R.K.E. Calendar of Events 2017
Continuing Education !!!! A requirement for all RKE Instructors and a huge benefit to all of our Intermediate and Advanced students. In 2017 we will be offering/attending Dressage clinics both on and off site.
February (4 &) 5 - Planning on attending on only the 5th. Robert Dover Clinic. Rosenberg, Tx. A wonderful opportunity to observe an Olympic level equestrian both riding and teaching. For information (713) 412-8726. Auditing $90, both days $180 . Instructors and Advanced students are welcome to attend.
February 18, 19 - Mary Wanless Clinic. Whispering Farms, Prosper, Tx. Instructors and Advanced Students, there will be Auditing fees.
March 3 - 5 - Emerald Classic in Katy Tx at Great Southwest Equestrian Center.
March 10 - 11 Spring Break for Lufkin area schools. Weather permitting we will be offering a "Camp" for our dedicated young riders.
April 6-9 - Texas Rose Classic in Tyler, Tx at the Tyler Rose park.
April 22 - RKE Spectacular Schooling Show. At RKE in Lufkin, Tx. With Pam Grace judging. All of RKE's students from very beginner to advanced will be participating. Area equestrians are also invited.
April 23 - Clinic with Pam Grace at RKE Equestrian Center in Lufkin, Tx. RKE Advanced students may participate. All auditors are welcome. For more information, contact Ruth Keeling-Holt (936) 635-6614
April 27-30 - HDS Spring Classic in Katy Tx at The Great Southwest Equestrian Center
May 20 - Ride-A-Test with Pam Grace at RKE Equestrian Center in Lufkin, Tx. Intermediate and Advanced students. Intermediate and Advanced students
May 21 - Clinic with Pam Grace at RKE Equestrian Center in Lufkin, Tx. For more information contact Ruth Keeling-Holt (936) 635-6614 . Advanced students ... all auditors are welcome.
May 29 - Lufkin area school release for the summer
June 9 - 11 HDS Summer Show in Katy, Tx at The Great SouthWest Equestrian Center.
June 12 - 16 Summer Camp #1 at RKE Equestrian Center in Lufkin, Tx.
June 26-30 Quadrille Camp at RKE Equestrian Center in Lufkin, Tx.
July 10-14 Summer Camp #3 at RKE Equestrian Center in Lufkin, Tx.
July 14 - 16 Windy Knoll Dressage Show in Magnolia, Tx
July 24-28 Summer Camp # 4 at RKE Equestrian Center in Lufkin, Tx.
September 22-24 Texas Rose Classic in Tyler, Tx at the Texas Rose Horse Park.
August 21 - Lufkin area School resumes.
October 5-8 Region 9 Championships in Katy, Tx at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center.
November 11 RKE Fall Schooling Show at RKE Equestrian Center in Lufkin, Tx
December 25 - Merry Christmas
January 28 - Part #1 - Review of Dressage test Principles and Test riding strategies. All Intermediate and Advanced students' planning on competing this spring should attend. 2:00 - 4:00 Pm at Ruth's house. (Rain or Shine)
February 4 - Part #2.- On foot practice Of Dressage Tests. Practicing strategies without our horses. All interested intermediate and Advanced students. 2:00 - 4:00 Pm at RKE Equestrian Center.
February 12 - Part #3 - Mounted practice of Dressage tests. Applying test riding strategies while riding your horse. All interested Intermediate and Advanced student. 2:00 - 4:00.
Jan 28, Feb 4, Feb 12. : To begin our spring show season we will be offering a three part series for our Intermediate and Advanced students. We will be covering Dressage tests and levels, competition strategies, and required attire. Each session is from 2:00 - 4:00 on Saturday afternoons of Jan 28, Feb. 4 and Feb. 12. Interested riders are encouraged to attend all three sessions.
Recognized Dressage competitions for RKE Instructors and Advanced Dressage students.
Summer Camps, Clinics and Special Events for Intermediate and Advanced students
Schooling Shows and Summer Camps for Riders of all levels. Beginners very welcome
September 16 : TSDS Schooling Show. Holly Hill, Benton LA
June 3 : TSDS Schooling Show. Holly Hill, Benton LA
May 6 : TSDS Schooling Show. Holly Hill, Benton LA