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
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
Due to Les's recent emergency hernia surgery, events at Walk-A-Mile Arena are temporarily canceled. We will let you all know when we will start again. Thanks to everyone for your prayers and well wishes. Merry Cristmas to all and a Happy New Year too.
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.
Saturday, Oct. 25th.. Noon. our events will be the pretzel, criss cross, poles, open poles, barrels and open barrels.
Nov. 1st 11: am, will be our Halloween Fun Day and the Membership Appreciation Luncheon. Pasta, Salad, roll and drink will be provided at 11:00 free to our members, Guests $ 5. I would like to invite our sponsors to please join us. We appreciate all our members and sponsors.
Events : Freestyle reining to music and in costume, The Rat Race (flags but with a rat), tandem barrels., Bloody Hand off Relay and Mouse dropping. Winners will get to select prizes from the prize table (no paybacks) Entry fee Members $10, non-members$15. Fee includes 1 or all events. Costume contest on foot. Please come out and have some fun with us. If you would care to bring out something for the goody bags or a dessert, that would be great. Non-members and guest are welcome. Anyone can purchase tickets for the prize table.
Contact Phyllis 719-250 5499, email : email@example.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.
WALK-A-MILE ARENA RULES
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
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
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.]
Phyllis and Les Vennerstrom, Owners and Managers, 719-947-3248
Phyllis Cell: 250-5499
Les Cell: 250-5586
Links to Clubs and horse sites of interest
Biby Chropractic Centre