Areas in Eastern NC to ride Year Round



Ecklin & Hardison Farms 4055 Hwy 33E Chocowinity NC
​Great easy beautiful shaded trails in Eastern NC. Now even more miles of trails and obstacles.
Ecklin & Hardison Farms Facebook


Papa Pete’s Family Farm 2007 Cartertown Rd Clinton NC. Trails, primitive camping, playground, arena. Host rides, shows and get togethers. www.papapetesfamilyfarm.com


Equestrian trails of Pisgah National Forest around Old Fort, NC. Camp Grier is offering overnight trailer parking and primitive camping. We provide trail maps, and access to all private Camp Equestrian Trails and the newly opened Old Fort Gateway Trail System of the Jarret Creek and Curtis Creek areas of the Pisgah National Forest. Check it out at https://www.g5trailcollective.org/gateway-trails
Overnight primitive camping $55/ trailer (max two horses)
Day Pass $25 per trailer (up to 2 horses) $15 each additional horse Text Erin 404-217-4014 for questions and reservations


BRHA Anita-Alta Horse Camp. The primary purpose of the Blue Ridge Horseman's Association is to improve, expand and to protect existing lands open to horseback riding on public and private lands in North Carolina. BRHA operates the Anita-Alta BRHA Youth & Horse Camp; located at 2929 Mulberry Creek Rd., Lenoir, NC 28645. http://www.brha.us/


Whippoorwill Campground, Beaulaville NC, www.whippoorwillcampgroundnc.com Trails, arena, Party Barn, Horse Rentals and events. 
 
Barnhill’s Dairy Hunting Preserve & Horse Trails, LLC is now open year round! Ride trails any time of year. Arena for rent, Gaming Shows, Lessons Trails, Hookups, Bathhouses, Party barn, Stalls, Weddings, Barrel Races, Gaming show.
2955 Old Creek Road, Greenville NC 27834. Info contact Kevin Lee 252-702-5234  


Love Valley, Love Valley NC, Rides threw the year. Check on www.townoflovevalley.com for all dates and camping.


Leatherwood Stables, 512 Meadow Road, Ferguson NC 28624.

75 miles of beautiful trails in the NC mountains.  Camping available with hookups, cabin rentals & horses for rent as well.  You can bring your own horses. www.leatherwoodmountains.com

Serenity Stables and Campground, 4422 Shoals Road Pinnacle, NC 27043
Located near the Yadkin River with easy access to approximately 50 miles of beautiful trails.  www.serenitystablescampground.com

Biltmore Estates Equestrian Center Asheville, NC 
Biltmore riding & carriage trails. www.biltmore.com/more-from-biltmore/equestrian/meet-our-house-and-horses

DuPont State Forest, Cedar Mountain, NC 28718
90 miles of trails around beautiful waterfalls.  Over 95% of the trails are single track, sandy trails and old logging roads.  One of the waterfalls was used in Michael Mann's "Last of the Mohicans" as the waterfall they walked behind to hide from the Indians.  No camping is available.  www.dupontforest.com

Blowing Rock Equestrian Preserve, 1500 Laurel Lane, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Moses Cone Memorial Park and Carriage Trails.  Easy to moderate trails, 25 miles of carriage roads.  The preserve is the only equine facility with access to the park.  Campsites are available here with hookups.  Plan Ahead!  Reservations are recommended for camping.www.blowingrockhorses.com

Uwharrie National Forest, Troy, NC
32 miles of trails designated for equine use in the Uwharrie National forest. https://www.fs.usda.gov/activity/nfsnc/recreation/horseriding-camping

South Mountain State Park, 3001 South Mountain State Park Avenue, Connelly Springs, NC 28612
More than 29 miles of horse trails.  https://www.ncparks.gov/south-mountains-state-park

Morrow Mountain State Park, 49104 Morrow Mountain Road, Albermarle, NC 28001
Enjoy 16 miles of bridle trails.  New trails have been added, 2 and 4 hour options available.  Check website during inclement weather to ensure bridle path is open.    


Medoc Mt State Park 1541 Medoc State Park Road, Hollister, NC 27844
Phone 252-586-6588
medoc.mountain@ncparks.gov. Nice parking, easy trails, Camping is nice.




