Articles Tagged '50 State Trail Riding Project'

Kentucky Horse Trails at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

50 State Trail Riding Project — January 5, 2014
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 »

Horseback Riding the Florida Greenway– Shangrila

50 State Trail Riding Project — January 1, 2014
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 »

Equestrian Tips for Trail Riding Illinois’ Shawnee National Forest

50 State Trail Riding Project — December 19, 2013
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 »

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

50 State Trail Riding Project — December 7, 2013
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 Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve in Arizona

50 State Trail Riding Project — December 4, 2013
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 »

Horseback Riding McDowell Mountain Park Trail in Arizona

50 State Trail Riding Project — November 25, 2013
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 »

Trail Riding Virginia’s Northern Shenandoah Valley and Beyond

50 State Trail Riding Project — November 13, 2013
A member of the Shenandoah Trail Riding and Horseman's Association highlights her favorite Virginia horse trails in the Northern Shenandoah Valley, George Washington National Forest, Blue Ridge Mountains, Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area and beyond for the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Susan St. Amand The motto for Virginia… Read more »

Riding and Packing in the Beautiful Bitterroot Valley in Montana

50 State Trail Riding Project — November 5, 2013
Kathy Hundley of the Selway-Pintler Wilderness Back Country Horsemen reveals beautiful places to horseback ride in the Bitterroot Valley in southwestern Montana, part of the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. By Kathy Hundley The Bitterroot Valley of southwestern Montana has probably one of the most varied resources of potential riding located… Read more »

Trail Riding the Cascade Mountain Range in Washington State

50 State Trail Riding Project — September 30, 2013
Robert Eversole, of The Back Country Horsemen of Washington (BCHW), shares his favorite horseback riding adventures in the Cascade Range and along the Pacific Crest Trail as part of Equitrekking’s 50 State Trail Riding Project.  Horse Riding Near Mount Rainier Washington State has a tremendous variety of riding locations, terrain,… Read more »