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Horse Heritage Festival
16th Annual Ride & Stride

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Walnut Grove Park, San Marcos

Ride & Stride: 8:30-10:30 am

Horse Heritage Festival: 10 am - 3 pm

> Sponsor & vendor spots still available

Ride & Stride

Ride or walk the 3-mile trail

Love seeing horses around the park? Show your support! Saddle up your horse or lace up your sneakers and enter the Ride & Stride to benefit Walnut Grove Horse Park.

Tax deductible. Dogs are welcome.​

Registration costs per walker or rider

Commemorative t-shirt is included so you can sport your support.

  • Standard registration: $30

  • Enhanced registration (prize eligible): $100

> Register now

Proceeds from this event improve the public horse show grounds at Walnut Grove Park.

How it Works

  1. Register (see options below)

  2. Check in 8:30 a.m.

  3. Ride or walk the three-mile route to show your appreciation for San Marcos' great shared-use trails.​

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Horse Heritage Festival

Family fun activities 10 am to 3 pm

Demonstrations, exhibits, food & fun!

• Temecula Cowgirls Parade & Drill Team

• Poway Valley Vaulters

• Frontier Games - Rockin’ L&D Ranch

• TERI Farmyard Photo Booth

• FFA Pumpkin Patch & Plants

• Jack’s Pond Nature Center

• Solana Center for Environmental Innovation

• Forge/farrier and leather work

• Granny’s Sweet Shoppe

• and more!


Ride & Stride Registration Options​

  • Register and pay online with PayPal. Click the Buy Now button.

  • Download and print the registration form, fill it out and bring it on event day (we need the release of liability part signed).

  • Equestrians also RSVP by October 15, 2022 with this EQ RSVP form to receive your departure time.

Standard registration: $30 

Enhanced registration (prize eligible): $100

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Old School Snail Mail

  • Download and print the registration form, fill it out and mail it with your check before October 11, 2022 to the address on the form.

  • Equestrians also RSVP by October 15, 2022 with this EQ RSVP form to receive your departure time.

In-Person on Event Day

  • Download and print the registration form, fill it out and bring it along with check or cash on event day.

  • Ride & Stride equestrians RSVP by October 15, 2022 with this EQ RSVP form to receive your departure time.


Sponsorship & Vendors

We still have 2022 sponsorship slots available

View our sponsorship form to see how you can be a supporter of this popular community event!

Vendor forms

Thanks for being part of our event!

> Vendor Information

> Vendor Agreement

> Food Vendor Registration

> Other Vendor Registration


2022 Partners & Sponsors

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Help Promote our Event

Round up your posse, lace up your sneakers or saddle up your horse as you ride or stride your way along a three-mile trail loop that winds its way around Walnut Grove Park and the surrounding neighbourhood trails.

Contributions are fully tax deductible and support the maintenance of Horse Park, which is used for equestrian events, trail staging and emergency evacuation.

> Printable event flyer

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