This is a Tentative Schedule and Subject to Change – We’re working with horses!
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Thursday March 23, 2017

7:30 am

Morning with RTTH Celebrities
Admission Charge $10 per person at the door
In South Exhibit Hall and Main Entrance
Morning Event is 7:30 am until 1:30 pm. Free Admission starts at 1:30 pm.

7:30 am  until 9:00 am
Celebration of Cowgirl Cupcake Breakfast with 2006 RTTH Champion Stacy Westfall
South Exhibit Hall Entry ONLY. Entry to Main Building by Elevators.

8:00 am (then continues) 
RTTH 2018 Legacy Tickets on Sale.
Arena RTTH Box Office is open for 2018 Road to the Horse Tickets!

Main Entrance – Open for Celebrity Clinics 
VIP Pink Rope Entry Line for Roadies

9:00 am  to 10:00 am
Barbara Cox Clinic –  Cowgirl Celebrity

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Dan James – 2012 Road to the Horse International Champion

11.00am to 12.00 noon
Craig Cameron Clinic – 2010 Road to the Horse Champion

12:00 am  to 1:00 pm
Nick Dowers Clinic – 2016 Road to the Horse World Champion

1:30 pm 
 Main Entrance – Doors Open to the Public
Free Admission begins

1:30pm to 3.30 pm
Traveling Sisters of the Cowgirl Gathering. Suite # 308.
RTTH Hostess Karen Blodgett, Nadine Bailey, Laura Klumb, Cabby Boone and Anita Perry. (*)

2:00 pm  to 3:00 pm
Drill Team Competition. Compulsory Routines

3:10 pm to 4:15 pm
Sheep Dog Demo. Bryan White “Champion Dog Trainer” with Rio and Scoop

4:15 pm

Visit the Market Place  in the North Exhibit Hall
Set-up for Splash of Panache  on the Arena Floor

5:00pm to 5:30 pm
Meet and Greet in South Exhibit Hall
Barbara Cox, Kate Neubert, Sarah Winters Dawson and Rachelle Valentine plus
Nick Dowers, Stacy Westfall, Craig Cameron, Dan James, Matt West, RTTH Judges, Bryan White,
Diamond D Girls, Prime Time Express, Young Guns 4H and Norwegian Fjord Quadrille
Tootie Bland and 6666 Dr. Glenn Blodgett

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Arena Floor Open for Spirits and Food. Photo Sessions with Clinicians
Photo Sessions with Celebrities. Photo Sessions with Horse Celebrities
Demonstration of Insider Horse – Dan James and Woodford

Splash of Panache Remuda
Meet the Lads of the AQHA Remuda from the 6666
Seating available in grandstands or up close and personal on the arena floor.


Friday March 24, 2017

RTTH Logo Wear Day – Wear your RTTH swag and you could win!

8:30 am
Doors Open to Roadies

9:00 am
Doors Open at Front Entrance. Celebrity Horse Guest Welcome
RTTH Arena Box Office is open for tickets to Roadies. Roadies day to purchase early!
Come with your ticket in hand and be ready for an amazing day in
Celebration of the Cowgirl  2017 Road to the Horse World Championship.

9:15 am to 10:45 am
Meet and Greet on the Arena Floor
VIP Pink Rope Entry “Roadies”
Sarah Dawson,  Kate Neubert, Rachelle Valentine and Vicki Wilson
RTTH Judges, Scoop & Rio, Dan James, Barbara & Chris Cox, Nick Dowers,
Richard Winters, Sean Patrick, Stacy Westfall, Craig Cameron and all Drill Team Competitors,
6666 Ranch Cowboys, Jack Brainard, RTTH Sponsors
Dr. Glenn Blodgett & Tootie Bland

10.45 am to 11.00 am
Tear Down on the arena floor.

11:05 am to 11:45 am
Vicki Wilson Clinic – World Cup Equestrian

11:50 am to 12:35 pm
Kate Neubert Clinic – NCHA Earnings approaching $200,000

12:45 pm to 1:00 pm
Sheep Dog Competition – Rio & Scoop Match Off

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Intermission. Visit the RTTH Marketplace

2:00 pm
Opening Ceremonies
Drill Teams! Celebs! Old Glory and Sponsorship Presentation Flags

2:30 pm to 2:40 pm
Drill Team Round 2 – Team #1

2:40 pm to 2:50 pm
Drill Team Round 2 – Team #2

3:00 pm to 3:45 pm
Introduction of Competitors –  Sarah Dawson, Kate Neubert, Rachelle Valentine, Vicki Wilson. 
Running of the AQHA Remuda from the 6666 Ranch. 
Competitor Draw – Chips determine the order of colt choice

3:45 pm to 4:00 pm
Set Round Pens
Want one of the signed colored gates? Visit the WW Booth and get yourself a piece of history!

