Walk-A-Mile Equestrian Center, LLC

  Avondale, Colorado  81022    


Pueblo County's Family Equestrian Facility

Now a horse motel--overnight horse boarding

Spectators always welcome


Photo Gallery--Phyllis' Photos






I am now accepting sponsors for the season. Please contact me for more information about having your business be a sponsor. If you have a banner , we will display it at all of our eventg and also announce your business several times a night.

















1280 Wheeler Lane               

Mile Post 14, Bus. Hwy. 50 E., Avondale, Co, 81022

Walk-a-Mile Equestrian Calendar


Saturday, October 10th, 11 am. Our events will be Streaking Poles, Streaking combo, Poles, Open Poles, Barrels and Open barrels. 

The Member Appreciation Luncheon and Halloween Fun Day is Oct. 31st. Pasta Luncheon starts at 11 am. Members eat free. Members guests and Non-members can eat for $5. Children under 5 eat free. I do need a head count if you plan on eating.Please e-mail or let me know, 719-250-5499.
The Halloween Fun Day, 12:30 pm, events will be Free style reining in costume and to music. Please bring your music on a cd. 3 minute time limit. Prizes awarded to Junior (13 and Under) and senior class (14 and over). The Rat race, just like flag race but we use rats. The bloody hand off relay race. Mouse droppings, like speed ball but we use mice. And tandem barrels. Prizes awarded off the prize table. If you have any nice items you would like to donate for the prize table , please bring them with you. Entry fee is $10 per member and $15 for Non-members. Fee includes 1 or all events. 2016 memberships are now being accepted. $35 individual and $50 for immediate family. Membership includes use of the arena for practice when not in use by appointment. Please call if you have any questions.



Please call Phyllis for the latest update on the weather and the current ride.


Walk-A-Mile will be selling these nice coffee mugs for $10 each as a fund raiser for the arena. If you would like to place an order, please email me or go to my facebook Phyly Mena Venners. Thank you.


Contact Phyllis  719-250 5499, email : phylyvenners@yahoo.com.

Walk-A-Mile Arena is  a great venue for all horse enthusiasts including barrel racers, pole benders and other gymkhana participants. Our facility is also utilized for team roping, mounted shooting and horse and cart events.We are located 14 miles east of Pueblo, Colorado on Business Hwy 50 East and 2 miles west of Avondale. We offer a horse motel and monthly horse boarding. .

 There are two Saddle Clubs that ride here. The Rowdy Riders Saddle Club's season begins on Saturday, March 1st. 2014. at noon. We will ride for the month of March during the day because it's still so cold in the evenings. On April 4th.., 7 pm, we will start our Friday night rides. Our Friday night rides consist of 6 speed events, two assorted and two barrels and two poles. Our speed events are jack potted therefore we do not do year end awards. We have age group divisions. Lead line is not jackpotted but ribbons and a goody is awarded, 8 & under, 9-13, 14-17, seniors, 50 and over and we offer a men's group also.Membership dues are $50 Family and $35 individual. There is a $5 discount offered if your dues are received before the 1st ride.The event fees are $1 lead line, all others are $2 per event. You can enter each event as many times as you want to pay for. Every one must abide by the arena rules. As a member of the Rowdy Riders, you will have free access of the arena to practice by appointment.

The West Pueblo Saddle Club rides here on Thursday evening, Their shows begin at 7 and consist of 3 events and time allowing, they will do a jackpot barrels or jackpot poles. WPSC alternates with two speed events and one judged and one speed event and two judged. This club gives nice year end awards and they are accepting new members. They are on the internet or you can find their link on this page.

Some of the amenities that Walk-a-Mile offers is we have clean portapotties (handicap accessible) A play area for the kids, great ground, (we have the best barrel racing ground in town.), a concession and a tack shop on site. Tack-N-More offers new and used saddles, tack, boots , hats and clothing. I work on consignment so if you have items to sell, please contact me.

