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Stanton TX Attending World War I: Lessons and Legacies @ Midland College
Feb 6 @ 12:00 pm – Mar 19 @ 1:00 pm

Please join us for an upcoming series of lunch and learn lectures.

Midland College is proud to host an exhibit provided by the Smithsonian Institute in conjunction with the United States World War One Centennial Commission. The exhibit, entitled World War I: Lessons and Legacies, will explore the war and its lasting impact and far-reaching influence on American life. A series of lectures has been scheduled to delve more deeply into topics related to World War I. The lectures will be held on the first floor of the Fasken Learning Resource Center. A light lunch will be provided. It begins Feb 6 and ends August 31, 2020

Contact Howard Marks for more information: 432-685-4726 or

Thursday, February 6 at 12 noon
WWI Overview
Monday, February 10 at 12 noon
Art, Music and Poetry
Wednesday, February 12 at 12 noon
Art, Music and Poetry
Wednesday, February 19 at 12 noon
Black/African Caribbeans and Africans
of the Commonwealth in WWI
Tuesday, February 25 at 12 noon
Over Here: Internal U.S. Immigration
and Immigration across the Atlantic
Wednesday, March 4 at 12 noon
Women in the War
Tuesday, March 17 at 12 noon
Tracing Ancestry to WWI
Thursday, March 19 at 12 noon
Legacies of WWI

Stanton TX Carnival Cruise Feb 15 2020 @ Carnival Cruise
Feb 15 @ 12:00 pm – Feb 23 @ 10:00 am

Hello Ladies!!! We have several Stanton Chapter ladies going on this cruise. Go US!! We can arrange a convoy, meals and hotel together. We will get together and discuss.

If you have friends that want to attend with us on this cruise. We have a 40 Something Cowgirls group. You could receive a discount and great free items. Let me know and I will pass on the information and get you on your way to an 8 day cruise with some crazy ladies and their men.

This cruise will be an 8 day cruise going to Key West, Freeport, Half Moon Cay and Nassau. On the Freedom Cruise Ship.

Stanton TX Attending Lone Star Cowboy Poetry Gathering @ Sul Ross State University Campus
Feb 21 @ 7:30 am – Feb 22 @ 10:00 pm

Cowboy Poetry Returns to Alpine
The inaugural Lone Star Cowboy Poetry Gathering is going to be great. The schedule is set, and performers are booked. Become a member if you can and buy your tickets. We can’t wait to see you in Alpine.

Pack in an afternoon show each day, a choice of 2 night shows each evening, 6 free sessions (including 2 open mic options), 2 Chuckwagon Breakfasts, a keynote and “Let’s Talk Poetry and Songwriting” session with Joel Nelson, and a “Taste of the Gathering” session with 12 performers to kick it off, and what do you have? An amazing Friday and Saturday at the Lone Star Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

Go to for all the details.

Dallas, Ga – Southern Equine Expo – Murfreesboro, Tn @ Tennessee Miller Coliseum
Feb 21 @ 9:00 am – Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm

The Southern Equine Expo returns to the Tennessee Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro, Tennessee on February 21-23, 2020 for the eighth year. We built our reputation by providing the highest quality clinics presented by nationally known horsemen, educational seminars, and hands-on demonstrations. Southern Equine Expo is dedicated to improving the care of horses through education of their owners. During the event, attendees will enjoy clinics presented by nationally known horsemen, educational seminars, and hands-on demonstrations. Again at this year’s Expo will be the COLT STARTING CHALLENGE and the Smoky Mountain Trail Challenge.

The Southern Equine Expo doors open at 9:00 a.m. Friday February 21, 2020 with the first round of the Colt Starting Challenge being beginning Friday at 10:00 a.m. Attendees will again have the opportunity to shop from a wide variety of vendors. There will be something for everyone. The Colt Starting Challenge will kick off the activities on Saturday beginning at 9:00 a.m. Throughout the day, attendees can watch exciting clinics in three arenas, hands-on demonstrations and interactive displays, educational lectures from industry leaders, see horse breeds and equine athletes representing a variety of different disciplines, and plenty of shopping for anyone interested in horses. Sunday morning will begin with Cowboy Church services at 8:00 a.m. The final day of the Expo will be packed with rider participation clinics and event championships.

The Southern Equine Expo will provide a valuable experience for a greater number of horse enthusiasts throughout the southeast region. There are some noticeable changes to the event this year to better serve our target audience, the entire equine community. The same low individual ticket prices and several group ticket packages are again making this year’s event affordable to everyone.

The time is right in Tennessee to bring all horse enthusiasts together for this dynamic event.

