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.


Best Places to Trail Ride on Oahu Island in Hawaii

November 28, 2017
Have you ever dreamed of horseback riding through a tropical paradise? Equitrekking contributor Stacey Chepren gives her recommendations on the best places to trail ride in the beautiful Aloha State.  I was fortunate enough to not only live in Hawaii for close to four years but also to bring my… Read more »

Horseback Riding at Myles Standish State Forest in Massachusetts

November 20, 2017
By Stacey Stearns I recently returned from competing in a 30-mile limited distance endurance ride at Myles Standish State Forest in Carver and Plymouth, Massachusetts. The ride was sponsored by the New England Arabian Trail Organization and sanctioned by the American Endurance Ride Conference. Trail riding at Myles Standish State… Read more »

Horseback Riding at Shel Clair Farms in Vincent, Alabama

November 17, 2017
Life is good on the farm. Equine photographer Mary Katherine Morris recounts a visit to Shel Clair Farms, a historic dairy farm in Vincent, AL, as part of Equitrekking's 50 State Trail Riding Project. Nestled in the heart of Central Alabama, Shel Clair Farms lies between Shelby County and St.… Read more »

Massachusetts Trails Roundup: Top 10 Places to Ride in the Bay State

November 9, 2017
By Stacey Stearns The Bay State has thousands of acres for equestrians to enjoy. From the Berkshires to the bay, there is something for everyone. Here are a few of my favorites to add to your trail riding bucket list. 1. Blue Hills Reservation, Milton  Twenty minutes outside of Boston… Read more »

Horseback Riding in Acadia National Park

October 27, 2017
Stacey Stearns describes trails in New England's Acadia National Park as part of Equitrekking’s 50 State Trail Riding Project. By Stacey Stearns You can’t get there from here. Well, you can, it’s just a long drive. But it will be worth it. Acadia became a national park in 1919 and… Read more »

Horseback Riding Mount Toby in Massachusetts

October 25, 2017
Stacey Stearns reviews the equestrian trails at Mount Toby Demonstration Forest in Leverett, Massachusetts as part of Equitrekking's 50 State Trail Riding Project. Western Massachusetts and the Pioneer Valley are home to the Five College area of Amherst, Hampshire, Smith, Mount Holyoke, and the University of Massachusetts. Within this region… Read more »

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 »