A 501(C)3 Organization

About Us 

Our mission is to unite our members in fellowship around our common interest in the equine. Our focus is on education both within our group and within our community, with particular attention to the improvement of horsemanship achieved through humane care and training. We further exist to promote and encourage equine events, shows, and circuits at our facility and within the state of Kansas, all to the benefit and betterment of Chanute and the surrounding communities. 

Meetings at 7:00 pm on the last Thursday of each month at the arena weather permitting 

$30 Family Membership

$20 Individual

$10 Youth 

Membership Information


2020 Officers

President:                            Jenni Martian  

Vice President:                   Mara Jordan

Secretary:                           Julia Arnold

Treasurer:                             Melody Wallace

Board Members:           Doug Arnold                                                                            Corina Cox                                                                                     Doug Jordan 

Event Coordinator:                RileeJordan 

Arena Grounds:                   Mike Ehmke 

                                                    Doug Jordan           

Membership Coordinator:   Kim Yarnell 


Parades, Trail Rides & Fun Shows 

Chanute saddle club Fun show series 

 June 27th 

July 25th 

August 22nd 


              Saddle Club News


 4H and Youth Schedule 

4-H Horse Practices ​​

  • Please keep watching for practice dates due to covid no scheduling can happen as of yet 


 Chanute  Rodeo

September 25th & 26th   2020

Cowboy Mounted Shooting 
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KB Photography

Kim Bartlett  of KB photography is the official Photographer of the 2019 Chanute Rodeo Click on the logo to see rodeo photos and to get in contact with Kim to purchase your pictures. 

2020 Tickets Now Available :



1.) 5,000 Cash 

2.) $200 Loves gas card 

3.) $100 Sonic gift card 

4.) Decorative fire ring from Chanute Manufacturing 

5.) 2 Free oil changes from Erie Autimotive 

6.) $50 G&W Gift certificate 


Contact Us

Chanute Bit & Spur Saddle Club

a 501(c)3 organization

2730 S. Katy, Chanute, KS 66720



  President                                      Vice President                              Secretary                          Treasurer

Jenni Martian                             Mara Jordan                            Julia Arnold                      Melody Wallace

620-717-5712                             620-212-2794                              252-639-1325                     620-757-0145                                    jennisue2008@yahoo.com     mjordanks@gmail.com              j-wright8@hotmail.com       melodyannsmith@hotmail.com     


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Heartland Twisters

The Chaute Bit and Spur saddle club is proud to be the home of the

Drill Team 
2019 Platinum Level Sponsors 
2019 Gold Level Sponsors 
2019 Silver Level Sponsors 
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Sonic of Fredonia
2019 Bronze Level Sponsors 
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2019  Chrome Level Sponsors 
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2019 Program Sponsors 

Alert Construction,  Alpha Care Chiropractor,Animal Medical Center,

Bank Of Commerce, Beachner Grain, Inc, Beard Propane, Bideau Law Offices,

Bollings Meat Market, Booze Brothers, Cardinal Drug,  Carousel Carriage, 

Carl's Sales & Service, Caldwell Floor Covering, Cathers Optical and Hearing Center, 

Chanute Area Chamber of Commerce & Office of Tourism, Chanute Manufacturing,

Chanute Tribune, Cherryvale Veterinary Clinic, Commercial Bank, Community National Bank, Coover Feeds LLC, Creeper Cattle Dogs, CVR Manufacturing, D&D Propane,  Daltons Back 9, Daniels Auction Services, The Dog Spot, Doizer Performance Horses, Edward Jones: Chad Boaz, Eastside Tire, Faith & Farm, Fredonia Hardware, Freds Treads LLC, Dr Funk, G & W Foods: Chanute, G&W Foods: Iola, Galt Pest Control, Dr. Gastineau DDS, Grain Bin,  

Heisler Hay & Grain, Hometown Floral & Gifts, Home Savings Bank, 

Inertia Health & Fitness, Jarred, Gilmore & Phillips PA, Jordan Mules, KK Electric,

Kirbys Super Sports, Lanco Gun & Pawn, Love's Travel Stops,  The Medicine Shoppe, 

Mid-West Fertilizer Inc, Midwest regional Agency- Kris Narvez, 

Midwest Regional Agency: Roy McCoy, Mikes Tool Services, The Monarch Cement Co,

National Cattle Dog Association, Neosho County Farm  Bureau: Pam Dougan, 

North Santa Fe Auto & Tire, Pete's Of Erie, Poor Boys Steakhouse, The Rental Station, SawHaul, Schell Electronics, SEK Genetics,  SERC Physical Therapy, Shields Motors, 