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TRAIL RIDES & EVENTS 

in NC, VA & SC

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Organized Trail Ride Listing

Updated 8-29-2022 


If you have a trail ride you want included in this listing or find an error, please send the information to Ponygirl1978@hotmail.com or message me on FaceBook, The Wyatt  Ranch or Liz Wyatt. This list is painstakingly compiled for Trail Riders by a Trail Rider. PLEASE pass the info around.

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UPDATED  REGULARLY  BUT  EVENT  DATES, TIMES  AND  LOCATIONS  ARE  SUBJECT  TO  CHANGE  AT  ANY  TIME!
PLEASE  LOOK OVER  INFORMATION  AND  CONTACT  RIDE  OR FACILITY  BEFORE  LEAVING!!!
ALL HORSES OVER 6 MONTHS OLD (NO EXCEPTIONS) TRAVELING WITHIN THEIR HOME STATE ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE PROOF OF A CURRENT COGGINS TEST AND IF TRAVELING  ACROSS STATE LINES, THEY REQUIRE AN ADDITIONAL HEALTH CERTIFICATE OR CARD.


TRAIL RIDE PHOTOGRAPHERS, Available for YOUR NEXT RIDE:
       Chelles Photorgaphy: Michele or James @ Cheles Photography on Facebook or http://chelesphotography.zenfolio.com/

​Lannett's Photography . Lannette Williamson @ Lannettesphotography@gmail.com . Facebook  under Lannettes Photography 

843-506-4996

Rambling Cowgirl Photography, Leesa Wright  (919) 548-2467 ramblingcowgirl.smugmug.com


  TRAIL RIDE OR EVENT DJ:

DJ Lisa Flythe old and new dance favorites. Contact for rates and scheduling @ (252) 578 3751.

"Something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.”
― Winston S. Churchill

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January




Dec 30 - Jan 1 2023 //
Lumber River New Years Ride
429 Tar Landing Evergreen NC 28438
$50 per person includes hookup (water, electricity, lot) bathhouses, 2 nights of supper/dancing.
WAGONS WELCOME. 910-654-9985 http://www.lumberrivertrailride.com/trailrides.htm



February



CANCELLED FOR SPRING 2021

Lakeview Plantation Valentines Ride
757 Cedar Knoll Rd, Fairfax, South Carolina 29827, SC
$65 for weekend $10 for dinner, $5 lunch. Sharon Hadden (706) 831-1738. https://www.facebook.com/lakeviewplantation/​


Feb 5 2022

Benefit Ride for Carolann Riley & Southern Roots Ranch

H Cooper Black State Park SC

$3 parking fee, Donation stand open 9 - 5 on the right side of parking lot

Info 843-269-3428​​


Feb 11 - 13 2022 //
Lumber River Valentines Ride
429 Tar Landing Evergreen NC 28438
$50 per person includes hookup (water, electricity, lot) bathhouses, 2 nights of supper/dancing.
WAGONS WELCOME. 910-654-9985 http://www.lumberrivertrailride.com/trailrides.htm


Feb 12 2022

​Kingston Acres Opening Trail Ride
Join us for the opening of our long awaited trails. We are excited to share our trail progress, as we continue to add new trails and improve. Please follow this link to preregister for this event. A fee of $15 per horse will be due on the day of the event. https://docs.google.com/.../1-m5n8Uli.../edit... 




March



CANCELLED FOR 2022 March 11 - 13 2022 //
Swift Creek Riders
Nashville NC
Willie 252-907-3383

Horace 252-903-7952


March 10 - 13 2022

Plum Branch Saddle Club

​181 Saddle Club Rd Plum Branch SC

$45 person includes Dance Fri & Sat, Sat lunch on trail and steak dinner, NO DOGS ON TRAILS

Plum Branch Saddle Club | Facebook


March 11 - 13 2022 //
Lumber River St Patricks Day Ride
429 Tar Landing Evergreen NC 28438
$50 per person includes hookup (water, electricity, lot) bathhouses, 2 nights of supper/dancing; 
WAGONS WELCOME. 910-654-9985 http://www.lumberrivertrailride.com/trailrides.htm

March 18 - 20 2022 //
Tee Cup Farms Benefit Trail Ride for Breast Cancer
Off Beach Ridge Road, Pantego NC (look for signs; contact Jeannie via EM for flier)
Adult $30
WAGONS WELCOME  (Excellent place to drive)! Primitive camping only.
Contact Billy Neal (252) 945-7269 or Jeannie Sullivan 252-945-4549 Jeannie_sullivan@hotmail.com


March 17 - 20 2022 //

Manchester Trail Riders Spring Ride

Mill Creek Campground 7997 Milford Plantation Rd Pinewood SC

$45 Thurs - Sun, Sat Dinner additional $11 and purchased at gate.

