Schedule of Events

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2016 Schedule of Events 

Thank you to all our guests for a fabulous 2015! We would like to welcome all of you, new and old friends alike, for a fun-filled 2016…

 

“Family Rodeo Series”

March 19

Come join us with the “Cowgirls for Kids” in a rodeo fun show!

See Smoke Rise website for show bill (smokeriseranch.com)

 

“Trail Clean Up Weekend” 

April 2-3

Come lend a hand as we get the trails ready for a great new season. Camping and cabins will be available. We will also be providing a simple dinner, which everyone is invited to attend. You can add a dish to share, if you like. We will also have a campfire gathering Saturday evening after the meal to meet the Niese family, share our excitement about the coming year and celebrate the arrival of spring and warmer weather!

 

“Bring In The Spring” 

April 22-24

Join us for a little leg stretching and welcoming in the warmer weather! 

Friday 22nd

Cattle Round-Up, Doctoring and Banding

Ranch Roping to Follow

Saturday 23rd

Sorting/Cow Working Clinic

Open Arena Sorting Competition

Potluck Cowboy Dinner

Campfire, Music and Dancing

Sunday 24th

Fun Day Ranch Rodeo

 

“Family Rodeo Series”

 April 30th

Come join us with the “Cowgirls for Kids” in a rodeo fun show

See Smoke Rise website for show bill (smokeriseranch.com)

 

“Mother’s Day Weekend”

May 6-8

Mothers trail ride for free with the purchase of a family trail ride, or a weekend camping or cabin reservation!

 

“Overnight Ride” 

May 14-15

Get your camping gear ready and saddle up!

Package includes a 3-hour ride to camp where your gear will be waiting for you, a great dinner cooked over the campfire, and breakfast in the morning before a 3-hour ride back to the office. The ride to the campsite leaves the office at noon on Saturday.

$75.00 – Personal Horse

$250.00 – Ranch Horse

 

“Archery Weekend”

May 20-22

—Agenda To Be Announced—

 

“Memorial Day Weekend” 

May 27-30 

Saturday 28th

Cowboy Trail challenge

Guided Group Day Ride

Potluck Cowboy Dinner

Campfire, Music and Dancing

Sunday 29th

Fun Day Ranch Rodeo

Campfire, Music and Dancing

 

“The Great Train Robbery” 

June 9-11

Come help us rob the train! 

Be here on Thursday to begin rehearsal and practice some mounted shooting. Train Robbery will take place on Saturday.

Cost to Ride:

$85 with your own horse (1st or 2nd time)

$40 with your own horse (“veteran” riders)

$260 with a rented ranch horse

Not comfortable with riding but still want to participate? Ride the train!

Contact Hocking Valley Scenic Railway at 740-753-9531 to

ride the train. Contact us to join the posse!

 

“Smoke Rise 1st Annual Reunion”

June 17-19

Friday 17th 

Cattle Round-Up, Doctoring and Banding

Ranch Roping to Follow

Saturday 18th 

Sorting/Cow Working Clinic

Open Arena Sorting Competition

Potluck Cowboy Dinner

Campfire, Music and Dancing

Sunday 19th 

Fun Day Ranch Rodeo

 

“July 4th Weekend” 

July 1-4

Friday 1st

Cattle Round-Up, Doctoring and Banding

Ranch Roping to follow

Saturday 2nd

Sorting/Cow Working Clinic

Open Arena Sorting Competition

Potluck Cowboy Dinner

Campfire, Music and Dancing

Fireworks in Murray City

Sunday 3rd 

Fun Day Ranch Rodeo

Murray City Parade

Come ride with us in the parade! There will be food vendors, dancing and live music. 

Monday 4th 

Working Cow Horse

 

“The Great Train Robbery” 

July 7-9

Come help us rob the train! 

Be here on Thursday to begin rehearsal and practice some mounted shooting. Train Robbery will take place on Saturday.

Cost to Ride:

$85 with your own horse (1st or 2nd time)

$40 with your own horse (“veteran” riders)

$260 with a rented ranch horse

Not comfortable with riding but still want to participate? Ride the train! Contact Hocking Valley Scenic Railway at 740-753-9531 to ride the train. Contact us to join the posse!

 

“American Bando Association Camp” 

July 14-17 

 

“Cowboy Mounted Shooting” 

July 15-17

No worries if you’re new to this, there will be plenty of practice and demonstrations. And hold onto your hats, this is a great chance for the competitors to come practice, too!

