Board of Directors:

Holly J. LaCount, President and CEO

Jennifer Johnson, Treasurer

Diana J. LaCount, Secretary

Morgan Johnson, Director

Hope Equestrian Relay Organization, Inc.

a non profit 501(c)(3) corporation - Tax ID #27-0994681

 HERO Ride For Life

Our mission is to organize HERO Ride For Life equestrian relay events in as many communities as possible for the purpose of promoting social awareness of, and fundraising for, cancer research and local support services

Making a Difference, Becoming a HERO

Total Funds Raised to Date

at Eureka, Calif, Red Bluff, Calif and Clinton, Arkansas events:




 Saddle Up It's Time to Form a Team and Fundraise for the

11th Annual HERO Ride For Life on

Saturday, May 2, 2015!! 

The HERO Ride For Life is a relay fundraiser on horseback and the proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.  Teams of horses and riders relay at a walk at the Ferndale Fairgrounds Racetrack from 9am to 3pm.  Mail or email a team registration form or register at the event beginning at 7am

click here for 2015 Team Registration form

Note:  There is no registration deadline!

Everyone Welcome!

(but if you register your team by April 1, 2015 each rider gets 5 extra raffle tickets!)


Team Costume Contest

Awards to adult and youth team top fundraisers

Awards to individual adult and youth top fundraisers




Craft & Bake Sales

Team fundraising on site--set up a booth!




Event Schedule:

7am Registration begins, sign up, tack up, warm up, set up

9am Opening lap and ceremonies.  All riders meet on the track.  We encourage everyone to ride in the first lap which is led by survivors

9am to 3pm HERO Ride For Life relay at a walk around the track, ride your own schedule

11:30am to 12:30pm Free lunch provided by our sponsors for HERO Ride For Life participants

2pm Money must be turned in to count for team and individual totals

3pm Awards presented and Raffle winners drawn--Raffle winners or your designees must be present to win

4pm Clean up facilities, pack up and head out


Overnight camping with/without hookups and stalls are available at the Fairgrounds!

Camping with hookups $25/day--Dry camping $10

Overnight stalls $15--Day use stalls $6---YOU CLEAN

Please call the Fairgrounds at 707-786-9511 to make a reservation or for more information


HERO Sweatshirts now available! 

Sweatshirts are available in Pullover or Hooded Pullover styles

all sweatshirts are athletic gray, 50/50 Poly Cotton

with the logo on the front


      Adult Pullover                        $25      Adult Hooded Pullover            $35

      Youth Pullover                       $20      Youth Hooded Pullover           $25


We currently have a limited number of Adult Hooded Pullovers in stock

please email if you would like to buy

 a sweatshirt or you can order one if we are out of your size!

click here for sweatshirt order form



For more information about

 forming a team, making

 a tax deductible donation,

or about organizing a

HERO Ride For Life

 in your community

 please contact us!



If you would like

 to make a donation

 click the link below!



To all the participants who relayed at the 10th Annual HERO Ride For Life on May 3, 2014 in Eureka, Calif.  With the help of 11 teams and over 60 riders we raised a total of $14,223 this year for the American Cancer Society for cancer research and support services!!!

And a BIG THANK YOU to our sponsors, without whom the event would not be possible.  Please visit their websites and tell them thank you!!





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