About Us

Foothills Riding Club is organized for the purpose of promoting equestrian interests for all horse lovers, including dressage and combined training, through sponsorship of educational and recreational activitie

To further these goals, the FRC provides the following to the equestrian community:

  • Frequent educational seminars with informative and entertaining guest lecturers on topics such as innovations in equine veterinary treatment, farm maintenance, safety equipment, competitions, etc.
  • Monthly newsletter with free ad space for members
  • Website containing informative articles, news, calendar of area horse activities
  • Dressage schooling show series
  • Varied clinics


Proceeds from these activities are donated to local area organizations such as Foothills Humane Society, Thermal Belt Outreach, PEER, TROT, Red Cross, Polk County Rescue, and others.

Membership year begins January 1 and goes through the calendar year.

FRC Rider Scholarships

FRC is proud to be able to award four scholarships to riders annually. In order to qualify for an FRC Rider Scholarship, you must be a current FRC member at the time of your application. Additionally, your request must be for a rare educational opportunity or clinic or a championship competition purpose directly related to your riding discipline. In exchange, scholarship recipients must give back to the club in some tangible way.

For further information on FRC Rider Scholarship eligibility, rules and application form, click here for FRC Rider Scholarship

FRC Board of Directors

FRC is made up of an entirely volunteer Board of Directors and its wonderful members! You can learn more about the crew who make the magic happen over here.