Category Archives: Horse Shows

IBRA Speed Show at Al-Bar Ranch July 10, 11, & 12

We are excited to announce the first show of 2020 at Al-Bar Ranch. Below you will find the show bill, all pertinent information, and contact information for the show producer for any further questions. To print or for easier reading download the show bill below.

Information of Note

  • IBRA Approved
  • All classes payback 70%
  • Must have at least 20 entries for added money
  • No Refunds
  • Tie-Out Only (No Stalls)
  • No Electric
  • $5 Camping Fee per Night (Primitive Camping Only)
  • $5 Office Fee per horse/rider combo per day
  • Full Concessions on Friday and Saturday
  • Snacks at Entry Booth on Sunday

Please keep in mind Al-Bar Ranch only provides the grounds for the show and leaves all decisions to show producers and staff.

Scheduled Shows at Al-Bar Ranch

Mark your calendars for June 7th & 8th and July 19th & 20th as two speed shows have been set for 2019. Below you’ll find the planned show bill for the two dates. Currently June 7th is an IBRA sanctioned show and both dates in July are IBRA sanctioned.

Please keep in mind Al-Bar Ranch only provides the grounds for the show, does not create the show bill, or set times for anything. If you have questions or concerns please contact either Jon Sharp or Haley McKenzie, their phone numbers are listed at the bottom of the pictured show bill.

Primitive camping is available and stalls are not available.

Finally only these two dates have been scheduled so far. If you are interested in running a show at Al-Bar Ranch please get in contact with us as we’d be happy to discuss other possibilities.

As well if other shows become available or scheduled

Al-Bar IBRA Show Dates

(Updated 8/20/18)

We finally have dates for you for the IBRA shows taking place here at Al-Bar Ranch. Below you’ll find the show bill both in image format as well as a pdf (easier to print off).

As in the past, this years shows will take place Friday Evening and Saturday. Primitive camping (no water/electric hook-up) is available for those wanting to stay the night Friday and race again on Saturday.

IBRA Show Warm-Up & Start Times

Friday Warm-Ups begin 6pm with classes starting at 7:30pm. End time will vary depending on the number of entrants.

Saturday Warm-Ups being 9am with classes starting at 11:00am. Again end time will vary depending on the number of entrants.

Scheduled IBRA Show  Dates (Updated 8/20)

  • June 15 & 16
  • July 20 & 21 – Canceled
  • August 24 & 25 – Canceled

Here is a pdf version of the show bill as well.

Other Scheduled Shows

  • CANCELED (Updated 7/23) – August 4, & 5 (Saturday, & Sunday) – IBRA Summer Sizzler Series
  • August 12 (Sunday) Saint Joseph Sheriffs Posse Speed Show

Sheriff's Posse Show BillMake sure to take the opportunity to spread the new by liking and sharing these events on our Facebook page!

Local Shows

We’ve had quite a few people asking about local shows. Currently we are still waiting on Show Bills for the shows that are scheduled here. The only for sure, scheduled shows are in August. Once we have those show bills we will get them posted both here and on our Facebook page.

For now though we’re posting show bills that have been brought into the store. The first is Buchanan Westerners Riding Club. Picture below or you can go to their website which is linked to download a copy yourself.

Buchanan Westerners Show BillShow Bills for Buchanan Westerners ShowsSecond we have Stateline Stables Buckle Series Shows. Again the show bill is show below and for more information you can go to their website which is linked as well.

Stateline Stables Show Bill

Saint Joseph Sheriff Posse Speed Show

We just wrapped up a busy weekend with a IBRA Speed Show. A few people were asking if/when we’d be having another speed show this year. Lucky for you there is one more! It takes place Sunday August 13th!

The Saint Joseph Sheriff Posse is hosting their Annual Open Speed Show with warm ups starting at 10 a.m. and has $300 added money. You’ll find the show bill below. We look forward to seeing you!

Sunday August 13th – Sheriff Posse Speed Show

IBRA-Barrel Shows in July at Al-Bar!

We are finally able to confirm there are two upcoming IBRA sanctioned show taking place here at Al-Bar in July.

The first is taking place July 14th, 15th, & 16th – a Friday, Saturday, & Sunday show.

The second show is July 29th & 30th – a Saturday & Sunday show. It is part of the Sizzler Series with $3,000 added money and is both Indiana and Michigan approved. You can find the show bill pictured below or for easy print off embedded in the link below the image.

Al-Bar IBRA Sizzler Series Show Bill – July 29th-30th

As always we will be open those days for last minute needs! There will be concessions during both shows as well.

Madison Township Open Show this Weekend

If you’re looking for something to do this up coming weekend Madison Township is putting on a Horse & Pony Open Show. Below you’ll find an image of the show bill that is also available in the store.

Keep a look out for other show’s that we’ll be posting soon, and if you know of any shows we’re missing let us know so we can help spread the word! Thanks!

Also we know many of you have been asking about IBRA shows at Al-Bar. Unfortunately, so far there has not been anything scheduled. If things are to change we will update you both here and our Facebook page!