Things to do in and around Denver

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Things to do in Denver

Cheyenne Frontier Days

Denver Zoo

Youth Meeting

There will be a youth meeting after the draw is posted for the youth classes. We will draw teams for the youth team tournament and make posters for your teams. Listen for meeting location.

Youth Team
Tournament

This year’s Summer Slide will feature a Youth Team Tournament. Contact Travis Chapman for more information about this event.

Silent Auction

July 23 through 29

RMRHyA will hold a silent auction during the show.  The auction begins Sunday, July 23 and ends  Saturday, July 29. Have something to donate?  Bring it to the show and one of the youth will be happy to assist you with it!

 Horse Wash

RMRHyA will be washing horses all week! Get your horse washed shiny clean and support the youth. Look for details at the show.

Exhibitor Party

Friday July 28, Approximately 6:00 PM

The RMRHA Exhibitor Party has become a tradition enjoyed by all.  The party is sponsored by RMRHA and friends.

Futurity Calcutta

During the Exhibitor Party

The futurity team Calcutta auction will be held during the exhibitor party.  Teams to consist of Non Pro and Open horses and will be drawn at random prior to auction.

Little Kids Reining

Saturday, July 29

Calling all future Summer Slide Futurity Champions!  The little kids reining provides an opportunity for the youngest to compete at the Summer Slide.  This is always a favorite event at the summer slide with local trainers as announcers and judges.  Entry forms available in the show office.

Little Kids Reining Guidelines:

  • A pattern will be posted for this class.
  • Limited to kids ages 5 through 10.
  • Adult may assist, leading horse through the pattern is acceptable.
  • Fan involvement encouraged; judges may give extra credit for large fan club noise.
  • Kids entering short stirrup class are not eligible for Little Kids Reining.