Big congratulations to two Happy Trails riders that competed in the Cal Net Horse Show held on May 13-15, 2016 at the LA Equestrian Center. Jenny Wong received first place in Equitation & Obstacles, second place in Showmanship and third place in Futures & Pole Bending. She was awarded the High Point Winner in the Walk Division.
Shaylee Wells received first place in Equitation & Obstacles and third place in Pole Bending.
2016 Boots & Blossoms Trail Challenge was held on 7, 2016. The event was open to the public to test trail riding skills through our obstacle course while riding their favorite horse, pony or mule. With the expansion of our facilities, which now includes an additional outdoor arena, 18 challenging obstacles encompassed the Sence Pavilion, Sensory Trail and Saputo Arena. Over 20 riders participated.
On May 14, 2016 nine Tulare and Kings Motorcycle Clubs united for “Run for Autism” poker ride. Over 200 riders supported the event generating over $20,000 for scholarships and programs at Happy Trails.
The Visalia Convention Center was filled with the sound of folks cheering on their favorite steeds as Happy Trails hosted over 550 friends and supporters on May 30 at our annual spring fundraiser – “Night at the Races.” Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors and all the folks who wagered on the races, this event generated over $100,000 to support our programs of Equine Assisted Activities and Therapy.