Sherwin-Williams, Sonic Drive-In- Chanute, Jennifer Dietsch - State Farm Agent, 

Ryan Disbrow-State Farm Agent, Dr. Swader OD, TOP-IT MARBLE AND GRANITE INC, 

Tractor Supply Co, United Country Real Estate, Westside Tire & Auto, Wilco Veterinary Clinic PA,  The Wellness Center,Whelage Family Farm Pumpkin Patch Young's Welding, Inc

PopUp Towing Products, 


2019- 2020 Chanute Royalty 

Queen: Emma Ehmke 

King: Jarrett Ehmke 

Prince: Ryan Arnold 

Princess: Kinley ohl 

Royalty Coordinator: Rilee Jordan & Kim Yarnell 

First Royalty Meeting to take place April 4th 2020 at 9 am at the arena. Anyone Ages 5-25 welcome to attend. 

2020 Tickets:

1.) 5,000 Cash 

2.) $200 Loves gas card 

3.) $100 Sonic gift card 

4.) Decorative fire ring from Chanute Manufacturing 

5.) 2 Free oil changes from Erie Automotive 

6.) $50 G&W Gift certificate 

 For More Information Contact the Chanute Saddle Club or Text Rilee Jordan 620/778/5997

Huge Thank You To our 2019-2020 Rodeo Royalty Sponsor: 


2019 Royalty Candidates

Queen Candidates

Jarrett Ehmke-

  • Is the 17 years old. He is a Senior at Chanute High School. He has participated in cross country, baseball and is a current member of Chanute FFA. Jarrett’s hobbies include hunting, fishing, welding and training his horse Trinket.  Jarrett works at Walmart and also umpires recreational little league at Chanute. Jarrett enjoys spending time with his horse, teaching young kids about agriculture and spending time with family and friends. When asked what he wants to do when he grows up. Jarrett said he wants to get his teaching degree at Kansas State University, he wants to teach Agricultural Education and agricultural welding. He also plans to open his own horse training facility. 

Braiden Wariax-

  •  is the 14 year old son of James and Erica Warriaxe of Chanute,     Kansas. Braiden is an 8th grade student at Royster Middles School. He is active in 4-H and part of the Royster Rockets Football Team. Braiden also enjoys fishing, hunting, and spending time at In The Wind Acres Riding Stable and being active with their horses. Braiden is Constantly checking online to see what horses need saved from euthanization shelters. When asked about his future plans, Braiden stated that he wants a “hands-on” job. Something along the lines of mechanics or to be a veterinarian that specializes in Equine Sciences. He also wants a ranch with horses and maybe other livestock.

Emma Ehmke-

  •  is the 16 years old. The daughter of MIke & Pam Ehmke of Chnaute Kansas. Emma is a junior at Chanute High School. She has and is participating in Volleyball for 3 years, Softball for 3 years, Designing for Pay this year, and Yearbook for 3 years and is the chief in editor of the Yearbook this year. Emma’s Hobbies Include taking pictures, baking, hunting, fishing, riding horses and babysitting. Emma works at Poor Boys steakhouse and Umpires for the Chanute Recreation department in the summer. Emma enjoys being with family and friends. When asked what she wants to do when she grows up, Emma said Either being a photographer and Graphic Designer or a Baker in Chanute.

Maci Shaffer-

  • is the 18 year old daughter of Jessi Bunyard and Tyler Shafer of Fredonia KS. Maci is a 2019 graduate of Fredonia High School, and a freshman in college. Maci’s hobbies include riding horses, drawing, and watching movies. Maci also works at the sonic in Fredonia as a manager. When asked what she would like to do when she grows up Maci said “ I would like to open an animal sanctuary, for all of the love deprived animals in the world. We all deserve kindness.”

King Candidates

Prince Candidates

Princess Candidates

Ryan Arnold-

  • is a 3rd Grader at Humboldt Elementary. He is the oldest son of Doug & Julia Arnold. Ryan has two younger brothers Kale (7) & Emmett (4). Ryan has been riding horses since he was 1 ½ years old. He enjoys competing in shodeo’s,trail riding, riding 4-wheelers, and playing baseball. Ryan says when he grows up he wants to own a Rodeo and become a world renowned horse trainer like Clinton Anderson

Kinley Ohl-

  • Kinley Ohl is the 12 yrs old and is the daughter of Kenneth and Lori Ohl. Kinley is in 7th grade at Royster Middle School and participates in volleyball. Kinley is also a active member of Willing Workers 4-h club. Kinley has been riding horses since she was 5 yrs old and  every chance she gets she wants to be riding. When Kinley was asked what she wants to do when she grows up she replied" I want to go to K- State and get my degree in Veterinary medicine"

2019 Royalty Sponsors