2013 San Benito County Saddle Horse Show & Rodeo General Information
SAN BENITO COUNTY SADDLE HORSE SHOW & RODEO
BOLADO PARK FAIRGROUNDS, TRES PINOS, CA
FRIDAY, JUNE 28th, 7:00 P.M.
SATURDAY, JUNE 29th, 1:30 P.M.
SUNDAY, JUNE 30th, 1:30 P.M.
RODEO CLOWN JONATHAN CABRAL
will be providing entertainment this year. He has been traveling the country from coast to coast for the past 15 years
entertaining the rodeo fans. He is a resident of Hollister and looks forward to performing for the home town crowd at
the Saddle Horse Show & Rodeo.
TOUGH ENOUGH TO WEAR PINK
will be observed on Saturday, June 29th. Merchandise will be available for sale to support breast cancer awareness.
WHAT'S NEW THIS YEAR
Come out and help us celebrate our 80th anniversary. We’re returning to CCPRA Sanctioned Pro Bull Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding,
and Bareback Bronc Riding.
The local merchants will be competing on Sunday in a goat dressing challenge on our track. Come out and cheer them on!
WESTERN ART & TACK SHOW - FREE ADMISSION
If you're in the mood to acquire some very fine leather, jewelry, paintings, clothing, gear,
hand crafted tack, etc., then browse through the tent located in front of the Grandstand.
If you are interested in being a vendor, please print the Vendor Application on our
Downloads page and return it to our office by the deadline on the application.
Don't miss the No-Host Wine and Cheese Reception in the tent on Friday June 28th, at 5:00 p.m. sponsored by
the S.B.C. Saddle Horse Association.
FREE EVENTS IN THE KIDS CORRAL
Check out the Kids Corral at the north end of the Grandstand.
MEMORIAL ROPING, SATURDAY, JUNE 22nd
This event is dedicated to those competitors we lost too soon. This event starts at 9:00 a.m. in the Arena. Spectators
are encouraged to attend, and are FREE.
ELKS' FRIDAY BARBECUE ON JUNE 28th
The Elks' Club is hosting a Tri Tip Barbecue Dinner on Friday from 4 - 8 p.m. under the trees.
Adults $15, kids 12 & under $5. Tickets are available at the barbecue.
You can become a lifetime member of the Saddle Horse Association for $10.00. Just
call the Saddle Horse Association office at (831) 628-3545 for an application or
by printing the Membership Application on our Downloads
page and mailing it with a check payable to the S.B.C. Saddle Horse Association.
Then bring your table service and your appetite to the Annual Membership BBQ on
Sunday, June 23rd, starting at 1:30 p.m. Begin the day by watching the Figure-8
eliminations at 8:00 a.m., then jackpot roping immediately following.
You can't beat a wonderful steak barbecue for just $10.00 per member, $15.00 per
adult guest, or $5.00 for children 6 to 12 years. Children under 6 are free.
Coffee is provided, otherwise BYOB.
Entries will be open to bona fide residents or real property taxpayers of San Benito County
who have been so for at least 30 days prior to the start of the show AND TO PAST CONTESTANTS
WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE SHOW IN THE PAST 5 YEARS. People who are fully employed in San Benito
County (but do not live in the county) are also eligible to enter. Any horse entered in the
Rodeo must be owned by someone who would be eligible to be a contestant.
LOST AND FOUND DEPARTMENT
Be sure to contact the Office and inquire about our lost and found items. Each year,
we collect items that have lost their owners. Keys, coin purses, hats, etc., are in
the current collection. If you can give us a good description of the article -
it could bring you back together.
will only be available ONLINE again this year.
Entry forms are available at local Western & Feed Stores,
the Chamber of Commerce, Horse Show Office, or calling us at (831) 628-3545, and can be downloaded from
ENTRY DEADLINE IS JUNE 14th AT 6:00 P.M. ENTRIES WILL ALSO BE ACCEPTED IF POSTMARKED BY THE DEADLINE OF JUNE 14th.
SPONSORS / ADVERTISERS
If you are interested in donating money toward the purse or prizes in any class, please
call the Office at (831) 628-3545.
If you want to advertise your business in our Show Program call the Office for
details. Ads range from full page color down to business card size. Prices range from $650 down to
$60. Approximately 7,000 people read the program so you get good coverage for a reasonable fee.
If you want to advertise your business with a banner in our arena during the show call the Office for details.
SADDLE HORSE ASSOCIATION MUSEUM
Check out the Association Museum located at the south end of the Grandstand.
The Museum houses memorabilia of many of San Benito County's finest (and famous)
cowboys and cowgirls.
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The success of the Saddle Horse Show is due, in part, to the wonderful cooperation and
support of the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce. They sponsor the Downtown Rodeo
Parade & Fiesta on Thursday night.