Shenandoah Riding Center

Open Daily
Trail rides and more ALL IN THE GALENA TERRITORY. Only three miles from Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa and 10 miles from Galena, Illinois. The Shenandoah Riding Center is a first-rate equine facility with a top caliber staff. Our location in The Galena Territory makes it unrivaled for scenic trails and tranquil beauty. From seasoned equestrians to beginning horse enthusiasts of all ages, we have something to offer for everyone!

Saddle up at Shenandoah 

Coggins & Cans*

November 5, 2022
Food Pantry Ride: Hit the trails to help support local families in need this holiday season. Bring non-perishable food items and receive a FREE DAY TRAIL PASS! Come explore 20+ miles of Galena Territory trails on your own horse! Simply drop off copies of your horse’s Coggins and your food donation when you check in to receive your day pass. Trailers can be parked at Shenandoah. All donations will be gifted to surrounding food banks. Two-hour ride from 10 a.m. to noon, then use the trails for the rest of the day on your own. Check-in at the Riding Center office. Email [email protected] with questions.

* Coggins are required for all horses. Donations should value at least $20.

Holiday Market

December 3, 2022

Join us 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the Social Hall at the Owners’ Club to welcome the holiday season. 

Decorations, gift items, art, baked goods, and much more.

The Territory Holiday Market is an event sponsored by the Greenspace Advisory Group of The Galena Territory Association, Inc. This volunteer group helps oversee the preservation and maintenance of the GTA's 1,900 acres of common grounds, trails, and natural areas located in The Galena Territory.

Holiday Housewalk

December 3, 2022
Enjoy Christmas in The Galena Territory

Visit five beautifully decorated homes 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in holiday style on tour. Tour begins at The Galena Territory Association Owners’ Club. Ticket sales end at 2:30 p.m. Adults $12.

Proceeds benefit various Jo Daviess County charities.

Country Christmas

Saturday, Dec. 17
Celebrate Christmas at the indoor arena on Dec.17, 10 a.m.-noon. Join in the fun! $5 per child (Adults FREE)

•Gifts from Santa (children under 12, while supplies last)
•Create a Christmas craft
•Wagon Rides
•No reservations required

Shenandoah Pro Rodeo

FREEDOM REINS PRO RODEO June 30 & July 1, 2023
The Shenandoah Riding Center goes out west for two nights featuring bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, calf roping, bull riding, and women’s barrel racing … all of the fan favorites. 

Family Fair and petting zoo each day. Friday is Family Fun Night. Saturday night see John King in concert and each evening ends with a spectacular fireworks show!! Don’t miss it!

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2023 Calendar of Public Events

Throughout the year
Shenandoah Riding Center is open daily.
Star Gazing Public Observation Events are on select Saturdays throughout summer  2023 dates TBD.
Belden School is open on the first and third Saturdays June through October.
The Territory Farmers Market is open Sundays May 28-Oct 8, 2023.
Shenandoah Riding Center hosts Horse Play on select days each month.
Shenandoah hosts Friday Under the Lights April 28-June 9
Shenandoah Riding Center will host Kids Corral and Mini Rider camps in June, July and August.
Shenandoah Riding Center will host an Obstacle Series on select Saturdays in August, September and October.
Shenandoah Riding Center will host a Silver Saddles Series in January, August, October and November.
Shenandoah Riding Center will host Movie Nights in September, October and November.
1 New Year’s Ride
14 & 15 Adult Camp
7, 14, & 21 Silver Saddles Series
18 Winter Carnival at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa and Shenandoah Riding Center
11,12,18,19 Couples Ride
11,18,25 Silver Saddles Series
4, 11, 18, 25 Saturday Soup Rides
8 Easter Egg Hunt at Shenandoah Riding Center for riders & non-riders
15 Tack Trunk Sale & Nutritional Fair at Shenandoah
6 Kentucky Derby Party at Shenandoah Riding Center
20 Spring Fun Show at Shenandoah Riding Center
Freedom Reins Pro Rodeo
8 Farm Fun Day at Shenandoah Riding Center
9 Dusty Derby 
9 & 10 Girls Weekend at Shenandoah Riding Center
16 & 17 SRC Clinic
23 Fall Fun Show at SRC
24 Adult Fun Show at SRC
Mondays The Shenandoah Riding Center will host Cowboy Coffee Rides.
7  Firemen's Pork Chop Dinner
7 Clean-up and Recycling Day
28 Mashquerade Costume Party at Shenandoah Riding Center
4 Coggins & Cans
5 Hunter Pace
11 Veterans Trail Ride Giveaway at Shenandoah Riding Center
24 & 25 Turkey Trot Camp
2 Holiday Market
16 Country Christmas
27 & 28 Winter Kids Camp

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