ETI Corral 138 and the Support Saddleback Committee invite equestrians to come out for a ride on Saturday, May 4, to help fund improvements to the Saddleback Butte State Park equestrian facilities.
Elaine Macdonald will lead a 9 mile ride (about 3- hours) on the horse trail and around the back of Saddleback Butte, returning to the staging area for lunch (served from 11 a.m. until riders return). The trail is ideal for beginner riders or young horses. Terrain is sandy, with beautiful views of the Antelope Valley and the San Gabriel Mountains.
RSVP to Elaine by May 1 to assure lunch. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and in the saddle at 10:00 a.m. sharp. Poker Hands included with registration will be pulled before the ride.
The Saddleback Butte State Park equestrian staging area is at 200th St. East and East Avenue J-8.
Directions from Lancaster: From Northbound 14 Freeway, take the 20th St. West exit. Turn right onto 20th Street West, and right again onto Avenue J. Go east on Avenue J for 22 miles (Pass the main entrance to Saddleback Butte State Park at 170th St. East.) Turn right on 200th Street East (a small dirt road) and go about ½ mile to the staging area at 200th Street East and East Avenue J-8. There is easy access pull-through Please.
What: Equestrian Poker Ride and Lunch Fundraiser
When: Saturday, May 4, Registration 9 a.m.; in the Saddle 10 a.m.
Where: Saddleback Butte State Park Staging Area
Cost: ETI members $15; non-ETI members $20
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (661) 946-1976.