Horsemanship & Trail Obstacle Clinic

by admin on October 13, 2014

Kelli-Paulson-Flyer-2Date: 11/8/2014

Time: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Location: Kruidenier Second Chance Ranch Arena, ARL Main

Contact: Carrie Spain (

Details: Horsemanship & Trail Obstacle Clinic, a Kelli Paulson Horsemanship clinic. Accomplish more with your horse than you’ve ever imagined!

  • $100 Per rider (includes lunch!)  $15 from your registration will help homeless horses at the ARL!
  • Auditors $10.00

To Register: Register by November 3 with a $25 deposit or pay in full. $110 to register day of.

Return this registration form to the ARL – Attn: Carrie Spain or contact Carrie at or 515-473-9112.


IHC Grant Applications Due October 1

by admin on September 26, 2014

Just a quick reminder, IHC grants are due Oct. 1st.

There are three categories you can apply for:

  • Education
  • Equine Welfare
  • Trails

Click here to visit the Grants page for complete guidelines and a downloadable application.


Natural Horsemanship Elements Demo

September 26, 2014

Bob Smith, Natural Elements Horsemanship, will be doing a demonstration with one of the ARL Rescue Ranch horses on how to communicate better with your horse. Fee: $25 (bring your own lunch) 50% of the proceeds will benefit the homeless horses at the ARL.

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Jesse Munk Natural Horsemanship Clinic

September 26, 2014

$50 per person.  Limited to the first 10 people.  Bring your own lunch.  Register by contacting Carrie Spain at (515) 473-9112 or 100% of the proceeds will benefit the homeless horses at the ARL. About the Clinician Jesse Munk has established himself as a respectable horseman in the Midwest.  He has been helping people with […]

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Galloping Grand Prix | ARL Benefit

August 1, 2014

Location: Maffitt Lake Equestrian Center(Map) Contact: Brandi Braune ( Details The Galloping Grand Prix, sponsored by Purina, is a premier equestrian show jumping competition featuring top riders and horses from across the nation. Please use the directions below to get you there if you haven’t been out there before! Want to donate an item to the silent auction? […]

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2014 Iowa Horse Fair Queen Contest Winners

June 18, 2014

Once again, the Iowa Horse Fair was blessed to have an impressive group of remarkable young women competing in the various Queen contests. We are proud to congratulate the following participants for their standout performances” Senior Cowgirl Queen Results Queen – Jessica Hanrahan – Winterset FFA 1st Attendant – Britany Abernathy – Iowa State Fair 2012 […]

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2014 Colt Starting Challenge Winners

June 18, 2014

Just as in past years, The Colt Starting Challenge at the 2014 Iowa Horse Fair was a huge hit with fair goers and competitors alike. The competition was particularly stiff this year with all four participants making remarkable progress with their young horses in just a few hours of work. Ultimately, the competitors were placed as […]

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Trail Closures

May 14, 2014

Stephens State Forest Whitebreast and Lucas unit campgrounds will be closed starting June 9, 2014 for approximately 40 days due to construction on Hwy 65. Please consult the Iowa DNR Closures Page for updates on this and other  closures.

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