May Starter Distance Ride

Start Date:
May 28, 2023

End Date:
May 28, 2023

Entries Open:
May 1, 2023

Entries Close:
May 16, 2023

5491 South Road, S. Woodstock, VT

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May Starter Distance Ride

28 May @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

**Registration is now CLOSED and we will not be accepting any more entries. Please join us on July 8th for the next Starter Distance Ride!**

Interested in learning about Distance Trail Riding in a fun, relaxed environment?

Join us for a Starter Distance Ride! The day will feature an hour educational session, learning about the difference between CTR & Endurance, the vetting process, taking your horses P&R, pacing and more. Following the unmounted session will be a mock competitive trail ride. You will be pre-vetted by an experienced judge and then ride out on a 6 mile loop at your own pace and when you return you will be vetted out again. The ride will be followed by lunch and a wrap up session with opportunity for Q&A.

Throughout the season GMHA will offer 3 Starter Distance Rides. Do all 3 and you will be ready for the 15 Mile CDR at GMHA Distance Days!

Entry includes a light breakfast, lunch, educational experience, a 6 mile trail ride and vetting experiences.

Benefits of Distance Trail Riding:

Excellent conditioning for your horse for other disciplines

Enjoying miles of beautiful trails (GMHA has access to over 400 miles of trail!)

Educational opportunities to learn from a vet about your horses condition

Become a GMHA Member for a discounted entry rate!

GMHA Member Benefits-

Free camping on grounds (for certain event weekends)

Access to the Rush Meadow Ring any day of the week with access to trails

Access to trails from GMHA on Members Days

Stay tuned for more details and registration info!


*Refunds will not be issued after the closing date, 5/16/23 at 4pm*

Event Countdown

2023/05/28 08:00:00

Horse Health Requirements

GMHA requires a negative coggins and proof of rabies vaccination within 12 months for each horse that comes on the property.

Please note that the State of Vermont requires a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection within 30 days or Exhibition Permit from the Vermont Agency of Agriculture’s Animal Health office for any horses entering the state. GMHA does not require these documents with entry, but the VT Agency of Agriculture may enforce these regulations at any time.

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28 May
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hannah Bright

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