2022 South Dakota Saga Ride Guidelines
Register NowWhere: Ft. Pierre, South Dakota
Total length: 45 miles
When: May 25 – May 28, 2022
Cost: Minimum contribution of $25 per day which will be donated to organ donor awareness and provide financial assistance for organ recipients with a portion dedicated to local charities. All riders are encouraged to solicit sponsorships in addition to the minimum per day cost. There will be a silent auction at the Ft Pierre fairgrounds on May 28th. All are encouraged to donate items and bid on items. Electrical hookups are available at the Stanley County Fairgrounds (Tel 605-280-9775) at $10.00 per night, full hookups (electricity and water) at $20.00 per night. Hotels are available in Ft. Pierre.
Riders: Rides will commence from the Stanley county Fairgrounds in Ft Pierre. Rides will be guided along scenic areas of Willow Creek and Bad River southwest of Ft. Pierre. Riders are responsible for all meals. Riders will need to provide and pack refreshments and noon lunch along the trails. Riders may join/stop any day of the ride. Riders should pack appropriate clothing (including raingear) and be prepared to ride in adverse weather conditions. Riders under 18 are to be accompanied by an adult. Each rider should make arrangements for support staff to move vehicles. All riders are to be ready to be load up by 8:00 AM Central time from the Stanley County Fairgrounds at Ft. Pierre and will haul horses to a designated ride area southwest of Ft. Pierre. Ending time will vary based on length of ride and daily conditions. All load outs start at 8:00 AM Central time. There is an indoor gathering area and electrical hookups at the Ft. Pierre campground. A meal will be served by the Ft. Pierre Chamber of Commerce Saturday (May 28th) evening.
Horses: Hay, grain, and any other special needs for horse feed to be arranged by individual riders. Water for horses will be available at the Stanley County Fairgrounds at Ft. Pierre and along the trail as necessary. Horses kept at the fairgrounds must be stalled. The cost of stalling is $10.00 per horse per night. Hay bags are required and if bedding is used, it must be wood shavings. Horses crossing state lines must have current (within 12 months) negative COGGINS test results. No stud horses or non-tethered foals will be permitted on the ride.Ride Map & Schedule