Please verify that the date and time are correct before making plans to attend any of the listed events that are not GVRDC events. If you have any additions/corrections to the calendar, please contact Mary Delton.
Sunday
March 18
GVRDC and Leg Up Stables Jumper Show - Download Flyer
Saturday
January 13
GVRDC Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon at the Yard of Ale - 3226 Genesee St, Piffard, NY 14533. Cost is $25.00 per GVRDC member, $35 for non-member unless you join at the meeting. NOTE: Social hour begins at 11:30, luncheon at NOON. RSVP by Jan 8th and send checks to: GVRDC, PO Box 499, Geneseo, NY 14454 or bring to meeting.
Saturday
February 3
GVEC's 28th Annual Winter Horse Health Seminar at Wheatland Chili HS, Scottsville, NY, 8 am until noon - Free admission. For more info, go to gvequine.com.
Saturday, Sunday
March 31, April 1
Annual gymnastics clinic with Carol Kozlowski. Introductory thru Training levels on Saturday and/or Sunday. To sign up, Download a flyer.
Friday, Saturday
April 13, 14
Certified horsemanship Association Region 5 riding instructor conference at Houghton College Equestrian Center.  Check website and then click on "EVENTS" for registration form and contact info.  Conference is open to the public.  Lunch is included in the registration fee.
Saturday
April 14
GVRDC "Intro to Carriage Driving" Clinic at Mothersfield Farm, Avon, NY from 9 am- 3 pm. Download more info. Entry Form.
Sunday
April 15
Cobblestone Equestrian Center Eventing Dressage Test Clinic. Join us for an interactive discussion and demonstration of the new 2018 Eventing Dressage tests with Leonie Fernandes and Sandy Hider. Download a flyer and entry form.
Saturday
April 21
Meet the Hounds! Saturday, April 21st at the GVH Kennels, 3954 Roots Tavern Rd - noon. Download a flyer.
Saturday
April 28
Houghton College Spring Hunter-Jumper show.  Prize list and entry form online at website. Click on "EVENTS"
Sunday
April 29
Carriage House Saddlery (in Trumansburg, NY) Spring Combined Test.  More info and entry form on website. There will be Intro through Novice levels and additional dressage tests will be offered.
Wednesday
May 2
GVRDC Meet and Greet at Mendon Ponds Park at the Southview Shelter from 5-7 pm. Come meet the organizers of the club, learn about it's activities and enter to win GVRDC bucks. Bring a friend and a dish to pass. More info here.
Thursday
May 3
GVRDC dressage auditing clinic at Wehle Farms. Learn about the new Eventing dressage tests from the judges perspective. Also, new this year: Driving Dressage Demo and Grand Prix Dressage Demo. Sign up and Pay on-line
Saturday
May 5
Houghton College/WNYDA Challenge Series Dressage schooling show, Judge: Gale Wolfe (L grad. & USDF Gold Medalist).  Go to website and then click on "EVENTS"
Saturday
May 5
Orleans County Boots & Saddle Club sponsored Spring Swap “N” Shop from 10 am - 2 pm. Auction at 11 am (auction donations welcome). Refreshments, Prizes, Raffles. General Admission: $1 per person, Vendor Admission: $10 per vendor. Location: 679 Bangs Road, Churchville, NY 14419. Contacts: (585) 293-3163 or (585) 362-5990.
Saturday, Sunday
May 5,6
Michael Page Jumping Clinic at Cobblestone Equestrian Center, Mendon, NY. For more info, contact Nancy, 585-218-9996 (H) or 585-259-5384 (C) Entry Form
Saturday
May 12
GVRDC Dave Minteer Desensitization Clinic, Bloomfield, NY. More info on Clinics page. Entry Form.
Saturday, Sunday
May 12, 13
Centered Riding Clinic with Susan Kelley, level 3 clinician at Big House Stables, 17 Avon Rd, Geneseo, NY 14454. For more info and Registration forms, go to website, download flyer, or contact Susan at (585) 507-3397.
Sunday
May 13
GVRDC Combined Test at Lehman Farms. For questions, contact the Organizer - Karen at (716) 462-7015. Entry Form.
Saturday, Sunday
May 19, 20
GVRDC "Land Safe" Clinic at Mothersfield Farm, 4444 Hogmire Rd, Avon, NY. $325 for GVRDC members, $350 for non-members. For more info, download the flyer.
