Watch this page for updates for 2017!!
GYMKHANA NEWS Due to costs our gymkhanas will be held at the Landmark Mercantile arena for the September and October dates.
DATES: SEPT. 9 & 10 AND OCT. 14 &15, 2017
TIME: ENTER AT 8:00 AM & START AT 9:00 AM
LOCATION: LANDMARK MERCANTILE MESQUITE, NM
The events will be Barrels, Poles, Flags, Straight Eight, Goat Tying, fun event, Steer Daubing, Steer Breakaway, Team Roping, Calf Breakaway & Ribbon Roping. Each rider will pick 5 events to count for points. Entry fees are from $5 – $16 depending on age group and event.
For the September gymkhanas, the fun events will be Four Corner and Butterfly. We will be adding an additional payback event at the end of the gymkhana, the Rescue Race for teams. Entry fee for the payback will be $10 per team with a 70% payback to the fastest team. Each person can enter as many times as they have a team member.
Don’t forget that you will only need to ride in 5 gymkhanas to qualify for year-end awards. If you ride in more than 5, the highest point days will count for year-end awards.
For more information contact: Kourtnie Middaugh at 575-921-2735 or Amy Donaker at 575-494-275
It’s RODEO time!
See below to download an entry form.
Entries are due 10 days before the event to avoid late fees.
2017 Season Dates
Gymkhanas will be held in March, April, May, September and October.
March 25 & 26 (Late fees waived for this event only!)
April 22 & 23
May 20 & 21
Sept 9 & 10
Oct 14 & 15
All Gymkhanas will be held at the Southern New Mexico State Fairground.
Enter 8:00-8:45 Ride at 9:00 Lead line at 12:00
Entries must be postmark or emailed 10 days prior to the gymkhana.
A $5 late fee will apply to late entries.
Mail entries to: LCHA Gymkhana, c/o Kourtnie Middagh, POB 1234, La Luz, NM 88337 or e-mail to email@example.com or Message AMY MUNN on Facebook.
Entries must be postmarked 10 days prior to the gymkhana to avoid late fees
We will follow the 2017 New Mexico 4-H Rodeo Rules for all like events (posted below).
Additional rules may be posted at the event.
RIDERS MUST PARTICIPATE IN AT LEAST 7 GYMKHANAS TO QUALIFY FOR YEAR-END AWARDS.
Riders must be members of the Las Cruces Horseman’s Association for points to count toward year end awards. (See attachment below.)
WE WILL TAKE THE BEST 7 OUT OF 10 GYMKHANAS FOR YEAR END POINTS.Age Groups: Lead-line – children age 6 and under who do not ride alone 6 years & under 7-9 years 10-12 years 13-17 years 18-39 years 40 years & over January 1 determines your age group for the 2017 season.
Stall Rentals are $15 per night, payable to Dona Ana County.
Looking for a free program to open and edit pdf files? Try Nitro – here is the link to the free version
LCHA-Membership-Form-2016 (163.3 KiB)
LCHA-entry-blank-2017 (49.5 KiB)
march 26 (497 KiB)
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march 25 (81.5 KiB)
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April 22 (508.5 KiB)
April 23 (543.2 KiB)
Gymkana Flyer May 2017 (89.4 KiB)
Gymkana points sheets 5-20-2017 (316.7 KiB)
Gymkana points sheets 5-21-2017 (321.9 KiB)