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Basics of Skijoring with Your Dog

Posted by YAS on January 17, 2018 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0) Saturday Jan. 20 1-4 Tentative schedule: 13:00 Review the types of harnesses, belts, lines, boots, poles and skis that can be used for the sport and get hands on with equipment 13:15 Review basic sled dog commands that your dog needs to know to skijor safely 13:30 Cross country ski drills and building balance 14:00 Rides with Twigs- let our trained skijor mutt Twigs take you for a gentle pull around the grounds. He's a great beginner dog with a moderate pace. 14:30 Try it with your dog in a controlled environment. Trav and I will help to control your dog while you get a feel for their ability to pull you on your skis. 15:00 Wrap up/final questions. Any additional practice can continue on until 16:00.

Diamond Hitch Jumper Series

Posted by YAS on January 14, 2018 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (0)
Dates: Jan 6 Feb 3 Mar 3 April 7 Start time 1:30 Enter day of, $20 per division, $20 admin per rider, ribbons to 3rd, Must have $5 Yellowhead Ag Society membership to enter Diamond Hitch is happy to announce our first jumper series held at the YAS arena. These are a fun relaxed series that is open to everyone!!!! No braiding or show clothes required! Free for all spectators. If your interested in learning to jump and want to try something different be sure to come watch and talk to us about it!!!!! Contact Christine Alward on Facebook of text 780-517-2571

Youth Rodeo Winter Series

Posted by YAS on January 14, 2018 at 7:50 PM Comments comments (0)
Dates: January 7th February 4th March 4th April 8th $20/event plus $5 For events that require stock Late entries will be accepted but contestants will be charged an additional $5 for late entries. Call ot text 17807120805 to enter. All contestants are required to buy a $5 yearly ag society membership 18 an under as of January 1st Events will include Barrel racing, pole bending, goat tying, mini bareback riding, mini saddle bronc riding. Facebook Page Edson Youth Rodeo Winter Series

ABRA Winter Jackpots 2017/2018

Posted by YAS on January 14, 2018 at 7:40 PM Comments comments (0)
Best of 2 runs format Nov 25, Dec 9, Dec 16, Jan 13, Jan 27, Feb 10, Feb 24 Double Header Format Mar 10, Mar 24, Apr 7 Doors open 12:00 Jackpots starts 1:00 Arena booked until 3:00 Entry Fees Open $30.00 Youth $20.00 Peewee $5.00 (Peewees get their $5.00 back) Exhibition $5.00 Questions contact Trina Swerbus Anyone competing at these jackpots has to have purchased the yearly $5.00 YAS membership (can be purchased at jackpot) Anyone competing at these jackpots has to have their ABRA membership or permit. Has to be purchased off of the Alberta Barrel Racing Association website and have received their cards by the jackpot - 2017 memberships do not expire until Dec 31, 2017. If you buy your 2018 membership between October 1 and Dec 31 all jackpots from July 1, 2017 to next June 30, 2018 will count towards 2018 finals. Peewee age has changed for 2018. Peewees are 10 & under. Youth is 11-16 Open Membership $110. Open Permit $30 Youth Membership $85. Youth Permit $30 Peewee Membership $30. Peewee Permit $15. Link to purchase memberships: Hope to see you all there! If we have time, we might even try to throw in a few pole runs!!