PO Box 58 Winthrop, WA
509.996.9881 | info@mvriding.org

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Sport Riding and Equestrian Team

If you are motivated to take your horsemanship skills to the next level, have a horse you would like help training, would like to have a well schooled horse to practice or trail ride on, want to learn to work cattle or be coached at a horse show, or maybe just have a fun group to support you in your horsey endeavors, then consider joining the MVRU Equestrian Team.

Join us in the pursuit of excellent horsemanship, education, recreational riding, and equestrian sports. We offer weekly lesson series, beginner thru advanced, English and Western, dressage, jumping, competitive trail riding & eventing.


Club Level - April 1-Nov 1
Recommended for recreational riders and/or folks who intend to attend occasional MVRU clinics or  shows, or participate in Team activities for only part of the riding season. Club members receive same benefits as Team members.

Entry Level - April 1-Nov 1
6 months coaching including 2-3 Team Days & 3-4 Team lessons.
Recommended for 9-13 year olds, and those with more educational, and/or less competitive, goals.

Novice Level  Mar 1–Sept 1 or April 15-Oct 15
6 months coaching including 2-3 Team Days & 3-4 Team lessons.
Recommended for ages 10-adult who intend to participate in  2 or more off site clinics or competitions.  More trips may be added with additional fee.
Comp Level - the Full Monty: March 1-November 15
7 months coaching including 3 Team Days & 3-4 Team lessons.
Recommended for veteran Team Members & Staff, 14 years and older,
including those intending to compete or travel regularly (3 or more times) and/or at recognized events and shows.

Inquire about rates. We offer Family Rates & Discounts. Thanks to a generous sponsor, we also have a limited number of partial scholarships.

All Club & Team memberships offer the following benefits: 

  • Opportunity to purchase ten lesson discount punch cards. Lessons and team days as offered for enrollment level.
  • Individualized goal-setting and training plans, including regular training, clinic and competition schedules.
  • Client horse health, conditioning and soundness consultation.
  • Use of Moccasin Lake Ranch facilities - arena, jump field, trails, and day paddocks by appointment.
  • Priority for boarding, training, practice rides, horse lease, working student and paid positions will be given to MVRU Team members.

Coaching at events and transportation to events, team ware and other services available at additional charge.