Highway 371 gets a cleanup thanks to Redshank Riders

Highway 371 gets a cleanup thanks to Redshank Riders

The Backcountry Horsemen of California Redshank Riders Unit cheerfully performed their Adopt-A-Highway clean up duties Saturday, Nov. 11, picking up litter along the shoulder of a portion of state Route 371. Redshank Riders members Allison Renck, Mike Lewis, Gretchen Peckham, Jack Peckham and Cathy Haun Firth came together early that morning at the Chevron gas […]

Redshank Riders host stock packing clinic and demonstration at Vail Ranch

Redshank Riders host stock packing clinic and demonstration at Vail Ranch

Mules, packing equipment, real cowboys, outfitters and trail masters set up camp at the historic Vail Headquarters in Temecula Saturday, Nov. 4, for a stock packing clinic demonstration. Sponsored in part by Winchester Saddlery, the clinic also included the Cheflavor restaurant serving beverages and a barbecue lunch to those in attendance. Anza’s Redshank Riders unit […]

Redshank Riders’ Poker Ride draws 43 riders to Anza Trails

Redshank Riders’ Poker Ride draws 43 riders to Anza Trails

ANZA- Good horseback riding, a fun costume contest and great food, helped make the “Ghosts, Goblins, Witches and a Horse or Two” Poker Ride a success for the local Redshank Riders Unit. The Redshank Riders are a local unit of Backcountry Horsemen of California and a nonprofit organization that works to maintain trails, educate the […]

Miracle on Spitler Trail, the mossy rocks

Miracle on Spitler Trail, the mossy rocks

This story may seem like a yarn but it is true. Members of the Redshank riders, the local chapter of the Back Country Horseman of California were on the trail doing what they do best, volunteering their services and expertise to pack in needed supplies to crews who maintain public trails when tragedy struck Saturday, […]

Redshank Riders host Pacific Crest Trail speaker

Redshank Riders host Pacific Crest Trail speaker

Developing Trail Gorilla Stewards for the Pacific Crest Trail was the topic of the evening at the Backcountry Horsemen of California, Redshank Riders Unit general membership meeting at the Red School House in Anza. The PCT Southern Regional Representative, Anitra Kass had been invited by Redshank Vice President Mike Lewis to speak at the meeting […]

The Redshank Riders, much more than a social group

The Redshank Riders, much more than a social group

Greg Bruce Redshank Riders President When I first joined the Back Country Horsemen of California about 25 years ago it was mostly just for the name. I grew up in Canada and riding in the back country was what we did. When I move to California even finding the backcountry seemed a challenge. I wanted […]