Ellis River Riders, Inc. (The Club) and its members are committed to enriching lives through horses in a fun, family atmosphere
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 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.
All regular events such as Open and Gymkhana Shows are always FREE. The public is welcome
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
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
There are four outhouses equipped with toilet paper and hand sanitizer - two on each end of the show grounds
"Momma Cayer's Kitchen" will be serving hot beverages and limited breakfast items and limited choice lunch time items. Cold drinks, popsicles, and ice cream products will also be available.
Adequate picnic table seating is available under the pavilion next to the food booth to eat and take a break from the sun
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!
2023 Board of Directors
Pamela Tobin, President email
Cameron Gross, Vice President email
Megan Witt, Secretary email
Lisa Torgensen, Treasurer email
Mary Thacker, Show Committee Chair email
TBD, Food Committee Chair email
Denise Joy, Trail Committee Chair email
Deb Cayer, Grounds Committee Chair email
Dawn Grondin Past President email
2023 Special Appointments
tbd, Clinics & Special Events Chair
TBD, Sunshine Committee Chair
Pamela Tobin, Postmaster
Dwight Davis, Webmaster
tbd, Points Secretary
TBD, Press Secretary
tbd - Audit Committee
Ethics Committee Appointments
tbd - email president if interested
The Board of Directors meet every 2nd Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom or site to be named
Do you have a topic for discussion? Contact the President to be added to the agenda. Deadline is one week prior to the meeting.