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Non-profit Organizations & Clubs
Get involved! Check out these local organizations, clubs and riding groups.

Organizations | Clubs | Riding Groups | Rescue Groups


Non-Profit Organizations

Clark County Saddle Club
10505 NE 117th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98662

Silver Buckle Youth Equestrian Center
PO Box 1416
Brush Prairie, WA 98606

Clark County Executive Horse Council
Joining together horse enthusiasts and businesses to promote and encourage a wide range of horse activities.



Back Country Horseman of Washington - Mt. St. Helen's Chapter
The Mt. St. Helens Chapter of the Back Country Horsemen of Washington is a 501(c) non-profit organization that meets on the first Monday of each month at 7:00 pm. at Round Table Pizza at JM Plaza in Hazel Dell, 616 N E 81st Street. More Info: Judy Smith @ 360-687-2336

Washington Trail Riders Association
WTRA is a local Clark County equestrian trail riding group who's mission is to promote in all ways the interest of Trail Riders and to do any and all things necessary to advance the well-being and maintenance of the activity of trail riding. Contact Barbara Thomas at 360-896-7123 for more information.

Southwest Washington Pinto Horse Club  (SWWPtHC)
Meetings on the second Sunday of the month, at 5 pm, at Round Table Pizza in Salmon Creek.

Southwest Washington Paint Horse Club (SWWPHC)
The SWWPHC was started in the 70's to promote the American Paint Horse and its enthusiasts! We are a friendly group that would like to invite paint horse owners throughout the Northwest to join our club. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month at Roundtable Pizza (Salmon Creek) 13009 NE Highway 99 # 205, Vancouver, WA. 6 PM Social Hour & Dinner, 7 PM Meeting More Info: President Joy Bearden, Cell 360-219-7746 Home 360-859-3611

Pacific Northwest Endurance Riders (PNER)
PNER is an organization composed of people interested in endurance riding in this region.  PNER currently has over 600 active members.

Membership in PNER offers fun, social, competitive, and educational benefits. Compete for a variety of regional awards. Whether social or competitive, join a PNER team. Come to the PNER annual convention, usually held in January, which features speakers, an awards dinner, and oodles of vendors. Run for and/or vote for regional officers. Read the monthly PNER newsletter that lists the most current ride calendar, ride results, and award standings.


Riding Groups

Battle Ground Natural Horse Meetup Group
If you want to meet others to share your love for riding and horses, this is the group for you.
We will work on natural methods to train and build a partnership with our horses.
We will have regularly scheduled trail rides, once or twice a week.

Diamond Dust Equestrian Drill Team
A Drill team located in Clark County, Washington. They are enthusiastic, fun-loving, and positive women that have a passion for drill and a love of their horses.

Quicksilver Equestrian Drill Team
Quicksilver Drill Team is a competitive drill team that practices on Tuesday nights at 8:30 at the Clark County Saddle Club.

Outlaws Equestrian Drill Team
The Outlaws Drill Team is a competitive drill team that practices on Tuesday nights at 7:00 at the Clark County Saddle Club.

Team Roping
The Team Ropers meet every Thursday starting at 7:00 pm at the Clark County Saddle Club.

Fence Riders
The Fence Riders are active in many different areas throughout the county. Most likely, if you've been to the Clark County Fair, you've seen them on their horses patrolling the parking areas. For more information on this group, contact Brent Skill for more information.


Rescue Groups

Ripley's Horse Aid Foundation
501-c-3 rescue group that works closely with Animal Control in the area. They have helped 101 horses in 2008 thus far. The Hay 4 Horses program offers paid services to needy horses and their owners through vouchers which are issued by Animal Control. The services include hoof trims, 300 lbs of hay, and 50 lbs of grain for each horse. In addition teeth floating, castration, euthanasia and carcass removal can also be covered.

Ripley's operates entirely on donations, occasional grants, and volunteers. In addition, Ripley's works with the Clark County Executive Horse Council foster program to provide homes to horses that have been relinquished to animal control or are in dire need of help. For more information: Pat Brown 666-7978

Wind Haven Horse Rescue - Toutle, WA
ABUSE. ABANDONMENT. NEGLECT. STARVATION. Horses arrive at Wind Haven Horse Rescue for a variety of reasons, but all are in need of a safe, structured, loving environment. Whether they come from the auction house, an owner who has run out of alternatives, or rescued from a dire situation, Wind Haven Horse Rescue is here to help.

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