Skip to content

River Ridge Charity 2010

The 66th Annual River Ridge Charity Horse Show will be held on April 21-24, 2010 at the Ohio Expo Center and Fairgrounds in Columbus, Ohio. Invited to judge for all divisions is Mr. John Whalen of Monroe, North Carolina. River Ridge’s new website is

River Ridge has expanded its show schedule this year by offering a Hackney Park Pleasure Driving, Modern Shetland classes, American Saddlebred Western and Hunter Prospect classes, and an an expanded equitation division including AMHA Metal classes for Morgan horse riders.

Come to River Ridge with an appetite! Here is a schedule of events for your dining pleasure:

A Grooms Luncheon sponsored by Honey Baked Ham will be held on Tuesday afternoon.

The "Welcome to River Ridge Pizza Party" will be held Wednesday evening right after the show.

The very popular Progressive Party will be held Friday evening after the show.

The eagerly anticipated "Cornbread and Chili Buffet" sponsored by Chuck and Lynn Hutchinson of World Champion Horse Equipment will be held on Saturday afternoon.

All this is in addition to a light continental breakfast each morning.

This year, for the convenience of trainers and exhibitors alike: is offering a selection of boxed lunches which can be pre-ordered and will be delivered to your stalls. Please check website for forms and details.

Tired of waiting for the bedding to be put down in your stalls? Well then wait no more. Pre-bedding can be provided by Kuhlwein Services. Contact information is 740-983-6697.

On Friday, River Ridge is honored to hold the UPHA Pink Ribbon Ladies Five-Gaited class in support of breast cancer awareness and the Susan B. Komen.

River Ridge will once again benefit the Central Ohio Diabetes Association. The River Ridge Charity Horse Show contributes to the Women’s Board which has raised over $1,000,000.00 for the Central Ohio Diabetes Association. Funds raised by the Women’s Board go directly to support summer camps and scholarships for children with diabetes.

For hotel accommodation contact the newly renovated Ramada Plaza at 614-846-0300 for a rate of $76.00 plus tax. Be sure to ask for the horse show rate.

We expect this to be a great horse show, so come prepared to see world class horses.

More Stories

  • **Updated Event Cancellations

    Saddle Horse Report will provide daily updates to the list of canceled and postponed horse events. Read More
  • Latest Issue 9 21 20

    Read More
  • From the Desk of Marty Schaffel: Change Is Not Easy

    Robert Samuelson is a well-respected columnist on topics of economics and human behavior. He has been writing since the early ’70s.  He wrote his farewell column this week, and I excerpted the above quotation from him... Read More
  • CH Fiasco Succumbs to Heart Failure

    CH Fiasco, the first ever Western Country Pleasure World’s Champion of Champions died of heart failure September 13th at Michael Craghead Stables in Fresno, California. The big, beautiful bay gelding set the standard for the Western country pleasure division with Doug Glick. Read More
  • UPHA Update

    COVID-19 has caused many changes in our world and has had a significant impact on our sport. We have all learned to wear our face coverings, practice social distancing and elbow bump instead of shaking hands or giving hugs. It has been a steep learning curve, but our equine industry has risen to the challenge and prevailed when many other sports have faltered. Read More
  • UPHA/American Royal National Championship Horse Show Update

    With concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the health and safety of our guests, community members, volunteers, and our employees is our top priority. We are working to make sure our operations will run smoothly and safely for all our attendees at the 2020 UPHA/American Royal National Championship Horse Show in November.  Read More
  • Osteen Captures the All American Action

    Rick Osteen, official photographer at the All American Horse Classic, has proofs available online at and despite not being able to set up his viewing table he and wife Joni are fulfilling orders as quickly as possible. Read More
  • Rock Creek Cancelled

    The Board of Directors of the Rock Creek Riding Club regret to announce that they have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s show.  We had high hopes that rescheduling the traditional June show for October would allow us to do justice to the Rock Creek tradition even in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read More
  • American Saddlebred Museum Accepting Consignments

    The American Saddlebred Museum is pleased to accept consignments for the next Equine Art, Antique, and Rare Book Auction taking place in July 2021. To prepare for this much loved event, the Museum is accepting consignments until February 1, 2021. Read More
  • Latest Issue 9 14 20 Insert

    Read More