WAGONS WELCOME. Marcha Boykin 803-773-1308 or 803-968-2806 before 10pm. Stalls $40 for weekend


No Spring Ride for 2022

Cornwall Vol. Fire Dept Benefit Ride
7700 Eakes Rd Oxford NC
$25 a rider meal included, just meal $10 per adult, $5 per child
WAGONS WELCOME.  Tim Frazier (919) 690-9041 or Steve Frazier @ (919) 482-6335. 


March 19 2022 
Bobby Trip Plow Days & Wagon/Trail Ride 
4112 Roundtree road Winterville NC
WAGONS WELCOME Bobby Trip 252-378-5284


March 25 - 27 2022 //
GQ Ridas Ride
Rocky Mount NC
William 252-406-3626, MoMo 252-907-8902


March 31- April 3 2022 // (Ride up to 4 days)
Southern Trail Rider’s Trail Ride 
Location 634 Lamar Highway, Timmonsville SC
WAGONS WELCOME Riders $35 and all others $20. Electric and water hookups $5.00 per night. 843-346-3878


CANCELLED FOR SPRING 2021
Hicksboro Trail Ride

763 Robin Crest Rd, Oxford, NC27565
$25 per rider
No buggy trails, no alcoholic beverages, overnight camping, neg-coggins a must. DJ  Sat night 6-11pm
Danny Norwood 252-492-6590; Craig O'Brien 919-846-7094. www.Hicksborotrailride.com



April




April 1 - 3 2022 //
PG Express Ride
Mebane NC
Clyde 336-263-6834, Jim 336-516-8114


April 1 - 3 2022 

Eastern Rowan Saddle Club Spring Wagon Train

333 Saddle Club Dr, Rockwell NC 

$20 at gate, $15 11-17 and 10 and under free. Includes camping, Rides, and 3 meals Sat. Arena games Sat night

WAGONS WELCOME www.eastrowansaddleclub.com

April 7 - 10 2022
WNC Wagon Train
50 Wadhams Place Franklin NC
Wagon Master Wayne Dutton. 
Info @ WNCwagon Train Facebook or http://www.wncwagontrainnc.com/


April 8 - 10 2022 //
Barnyard Bandits Annual Trail Ride
500 Wellons Rd, Smithfield NC
$10 Everyone
Johnny 919-524-1447, ken 919-487-7906


April 8 - 10 2022

Sugar Shack Hunt Club Benefit Ride 
530 Country Club Road LaCrosse VA

Trail ride for Mecklenburg Co. Cancer Association. BRING A COPY OF YOUR COGGINS TO GIVE THEM. Melissa Baird 434-755-5041 call or text Angie Ezell-Clary 434-865-2110 Sugar Shack Hunt Club on FB 

April 7 - 10 2022 //
Great American Trail Horse Sale
Virginia Horse Center, Lexington VA
wwww.greatamericantrailhorsesale.com/


April 8 - 10 2022
Lumber River Spring Fling
429 Tar Landing Evergreen NC 28438
$50 per person includes hookup (water, electricity, lot) bathhouses, 2 nights of supper/dancing; 
WAGONS WELCOME. 910-654-9985 http://www.lumberrivertrailride.com/trailrides.htm


April 10 2021

SEAT  Spring Fling Ride

Tidewater Horse Trails in Ivor VA

$20 Non Menbers, 15 Members

SEAT on FB or www.seat-va-org


April 6 - 10 2022 //
Wonderful Weekend in Ward SC Horse ride
1955 Hwy 23 Ward SC 29166
WAGONS WELCOME. (803) 685-7301 or http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1114903481#!/pages/Ward-Sc-Events-Wonderful-Weekend-in- 


