Weekend Extravaganza 2021
Memorial Weekend, May 29-30, 2021
Come join us at the beautiful Dru Barner Equestrian campground just east of Georgetown for an equestrian WEEKEND extravaganza filled with riding, great food, more riding, more food, prizes and fun!!! This event will include our traditional trail rides on Saturday and Equestrian games on Sunday. Sign up for the entire weekend or just one day. Room is limited so please don’t wait.
Arrive Friday and camp overnight so you’re bright-eyed and bushy-tailed for Saturday morning’s 5, 12, or 20 mile trail rides. Check-in begins 3 p.m. until dark on Friday, Saturday morning 7-9 a.m. and Sunday morning 7-9 a.m.
SATURDAY: TRAIL RIDES – Ride the 5-mile Enchanted Forest, the 12-mile loop, or challenge yourself and your horse on a 20-mile loop on the well-marked Rock Creek Trails. Please plan accordingly to give yourself enough time to check-in, saddle-up, and hit the trail by the appropriate time, especially if you are arriving Saturday morning. If you are late, you might be redirected to a shorter trail so you are not behind the sweep/drag riders 🙂
- The 20-milers need to be on the trail between 8 and 9 a.m.
- 12-milers need to be on the trail between 8 and 10 a.m.
- 5-milers may ride the trail at their convenience any time after 8 a.m. as long as you are back by 4:00 for the BBQ.
All riders need to be back in camp by 4:00 p.m. for the BBQ (meal ticket #1). We’ll enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner, salads and dessert.
SUNDAY: GDETF EQUESTRIAN GAMES – Join us between 8-9 a.m. for coffee, tea, eggs, pancakes, and sausage breakfast (meal ticket #2). Then, saddle up your horses and head out on the 5-mile Enchanted Forest trail for GDETF Equestrian Games! Everyone meanders out anytime between 10 and 11 a.m., making several stops along the way to play games and contests. Winners will be selected while we enjoy a yummy Mexican lunch (meal ticket #3) between 2 and 3 p.m. You must be present to take home your prize.
You can sign up for the entire weekend or just one day.
One-day riders will be parked in the overflow areas — day use only!
All downloadable forms can be found below.
As everything is on a first-come, first-serve basis, we strongly encourage using the “ONLINE” method of signing up, so you don’t have to wait on snail-mail.
We need to receive your entry form and payment via postal mail or online by May 20 so food preparations can begin! Your entry is not secure until payment has been received. There are limited camping sites and day-use trailer parking, so please get your entry form in early before we reach capacity.
Questions? Please contact our Ride Manager, Laurie Sweeney at 916-955-0184 or email email@example.com.
- Weekend Event Registration – $90 for GDETF members and $110 for non-members for the whole weekend.
- One-Day Event Registration – $45 for GDETF members and $55 for non-members.
Your event registration fee includes Saturday trail ride, delicious BBQ dinner (meal ticket #1) and/or Sunday morning breakfast (meal ticket #2), Sunday trail ride and a Mexican Lunch. (meal ticket #3).
- Campsite Reservations – $30 for both Friday & Saturday nights (members receive a $10 discount) / $10 each night for Thursday or Sunday. There are some free spots available.
If you are a weekend registration, a campsite must be reserved online!
- Extra Meal Tickets – $15.
How to Sign Up
If you are staying the weekend, you must reserve a campsite. After completing your Online Event Signup, you will be redirected to the Campsite Reservation page.
Weekend event attendees will receive a call from us regarding campsite reservation after we receive your entry form and check via snail mail.
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If you do not plan on riding this event, please consider volunteering. It takes many hands to put on these events. Volunteers receive one free meal ticket for every job they help out with! Send us an email if you’d like to help.
This is GDETF’s major fundraiser and we welcome your support! All the profits of this ride go back into improving and maintaining the campgrounds and other local trails.