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Deadline 5/20/17 - Qualified First Time Entrants Over 60

Posted Friday, March 3, 2017 3:03pm


Are you 60 Years of age or older?

Would you like to win an entry to the 2017 Tevis Cup Ride?

Through the generous donation of a fellow horseman WSTF is offering an entry to the world famous Tevis Cup 100 Mile Ride.  The entry will be awarded to a First-Time Rider that is 60 years of age or older who has successfully completed the Tevis Cup mileage requirement as of May 1, 2017. 

We want to hear about your dream of riding the Tevis Cup!

Tevis Talks: 6/7/2017 Featuring Pat Parelli

Posted Tuesday, February 28, 2017 10:02pm

Save the date! This June, the Western States Trails Foundation will again be hosting an intimate evening at the State Theater/Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center for a conversation with a legendary horseman. This year we are excited to welcome Pat Parelli to the stage. More information, including how to purchase your tickets, will be available on the Tevis Cup website so check back frequently and subscribe to our email list at

Bud Dardi

Posted Wednesday, February 8, 2017 11:02am

A material part of Tevis history has gone, sliding into the sands of time.  Joseph 'Bud' Cavangaro Dardi passed away peacefully on January 4, 2017.

Bud Dardi was an avid horseman all his life, traveling the world playing polo, riding the toughest endurance race in the world and enjoying week long rides with his buddies in Ranchero Vistadores, Sonoma Trail Blazers and Frontier Boys.

Help Preserve the Historic Western States Trail

Posted Saturday, May 14, 2016 7:05pm
A primary mission of the Western States Trail Foundation is to preserve the historic route taken by Paiute and Washoe Indians, Gold Rush explorers, Comstock hopefuls, and Express Riders of the Wells Fargo and Adams Express Companies. Today this route provides us with rewards of exploration, challenge, accomplishment, wilderness, nature and a bolstering of spirit for horsemen, hikers and runners alike.