GOBRA Cancer Awareness Trail Ride - Take Up And Hold The Reins Of Life
Thank You For Visiting!


Just a quick update. 
 We will be having our 3rd annual Flea Market sometime in Sept.  Stay tuned for dates.  This is going to be a BIG Sale as our crew have been working very hard gathering GOOD "stuff" for you.  Location will be at the Prineville Ridge Riders Clubhouse at 1428 NW O'Neil Hwy, Prineville, OR.  The money raised from this will benefit our Care Closet and the people we help throughout the year here locally. Thank You

This will be at the ride.
Here is where you can put your ideas in our "BOOT"
So, I am asking for any suggestions to make the ride different as to food, camping, trail whatever.  If you have a theme you would like to see us try let me know and we will check into it.  I don't know how to make the trial any different as I cannot be out there so if you have a suggestion, let me know.    If you cannot make it to the ride, please feel free to email me with your ideas.  We really do appreciate input.
Call me at 503-702-5726.

  You know when we started this it was for, with luck, one year but we have had so much fun and been able to help so many people we just keep going.  Kind of like that little "battery bunny" 


Plan to join us this year on Sat. Sept. 16th 
 Cost for everything is $40. per rider.  If you have a group of 5 or more it will be $35. each.
 We can camp and ride Sat and Sun if that is something of interest.  However, if you want to ride Sun you need to bring food for your 4 hooved friend and yourself as we only feed you on Sat.  If you want to ride Sun you are basically on your own.  Any questions, please feel free to ask myself or Joanne. 
We will again have the Crook County Sheriffs Mounted Posse with us this year.  A big thank you to them for riding with us every year.
 Our meal and after ride activities are also open to non-riders so come for the ride and invite your non-riding friends to join you. They have to eat too. We will also be having our silent auction and raffle.
Our band, The Non-Committals, will be playing for your dancing and listening pleasure.
Again, all proceeds will go local families and to support our GOBRA Care Closet.
Come and help us help others.
We are on a cattle ranch and there are antelope, elk and other critters including wild horses so be prepared. 

We will still have our original trail from the last 3 years.  trail.  We will keep the shorter flatter trail and see what we can come up with this Summer as an alternative trail.  Remember, you are riding in Oregon so come prepared for sun, rain, sleet, snow, hail, tornados, high winds, haboobs, heat wave...you know...whatever we can offer.
There is water for horses AND us human types too

Two years ago we suspended watermelons in hay-nets in the water tank (see pic)  The horses weren't sure what to think but did quite well.  Great learning tool.  If you have good pic from these rides we would love to have them to post.

We have all kinds of great news for you.
We started something 3 years ago.  We have a GOBRA Care Closet.  This is for Durable Medical Equipment such as, wheel chairs, shower chairs, toilet seat risers, bedside commodes, walkers, etc.  We have quite a list and are taking donations.  We are in need of seated walkers so if you have or know of someone who has one we would love to give it a great home.  We have a trailer in which to house these items and will be cleaning them and then lending them out to those in need.  Our main target areas are Crook County, Paulina, Post and Mitchell.  The people we are wanting to help are those with Cancer, and those on Medicare or Medicaid.  Medicare and Medicaid do not always pay for the items we have so we are stepping up to the plate to help.  If you have any questions or think you can help... OR know anyone who might need help PLEASE feel free to call myself or Joanne Hink and we will have answers for you.  We also have disposable undergarments (not to lend) if you or someone you know needs them.
We are trying to start a Brief Bank in town to supply that need.  If you know anyone who has extras of these, please let them know we can use them.  
Call me at 503-702-5726. 

Michele Youker  541-447-4139
Joanne Hink  541-447-4015

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