Events Calendar - Please email your events firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Bonny Bonnello Clinic at Country Lane Stables
Supple Equestrian Somatics Level I - held in Duncan at Duncan Wellness Centre. 10 am – 12 noon. Comfortable mats provided Somatics is a movement modality that can help you be more fluid and comfortable as you ride.In this workshop you will learn gentle effective movements to help you decrease muscle tension and pain, improve joint mobility and muscle flexibility while creating a balanced musculoskeletal position. It will help you be more effective at providing aids and making subtle shifts in the saddle that will make your riding more effective and daily activities more comfortable. Suitable for any riding discipline. You will receive a booklet of the gentle effective Somatic movements so you can use them as self-care to be more comfortable and effective in your riding. Instructor – Violet Reynolds, RMT, CASE, RDYT 500 . If you register by October 30th pay $ 35. After the fee is $45. To register phone 250 748-6600
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Supple Equestrian Somatics Level I - held at Breathing Space Yoga Studio in Brentwood Bay . 3 – 5 pm Somatics is a movement modality that can help you be more fluid and comfortable as you ride.In this workshop you will learn gentle effective movements to help you decrease muscle tension and pain, improve joint mobility and muscle flexibility while creating a balanced musculoskeletal position. It will help you be more effective at providing aids and making subtle shifts in the saddle that will make your riding more effective and daily activities more comfortable. Suitable for any riding discipline. You will receive a booklet of the gentle effective Somatic movements so you can use them as self-care to be more comfortable and effective in your riding. Instructor – Violet Reynolds, RMT, CASE, RDYT 500 . If you register by October 30th pay $ 50 After the fee is $65. to register phone 250 746-0377 or email email@example.com Bring a mat or sleeping bag so that you have enough padding to comfortably lay on the floor. Wear layered clothing to ensure you are warm.
Riders, come join members of the Silver Spur Riding Club in the annual toy ride through Parksville. Muster at the Ballenas High School parking lot (Pym Road) for 11:30 am, ride out at Noon. All parade savvy horses welcome, that means, comfortable in traffic, large groups of horses, glittery sparkly things, wind, wagons, pavement and anything else that pops up.
3rd Annual Customer Appreciation Days at the Trading Post Feed and Tack. Draws, Prizes, discounts, great food and fun.
Across from Nanaimo Airport in Cassidy.
VIAHA General Meeting, at 7pm. Kingburne Farm, Cobble Hill
Equine Massage Therapy Course May 14-20, 2016 Ladysmith, BC Learn from a teacher with over 25 years of massage experience. In this intensive 7 day course, you will can learn how to massage a horse. Whether you wish to learn this valuable skill for your own horses or start a career in equine massage therapy, this course offers the knowledge and hands on practical skills to work with horses. Massage, lymphatic drainage, common behavior issues with physical origins, increasing circulation to the hoof, health check, stretches, deep fascia release techniques and so much more. See web site for all course details: equinerehab.ca Sidonia McIntyre, R.MT., C.E.M.T., C.C.P.
Equine Vertebral Realignment Course Ladysmith, BC Learn how to adjust without the use of mallets. In this intensive 5 day class. Learn the anatomy of the bones and joints, assessment, proper hand placement and technique for adjusting. Learn from a teacher who was taught by the person who literally wrote the book on animal adjusting (Dr. Daniel Kamen - author of: The Well Adjusted Horse, Dog and Cat). Prerequisite is either the equine massage course or equivalent. See web site for all course details: equinerehab.ca Sidonia McIntyre, R.MT., C.E.M.T., C.C.P
Club information listings are Free.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Port Alberni Chapter, Mel Francoeur email@example.com
Southern Van. Island Chapter, Ybo Plante, 250 361-6290 firstname.lastname@example.org
Powell River Chapter – Contact Lynn 604-487-1337 email@example.com
B.C. Competitive Trail Riders
Contact Tammy Mercer 250-335-3390 or firstname.lastname@example.org
BC Islands Pony Club
Susan Harrison phone 250 416-0094 Pony Club branches: Metchosin, Salt Spring Island, Cowichan Valley, Arrowsmith, Comox Valley, Parksville/Qualicum, Cedar Rose Pony Club Center
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 Last 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 Cedar_horseclub@yahoo.com
CHHAPS (Canadian Horse Heritage & Preservation
Society)c/o Denise Beaton, Secretary, 11681 Carshill St., Maple
Ridge, B.C. V2X 5P3 email: email@example.com (604) 476-0558
Comox Valley Pony Club
Contact Kama Antaya 250-337-1956
Coombs 4H Horse Club
Joan Larson 250-752-0395 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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
In general, we meet at the Cowichan Exhibition grounds every wednesday and saturday evenings. Specific schedule info is on our website.
Cowichan Valley Pony Club
Rhonda Scheiber. 250 743-2402, of email@example.com
Cowichan Therapeutic Riding
Providence Farm 1843 Tzouhalem Rd., Duncan
Gabriola Horse Group
For riders of all ages and abilities For more information, call Jane Woods at 247-8033 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Garden City Horsemen's Club
Anne Bell (250) 642-3539 email email@example.com
HarbourCity Pony Club (Nanaimo)
Contact Sue Prior Phone number 250-247-0123 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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 email@example.com
Metchosin Pony Club
Contact Anita Rados 250-727-3595 email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mid Island Cadora (MICA)
For information visit www.midislandcadora.com Everybody Welcome!
Missouri Fox Trotting Horse Breed Assn.
Smooth Gaited Trail & Show Horses. "To ride one is to own one." Local contact or demo Bob or Trinet Vancouver Island B.C. (250-743-2207)
Nanaimo South Pony Club
A new club organized especially for Cedar, Yellowpoint, Cassidy, South Wellington and South Nanaimo families! Active members between 6 and 21 welcomed. Interested adult volunteers are also most welcome! Please e-mail email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 722-2955
Victoria Natural Horsemanship Group, Contact Laura Foxgord 250-391-9612 email@example.com
North Vancouver Island Horse Association
All Shows Held At The Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds, Courtenay.
Parksville/Qualicum Pony Club
Contact Tanya Richards at firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com
Arabian Horse Assn
Vancouver Island Appaloosa Horse Club
All-Breed Horse Show Series 2004 April 4 May 16 June 27 July 18 Sept. 12 Beaver Lake ring. Enter on the day.
Vancouver Island Exhibition
Vancouver Island Quarter Horse Assn
Vancouver Island Saddlebred Horse Association For more information contact Doug Roe at (250)710-1517 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Vancouver Island Welsh Pony & Cob Society
Norman Evans RR2 1164 Hutchinson Road Cobble Hill, V0R 1L0 (250-743-4717)
Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association
Sue Colgate (Executive Director) at 778-426-0506, PO Box 412, Brentwood Bay, BC, V8M 1R3 email email@example.com
Victoria Saanich CADORA
Claire Vessey Vice-President Victoria-Saanich CADORA. 3498 Maureen Terrace Victoria, BC V9C 3P7 (250) 391-1790 ) firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com Contact person is Trish Hyatt Facebook group page