Check in for the clinic and show on Friday 6/24 will be in the horse show office building. Saturday 6/25 and Sunday 6/26, the show office will be located in the announcer's booth in the Equidome (in close proximity to the exhibitors).
Check out with the office when you are done showing to ensure accuracy of classes entered and your bill. Please let us know if you are leaving your stall and/or RV spot early.
All horses entering the grounds must be accompanied by documentation of Equine Influenza Virus and Equine Herpes Virus (Rhinopneumonitis) vaccinations within six months prior to entering the show grounds. Horses not in compliance with this rule may be asked to leave the show grounds.
All out of state horses must have a current Coggins (EIA) and Health Certificate.
Draws and placings will be updated in real time as entered by the office staff. Access the online show headquarters via the link below
Point Calculations for High Points will be updated in real time as entered by the office staff. Access the High Point spreadsheet via the link below.
Saturday/Sunday - 6/25-6/26:
Danger Dingo Photography will be onsite to photograph the exhibitors Saturday & Sunday!
Classroom session free for registrants! Mix & match clinic sessions! Attend one or all day! Clinicians will switch off classes between sessions 1&2.
Join us for WCRH's first show in LA County! We are kicking off our season right with a 2-Day ranch horse show with buckles for everyone division and a division for every level of horse and rider! We have also thrown in three Ranch Rail Stakes classes - Open, Amateur and 'Never Won a Buckle' with great prizes, sashes and a jackpot. We are offering Top Hand High Point awards including custom chinks, a saddle and a buckle. We have daily high points and circuit awards too! Medals through 8th for all classes and lucky exhibitor prizes! Too much to list here. See below for full award list and be sure to preregister by Sunday 6/22 at 11:59pm!
Join Gary Roberts & Michael Damianos for the Judge's Perspective Clinic Day on Friday, June 24th starting at 8am! There is a free classroom session covering the basic of the ranch classes and scoring. The clinicians will switch off for sessions 1 & 2 to help participants optimize performance in ranch riding, ranch rail and ranch conformation. The clinic day will end with a ranch trail session. (See flyer above)
XIT Western Production is bringing a sale of quality ranch horses and prospects to the Celebration! Preview & Sale Schedule -Wednesday June 22nd & Thursday June 23rd 8:00am- 8:00pm- Horses Arrive
Friday June 24th 2022
Preview horses 8:00am to 5:00pm
8:00am - Horse check in and Sift
10:00am-Conformation Class 12:00pm- Trail Course 3:00pm- Freestyle 6:30pm - Sale time * Horses will start arriving Wednesday June 22nd & Thursday June 23rd. Please feel free to contact consignors to preview horses any time before. Everyone will get a chance to show/Preview their horses.
We've gone out of our way to bring you BRING prizes for this show! Thank you to our prize sponsors: TO Chaps & Chinks, Cuttinup Show Blankets, Rusty Brown Jewelry, Kathy's Show Equipment, High Rank Apparel, Ranch Horse Supply & Western Bling Design Co.!
Click below for all the WAYS TO WIN!
We are going out of our way to make it a great weekend!
Friday - Starting at 5:00p Cash bar (wine & beer), Cheese & Charcuterie boxes for sale during preview ($20), Food truck onsite 10am - 8pm
Saturday night - no special events
The spacious Los Angeles Equestrian Center is a premier horse show venue. We are proud to offer permanent show barn stalls and RV sites with electrical and water hookups.
Feed and bedding can be purchased through Langer Shows. Pre-order to have available upon arrival. https://langershows.com/show/ranch-horse-celebration/
The Amateur Top Hand High Point Champion from the Ranch Horse Celebration will receive a custom pair of chinks!
Visit the T.O. Chaps & Chinks Facebook page for more info!
Win a beautiful ranch cutting saddle sponsored by Cowley Performance Horses! All Green Rider and Green Horse classes to count!
Cowley Performance Horses is based at the beautiful Tucalota Creek Ranch in Temecula, CA. The husband and wife team, Craig and Rosie, specialize in reined cowhorse, ranch riding, colt starting and lessons. Rosie is a seasoned ranch horse competitor and helps many of her clients select horses, prepare for shows and successfully show at open, WCRH & AQHA shows. Visit www.cowleyperformance horses for more information!
REGISTRATION IS OPEN! We have adjusted the schedule to the number of pre-entries. There will be one judge per day with trail outside the Equidome following rail then moving to conformation. No work at will trail. Trail runs in class order on revised showbill.
All patterns are posted! Stalls have been assigned! See you at the Celebration!
Show photography will provided by Danger Dingo Photography (Allison Dedden) for the show Saturday & Sunday. Reasonably priced, professional images will be available shortly after the show!
Visit https://www.dangerdingo.com/ for more information and to purchase your show pictures!
*** We continue to closely monitor the COVID and EHV situations. If we are instructed to reschedule or feel it is unsafe to proceed, we will do so for the safety of all involved. All exhibitors will be able to either roll their fees over to the new date or receive a refund.***
1. AQHA rules apply except where WCRH rules supercede.
2. You may ride a horse that you do not own.
3. Entries close according to the dates listed. Late entries (submitted Thursday or later) will incur a $30.00 late fee/horse & rider combination. Pre-entries are strongly encouraged!
