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.


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 »

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 Regional 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 »