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The Forty-Ninth Year

Equestrium -- Kingdom of the West

April 10-12, 2015 (AS XLIX)

Bar SZ Ranch,
Paicines, CA

From The Page (March, 2015)

We will be on a working ranch with over 600 acres to enjoy nestled the Pinnacles. The site is about 30-45 minutes from Hollister. The site has a lighted arena, round pens, a large outdoor arena and a network of trails and trail obstacles that can accommodate a variety of horse and rider skills. There will also be an archery and thrown weapons range available. Camping (tent and RV) space is available at no additional charge. RV Camping is “dry” so no water/sewer hookups but access to electricity is available. There is a HUGE barbeque grill available for use as well as a large concrete pas suitable for feast table set up. There are ten (10) stalls available for use for a small fee) as well as several LARGE pastures for horses that can hang out together (also for a small fee). Stall and pasture reservation requests will need to be received NO LATER than April 5, 2015. Portable stalls and enclosures are allowed on site as well so if you have one please feel free to bring it.Please note that cell phone reception is not great (unless you have Verizon) at the ranch. Wifican be accessed however near the guest houses.

LOANER/RENTAL HORSES AVAILABLE: Please contact Tim and Michelle for more information and day rates at (contact info omitted).

CLASSES, RIDES & WORKSHOPS: We hope to offer a wide variety of classes for the equestrian and non-equestrian alike. Archery, Rapier, Arts & Sciences, Armored Combat and other topics will be covered in the classes and workshops. Working with livestock (cattle) from horseback and enjoying the awesome trails and trial obstacles on site are just some of the activities planned. Of course there will be classes on horses and horsemanship in the context of the SCA as well! Open rides all day! As we get closer to the event day be on the lookout for a workshop schedule.

If you are interested in TEACHING an Equestrian based class please contact Mistress Else Hunrvoght at (email address omitted). For TEACHING ALL OTHER CLASSES please contact your autocrat team at (email address omitted).

POTLUCK FEAST: Bring a dish to share! We’ll dine under the stars and enjoy the fellowship of good friends! There is a HUGE barbecue that is available for use. Stay tuned for more information!

CAMPING: Ample camping space is available! Standard West Kingdome fire laws are in effect. The site has flush privies Stay tuned for more details as the event date gets closer.

Site Information: BAR SZ RANCH (address omitted), Paicines, CA. (web address omitted)

Site opens at 12:00 noon on Friday and will close at 4:00pm on Sunday.

Site Fee: $15

Autocrat Richard d’ Camville (contact info omitted)

Description of this event (if any), taken from The Page, or from memory of at least one person who attended the event.

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