On The Right Lead – September 2016

Carhartt for FallNo matter where you and your family is headed this Fall, go in style! Fall fashions for the whole family are arriving daily in both the Lakeport and Ukiah stores. Whether it’s back to school, Fairs and shows, or some warm apparel for hunting season, Rainbow has what you need, from quality brands like Carhartt, Wrangler, Justin, Stetson, Ariat, Corral and more! Be the best-dressed at the Fall Fairs with classic long-sleeve Western shirts, sweatshirts and jeans. Get ready for the change in weather with Muck Boots and rain gear. Don’t forget your horses and dogs too – blankets and coats for our four-legged friends are also available!

fiestaDon’t miss the Lake County Fair! The theme this year is Party with the Animals and there’s plenty of animal fun scheduled! The Fair opens on Thursday, September 1, and runs through Sunday, September 4. Horse lovers will enjoy the Fiesta of the Horse, Thursday evening in the main grandstand. This event is an encore performance of Lake County’s finest horses and their riders, drivers and owners. Fiesta of the Horse is included in fair admission and sure to be an entertaining show! Young showman from throughout the county will be competing with livestock projects from bunnies to beef cattle, culminating in the Junior Livestock Auction at 1:00 PM on Saturday. Be sure, Rainbow Ag will be there, bidding and supporting the local youth who have worked so hard this year preparing their animals. Come out and enjoy the fair!

The Mendocino County Fair and Apple Show will be the final fair of the year, on September 16 through the 18th, at the fairgrounds in Booneville. Horse shows for both 4H and FFA youth, and Open are on Friday. CCPRA Rodeo happens both Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon, and other events include a car show and sheep dog trials.

Upcoming Events:

The Lake County Chapter of the CDS will present Dancing Horses: A Dressage Festival, on Saturday September 10, at Highland Springs Equestrian Center in Kelseyville. Click for details …

Dave Stamey in Concert Sept. 23

Dave Stamey

Redwood Riders in Redwood Valley will be showing off their new arena footing when they host their first-ever Dressage Schooling Show on September 11. Click for details

The Kelseyville Pear Festival will kick off on September 23 with a concert featuring Dave Stamey, the popular cowboy entertainer who “makes his living inflicting himself upon innocent people at music festivals, agricultural banquets and backyard barbecues.” Details here …


What shape is your horse’s fly mask in, after this long summer? If it’s time for a new, clean fly mask, be sure to print out this month’s subscriber coupon to save 30% on any Fly Mask!

Don’t forget the Trivia Contest! This month’s question is: What will Redwood Riders will be showing off when they hold their first-ever Dressage Schooling Show? All correct answers will be entered to win a Rainbow Gift Card! ENTER HERE!

Happy Trails!

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