Events Calendar

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2024 BCHW State Events

BCHW Board of Directors (BOD) Meetings:

 

March 15, 2024 - 1st QTR BCHW BOD Meeting - Kittitas Valley Event Center - Ellensburg Friday Night at 5:30pm in the Teanaway Room

June 15, 2024 - 2nd QTR BCHW BOD Meeting - Kittitas Valley Event Center - Ellensburg Saturday Morning 9:00am in the Armory

Sept. 21, 2024 - 3rd QTR BCHW BOD Meeting - Kittitas Valley Event Center - Ellensburg Saturday Morning 9:00am in the Armory

 

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For information on All BCHW Regional and Chapter Work Parties, click on the links below!
 

BCHW STATE EVENTS

 

 

March 2024

March 15-17, 2024, BCHW Rendezvous located at the Kittitas Valley Event Center in Ellensburg, WA.  

Camping and the Catered Dinner Online Reservations coming soon.

Vendors, please contact Teri Starke

 

 


Chapter Rides and Other Chapter Events Jan-June

 

January 2024:

Currently no events. Check with your local BCHW Chapter or visit other BCHW Chapters sites.

February 2024:

Currently no events. Check with your local BCHW Chapter or visit other BCHW Chapters sites.

March 2024:

Currently no events. Check with your local BCHW Chapter or visit other BCHW Chapters sites.

 

April 2024:

 

April 26 - 28, 2024, Methow Valley Back Country Horsemen Annual Spring Fling Ride!

Location: Beaver Creek Campground in Twisp, WA

3-day event, Dutch Oven potluck Friday evening April 26th, ride out at 10 am Saturday April 27th, Mtn Meals Catering dinner 3:30 to 5:30 Saturday afternoon - pay cash directly to head chef Levi Knox, tentative campfire/singing Saturday evening, on your own for lunches/breakfast. Call Mary McHugh MV Chapter President for information at 509 449-0715 No Stallions, dogs not allowed on the ride (WAC 220-500-170). Dogs on leash if at the campground.   Discover Pass required. No potable water, bring your own drinking water. Animal water at the creek. This is a Dept of Wildlife campground at Beaver Creek, just north off Hwy 20 driving east from Twisp, WA towards Okanogan, WA, ride signs will be at the intersection turning north off the highway.

CLICK HERE to register!

 

May 2024:

 

May 11, 2024, Lewis Co. Chapter Fun Ride, Burnt Ridge

See flyer for all the details.

To print a flyer:  Click Here

To register for the event:  Click Here  

 

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May 11, 2024, Skagit Chapter Tack Sale

Join the Skagit Chapter for a Tack Sale on Saturday, May 11th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  The sale will be held at the Sedro-Woolley Rodeo Grounds, offering a fantastic selection of gently-used:
- Tack
- Saddles
- Blankets
- Farm Equipment
- Home Decor
And More!

Find amazing deals on everything you need for your horse and homestead, while supporting a great cause! Consignments are welcome with pre-arrangement. Text/call Linda at 360-421-0992.

Click here for a printable flyer

 

 

June 2024: 

 

June 1, 2024, Peninsula Chapter, Youth Trails Clinic, Sage Horse Camp

Two-day camp for equestrians ages 10-18. Young riders will work in 5 areas:
1. Arena instruction on basic trail riding skills such as rider distance, turn on forehand or hind quarters
2. Schooling over basic train obstacles with a coach
3. Training in interactions with other users on the trail, using '3S' (Stop, Stand & Speak) techniques
4. Using tools and PPE to do trail work (nippers, and loppers, hand sawing for older kids)
5. LNT at the Trailhead
Parents/grandparents are welcome to join in the activities.
$50 per family, scholarships are available.

Click Here for printable flyer.

 

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June 22, 2024, Grays Harbor Chapter Fund Ride

Location:  Matlock, WA

Limited camping, short and long rides.  Breakfast and lunch available for purchase.  First riders out at 9:00am.

Click Here for printable flyer!

 

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June 22, 2024, Funday Fundraiser/Swap Meet/LNT

Vendors Wanted!! Please contact us if you would like to sell your new or gently used items at our fundraiser on 6-22-24, for 20.00 a space. No space limitations. Check out our LNT booth, Packing demonstration and more. Friday night 6-21-24 set up. Overnight campers welcome for a fee of 10.00.
Swap meet starts Saturday, 6-22-24 @ 9:00 AM.
Contacts for more information.


Cher at bowercheryl1@gmail.com 509-826-5281.
Or Kassie at paisleypetal70@gmail.com 509-486-2451.

 

Printable flyer: Click Here

To register: Coming

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June 22-23, 2024, Next Generation Packers/Intro to Pleasure Packing/Regional Packing Clinic

Location:
Sage Horse Camp
2514 Chicken Coop Road
Sequim, WA

Hosted by:
Back Country Horsemen Peninsula Chapter

Instructor:
Jay Adams, Pierce County Chapter BCHW - with 10 years packing experience.

Saturday, 9 - 5 and Sunday 9 - 3 With breaks for lunch

Clinic Registration Fee: Max of 10 Participants 
$65

Registration Includes:
One night of camping, Packing instruction and experiences all day Saturday and Sunday, a hot and tasty Dutch oven dinner provided Saturday evening, and horse friendly campsite accommodations.

