Starter Distance Ride Series #3

Start Date:
August 3, 2024

End Date:
August 3, 2024

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5491 South Road, S. Woodstock, VT

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Starter Distance Ride Series #3

3 Aug

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

Join us for the third in a series of four Starter Distance Rides. The day will feature a breakfast discussion opportunity from an at home pre-ride Power Point presentation (link) , Q &;A, A lesson/Demo with Robin Groves, a hands-on clinic, vetting process, and scoring.

You will experience a pre-ride exam by an experienced judge and then complete a measured trail loop. Upon returning, you will cool your horse out, complete PR recovery assessment and complete the judging process for final scoring.

The series will culminate with a celebration and a fourth ride of a 15-mile CDR or 20 mile during Distance Days on 8/31/2024! Join in the fun of a historic and fun filled ride this year.

Your entry fee includes a light breakfast, lunch, educational experience, measured trail ride and vetting experiences.

Not riding, but want to become part of our amazing group of volunteers?  Join us for a fun weekend helping out one or both days!  Click button to the right for more details and to sign up 🙂

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 horse’s condition

  • Make it a weekend and consider riding the Pleasure Ride on Sunday as a conditioning ride. (Separate entry form can be found by clicking on the buttons to the right).  Please enter ALL events separately.
  • Camping is available for GMHA Members at this event!  Not a member?  Join today at
  • Please refer to information on entry forms regarding our refund policy
  • Please enter starting on the opening date, but no later than the closing date as noted on the entry forms.
  • Late or incomplete entries will not be accepted. “Day of” registrations not accepted.
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Horse Health Requirements

GMHA requires a negative coggins and proof of rabies vaccination (rabies titers accepted with note from veterinarian) 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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