2015 Chuck Smith Memorial Turkey Ride

Seated: Secretary-Allen Mock, Vice President-Terry Henson

President-Mark Tyo, Treasurer- Louie Tavaglione 

Standing: Directors- Ron Magnuson, Mike Raphael, Gene Skala, Terry Geiser, Warren Shine

Riverside Rancheros a family horse club formed to enhance horse-related and social activities.  It was built on family memberships and participation in work and in play. We are proud of our club facilities and grounds, built and maintained by hard working dedicated members. What we have accomplished could not be possible without continuing participation of active members of yesterday and today.


is a reality and has been for the past fifty years. Under the continuous direction of Louie, his family and countless other dedicated member families. Riverside Rancheros is a respected icon for horse clubs.

He shared his vision...
Louie Tavaglione was a young man of 30 yrs old when in 1959 he suggested to two older friends and fellow horsemen; Jerry Cooper and Jack Neel, that Riverside should have a family equestrian club, a place to ride and meet for team roping, trail rides and to hold other family social activities. 

Riverside Rancheros Board 2015