Clinic Description:
Come learn how to pack with horses and mules on the Olympic Peninsula! Participate in a 2-day clinic, led by instructor Jay Adams, with 10 years' experience packing in the backcountry. Enjoy a hot and tasty Dutch oven dinner on Saturday evening and spend the night at your horse friendly campsite! Receive in depth and hands-on instruction and experience with pack saddles, fitting, rigging, building loads, hitches, highlines, hobbles, and more! Having stock and gear is not a requirement! Bringing your own stock and gear is optional. Bring it if you have it, or no worries if you don’t. And don’t forget, a Horse friendly campsite is included with your registration!

Click Here to Register

Click Here for Flyer

 

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June 23, 2024, Ponderosa BCH Annual Poker Ride

Click Here for a flyer!

Click Here to Register online.  

 

 

 

 

 


Chapter Rides and Other Chapter Events July -December

 

 

July 2024:

 

July 13, 2024, Skagit Chapter Prize Ride

Les Hilde Trailhead, 6998 Medford Road, Sedro Woolley, WA

Join the Skagit Chapter for a Prize Ride on Saturday, July 13th, 2024! The ride will be held at the Les Hilde Trailhead in the Harry Osborne State Forest. Enjoy a scenic ride, compete in games of skill ($10 each) to win prizes, and support a great cause! Camping is available Friday through Sunday. We hope to see you there! Reach out to Erin with any questions: erin.hurley2295@gmail.com

Click here to view flyer

 

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July 19-21, 2024, BCHW Olympic Chapter Western Dream Ride

Camp out on your own or rent one of the cabins, bunk houses or tipi encampments for ½ price.  Contact the Ranch to reserve your lodging (Details on Flying Horseshoe Ranch’s website @ www.flyinghorseshoeranch.com)

Includes 4 home cooked meals!!!!!

Miles of trails & arena

Shower facilities

Swimming pool

Raffle & Auction

There is a limited number of corrals available on a "first come first served" basis.

50% off Lodging (Cabins, Tepees and large Tents).  See Flying Horseshoe website for details and reservations.  flyinghorseshoeranch.com

 

For additional information contact:

Julianne Rice @ 360-509-4633

Email: avasgrammy05@gmail.com

For a printable flyer: click here.

To register for the event: click here.

 

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July 19 - 21, 2024, Northeast Chapter, 8th Annual Vicki Gish Memorial Ride

The 8th Annual Vicki Gish Memorial Ride July 19-21, 2024.  It is three days of riding and camaraderie.  Trails will be marked, and everyone goes out at their own pace.  There is approximately 70 miles of trails there.  This is a campout if anyone wants to stay overnight.  There will be port-a-potties and there is horse water available.  Lots of room to camp.  Saturday night there is a potluck, and we sit around the campfire and tell Vicki stories or solve the world problems!  

For a printable flyer: Click Here

 

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July 20, 2024, Mt St Helens Chapter Annual Fun Ride at Kalama Horse Camp

Camping available, Click Here for printable flyer and more information.

 

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July 26-28, 2024, Lewis Co. Chapter Play Days, Mossyrock, WA

Ride, Eat, and have fun.

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August 2024:

 Currently no events. Check with your local BCHW Chapter or visit other BCHW Chapters sites.

 

September 2024:

 

September 7, 2024, Peninsula Chapter, Olympic Spirit Prize Ride

Join us at Sage Horse Camp, 2514 Chicken Coop Rd, Sequim • Ride fee: $30 includes 4 tickets • Extra tickets: $5 each • Limited dry Camping available: • $25 per night, includes 2 corrals (extra corrals available, $5 per night) • Saturday BBQ Rib Dinner: • $18 per person • $300 Visa card first prize 253-261-6188 with questions.

For printable flyer: Click Here

To Register: Click Here

 

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September 7, 2024, Tahoma Chapter 34th Annual Prize Ride

Gates open: 7:30 AM Gates closed/locked @ 12:30 PM

Registration/Check is 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Riders out, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Lunch is Noon to 3:30 PM

Prize Drawings start @ 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Click here for printable flyer

Click here to register online

 

October 2024:

Currently no events. Check with your local BCHW Chapter or visit other BCHW Chapters sites.

November 2024:

Currently no events. Check with your local BCHW Chapter or visit other BCHW Chapters sites.

December 2024:

Currently no events. Check with your local BCHW Chapter or visit other BCHW Chapters sites.

 

 


Future BCHW State Dates

2024

2024 BCHW Board of Directors Meetings:

  • 1st Quarter 3/15
  • 2nd Quarter - 6/15
  • 3rd Quarter - 9/21

 

2024 Rendezvous - 3/15-17

2024 Winery Ride - 10/26

2025

2025 BCHW Board of Directors Meetings:

  • 1st Quarter - 3/14
  • 2nd Quarter - 6/13 
  • 3rd Quarter - 9/12

 

2025 Rendezvous - 3/14-16

2025 Winery Ride - ??

 

 


2026

2026 BCHW Board of Directors Meetings:

  • 1st Quarter - 
  • 2nd Quarter - 
  • 3rd Quarter - 

 

2026 Rendezvous -

2026 Wine Ride - 

 

2027

2027 BCHW Board of Directors Meetings:

  • 1st Quarter - 
  • 2nd Quarter - 
  • 3rd Quarter - 

 

2027 Rendezvous -

2027 Wine Ride - 


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