2015 WASHINGTON STATE PRIZE RIDE LIST, plus some other equine events
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This page last updated Tuesday, October 6, 2015 9:18 PM
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IMPORTANT - New Rule Change Effective 1/30/15 - 96 Hour Exemption rescinded See Document
February 13-15: Spirit of the West Cowboy Gathering, Ellensburg, www.ellensburgcowboygathering.com (888) 925-2204 Facebook
February 20-22: Northwest Horse Expo, Clark County Fairgrounds (near Portland), www.wastatehorseexpo.com flyer
February 21: 4-H Tack Sale, Monroe fairgrounds, Snohomish County, www.evergreenfair.org (425) 308-2815 more info
February 28 Mossyrock Horse and Riders Mountain Man Trail Ride & Chili Feed, Lewis County, Marsha (360) 880-4684, Dennis (360) 304-9645 and Fred (360) 520-7025 Facebook flyer Google map link
March 8: Rattlesnake Ridge Riders 29th Annual Chili Feed Ride, Horn Rapids County Park, Benton City, Michele Lawrence (509) 460-7528, michele0464@gmail.com www.rattlesnakeridgeriders.com registration Liability Release flyer
March 19-22: Northwest Horse Fair and Expo, Albany, Oregon, www.equinepromotions.net/northwest-horse-fair
March 20-22: BCHW Rendezvous, General Meeting, Dinner, Auction, Dance and more, Kittitas Valley Event Center (fairgrounds), Ellensburg, www.BCHW.org Facebook reservations flyer
April 18: Mossyrock Horse and Riders Spring Trail Ride, Lewis County, Marsha (360) 880-4684, Dennis (360) 304-9645 and Fred (360) 520-7025 Facebook flyer Google map link stick around and ride on the 19th on your own ($10 fee), no food/drinks provided that day
April 18: Rainier Painted Horse Club Trail Ride & Chili Feed, Washington State Horse Park, Cle Elum, Kittitas County, Facebook, flyer Facebook event page Lori (206) 919-5328 or lorinevin8@hotmail.com
April 24-26: Methow Valley Spring Ride, Twisp, Okanogan County, www.mvbch.com, Nancy Palagruti, (509) 997-4802, nanpal@centurylink.net Facebook, flyer & registration, new rider info, ride history (Bear Creek Campground alternate ride location - possible spring runoff issues with the road in) Google Map link to Bear Creek Campground (easy driving directions), Topo map link
May 4-8: Washington Outfitters and Guides Ride to Rendezvous 2015, Methow Valley, Okanogan County www.woga.org (509) 997-1080 registration waiver
May 8-10: Packers Rendezvous, Winthrop city park, www.woga.org (509) 997-1080
May 9: Lewis County Chapter Fun Ride at Burnt Ridge, Onalaska, Facebook, flyer Google map link GMap4 link
May 9: Inland Empire Chapter Prize Ride at Fishtrap Lake, Lincoln County, Ken Carmichael (509) 466-2225 inlandempirebch@gmail.com, www.iebch.com Facebook, preregister by May 6, registration, flyer, ride facts, Info on Fishtrap, 8.5x11 topo map, BLM map
May 16: Alpine Lakes Chapter Prize Ride, Joe Watt Canyon, Kittitas County, Joy Rucker, ruckm2j@gmail.com Facebook info Facebook Event page flyer
May 16: Multi-Chapter BCHW (Oakland Bay and Capitol Riders) Prize Ride, Kennedy Creek (between Shelton and Olympia) Mason County, www.oaklandbaybchw.org capitolriders.org Facebook-OaklandBay Facebook-CapitolRiders flyer Views (3.1 Mb PDF) Geocache GPX file, printable list of Geocache Coords., GPX file instructions (how did we get the coordinates?) prizes!
May 21-June 7: John Wayne Pioneer Wagons and Riders cross-state ride, Kittitas to Whitman County www.jwpwr.org, membership, registration
May 24: Roslyn Riders Prize Ride at Roslyn Riders Playfield SR 903, Roslyn, Kittitas County (509) 674-2404 www.roslynriders.com Facebook flyer
June 6: EWQHA prize ride, Silver Ridge Ranch Easton, Kittitas County www.silverridgeranch.com Diana Tasker (509) 929-1216 Tasker@fairpoint.net, flyer
June 13: Livestock Coalition Benefit Poker Ride, Evergreen Sportsmen's Club, Littlerock (Capitol Forest), Thurston County, Livestock.coalition@yahoo.com Facebook, flyer&registration Discover Pass not required (private property)!
