved. Contact the Jenn, Island Coordinator, at (250) 537-4994 or ssiwishtrailride@hotmail.com RIDE A HORSE - GRANT A WISH

Rainbow Horse Club
Open to ALL breeds, our focus is on having FUN through open breed schooling shows and clinics.

Silver Spur Riding Club
A diverse club for all horse people the club hosts many activities including; club rides, gymkhanas and clinics. Meetings are the 1st Monday of every month at 7:30pm at the Commbs Rodeo Grounds. President: Jodie Bater tjbater@telus.net

Sooke Saddle Club
Gail Nash 250-642-4515 (Publicity) Email nashramblers@hotmail.com

SunSational Saddlebred Breeders
Meets bi-monthly in Kamloops, BC Contact: Sharron 250-828-2288

University of Victoria Equestrian Club Showing, lessons, and a fun network of horse enthusiasts! Open to all full time UVic students, all levels of experience welcome! Horses provided! Contact: uvicequestrian@hotmail.com

Vancouver Island Arabian Horse Assn

Vancouver Island Exhibition

Vancouver Island Quarter Horse Assn

Vancouver Island Saddlebred Horse Association For more information contact Doug Roe at (250)710-1517 or doug@valleyviewfarms.ca

Vancouver Island Welsh Pony & Cob Society

Norman Evans  RR2 1164 Hutchinson Road Cobble Hill, V0R 1L0 (250-743-4717)

Victoria Polo Club
Dan Pedrick dpedrick@uvic.ca

Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association
Audrey Cooper. (Executive Director)

Victoria Saanich CADORA
Claire Vessey Vice-President Victoria-Saanich CADORA. 3498 Maureen Terrace Victoria, BC V9C 3P7 (250) 391-1790 ) clairevessey@yahoo.com

Vimy Western Riding Club
Vimy Western Riding Club All breeds, all levels of experience welcome! Check out our website or contact vimyclub@gmail.com

Western Style Dressage Assn. of Central Vancouver Island Facebook group page
This club is for people interested in learning about Western Dressage and is open to everyone regardless of where you live. We honour the horse and diversity of all breeds. We value all level of riders and the partnership they share with the horse. westerndressage.cvi@gmail.com Contact person is Trish Hyatt Facebook group page