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Trail Challenge Obstacle Course

Recreational Competition

Hood River Saddle Club

4384 Belmont Drive Hood River, OR 97031

Friday, April 30, 2021 - Sunday, May 2, 2021

Date Type Mi Name Contact Contact Roster
Fri - 04/30 IH Mid-Columbia Series #1 Hood River Saddle Club-IH Jan Wallace mthoodrider@gmail.com
(541) 806-0059
Sat - 05/01 IH Mid-Columbia Series #2 Hood River Saddle Club-IH Jan Wallace mthoodrider@gmail.com
(541) 806-0059
Sat - 05/01 OC Mid-Columbia Series #3 Hood River Saddle Club-OC Jan Wallace mthoodrider@gmail.com
(541) 806-0059
Sun - 05/02 OC Mid-Columbia Series #4 Hood River Saddle Club-OC Jan Wallace mthoodrider@gmail.com
(541) 806-0059

About The Venue

Established in 1945 and celebrating 74 years of community service, the Hood River Saddle Club strives to maintain and operate a not-for-profit public facility to promote horseback riding as a sport; to disseminate information of interest in horses, horsemanship, and the sport of horseback riding; to encourage the ownership of saddle horses; to cooperate with other horse organizations in all matters relating to horsemanship and ownership of horses; to sponsor or facilitate functions related to the sport and generally encourage all responsible horse activities with promote a sustained interest in the sport of horsemanship.

  • Just a few miles from downtown Hood River, there are numerous shops, golf courses, and local food venues to delight you. http://www.hoodriversaddleclub.org
  • Dry Camping Only, Sorry no Hookups.  Water available. Plenty of room to set up your own portable corrals/pens.
  • Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times and must be picked up after.  

Event Details

Offering In-Hand Friday Evening, In-Hand & Mounted Obstacle Challenges on Saturday, and Mounted Obstacle Challenge Sunday.  All events will be included in the NW Regional Tournament Qualifiers and in the Mid-Columbia Series. 

  • You can look forward to Challenging and Fun Obstacles both on the established Trail Course and in the surrounding areas.
  • Unfortunately, we need to limit 1 horse per handler to be able to keep our events on time.  Sorry for any inconvenience. 
  • Warm-up on Friday in the round corral or around the parameter of the facility. Be assured we will have some surprises in store for you.
  • If you signing up for multiple events this weekend and are unable to get a reservation for the Saturday OC please leave a detailed message for the ride host at 541 806-0059 and she will help you.  

The Terrain

  • Grass and dirt footing, shoes not necessary.

Meals

  • Breakfast & Lunch On Your Own (we are working on gettting a food truck for food services)
  • Saturday Evening Bring Your Own Dinner & Your Favorite Beverage Gathering

 

Awards

Beautiful ETS 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. 

Weekend Hi-Point, Advanced, Intermediate, Novice, Male Partnership, Female Partnership.

These Events will be the first 4 events of the Mid-Columbia Series.  Next 4 events will be held at Fort Dalles Riders Club, in Beautiful The Dalles, OR, June 12th & 13th.

Additional Fees

Pen & Dry Camping fees reserved on-line at time of registration and PAID when you arrive at venue.

 

Additional Opportunities

Local Shopping, Restaurants, Windsurfing, Paddle Boarding, Hiking

Hood River Saddle Club
4384 Belmont Drive
Hood River, OR 97031


Google Directions


Event Host Directions:

Located on the Corner of Belmont and Country Club.  

From Eastbound I-84 take Exit 62, turn Right

From Westbound 1-84 take Exit 62, turn Left

Turn Right at Mid-Columbia Motor Sports 1st Road on the Right (Wine Country Ave which turns into Country Club)

Continue up hill (you may need to gear down)

Saddle Club is on the Left, you will be able to see the arena, club house and caretaker trailer from road.  There are 3 entrances.  Watch for the signs.

 

 

AGENDA

FRIDAY - In Hand
8:00am Gates Open
12pm-1:45pm Early Check In Available
2:00pm New Rider Meeting
2:00pm Judges Briefing
3:00pm Handlers Briefing
4:00pm First Group of Handlers on Course
TBD Shout Outs & Awards TBD
SATURDAY - In-Hand & Obstacle Challenge
7-7:45am New arrival Check In
7:30am Judge Briefing
7:30am New Rider Meeting
8:15am Rider Briefing
9:00am First Handlers on Course
TBD First Riders on Course 45 minutes After End of In-Hand
Lunch On Your Own
Judge Shout Outs Once All Riders In
Awards After Judge Shout Outs
7:00pm Bring Your Own Dinner & Beverage Gathering
SUNDAY - Obstacle Course
7-7:45am New arrival Check In
8:00am Judge Briefing
9:00am Rider Briefing
10:00am First Riders on Course
Lunch On Your Own
Judge Shout Outs Once All Riders In
Awards After Judges Shout Outs
Be SAFE Be Safe on Your Travels Home

AVAILABLE AMENITY RESERVATIONS

PENS
Thursday Night Outdoor Pen $10.00
Friday Night Outdoor Panel Pen $10.00
Saturday Night Outdoor Panel Pen $10.00
DRY CAMPING
Thursday Night Dry Camping $10.00
Friday NIght Dry Camping $10.00
Saturday Night Dry Camping $10.00
MEALS
Saturday Night Bring Your Own Dinner & Beverages FREE