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WINTER RIDING PROGRAM

The Winter Riding Program for Individuals has been developed to provide indoor riding opportunities to Grant County Residents. The goal of the program is to assist equine owners in maintaining their riding ability, while also providing exercise for their equine athletes during the winter months.

Program Season: November 3rd through February

Location(s): Ardell Pavilion or Harwood Pavilion depending on maintenance requirements.
Grounds will be worked up once a day, in the morning, or as determined necessary by Fairgrounds Staff.

Schedule:
  • Tuesday 9am-8pm
  • Wednesday 9am-3pm
  • Thursday 9am-8pm
  • Friday 9am- 3pm
  • Saturday 9am-3pm
  • Closed Sunday & Monday
Cost Per Rider: $45 per month per person
NO REFUNDS

Basic Rules: No Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Training, Racing, or Drills. Only one horse per rider in the Pavilion at one time. No Ponying. No tying to Arena Panels. No Dogs or Smoking. Open Riding is not intended for official club meets, private lessons, or clinics of any sort.

Each rider must complete the following:
  • All participants must pay for membership and sign required forms prior to their first ride.
  • This can be done in person during normal office hours Or Register and Pay online.
2020-2021 Open Riding- November Pass
2020-2021 Open Riding- November Pass
Nov 02 - Nov 30, 2020
This pass is valid for unlimited open rides in the month of November. Please see website for weekly schedule and anticipated closures due to holidays.

Hourly Rentals

Private rides can be scheduled. Providing the Pavilion is not booked for an event.

Location: Harwood Pavilion
Grounds will be worked up as determined necessary by Fairgrounds Staff.


Scheduling: Private rides must be scheduled 48 hours in advance with the Event Coordinator, Darci Armstrong via e-mail or phone 509-765-3581 ext. 4615.

Cost: $75 per hour
Minimum 4 hours- maximum 7 hours

Basic Rules: Private rides are not intended for official club meets, private lessons, or clinics of any sort.

Each rider must complete the following:
  • All participants must check in with the Fairgrounds office M-F 8:00 am- 4:30 pm to sign required forms prior to their first ride.
  • Contract which will include a Hold Harmless and arena rules acknowledgement including the WA State Equine Limited Liability Law.(Co-signed by parent/legal guardian if under 18 y/o)
  • Affidavit that any Equine shall be up to date on all vaccinations and is in good health.

Anticipated Closures

Unless otherwise posted:
  • November 11th (Veteran's Day)
  • November 26th- 27th(Thanksgiving)
  • December 24th- 25th (Christmas)
  • January 1, 2021 (New Year’s)
  • January 18, 2021 (MLK Day)
  • February 15, 2021 (Presidents Day)
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