West Coast – Georgetown, California
~IN THE HEART OF GOLD COUNTRY~
CONGRATULATIONS to the 2017 champions, Rhonda & Dave Venable and their horse, Dakota!!!
Ride & Tie East Coast Championship: Ivanhoe, VA
Date: August 24-25, 2018 Click here for more info!
Completion Awards to all Finishers Buckles to All Long Course Finishers.
- Championship Race History
- Contact Information: Race Director
- Horses Available
- Race Flyer
- Printable Entry Form
- Race Week Agenda
- Dinner Included…
- Directions to the Race Site
- Hay and Feed Info
- Camp Open Date
- Camp Information
- Course Information
- Riding The Trail
- Course Maps
- Region Activities
- Volunteers Wanted
- Lodging & Accommodations
- Area Services
- Things To Do:
- Closest Human Hospital
- Closest Horse Hospital
Championship Race History: World Championship Race History
Long Course, 32 miles: $160.00
Short Course, 13 miles: $110.00
Equathon Long Course, 13 mile ride, 13 mile run: $120.00
Equathon Short Course, 7 mile ride, 7 mile run: $110
Mini-Fun Ride & Tie, 7 miles: $80.00
Free Parent/Child (pretend) Ride And Tie in camp on Friday!
You can sign up via snail-mail or UltraSignup: https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=56247
(Special Note using ultrasignup) signing up on ultra sign up will take information on participant #1 and after check out email participant #2
First-time Ride and Tie participants qualify for a free annual membership to the Ride and Tie Association. For more info please contact Susan Smyth (see below)
Need a teammate? Check the teammate wanted ads here!
Race Director: Race Director: Susan Smyth, 211 Gold Crest Ct, Newcastle, CA 95658, 916-316-2096, firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Dru Barner Campground, Georgetown, CA. Click here for more information about Dru Barner.
Link to 2018 Flyer
Printable Entry Form:
Link to 2018 Entry Form
Buckles to All Long Course Finishers
- Wednesday, June 27
12:00 pm: Camp opens
- Thursday, June 28
4:00 pm: Association Board Meeting, all current Ride and Tie members welcome
6:00 pm: Potluck/social, Ride and Tie Association provides meat
Talks on “Endurance riding the barefoot horse “ by a Scoot Boot rep and Ride and tie strategies” Panel
Music session, bring your instruments and make some happy noise after.
- Friday, June 29
1:00 pm registration/packet pick-up opens
2:00 pm Kiddie Ride and Tie around camp. Sponsored by Coolest Ride and Tie. Event is free, but participants must sign a waiver
3:00 pm Vet check opens
7:00 pm Ride briefing for all courses
- Saturday, June 30
7:00 am Long Course (Championship) Ride and Tie Race Start
7:30 am Short Course Ride and Tie and Championship Equathon Race Start
8:30 am 7 mile Ride and Tie and Short Course Equathon Race Start
4:00 pm Dinner/Raffle/Silent Auction
7:00 pm Awards
- Sunday, July 1
6:30 am 32, 20, 13 mile Run with the Ponies Trail Run Start
7:00 am 7 mile Trail Run Start: more info about Run with the Ponies
11:00 am Camp closes
All entries include dinner Saturday night. Extra Saturday dinner tickets may be purchased (price TBA).
7.5 miles east of Georgetown. Take Wentworth Springs Road east for 6-6.5 miles, turn left at Bottle Hill Road (look for race signs). Drive down Bottle Hill Road for 1 mile. Campground will be on your left.
Hay Lady- 2977 Church St. Georgetown (530) 333-1550
Cool Feed Store: 2968 State Highway 49, Cool, CA 95614
Echo Valley Ranch Supplies- Nevada St. Auburn, CA
The campground is ideal for equestrian use, with four water troughs, picnic tables, fire pits, 14 pipe corrals, 3 toilets, water and meeting area. $8 overnight/$3 day. The $20 annual day-use passes available at the Georgetown Ranger Station Sites are limited to a maximum of 2 vehicles and 6 people. DOGS MUST REMAIN ON LEASH AND/OR CONFINED IN YOUR CAMP SITE AREA! Also, we request that you do not run generators after 10:00 pm.
Riding The Trail
The terrain may have sections that are rocky and challenging. Plan to ride accordingly. Shoes are required and pads are recommended. Hoof boots count as shoes.
No smoking on the trail.
The course crosses a highway a couple miles from camp. Riders must get off their horses and lead them across the highway. No riding horses across the highway.
Rock Creek Inn, 6220 State Highway 193 Georgetown, CA 95634, 530-333-4359
American River Inn, 6600 Orleans St, Georgetown, CA 95634, 530-333-4499
Georgetown Hotel, 6260 Main St, Georgetown, CA 95634, 530-333-4428
The Divide, Traditional American, 6037 Front St, Georgetown, CA 95634, 8 am-8 pm
Corner Kitchen, Traditional American, 6265 Main St, Georgetown, CA 95634, CASH ONLY, 6 am-2 pm
Terry’s Pizzeria & Grill, 6274 CA-193, Georgetown, CA 95634, 11 am-9 pm
Buckeye Restaurant, American, 7460 Wentworth Springs Rd, Georgetown, CA 95634, 4 pm-9 pm
Sacramento International Airport, 60 miles away