About Us

Ellis River Riders, Inc. (The Club) and its members are committed to enriching lives through horses in a fun, family atmosphere

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The Club offers a variety of activities and a graduated series of divisions for riders of different levels of ability.

The purposes of the Club include the following:

  • To increase recognition of the versatility of the horse
  • To promote all horse breeds and other equestrian activities
  • To promote good fellowship and sportsmanship among horse owners and friends
  • To encourage and educate exhibitors, participants, members, sponsors, spectators and management, while acting in the interest of common good for all
  •  To affiliate with other organizations in striving for good horsemanship, whose purposes are altogether or in part similar to those of this club

Ellis River Riders show grounds is home for Gymkhana and Open Shows as well as instructional clinics and trail rides. Visit our EVENTS page for more information. Our grounds consist of the riding ring, practice ring, food booth and pavilion, a 20-stall barn, which is available free of charge on a first come basis. We have water for the horses. We also have overnight camping for shows and seasonal camping for members. There are tons of trails from the grounds and we have several organized trail rides scheduled this summer. If you are a

Horsin' Around

member, you are allowed to use the grounds at any time unless there is a show. 

For more information, feel free to contact us anytime! We are a great family oriented club and have lots of fun.

Admission
All regular events such as Open and Gymkhana Shows are always FREE. The public is welcome

Parking
Plenty of free parking for spectators is available in the field at the head of the show ring. Horse trailer parking for participants is available on the opposite end of the grounds

Seating
Bleachers, benches, picnic tables and grass areas for lawn chairs are available for a good view of the show ring

Children's Play Area
A small designated playground is on site for the kids who want a break from the horse show

Bathroom Facilities
There are four outhouses equipped with toilet paper and hand sanitizer - two on each end of the show grounds

Food Booth
"Momma Cayer's Kitchen" is open during all regular events, usually one hour prior to start of event, with full menus for breakfast and lunch  learn more

Picnic Area
Adequate picnic table seating is available under the pavilion next to the food booth to eat and take a break from the sun

Show Ring
A large dirt show ring is the center of attention on the show grounds where all the action is. Spectators have plenty of "up-close" spots to see everything!


2018 Board of Directors
Kathi Kyes, President   email
Dwight Davis, Vice President   email
Terri Pierce, Secretary   email
Gloria Davis, Treasurer   email
Charlotte Wilkins, Show Committee Chair   email
Vacant, Food Committee Chair   email
Tim Tobin, Trail Committee Chair   email
Deb Cayer, Grounds Committee Chair   email

Past President
Tony Milligan, (non Board member)  email
2018 Special Appointments
Allyssia Timberlake, Clinics & Special Events Chair
Jessica Fortin, Sunshine Committee Chair
Gloria Davis, Postmaster
Tony Milligan & Allyssia Timberlake, Webmaster & Technology Committee
Dwight Davis, Points Secretary
Pam Tobin, Press Secretary
Sue Milligan, Tony Milligan and Terri Pierce - Audit Committee
Crystal MacDonald - Survey Committee
Dwight Davis - Bylaws Committee

Ethics Committee Appointments
Bruce Pierce, Richard Pierce, Lee Ann Lowler-Don, Sue Milligan, Beth Badger, 
Minnie Syngnecki,Teresa Hough, Nancy Thew, Tony Milligan, Owen Timberlake, 
Jeff Wilkins and Mary Page Kowalski