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.

MVRU EQUESTRIAN Club 2020


Club Level

$300/year

Any part of the season

*COVID SPECIAL  Family Club Membership for 2-3 $500

 Club membership includes 1-2 ‘Club Days’ per year.  *may be recommended for one season prior to joining Team  Recommended for recreational riders and/or folks who intend to attend occasional ‘home’ MVRU clinics or activities or those who can only participate in Team activities for one riding season of the Year. 

Club members receive the following benefits:
- Opportunity to purchase ten lesson discount punch cards & Team Ware

- Opportunity to participate in ONE Club or Team Day

- Volunteer training for horse care and lesson assistant opportunities

- Eligibility for practice rides and ¼ horse lease, auditing opportunities at clinics and competitions at home and away

 

Junior Club Level

$150/year

5-10 year olds


 

 

 

Junior Club members will enjoy the following benefits:


- Opportunity to purchase ten lesson discount punch cards & Team Ware


- Opportunity to participate in ONE Club or Team Day


- Volunteer training for horse care and lesson assistant opportunities


- Eligibility for practice rides and ¼ horse lease, auditing opportunities at clinics and competitions at home and away


 - MAY be invited to accompany Team on outings.  In most cases this will involve parent supervision and/or participation in supporting the expedition

Team Level

$500/year

March 15 - November 1


*depending upon Mother Nature, Team events and schedule

Team Members may be 11-81 years old

Recommended for the more serious rider who has goals in training or competition that include travel and offsite coaching


Team Level members will receive the following benefits:

  • opportunity to purchase ten lesson discount punch cards & Team Ware
  • opportunity to participate in 2 Club or Team Days
  • volunteer training for horse care and lesson assistant opportunities
  • eligibility for practice rides, ¼ and ½ leases
  • grooming, auditing and participation opportunities at clinics, camps and competitions, at home and away, based on rider’s goals and commitment level
  • individualized goal-setting and training plans, pre-, mid- and post-season, including regular training, clinic and competition schedules
  • client horse health, conditioning and soundness consultation
  • use of Moccasin Lake Ranch facilities
  • arena, jump field, trails & 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 & transportation to events, team ware and other services available @ additional charge. See further info on Contracted Coaching by MVRU Staff
  • Parents are encouraged to be part of the Team by contributing energy to any of the following:  hosting ‘home’ events/Team days, setting courses/arenas up, driving rigs, ‘camp’ set up and tear down, photography, documentation/writing stories (newspaper), organizing food/camp kitchen

*The minimum commitment for showing in Horse Trials or Recognized Events is ½ leasing or riding 4x/week for SIX weeks prior to the event*


For MVRU Club & Team members, we offer the following:


PRACTICE RIDES: $25/hour

*ASSISTED PRACTICE RIDES: $35/hour


Half and Quarter leases may be arranged on a month-to-month basis

Seasonal leases are available for the following seasons:


Spring: March 12 - June 12

Summer: June 12 - August 30

Fall: August 30 - November 15


Seasonal leases have priority over other leases and practice rides. Half leases take priority over 1/4 leases.


½ LEASES

$250/month

Entitles lessee to THREE rides per week

(or 13 per month), under staff supervision, by appointment

¼  LEASES

$175/month

$200/month for Junior Club members

Entitles lessee to TWO rides per week

(or 9 per month), under staff supervision, by appointment

SEASONAL ½  LEASES

One season: $650

Two season discount: $1,100

Three season discount: $1,500

SEASONAL ¼  LEASES

One season: $450/$500 for Junior Club

Two season discount: $800/$900

Three season discount: $1,200/$1,450

COMP TEAM HORSE LEASE

March 10 - November 10

$1,500

BOARDING

$450/month

$125/week

$25/day

BOARDING/TRAINING

$1000/ month (20x)

$250/week (4x)

$60/day

TRAINING ONLY

$40 /ride

$150/week


‘ARENA USE’ (Non-Members)

$150/month

$20/ride


Contracted Competition Coaching by MVRU Staff


Includes pre-show organization (entries, transportation, accommodations, meals, etc.), daily scheduling, stable management supervision, course walks, warm-up, post-ride analysis & event reflection


NON TEAM may participate at the following rates, if staffing available:

* Coaching & *Supervision at competitions

$75 per day/$100

* Groom services @ competitions

$75 per day/$100

* Coaching at 2- or 3-day event

$140/$180

Course-walk (if not being ‘coached’)

$20/course/$30

Dressage test (if not being ‘coached’)

$20/each/$30

*Required for 14 & under, and those riders leasing MVRU horses or any horses under care of MVRU staff


Other Services

Goal Setting/Consultations

$50/hour for Club or non-team members

Shipping Rates

One horse: $1.20 Per Loaded Mile

Two horses: $0.70/PLM

Three horses: $0.55/PLM

Empty trailer: $0.70/PM