Chapter Events

   
 

2017 CHAPTER RIDE AND EVENT SCHEDULE

Events listed on this page are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Verify prior to departure.
be sure and check the Maps page for directions and other maps not linked here
For more detailed ride information, click the links for that event.
For events at the DNR compound on 88th Ave Tumwater see this layout
Washington State Prize Rides
Capitol Riders 2017 ride list
All day rides meet at 10 am, ride out at 10:30.
Unless otherwise posted, all are welcome at chapter events or rides. On rides you will be required to sign a liabilty release. And you will be asked if you want to join the chapter/BCHW.
For other events see NW Horse Source
 
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Date of Event Activity & Location Contact
  January
1 New Years Day ride @ Vi Stickley's ranch, ride out at 11, potluck, bring chair  
7 NW Equifest  
14 BCHW Leadership Training, Moses Lake  
14 Trail fun day, Ethel Events Center, 10-4  
17 General Meeting Littlerock fire hall 7 pm  
21 Northwest Horseback Search And Rescue Orientation, Facebook event  
22 Oakland Bay Dutch Oven potluck, flyer  
26 DNR User meeting 6 pm, 801 88th Ave Tumwater, agenda  
27 Ethel Events Center Pole night, Facebook event  
     
  February
4 BCHW Leadership Training, North Bend, agenda  
15 Big Tent Rally Day, Capitol Campus, 10 am to 2:00 pm, exit map parking map Parking link Free parking instructions Big Tent Coalition web site  
15 BCHW Legislative Day, Capitol Campus, Legislative Building, Senate Hearing Room 2A next to Lt. Governor  
17-19 Spirit of the West Cowboy Gathering - Ellensburg  
20 National Hug an Equestrian Day  
21 General Meeting Littlerock fire hall 7 pm  
24 Whatcom BCHW auction, flyer  
25 Mossyrock Horse and Riders Mountain Man ride see Prize Rides
25 Pack saddle fitting class, flyer  
     
  March
3-5 Washington State Horse Expo, Clark County Fairgrounds  
4 Seminar: When Disaster Strikes: Emergency Preparedness, Facebook event  
5 Tom Reed Indoor Trail Challenge Playday, Facebook event  
12 Rattlenake Ridge Riders chili feed ride see Prize Rides
16 "Come Ask The Vet" put on by the Livestock Coalition, 6-7:30 pm, Littlerock fire hall, flyer  
17-19 BCHW Rendezvous - Ellensburg Registration form, flyer  
18 Mud & Drainage seminar, Kiperts 8439 Old Hwy 99 3-6 pm, facebook event  
21 General Meeting Littlerock fire hall 7 pm  
25 Capitol Forest Great Gravel Pack-In, Mima TH, flyer  
25 Coyote Ridge Endurance Ride, Facebook event  
28-4/3 National Mule Day  
30 DNR User meeting 6 pm, 801 88th Ave Tumwater  
     
  April
1 Pierce County 4-H tack sale, 9-4, Tacoma Unit-Spanaway 17812 14th Ave. E,
Spanaway
1 Ranch Rodeo, Facebook event  
7-9 BCHW LNT Basic Skills class, Spokane Doc & Deb wesselius @ wildblue.net
8 WE Playday, Johnson's South Sound Equestrian Center, Rochester Facebook event
9 Tom Reed Despooking Clinic, Facebook event  
15 Rodeo for Special Needs, Kennewick, Facebook event  
18 General Meeting Littlerock fire hall 7 pm  
21 Yamhill Oregon Horsedrawn Vehicle & Farm Equipment Auction, Facebook event  
22 Earth Day  
22 Equestrinne of Mason County annual Tack & Garage Sale, 8 to 4, US Hwy 101 milepost 351.6 570 W Fredson R, Shelton
22 JBLM Training Area 23 day ride, CANCELLED  
23 Walla Walla Wagon Wheelers ride, Facebook event  
28-30 Methow Valley BCHW Spring Ride see Prize Rides
     
