Saddle Up for St. Jude

Sharing the Journey Sharing the Hope

 The Saddle up event in Tuscumbia, AL is the Number one Saddle up event in the nation.


Welcome to the 21st annual Northwest Alabama Saddle-Up for St. Jude Trail Ride and Concert! There are over 3000 acres of riding trails to enjoy along with our featured entertainment of local musicians and country music star, Clay Walker. Our auction Saturday afternoon will be something you don’t want to miss. We are also proud to feature what we think is bar none the best concessions and food anywhere! This Shoals Area Event has raised over $1.7 million dollars for St. Jude the past 20 years.  So, bring your lawn chair and a thankful heart as we join in our tradition of supporting the best of causes!

See You There!!



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JULY 14, 15, 2017




GATES OPEN 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 13

for primitive camping



Tuscumbia, AL 35674


St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital


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Since 1996, Gardiner Farms, Tuscumbia AL, has hosted the Saddle up for St. Jude Benefit trail ride. Coordinated by Circle 5 outfit. this is a fun, family-oriented, fund-raising event, that is based around horseback riding and raises money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. This wonderful, annual event takes place the 3rd weekend of July.

Come join us for the next event. You and your Family will have a great time and lot of fun.

Getting the satisfaction of knowing YOU helped in the battle against childhood cancer.



NO all-terrain vehicles allowed during St. Jude weekend except those used by St. Jude volunteers.


Gates open Friday at 6:00 am

$35 donation to ride

$15 donation, if you don’t ride.

Riding is not required to come out and have a great time!

What To Expect:

  • Come out for the day or the weekend and enjoy the many acres of beautiful trails to ride on!
  • Bring your lawn chairs to sit back and enjoy the music Friday and Saturday nights!
  • There will be lots of food and vendors for your pleasure!
  • Bring your kids out and let them enjoy Pony and Wagon Rides!!
  • Last but not least, there will be an auction with a wide variety of items ranging in value and style for your enjoyment!!
  • The best part is all of the profits from this event go to the Children of St. Jude Children Research Hospital!!

Beautiful Gardiner Farm

Bring your horse - $35 donation for the weekend.

Bring your chair - $10 donation for Friday, $20 donation for Saturday. for Concerts