Arena Open Ride

  Daily 1 Month 3 Months Jan.-May
or July-Dec.
Annual
(Jan.-Dec.)
Individual Riders $ 10.00 $ 32.00 $ 90.00 $ 140.00 $ 250.00
Family (two) n/a $ 40.00 $ 100.00 $ 150.00 $ 270.00
Family (three +) n/a $ 48.00 $ 120.00 $ 160.00 $ 280.00

Open Ride Application (A complete set of rules is included in the application.)
Rates include liability insurance through Haas Wilkerson Insurance. Please make checks payable to El Dorado County Fair Association, Inc.

Family member is defined as a child by blood, adoption, or marriage; and/or a spouse maintaining residence at the same physical address. Proof of residency may be required.

Daily ride passes are available for purchase: Monday–Friday 9am-4pm in the Fair Office and Monday 4-8pm by calling 530-919-5873 Daily passes for Saturday and Sunday must be purchased Monday–Friday within the times listed above.

Courtesy in Arena Use is Mandatory | Please clean up after your horses! All manure should be placed in designated containers. Your cooperation is appreciated.

Hours of “Open Ride” (when not closed for a special event)
Monday–Wednesday: 9:00 am-9:00 pm
Thursday–Sunday: 7:30 am-Dusk
No barrel racing or props allowed EXCEPT on Wednesdays.

Schedule is subject to change. Please phone the Fair Office to confirm open times prior to arriving: Monday–Friday 9am-4pm at 530-621-5860
Evenings at 530-919-5863
Weekends at 530-919-5860 or 530-919-5873

Open Ride

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Date Time Reason
December 18 - January 1, 2018 Due to Fairgrounds Furlough and  Holidays
January 01, 2018 New Years Holiday
January 06, 2018 9 am -
1 pm
4-H Horse Practice
January 15, 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
February 03, 2018 9 am -
1 pm
4-H Horse Practice
February 10, 2018 at Noon Open Schooling Horse Show Prep
February 11, 2018 Open Schooling Horse Show 
February 19, 2018 Presidents Day
March 03, 2018 4-H Horse Practice and Open Schooling Horse Show Prep
March 04, 2018 Open Schooling Horse Show 
March 09, 2018 at Noon UCCE 4H Skills Day Prep
March 10, 2018 UCCE 4H Skills Day
March 17, 2018 Spirit of Benny & Bon Voyage Ball
March 21, 2018 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Races
March 30, 2018 Caesar Chavez Holiday
April 07, 2018 at Noon Open Schooling Horse Show Prep
April 08, 2018 Open Schooling Horse Show 
April 11 - 15, 2018 CA Blacksmith Assoc. Convention
April 26 - 29, 2018 Home Show 
May 05, 2018 Kids Expo
May 06, 2018 Open Schooling Horse Show 
May 7 -
May 9 @ Noon
  Ag in the Classroom
May 11, 2018 at Noon 4H Horse Show Prep
May 12, 2018 Due to 4H horse Project Show
May 24 - 28, 2018 HKC Sierra Cluster Dog Show
May 29 -
June 30, 2018
Due to Fair Prep and Fair

We apologize for any inconvenience.