​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​RIDE SCHEDULE:   ​​MAY., 2017- JULY, 2017

Call trail leader for more information and to make your reservation.

Level 1 – An easy, shorter ride with mostly level terrain, low grades and good footing.  Trail mostly follows roads or wide, well defined trails.

Level 2 – Some grades but not steep or hard.  Can go across country on mostly level ground.

Level 3 – Footing may be rocky and difficult in places.  May have steep grades and be narrow.  Could be long in length.

Level 4 – Steep grades, rocky and there may be some steps, negotiating ledges and large boulders.  Could be long in length.

Always call the ride leader 2 days in advance of the ride.  If you plan on bringing a guest, your guest must sign a waiver.  Unless otherwise noted, please bring your own lunch/refreshments.

Ride Speeds:  Slow, Medium and Fast are WALK speeds.  If gaited indicated call ride leader to determine speed

​TRAIL CONDITION GUIDE

May 13 – Groom Creek – Meet at the Groom Creek TH at 9:00 AM to ride at 9:30 AM.  Rated a 3 for 4 hours including lunch.  Carol Ross 928-925-0663.
 
May 19-21-Groom Creek Horse Camp—There will be both gaited and non-gaited rides on Saturday and Sunday.  Saturday rides will meet in Loop C at 9:30 AM to ride at 10:00 AM, be certain that your horse is fit to ride at 6500’ elevation, day riders are welcome.  Reserve a space in Loop C @ Recreation.gov.   Saturday night the club will provide charcoal and starter. Bring your favorite meat to grill and a dish to pass.  Gaited questions—Carol Ross 928-925-0663, Non Gaited questions Spike Hicks 928-778-1833.
 
May 27 – 29 – Memorial Day no rides scheduled.
 
June 3 – Blair pass to Clark Springs – arrive at Cayuse TH at 9:00 AM to ride at 9:30 AM.  We will be riding through the DOCE fire area to a steep, long climb to access the Clark Springs trail which we will follow down to the Cayuse TH.  Rated a 3.5 for 5 hours including lunch.  Carol Hicks 928-778-1833.
 
June 10 – Salida Gulch – Meet at the Petsmart at 9:00 AM to caravan to the trail head.  Ride for 2 ½ hours.  Rated a 2.5, we’ll have lunch at ULike Asian Buffet.  Bobbie Reno 928-775-5408.
 
June 17 – Spruce Mountain – Meet at the Groom Creek TH at 8:30 AM to ride at 9:00 AM we will wind our way to the top of the mountain where we will eat lunch.  Rated a 3 for 4.5 hours including lunch.  Billie Wederski 928-778-5067.
 
June 24 –Woodchute Ride - Take Hwy 89A North out of Prescott Valley to the top of Mingus Mountain, on the right you will see a parking lot and bathrooms you will turn left on FS Road 104, go approximately 1/4 mile and turn left on paved road, go up the hill and we will park in the lot on the left before the cattle guard.  Rated a 3 1/2 for 4 hours including lunch.  Beautiful views. Deb Stephens 602-421-1350.
 
July 1- 4th of July celebrations begin with the Parade no rides scheduled. 
 
July 8 —Benham Trail in Williams – Meet at 8:30 AM at the Wishing Well in Paulden to caravan to the TH.  Rated a 3 for 4 hours including lunch.  Donna Crisfield 928-583-0915.  
 
July 15 –Thumb Butte –Gurley St. to the White Rock TH on the right side of the road.  Meet at 9:00 AM to ride at 9:30 AM, up hills, gradual grades, some rock areas, beautiful views, no off trail.  Rated a 3 for 4.5 hours including lunch.  Sue Crane 402-203-9703. Note:  (we may have to share the trail with bicycles, ATV’s & motorcycles)
 
July 22 – Club Social at the Thumb Butte Ramada, 5:00 pm.   RSVP to Deb Stephens, (602)421-1350 by July 19.  Send checks to PSC, PO Box 11052, Prescott, AZ  86304.  See Newsletter for more details.


July 29 – Williams – Meet at Depot 89 at 8:30 AM to caravan to the TH.  This will be a lovely ride, lots to see and enjoy on this one!  Rated a 3 for 4.5 hours including lunch.  JoAnn Rudolph 928-308-3803.May 13 – Groom Creek – Meet at the Groom Creek TH at 9:00 AM to ride at 9:30 AM.  Rated a 3 for 4 hours including lunch.  Carol Ross 928-925-0663.
 
August 12 –Ribbon Canyon—Meet at the Groom Creek TH at 8:30 AM to ride at 9:00 AM.  Rated a 3 for 4 hrs. including lunch.  Carol Hicks 928-778-1833. 
 
August 19 –Thumb Butte—Gurley St. to the White Rock TH on the right side of the road.  Meet at 9:00 AM to ride at 9:30 AM, up hills, gradual grades, some rock areas, beautiful views, no off trail.  Rated a 3 for 4.5 hrs.  Bring a snack along we have lunch/dinner at Casa Sanchez after the ride.  Denise Stevens 928-899-6120.  Note:  (we may have to share the trail with bicycles, ATV’s & motorcycles).
                                       
                                                                                                         
  SAVE THE DATE! 
 
September 22 – 24 CAMPOUT at Stringfield TH --Almosta
 
October 21 – LITTLE THUMB BUTTE  “Eat N Ride, Ride N Eat”.
 
October 28 –HALLOWEEN at Beaver Creek Tom & Denise details later
 
December 17 – CHRISTMAS PARTY at the Prescott Centennial Center  August 5 – Groom Creek – Meet at the Groom Creek TH at 8:30 AM to ride at 9:00 AM.  Beautiful ride through the pine forest.  Rated a 3 for 4 hours including lunch.  Carol Ross 928-925-0663.