Atascadero Horsemen's Club
PO Box 2756 - Atascadero, CA 93423-2756
The Programs consist of various speakers and topics. Examples of past programs include: horse adoption, tack care and maintenance, tracks and scat on the trail, plant life, horse emergency care and kits, trailer care and maintenance, equine nutrition, proper saddle fit, equine foot care and many other topics.
Some of our Programs included: Rolling A Ranch, Classical Equitation, Buyer Beware (pre-purchase horse exam), Injured Riders by Para Medics, Local Wild Horse Herd, and that's only the beginning!
The Programs for 2017 are in the process of formulated.
•Montana de Oro, Superbowl Sunday, February 5. Thanks to Kristie Lahr, Bill Obermeyer, Ann Crain and Kaye Bruns for helping out. 220 volunteers participated for a total of over 600 hours worked. Most of the trails in the park were worked on, including Bloody Nose which is primarily an equestrian trail. As always, it was a great opportunity to give back to the trails and meet other trail users. •Lopez Lake, March 18 – 19, 9:00 am on Sunday.. This is another ride, potluck and camp out! There will be free equestrian camping for both Friday and Saturday nights (limited space so you’ll need to sign up with me). Then a workday on Sunday. •Pismo Preserve, Saturday, 9am April 1 •Rinconada Trail, Sunday, 9am April 9 (AHC will provide lunch to volunteers) •Los Flores Ranch – Santa Maria, Sunday, 9am April 23 •Sapwi Trail – Santa Margarita Lake, Sunday, 8:30am May 7 (AHC will provide lunch to volunteers)
Wear appropriate clothing (long pants, long sleeves, sturdy shoes), and bring a hat, gloves and water. Tools will be provided. All trail workdays have the potential for exposure to poison oak – we’ll do our best to give options to limit exposure.
With the rains, please remember to stay off single track trails until they have had an opportunity to dry out as riding on wet trails can damage them. For some trails, that may mean just a day or two. Trails that have boggy areas may require a week of dry weather. Also, wet or dry – ride on the inside of single track trails. Riding on the outside can break down the edges.