Big October Ride



23rd Annual

Big October Ride 2024: Saturday 26th October. Site will be updated when event is confirmed.


NOMINATIONS TAKEN ONLINE OR FROM 5.00pm FRIDAY NIGHT till 8:00am SATURDAY. Nominations will not be accepted after 8:00am as all riders must be saddled and in the showring by 8:15am. 

A health declaration must be completed for all attending horses and brought on the day. Please do not send in prior with nomination form if pre-nominating.

The Dayboro Trailriders will be running their 22nd annual horse trail riding event the Big October Ride on Saturday 26th October 2024. We would really appreciate some volunteers to help make this event a successful one.

The ride leaves the showground’s at 8.30am sharp. Morning Tea provided on Saturday.

TBC - Dinner & lunch will be available on the ride at the cost of TBC and drinks will be also be available for TBC

Come along Friday afternoon and camp for the weekend as the camping fee is included.

Ride fees TBA . Fees cover your camping fees, insurance and morning tea.  Payment can be made via direct deposit to the following bank account:

Dayboro Trail Riders Club Inc. BSB: 633-108, A/C: 163109747. Please note your name as the reference and email your nomination form to

 All rides are non-competitive and leisurely paced. Participants need to bring their own horse and riding gear. There is no age limit on either riders or horses; however both will need to be fit enough and competent to take part. Riders 16 years & under will require a responsible adult or guardian. Riders 18 years & under must wear an approved riding helmet. Strictly no stallions, rigs or dogs. It is recommended that all horses be shod or wear boots and wear a halter and lead rope.

This event has become avidly looked forward to, each year, by riders locally and further a field. 

Previously we’ve been host to riders from Brisbane suburbs, Ipswich; Toowoomba; Yarraman; Pomona; Kin Kin; Gympie; Maryborough; Gold Coast and New South Wales. We look forward to seeing you all again & if you haven’t been before come along and see and enjoy best ride in Queensland!

For further info contact or phone Julie 0410 655 694.

Look forward to seeing you there!!

Happy Trails


Previous Attendance Records:

1998....    110
1999....    151
2000....    203
2001....    192
2002....    225
2003....    210
2004....    198
2005....    177
2006....    196
2007....    EI
2008....    187
2009....    193
2010....    Cancelled due to flooding
2011....    214

2012....    210

2013...     160

2014...     140

2015...   Saturday 121   Sunday 48

2016...   Saturday 67   Sunday 44