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Upcoming Events

Horse Heritage Festival and Ride & Stride

Sunday, October 16, 2022
Walnut Grove Park
, San Marcos

Saddle up your horse, leash up your pooch, or lace up your sneakers for a ride or a hike. Help the horse park by entering the three-mile route that takes you along Twin Oaks Valley’s quiet and horse-friendly trail system.


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

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

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Past Events

Trails Day

June 4, 2022

Hit the trails to show your support for San Marcos' hiking, biking and equestrian trails.

Common Ground

May 15, 2022, Walnut Grove Park

Celebrating the common ground between San Marcos' trail users, including hikers, bikers and equestrians.

  • 9:30 am Equestrian check-in*

  • 10 - 12 Horse desensitization drills

  • 12:30 - 2 pm Interactive participation

*Equestrians RSVP by May 11, 2022.

Download waiver, fill out and bring with you on the day.

Snacks, lunch, drinks available. Proceeds benefit HHC.

In partnership with:


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Walnut Grove Park Equestrian Center
Ribbon Cutting

Join us on March 22, 2022, 11 a.m., at Walnut Grove Park for the grand (re)opening of the Equestrian Center. The ceremony celebrates improvements to the arena and judge's booth, funded in part by our organization!

  • ribbon cutting ceremony

  • snacks and refreshments


Due to current concerns related to the outbreak of EHV-1 in Southern California, bringing horses to this event is not recommended.

Info: andrea.gonzalez@san-marcos.net