Saturday
May 19
Chestnut Ridge Spring Combined Test and Dressage Show. For more info and Registration forms, go to website or contact Sue Williams at (716) 772-2707/2957.
Sunday
May 20
Carriage House Saddlery (in Trumansburg, NY) Spring Horse Trials.  More info and entry form on website. There will be Intro through Novice levels and additional dressage tests will be offered.
Sunday evening - Friday
May 20 - 25
Houghton College Equestrian Center:  Certified Horsemanship Association riding instructor certification clinic; earn certification as an instructor in English (with or without jumping) and/or western.  Go to website and click on Events for registration form and further info.   Check www.cha-ahse.org for information on clinic format, certification levels, etc.
Wednesday
May 23
3rd Annual GVRDC 5K Event! Come join runners and riders for a fun, 5K run around the beautiful Geneseo Valley. To sign up, go to this link and download a flyer.
Sunday
May 27
GVRDC workday for Spring Event! Meet at the stabling area at Hideaway a Farm, 10am- 3 pm, light refreshments/ drinks provided. Please bring week whackers if available. Look for GVRDC sign, Meet at stabling, do NOT make path in field driving back there. Even a few hours morning or afternoon will be a huge help & get your volunteer hours finished early in season! Contact Carol if you can come, or text (585)317-6906. Thanks everyone!
Monday
May 28
POSTPONED
New date TBD
GVH Schooling at Nations Farm 2-5 pm $45 for GVH, GVPC and GVRDC members. $50 for all others. mthornegvh@gmail.com for questions. No motorized vehicles allowed. Park on Nations road and do not block traffic. Do not tie horses to your trailer on the road side for any reason.
Tuesday
May 29
IDHS Hunter Pace, Batzing Farm, Caledonia, NY. Hilltoppers, Adult Optimum, Junior Optimum, and Fastest Time. For more info, download the flyer.
Friday, Saturday
June 1, 2
Houghton College/USDF/USEF  Spring Dressage I & II competitions, Judges: Christel Carlson (S), from WA and Agnieszka Majewska (S & FEI***) from FL & Poland.
Contact secretary, Kathy Grisolia. Prize list on www.wnyda.org.
Sunday -
Tuesday noon
June 3-5
Houghton College dressage clinic with FEI*** clinician Agnieszka Majewska.  See website and click on "EVENTS" to register, or contact Larissa for more information.
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Sunday
June 3
GVRDC Spring Horse Trials. Intro, Novice, and Novice-Training divisions only. For entry information, go to Spring Horse Trials.
Saturday
June 9
GVRDC Cross Country Schooling at Horse Trials grounds, from 10 am - 2 pm. Parking will be on north side of Roots Tavern Rd and do not tie horses on road side of trailer. $45 for GVRDC, GVH and PC members, $50 for all others. Only the INTRO- NOVICE courses will be open, no Training or Prelim jumps available for this schoolings. Contact Carol, 585-317-6906. Volunteers are needed.
Download the Release and bring it with you to the schooling.
Sunday
June 10
GVH Hunter Pace - 8 am Oxbow Lane/South Avon Rd, Geneseo, NY. $35 presale/ $40 day of Hunter Pace. For more information, email or download a flyer from GVH website.
Tuesday, Wednesday
June 12, 13
GVRDC Clinic with Selena O'Hanlon. Contact Nancy with any questions.
Entry Form.
Wednesday
June 13
GVRDC Cross Country Schooling at Horse Trials grounds, 4 - 7 pm. Park on north side of Roots Tavern Rd, absolutely no tying of horses on road side of trailer, we've had complaints of impeding traffic.
$35 GVRDC, GVH and PC members, $50 non-members
All riders must be accompanied, either another mounted person or ground person.
Only the INTRO - NOVICE courses will be open, no Training or Prelim jumps available for this schoolings Contact Carol, 585-317-6906. Volunteers are needed.
Download the Release and bring it with you to the schooling.
Saturday, Sunday
June 16, 17
Centered Riding Clinic with Susan Kelley, level 3 clinician at Big House Stables, 17 Avon Rd, Geneseo, NY 14454. For more info and Registration forms, go to website, download flyer, or contact Susan at (585) 507-3397.
Sunday
June17
Cohocton Hunter Pace and Timed Trail Ride Series. Download a flyer with all the details and/or contact Vicki at (585) 727-1431 or email Donna with any questions.
