The Ranch Cutting on Saturday Nov 4th is FULL


Those of you who have already entered—Thank you! We will have the entry & team lists out by this Sunday & the draw will be posted several days in advance of the event.


We still have room for more SortNRope teams but this coming Friday is the cutoff—you can email me the entry SYVEAoffice@gmail.com , just follow up with hard copy/payment in the mail payable SYVEA, mailed to ATTN Nancy Hunsicker, PO Box 1079, Santa Ynez, CA, 93460


If you don’t have ropers—NO WORRIES—we will draw you ropers!


Our Silent Auction starts Saturday morning during the Ranch Cutting and includes LOTS of great items including 2024 Breedings to Scooter Kat, Call Me Mitch and CD Highlights, a chute fee from Santa Lucia, fabulous comprehensive Vet Pack from Alamo Pintado, private clinics with Justin Wright & Philip Ralls as well as other top trainers and the list goes on…we will publish a list in a couple days… DON’T FORGET TO BUY TICKETS TO THE SATURDAY AFTERNOON-EVENING BBQ!!  We’re having live music, doing a live 50/50 Auction on Sunday’s SortNRope Teams, along with a Cake Auction, plus the Silent Auction will close during dinner. Please email me ASAP re; BBQ tickets  SYVEAoffice@gmail.com  so we can get a reasonably accurate headcount.


Huge thank you for your support of the SYVEA Ranch Cutting & RopeNSort—this fundraiser will support improvements that will enhance our enjoyment of the SYV Equestrian Facility and we are going to have a GREAT weekend of horses, cows, fellowship & fun! An even huger thank you to our generous sponsors listed below as well as our committee members who have put in many hours to make this weekend happen: Anselmo Ramirez, Dani Burkitt, Lisa Lyons, Karyn Stevens, Barb Crist, Lisa Novatt and Charlotte Becerra—when you see them, please thank them—this event wouldn’t happen without them!


Nancy Hunsicker

Show Secretary

805-895-1924 mobile/text


Please email Nancy Hunsicker nlehunsicker@gmail.com for sponsorship information and opportunities

~rotary of santa ynez valley~

~c-5 ranch:the crist family~

~the Burkitt family~

~ranch N back~

~santa lucia farm~

~alamo pintado clinic~

~old Spanish days fiesta

stock horse show & rodeo~

~santa ynez valley western heritage foundation~

~coastal hay & Ag~

~Happy N Ranch ~

~Lynda Kest ~


~The Erenberg Family~

~Eric Freitas-ScooTer Kat~

~Linda Katz/CD Lights~



                   ~jeff lockwood/dorwood distillery~

~Justin Wright~

~Phillip ralls-Call me mitch~

~Paul Bonello~

~santa ynez feed & mill~

~jacobsen hay & feed~

~Sunstone Winery~

~The Fuel Depot~

~pro equine group,inc-dustin noblitt~


Please call or email Nancy Hunsicker nlehunsicker@gmail.com  805-895-1924 or Dani Burkitt  805-331-3963 for Sponsorship information & opportunities

Santa Ynez Valley Equestrian Association 

The Santa Ynez Valley Equestrian Association is a non-profit organization serving the Santa Ynez Valley. Our organization is based out of the Santa Ynez Valley Equestrian Center in California’s beautiful Central Coast.  We are a members – only club that encourages anyone wanting to participate in our association, whether on horseback, behind the scenes or  just socially. Click here for membership information.


The mission of the Santa Ynez Valley Equestrian Association is to provide a multi-use facility for equine activities with accompanying educational experience in order to foster safe and humane horsemanship. Our goal is to develop, maintain and operate our equestrian facility in a manner that preserves and enriches our community’s equestrian lifestyle including youth and therapeutic riding. The center is envisioned as a resource that will attract quality equestrian events and innovative instruction to improve the special relationship between horse and human.

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