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Tahoe Donner Equestrian Center Events

Join us for one of our wonderful 2016 summer events!

Saturday Night BBQ

Our Saturday night BBQ is a family favorite and sure to delight the young and young at heart. Our guests join us at 5 p.m. for a fun filled evening of games, crafts, contests, dress up and delicious food. New this year, we will offer a staff lead pony ride for ages 2 – 6, for children weighing 60 lbs or less. You can play a game of cornhole, horseshoes or try your hand at throwing a rope. Bring the camera a get pictures of the family at the dress up and photo station. After dinner the kids can take a swing at the piñata and then compete in the hunt for the golden horseshoe. A family water balloon toss finishes off the evening.

The regular BBQ menu includes hot dogs, veggie burgers and hamburgers cooked to order and personalized with your favorites from our extensive topping bar. Bacon sautéed mushrooms, cheddar, Swiss and blue cheeses, avocado, pineapple, chili, and veggies. Baked beans, salads, cake or pie and campfire s’mores round out the menu. Reservations required with a 72-hour cancellation policy.

Dates: July 16 and August 6
Time: 5 – 7:30 p.m.
Cost ages 13 and up: Members $34, Guests $39, Public $45
Cost ages 7 – 12: Members $17, Guests $20, Public $25
Cost ages 3 – 6: $10
Children ages 2 and under: Free
Ask us about private BBQs; great for reunions, birthdays, conventions and other special events.

Cowgirls and Cocktails

Cowgirls and cowboys are invited to gather for an early evening trail ride followed by beer, wine and appetizers. Enjoy a guided meandering trail ride through highland meadows and forests and then relax afterward, nibble on appetizers and sip a frosty beer or glass of wine. It’s a great way to kick off the weekend.

This event is for adults ages 21 and up.

  • Friday, July 29 – SOLD OUT
  • Friday, August 19
  • Friday, September 2
  • Friday, September 23

Times: Trail rides will be 5-6 p.m. followed by drinks and appetizers from 6 – 7 p.m.
Members $55, Non-members $65
Members with own horse $30, Non-members with own horse $35

Pancakes and Ponies

Bring the little ones and join us for a fun Saturday morning event. Enjoy a hearty breakfast of pancakes, bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, coffee and juice, followed by a pony ride. You can come out for breakfast only, or do both the breakfast and the 15-minute pony ride. We require a minimum of 5 participants and a maximum of 20. For children ages 2-6.
DATES: Saturdays, August 13, August 27, September 3, and September 17
TIME: 9-11 a.m.
COST: $35 with pony ride, $15 breakfast only

Private Family Euer Valley Dinner

Come join us for a premiere horseback riding experience with your family or friends. The evening includes a ride into the beautiful Euer Valley where you will tie up the horses to enjoy a catered cowboy dinner in one of the most scenic spots in the Tahoe area. The ride and dinner is from 3:30 – 6 p.m. for up to 6 people. This event is offered by reservation only. Please call for availability and more information.


Reservations are required for all rides. We do not accept reservations or cancellations by email. To make a reservation, call (530) 587-9470. If you get our voicemail, please leave your name and number. Your call will be returned promptly. A credit card number is required to secure all reservations. Please note that there is a 24 to 72 hour cancellation policy depending on the type of ride or event you have signed up for.

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