Sponsored by the Wet Mountain Valley Saddle Club
Location: Music Meadows CTR (Type A Two Day, B1 Saturday only)
Address: 6076 CR 119, Westcliffe, CO 719-783-2222
Date: August 19-20, 2017 Rider Limit: 60
The Wet Mountain Valley is one of the most beautiful
places on earth. The ride will be on the valley floor with the Sangre
Cristo Mountains and its many 14ers as a back drop. Trails will travel
through rolling hills, pastures and light forest. Water will be from the
historic Grape Creek that runs through the Music Meadows Ranch.
Directions to Camp
: From the North or West: Go south of Westcliffe on
HWY 69, 4 miles to Colfax and turn right. Go 6 miles and turn left at
the T and follow signs to Music Meadows Ranch. From the South you will
turn left on Colfax. We will have lots of signs and ribbons for you to
: Is a private dude ranch, there will be a $10 per
horse charge. Horse water will be provided. Please bring people water.
Days can be warm and nights cool, so bring a blanket for your horse.
Shoes are recommended.
Emergency Phone: Custer Sheriff 719-783-2270 Limited cells work at camp. Numbers will be shared at briefing.
: Ride check in starts at 1 PM, Pre-ride vet check-in
begins at 2 PM Friday, Aug. 19, until dark. Please let management know
if you will need an early Saturday check in. Ride briefings for all
riders will be held each evening.
: NATRC chef Chuck Smith will be cooking Friday
dinner, Saturday and Sunday lunch. Saturday dinner will be catered by
our host Elin of Sangre's Best Beef. Friday night happy hour is 1 hour
before dinner. Please bring something to share and what you want to
drink, for a fun meet and greet. Volunteers will be fed all meal all
weekend. There is a $30 meal charge for non-rider, non-volunteer.
place will have awards as well as Sweepstakes and High point combo. Novice will have ribbons too.
: Ride will be conducted under current NATRC rules.
Distance Only (DO) offered for those who wish to compete in mileage
only. Health Certificates and Coggins are required for out-of-state
horses. Panels will be allowed, they must be attached to the trailer and
no larger than 12x12
WE HAVE LIMITED PARKING, SO PLEASE RIDE SHARE WITH A FRIEND AND SAVE GAS.
: Vet - Carrie Porter DVM (region 5)
Horsemanship: Sarah Rinne (region 6)
Entry and Fees
: Price includes all NATRC fees and Friday and
Saturday camping fees: $145 Adult Member, $156 Adult Non-Member, $90
junior member. $101 Junior Non-Member (Region 3 has junior discounts,
please check website) 1 day B ride (Saturday only) $120 Adult Members,
$131 Adult Non-Member, $ 75 Junior Members, $86 Junior Non-Members. If
you want to come in early or stay late it is $10 per trailer per night.
If you have any questions please call Lin at 719-371-6008.
Remember NATRC is offering free membership to all first time members in 2017!
Checks payable to:
Lin Ward, 200 County Rd. 326, Westcliffe, CO. 81252
: $50 due with entry and if not paid by June 1 you
will lose your entry place and be put on a Wait List. The balance
is due at Ride Check-in. Refunds until July 28, 2017, less $15
administration fee. No Show, No Refund!
645 Cell 719-371-6008