Forsyth GA Horse Fever University @ The Stock Market
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration is at 9 am

classes start at 10 am

classes.  Trivia.   Drawings.  Coupons

free lunch

Walterboro SC / S.C.O.P.E. “Around The World” Trail Challenge @ Broxton Bridge Plantation
Feb 22 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

February South Carolina Obstacle and Performance Event at Broxton Bridge Plantation.  Several divisions to ride in, arena and trail, or you can ride along as a buddy.  If you would like to volunteer to help out, please contact Robin L at 843-307-3109 or  This is event one of four scheduled for 2020.

Columbia Basin, WA – 2020 Franklin County Saddle Club Tack Swap @ Franklin County Saddle Club
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Franklin County Saddle Club is hosting their annual Tack Swap on February 22nd, 2020.

Its time to think about cleaning out those tack rooms and horse trailers!  Two floors of tack and almost any thing your horse heart desires!♥️

If you want to sell items, tables are $25 each or two for $45 inside our heated clubhouse. Horse trailer spots are also available in our grass areas for $35.

Come sell your goodies and shop till you drop!

Contact Carrie to reserve your spot!

Looking forward to seeing all of you to start off a great season!

Spanaway/Wa First Aid Seminar 2 @ Wildflower Veterinary Service
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm

Dr. Gillette will be putting on a FREE Equine First Aid Clinic!!!

This is the second seminar, so if you missed the first one, here is your chance to attend!

Lots of great information and it is open to the first 25 equine enthusiasts that sign up! This will fill quickly!

Stephenville, TX — Grounds Clean up @ Cowboy Church of Erath County
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

**** Arena is too wet to ride horses. Just clean up*****

Join us as we give back and help clean up the Cowboy Church of Erath County arena and grounds. Bring a horse feed sack and let’s see how full we can get it with trash. After bring along your horse and join us for sone riding time in the arena. Bring a snack to share. Any questions feel free to contact Jill Harris

Benbrook TX- update-trailer parking super muddy! Saturday Trail Ride @ Dutch Branch Park
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Monthly trail ride, weather permitting. 9 mile loop in 2 hours. As weather permits and ground conditions improve, a 16 mile option will be available.

Trailer parking behind the Benbrook Stables. turn on Stevens Road to access (right off 377-Dutch Branch Park entrance) then left on Lake Shore.

Lunch after at 3 Parrots. Dutch treat.

McMinnville, OR ~ Map & Compass Class @ Susie Vroman’s Place
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Hey Cowgirls! Who’s interested in learning map and compass skills?
Who: any cowgirl
What: map, compass and beginner gps
When: Saturday Feb 22. 10:00am – 12:00 noon
Where: Susie Vroman’s place   9150 McCoy Lane
You will need to being your own compass and note pad. We will have maps for you.
This will be a series of 2 hour classes to get you ready to be safer trail riding.

Compasses should be: mirror sighting style with a lid. Base plate, global needle, scale, sighting lines and a declination that can be manually set.
You can get this on Amazon, Bi Mart, Sportsman Warehouse, REI to name a few.
Our instructor likes Silva, Brunton, Suunto
and Stansport.
I found a good deal on one with these features thru Amazon. Turn On Sport brand for only $11.00
Get ahold of me if you have questions.
I need a head count of who wants to come.
Susie Vroman

Dallas, Ga – Pyne Rd Park Trail Ride @ Pyne Rd Park
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Oh what a beautiful view of West Point Lake. Ride all around it. Get on the white trail and do some obstacles. Lots of fun and an arena to play in. Free to ride

Franklin, NC Winter Warm Up Weekend with Perfect Partners Equine @ Southern 8ths Farm
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – Feb 23 @ 3:00 pm

With Joe and Penny Most as your hosts you will participate in:

Special 1 Hour Educational opportunities will be available during the weekend  (each workshop will offer a 1 hour session with only 3-4 riders per session).  You session time will be assigned upon arrival. You are free to watch other sessions happening throughout the day. 

Saturday-  Getting started with Liberty Workshop (for all levels of horses) 1 hour

Sunday- Problem Solving Workshop (for all levels of horses) 1 hour

Spend your days with your horse enjoying the over 1600 acres on a self guided pleasure trail ride at your leisure.  Practice man made and natural obstacles, enjoy riding in the many arenas on the property.  Multiple Trails are available including a variety of scenery with multiple ponds, wooded creek trails, historical locations and water crossings.   

  Opportunities to advance your knowledge in all areas of horsemanship and build confidence with your horse .  For all disciplines to have a confident horse is to have a safer horse.   

