Horse kickin’ fun on May Day weekend

Houston is stirring with activity as the May long weekend comes up, and the horse club is rearing to go with their kick off events.

Houston is stirring with activity as the May long weekend comes up.

The Pleasant Valley Horse Club is gearing up for their annual kick off with rodeo events planned Friday through Monday.

Horse Club treasurer Lory Howard says the events will be at Four Seasons Park and are planned as follows:

Friday the club is hosting a cattle sorting clinic at 6 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday there will be cattle sorting 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

“We have up to 40 riders for the cattle sorting,” said Howard.

At 1 p.m. Saturday, there will be the Ranch Hand Competition, Undecoration, Steer Daubing and Break-Away-Roping.

At 1 p.m. on Sunday, there will be a 20-rider Jackpot Gymkhana, as well as a dog show hosted by Head to Tail, with proceeds going to the Northwest Animal Shelter.

Monday at 10 a.m. the Horse Club is hosting a Little Britches Gymkhana for children under 17.

Besides the Horse Club kickoff, the Houston fire fighters are hosting a pancake breakfast, by donation, on Saturday, 7 to 11 a.m. at the Houston Fire Hall.

The Ian Bush Memorial Slo Pitch Tournament will be Friday to Monday, with six teams playing at the Four Seasons Park.

Enjoy your long weekend and check out the many local events around town.