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 PDRSaddleclub@gmail.com!

All Members & Guests agree to follow the Membership Rules

Scheduled Rides & Events:

February 12th: Cowboy Breakfast hosted by Lloyd Schoenbeck & Amy Stellhorn. Come join your fellow cowboys and cowgirls for a great breakfast buffets. (Meal at attendees expense).

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

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

April 24: Lloyd Schoenbeck & Amy Stellhorn Ride:

 Located off Rt 3 South of Evansville.  Left on Union Hall Rd (1/4 mile before Pop-A-Top) across bridge, turn right on Sulser Rd to ride site.  Ride at 1PM.  Meal provided.  Please bring own drinks. Call ahead if cold and windy or wet. Wagon available for non-riders!

Lloyd (618-774-2256) or Amy Stellhorn (618-774-2354)

May 7th: Work Day at Johnson Creek Recreation Area, Lake Kincaid

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 7th. Ride starts at 12pm Sunday May 8th.  Meal provided both days. Water truck tank will be available for horses but running water is not readily available. Workers camp at no charge.

June 11th: PDRSC 60th Anniversary Ride/Drive

Hosted by Pres Dave Lehr. Meet in Prairie Du Rocher VFW (Ride leaves at 11am) and ride/drive down Bluff Road, through Renault, and end at Keller Homestead (4322 Kaskaskia Rd, Waterloo). Please wear PDRSC merchandise if you have it! Dinner @ 5pm. Bonfire after. 

July 24 - July 31: Monroe County Fair (PDRSC Work day TBD)


Sunday, July 24: Jr & Peewee Horse Show

Tuesday, July 26: Adult Horse Show

Thursday, July 28: Adult (Horse) Speed Events

Sept 2nd - Sept 5th - Weekend Ride hosted by the Braun Family

Weekend Trailride @ VP Lone Star Ranch
Dinners are provided, please bring your own drinks.
Electric & water hookups available - limited sites with sewer available. Beautiful campground with on-site horse trails. Call (217) 248-2896 to reserve a campsite. Lake on-site with swimming available.
Visit VP Lone Star's FB page for details

Amanda Braun: (618-804-1378).


Sept 25th (1pm) - PDR Saddle Club Horse Show

Proceeds to benefit memorials for Heather Williams & Marilyn Bevelot. Monroe County Fairgrounds (4177 IL-156, Waterloo, IL 62298). Silent Auction & BBQ on site!

November 11-13 - Weekend Ride hosted by Dave Lehr

Weekend ride @ St. Joe State Park. Rides will be on the 12th & 13th @ 11am with meal provided Saturday.  Park closes at 3pm on Sunday.

December 11th - Christmas Dinner @ Acorn's Golf Links

Join us for our annual Christmas Dinner. This year we will be hosting the dinner prior to our December Meeting. Dinner will be $15 per adult and $8 per kid. Members are urged to pay the plate cost if they RSVP even if they do not attend. Dinner will be at 6:30. Meeting to follow at 7:30. Please RSVP via email (pdrsaddleclub@gmail.com) or call/text Steph Keller (618-340-9898).

January 21st - Annual Dinner & Dance - PDR Legion Hall

If you like good food, good music, and good times... This is what it's all about! Dinner is provided with membership. Guests are welcome $15 w/ meal & $10 for dance only. Dinner at 7pm and Music (Provided by White Stone Revival) from 8p-12a. 

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.