Paradise Horsemen's Association 




Paradise Horsemen's Association President


Scarlett Miller has filled  President position for 2019. Scarlett has been a previous vice-President and president and helped spearhead the saving of the Paradise Horse Arena and was instrumental in bringing Gymkhana to the Paradise Horse Arena.  Scarlett has two daughters who actively ride and a husband who not only supports them, but comes to each PHA Gymkhana show and helps run it. Truly a family affair!  Scarlett can be contacted at 519-0455 or by email at: 

Paradise Horsemen's Association Board Member

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Tammy Elam is our newest board member for 2019. She has been riding in events at PHA for the last several years and has been a very active member helping out at many events.  



Trail Committee Chairperson


We are currently looking for someone to head up a Trail Committee to help organize not only club rides, but rides that fellow riders can join us on.

Snack Bar Committee Chairperson

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Gary Hartley is our Snack Bar Committee Chairperson. Chair helps with the organization of our snack bar for the various events we have taking place at the Paradise Horse Arena. This is a huge commitment of time and energy. Thank You Gary!


Past  President


 Russ has brought different venues to our club such as the Ranch Hand Trail Course Challenge. 

Russ is now holding these Ranch Hand Trail Course Challenges at Meadow Brook in Magalia, CA 



Paradise Horsemen's Association Vice President

Mike Odell has filled the vice-president position for 2017-18. He has been an active member of PHA for the last several years and more recently, has become our tractor and arena maintenance chairperson as well. More importantly, when not running the tractor or arena, Mike and his wife Joann can be found cheering on his granddaughter all over Northern California at gymkhana and barrel races and they rarely ever miss a PHA event!

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Paradise Horsemen's Association Treasurer

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Judy Orlando  is our current Treasurer.  Judy has held several board positions with PHA in the past, and we are glad to have her with us again! She enjoys trail riding, drill team, and gymkhanas. She and her family are great supporters of PHA and can be found at the arena during most events. She may be reached at: 530-228-6794.


Paradise Horsemen's Association Board Member

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Diana DeSpain is one of our Board members, Diana has previously served as the Treasurer.

Arena Maintenance Committee Chairperson



Our Arena Maintenance Committee Chairperson is now being  by Mike Odell and Mark Williams.  This Committee takes care of organization of projects to improve our facility and the operation of our tractor in the up keep of our arena. If any members are interested in helping with this, please feel free to email us at:



English/Western Program


This position is currently open, if you have an interest in either riding styles and would be willing to put together a committee and run such events please contact our President, Scarlett Miller


Paradise Horsemen's Association Secretary




Maddy Miller  is our club Secretary.  can be contacted  by email at:



Paradise Horsemen's Association Board Member


 Penny Vaughn is currently serving as one of our board members. She and her husband moved to the Ridge two years ago and she quickly became a PHA member and has attended many shows and has helped out with our snack bar. She is currently looking to buy a horse of her own so she can join in the fun!



Events Committee Chairperson


 The Paradise Horsemen's Association is currently looking for someone to fill the position of Event Committee Chair.  This individual would work with the Program Chairs of the club in bringing great events to the Paradise Horse Arena.  Any one interested, please contact the Board by email at:


Gymkhana Program


Scarlett Miller is heading up our Gymkhana Program. Gymkhana has been a part of the Paradise Horsemen's Association for a long time with having California State Horsemen's Association and California Gymkhana Association having shows at the Paradise Horse Arena.  It was decided that PHA could put on some family fun filled shows for all to enjoy. Scarlett can be contacted at 519-0455 or by email at:


PHA  By-Laws



PHA By-Laws 2017.pdf