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.


Name Location/riding area Contact info Riding level
Aarene Storms Arlington WA, Snohomish Cty   
Kristen Grace Central OR, Powell Butte   
Carlene Benson Salem OR, mid Willamette Valley  beginner through prep for first 100
Marlene Moss Central OR, E of Bend  beginner through moderate paced 50
Becky Osborne Canby, Oregon City   
Darlene Merlich Central OR, Powell Butte   
Trish Frahm Wilder ID   
Karen Leiman Beavercreek, Oregon City OR  all levels
Karen Bumgarner Parma, ID all levels & RM, 27k miles
Bianca Chevalier Coos Bay, OR also has experienced horse available for
experienced english rider, all levels
Melinda Guice West Linn, OR  all levels
Jessica Cobbley Blackfoot, ID   
Mike Cobbley Blackfoot, ID   
Nance Worman Boise, ID   
Layne Lewis Eagle, ID   

Riding Buddies

Name Location Contact info Notes
Robin Leigh Burns Carnation WA   
Jo Christiensen West MT, Florence, Bitterroot Valley   
Vicki Nickels LaGrande OR   
Stevie Jacobson S. Seattle, Auburn, Enumclaw, 406-590-2357  
Julie Serres Oregon City   
Ashley Floyd Forest Grove, Gaston OR, 480-512-2900 will haul
Marlene Moss Bend OR  any safe speed, distance weekdays, 7-15 miles, 10+ miles weekends, working speed
Ann Szolas Aberdeen WA, 360-580-4233  
Sharalyn Hay CRR / Central Oregon  ph: 541-279-3303 or email   
Margie Thorngren Snohomish & Skagit counties, WA 425-350-3346  
Melinda Guice West Linn, OR   
Layne Lewis Eagle, ID   
Shelly Buchanan Portland/Oregon City, OR 
or text 503.422.1492
new to the sport, have horse and rig!