Columbia Basin, WA – Attending Equine Trail Sports Sand Flats Ride

Posted on: August 18th, 2022 by Anne Reed | in | No Comments

September 30, 2022 @ 1:00 pm – October 2, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Riverside Equestrian Park
3402 N Equestrian Lane Spokane
WA 99224
See website for costs.
Katie Harvey
(425) 301-5683

Welcome to the Sand Flats ETS Event!!  Katie has been hard at work putting together some fun new obstacles for you!

We are holding our ETS Event at the Riverside Equine Park located in beautiful Spokane, Washington on the Spokane River and only a few miles from Airway Heights.

Within the park, you will find a great place to play and rest. The equine area was designed for the equine enthusiast with a 200×300 working arena, 50′ a round pen, ground obstacles built by Back Country Horseman of Washington.

There are campsites available, bathrooms, is the website that you need to go to reserve your campsite if you are wanting to camp.

This is a LEAVE NO TRACE facility~ Please make sure and clean up after yourselves and your horse!!

Once the Campsite is full– We will have “overflow” dry overnight camping for $27 a night in the Pasture North of the campsite area.

Day Parking will be in the pasture north of the campsite area- Discover Pass or Day Pass required.

You will need to have a Washington Discover Pass, you can obtain this online, or Day Passes are available on-site.  Annual Passes are $30 and Day Passes are $10- here is the Website information

There are also 25 miles of trails that wrap around the Spokane River, an outdoor arena, and a round pen in the upper Equine area if you would like to utilize those as well. Come early or stay a few days!

Event Details

We will also be utilizing the Obstacle Course on Friday for an In Hand Obstacle Challenge event.

This is a Trail Challenge obstacle course event for Saturday and Sunday where we will have obstacles along the trail to keep even the advanced rider on their toes and the intermediate and novice riders comfortable.

Obstacles can be but are not limited to a natural terrain obstacle with difficulties thrown in and or a man-made obstacle that has a little twist for fun.

The Terrain

The terrain is natural following along the equine area of the park and along the river- you may encounter some steep terrain, hills, loose rock, shale rock, rocky terrain, loose dirt, sand, water, river crossings, gravel, and asphalt.

It is your responsibility to know your equine and your ability and riding level.  See above for terrain details.

Please, you know your equine and your choice is best!  See above for terrain details!


Saturday night potluck, bring something to share.

No food or water for sale on sight please come prepared.


Beautiful ribbons are awarded for 1st-6th place Novice, Intermediate, and Advanced! Beautiful Ribbons are awarded for 1st-3rd place Junior (age 13-17) and 1st-3rd place Youngin’ (age 7-12), and 1st place Newcomer! Our Judges will also do “Judge Shout Out Awards”!

This is part of the Northwest Saddle series.

Additional Fees

Payment for ALL Amenities reserved at the time of online registration are due ON SITE and are NOT collected at the time of online registration.


FRIDAY-Sand Flats-In Hand Obstacle Course
1:00-4:45pm Early Check In/New Arrival/Rider Check In-Time Out Sign Up
4:15pm Judges Meeting
5:00pm Rider Meeting
6:00pm Rider Groups check in at In Hand Obstacle Course
Judge Shout Outs once all riders are in & Scores are in
Awards After Shout Outs
Dinner On your own- will be at the Pavilion come and visit!!
SATURDAY – Trail Challenge #1
7:00 am -8:30 am New Arrival/Rider Check In-Rider Time Out Sign Up
7:30 am Judges Meeting
8:45 am Rider Meeting
9:30 am First Riders Out
Lunch In the saddle
Judge Shout Outs once all riders are in & Judge scores in
Awards after Judge Shout Outs!
Dinner Potluck @ 5 pm awaiting awards @ Pavilion
SUNDAY – Trail Challenge #2
7:00-8:30 am New arrival & Rider Check In/ Rider Time Out Sign Up
8:45 am Rider Meeting
9:30 am First riders out on the course
Lunch In the saddle
Judge Shout Outs once all riders are in & Judge scores are in
Awards after Judge Shout Outs!
End of Event After Awards-Wrap up camp!


Saturday Night Potluck Dinner- bring a dish to share. FREE