Desert Park Equine Facility and Racetrack offers self horse-boarding, spring training for racehorses and various events. Amenities available to members are a large arena, 5/8 mile racetrack, full service horseman's RV park and miles of trails. The facility is available for horse shows, clinics and other events. Desert Park is also home to Desert Dogs Agility, Sun Hills Riding Centre and is an animal evacuation site for ALERT.
Garnett Valley Gang
Volunteer train robbers, Kettle Valley
The Garnett Valley Gang rob the passengers of the Kettle Valley steam train. in a re-enactment train robbery. This is a charity event that takes place approximately 14 times over the summer.
Kelowna Gymkhana Club
We're a multidisciplinary club welcoming all levels and ages of riders. We have categories from leadline through senior. Our club hosts 7 Gymkhanas a year from April through October. Every Gymkhana we have 6 events including, barrels, poles, stakes, keyhole, flags and a "surprise" pattern. Join us for a fun day of games on horseback!
Kelowna Riding Club
Kelowna Riding Club is a club for all disciplines. We have a 10 acre facility that includes a dressage ring, two large multi-discipline rings, a lunge ring and stables. We have several membership categories for riders and non-riders, plus equestrians can drop-in to ride with a signed waiver for a $25 fee. The club hosts a number of clinics, shows and educational opportunities each year and both the historic clubhouse and the grounds are available for rentals by the community. Rental, membership and event calendar information can be found on kelownaridingclub.ca
Kettle River Horse Club
Okanagan Back Country Horsemen
Peachland Riding Club
The riding club grounds are located on 8 acres at the beautiful Mountain View Park in Peachland. The riding club typically hosts family and youth friendly horse activities throughout the year from April to October. Events included gymkhanas, barrel racing, roping events and rodeos.
Summerland Rodeo Grounds Equine Development Committee
Encouraging safe and ethical horsemanship, using funds raised by the SRGEDC to improve the Rodeo Grounds (fixing fences, adding stabling, fixing footing, purchasing equipment etc) as well as organize horse shows, clinics, gymkhanas and other events for our membership.
Vernon District Riding Club
Wild Hearts Thoroughbred Adoption Society
Wild Hearts Thoroughbred Adoption Society is a registered charity committed to providing aftercare for retiring thoroughbred racehorses. This includes providing transitioning following AAEP from the track, rehabilitation where needed, basic retraining and vetting/matching/placing into forever adoptive homes, as well as providing ongoing followup.
Working Equitation Canada BC Region
Promoting the sport of Working Equitation throughout BC and Canada with a focus on classical horsemanship and the use of horses for ranch work and functionality. Working Equitation is comprised of four phases: Working Dressage, Ease of Handling with Obstacles, Speed (Obstacles) and Cattle Handling. There are eight levels of Working Equitation (WE) from children, Introductory(beginners) to Masters Level (advanced). The children and introductory levels do not include a speed phase. Throughout the province of BC there are several Working Equitation Chapters focused on local clinics and shows. For more information on the opportunities in BC, go to www.workingeq.ca The sport is growing in leaps and bounds, and we welcome you!