2016 WASHINGTON STATE PRIZE RIDE LIST, plus some other equine events
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This page last updated Saturday, May 7, 2016 7:35 PM
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March 13: Rattlesnake Ridge Riders BCHW 30th Annual Chili Feed Ride, Horn Rapids County Park, Benton City, www.rattlesnakeridgeriders.org, registration, liability release, flyer
March 18-20 BCHW Rendezvous, General Meeting, Dinner, Auction, Cowboy Church and more, Kittitas Valley Event Center (fairgrounds), Ellensburg, www.BCHW.org, Facebook, reservations, flyer, schedule
March 18-20: Northwest Horse Fair and Expo, Albany, Oregon, www.equinepromotions.net/northwest-horse-fair
April 23: Mossyrock Horse and Riders Spring Trail Ride, Lewis County, Facebook, flyer, Gmap4 map link
April 23: Rainier Paint Horse Club Trail Ride & Chili Feed, Washington State Horse Park, Cle Elum, Kittitas County, Facebook, flyer
April 29-May 1: Methow Valley BCHW Spring Ride, Twisp, Okanogan County, www.mvbch.com, Facebook, flyer & registration, new rider info, ride history, Beaver Creek Campground
May 2-6: Washington Outfitters and Guides Ride to Rendezvous 2016, Methow Valley, Okanogan County www.woga.org registration, waiver
May 6-8: Packers Rendezvous, Winthrop city park, www.woga.org
May 7: Lewis County BCHW Fun Ride at Burnt Ridge, Onalaska, Facebook, flyer, Gmap4 map link
May 14: Inland Empire BCHW Prize Ride at Fishtrap Lake, Lincoln County, michellejonirwin@msn.com, www.iebch.org, Facebook, registration & flyer, Info on Fishtrap, 8.5x11 topo map, BLM map
May 14: Backcountry Horsemen of Washington (BCHW) Prize Ride, Joe Watt Canyon, Kittitas County, flyer
May 19-June 1: John Wayne Pioneer Wagons and Riders cross-state ride, Kittitas to Whitman County www.jwpwr.org, membership, registration
May 21: Oakland Bay & Capitol Riders BCHW Prize Ride, Kennedy Creek (between Shelton and Olympia), Mason County, www.oaklandbaybchw.org, capitolriders.org, Facebook-OaklandBay, Facebook-CapitolRiders, flyer
May 29: Roslyn Riders Poker Ride, Facebook, www.roslynriders.com, flyer
June 4: EWQHA prize ride, Silver Ridge Ranch, www.silverridgeranch.com, Easton, Kittitas County, flyer, registration
June 11: Western Washington Longears Mule Club annual Chicken Ride. Sahara Horse Camp, Elbe, Facebook, www.wwlongears.com, info
June 18: Livestock Coalition Benefit Poker Ride, Evergreen Sportsmen's Club, Littlerock (Capitol Forest), Thurston County, Livestock.coalition@yahoo.com, waslico.com, Facebook, flyer&registration, Discover Pass not required (private property)!
June 18: Western Washington Regional Appaloosa Club prize ride, Les Hilde Trailhead - Harry Osborne State Forest, flyer, www.wwrac.org
June 18: Ellensburg Rodeo Posse, Flying Horseshoe Ranch, Cle Elum, Kittitas County, Stephen Moore at sem1949@yahoo.com, www.ellensburgrodeoposse.com, Facebook, 7 am to 7 pm, Facebook event page
June 25: Grays Harbor BCHW Fund Ride, Matlock, Mason County, Facebook, web site, flyer, Gmap4 map link
July: Mt. Adams BCHW Fun Ride will not be held this year!