4:00 pm to 5:45 pm
Round 1  – World Championship of Colt Starting Challenge

5.45 pm
Recap with Matt West and Stacy Westfall.

6:30 pm
Close. RTTH Marketplace. RTTH Sponsor Booths.

Saturday March 25, 2017

RTTH Patriotic Wear Day – Wear your red, white and blue… and you could win! 

8:30 am
Doors Open to Roadies

9:00 am
Doors Open at Front Entrance. Celebrity Horse Guest Welcome
2018 Road to the Horse tickets on sale at the RTTH Arena Box Office
Everyone welcome to purchase.

9:30 am to 10:15 am
Rachelle Valentine Clinic – Reining Horse Horsewoman

10:30 am to 11:15 am
Sarah Dawson Clinic – Two Time NRCHA World Champion

11:30 am to 12:30 pm

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Opening Ceremonies
Road to the Horse Panache, Old Glory and not a dry eye in the house.
Salute to all United States Veterans
Presentation of Flags

1:40 pm to 1:50 pm
Sarah Dawson Presentation

1:50 pm to 2:00 pm
Kate Neubert Presentation

2:00 pm to 2:10 pm
Rachelle Valentine Presentation

2:10 pm to 2:20 pm
Vicki Wilson Presentation

2:20 pm to 2:30 pm
Drill Team Completion Round 2. Team #3.
Freestyle presentations and nervous excitement in the air. Cheer your group on!

2:30 pm to 2:45 pm
Dan James Presentation

2:45 pm to 2:55 pm
Drill Team Completion Round 2 – Team #4

2:55 pm to 3:10 pm
Presentation of Insider Remuda Horse – Dan James and Woodford
Some lucky Insider and Roadie Member will be taking Woodford home!

3:10 pm to 3:20pm
Set Round Pens – RTTH Arena Crew Got This!
6666 Cowboys – Bring horses in the Round Pens

3:20pm to 5:05 pm

Round 2  – World Championship of Colt Starting Challenge
It’s the World Championship Second Day! Clock is set and we are ready!
Sarah Dawson, Kate Neubert, Rachelle Valentine and Vicki Wilson

5.10 pm
Recap with Matt West and Stacy Westfall. Scores!

6:00 pm
RTTH Market Place, RTTH Sponsor Booths close.
Sunday Visit RTTH Market Place early to get that last buy before it is over!

Sunday March 26, 2017

RTTH Sign Day – Make a banner. Show your support and you could win!

8:30 am
Doors Open
Arena RTTH Box Office is Open for 2018 Road to the Horse Tickets
It is our 15th Anniversary in 2018 and we will be celebrating!

9:00 am to 9:30 am
Cowboy Church – Carter Edmondson – Section 101

10:00 am to 10:25 am
Opening Ceremonies… Pulling out all the horse beauty for the last day!

10:25 am to 10:35 am
Dan James Presentation

10:40 am to 11:00 am
Road to the Horse Champions salute to:
Stacy Westfall, Craig Cameron, Richard Winters
Dan James, Chris Cox, Nick Dowers

11:00 am to 11:30 am
Bring in the toys for the Obstacle Course and time for the draw for order of go!

11:30 am to 12:00 pm
Time for the draw to determine order.
Tootie walks the Course with  2017 Road to the Horse Competitors
with the Mystery Obstacles surprisingly absent, lol.

12:00 pm to 3:15 pm
All four competitors challenge the Obstacle Course

3:20 pm to 4:00pm
Bring ON the fan fare! American Flag leads the parade
Sponsor Flags. Celebrities. Competitors.

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Martin Saddle Giveaway Winner
RTTH Drill Team Challenge Champions
Jack Brainard Award. AQHA Traveler Award. Spirits by Prichards
Announcement of winner of 2017 World Championship of Colt Starting
RTTH 2017 Gist Buckle and RTTH Martin Championship Saddle Presentation

Directly following Winner Announcements:
Signing with the 2017 Road to the Horse Champion on the stage
Ya’ll come up and congratulate the 2017 World Champion
Get your tickets for Road to the Horse 2018 – 15 Year Anniversary Celebration!

(*) LONE WARRIORS FOR THE GIRLFRIEND GATHERING: This year at RTTH 2017 as we celebrate the cowgirl, we wanted to create a gathering for cowgirls coming to the event alone. Visit with other cowgirls, network and share fun times. A designated gathering time is posted on the #RTTH schedule and Suite Hosts will be on hand to answer all your #RTTH questions. Don’t be alone, share the cowgirl spirit with like-minded ladies! For more information contact Debbie at or 325-736-5000