Sunday
June 17
Carriage House Saddlery (in Trumansburg, NY) Summer Fox and Hound Jumper Derby.  More info and entry form on website. There will be Intro through Novice levels.
Tuesday
June 19
GVRDC Twilight Dressage. Volunteer Scribes and Stewards are needed. Contact Rikki at (760) 668-4404 or email.
Saturday
June 23
Annual Derby at Engleside Stables. For more information and entry forms, go to website.
Tuesday
June 26
IDHS Hunter Pace, Batzing Farm, Caledonia, NY. Hilltoppers, Adult Optimum, Junior Optimum, and Fastest Time. For more info, download the flyer.
Saturday
June 30
Volunteer Work Day to set-up for GVRDC Firecracker Derby at Hideaway Farm, 9am till noon or until finished. For more info, contact Lindsay.
Sunday
July 1
GVRDC Firecracker Derby - Volunteer help is needed during the Derby so contact Lindsay if you can help.
Monday
July 2
GVRDC Tear Down from Firecracker Derby - Volunteer help is needed 5 - 7 pm to clean up from the Derby. Contact Lindsay if you can help.
Wednesday - Friday
July 6 - 8
Great Lakes Carriage Classic will be held in Clinton, Ontario. A three day pleasure show with dressage, breed and specialty classes. Other info and prize list available on the club website.
Saturday
July 7
GVRDC Volunteer work day to paint jumps for the August Horse Trials, 10AM-2PM. We'll be painting/staining cross- country jumps so people should wear "painting clothes". Drinks and snacks provided! For this workday, please contact Carol K via text/call: (585) 317-6906.
Sunday
July 8
Inverness Farm GVH Hunter Pace - 2957 Simpson Rd, Caledonia, NY.
PARK ONLY ON NORTH SIDE OF RD!!! Do not BLOCK RD
$40 per rider, teams of two or more, 9 am - 3 pm. For more information, email or download a flyer from GVH website.
Tuesday
July 10
GVRDC Twilight Dressage. Volunteer Scribes and Stewards are needed. Contact Rikki at (760) 668-4404 or email.
Saturday
July 14
Fox Run Equestrian/WNYDA Challenge Series dressage schooling show, East Aurora.  Alicia Rosenblatt, secretary.
Saturday, Sunday
July 14, 15
Genesee Valley Hunt USEA recognized horse trials. Contact Kathleen.
Saturday
July 21
GVH Cross Country Schooling on Nations Road, 2-5 pm, weather permitting. Contact Marion.
Saturday
July 21
USEF/USDF Recognized, WNYDA Summer Dressage Festival I at Houghton College Equestrian Center, Judges: Lisa Hyslop El-Ramey (S), FL & Donald Barnes (S) ON
Kathy Grisolia, Secretary,  kgrisolia@aol.com.   Prize list on www.wnyda.org
Sunday
July 22
USEF/USDF Recognized, WNYDA Summer Dressage Festival I at Houghton College Equestrian Center, Judges: Lisa Hyslop El-Ramey (S), FL & Donald Barnes (S) ON
Kathy Grisolia, Secretary,  kgrisolia@aol.com.   Prize list on www.wnyda.org
Saturday
July 28
Leg Up Stables Intro Event. Entry fee: $110, due by July 21. Download the flyer and entry form. Other questions, call Kim Sanford (585) 739-5925, or email legupstables@gmail.com.
Sunday
July 29
Cohocton Hunter Pace and Timed Trail Ride Series. Download a flyer with all the details and/or contact Vicki at (585) 727-1431 or email Donna with any questions.
Sunday
July 29
Carriage House Saddlery (in Trumansburg, NY) Summer Horse Trials.  More info and entry form on website. There will be Intro through Novice levels and additional dressage tests will be offered. Entries due by July 25.
Tuesday
July 31
IDHS Hunter Pace, Batzing Farm, Caledonia, NY. Hilltoppers, Adult Optimum, Junior Optimum, and Fastest Time. For more info, download the flyer.
Saturday
August 4
WNYDA Challenge Series Dressage Show and Chestnut Ridge Combined Test. For more info and Registration forms, go to the website or contact Sue Williams at (716) 772-2707/2957.