June 20: Ellensburg Rodeo Posse, at Flying Horseshoe Ranch, Cle Elum, Kittitas County, Brian Fleming (509) 899-1442, brian@rodeoroofing.com, www.ellensburgrodeoposse.com, Facebook, info
June 27: Treasure Hunt at Silver Ridge Ranch, Easton, Kittitas County www.silverridgeranch.com
June 27: Grays Harbor Chapter BCHW Fund Ride, Hunter Tree Farm, Shelton, Sue Watson (360) 580-7704 or Barb Paris (360) 482-4197 Facebook flyer
July 11: Mt. Adams Chapter Fun Ride, Mt. Adams Horse Camp, Klickitat County, Alyssa Christensen (509) 250-0725 anc21589@gmail.com Facebook flyer Map showing fire boundary (this IS NOT the closure area boundary) as of 7/5/15, PCT closure info, Closure area info, Closure area map
July 11: BCHW NW Region Prize Ride at Les Hilde Trail Head - Harry Osborne State Forest Barbara Vache at dunerydr2@aol.com or (425) 334-6010, flyer
July 15-20: John Wayne Pioneer Wagons and Riders summer ride, www.jwpwr.org, registration
July 17-19: Olympic Chapter Western Dream Ride at Flying Horseshoe Ranch, Cle Elum, Kittitas County, Debbie Sundberg (360) 509-0699 debbiesundberg@donobi.net and Peggy Foote (253) 884-2439 papaandpebe@gmail.com, www.olympicbchwa.org, www.flyinghorseshoeranch.com flyer&registration
July 18: Pierce County BCHW Prize Ride. Sahara Horse Camp, Elbe, Facebook (closed group), flyer, Sally (253) 843-2706 or Louise (253) 732-8105 Saddledupw@aol.com
July 18-19: First Annual Cascadence Celebrate the Horse, Washington State Horse Park, Cle Elum, Kittitas County. www.wahorsepark.org
July 24-26: Ferry County Steak Ride at Lambert Creek Horse Camp, Republic, fccbchw.com, Jerry Downs (509) 775-3218, kozykabin@rcabletv.com, Facebook, flyer, Registration
July 25: Mount St. Helens Fun Ride at Kalama Horse Camp, Skamania County, bchwmountsthelens.org, Judy Smith (360) 687-2336, trailridenbuddy@yahoo.com Facebook flyer
August 1: Enumclaw Chapter Prize Ride at Buck Creek, King/Pierce County www.etrbchw.org Facebook flyer
August 1: Kitsap Saddle Club Prize Ride, Green Mountain Horse Camp, Kitsap County, www.thekitsapsaddleclub.org, Trina Rhoton (360) 876-0973 kikntwister@yahoo.com Facebook (closed group) 1st rider out at 9 $20 includes lunch
August 8: C-B’s Charity Ride at Silver Ridge Ranch, Easton, Kittitas County www.silverridgeranch.com Dawn Bass (509) 899-2561 flyer
August 22: Peggy Bolling Memorial Scholarship Foundation Ride, Hunter Tree Farm, Shelton, Tom or Kris (360) 426-3771, tommasonco@yahoo.com or katznhorse@yahoo.com flyer
August 28-29: Buckhorn Range Chapter Prize Ride Layton Hill Horse Camp, Sequim, Clallam County, www.olympus.net/community/buckhorn-bchw (360) 301-5139 nicolemshort@hotmail.com Facebook flyer
August 29: Western Washington Regional Appaloosa Club prize ride at Les Hilde Trail Head - Harry Osborne State Forest, Kristen Reiter, kris_daren@yahoo.com, (360) 320-0941 flyer, first prize is an Aussie Coat, www.wwrac.org
September 11-13: WSQHA AQHA 19th Annual Golden Harvest Charity Trail Ride. @ the Flying Horseshoe Ranch in Cle Elum, Kittitas County. Open to all breeds. Tina Laguna (425) 888-7708 Facebook flyer&registration
September 12: Tahoma Chapter Prize Ride at Danville-Georgetown, Maple Valley (Ravensdale), King County www.Tahomabchw.org Facebook (closed group), info, flyer, Google Map link to entrance, additional info Includes a "saddles only" tack sale, New this year. saddle consignment, 10 Percent commission (paid to TAH chapter) seller needs to supply display / stand / details for saddle / to be located next to the prize ride registration canopy.
September 12: Whipple Creek Prize Ride, Ridgefield WA wrinkledwranglers@40somethingcowgirls.com map of trails Whipple Creek Park Restoration Committee Facebook flyer
September 13: Meridian Riders Prize Ride at Buck Creek, King/Pierce County www.meridianridingclub.org Facebook flyer
September 19: Island County Chapter Annual Russell Maugan's Memorial Chili Contest and Prize Ride, Putney Woods South Whidbey Island. Bolton/Chadwick Farm. Emily Brink ebandhaldor@gmail.com (360) 929-7898 Islandcountybchw.webs.com Facebook flyer
September 19: Beta Rho Chapter of ESA prize ride at Castle Rock, WA. Benefiting Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital. Debby Merz (360) 577-1008, flyer, potluck!
September 26: Willapa Hills BCHW Prize Ride, Pacific County, Eva Kanick (360) 934-5500 or Tammy Aust (360) 942-8299, Facebook flyer
October 3-4: Silver Ridge Ranch Charity Ride on Saturday, Playday on Sunday, Easton, Kittitas County www.silverridgeranch.com
October 4: Horse Heritage Educational Program Poker Ride, horseheritage.org, Fan Lake WA, (509) 844-2556, pre-register by Sept 20, Info page, Facebook, Event page, Map to location, Driving directions
October 24: Traildusters Chapter Halloween Fun Ride at Pilchuck Tree Farm, Lake Armstrong entrance, Snohomish County www.traildusters.org Audrey cascadetrailrider@gmail.com (425) 308-4636 Facebook 1st Rider out at 9am, Last Rider 11am. Lots of prizes and Hay Raffle, Food available for purchase. flyer
October 24: Olympic Chapter & Silver Spur Horse Club Halloween ride, Tahuya Horse Camp, Julie (360) 509-4633, Eileen (360) 621-3784, Debbie (360) 509-0699, flyer
October 31: 2015 BCHW Wine Ride at Zillah WA, Yakima County, bchwwineryride@gmail.com, www.bchw.org and 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
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.