Mentors & Riding Buddies

This page is in progress. Ultimately we will have a self signup tool with categories of mentorship or riding buddy you want to offer. Until then, please contact Marlene to have your information added or removed or edited.

Mentors

Name Location/riding area Contact info Riding level
 Aarene Storms Arlington WA, Snohomish Cty aarenex@haikufarm.net   
Kristen Grace Central OR, Powell Butte KristenMaholland@yahoo.com   
Carlene Benson Salem OR, mid Willamette Valley 3dogsandapony@gmail.com  beginner through prep for first 100
Marlene Moss Central OR, E of Bend InnovativeSaddles@gmail.com  beginner through moderate paced 50
Becky Osborne Canby, Oregon City fstrnu@canby.com   
Darlene Merlich Central OR, Powell Butte endrncrider@gmail.com   
Trish Frahm Wilder ID tfrahm163@msn.com   
Karen Leiman Beavercreek, Oregon City OR leimankaren@gmail.com  all levels
Karen Bumgarner Parma, ID zap6000@hotmail.com all levels & RM, 27k miles
Bianca Chevalier Coos Bay, OR cheval@frontier.com also has experienced horse available for
experienced english rider, all levels

Riding Buddies

Name Location Contact info Notes
Robin Leigh Burns Carnation WA rlb7783@gmail.com   
Jo Christiensen West MT, Florence, Bitterroot Valley timpanoga@hotmail.com   
Vicki Nickels LaGrande OR vicki.nickels@yahoo.com   
Stevie Jacobson S. Seattle, Auburn, Enumclaw steviejacobson@hotmail.com, 406-590-2357  
Julie Serres Oregon City findizee@yahoo.com   
Ashley Floyd Forest Grove, Gaston OR ashley.erika.floyd@gmail.com, 480-512-2900 will haul
Marlene Moss Bend OR InnovativeSaddles@gmail.com  any safe speed, distance weekdays, 7-15 miles, 10+ miles weekends, working speed
Ann Szolas Aberdeen WA decorum1@gmail.com, 360-580-4233  
Sharalyn Hay CRR / Central Oregon  ph: 541-279-3303 or email sweetpea4414@gmail.com   
Margie Thorngren Snohomish & Skagit counties, WA 425-350-3346