 Our facility is also home to the 4-S Gathering Cowboy Church. Our preacher is Jake Shue and our services are on Sunday's at 10 am. Non-denominational so every one is welcome..The church always has great guest speakers and musical guests.


We would like to thank our sponsors for 2013. Doug Helzer with Centennial Insurance, Robyn Mason with ERA Herman Group Real Estate, Peak View Animal Hospital, Scott Warner, Scott's Farrier Service, Pam Cozzetto with Keller Williams Performance Real Estate. Vigil and Smith 1 Hour Heating and Air Conditioning, Kathryn Ory with Ory Photography, Candysue with CU in the Pics. If you would like to be a sponsor, please contact me for more information..

I am also on facebook. You can friend me at Walkamile Arena. Thanks, Everyone and I hope you'll come out and see what we are all about.

Tack and More is a consignment shop so if you have items you want to sell, contact me.



  1. Safety is the #1 rule. Please, we do not want anyone getting hurt.
  2. No littering especially cigarette butts. Please use trash receptacles that are provided. We want to keep our place nice and clean.
  3. Good horsemanship should be used at all times. No abusive behavior towards your horses will be allowed. That means no excessive whipping, spurring, jerking or inhumane tack.
  4. No alcohol or intoxicated persons will be allowed on premises. Offending parties will be asked to leave.
  5. Parents or guardians are responsible for their children. Please advise them of all the rules. Ask them not to break or take toys from play area.
  6. Members and non-members must advise their guests of all rules.
  7. No profanity or harassing behavior will be tolerated. Report this to office or show managers.
  8. No loping in vehicle parking lots. Horses are not allowed in car parking lot or spectator area.
  9. Respect landscaping. Ask children not to get in flowerbeds and not to break branches off trees and don’t let horses eat trees.
  10. Keep dogs leashed! Owners will be responsible for cleaning up dog messes.
  11. Do not tie horses to arena panels. Tie them secure to trailer. Do not block office gate area. Stand away from arena gate entrance. No horses will be allowed to run into or out of arena.
  12. If your horse is a kicker, use red ribbon on tail and if he bites, please advise those around you. Be considerate and avoid potential problems.
  13. No one under age of 21 may ride or handle stallions at arena. Stallions must be in total physical control at all times. Do not tie to trailer, put inside trailer.
  14. Please stay in arena fenced area.
  15. Western boots are required for participants in all events. It’s a safety factor.
  16. No making out in parking lots. (Little eyes may be watching).
  17. We want everyone to have a good and safe time here at Walk-A-Mile. Remember you are a guest on this property, please treat everyone and our place with the same respect you would expect.

WARNING: Under Colorado law, an equine professional is not liable for any injury to, or death of a participant or equine in equine activities resulting from the inherent risk of equine activity pursuant to section 13-21-119. Colorado Revised Statute

Rowdy Riders Application

Walk-a-Mile Equestrian Calendar



Phyllis' "TACK 'N MORE" Link, click here


Tack-N-More will be open during events.

Hope to see y'all there. For more info, please call Phyllis @250-5499

Concession on site for all rides


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Cafe open during all events


The WalkaMile Cafe

open during all events at the arena.

Open to the public and loaded with great food. 

Specials include    SLOPPERS, burgers, nachos, fries, (great) Green chile

don't forget to ask for daily goodies not on the printed menu.  

serving breakfast and lunch and dinner during events.]


A very special thank you to Baxter Liquor, located behind the convenience store at Baxter and Hwy 96 for providing free ice for all events.  Please give Baxter Liquor your support.  Nice people!!


Phyllis and Les Vennerstrom, Owners and Managers, 719-947-3248

Phyllis Cell:  250-5499

Les Cell:  250-5586


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Links to Clubs and horse sites of interest

Rye Colorado City Saddle Club

West Pueblo Saddle Club


Biby Chropractic Centre

Hillside Equestrian Center

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