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Upcoming Events

Please see the Calendar of Events page for more events, as well as details and contact information.

August 25–27

Sargent Equestrian Center CDE

Sargent Equestrian Center, Lodi, CA

August 25–Sept. 2

AMHA World Championship Show

Ft. Worth, TX

September 16

Santa Cruz County Fair
Pony Show

Watsonville, CA
Premium (PDF)

September 7–17

AMHR Nationals

Expo Square, Tulsa, OK

September 28–October 1

Shady Oaks CDE

Shady Oaks Farm, Lodi, CA

October 7

Area VII Schooling Show

Oakland City Stables, Oakland CA

October 28–29

Clay Station HDT

Clay Station Horse Park, Wilton, CA

November 7–11

ASPC Convention and Annual Meeting

Las Vegas, NV

Area VII is an ASPC/AMHR/ASPR registered and recognized club that is primarily active in California, though our area encompasses California, Nevada, Arizona, and Hawaii. Our membership includes owners of both ASPC Shetlands and AMHR Miniature Horses.

Area VII welcomes members from all over—and you do not need to own a mini or pony to join. [read more]

Fall Newsletter Deadline: Friday, August 25

Please contribute! We need your news, photos, and advertising. Ranch/Member News is for Area VII members only, but everyone is welcome to advertise. Ad rates and specs are available on the Newsletter page.

Send your contributions to: Michele Nelson
5619 Market Street, Apt. B, Oakland 64608
(510) 326-6487

Santa Cruz County Fair Pony Show (ASPC/AMHR)

Come to the fair! The annual pony show at the Santa Cruz County Fair offers a full class list for Classic Shetlands, performance classes for AMHR miniature horses, and also classes for open ponies under 48".

The deadline for entries is Friday, September 8.
Download the premium (PDF) and make your plans to join us at the fair!

Need more information? Contact: Julie Mabie, (831) 684-1555


California Classic 2018

April 21–22, 2018
Murieta Equestrian Center, Rancho Murieta, CA

Welcome New Members

Erin Hensen of Redding

Charlotte Woods of Mokelumne Hill

Maryan Baker of Rancho Mirage

Don, Jinnohn, and Bethany Silveira of Escalon

Gretchen Kingsbury of Sutter Creek

See our current membership list


New Members Welcome!

Area VII needs you! Download the membership form for new members (PDF) and send it with your payment to the address on the form.

Renew Your Membership

Our members are our most valuable resource. Renewing is easy! Just download the membership renewal form (PDF) and send it with your payment to the address on the form.

Questions? Call Michele Nelson at (510) 326-6487, or email

Pony Shopping Cart

Buying or Selling?

Area VII Members
Advertise your horses, ponies, equipment, etc. on our For Sale pages. 100 words and a photo, only $5 for 3 months.

Thanks to our 2017 Sponsors

Pat and Linda Anastasio, Bellota Miniatures

Gail Byrnes, A&G's Mini Dreamcatcher

Susan Browning-Wroe, Ravenstar Farm

Christine and Emma Caringello, Caringello Farms

Kathy Courtney and Annabelle Courtney Pisarski, Red Star Ranch

Jacob Elliott and Richard Erickson, Double E Ranch

Dennis and Jan Haney, Half Measures Miniature Horse Ranch

Jean M. Hayunga, Black Mountain Miniatures

Erin Henson, Ranchland Acres

Suzette Hutchins, Just a Lil Ranch

Heidi Jensen Arao, Faerie Glen Pony Farm

Janice L. Kieler, Big Leap Ranch

Jim and Vicki Killfoil, Lost Spur Ranch

Loomis Basin Equine Medical Center

Yvonne, Cathy, and Ashley Lowas, Riverwillows Farm

Ken and Julie Mabie, Whisper Equestrian Center

Mark and Michele Nelson

Charlene Palmer, JCP

Penny Radulovich, Radulovich Farms

Maxine Richey, Double E Ranch

Kim and Steve Sterchi, Sierra Ranch

Nancy Turner, Tomahawk Ranch

Cynthia Villarimo, Kai Moore, and Mary Villarimo Gilligan,
Redwood Acre Ranch

Area VII Club Video

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Many thanks to Larry Connolly and John Killacky.
© 2009 Larry Connolly

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