2017 Upcoming Summer Events
For details on any of the below events, or contact her by phone at 775-969-3243.
Mid April through Mid May, 2017WESTERN HUNTING TOUR through Montana, the Dakotas, and Wyoming
Mark your calendar for a month to remember!
Saturday, May 6Hound Demonstration at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center at the Monterey Symphony Kentucky Derby Party. Horses available for lease and haul. We will stay through Monday, May 8 and can ride on the beach, relax and tour around Carmel Valley. Please RSVP asap and we welcome non riders to join us for the event and party as well. Contact Angela (see contact below) for hotel and party RSVP's, as well as livery information.
Wednesday Nights, beginning May 10thWednesday Night Adult Lessons
Beginning May 10 at 6:30 to be held every OTHER week through August 23. $25 per lesson on your horse, $50 per lesson on an RRH school master. Policy will remain as it has been - must have 5 RSVP's by the Tuesday before at 12 pm to hold the class. An email will be sent the Tuesday evening before to confirm class will be held. This is an excellent opportunity for green horses, green riders, and those who just want to have fun and learn lots!
Saturday, May 20Pacific Disctrict Hound Show at Tejon Ranch Equestrian Center.
We will haul down a pack of hounds for the bench classes and the pack class. This is a wonderful way to support our great sport and meet new faces in a non riding environment. Please join us as we travel down the beautiful sunny California for a great day with fellow foxhunters. Handlers needed at the show and prior to to prepare hounds at the kennel.
Saturday, May 27RRH Goes to the Reno Aces!!!
Let's all go support our local Reno baseball team, share some laughs and enjoy the day. The Aces will be playing the Sacramento River Cats which is the farm team for the San Francisco Giants. Please email Rogermerriam@hotmail.com to sign up for tickets. Bring your family and friends and we will have a blast!
Sunday, May 28RRH Gymkhana Event at Ross Creek
A fun filled day of games and costumes with your horses. Great prizes! Details to come soon!
Saturday, June 17RRH Polocrosse at Ross Creek
Let's try our hand at this - guaranteed to be a hoot and provide some laughs as we all learn together! Details to follow!
Saturday, June 17RRH does the Reno Rodeo!
Show starts at 7 pm. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for tickets.
Sunday, June 18 - Friday, June 24RRH Youth Camp!!
Open to riders under 18 and all levels, disciplines of riding. Day camp prices $450 with two rides a day Monday through Friday, June 19 - 23. Other acitivites such as swimming, hiking, getting to know the hounds, and arts/crafts are included. Overnight camping options are available. Please contact Angela (see contact below) for more information. $200 non refundable deposit per person due by June 1.
Saturday & Sunday, June 24-25Franktown Meadows Hunter Derby
This event has become an incredible opportunity to see great riders and horses come from all around to compete right here on our own home turf. RRH has a table for both days and seats will be available for Saturday's 3' National Derby Class on a first come, first serve basis.
Sunday's Patron's Table is held for our landowners to come and see the hounds as we parade them prior to the International Hunter Derby! Horses available for lease for the hound demonstration and we welcome help on the ground as well!
Our own Kate Doyle has volunteered again to host lunch as a tailgate so please RSVP to Angela (see contact below) if want to be included.
ALL our YOUTH riders from camp are invited to join us for this incredible day on foot or horseback and we encourage their families to attend!
Friday, June 30RRH Adult Camp Kickoff Cocktail Party on the lawn at the ranch house at Ross Creek. Adult camp participants will school in the ring, on the trails, over cross country fences, etc. twice daily from Saturday, July 1 through Wednesday, July 5. We will take a break and haul horses and hounds to the famous Virginia City for the parade and party on Tuesday, July 4. $400 per person includes all the riding, horse for 4th of July and lunches at the ranch. Boarding available if you chose to bring your own horse. RV spots also available. Lodging and dinners not included in this price.
Saturday, July 1Twilight Ride and BBQ
Everyone should come join the RRH campers and ride out to a secret location from Ross Creek to BBQ and cocktail and then hack back in the gorgeous twilight of the Nevada sky. Ride will head out at 4 and should be back around dark. $25 per person for dinner and drinks.
Tuesday, July 4Virginia City 4th of July Parade with Hounds and Horses
August ???Will Simpson Clinic and Horse Show at Ross Creek
Hopefully our ring will be up and running and we can clinic, host a show and have a landowners BBQ and Puppy party in preparation for a great 2017 - 2018 season! Details and dates to follow.
2017 Hunt Season Events
August 1Conditioning of Horses and Riders for the Season
Friday, September 8Staff Hound Exercises/Hunting Begins
8 AM. Jeans and polos acceptable*, ROSS CREEK. Hounds will go out from Ross Creek every Wednesday, Friday, Sunday with staff for two weeks through Friday, Sept 22. Time may change based on weather. Members and guests are welcome to join, but please be courteous and patient as the staff gets organized and puppies are introduced. Breakfasts will be brown bag.
Tentative, September ???Staff Joint Hunt Weekend with Huntsman and Staff Members from North Hills, Tejon, Cloudline and other hunts. More details to follow!
Sunday, September 24Cub Hunting Begins
Ross Creek 8 AM - Informal attire requested. Breakfast schedule rotation begins.
Friday-Sunday, October 6-8Hunting at the Cottonwood Ranch, O'Neill Basin, NV
Joint Meet with Big Sky Hounds, Formal Attire planned, but bring a white or red polo in case of heat!
Tentataive, October 20-22Friday - Cub hunting
Saturday - Hunter Pace and Poker Ride
Sunday - Opening Meet and Blessing of the Hounds
Friday-Sunday, November 3-5Hunting the Home Ranch, McDermitt, NV with lodging in Winnemucca, NV
Friday, December 1, 6;30 PMGayle's Holiday Party, Ross Creek Clubhouse
TBAThere will be a Pacific District Performance Hound Trial, Joint Meet and Hunter Trial for horses this season as well sponsored by the MFHA and it's new leadership to promote the development of strong hunting relationships between our "local hunts" and their membership! Details will be published as soon as dates and locations are finalized and we encourage everyone to participate in as many of these as you can!
For details on any of the above events,
or contact her by phone at 775-969-3243.
or contact her by phone at 775-969-3243.