  May
1 Capitol Forest opens to Horses  
3 Horesmanship 101 beginning session, see flyer for remaining dates Healing Hearts Ranch
5-7 Horse Packing & Wilderness Skills Expo, Klamath County Fairgrounds, Klamath Falls, OR, flyer Facebook
8-12 Ride to Rendezvous, Winthrop see Prize Rides
12-14 49rs Packer's Rendezvous see Prize Rides
13 Tom Reed Mountain Trail Obstacle Clinic, Facebook event  
16 General Meeting Littlerock fire hall speaker Dr Affeldt - worming & vaccines at 7-8 pm, meeting at 8 pm  
18-20 LL Stub Stewart State Park camp out near Portland, reservations needed Dean/Susan Hartman
20 day ride at Kennedy Creek, 10 am at the gate Laura
20 Joe Watt prize ride, Joe Watt Canyon, Discover Pass required see Prize Rides
25 DNR User meeting 6 pm, 801 88th Ave Tumwater  
28 Roslyn Riders Poker Ride see Prize Rides
27-30 Wenas BBQ Flats camp out, Discover Pass required Dean/Susan Hartman
     
  June
3 National Trails Day   
8-11 Nile Camp Out Dean/Susan Hartman
10-11 Front Country Trailhead Camping Seminar, Riverside State Park, flyer, registration  
11 saw certification class with Oakland Bay  
17 2nd QTR BCHW Board of Directors meeting - Ellensburg  
17 Livestock Coalition Benefit Ride, Evergreen Sportsmen's Club see Prize Rides
20 General Meeting Littlerock fire hall 7 pm  
23-25 chapter "Come Ride Our Part Of The State" camp/ride at Margaret McKenny campground - with winning bidder Sue Davis
24 Nisqually-Mashel day ride, CANCELLED  
     
  July
1 Roslyn Riders Family Fun Playday, flyer  
6-10 Les Hilde Camp Out, Discover Pass required Dean/Susan Hartman
8 Midnight Rider ride, Kennedy Creek, Facebook event, flyer Bobbi Walker
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8-9 CMO, see Capitol Forest schedule  
11 Kids Horse Day Camp, Facebook event  
15 Elbe Hills day ride, Discover Pass required Carrie Russell
18 General Meeting Littlerock fire hall 7 pm  
22 National Day of the Cowboy, Code of Conduct  
22 Mount St Helens BCHW prize ride Kalama HC see Prize Rides
27 DNR User meeting 6 pm, 801 88th Ave Tumwater  
27-31 Whitefish HC Oregon Camp Out, see August 1, reservations needed early Dean/Susan Hartman
28-30 Ferry County BCHW Scenic Kettle Crest ride, Jungle Hill Horse Camp see Prize Rides
     
  August
1 Whitefish HC Oregon Camp Out, see July 27-31 Dean/Susan Hartman
2-5 BCHW Statewide work party, Gypsy Meadow, Salmo-Priest Wilderness, map (2.1 Mb)  
10-13 Kalama Horse Camp Camp Out Dean/Susan Hartman
15 General Meeting Littlerock fire hall 7 pm  
15 Kids Horse Day Camp, Facebook event  
21-30 Nehalem Bay Oregon Camp Out, see Sept 1-4, reservations needed Karen Daniels
26 Green Mountain day ride - Kitsap County, Discover Pass required Carrie Russell
     
  September
1-4 Nehalim Bay Oregon Camp Out, see Aug 21-30 Karen Daniels
7-11 Mount Adams Horse Camp Camp Out Dean/Susan Hartman
9 Tahoma BCHW prize ride see Prize Rides
9-10 CMO, see Capitol Forest schedule  
16 3rd QTR BCHW Board of Directors meeting - Ellensburg  
16 JBLM Training Area 20 day ride, pass required Carrie Russell
19 General Meeting Littlerock fire hall 7 pm  
28 DNR User meeting 6 - 8 pm, 801 88th Ave Tumwater  
30 National Public Lands Day  
30 Ponderosa BCHW Fall Fun Ride and Scavenger Hunt see Prize Rides
     
  October
  Scatter Creek day ride, Discover Pass required Carrie Russell
17 General Meeting Littlerock fire hall 7 pm nominations
28 BCHW Wine Ride, Zillah see Prize Rides
     
  November
16 DNR User meeting 6 - 8 pm, 801 88th Ave Tumwater 2018 forest event schedule
21 General Meeting Littlerock fire hall 7 pm elections
30 Capitol Forest closes to Horses (Equine Loop map open)  
     
  December
2 4th QTR BCHW Board of Directors meeting - Ellensburg  
tbd Chapter Christmas Party  
13 National Day of the Horse  
     
     
For general meeting location see the Join Us page or click on the "Littlerock fire hall" link for a Google map