Tag Riding/Trails

These are newspaper articles with stories involving hiking and horseback riding trails in the Pioneertown area.

May 18, 1951 featured image


As they have every spring for the past 10 years, 20 to 25 members of Los Compadres riding group will hit the trail once again next Sunday for a four-day ride through the desert. The group will trailer their horses to Pioneertown Sunday and camp out in that area until Wednesday night. Chairman of the ride is Hutch Moseley and president of Los Compadres is Del Smith. Many other club members will join the group briefly at various times during the ride.
June 16, 1955 featured image

Village Group Joins In Trek To Big Bear

The lead car carried the slogan "We Want a Road to Big Bear," and cars carried banners for their own villages. Civic leaders and members of the Associated Chambers of Commerce who handled the caravan were: Ted Richardson of Twentynine Palms, President of the Associated Chambers; Marty Dodge, secretary, of Joshua Tree; and Jules Boltazar, chairman of the caravan of Yucca Valley.
Horseback Riders feautred image

Pioneertown Trek

Two Horseman's groups, the Sheriff Rangers and Big Bear Riders, took part Tuesday in the fifth annual track from Big Bear Lake to Pioneertown. The first party from Big Bear arrived at Rim Rock Canyon and is greeted by a desert delegation.
May 11, 1959 - The Los Angeles Times featured image

L.A. Horsemen Start 350-Mile Trail Ride

Clip-clop of horses' hooves brought back the old days at 1st and Spring Sts. yesterday. The occasion was the start of a horseback ride from Los Angeles to Pioneertown near Yucca Valley, a distance of some 350 miles by Equestrian Trails, Inc., a horsemen's nonprofit organization.
Jan. 31, 1960 featured image

43 Horseback Riders Explore Old Cattle
Trails in Pioneertown Area High-Desert

three horseback riders, men, women and two children, from 11 different riding clubs, attended the annual winter ride sponsored by Region 11 of the California State Horsemen's Assn. last weekend at Pioneertown, in the high-desert country located on the eastern slopes of the San Bernardino Mountains in Yucca Valley, according to Region 11s Ride Chairman, Mrs. Marjorie Hambly of San Bernardino.
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