Mentors & Riding Buddies

This page is in progress. Please contact Marlene to have your information added or removed or edited. Here's a pdf with contact info as well.

New Endurance members - if you have questions, feel free to contact Aaren Storms at aarenex@haikufarm.net. She's a wonderful resource and has also written Endurance 101: A Gentle Guide to the Sport of Long-Distance Riding - ask her how to get a copy

Current Mentor List 

Name Location/riding area Contact info Riding level
Idaho      
Trish Frahm Wilder  tfrahm163@msn.com   
Nance Worman Boise quinnance@aol.com   
Karen Bumgarner Oreana zap6000@hotmail.com  all levels & RM, 27k miles
Jessica Cobbley Blackfoot cobbjess@isu.edu   
Mike Cobbley Blackfoot mike4fun220@yahoo.com   
Layne Lewis Eagle laynelewis47@yahoo.com   
       
Montana      
Suzanne Hayes Arlee smithhayes@montana.com  
       
Central Oregon      
Darlene Merlich Powell Butte endrncrider@gmail.com  
Marlene Moss Bend InnovativeSaddles@gmail.com  beginner through moderate paced 50
Kristen Grace Powell Butte KristenMaholland@yahoo.com  
       
Western Oregon      
Carlene Benson Salem, mid Willamette Valley 3dogsandapony@gmail.com   beginner through prep for first 100
Becky Osborne Canby, Oregon City superrocketpilot@gmail.com   
Karen Leiman Beavercreek, Oregon City  leimankaren@gmail.com all levels
Bianca Chevalier Coos Bay cheval@frontier.com  
       
Washington      
Tani Bates Brush Prairie  tanibates@gmail.com   

Riding Buddies

Name Location Contact info Notes
Idaho      
Layne Lewis Eagle Laynelewis47@yahoo.com  
Vicki Nickels Cascade vicki.nickels@yahoo.com  
       
Montana      
Jo Christensen West MT, Florence, Bitterroot Valley timpanoga@hotmail.com   
       
Oregon      
Julie Serres Oregon City findizee@yahoo.com   
Marlene Moss Bend  InnovativeSaddles@gmail.com   
Sharalyn Hay CRR / Central Oregon  ph: 541-279-3303 or email sweetpea4414@gmail.com   
       
Washington      
Robin Cozby Preston rlb7783@gmail.com   
Stevie Jacobson Auburn steviejacobson@hotmail.com, 406-590-2357  
Ann Szolas Aberdeen decorum1@gmail.com, 360-580-4233