Public invited to ride their horses at the Burton Arena on Thursdays

The following is a news release from the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury:

LAKE CHARLES, LA – The Burton Arena is now offering "Public Ride Sessions" to Calcasieu Residents who would like to practice their riding skills for free.

Public Ride will be held on Thursdays during the following hours:

  • Summer                      8am – 9pm
  • Fall through Spring     8am – 1pm and 6pm – 9pm

Riders will need to provide their own horses and any equipment (barrels etc.) they need to practice. Anyone under the age of 17 requires parental supervision to participate. Coggins papers need to be provided to the Burton Coliseum office before any horse enters the arena. Also, no livestock or alcoholic beverages are allowed.

In the event a public ride is canceled due to scheduling conflicts at the Burton Arena, advanced notice will be given. For more information contact Jared LeBlue 562-4040.