Samantha Szesciorka

Samantha Szesciorka is an avid equestrienne with a passion for the trail. She created the Nevada Discovery Ride—www.NevadaDiscoveryRide.com—with aa mission to encourage wild horse adoption through challenging long-distance equestrian journeys. She completed a 500 mile ride in 2013 abnd a 1,100 mile ride in 2016 with her adopted mustang and her dog. Samantha is a member of the Long Riders’ Guild and Vice President of the Natural Horsemanship Association of Northern Nevada.

 Lecture Schedule

Friday February 24, 2017

11:00-11:50   Tales from the Trail.
Description: In 2016, one woman, one horse, and one dog set off on an epic equestrian adventure. For nearly three months and more than 1,100 miles, they trekked through some of the country’s harshest terrain. Hear the incredible adventures and the challenges of Nevada Discovery Ride.
3:45-4:35   Live the adventurous Life-Becoming a Long Rider
Description: Discover how to plan and execute a long distance equestrian journey, with discussion on finding the right trail horse, choosing the route, land designations and restrictions, using a support team or going solo, light packing vs. pack string, feed and water, and other logistical issues.

Saturday February 25, 2017

12:15-1:05   The Long Ride- Romance vs. Reality
Description: You’ve got a got horse and a plan, but before you head out on a long distance equestrian journey discover some of the unique challenges and dangers that await long riders. Includes discussion on weather, terrain, wildlife, crossing borders, health issues and more.
5:00-5:50   Tales from the Trail. 
Description: In 2016, one woman, one horse, and one dog set off on an epic equestrian adventure. For nearly three months and more than 1,100 miles, they trekked through some of the country’s harshest terrain. Hear the incredible adventures and the challenges of Nevada Discovery Ride.

Sunday February 26, 2017

9:15-10:10  Tales from the Trail. 
Description: In 2016, one woman, one horse, and one dog set off on an epic equestrian adventure. For nearly three months and more than 1,100 miles, they trekked through some of the country’s harshest terrain. Hear the incredible adventures and the challenges of Nevada Discovery Ride.