Bridle Trails State Park
5300 – 116th Ave NE
Kirkland WA 98033

During shows and scheduled events, the showground arenas are reserved and parking may be limited. The powerline arena is always open.

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Bridle Trails Park Foundation


Lake Washington Saddle Club
Purpose and Objectives:

  • Preserve, improve and maintain Bridle Trails State Park for horse use
  • Encourage interest in horses and good horsemanship
  • Develop and sponsor equestrian activities for club members
  • Support other equestrian, animal welfare and related community associations
  • Provide meeting place and social contact for members

Safety Tips for Sharing the Trails with Horses  - post and share

The Lake Washington Saddle Club is an equestrian club based at Bridle Trails State Park in Bellevue, WA,  committed to preserving, improving, and maintaining Bridle Trails State Park.  We run Hunter and Jumper Fun Shows, Dressage Schooling , B-rated Hunter, Playdays, Trail Training and other equestrian activities which provide funds for improvements and maintenance of the park.

2014 Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet
November 15, 2014
5:30 PM silent auction    7 PM dinner & program
Bellevue Marriot Courtyard
11010 NE 8th St.   Bellevue, WA
$55 per person adult, $35 children under 18 (children's cost subsidized by LWSC)
Reserve Online     Print and Mail   Reservation deadline is Nov. 13


Annual Award Nominations

It is time to reflect on the show season and nominate members for the following annual awards!

Service Award - Someone who has shown a true dedication and enthusiasm for the Club, the Park, Club activities, etc.
Senior Sportsmanship - Someone who has taken on a new challenge, improved immensely, or hung in there during tough times.
Junior Sportsmanship - Someone who has grown in skill, displayed special dedication or enthusiasm.
Trainer of the Year - Someone who has provided exceptional guidance and support.
Mother of the Year - A mom who goes that extra mile to support her children's equestrian efforts.
Father of the Year - A dad who always volunteers to roll up his sleeves and help or is always there for moral support.

Please complete the annual awards nomination form and email it to
by October 31, 2014. Winners are selected by the LWSC Board and announced at the annual meeting, November 15.

Support Bridle Trails State Park with Silent Auction Donations

The Lake Washington Saddle Club is seeking donations of items for our annual silent auction to be held at the annual meeting and awards banquet on November 15, 2014.  We encourage our members to donate creatively: some of the most popular auction items have been unique services, travel-related packages, planned dinners, artwork, and personal items such as jewelry.  We are especially grateful to members with connections to local businesses that are willing to generously donate gift certificates or services—a great opportunity to both gain clientele and support a wonderful community effort.  Now is the time to get your donations in! 

Complete an online donation form or contact Gail Magnuson at (206) 963-5712 or to coordinate your donation.  To ensure your donation is listed in the auction catalog, please submit your donations NO LATER THAN NOVEMBER 13, 2014.

Join LWSC and Help Support the Park

We all love and appreciate Bridle Trails Park and the financial support of the Saddle Club is vital to maintain the trails and facilities that we all use regularly. Don’t leave it up to others to keep it alive and well... join today! As a Saddle Club member, you'll receive our Saddle newsletter, be kept informed via email of events and activities, members-only club training and educational workshops, and discounts on entry fees. We welcome your input and participation. Happy Trails! 

2014 Bridle Trails Park Show/Event Calendar

16: Equestrian's Institute- Dressage
30: Equestrian's Institute- Dressage

5:   Clicker Training Clinic
13: Equestrian's Institute- Dressage
26: LWSC Jumper Fun Show
27: LWSC Hunter Fun Show


2-4: LWSC Bridle Trails Classic (B-Rated)
10: Snohomish Co. 4-H Dressage
18: Equestrian's Institute- L'Aperitif

1:  LWSC Dressage Schooling Show
7:  LWSC Jumper Fun Show
8:  LWSC  Hunter Fun Show
21: Snohomish Co. 4H Dressage
28: BTPF Party in the Park
        8:30AM-12:30 PM

6:  LWSC Dressage Schooling Show
12: LWSC Jumper Fun Show
13:  LWSC Hunter Fun Show
19: LWSC Obstacle Training  Day
20: LWSC Playday


1-2: Cascade Horse Shows
3: Seattle Knights
10: LWSC Dressage Schooling Show


13: LWSC Playday
14: LWSC Dressage Schooling Show
20: LWSC Jumper Fun Show
21: LWSC  Hunter Fun Show

19: LWSC "Spook-less" Obstacle Training  Day

Note: Drill teams will be practicing in the Main Arena on Thurs., Sun. and Mon. evenings

Show Photographers:

Erica Zerbe

Bridle Trails Classic:
Jay Goss Photography

Karen Wegehenkel

A Discover Pass Is Required to Park at Bridle Trails State Park


Lake Washington Saddle Club  P. O. Box 831 Bellevue, WA 98009 Contact Us