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Ride for Fun, Ride to Learn

Trail Challenge Obstacle Course

Recreational Competition

Peninsula Saddle Club

6407 Sandridge Road Long Beach, WA 98631

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - Sunday, September 22, 2019

Date Type Mi Name Contact Contact Roster
Sat - 09/21 OC Beach Buckle Series 4 of 5 Cathi Bonney cathibonney@yahoo.com
(360) 783-1380
Sun - 09/22 TC 6 Beach Buckle Series 5 of 5 Cathi Bonney cathibonney@yahoo.com
(360) 783-1380

About The Venue

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. 

Our club is set on 10 lovely acres with a large outdoor arena.  We have 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

This is the second part of the Beach Buckle Series in conjunction with WindHaven Therapeutic Riding (the first part is May 17-19, 2019) You can compete for 1 day only, the weekend or for the whole series.  All are welcome!

Saturday:  In the outdoor arena with excellent footing.  There will be 12 fun and challenging obstacles for both the beginner and advanced riders.  

Sunday:  Will be in camp obstacles as well as 6 miles of trail, Mother Nature providing obstacles for us.

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.

Meals

Fruit and muffins along with coffee, tea, and juice available free on Saturday and Sunday mornings

Lunch will be available for a fee on both days.

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 given out for each day. 

 High Point prizes for 2-day participants in 1-6 place in each division. 

Buckles to Grand Champions in 1st place for Novice, Intermediate, and Advanced.  Best 3 out of 4 scores totaled.

Additional Fees

Pens are available for $10 a night, no reservations taken for these.  This is on first come first serve only. Please go ahead and register for camping now or at sign in. 

Additional Opportunities

Camping is open year round on our grounds. Please come early and stay an extra day too!

 

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
3:00pm Gates Open
5:00pm Early Check In Available
SATURDAY - Obstacle Course
8:00am New arrival Check In
8-9am Judge Briefing
9:00am Rider Briefing
10:00am First riders out on the course
Lunch after your ride
Judge Shout Outs once all riders are in!
Awards after Judge Shout Outs!
SUNDAY - Trail Course
8:00am New arrival Check In
8-9am Judge Briefing
9:00am Rider Briefing
10:00am First riders out on the course
Lunch after your ride
Judge Shout Outs once all riders are in!
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