Monday, May 05, 2014

Horse endurance ride draws hundreds - Full Article

43-year-old “Prineville Ride” renamed

By Shelby R. King / The Bulletin
Published May 5, 2014


Horses and riders of all breeds and sizes spent the weekend in the Skull Hollow-Crooked River National Grasslands participating in endurance rides, trail rides and other challenges at the 43rd annual Still Memorial Weekend, formerly known as The Prineville Ride.

Sandy Mayernick, volunteer coordinator at Mustangs to the Rescue, an all-breed horse rescue and rehabilitation organization based near Sisters, said she estimated about 200 people participated in the three-day event.

“It’s huge this year,” Mayernick said. “Our numbers are definitely up. (Saturday) there were horse trailers as far as the eye could see.”

For the first 42 years, the event was known as The Prineville Ride.

When Mustangs to the Rescue Executive Director Kate Beardsley took the event over this year, she changed the name to honor Cole and Charlotte Still.

“They were big proponents of endurance rides,” Mayernick said...

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