Articles Tagged '50 State Trail Riding Project'

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

50 State Trail Riding Project — 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 »

Horse Riding Bussey Point Recreation Area in Lincolnton, Georgia

50 State Trail Riding Project — 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 »

Horseback Riding McDowell Mountain Park Trail in Arizona

50 State Trail Riding Project — 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

50 State Trail Riding Project — 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 »

Horseback Riding Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve in Arizona

50 State Trail Riding Project — 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 »

Narrow Gauge Trails in Barron County, Wisconsin

50 State Trail Riding Project — August 12, 2017
A member of the Barron County Horse Trail Association shares a great place to horseback ride in Wisconsin in the Barron County Forest for the 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Elaine Madison Up until recently there was only a single recreation trail open for horseback riding in the Rice Lake,… Read more »

Equestrian Tips for Trail Riding Illinois’ Shawnee National Forest

50 State Trail Riding Project — August 6, 2017
Avid trail rider Connie McNabb shares the beauty of Southern Illinois’ geologic wonder–– Shawnee National Forest with the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. By Connie McNabb To say trail riders new to exploring Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois are surprised and amazed at the geologic diversity, and unparalleled… Read more »

Kentucky Horse Trails at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

50 State Trail Riding Project — July 14, 2017
Something for Everyone in the Heart of the Bluegrass from Janet Eaton of the Fort Harrod Back Country Horsemen for Equitrekking's 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Janet Eaton Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill near Harrodsburg in the central region of Kentucky offers more than 3000 acres of wild area… Read more »

Horse Camping at Buffalo River in Tennessee

50 State Trail Riding Project — July 13, 2017
In the heart of Tennessee lies one of the most beautiful and entertaining horse camping facilities. At Buffalo River Trail Ride in Waynesboro, you will find a 5,000 acre trail riding and camping facility situated alongside Buffalo River with many miles of trails, five waterfalls, and a bat cave. Office front and… Read more »

Trail Riding the Kickapoo Valley Reserve in Wisconsin

50 State Trail Riding Project — July 3, 2017
Regardless of the time of year, the Kickapoo Valley Reserve is one of the most beautiful tracts of land in all of the Midwest.  by Patty Wisneski Kickapoo is an Algonquin word meaning “one who goes there, then here.” The Kickapoo Valley Reserve has been one of my favorite destinations for… Read more »