April 15 - 17 2022 //
Happy Trail Riders Ride
Chase City VA
"Big John" 703-965-1814, Bug 703-965-1519


April 22 - 24 2022 //
West Stanly Saddle Club Wagon Train
13154 Saddle Club Rd, Oakboro, North Carolina 28129
WAGONS WELCOME and horses are all welcome! Come down and help us celebrate 51 years of horsing around!
Free primitive camping Friday and Saturday. Will have bingo Friday at 7 pm. The ride is free and starts around 10am on Saturday the 13th. 9 miles to the sand bar 9 miles back. West Stanley Hunt Club on FB


April 23 2022 //

Annual Uwharrie Bigfoot Ride
Canebreak Horse Camp, 488 MCLEANS CREEK Rd, Troy, North Carolina 27371
NOT AN ORGANIZED RIDE, go as you please, eat what you bring. https://www.facebook.com/events/224352984965609/​


April 19 - 24 2022 //
Mule Days at Leatherwood
512 Meadow Road, off Elk Creek Darby Road, Ferguson, NC 28624
$ Contact for pricing
Trail rides, parade, cook off, sale mules,fun show, obstacles. http://www.leatherwoodmountains.com. Carolinamuleassociation.com, Shannon Hoffman 919-754-7568, Res 336-973-5044


April 22 - 24 2022

​Ride @ Howell Woods

6601 Devils Racetrack Road four Oaks NC

10.00 per day for Howel woods camping free ride starts at 10:00 clock none club members are welcome hope to see y’all soon camping Friday and Saturday night more information call 919-868-2287 WAGONS WELCOME


April 22 - 24 2022
Lucky Spade Ranch Ride
4917 NC-55, Kinston, NC 
Located on 500 acres with 15 miles of trails! Invite your horse friends and come out to ride!! We will have live music, bonfire, and food included in the pricing! Make sure to RSVP so we know roughly how many people to expect - Must have current coggins Call or text at 910-515-0332 or PM me on Facebook. Lucky Spade Ranch Horse Trail Ride | Facebook


April 22 - 24 2022 // (Pre-Registration Required)
Fleetwood Community Center Trail Ride
1357 Crabtree Falls Hwy Roseland VA
Mountain riding, flat camp with NO HOOKUPS. Shower, toilet and horse water available. Download registration forms at https://fleetwoodcc1995.wixsite.com/home. Registration must be received by April 20. Email ridefleetwoodtrails@gmail.com for more information


CANCELLED April 22 - 24 2022
Independent Riders/P & P Productions
Castalia NC
Marvin "Lumberjack" 252-469-0030, Jeff 252-903-2607


April 25 2021 (Day Ride)
Bull Run Hunt Club Historical Cedar Mountain Trail Ride

​8544 Maple Lawn Ln, Rapidan VA

Unique opportunity to trail ride on horseback through the historic Civil War battlefields between Orange County and Culpeper County that are not usually open to the public for riding! Bull Run Trail Ride | Facebook


April 23 - 25 2021 \\
Horses for Hope Benefit Trail Ride

Whinny Works Stables. 27323 Harold Morris Rd Wagram NC
$35 per Adult, Camping is included this year and we've added an obstacle course. You can do the ride, the obstacle course or both. Stalls are available for an additional fee. Carmalee@horsesforhope.org or 919-434-8055. https://www.facebook.com/events/832646313743855/​

April 29 - May 1 2022 // 
“NASH” (Nash Autism Seeking Hope) Ride for Reason
Brinkleyville Hunting Club 20982 Hwy 48 Enfield, NC 27823
$30 adult, 16 - 13 $10. 12 and under free, $10 per person camping & dinner only
Amanda Winstead 252-443-9403 x 221; Chris Collie 252-903-0877; Michael Cooper252-883-6843 www.autism-society.org


April 25 2020 DAY RIDE

Ride at Historic Coles Hill 

1040 Coles Rd Chatham VA

https://www.facebook.com/events/204689777251397/?notif_t=event_cancel&notif_id=1584624826445950

April 29 - May 2 2021

WNC Wagon Train

180 grays ridge road, Tuckasegee, NC.