Saturday, Sunday
August 4, 5
Centered Riding Clinic with Susan Kelley, level 3 clinician at Big House Stables, 17 Avon Rd, Geneseo, NY 14454. For more info and Registration forms, go to website, download flyer, or contact Susan at (585) 507-3397.
Sunday
August TBA
GVRDC work day for upcoming event. Volunteers needed. Times TBA.
Tuesday
August 14
GVRDC Twilight Dressage. Volunteer Scribes and Stewards are needed. Contact Rikki at (760) 668-4404 or email.
Saturday, Sunday
August 18, 19
GVRDC, USEA recognized Fall Horse Trails. Divisions: Beginner Novice, Novice, Training, and Preliminary. There will NOT be an unrecognized Intro Division as there is a separate date for the Intro horse trials. Contact person TBA.
Sunday
August 19
First ever Dressage Show at the NY State Fair! Download the flyer.
Wednesday
August 22
CANCELLED
GVRDC Cross Country Schooling at Horse Trials grounds. 4 - 7:30 pm. $45 for GVRDC, GVH and PC members, $50 for all others. Only the BEGINNER NOVICE — PRELIM courses will be open, no INTRO jumps available for this schooling. Email Carol, or text 585-317-6906 if weather looks iffy. Download the Release and bring it with you to the schooling. Volunteers are needed. Every rider must be accompanied either by someone on horseback or ground, must wear protective vest and armband, and have signed waiver (release).
Saturday
August 25
GVRDC Cross Country Schooling at Horse Trials grounds, 10 am - 2:00 pm. $45 for GVRDC, GVH and PC members, $50 for all others. Parking will be on north side of Roots Tavern Rd and do not tie horses on road side of trailer.
Only the BEGINNER NOVICE — PRELIM courses will be open, no INTRO jumps available for this schooling. Email Carol, or text 585-317-6906 if weather looks iffey. Download the Release and bring it with you to the schooling. Volunteers are needed. Every rider must be accompanied either by someone on horseback or ground, wear protective vest and armband, waivers signed.
Sunday
August 26
City View Equestrian Hunter/Jumper Show. Hunters start at 9 and Jumpers not before 2 pm. For more info, go to the website.
Sunday
August 26
GVRDC, Intro, unrecognized horse trials. More info here. Volunteers are needed.
Tuesday
August 28
IDHS Hunter Pace, Batzing Farm, Caledonia, NY. Hilltoppers, Adult Optimum, Junior Optimum, and Fastest Time. For more info, download the flyer.
Saturday
September 1
GVRDC Cross Country Schooling at Horse Trials grounds, 10 am - 2:00 pm. $35 for GVRDC, GVH and PC members, $50 for all others. Parking will be on north side of Roots Tavern Rd and do not tie horses on road side of trailer.
All levels of jumps are available for this schooling. Email Carol, or text 585-317-6906 if weather looks iffey. Download the Release and bring it with you to the schooling. Volunteers are needed. Every rider must be accompanied either by someone on horseback or ground, wear protective vest and armband, waivers signed.
Sunday
September 2
Exmoor Eventing Labor Day Derby on Sunday, September 2 - starting at 9 AM.
Contact Kathleen for more information or go to www.exmooreventing.com
Saturday
September 8
Chestnut Ridge Saddle-Up for Roswell Horse Trials and Dressage Show to benefit Roswell Park Cancer Institute. For more info and Registration forms, go to the website or contact Sue Williams at (716) 772-2707/2957.
Saturday
September 8
Friends of Otter Creek are hosting their 3rd Fun Ride on the Otter Creek Horse Trails. Find more info on their website.
Saturday, Sunday
September 8, 9
Centered Riding Clinic with Susan Kelley, level 3 clinician at Big House Stables, 17 Avon Rd, Geneseo, NY 14454. For more info and Registration forms, go to website, download flyer, or contact Susan at (585) 507-3397.
Saturday
September TBA
Volunteer work day to set up for Driving Show.
Saturday, Sunday
September 8, 9
GVRDC 35th Annual Driving Show with Dressage, Cones, and Cross Country. To be held at Hideaway Farm, Geneseo, NY. Volunteers are needed.
Saturday
September 8
GVRDC Annual Members and Volunteers Picnic. To be held i conjunction with the Driving Show at Hideaway Farm, Geneseo, NY. Please RSVP Danny or call 315-945-8118 by 9/1.
