Battle River Ride
Registration Opens: June 29, 2022
Location: MSW Farms – Ponoka, AB
Ride Organizer: Brenda Henrikson
Ride Managers: Darrell Chambers / Brenda Henrikson
Ride Secretary: Natasha Dombrosky
Veterinarians: Dr. Claudia Metz (Head Vet) and Dr. Theresa Knox
Ride Distances: Intro, 25 miles, 50 miles
Trail: Some of the best trails around! A mix of one and two track trails that Mark freshly mows a majority of prior to the ride. Footing is mainly pasture, hay fields, old road and bush trail with a tiny bit of gravel. There are 2 shallow river crossings. Barefoot friendly.
Ride Camp: steel panel pens are provided for all horses where you can park your rig in front of. Horse water is to the pens. Porta potties on site. Potable water also to the site. Fire pits are on site as well. Directions to camp (From Ponoka): 5 miles west on Highway 53, 5 miles north on Highway 795, 1 1/2 miles west on Twp Road 435 (south side of the road).
Camp fees: Weekend use fees are negotiated by ERA with the owners prior to the event based on preliminary numbers. Feel free to come early or stay longer however those days must be arranged with Mark and Tina, our amazing hosts at MSW Farms. They go above and beyond to make your stay, our event, on their beautiful ranch a pleasant experience. Fee for each dog on site is $10/day. ALL DOGS ARE TO BE ON LEASH AT ALL TIMES. This is an active livestock/wild game farm, with livestock/guardian dogs at large. Any injuries or disruptions caused by your dog will be charged to you so please leave dogs at home if possible.