Schedule of Events

For our full 2015 Schedule of Events, please scroll down, or click here to download our pdf version:  Schedule of Events 2015

 

For updates and special activities, please visit and like our facebook page at:  https://www.facebook.com/smokeriseranch

 

“Trail Clean Up Weekend”

April 18-19

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 24-26

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

Friday 24th

Cattle Round-Up, Doctoring and Banding

Ranch Roping to Follow

 

Saturday 25th

Sorting/Cow Working Clinic

Open Arena Sorting Competition

Potluck Cowboy Dinner

Campfire, Music and Dance

 

Sunday 26th

Fun Day Ranch Rodeo

 

 

“Archery Weekend”

May 1-3

Come join us for some archery consisting of a 3D shoot, a 3D Equestrian shoot, and an NASP fun shoot.  Contact the office for more details.

 

 

“Mother’s Day Weekend”

May 8-10

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

 

 

“Memorial Day Weekend”

May 22-25

Saturday 23rd

Guided Group Day Ride

Potluck Cowboy Dinner

Kids and Adult Karaoke

 

Sunday 24th

Fun Day Ranch Rodeo

Potluck Cowboy Dinner

Campfire, Music and Dancing

 

 

“Overnight Ride”

May 30-31

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.

 

$85.00 – Personal Horse

$200.00 – Ranch Horse

 

 

“Family Roots Festival”

June 4-7

Smoke Rise Ranch would like to welcome back the 5th annual Family Roots Festival!  For more information, visit their website at www.familyrootsfest.com

 

 

“The Great Train Robbery”

June 11-13

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.  Afterward, join us at the Clubhouse for a simple dinner, campfire, and a great time.

 

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!

 

(also available August 1 and September 12)

 

 

“Father’s Day Weekend”

June 19-21

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

 

 

“July 4th Weekend”

July 2-5

Thursday 2nd

Cattle Round-Up, Doctoring and Banding

Ranch Roping to follow

 

Friday 3rd

Sorting/Cow Working Clinic

Open Arena Sorting Competition

Potluck Cowboy Dinner

Campfire, Music and Dance

Fireworks in Murray City

 

Saturday 4th

Fun Day Ranch Rodeo

Murray City Parade

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

 

Sunday 5th

Working Cow Horse

 

 

“Cowgirl Boot Camp”

July 9-12

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…

 

 

“Cowboy Mounted Shooting”

July 17-19

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 17th

Open Arena for Warm Ups

 

Saturday 18th

Clinic and Demonstration with Practice Runs

Competition

Potluck Cowboy Dinner

 

Sunday 19th

Cow Working Practice

 

(also available in August and October)

 

 

“American Bondo Association Camp”

July 16-19

Contact the ranch office for more details.

 

 

“The Great Train Robbery”

July 30—August 1

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.  Afterward, join us at the Clubhouse for a simple dinner, campfire, and a great time.

 

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!

 

(also available June 13 and September 12)

 

 

“Cowboy Mounted Shooting”

August 21-23

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 21st

Open Arena for Warm Ups

 

Saturday 22nd

Clinic and Demonstration with Practice Runs

Competition

Potluck Cowboy Dinner

 

Sunday 23rd

Cow Working Practice

 

(also available in July and October)

 

“Labor Day Weekend”

 September 4—7

 

Friday 4th

Cattle Round-Up, Doctoring and Banding

Ranch Roping to Follow

 

Saturday 5th

Sorting/Cow Working Clinic

Open Arena Sorting Competition

Potluck Cowboy Dinner

Kids and Adult Karaoke

 

Sunday 6th

Fun Day Ranch Rodeo

Potluck Cowboy Dinner

Campfire, Music and Dancing

 

Monday 7th

Working Cow Horse

 

 

“The Great Train Robbery”

September 10-12

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.  Afterward, join us at the Clubhouse for a simple dinner, campfire, and a great time.

 

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!

 

(also available June 13 and August 1)

 

“Overnight Ride”

September 19-20

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.

 

$85.00 – Personal Horse

$200.00 – Ranch Horse

 

 

“2nd Annual Family Hog Roast

and 3D Archery Weekend”

September 25-27

Come on out for a great time… riding, food, music and more!  Saturday afternoon the ranch will be serving up a full-sized roasted hog, slow cooked to perfection on the smoker, while guests are asked to please bring a side dish to share.

 

3D Archery Agenda to be announced…

 

 

“3D Archery and Fun Day Family Rodeo”

October 9-11

—Agenda To Be Announced—

 


“Cowboy Mounted Shooting”

October 23-25

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 23rd

Open Arena for Warm Ups

 

Saturday 24th

Clinic and Demonstration with Practice Runs

Competition

Potluck Cowboy Dinner

 

Sunday 25th

Cow Working Practice

 

(also available in July and August)

 

 

Halloween Weekend”

October 30—November 1

Come join us here at the ranch for a spooky time filled with activities like decorating campsites and trick-or-treating, followed by a potluck dinner and music!  Agenda to be announced…

 

 

Customer Appreciation Day”

November 6-8

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.  Agenda to be announced…

 

 

Christmas for Kids”

November 20-22

We’d love to have you join us for a new holiday tradition this year, sharing a little Christmas spirit just before the busy holiday season!  We will be having a rodeo and cattle sorting, and entry fees will consist of pantry goods and presents for those in need.  Details to be announced…