4. AQHA classes will run concurrently as specified but otherwise there will be no concurrent WCRH classes.
5. WCRH membership is required to enter.
6. Youth is open to riders 18 & under as of January 1st of the show year. Short stirrup is open to riders 12 & under as of the show year (13&under for AQHA Ranch Riding).
7. NOTE Amateur Rule: Amateurs are non-professional competitors and must not have engaged in training horses that do not belong to them, judging horseshows, or training other riders in the last 5 years. Training other riders includes consistently coaching other riders, instructing in clinics and/or giving lessons, regardless of remuneration. The only exception to this rule is a nonprofessional competitor assisting their own children/dependents 18 years of age or younger or their parents. WCRH does not have the resources to track and police which riders receive remuneration or to carry out related investigations. WCRH reserves the right to classify riders as management deems fair and appropriate.
8. Scratches will receive a full refund (minus $25 office fee) before the entry deadline. Scratches are non-refundable after the entry deadline. You may scratch or replace the rider and/or horse for your entry by visiting the show office, submitting the change to firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 951-595-7536. Please include rider name, horse name, class number and name and WCRH member number. Please understand that we book venues, hire judges and order prizes/awards based on participation. If everyone were to be allowed to scratch at the last moment, we would no longer be able to offer these shows. This show will run rain or shine.
9. This is a WCRH sanctioned event. Points will be automatically transferred to the "Best in the West" year end awards program.
10. Any working western saddle in serviceable condition will work for ranch horse classes.
11. Dress for ranch horse classes is ranch attire meaning a long sleeve western shirt, belt, jeans, cowboy boots and cowboy hat or helmet. Wild rag, vest and/or chinks or chaps are optional. Jackets and vests are allowed as necessary for comfort.
12. In all ranch horse classes, fake tails and hoof black are not permitted. You will be disqualified if it is discovered Trimming ears and muzzle is discouraged. Clipping bridle path is allowed.
13. Western pleasure style silver and "bling" are discouraged.
14. The overall cadence and performance of gaits should have an emphasis on forward, free-flowing, and ground-covering movement. Transitions should be smooth and responsive.
15. A rider may ride two handed only with a bosal or ring snaffle on any age horse.
16. The decisions of each judge is final.
17. All breeds of horses, mules, donkeys and ponies may compete.
18. All riders under 18 are encouraged to wear a helmet for their safety.
19. In leadline classes, the horse must wear a bridle. The halter must be over the bridle for safety.
20. Riders and horses may cross enter into any division for which they qualify.
21. Horses may be ridden by multiple riders. Please keep the welfare of the horse in mind. Excessive participation of a horse will be flagged and the horse will not be able to continue participation in the show.
22. Green rider is open to riders in their first or second year of showing in ranch horse classes and is a walk trot class. You will be disqualified from the show if you enter green rider classes and you have more than 2 years’ experience showing in ranch classes. No refund will be .
23. Green horse is open to horses in their first or second year of showing in ranch horse classes and includes all gaits. Trainers may show in this class. Riders and horses may cross enter between walk trot and walk trot lope Green Horse classes. You will be disqualified from the show if you enter green horse classes and your horse has more than 2 years’ experience showing in ranch classes. No refund will be given.
24. In order to qualify for a division award, you must show in all of the classes in that division for the weekend, including conformation. Division awards are based on point total.
25. If enough entries, trail classes (and possibly conformation) may be work at will and have a separate judge.
26. Warm up will be available for 30 minutes in the large arena and during breaks prior to the show each day and periodically throughout the day as time allows. Trail practice will be permitted until trail starts each day. Please plan accordingly. The oval arenas and designated area in the Equidome are available all day long for warm up.
27. Park your truck/trailer where directed. Do not park cars in trailer parking area. Do not park trailers in barn area. You may not clean your trailer out in the parking area or you will be subject to a $50 fee. 28. Stallions are shown at your own risk and may be shown only by riders 18 years of age and older.
29. If you bring a horse on the grounds, even if you do not show it, you must see the office staff first to pay a grounds fee and sign a waiver prior to unloading. If you do not do this, you will be asked to leave the premises. You may pre-pay and sign a waiver in advance by contacting WCRH staff via phone or email or select the option during your online registration. You will be issued a different color number so that we can keep track of who has checked in with the office.
30. WCRH reserves the right to add additional buckles and/or prizes.
31. Slide stop rundowns and roping are prohibited in the warm up areas as neither of these activities are included in our ranch horse shows and can be distracting/dangerous to other competitors, unless roping is part of the trail course. If this is the case, it must only be practiced on the trail course at the roping obstacle or at your trailer/stalls.
32. Any errors in scoresheet calculations or point tabulations will be dealt with on a case by case basis by show management (in consultation with the main arena judge for each show) with careful consideration given to time of discovery and precedent. Calculation errors discovered more than 5 days after the end of a show for classes for which placings have already been announced cannot be corrected. Competitors' show results on judge's cards are final. It is the policy of WCRH to not "take back" awards already given out, but to come to an outcome that is most fair for all involved.