Other Events

2016 Coming Events

Ninette Trail Ride and BBQ – July

Richer Rough Stock Rodeo – Aug. 5, 6, 7

Turn Spruce Woods Pink – Aug 15 – 20th

Morris Family Fun Gymkhana Day -  TBD

Marchand to Richer Pink Trail Ride - TBD

Remember Your Angel Campaign

Jewelry Sales

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A couple of months ago Dan Guetre, our major sponsor, was coerced into putting his hair, beard and mustache on the line to raise funds for us. It was finally decided that he would cut his hair if we raised $100.00. His only demand besides the funds raised that his hair be donated for making wigs. No brainer, agreed! The we convinced him that if he was going that far we should up the ante. We wanted his head shaved bald. He agreed IF we raised $250.00. Then we went for the big prize. Facial hair. There was much hemming and hawing but he finally conceded. This time we had to raise $500.00. So the challenge was on.

It took no time at all to get our first donation. Dan's mom, Sarah Marsh, quickly logged with a donation for the entire $100.00 to cut the hair. Within a couple of weeks we had the $250.00 to shave his head. The rest trickled in over the month leading up to the rodeo. Our deadline was 1:00pm August 8. The money had to be raised by the Richer Roughstock Rodeo. As we got nearer to the date Dan was getting a little cocky thinking we would never make our goal in time. The morning of the 8th we were still $110.00 short. As I was setting up my booth that morning a very nice gentleman sauntered over and slapped a $100.00 bill down on my table. In the next few hours more donators dropped by and by the deadline we had raised $680.00!

True to his word, Dan arrived at the chosen spot in the Trading Post, albeit a little late and sat down to lose his hair, his beard and his long time “friend” the mustache. With much grace and dignity (and much whining ) Dan turned himself over to the capable hands of Pam Glover, in charge of removing the hair, Marianne Curtis, in charge of facial hair removal and Myriam Dyck, overgrown eyebrow trimmer.

Thanks Dan for being such a good sport and making the whole experience much fun. Thank you to our many supporters who helped us reach and exceed our goal. A great time was had by all, including all the spectators who showed up to cheer us on.

Now, any challenger for next year?



Throughout the year we have been selling handmade jewelry  online and at various events.  One such event was the Trina Campbell Horsemanship clinic in May, host by Gail and Neil Cornock (Murdock Stables) and Sabrina Kirdie with Trina Campbell.  Numerous talented riders donated portions of their sales for the weekend while our hosts donated all auditing fees.  We also ran a Silent Auction aided by the lovely ladies of Helping Hands for Manitobans with Breast Cancer.

We will also have a sales and information booth set up once again at the Richer Rough Stock Rodeo on August 7th to 9th.  We are easy to find at the Trading Post, just look for PINK!

If you’d like to ride with us please contact me, soon!

If you’d like to donate click on the Donation tab and hit the button.  You can mark your donation either for Losing Dan’s Locks or Pledge to a Rider.  Tax receipts will be issued for all donations over $20.00 but any amount is gratefully accepted.

We are still in need of a Pilot Vehicle Driver for Aug 15th and Aug 19th.  As well as the pleasure of our company for the day, the lucky driver will also be fed supper on the days they are driving.   Shuttle drivers are also required for those days, to get the riders back to their horses after moving their rigs ahead.  If you have some hours to donate, please contact Pam Glover – 204 422-8076

Past events

May 9th & 10th, 2015 : Trina Campbell Clinic



2014  Big Helping Hooves Adventure

Starting May 4, 2014 from Ninette Manitoba, Pam Glover and Sandy Schmidt hit the PINK TRAIL again, raising funds for Manitobas breast cancer patients who require financial assistance while undergoing treatment.  They rode from Ninette, Manitoba to Richer Manitoba.  161 miles in 16 days!  YeeeeHaw More info...


May 4 – Kickoff from Ninette and ride to the corner of #23 and #5 highways.

May 5 – Corner to Glenboro

May 6 – Glenboro to Cypress River

May 7 – Cypress River to Holland

May 8 – Holland to Treherne

May 9 – Treherne to Rathwell

May 10 – Rathwell to St Claude

May 11 – St Claude to Elm Creek

May 12 – Elm Creek to Fannystelle

May 13 – Fannystelle to Starbuck

May 14 – Starbuck to Perimeter Highway (will trailer around Winnipeg to Deacons Corner)

May 15 – Deacons Corner to Dufresne

May 16 Dufresne to Richer

Contact Pam at pam@helpinghoovesmanitoba.com for information.

August 8, 9 and 10, 2014

Information and Sales booth at Richer Roughstock Rodeo



Past events in 2012

Trail Ride and Fun Day
Date: September 16, 2012
Location: Birds Hill Park, Manitoba

We gathered at the Manitoba Horse Council facility in beautiful Birds Hill Park for our last event of 2012. All participants had a lot of fun on the trail ride, and many of us learned a few new things about our four-legged partners during our exciting gymkhana-style games. Best of all, we were able to present a big cheque (thanks Dan and Monica) to Helping Hands for Manitobans with Breast Cancer with our total for the summers fundraising in the amount of $5872.20! Thanks Candace, Rachel and girls of Helping Hands for coming out yet again and cheering us on and providing such great support.






Sept 16 wrap up
Sept 16 wrap up
Sept 16 wrap up
Sept 16 wrap up

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Wild West Women's Weekend Trail Ride
Date: August 25 and 26, 2012
Location: Seasons Ranch, N. Sprucewoods Park, Manitoba

An amazing weekend was had by all in attendance at Seasons Ranch Wild West Women's Weekend for Helping Hooves. We rode, visited, ate, played and at the same time raised $2000.00 for our charity of choice, Helping Hands for Manitobans with breast cancer. Thank you so much Barb Fenwick for the donation of your beautiful ranch and everyone else who helped make the weekend a success! Click on any image to view larger.




Wild West Women's Weekend

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Le Canada Célèbre Sainte-Anne | St. Anne Celebrates Canada 2012
Date: July 1, 2012 at 12 p.m.
Location: St. Anne, Manitoba

This was a fun & exciting weekend. The annual parade was help on Sunday, and Helping Hooves of Manitoba supporters showed up in their finest pink attire! We met on the Town Yard, old Hwy #12 (north of Petrocan) at 9 a.m. to decorate our horses. As you can see from the images below, we were the most stylish group in the parade. Click on any image to view larger.




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Trail Ride and BBQ
Date: June 9 and 10
Location: Ninette, Manitoba

We saddled up at noon for a four hour trail ride and a yummy roast beef BBQ! There was also a silent auction and meat draw, and lots of time to kick back and soothe our saddle sores with friends and family. Click on any image to view larger.




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Helping Hooves Tack Sale and Flea Market
Date: April 21 and 22 from 10:00 - 4:00
Location: Second Chance Ranch in St. Andrews

Come out to shop or book a table to support a great cause! Tables are $10 per day with a limit of 2 families per table. To book a table please call Ashley at 482-9380 Text 492-6287 or email lsirwin@mts.net BBQ lunch and coffee will be available. Saturday, Barb Fenwick will be doing an Agility Demo and mini lesson. Spectators are free! Or participate with your horse for $35.00. $10 from every fee will be donated to Helping Hooves. To book a Horse agility spot please contact Barb Fenwick bfenwick@xplornet.com or call 204-466-2776. For directions or to check out Second Chance Ranch Please see http://2chanceranch.com/

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Our hoof prints won’t fade from the lives we touch!