Sunday
September 16
Cohocton Hunter Pace and Timed Trail Ride Series. Download a flyer with all the details and/or contact Vicki at (585) 727-1431 or email Donna with any questions.
Sunday
September 16
Carriage House Saddlery (in Trumansburg, NY) Fall Fox and Hound Jumper Derby.  More info and entry form on website. There will be Intro through Novice levels.
Tuesday
September 18
IDHS Hunter Pace, Batzing Farm, Caledonia, NY. Hilltoppers, Adult Optimum, Junior Optimum, and Fastest Time. For more info, download the flyer.
Saturday
September 22
GVH Opening Meet The Homestead Geneseo, 7:30 am
Saturday
September 22
Houghton College Horse Trial, Combined Test and Dressage competition at Houghton College Equestrian Center, Houghton NY. For more information, go to website. and click on "EVENTS" for entry form.  Contact Larissa, manager/secretary for more info.
Sunday
September 23
GVRDC, 7th Annual Trail Trial at Booth Farm. Volunteers are needed. Call, email, or text Jannah, 585-703-5966. More info on the Trail Trial Page.
Sunday
September 23
Bristol Hills Pony Club Poker Run at old Stuart Horse Trials grounds. Download flyer.
Sunday
September 30
IDHS Hunter Pace, Batzing Farm, Caledonia, NY. Hilltoppers, Adult Optimum, Junior Optimum, and Fastest Time. For more info, download the flyer.
Saturday
October 13
Volunteer Work Day to set-up for GVRDC Pumpkin Derby at Hideaway Farm, 9am till noon or until finished. For more info, contact Lindsay.
Saturday
October 13
GVH Races on Nations Rd, Geneseo, NY, 10 am. For more info go to website.
Sunday
October 14
City View Equestrian Jumper Finale. For more info, go to the website.
Sunday
October 14
Carriage House Saddlery (in Trumansburg, NY) Fall Horse Trials.  More info and entry form on website. There will be Intro through Novice levels.
Tuesday,
October 16
GVEC -After School Youth Short Course: "Tools Vets Use"
presented by Mandi Beckmann, DVM, GVEC 2018-19 Intern, 4:00 - 5:30 pm at the Clinic. The fee for the course is $8 and light refreshments will be served. Please call us at (585) 889-1170 to reserve a space. For more info, go to gvequine.com.
Saturday, Sunday
October 20, 21
Mendon Pony Club Clinic with Daniel Stewart at Bristol Hills Farm & Stables,
Canandaigua, NY 14424. Download the flyer which includes the entry form and release.
Sunday
October 21
GVH Hunter Pace - 8 am Geneseo, NY. $35 presale/ $40 day of Hunter Pace. For more information, email or download a flyer from GVH website. Do not tie horses to your trailer on the road side for any reason. 
Saturday
October 27
Chestnut Ridge Halloween Schooling Dressage Show featuring Musical Costume Classes. For more info and Registration forms, go to website or contact Sue Williams at (716) 772-2707/2957.
Sunday
October 28
NEW DATE
GVRDC Pumpkin Derby at Hideaway Farm - Volunteer help is needed during the Derby so contact Lindsay if you can help.
Sunday
October 28
Cohocton Hunter Pace and Timed Trail Ride Series. Download a flyer with all the details and/or contact Vicki at (585) 727-1431 or email Donna with any questions.
Saturday
November 3
Mothersfield Annual Barn sale, 10 am till 2 pm at Mothersfield , 4444 Hogmire Rd, Avon, NY. Questions: 585-226-6787 or 585 317-6906. Download a flyer.
Wednesday
November 7
GVEC - Short Course: "Guidance for New Horse Owners"
presented by Sarah Pell, DVM, GVEC Associate Veterinarian. 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Clinic. The fee for the course is $8 and light refreshments will be served. Please call us at (585) 889-1170 or email us to reserve a space. For more info, go to gvequine.com.
Tuesday
November 13
GVRDC "Charmed by Charity" event to benefit the club at Alex and Ani's in Victor, NY, 5:30 - 7:30 pm. More info on Fundraising page.
Saturday
December 1
Houghton College Christmas Fun Show: one entry fee per horse and rider combo for the whole day, covers all classes except the jumper stakes and barrel race stakes.  Go to website and click on "EVENTS" for more info.

Calendar of GVRDC-Sponsored and other Local Events for 2018

page last updated 10/22/18