July 9: Treasure Hunt, Silver Ridge Ranch, Easton, Kittitas County, www.silverridgeranch.com
July 9: BCHW NW Region Prize Ride, Les Hilde Trailhead - Harry Osborne State Forest, flyer, info
July (tbd): John Wayne Pioneer Wagons and Riders summer ride, www.jwpwr.org, registration
July 15-17: Olympic BCHW Western Dream Ride, Flying Horseshoe Ranch, Cle Elum, Kittitas County, www.olympicbchwa.org, flyer, registration
July 16: Pierce County BCHW Prize Ride. Sahara Horse Camp, Elbe, Facebook (closed group), www.pccbchwa.org, flyer Sally 253-592-4609
July (tbd): Cascadence Celebrate the Horse, Washington State Horse Park, Cle Elum, Kittitas County, www.wahorsepark.org
July 23: Mount St. Helens BCHW Fun Ride, Kalama Horse Camp, Skamania County, bchwmountsthelens.org, Facebook, flyer
July 29-31: Ferry County BCHW Steak Ride, Lambert Creek Horse Camp, Republic, www.fccbchw.com, Facebook, flyer, registration
August 6: Enumclaw Trail Riders BCHW Prize Ride, Buck Creek, King/Pierce County, Facebook, flyer
August 13: C-B’s Charity Ride, Silver Ridge Ranch, Easton, Kittitas County, www.silverridgeranch.com, flyer
August 20: Kitsap Saddle Club Prize Ride, Green Mountain Horse Camp, Kitsap County, www.thekitsapsaddleclub.org, Facebook, flyer
August 20: Peggy Bolling Memorial Scholarship Foundation Ride, Hunter Tree Farm (US Hwy 101 MP 342.85), Shelton, Tom or Kris (360) 426-3771, tommasonco@yahoo.com or katznhorse@yahoo.com, flyer
August 26-29: Ride the Hill at Layton Hill Horse Camp, (preregister - 40 needed by Aug 10 or this event does not happen), Facebook, flyer
August 27: Western Washington Regional Appaloosa Club prize ride, Les Hilde Trailhead - Harry Osborne State Forest, flyer, www.wwrac.org
September 10: Tahoma BCHW Prize Ride at Danville-Georgetown, Maple Valley (Ravensdale), King County, www.Tahomabchw.org Facebook (closed group), flyer, Gmap4 map link to entrance
September (tbd): Meridian Riders Prize Ride at Buck Creek, King/Pierce County, www.meridianridingclub.org, Facebook, flyer
September 23-25: WSQHA AQHA 20th Annual Golden Harvest Charity Trail Ride, Flying Horseshoe Ranch, Cle Elum, Kittitas County, open to all breeds!, Facebook, flyer&registration
September 24: Whipple Creek Prize Ride, Ridgefield WA, wrinkledwranglers@40somethingcowgirls.com, map of trails, Whipple Creek Park Restoration Committee, Facebook, flyer
September 24: Ponderosa BCHW, Riverside State Park, Spokane, pbchw.com, Facebook, flyer
September 24: Island County BCHW Annual Russell Maugan's Memorial Chili Contest and Prize Ride, Putney Woods, South Whidbey Island, Bolton/Chadwick Farm, Islandcountybchw.webs.com, Facebook, flyer
September (tbd): Beta Rho Chapter of ESA prize ride, Castle Rock, WA, Benefiting Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital, flyer
September 24: Willapa Hills BCHW Prize Ride, Oxbow (SR 6 to MP 9.8, Oxbow Road), Pacific County, Facebook, flyer (Oxbow Road intersection approaching from Raymond, Chehalis)
October 1-2: Silver Ridge Ranch Charity Ride on Saturday, Playday on Sunday, Easton, Kittitas County, www.silverridgeranch.com
October (tbd): Horse Heritage Educational Program Poker Ride, horseheritage.org, Fan Lake, WA, 2015 Info page (needs updating), Facebook, Map to location, Driving directions
October 22: Traildusters BCHW Halloween Fun Ride, Pilchuck Tree Farm, Lake Armstrong entrance, Snohomish County, www.traildusters.org, Facebook, flyer
October 22: Olympic BCHW & Silver Spur Horse Club Halloween ride, Tahuya Horse Camp, flyer
October 29: 2015 BCHW Wine Ride at Zillah WA, Yakima County, bchwwineryride@gmail.com, www.bchw.org, Facebook, Dry camp or Day ride, Information&Registration
Competitive Rides (see web site for schedules)
North American Trail Ride Conference (www.natrc.org)
Equine Trail Sports (ETS) equinetrailsports.com and Facebook
     May 20-21: Trinity Trail Events Buckle Series Trail Challange, Washington State Horse Park, flyer
     August 20-21: Trinity Trail Events Buckle Series Trail Challange, Washington State Horse Park, flyer
     September 10-11: Trinity Trail Events Buckle Series Trail Challange, Washington State Horse Park, flyer
     October 1-2: Trinity Trail Events Buckle Series Trail Challange, Washington State Horse Park, flyer
American Competitive Trail Horse Association, www.actha.us
National Association Competitive Mounted Orienteering, www.nacmo.org
Washington Competitive Mounted Orienteering, www.wacmo.org and Facebook
PNER (Pacific Northwest Endurance Rides) pner.net
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To get your ride advertised on this list for next year please send an email to Peggy Paulson Wolf at rosehunt@aol.com or call (253) 797-2045
Please provide the date of the ride, name of the ride, location/address of the ride, web site, Facebook page, contact name(s)
with phone numbers and email addresses and a flyer if possible (the sooner you make one up the sooner we can post it)
If you don't want to provide a flyer then we'll need to know the entry fee, prize information, start and stop times and other info
the riders need to be aware of unless that information is on a web page. In that case we'll need the web page URL. Thank you.
This page is the official list hosted with permission by Capitol Riders.