Rattlesnake Ridge Riders, Inc.
The Rattlesnake Ridge Riders make an annual donation to the
College of Veterinary Medicine to provide a scholarship to be
awarded to a Washington State University Veterinary Student
interested in pursuing a career in equine veterinary medicine.
The student may be in any year (first year through graduate
student), and preferably from the Northwest (WA, OR, CA, ID, MT,
or AK). The student must be in good standing, preferable with a
GPA of 3.0 or better.
The Rattlesnake Ridge Riders, Inc. is a local chapter of the Backcountry
Horsemen of Washington (BCHW) and Back Country Horsemen of America. Our
purpose is to perpetuate the recreational use of equines on our public
lands. We provide significant volunteer work to various government and
private agencies for trail development and maintenance, campsite
development, fence building and/or removal, trash removal, etc., in addition
to providing input into agency land management plans. We also promote good
environmental practices applicable to all user groups through our Leave No
Trace education program. As a not-for-profit corporation [501 (c) 4], the
best use of our small surplus of finds is for education in an appropriate
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