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December 2015/January 2016 Journal

The December 2015/January 2016 digital issue is available. Read online

2016 Events

The Calendar of Events page has more events listed, as well as details and contact information. A lot of effort goes into keeping this page up to date, so please take a look!

February 5-7

Western States Horse Expo

Fairplex, Pomona, CA

February 27

Equine Preventative Health Care Symposium

UC Davis, CA

March 18-20

Northwest Horse Fair and Expo

Linn County Expo Center, Albany, OR

March 19-20

March Madness (AMHR/Classic/Modern/ASPR)

Ingalls Park, Norco, CA

April 2-3


Rolling Hills Equestrian Center, Corning, CA

April 23-24

California Classic 2016 (AMHR/Classic/Modern/ASPR)

Murieta Equestrian Center, Rancho Murieta, CA

May 12-15

2016 Super Clinic (Driving)

Clay Station Horse Park, Wilton, CA

May 14-15


Brookside Equestrian Park, Elk Grove, CA

May 26-27

Emerald Valley Classic (AMHR)

Oregon Horse Center, Eugene, OR

May 27-29

National Area VII Show (AMHR/Classic/Modern/ASPR)

Ingalls Park, Norco, CA

June 10


Santa Rosa, CA

June 10-12

Western States Horse Expo

Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA

June 11-12


Santa Rosa, CA

June 11-12

June Jamboree (AMHR/Classic/Modern/ASPR)

Ingalls Park, Norco, CA

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Bay Area Equestrian Network

California Classic 2016 Logo

Judges: Kim Sterchi (CA) and Laurie Villalpando (UT)

The complete premium will be available here as soon as it is approved. Keep an eye on the California Classic page for updates.

Spring Newsletter Deadline: Sunday, February 14

Please contribute! We need your news, photos, and advertising. More information is available on the Newsletter page.

Send your contributions to: Michele Nelson
5619 Market Street, Apt. B, Oakland 64608
(510) 326-6487

Horse SmilingMembership

2016 is going to be an exciting year! Thanks to everyone who has renewed their membership for 2016. If you haven't done it yet, please take a few minutes to renew your membership. You can download the membership renewal form (PDF) and send it with your payment to the address on the form.

New Members Welcome!

Area VII needs you! Download the Membership form for new members (PDF) and send it with your payment to the address on the form.

Questions? Call Michele Nelson at (510) 326-6487, or email

Pony Shopping Cart

Buying or Selling?

Area VII Members
Advertise your horses, ponies, equipment, etc. on our For Sale pages. 100 words and a photo, only $5 for 3 months.

Welcome New Members

Sue Grant Duffield of Rivers End Farm in Healdsburg

Judith Peterson of VacavilleNew Members

Rachel Sanders of Vacaville

Kim Sterchi of Sierra Ranch in Grass Valley

Kandi Griffith of Valley Springs

Diane Dorigan of Medford, OR

Jennifer, Adelyn, and Avery Rowland of Hunterberry Hill Farm, LLC, in Salem, OR

Beth Rounsevell of Royal Oaks

Isabell Rodrigues of Fort Worth, TX

Thanks to our Sponsors

2016 Member Sponsors:

Pat and Linda Anastasio • Gail Byrnes • Casey Campbell • Christine and Emma Caringello
Jacob Elliott and Richard Erickson • Lois Evans • Jean M. Hayunga
Jim and Vicki Killfoil • Ken and Julie Mabie • Mark and Michele Nelson
Charlene Palmer • Kristy Pruett • Penny and Richard Radulovich • Sharon Rapadas
Nancy Resetar • Sheryl Rodda • Isabell Rodrigues • Nancy Turner
Cynthia Villarimo • Marjorie Vliet • Lauren Vucinich

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Many thanks to Larry Connolly and John Killacky.
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