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Black Forest Saddle Club
6460 Old Ranch Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
PO Box 2182
Monument, CO 80132
IMPORTANT UPDATE - The January 28th End of Year Awards Banquet has been postponed due to postal service delivery error.
Apologies for the inconvenience.
Stay Tuned for updates on the new date.
NEW FOR 2018!!!
Performance Shows - Walk Trot classes will be split into Beginner Rider Walk Trot (All Ages) and Advanced Rider Walk Trot (All Ages)
Performance Shows - Novice class will now be All Ages
Pre-Registrations will be due Thursday at noon (prior to show weekend)
All 4h Members Will Recieve $5 off the All Day Fee
Compete in only 3 out of 5 shows to be eligible for end of year high point awars (along with volunteer hours and/or opt out fee)
BLACK FOREST SADDLE CLUB 2018 Schedule of Events
May 19th - Spring Cleaning Day (Opt Out Fee Due)
June 2nd - Performance / June 3rd - Speed
July 7th - Performance / July 8th - Speed
August 11th - Performance / August 12th - Speed
September 8th - Performance / September 9th - Speed
October 6th - Performance / October 7th - Speed
Rain Dates: October 27th and 28th
In addition, there will be weekly shows to be held every other Thursdays starting this summer. Check out the Weekly Practices Tab for more information.
***HARD COPY OF PARENT/GUARDIAN SIGNATURE REQUIRED IN SHOW OFFICE PRIOR TO START OF EACH SHOW ***
Every contestant under the age of 18 must have the signatureof his parent or legal guardian on a hard copy of the entry submission in the show office prior to the start of the show in order to participate in the show. For insurance reasons, no exceptions will be made to this rule.
If you pre-register, but cannot get to the show office before the show starts to sign the form, print out the appropriate Registration Form for your show, sign, and have your child bring the signed form and entry fees to the office prior to the start of the show.
2018 Summer Buckle Series Overview
(For detailed information, see the "Standing Rules" tab.)
From June through October, the BFSC holds a Summer Buckle Series for equestrians and their horses of all breeds, ages, and skill levels to compete in a friendly environment. The Summer Buckle Series consists of a Monthly Performance Show and a Monthly Speed Show. There are also Thursday Night Practice Shows every other Thursday evening (dates coming soon).
Points from Monthly Showsandthe Thursday Practice Shows are accumulated towards year-end awards.
The Performance Shows offer professionally judged classes in: - Halter - English - Showmanship - Western - Trail
The Speed Shows offer timed races in:
- 75 up and Back
- Poles - Flags - Keyhole
Classes are divided based upon the age/skill level of the rider:
- Beginner Rider Walk-Trot (All Ages)
- Advanced Rider Walk-Trot (All Ages and trainers are permitted in this Division)
- Novice (All Ages)
- 13 & Under
- 19 & Over
- Open (Trainers are permitted in the Open Division only along with any other age group)
You can find the show bills for the Monthly Performance Show and the Monthly Speed Show here on our website. Awards and ribbons are given at the monthly shows. Belt buckles are awarded at our Year-End Awards Banquet for the various overall high point and reserve champions for the season. In order qualify to win a buckle, you must complete your service hours and have competed in 3 of the 5 monthly shows.
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The Black Forest Saddle Club strives to provide a friendly and enjoyable atmosphere where families and friends can gather together for horse shows, gymkhanas, clinics, trail rides, and good old fashioned socializing!
The club is beautifully located in the Black Forest, just north of Colorado Springs, where you can enjoy the outdoors and a great view of Pikes Peak and the Front Range.
As a family-friendly venue, we prohibit all use of tobacco and alcohol on our grounds.