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Mt. Diablo 
Obstacle Challenge

Saturday, April 2nd 2022
Ride the area's newest trail obstacle course!

Come ride at the beautiful North Peak of Mount Diablo!

Learn on our new, all-natural trail obstacles in a natural, wooded, mountain-trail setting at the legendary Cardinet Oaks!

Diablo Equestrian Heritage Association 

Concord Mount Diablo Trail Ride Association

Cardinet Oaks

Concord Mount Diablo Trail Ride Association

1600 Trail Ride Road, Clayton, CA 94517

Registration is now closed.

Please call or text Stu at 508-821-0479 with questions.

Panorama of Cardinet Oaks

Clinic details

  • Registration opens October 8th

  • $50 clinic entry fee to ride the trail obstacle course with our clinicians offering advice, guidance, and constructive critique

  • Two sessions, morning and afternoon

  • Space is extremely limited; reserve early!

  • Obstacles at the clinic will include: bridge, teeter-totter bridge, octagon, backup L, stepover logs, ditch, rocky path, mailbox, rope gate, metal gate, sidepass log, upbank, ditch, and more!

  • $25 unmounted auditing option

  • Saturday evening social and no-host bar at CMDTRA's clubhouse

  • Lunch available for purchase with your registration

  • Riding is available all weekend. Trailer in and ride in CMDTRA's arenas, courses, and trails. Stabling is available for Friday and Saturday nights.

  • Camping space is available, too. (no hookups)

  • Raffle at the event! Refreshments table hosted by Clayton Canyon Pony Club

  • Goodie bag for all registrants

  • COVID guidelines of CDMTRA, DEHA, and state and local authorities will be followed. 

  • No refunds can be offered unless the clinic is canceled.

Tentative Clinic Schedule

Gates at Concord Mount Diablo Trail Ride Association will open at 6:30 am

Registration opens at the day-use parking area at 7:30

Morning riders should depart the parking area for Cardinet Oaks by 8:30

Morning session runs from 9:00-11:30

Lunch break from 11:45-12:45 at Cardinet Oaks

Afternoon riders should depart the parking area for Cardinet Oaks by 12:30 pm

Afternoon session runs from 1:00-3:30

Course closes at 4:00

Sunset is at 5:01 pm


Call or text: Beth Scroggs 925-765-3800
or Valerie Sterling 925-260-3173

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