Natural Obstacles all along the trails of the farm include bridges, water/creek crossings and more!  


Stanton TX Attending Febrewary Fest Beer and Wine Festival
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Ladies who are interested in going. We can get a hotel and carpool together. Sounds fun!!!

TEXT Fun to 71441 for tickets or use the link
General Admission entry at 1:00 p.m. $25 Plus Select-a-seat fees
VIP early entry at noon $35 Plus fees
Designated Driver entry at noon $5 plus Select-a-seat fees
Doors close at 4:30 p.m.
TIPSY TAXI available to and from event 575-391-2982

Franklin, NC ** Cancelled *** Mardi Gras in the Mountains Parade @ Outdoor 76 parking lot
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Come join us on 2-22-20 at 2:00 in Franklin, NC for the First Annual Mardi Gras in the Mountains parade.  Many of our local venues, restaurants and clubs will be hosting events with New Orleans Food, Drink and Music.

Meet with your horse behind the Outdoor 76 in downtown Franklin at 1 pm!  Come in your favorite Mardi Gras costume for you AND your horse!  Come promote our new 40 Something Cowgirls chapter and celebrate Mardi Gras with us!

Belton SC Pucks and Paws @ Bon Secours Wellness Arena
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Pucks & Paws Night with Greenville Swamp Rabbits. Dog friendly event. Hockey game with dog races at intermission on the rink. Bring your fur baby for fun time !! Call 864-674-7825 for more information on tickets.

Feb 22 @ 9:47 pm – Feb 24 @ 10:47 pm

Perfect Partners Equine is having a clinic at the beautiful Southern 8ths Plantation February 22-24. Joe and Penny Most are your hosts and will be teaching connection with your horse, helping get through obstacles and trail riding. Some of our Bluffton Cowgirls are going. Contact me for more information if you are interested.

Colton OR.Be My Valentince playday @ Mt Hood Center
Feb 23 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Looking for some fun indoor things to do during this rainy February, what about an equine play day. This is the las of a three part series, but dont let that deture you, All are welcome. Events to include Barrels, Poles, flags, key hole, and a mystery event. All ages welcome. Preregistration is available. $ 50.00 for the day  or $12.00 per event.

Office opens at 8am, events begin at 9.

Aragon, Ga–Trail Ride at Dry Creek @ Dry Creek Trails
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am

See you on the trails!

Benbrook TX – Housewarming Ride @ Casa de Hileman
Feb 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join us as we ride Rocky Creek and celebrate Cowgirl Kendra’s new house!

BYOB and details on lunch to follow.

Colton OR Rodeo Sponsor Flag Practice @ crowley ranch
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

The molalla Drill team has openings for sponosr flag riders for the Molalla Buckeroo Rodeo. If you have ever wanted to run sponspor flags this is your chance feel free to come practice with us and see if iy is for you. This is a great chance to expose your horse to carrying flags and work on some nosie densitizing. All are welcome regardless of experience.

Dallas, Ga – Clinton Nature Preserve Trail Ride @ Clinton Nature
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

What an awesome park to ride. Bathroom also. Yippee. Come join us and support this beautiful park. Free to ride

Cedartown, GA – Empty Bowls (Carrollton, GA) @ Carroll Co Ag Center
Feb 23 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

Join us for a delicious soup lunch, provided by local chefs, a silent auction filled with one of a kind art donations, then select a hand-made bowl to commemorate your participation in this year’s EMPTY BOWLS fundraiser.

In addition, a limited supply of discounted pre-sale tickets will be available on or before January 30th for $10 each at Carroll County Soup Kitchen, Sweet Peas Boutique, 4am Coffee Roasters, Gallery Row, and Carrollton Center for the Arts a co-sponsor of the event. Additional locations TBA. Once these are gone, tickets can be purchased at the door for $15 (children under 12 $10). Thank you for your financial support of this important fundraiser.

Spanaway/Wa Horsemanship Session 2 @ High Point Equestrian Center
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

5 Sundays of Horsemanship Lessons wirh Tom Reed. This is session 2, that gals that participated in session 1 learned lots and had a blast! Session 2 will be starting and will also offer 2 groups! Join us for some good times on horseback!

Helmets required for all riders!

All sessions/groups with count as 1 event.

Belton SC Drill Team Practice for Members @ J and A Stables
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Saddle up Cowgirls and practice your skills ! Belton Chapter Cowgirl members only please. Covered arena so rain or shine we ride !!! $5.00 each for arena use. You are welcome to come watch and help with music or flags even if you don’t ride. If you have a practice flag bring it. Jo will be teaching you some patterns and continuing to work desensitizing your horses. FUN !!!