1280 Wheeler Lane,

Avondale, Colorado 81022


Facebook: Phyly Mena Venners

email: Phylyvenners@yahoo.com

Walk-A-Mile Equestrian Center, LLC

Mile Post 14, Business Hwy. 50 East 

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 is a great Venue

Home of the Rowdy Riders Saddle Club



. Tonights "Friday Night Ride" will not be held due to the rain, snow, weather and mud.



Rowdy Riders Saddle Club is a fun, family, oriented and safety minded            club.

       Age GROUPS: Lead line, 8 and under,9-13, 14-17, and 18 and over, 50              and over and a Mens group We do paybacks on all events except lead line, they get a ribbon and a goody, NO YEAR END AWARDS.


       MEMBERSHIPS; Family (immediate and under 18) $50, Individual $35 Entry fees for events is $2.

       Members have free access to use of the arena by appointment.

       Non-members are always welcome. Entry fees $5 per event

       Liability waivers will be signed by all participants.

       Monthly drawings will be held for some nice prizes. Every participant will be awarded one ticket per evening. Tickets will be drawn once a month. Must be present to win.

      Rowdy Riders Saddle Club season begins March 5th at 11 am, gates and office open at 10 am. Sign up early

      Events are Flags, 75 up and back, barrels (age groups), open barrels, poles (age groups), open poles.

Sanctioned EXCA Race Sunday, April 17

Gates open at 10 am, Games start at 11 am. Non-members and spectators are welcome.

March 12th. events: Jelly fish, Shoe string, Barrels , Open barrels, Poles and open poles.

March 19th. events: Turn and burn, Streaking poles, Poles, open poles, Barrels and open barrels.

March 26th. events. Easter Special Gymkhana, events: Bunny Basket Hop, (flags) and the Easter Egg Water race. There will also be an Easter bonnet contest. Decorate your cowboy hat or cap . Prize awarded to winner of kids and adult division.


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

Consignments Welcome


Walk-a-Mile Equestrian Calendar

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

Facebook: Phyly Mena Venners


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.


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


I want to thank our sponsors. Please support these businesses. They are a great part of our communities.

Ammie Thomas, Berkshire Hathaway Platinum Real Estate,


Tom Wendel, DVM, Mobile and Emergency Services, Penrose, Co., 719-372-6864, WendelVet.com
Payson Peterson, Professional Compliance and Testing
Cindy Camp, CampTrained Farms and Photography
Charla Cook, KW Performance,Keller Williams Realty
www.coloradodreams4U.com. 719-569 9533.
Rick and Trish Leone, Peak View Animal Hospital, Fowler, Co. 719-263-4321,peakviewanimalhospital.com
Noah Hainbach and Daniel Hainbach
Hainbach Brothers Enterprises LLC. NoahHainbach 719-214-7682 or Daniel Hainbach719-553-9478
Lori Knar, KIQ'N Country 103.3 and KWRP Crusin Oldies 100,3 FM and AM 690
Roger McKissack, Prime Realty Sales and Property Management, Penrose, Co. 719-372-6000
Crystal Bunting, Total Lending Concepts, Pueblo, Co. 719-225-4706
Thanks again to our sponsors. Watch for sponsor of the month. Their sponsorship enables us to give nice monthl



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


Send an email to Phyllis, click here


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Links to Clubs and horse sites of interest

Rye Colorado City Saddle Club

West Pueblo Saddle Club


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