Trail Horse Weekend on the New River

 in Ivanhoe, VA with PPE! 



Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 9:00 AM EDT
Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 1:00 PM EDT

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Ivanhoe Show Grounds 
527 Trestle Rd
Ivanhoe, VA 24350

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Penny Most 
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Join your hosts Penny & Joe Most 

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Prizes & Ribbons to be given away during the weekend. 


   Prizes provided by  

World Class Saddlery. 


Trail Horse Clinic

Workshops $75.00 per rider per session 4 sessions available)

Challenge Course Class $35.00 per rider/per horse

Grounds/Office fee per rider $25.00 for entire weekend. 

Weekend  Schedule: 


 10am-4pm Trail Horse Workshops- with PPE 

7:00pm-Meet & Greet Campfire Social


10am-4pm Trail Horse Workshops with PPE  

7:00 pm PPE Barn Party Potluck dinner


 10am - Obstacle Challenge Course

5pm-  Trail Patterns Course 


Trails open & private lessons available

 AQHA Trail Horse Merits available for AQHA horses. 


We are excited to announce that our very own Joe Most & Tuff were on the cover of the September 2015 Issue of  America's Horse Magazine. 



  Thanks to our Sponsors: 

Southern 8ths Farm


World Class Saddlery


  Kentucky Performance Products


Vettec Hoof Care Products

Source Micro-Nutrients


American Quarter Horse Association




Open to ALL BREEDS & Disciplines!

  A weekend event designed just for the Trail Horse!  

    Click Here to see a TV episode one of our Events

Video of location & trails on the New River

No membership required to participate 



Be Sure to Register to Reserve your spot  Register Now!   


Join in for 4 Days of fun for the trail horse & rider!

 Clinics, Competitions, Trail Riding, Group Activities, Demos & more along the beautiful New River! 

Special Guests and Equine Professionals on site all weekend

Thursday & Friday

Trail Horse Clinic & Workshops-  For all levels of horses and riders. Limited to 15 riders per workshop. 




Horseman & Clinician Joe Most & his horse Tuff will be assisting riders and their horse will skills to improve their communication & relationship.







  10 am-12 pm  Way More than Round Penning Workshop  this workshop will focus on building respect on the ground, managing tools and liberty skills.  Safety with your horse begins with becoming a leader on the ground.  

2pm-4pm  Hit the Dusty Trail Workshop- Trail Horse Riding Workshop focusing on building confidence on the trail & in the trail horse. Body & Speed Control for the trail horse.


10 am -12 pm  Literally Lateral Workshop focusing on everything sideways.  Side passing, lateral movements & more. 

 2pm-4pm  Mastering Obstacles Workshop focusing on all types of obstacles for the trail horse.  Challenge yourself and your horse with this workshop.   

PARTICIPATION - Pre-Registration is required.   This Clinic is designed for those who wish to improve their enjoyment and safety while trail riding and to maneuver basic obstacles.
-Please do not bring a horse that has never been outside an arena or show ring. Horses must have had at least some trail experience prior to the Clinic. If you or your horse have had no trail riding experience, contact PPE for information about what you can do to prepare to participate in a Trail Ride Clinic.  

Enjoy the river and many miles of trails! 


Trail Horse Competition:

  Trail Horse Classes: ($35.00 per class) 

 1.   Obstacle Challenge Course (consists of 6-8 obstacles with different levels of challenge for the trail horse) 10:00 am

  2.   Trail Patterns Course (consists of a pattern with transitions, speed control & some obstacles.   5:00 pm

   We offer 4 Divisions:  

 All Breed  Adult & Youth (youth 6-18yrs) 

AQHA Adult & Youth (youth 6-18yrs.) 

3 Levels  for All Breed Divisions & AQHA Divisions

 Level 1 -Training Level: This is considered a new partnership. The rider and horse may not have established trust or are unsure about each member's ability to negotiate simple obstacles.  Obstacles should be easy to explain to the team: basic maneuver or technique needed to complete the obstacle.

Level 2-Intermediate Level: This is considered an established Partnership. The rider and Horse are familiar with one another, exhibit trust when negotiating obsacles are conditioned to ride a longer course. 

Level 3-Masters Level:  This is considered a Partnership where Horse and rider have established trust, can negotiate difficult obstacles and are conditioned for a longer course. 

 NEW!  A rider may show multiple horses Classes.   Horses may be shown in multiple divisions. 



 Camping Information/Fees:

Primitive Camping Available on Site with room for picket lines, portable fencing and lots of shade.  

Grounds Fee $25.00 per rider (all riders)  

RV Hookups & Stalls/Pens Available 2 miles from Main Event Location-Contact Us for Details and to make reservations.

 Water Acces - Shower/Bath house on site.