Welcome to Trail Riders of DuPage

T.R.O.D. Officers & Board Members

President: Sharon Nolan

Vice President:   Dayna Gillham

Secretary:  Cathi Edman

Treasurer:  Deb Ranieri

Board Members:

Jean Allen

Sue Cain

Sabrina Lau

Lori Sengstock

Ellen Shelhamer

Newsletter & Membership:

Carol Zdan


2018 Meetings

The general membership  meeting schedule can be found in the monthly newsletter.  Check the newsletter for dates, times and location. Location varies.

April-May 2018

April 3

MOUNTED SEARCH & RESCUE Information Night, 7:00-8:30 pm, Wheaton Bowl, 2031 N Gary Ave. In the Pal Joey's Restaurant inside the bowling alley; enter building through the main entrance on the north side of the building. If you have interest but cannot make the meeting, contact Nick Grumbos at 630.308.3503.

April 6-8

Hoosier Horse Fair & Expo - 40th annual held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis IN. https://hoosierhorsefair.org

April 12-15

Equine Affaire at the Expo Center, Columbus OH

April 20-22  

Midwest Horse Fair, Madison WI


April 28

Illinois Prairie Path Clean-Up, 9:00 am - Noon.  Goal this year is to clean all 62 miles. TROD has been assigned the area north of North Ave. to Rt. 59. We will be meeting behind the old Hobby Lobby at 9:00 am. Bring work gloves and trash bags to fill. Bring a friend, co-worker or anyone else who might want to help! Dress appropriately for the weather. Call Sharon Nolan 630.202.6932.

May 2

AMY HARLESS DEMONSTRATES THE BEMER, 7:00 pm. The May meeting will be held in Pat Fullhart's barn, )N790 Old Kirk Rd, West Chicago. Old Kirk Rd is by the Cougars' stadium, south of Roosevelt Rd. Amy Harless will be the guest speaker. She will be demonstrating the "Bemer" and will be talking about its recent use for people and equine therapy. The Bemer stands for Bio Electro Magnetic Energy Regulation. The Bemer uses PEMF (pulsed electromagnetic field) as a vehicle to deliver a specific pulsed therapy that increases circulation. Amy will demonstrate on one of Pat's horses.  Snacks and drinks will be available. You are welcome to bring a snack and a friend. Pat has plenty of parking in her drive and on the street.

May 19

FTEA Hike & Ride-A-Thon, NEW LOCATION - Pratts Wayne Woods, Powis Rd. Call 630.588.8543 or email nwinkelman@ftea.org.

Other Scheduled Events

August 19

St. James Memorial Ride, 1:00 pm, led by Connie Schmidt

Sept 7-10

Buck Brannaman Colt Starting & Horsemanship Clinic, Fox Valley Saddle Assoc, Hampshire; $30/day audit fee.