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Open Riding

OUTDOOR ARENA USE

Program Season: June 3rd - June 10th, 2020

Location(s): Outdoor Arena only, at this time.

Schedule:
Wednesday- Saturday 9am- 4pm, 2 hour blocks with a 30 minute break in between each block.

Cost Per Rider: No Charge


Basic Rules: Only 10 riders at any given time.
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 check in with the Fairgrounds office M-F 8:00 am- 4:30pm to sign required forms and schedule a session prior to their first ride. These forms can be found at the bottom of the page. Riders will be limited to 10 per 2 hour sessions.
  • 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.
  • Covid-19 Liability Agreement to acknowledge that the Fairgrounds will not be liable for risks related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Check back for more information November 2020

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 1st through February

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

Schedule:
  • Tuesday 8am-4pm
  • Wednesday 8am-7pm
  • Thursday 8am-4pm
  • Friday 8am-4pm
  • Saturday 8am-3pm
Cost Per Rider: $45 per month per person
Fee can be pro-rated based on number of riding days left in the month at time of purchase. 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 check in with the Fairgrounds office M-F 8:00 am- 4:30pm to sign required forms prior to their first ride. These forms can be found at the bottom of the page.
  • 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.

Hourly Rentals

Private rides can be scheduled
    • Tuesday 8am-4pm
    • Wednesday 8am-7pm
    • Thursday 8am-4pm
    • Friday 8am-4pm
    • Saturday 8am-3pm
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 28th-December 1st (Thanksgiving)
  • December 24th- 25th (Christmas)
  • January 1, 2020 (New Year’s)
  • January 20, 2020 (MLK Day)
  • February 17, 2020 (Presidents Day)
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