Gathering Thursday evening. Riding Friday Saturday and Sunday.
http://www.wncwagontrainnc.com/  Wnc Wagon Train | Facebook


April 29 - May 1 2022 //
NC Black Cowboys Ride
Pinetops NC
Willie 252-908-2965, Doretha 252-567-3714


April 30 - May 3 2021

Bigfoot ride @ Uwharrie and 4B farms

4b Farm on FB or camp anywhere in Uwharrie

Upcoming Events – 4B Farm & Campground (4bfarmandcampground.com




MAY 





May 1 2022 (Day Ride)

Dragon Run Easter Egg Ride

New Quarter Farm Gloucester co VA

​Host, Angie Leigh at 804-815-0417. Event Mgr, Jen Smith: DragonRunSaddleClub@yahoo.com 


May 1 2022 (Day Ride)

Safari Ride at the Ark

3224 Medlin Rd, Monroe, NC

$30 donation per rider will include lunch. Why Not An American Ark Ride Sunday, May 1, 2022
Rain date the following Sunday May 8th.You will be able to ride on the 277 acres of the Ark.
see the camels, zebras, zebu, cavies, llamas, etc
Ride the cross country course, Ride/swim with your horse in the pond,Search for “wild” animals on your ride
There are three arenas and a covered arena. Safari Ride Fundraising Horse Trail Ride at the Ark | Facebook


May 6 - 8 2022 //
Beautancus Saddle Club Annual SPRING RIDE
269 Marcia Jones Rd, Mt. Olive, NC 28365
$20.00 per rider. Hookups available but limited, Food available to purchase @ lunch
https://www.facebook.com/beautancustrailride/​


May 6 - 8 2022 
Centerville Spring Ride
98 Alert Rd Louisburg NC
$30 a rider
Robert Lloyd 919 496 5120 and Renee Collins 919 497 6447.
FB Franklin Co Trailblazers​​


May 6 - 8 2022 //
Lumber River St Jude Ride
429 Tar Landing Evergreen NC 28438
$50 per person includes hookup (water, electricity, lot) bathhouses, 2 nights of supper/dancing;
WAGONS WELCOME. 910-654-9985 http://www.lumberrivertrailride.com/trailrides.htm


May 6 - 8 2022 //
Amelia Spring Trail Ride
7720 Mount Zion Rd. Jetersville, VA 23083
$55 per adult, $35 for children 11-16, 10 and under FREE. Includes camping and all food Sat.
Register at website. NO STALLIONS & NO DOGS ON TRAILS. Wanda Walker 804-561-6633 or 804-513-1319 http://www.ameliaspringstrailride.com/


May 6 - 8 2022 //
Circle-Up Club
Clarkton NC
Ed 910-918-5863, Ernie 910-770-1153


May 6 - 8 2022 (Pre-Registration Required)
Eastern Shore Trail Ride, Benefit North Hampton Fire & Rescue
7169 Cedar Grove Farm Rd, Machipongo, VA 23405
The Rides are limited to 250 riders and horses, and registration is in advance only. No admittance at the trail head without confirmed registration. http://www.easternshoretrailride.com


May 13 - 15 2022

Jamie Jennings Memorial Ride 

1168 Cluster Springs Road South Boston VA​

$30 a rider, WAGONS WELCOME, Band Sat Night

​Chris 434-579-5338 Tommy 434-575-4577

Southside Virginia Horse Council - Posts | Facebook


May 13 - 15 2022 //
Southside VA Horse Council Annual Ride for Hope Trail Ride and Wagon Train
1168 Cluster Springs Rd, South Boston, VA 24592
$30 Weekend $15 dinner/dance, $5 Dance, Children 12 under free
WAGONS WELCOME. Benefit for the Halifax County Cancer Association.
Southside Va Horse Council on Facebook


May 16 2021 (Day ride)
Tidewater Horse Trails Fall Ride

37093 Warrique Road Ivor VA 
http://www.tidewaterhorsetrail.com/calendarandevents.html​


May 14 - 16 2021 

4B Annual Benefit Ride

346 Mullinix road Trot NC

Auction, Ride, entertainment, cowboy church

4B farm on FB, 910-606-1052


CANCELLED FOR SPRING 2021 May 21 - 23 2021
Sandhills Spring ride

Robert J. Gordon Field Trial Barn, Hoffman NC
$25 a rider (includes meal). $10 for corral, $5 for stalls. Contact Janet Wallace 910-334-3204
Wagons Welcome https://www.facebook.com/events/211518025848278/


