Jacob Hamblin Days

Join us June 17-18, 2016


2016 Jacob Hamblin Days Event Schedule


Friday, June 17, 2016


Honeymoon Trail from Kanab to House Rock Valley  8:00 a.m.

Travel by truck or SUV from Kanab to Navajo Wells, up over the Buckskin Mountain down to Signature Rock and on to House Rock Valley. Highlights of this trip will be the new monument at Navajo Wells dedicated in April of this year to the early pioneers who traveled this trail to and from Arizona by horseback and covered wagon. And, Signature Rock where many of their names were carved into sandstone cliffs when they stopped overnight to water and rest. This ride will take approximately 6-7 hours. Bring your own lunch and drinks. This ride will be guided by Mel Heaton. Meet at Honey’s IGA in Kanab. Departure time is 8:00 a.m.

Friday Events held at the Kane Plex Arena:

Jacob Hamblin Days Youth Ranch Rodeo

Sign Up  6:00 p.m.

Rodeo  7:00 p.m.

Contact: John Reese 435-689-0802

Women’s Team Sorting   9:00 p.m.

3 person teams $5.00 per person $15.00 per team

Contact: Alicia Hatch 435-899-0154

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Horse Back Trail Ride – Kanab Creek meeting at 7:30 a.m. at peek a boo trailhead

This is a 4 to 5 hour trail ride starting at 4 mile canyon on Glendale Bench – This is the original trail into Kanab from Glendale for light buggies and horseback. Ride through the Whites to the head waters of Kanab Creek, to Peek-a-boo and on to Diana’s Throne. Bring own water and snacks. Pre-registration necessary. We will need to trailer horses to 4 mile canyon and return the rigs to Diana’s Throne. We will coordinate ferrying the rigs. Pre-registration necessary unless you have someone to ferry your trailer back to Diana’s Throne from 4 mile canyon. We will meet at the Peek-A-Boo Trailhead parking lot at 7:30 a.m. and depart at 8:00 a.m. Horses can be rented for this ride from Mel Heaton.

Call Mel at 928-643-7292 to make these arrangements.

Contacts: Bob Johnson 435-689-0986 or Mark Overas 435-899-0813

Women’s Barrel Racing

Jacob Hamblin Days Barrel Racing Form

Fredonia Arena

4 d Barrel Racing

Sign Up          9 a.m.   Utah Time

Barrel Race   10 a.m Utah Time

$500 added money – $20 entry fee. This event will be held at the Fredonial Arena. Call Jessica for more information.

Contact: Call Jessica Lathim 435-689-1556

Saturday Events at Kane Plex Arena 

Team Roping – 10:00 a.m.


Contact: Doug Tebbs 435-773-5774

Jacob Hamblin Days Ranch Rodeo

Ranch Rodeo Entry Form

Sign Up 6:00 p.m.

Rodeo  7:00 p.m.

Competitive Ranch Events – Barrel Racing – Ranch Teams from Southern Utah