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PDR Saddle Club Events

We are always looking for more events! Rides can be held on private or public property. If you host a ride on private property please ensure you have permission for multiple riders from all landowners. Also, please ensure you notify the Secretary of any Landowners who granted permission so we can invite them to our Appreciation Dinner/Dance in January! 

To schedule a ride, please reach out to an Officer or Email us at!

All Members & Guests agree to follow the Membership Rules

Scheduled Rides & Events:

The weather is unpredictable... Be sure to watch our Facebook page (@SaddleYourHorse) for Pop-Up Rides!

February 17th: Cowboy Breakfast hosted by Lloyd Schoenbeck & Amy Schoenbeck.

Come join the local Cowboys and Cowgirls for a great breakfast buffet and catching up at Reids' Harvest house! Starting at 8:30 but open all morning.

Reids' Harvest House, 2440 State St, Chester, IL 62233

8:30am. (Restaurant opens at 7a).

March 3rd: Niebruegge River Ride Hosted by John Niebruegge & Nathan Keller

It's time to get the horses out of the mud and out on the trail! A great first ride of the year - a nice sandy ride out along the Mississippi river bottoms. Meal provided at no cost to members - $10 for non-members. Non-members welcome only as guests of current members.

833 Berger Rd, Valmeyer. Call/Txt Nathan Keller with questions 618-292-6850

May 4th: Johnson Creek Recreation Area (Lake Kincaid) Work Day with Weekend Trail Ride hosted by Nathan & Stephanie Keller

Rt. 3 south of Chester, left on Rt. 151 4 miles to Johnson Creek Recreation Area.  Trail maintenance and campground cleanup and repair as part of Adopt A Trail Program with US Forrest Service.  Work day starts at 9AM  Saturday May 4th. Ride Saturday after work complete. Additional ride Sunday starts at 11am May 5th.  Meal provided both days. Water truck tank will be available for horses but running water is not readily available. Workers camp at no charge. Reach out to Nathan with questions (618-292-6850)

June 22nd (1pm) - PDR Saddle Club Benefit Horse Show 

Horse Speed Show to benefit Annika Olson in her battle with a Traumatic Brain Injury. See our Facebook page for all the Details!


Monroe County Fairgrounds (4177 IL-156, Waterloo, IL 62298). Silent Auction & BBQ on site! Reach out to Amanda Braun with questions (618-806-1378)

June 28th - June 30th - Weekend Ride hosted by the Boyd Family 

Weekend Trailride @ Hayes Canyon. Members can visit webpage or call (618)672-4751 to book a site.
Dinners are provided Saturday & Sunday, please bring your own drinks. 
Electric & water hookups available - limited sites with sewer available. Beautiful campground with on-site horse trails in Shawnee National Forest. Call Ed or Gail Boyd with questions.

August 3rd - BBQ Fundraiser @ Waterloo Rural King

We will be hosting our annual BBQ Fundraiser in front of Rural King with Pork Steaks, Brats & homemade potato salad. Help is needed both day of and day before. Reach out to Nathan Keller with questions (618-292-6850)

Current negative Coggins for all rides and activities.

Lunch and beverages available at all rides unless otherwise stated differently.

To cancel ride call one of the following;

Dave Lehr 792-4770

Steph Keller 618-340-9898

Call ride host to check on possible cancellation due to weather.

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