Wendell spent the last few years of his life in search of a
suitable equestrian staging area in the Tahoe area. He was concerned about
the future conflicts between growth and access to the beautiful high Sierra
trails. He also wanted to provide a long term starting location for the Tevis
In 1990 the Robie Foundation purchased 160 acres between
Lake Tahoe and Truckee to fulfill Wendells vision. The foundation has
invested over $400,000 in the purchase and improvements over the last 15 years.
Improvements include connecting trails, vaulted toilets, water system for
horses, clearing slash, roads, gates, arena, signs, etc.
We have established the Robie Equestrian Park Endowment
Fund to maintain and improve the park into the future. 100% of the
donations into this fund will be used for the benefit
of Robie Equestrian Park. Robie Park is generally open from early July
through mid September. During the park season, we host various events such
as the Start of the Western States Trail Ride (The Tevis Cup "100 Miles -- One
Day" Ride.) Reservations by individuals and organized groups are always