Tevis Cup Endurance Trail Ride

Foresthill is the hub of the Historic Western States Trail which is a 100-mile, one-day premier endurance trail ride from Squaw Valley located in North Lake Tahoe through Foresthill to Auburn, California.

Founded on a bet in 1955 by one of Auburn's prominent citizens, Wendell T. Robie, modern-day endurance riding began with what now is called the "TEVIS CUP." Today there are hundreds of endurance riding events throughout the nation and in many countries overseas that are based upon the methods and standards originally established by this event.

Best viewing: Robinson Flat - end of Foresthill Rd, 27 miles from downtown Foresthill,around 9:30 a.m. until noon. Downtown Foresthill, around 3:00 p.m. until 8 p.m. Finish Line at Overlook (Pacific Avenue in Auburn) and then at the stadium at the Gold Country Fairgrounds (victory lap), around 10:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m.

Remember the words of our founder, Wendell T. Robie: “Ride a horse. Really ride!” The event is co-sponsored by the Western States Trail Foundation and the Foresthill Divide Chamber of Commerce, www.foresthillchamber.org


Latitude: 39.1833042 Longitude: -120.2275085 Elevation: 6953 ft

Participation Requirements (if any)

To participate, please review the Training for Tevis Tips.


It is awesome my dream of a ride wish I could have done it but 72 is a wee bit old and I am from ontario

Mary jean Robinson, 7/25/2013

I would like to wish each and every rider the best of LUCK on Sat. be safe and have a great ride~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Jean Van Buskirk, Auburn, Ca, 7/30/2015

I'm hitting 61 and planning on training and going for it as long as vet gives us the OK. Some of the best riders are in their 60's and 70's. This is a dream for me...gotta at least try!

Carol Hill, 3/27/2017

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