The Prineville Ridge Riders
Welcome to the Prineville Ridge Riders Horse Club
The Prineville Ridge Riders Saddle Club is a not for profit, incorporated saddle club that formed in 1946. Activities include a monthly meeting at the club house in Prineville, monthly play days at the arena in Prineville and an annual Endurance Race held on the Crooked River National Grasslands. Horse ownership is not a requirement to be a member in the Prineville Ridge Riders.
Please visit our history page on the tool bar above to learn how the Prineville Ridge Riders formed. Along with the history of the Prineville Ridge Riders, it also holds a story about the history of the Clubhouse on O'Neil Highway in Prineville.
Our next club meeting will be held on October 6th at 7pm!
Join us for our next events
September 13th-Cattle Sorting for Dummies Part 2. You must pre-register with Cindy as we are limiting this event to Members only, maximum of 20 people. This is so that everyone gets one on one instruction and plenty of time to practice.
September 27th-Family Playday with four family
oriented events. Barrels, Poles, and two changing events.
Sign ups will be as early as 8:30am for a 9:30am start.
October 11th-Team Playday. Bring a friend. This will be no points, no ribbons. Just a fun day partnering with a friend. Will shoot for 6 events. Adult (over 18) and Kids (under 18) categories. Due to the difficulty of these events, no leadline will be allowed. $10 per team. You may be on different teams.
October 25th-Family Playday with four family oriented
events. Barrels, Poles, and two changing events. Sign ups
will be as early as 8:30am for a 9:30am start. OHSET will
be doing a spagetti feed, silent auction and tack sale at this
event. So come with some $ to support our local OHSET/4H
October 26th-Haunted Trail Trials Playday. Fun, no points. Come test yourself and your horse with out Halloween version of a mini trail trials course.
November 8th-Last Family Playday-no points earned, but ribbons given out.
Keep a look out for additional Cattle Sorting opportunities hopefully in October and November.
You can join the Prineville Ridge Riders at any meeting or event, or by filling out our one page registration form. Prices have changed for 2014. So please see the form.
Non-riders and horse lovers of all ages are welcome!
Horse ownership is not required to be a member of the Prineville Ridge Riders!
The Prineville Ridge Riders are active in hosting playdays for club members and for a nominal fee, non-members as well. The Prineville Ridge Riders are a family organization and encourge participation for families of all ages. We offer multiple age categories as well as year end awards.
Playdays are typically held once a month from February through November, weather permitting.
Playdays are four events: Pole Bending, Barrel Racing, & in 2014 we will be alternating 3rd and 4th events.
Look for the Playday calendar which is posted on our Playday page.
For those who are looking to do more, The Prineville Ridge Riders are a diverse group of Central Oregonians who enjoy riding. Ridge Riders participate in the local Crooked River Round-up Parade, the Annual Wild Horse Count in the Ochoco National Forest, Maintaining the Crooked River National Grassland Skull Hollow Trails, Poker Rides, Charity Rides, Trail Trials and more. Our only limitation is our participation!
Elton Roberts marking the endurance trail on the Crooked River National Grasslands.
Club meetings are held at our clubhouse every month on the first Monday of the month and brought to order at 7pm sharp. Please come join us and see what we are all about!
Cole Still, Anne Roberts and Marlene Reynvaan strike a pose at a monthly club meeting.