Welcome to the Mary and Anna (or Anna and Mary, if you prefer!) Memorial Ride Homepage!
THIS RIDE BENEFITS THE MARY AND ANNA YOUTH RIDERS FUND!
Saturday, August 29, 2020 sanctioned by AERC
Sunday, August 30, 2020 endorsed by EDRA
100 miles ($175), 75 miles ($135), 50 miles ($115), 25 miles ($100), and a trail ride ($35).
75 miles ($135), 50 miles ($115), 25 miles ($100), and a trail ride ($35).
Ridecamp will be located at the Outback Station in Central Oregon, 25 miles east of La Pine. A flat camp area with nearly unlimited dry camping, as well as corrals and full hook up sites available.
76231 OR-31, La Pine, OR 97739
PLEASE FOLLOW THESE DIRECTIONS! GPS NAVIGATION HAS TAKEN FOLKS ASTRAY! THERE WILL BE AMPLE MARKINGS ON HWY 31 LETTING YOU KNOW YOU ARE IN THE CORRECT PLACE!
From Bend, OR, on Hwy 97, drive 27 miles south to La Pine. Then, 1 mile south of La Pine, turn east onto Hwy 31. Go to mile marker 25 and look for the flagged and signed left turn to the Outback Station.
Head Veterinarian: Dr Cassee Terry of Redmond Veterinary Clinic.
ENTRY FORM AND RELEASE:
Please visit the Online Entries page to fill out a form and submit it to our ride secretary, Shawna Bowin.
A good mix of single and two track trail. Great footing with minimal rock. Hoof protection is recommended.
These trails are ideal for “new to the sport” riders and horses.
Rolling elevation changes with a mix of desert and pine forest trails.
Dry Camping: $15/night
Full Hook Up:
$35/night – must be FULL!
Corrals: $15/night – must be
~ ALL RIDERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR HELMETS WHEN MOUNTED – BOTH DAYS!
~ All AERC/EDRA rules apply! There will be a Steward available both days to address any issues that may come up. Your AERC & Covid Steward for Saturday will be Lois Fox. Your EDRA Steward is TBD. The Steward is there to enforce the rules of the sanctioning/endorsing organizations and to make sure our Covid guidelines are being followed. Riders or their representatives may approach the Steward for any reason and try to get a peaceful resolution to any issues that may come up.
~ Good sportsmanship and common courtesy will be displayed at all times.
~ Spread hay and manure.
~ Fill any holes dug by your horse.
~ No fires!
~ Anyone handling a horse will have footwear on their feet while handling the horse.
Want to give a donation to the Mary and Anna Memorial Youth Rider Fund? Bring along a check, and we’ll get you a tax receipt for your records!
We welcome everyone into our endurance/distance riding community, without regard to race, gender, age, color, national origin, ethnic background, socioeconomic status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or endurance/distance riding organization affiliation.