TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT ARE NOW LIVE!
By far the largest gathering of BCHBC is our annual RENDEZVOUS (aka “RV”) and Back Country Horsemen BC’s Annual General Meeting, where up to 300 members & guests (with or without their horses) will congregate to socialize, attend training sessions & various demos, trail ride & share ideas for backcountry skills and horsemanship. This event was postponed in 2020 & 2021; however, the Prince George-Omineca Chapter is excited to be hosting this year’s RV JUNE 24, 25 & 26th at PG’s rodeo grounds, CN Centre & Agriplex, 18th & Ospika.
ACTIVITIES include riding our beautiful “Greenway” and “Forests for the World” trails, packing lessons and fun competition, CVSE info on trailer safety & licensing, tack identification demo, Escape Room activity, Dutch oven demo & competition, a colt-starting demo (3-day progression), team harnessing demo, a Silent Auction, auditing or participating in your choice of 3 Horsemanship clinics, the annual “Ernie Buckles” cowboy poetry competition and cowboy church!
FRIDAY night features a BBQ and live entertainment at the rodeo grounds for all.
SATURDAY morning, you are encouraged to set time aside to attend the AGM, where you’ll be informed of new and exciting projects, vote on executive positions and contribute to the future direction of the Society. The rest of the day is chock full of activities and rounded off with a Silent Auction, dinner & dance and the RV Raffle draw for a 2-horse trailer!
SUNDAY morning things will wrap up with a pancake breakfast and cowboy church, as well as a final day of clinics and trails.
CLINICS this year include packing with Russell Floyd (Fri/Sat), Horsemanship “Solving Partnership Issues” with Jake Jasper (Fri/Sat), Horsemanship 1-hr classes with Kyla Strange (Fri/Sat), Horsemanship 101 “Trail Control” with Pernell Fleck (Sat/Sun), “Brave Horses” Working with Obstacles with Kyla Strange (Fri/Sat/Sun) and EquuSoul Equine First Aid (Fri/Sat) with Courtney Gledstone.
BEST VALUE is a 3-Day pass, which includes up to 4 days of camping, Friday night BBQ, catered Saturday night dinner & dance with music by Rick Stavely, as well as Sunday pancake breakfast – all for just $100 (Adults 19+)! Juniors are FREE with accompanying adult. Day passes available for non-campers &/or local participants.
EVERYONE WELCOME – Members and non-members! Encourage your friends to join you.
CLINICS: $25/session for packing and first aid. $40/session for all horsemanship participants.
STABLING: $20/night, your choice of indoor box stall OR outdoor pen (large for 2 horses $30) SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY. Or – bring your own panels $10 + $10 cleaning deposit per horse.