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Summer 2024
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2024 Events

Please see the Calendar of Events page for details and contact information.

July 22–27

ASPC/ASPR Congress
(Classic, Modern, ASPR, NSPPR)

National Equestrian Center
Lake St. Louis, MO

August 2–4

AMHA Western Regional Show

Murieta Equestrian Center
Rancho Murieta,CA

September 5–14

AMHR National Show

Expo Square, Tulsa, OK

September 13–15

Northwest Classic Fall Show

Oregon Horse Center
Eugene, OR

September 20–28

AMHA World Championship Show

Will Rogers Memorial Center
Fort Worth, TX

October 3–6

California Fall Festival CT and CDE

Clay Station Horse Park

October 12

*Hoofbeats & Haunts Pony & Mini Show

Sacramento Horsemen's Association Arena
Sacramento, CA

October 26–27

Clay Station Halloween HDTs

Clay Station Horse Park

November 7–9

2024 Convention & Annual Meeting

Spokane, WA

Photos by Sierra Baker, True Focus Photography

2024 ASPC/ASPR National Congress

July 22–27, 2024
National Equestrian Center
Lake St. Louise, MO

Congress is the ASPC’s longest-running show and the official national championship for all divisions of the ASPC, showcasing the best of the American Shetland Pony breed in the Classic, Foundation, and Modern sections.

The link to the live stream will be available here soon.

View the entries and results on the Pony Shows website. You can search by horse, owner, trainer, and exhibitor.

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Join Us or Renew Your Membership Now!

We need members like you to help us host our California Classic show as well as fun events such as schooling shows, clinics, playdays, and social gatherings.

To join or renew your membership, just download the Membership Form (fillable PDF) and send it with your payment to the address on the form. (Note: you must download the PDF and open it in a PDF reader to fill it out.)

You can also pay your annual membership and club sponsorship via PayPal at Please check the "Friends & Family" option. Please also fill out the membership form, check "PayPal" as the payment option, and send us the form via email to or postal mail to the address on the form.

2024 Club Sponsors

Pat and Linda Anastasio
Bellota Ranch

Carol and Jean Breiter, Citrus Heights

Gail Byrnes
Mini Dreamcatcher

Christine Caringello
Caringello Farms

Julie Duff
Madera Ranch

Sharon Housley
Fantasia Farm Training Center

Julie and Ken Mabie
Whisper Equestrian Center

Jill Wright
Pixie Oaks

Welcome New Members

Sandra Davis, Lower Lake

Judith Adamson, Sacramento

Christine Deghi and Ava Carey, Occidental

Rolanda Desrosiers-Lewis, Mountain Ranch

Jennifer Mclean Rodis and Larry Rodis, Walnut Grove

Ashley and Aaron Raffaelli, Dusty Oaks Ranch, Burson

Scott and Nikki Ryan, Driving Hearts Miniature Farm, Paso Robles

Molly McCarthy, Jim Cheny, and Kelsey McCarthy Keeler, Napa

Carol and Jean Breiter, Citrus Heights

Katey, Richard, Violette, and Tabetha Valente, Little Creek Miniatures, Creston

Julie Duff, Madera Ranch, Oakland

Area VII Club Video

Many thanks to Larry Connolly and John Killacky.
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