Friday 15th 

Open Arena for Warm Ups

Saturday 16th 

Clinic and Demonstration with Practice Runs

Competition

Potluck Cowboy Dinner

Sunday 17th 

Cow Working Practice

 

“Cowgirl Boot Camp” 

July 21-24

It’s finally here… back by popular demand, the long-awaited Cowgirl Boot Camp! Join us for the chance to test old knowledge and to learn something new. We’ll be hitting the trails, roping, cow working, mounted shooting, as well as dabbling in the finer things in life like wine tasting and time at the pool. Whether you’re an old pro or new to the scene, there’ll be plenty of great opportunities for everyone! Agenda to be announced…

 

“The Great Train Robbery” 

August 4-6

Come help us rob the train! 

Be here on Thursday to begin rehearsal and practice some mounted shooting. Train Robbery will take place on Saturday.

Cost to Ride:

$85 with your own horse (1st or 2nd time)

$40 with your own horse (“veteran” riders)

$260 with a rented ranch horse

Not comfortable with riding but still want to participate? Ride the train! Contact Hocking Valley Scenic Railway at 740-753-9531 to ride the train. Contact us to join the posse!

 

“Cowboy Trail Challenge”

August 19-21

—Agenda To Be Announced— 

 

“Cowboy Mounted Shooting” 

August 26-28

No worries if you’re new to this, there will be plenty of practice and demonstrations. And hold onto your hats, this is a great chance for the competitors to come practice, too!

Friday 26th 

Open Arena for Warm Ups

Saturday 27th 

Clinic and Demonstration with Practice Runs

Competition

Potluck Cowboy Dinner

Sunday 28th

Cow Working Practice

 

“Labor Day Weekend” 

September 2-5 

Friday 2nd

Cattle Round-Up, Doctoring and Banding

Ranch Roping to Follow

Saturday 3rd

Sorting/Cow Working Clinic

Open Arena Sorting Competition

Potluck Cowboy Dinner

Campfire, Music and Dancing

Sunday 4th 

Fun Day Ranch Rodeo

Campfire, Music and Dancing

Monday 5th 

Working Cow Horse

 

“Cowboy Trail Challenge”

September 9-11

—Agenda To Be Announced— 

“Overnight Ride” 

September 17-18

Get your camping gear ready and saddle up!

Package includes a 3-hour ride to camp where your gear will be waiting for you, a great dinner cooked over the campfire, and breakfast in the morning before a 3-hour ride back to the office. The ride to the campsite leaves the office at noon on Saturday.

$75.00 – Personal Horse

$250.00 – Ranch Horse

 

“Cowgirl Boot Camp” 

September 22-25

It’s finally here… back by popular demand, the long-awaited Cowgirl Boot Camp! Join us for the chance to test old knowledge and to learn some-thing new. We’ll be hitting the trails, roping, cow working, mounted shooting, as well as dabbling in the finer things in life like wine tasting and time at the pool. Whether you’re an old pro or new to the scene, there’ll be plenty of great opportunities for everyone! Agenda to be announced…

 

“Family Rodeo Series”

October 15

Come join us with the “Cowgirls for kids” in a rodeo fun show!

See Smoke Rise website for show bill (smokeriseranch.com)

 

Christmas for Kids” 

October 21-23

We’d love to have you join us for a new holiday tradition in sharing a little Christmas spirit just before the busy holiday season! Rodeo fees, sorting fees, and concession profits will be donated to those in need.  New toys and pantry goods will also be collected for distribution.

Friday 21st

Cattle Round-Up, Doctoring and Banding

Ranch Roping to Follow

Saturday 22nd

Sorting/Cow Working Clinic

Open Arena Sorting Competition

Potluck Cowboy Dinner

Campfire, Music and Dancing

Sunday 23rd

Fun Day Ranch Rodeo

 

Customer Appreciation Weekend” 

November 4-6

Here at Smoke Rise, we value our customers and want to treat you to a special weekend, including dinner and a party at the Clubhouse.

Friday 4th

Cattle Round-Up, Doctoring and Banding

Ranch Roping to Follow

Saturday 5th

Sorting/Cow Working Clinic

Open Arena Sorting Competitions

Cowboy Dinner

Campfire, Music and Dancing

Sunday 6th

Fun Day Ranch Rodeo