50 State Trail Riding Project

Great horse trails in every U.S. state contributed by the equestrian community... you! Get inspired to get outdoors and horseback ride, because the more we horse lovers utilize our trails, the better chance we’ll have in keeping them open to horses. Contact us to contribute and share your favorite trails.


 


Riding in Lincoln County’s White Mountain Wilderness, New Mexico

September 19, 2017
Caroline McCoy, who rides the White Mountain Wilderness and the Fort Stanton Trail system almost every week of the year on her Quarter Horse mare, shares photos from Lincoln County's White Mountain Wilderness in New Mexico, as part of the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. photos and story by Caroline… Read more »

Horseback Riding in Connecticut’s Sprague Land Preserve

September 19, 2017
Denise Ethier Dembinksi describes trails in Connecticut’s Sprague Land Preserve and along the bordering Shetucket River as part of Equitrekking’s 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Denise Ethier Dembinski Located just off of Rt. 207, on Holton Road in Franklin, Connecticut, the Sprague Land Preserve is just about 6.5 miles… Read more »

Horse Riding Bussey Point Recreation Area in Lincolnton, Georgia

September 19, 2017
Learn about Bussey Point horse trails, which were created by horseback riders, for horseback riders, and are a hidden gem in Georgia, part of the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Linda Antopolsky Located between Augusta and Lincolnton, Georgia, is a hidden gem of horse trails on the shore… Read more »

Great Places for Horseback Riding in Rhode Island

September 13, 2017
LuAnn Grafe and Linda Krul of West Greenwich Horseman's Association showcase three popular riding areas in the smallest state as part of the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. by LuAnn Grafe and Linda Krul A "through the ears shot" riding in Goddard Memorial State Park along the shores of… Read more »

Trail Riding Indiana- Horse Trails in the Hoosier National Forest

September 13, 2017
Learn about the best equine trails for riding Indiana's Hoosier National Forest from longtime trail rider Kim Humphries of Midwest Trail Ride for the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Kim Humphries When most people think of Indiana they think of miles and miles of flat corn fields and… Read more »

Horseback Riding McDowell Mountain Park Trail in Arizona

September 2, 2017
Longtime equestrian and Marchador breeder Lynn Kelley showcases the McDowell Mountain Park Trail in Maricopa County, Arizona for the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Lynn Kelley Adjacent to the Scottsdale Preserve is McDowell Mountain Park with similar terrain and well-marked trails. The Sonoran Desert is rich in vegetation, birds… Read more »

Horseback Riding the Florida Greenway– Shangrila

August 31, 2017
In the mid-1980s the State of Florida started a project to set aside public land for conservation and recreation purposes. Linear trails, or greenways, long and narrow strips of land many times following abandoned railroad right-of-ways, stretch from the Gulf of Mexico to the St. Johns River, occupying much of… Read more »

Pennsylvania Horse Trails Through the Seasons

August 28, 2017
Members from the Pennsylvania Chapter of Women on the Edge Trail Riders Debbie Crone and Aleta Seifert share their favorite horse trails throughout the seasons, part of the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Debbie Crone and Aleta Seifert The state of Pennsylvania has much to offer the horseback… Read more »

Horseback Riding Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve in Arizona

August 24, 2017
Longtime rider and horse breeder Lynn Kelley shares great horse trails in Scottsdale's McDowell Sonoran Preserve in Arizona, part of Equitrekking's 50 State Trail Riding Project. “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” —- Navajo proverb by Lynn Kelley We are so fortunate… Read more »

Arkansas Horseback Riding Pedestal Rock- Ozark National Forest

August 16, 2017
Learn about favorite Arkansas trails of the Arkansas Trail Riders Association as part of Equitrekking's 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Tina Taylor and Sherry Resecker Cowboy Up Horse Camp in Pelsor, Arkansas is a great place for riding, some of it is easy, however there are many difficult trails… Read more »