Horse Events Calendar

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July 26-27, Spearfish: SL Independence Run Open 4D, or Amy Lantis 605-641-3518.

Aug. 1, Sioux Falls: Minnehaha County 4-H Achievement Days Horse Show, at W.H Lyon Fairgrounds.

Aug. 2, Watertown: Watertown Saddle Club Open Horse Show, 10 a.m. start, at Derby Downs Arena, Jean Hommel 605-881-7488.

August 2-3, Faith: South Dakota Cutting Horse Competition, NCHA approved, Faith Fairgrounds, Jacquee Daniel 402-750-7447 or

Aug. 2-3, Sioux Falls: Sioux Empire 4-H Rodeo, at W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds.

Aug. 3, Aberdeen: Aberdeen Area Horsemen’s Association Open Horse Show, 10 a.m., at Akkerman Arena on Brown County Fairgrounds, Pearl Holt (605) 229-2111.

August 8-10, Spearfish: Dash N Dance Barrel Futurity, at Seven Down Arenas,

Aug. 10, Aberdeen: Jim River Riders Open Point Horse Show, registration 8-8:45 a.m., show starts 9 a.m., at Joe Akkerman Arena, Brown County Fairgrounds, Denise (605) 622-7780 or Michelle (605) 377-3400.

August 11-12, Onida: Reined Cow Horse Clinic with 15 time World Champion and Hall of Famer Les Vogt, at Sully Co. Fairgrounds, Cheri Hill 605-222-2341.

Aug. 16, Aberdeen: Brown County Fair Open Driving and Hitch Show, 10 a.m., at Akkerman Arena, Pearl Holt (605) 229-2111.

Aug. 16, Corsica: Open Jack Pot Team Roping in conjunction with horse sales at S.D. Horse Sales, Inc., in Indoor Arena.

Aug. 16, Horse Sales, Loose Sale 10:30 a.m., Catalogue Sale 2:30 p.m., followed by Open Consignment Sale, at South Dakota Horse Sales, Inc.

Aug. 24, Webster: All American Saddle Club Open Point Horse Show, noon start time, at Day County Fairgrounds, Jessie Wik (605) 880-5522 or

Sept. 4-7, Rapid City: 5 State Breeder’s Futurity, at Central States Fairgrounds, 605-431-9480, Lana Ireland,

Sept. 14-15, Rapid City: Giddyup Open Horse Club show, 9 a.m. show time, at Rounds Arena, Central States Fairgrounds,

Sept. 18-21, Belle Fourche: Roper Rally Futurity, at Golliher Arena,, 605-641-2926,

October 3-5, Bowman, N.D.: Triple Turn Classic, at All Season Arenas Bowman Fairgrounds,

October 4-5, Rapid City: Today’s Horse West Fest 5D Barrel Race and Horse Trailer Shootout, or Maegan 605-685-4152.

If you have events for the calendar, call 605-622-2304 or 1-800-925-4100, ext. 304, or e-mail