Pleasure Shows

Parker Trail Riders offers a summer buckle series which now consists of six open pleasure shows every season from April through September! Only your top 5 shows will count for year end awards. Both English and Western classes are offered and riders of all ages and experience levels are encouraged to participate.

Forms: Pleasure Show Bill and Entry Forms , COVID Release Form

Online pre-registration form: PTR Pleasure Summer Series Sign-Up.

Volunteer Sign Up: Signup Genius

Patterns for pleasure shows – Posted the Friday morning before each show


Click on the image of the pattern below to access a PDF of the patterns for that event.

Showmanship, English & Western

Trail & Ranch Riding

2023 Dates:

Pleasure Shows are held on Saturdays:

  1. April 20
  2. May 20
  3. June 17
  4. July 15
  5. August 19
  6. September 16
  7. October (Rain Date TBD)

Show Info:

Office Open:    7:00 am

Show Start:   8:00 am

Entry Fee $10.00 per class. Non-Members $10.00 office fee (per horse/rider combination)

There is a $10.00 fee for anyone who doesn’t pre-register.

There is a Family Max Out of $175.00


  1. English Pleasure
  2. English Equitation
  3. English Pattern
  4. Western Pleasure
  5. Western Equitation
  6. Western Horsemanship Pattern

Age Divisions:

  • Leadline
  • Walk/Trot Novice
  • 13 & Under
  • 14-40
  • 40+
  • Open

Refer to our Operations Manual for a complete list of Pleasure Show rules.

  • Classes may be combined at the discretion of the Show Committee – points will be tallied according to original age group.
  • Showmanship and Trail classes can be shown in English OR Western tack.
  • Age is determined as of January 1.
  • Appropriate Attire is required for all Classes including Long Pants and Heeled Boots.
  • All patterns will be posted at the shows. Helmets are strongly encouraged.
  • Novice Rider classes are open to competitors (horse & rider combinations) who are not participating in age group classes.
  • Western classes – Two hands allowed with a snaffle bit or bosal on any age horse.
  • Refer to the PTR Operations Manual for further information on clothing, classes, PTR year end awards and general show rules.


Salisbury Equestrian Park

11920 N Motsenbocker Rd., Parker, CO 80134

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