Pin Oak Charity Horse Show
. Admission is free most days, but don’t miss some of the premium nights: family-friendly Grand Prixes on March 25 and April 1, the Hunter/Hatter Derby on March 31, and food trucks Thursdays through Sundays. Pack an ice chest (no glass containers), visit the Shetland therapy ponies and miniature horses and do a little shopping at The Pin Oak Marketplace; it’s a lot of fun, and you’ll feel better knowing that this philanthropic event benefits charities that support the healing of sick children.
Ticketed events are 4 to 9 p.m. March 25, March 31 and April 1. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and March 23-24, 26-30 and April 2. Great Southwest Equestrian Center, 2501 South Mason, Katy. For information and full schedule, call 713-621-6290 or visit pinoak.org
. Free to $10.
Dust off those derbies, because it’s that wonderful equestrian time of year when elegant hunters, high-flying show jumpers and the horsey set gather for the two-week event known as the