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Trail Challenge Obstacle Course

Recreational Competition

Peninsula Saddle Club

6407 Sandridge Road Long Beach, WA 98631

Friday, May 17, 2019 - Sunday, May 19, 2019

Date Type Mi Name Contact Contact Roster
Fri - 05/17 IH Beach Buckle Series In Hand 1 of 5 Mary Loos 40snapdragon@gmail.com
(360) 442-3529
Sat - 05/18 OC Beach Buckle Series Obstacle Course 2 of 5 Mary Loos 40snapdragon@gmail.com
(360) 442-3529
Sun - 05/19 TC 6 Beach Buckle Series Trail Challenge 3 of 5 Mary Loos 40snapdragon@gmail.com
(360) 442-3529

About The Venue

WindHaven Therapeutic Riding and the Peninsula Saddle Club invites you to the beach for a weekend full of obstacles to challenge both rider and horse, for fun and friendship.  This event is set on 10 lovely acres with a large outdoor arena.

There is year-round dry camping with no hookups, restroom facilities but no showers. Camping reservations can be made with registration or at sign in.  

There are a limited number of pens available for an additional fee on a first come first serve basis, we are NOT taking reservations for the pens for this event.  You are welcome to bring panels, portable pens and generators to use.  Camping is in a large grass field. 

We are a moderate walk to town by foot or hoof.  Or take the opportunity for a sunset ride on the beach.

Event Details

1st Part of the Beach Buckle Series. The 2nd Part will be September 21 & 22  2019.

Friday afternoon In Hand Obstacle Course in the Arena.

Saturday Obstacle Course in the Arena.

Sunday Obstacle Course Trail Ride.

This is a fundraiser for WindHaven Therapeutic Riding, https://www.windhaventherapeuticriding.org/

WindHaven Therapeutic Riding (WHTR) is a nonprofit organization devoted to providing a fun and safe environment for all veterans and service members who struggle with visible and invisible wounds of war. Windhaven’s mission is to utilize the mutually beneficial human-Equine relationship to promote healing for Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and other service-related injuries. There is no cost to Veterans or active duty personnel for these services. We are 100% volunteer run and operated. The care and maintenance of our horses is funded through donations.

The Terrain

The trip Sunday to the beach is over some pavement, thru brush land, over sand dunes and onto the beach itself with some soft sand and some hard sand.

There are about 5 blocks of paved road to walk going from Saddle Club thru town, crossing our main road with light traffic. We will provide a crossing assistant.

Awards

Beautiful ribbons 1st-6th place Novice, Intermediate, and Advanced! 1st-3rd place Junior (age 13-17), 1st-3rd place Youngin' (age 7-12), and 1st place Newcomer!

Prizes to the high point 1st-6th places for the weekend for each bracket.

Buckle Series awarded 22 September 2019. Buckles to the Grand Champion rider in Novice, Intermediate and Advance. Best 4 out of 5 scores totaled.

Peninsula Saddle Club
6407 Sandridge Road
Long Beach, WA 98631


Google Directions


Event Host Directions:

From Portland - Take Hwy. US-26 (west). Drive 73.5 miles. Take ramp RIGHT to US-101 North. Keep straight on US 101. Drive 18.8 miles, at round about take 2nd exit (toward Astoria). Stay on US 101, be in left lane for LEFT turn on to Astoria-Megler Bridge (See signs for Long Beach, WA.) At the end of the bridge, turn LEFT onto US-101. Drive 13.8 miles to intersection with US-101 Alt. Turn RIGHT. Proceed 0.6 miles to US-101. Turn LEFT on US-101, drive 1.9 miles to Sandridge Road. Turn RIGHT at Sandridge Road (Light at intersection). Proceed north 1.4 miles to site on the LEFT.

Alternated Route from Portland - Take Hwy. US-30 to Astoria. At west end of Astoria make RIGHT turn onto Astoria-Megler Bridge. Follow directions above from "At the end of the bridge." From the North: Take I-5 South to State Route 8 & US-101 S to Sandridge Road, in Long Beach. Turn right onto Sandridge Road, proceed 1.4 miles north to event site on the left.

Alternate Route: Take I-5 South to WA-6 West/Main Street in Chehalis. Take exit 77 from I-5 South. Follow WA-6 to US-101 in Raymond. Turn left onto US-101 South to Sandridge Road, in Long Beach. Turn right onto Sandridge Road, proceed 1.4 miles north to event site on the left.

AGENDA

FRIDAY In Hand Challenge
12:00pm Gates Open
12:00pm Early Arrivals / In Hand Check In; Registration Closes promptly at 5pm
1:00pm Judges Meeting
2:00pm Handlers Meeting
3:00pm 1st Handler on course
TBD Judge Shout Outs once all handlers are in!
TBD Awards after Judge Shout Outs!
SATURDAY - Obstacle Course Challenge
8:00am New arrival Check In; Registration Closes promptly at 10am
8-9am Judge Meeting
9:00am Rider Meeting
10:00am First riders out on the course
Lunch after your ride
TBD Judge Shout Outs once all riders are in!
TBD Awards after Judge Shout Outs!
SUNDAY - Trail Challenge
8:00am New arrival Check In; Registration Closes promptly at 10am
8-9am Judge Meeting
9:00am Rider Meeting
10:00am First riders out on the course
Lunch after your ride
TBD Judge Shout Outs once all riders are in!
TBD Awards after Judge Shout Outs!

AVAILABLE AMENITY RESERVATIONS

CAMPING (no hookups)
Friday Night 1 Vehicle with trailer $20.00
Satuday Night 1 Vehicle with trailer $20.00
MEALS
Saturday Continental Breakfast- coffee, fruit & pastries FREE
Saturday Lunch- BBQ Hamburgers & Fish Burgers, salads & desert $7.00
Sunday Continental Breakfast FREE
Sunday Lunch $7.00