May 20 - 22 2022 //

Guilford Co Knight Riders

Greensboro NC

Short Dog 336-987-4206, Bird 336-362-5803


May 27 - 29 2022 //
Black Gum Saddle Club
Charles City VA
Albert 804-317-6348, Donald 804-896-0618


May 27 - 29 2022

Bob Newcomb Family Farm Relay for Life Ride

4202 Hwy 15 Oxford NC 

Adults $30, 12 to 18 $15, Children free

Ride, dance, auction, dinner

Francesgarrett1943@gmail.com 252-425-8267


May 27 - 29 2022 //
Lumber River Memorial Day Ride
429 Tar Landing Evergreen NC 28438
$50 per person includes hookup (water, electricity, lot) bathhouses, 2 nights of supper/dancing;
WAGONS WELCOME. 910-654-9985 http://www.lumberrivertrailride.com/trailrides.htm


May 29 - 30 2022 //
M&K Ranch Ride
Wilson NC
Moses 252-315-8264, Karen 252-360-7146


May 30- 

Hoffman Wagon Ride

Wagram NC

WAGONS WELCOME Don Stroud 252-569-7551​​

May 23 - 25 2020
Fort Valley Ranch Spring Memorial Day Trail Ride

299 S Fort Valley Rd, Fort Valley VA
$50 a rider
Marked trails on the Ranch and in the National Forest. This is a MOUNTAIN trail ride , 4 shoes or boots required, conditioned horses. Beautiful ridge views of the Shenandoah Valley and River, including Kennedy's Peak. $50 per person includes: Catered Dinner Sat Night, Breakfast Sat. and Sun.; marked trails on the Ranch and in the National Forest. (Bunkhouse Cabins, Camping hook-ups or no hook-ups, corrals, paddocks, picket, etc. are available at normal prices) fortvalleyranch.com
​​


May 21 - 23 2022 //
Burtons Bayside Farm Benefit Trail Ride
3103 Townfield Drive , Cape Charles VA 23316
$40 per rider
https://www.facebook.com/groups/262341013921455/​


May 28 - 30 2022

Granville County Rlay for Life Ride

4202 Us Hwy 15S Oxford NC 

$30 Adults, $15 kids, 12 & Under Free

Granville County Trail Ride Facebook


May 28 - 30 2021 \\ 
Kanawha Valley Arena Shriners Ride
121 Kanawha Ridge Rd Dugspur VA
$25 per rider
Trail Ride & Music festival June, featuring live bands, dancing, vendors, food, drink and good ol fashion fun.
(704) 619-0433 Tommy Brown https://www.facebook.com/KanawhaValleyArena/


May 30 - June 3 2022
Loretta Lynns Semi Annual Trail Ride
Hurricane Mills TN
https://www.facebook.com/events/770995416718281/




June 




June 3 - 5 2022 //
NC Rangers Ride
Hoffman NC
Kenny 910-975-6424, Paul 910-730-5173


June 11 - 13 2021

Horses for Hope Ride

Iron Mountain Horse Camp 4449 Arrowhead Dr. Ivanhoe, VA

$25 Camping and stalls available. Potluck dinner Friday & Sat
Ironmountainhorsecamp.com https://www.horsesforhope.org/2021-trail-ride-fundraiser/ Carmalee and 919-434-8055


June 10 - 12 2022 //

Midland Outlaws Ride
Midland VA
Bruce 540-222-0111, Ervin 540-316-7700


June 11 2022 (appears to be a day event only)

Back in the Saddle Benefit Ride

Mountain Creek Rd. Oxford NC
40$ per rider for Pre registration, 60$ at the gate (venmo or cash only) 25$ Spectator fee, registration forms to be filled out for both options as a catered meal is included with every registration fee as well as a donation to B.I.T.S.
Gate opens at 8:30am Trail starts at 10am lunch around 1pm Trail ends around 4pm
https//:backinthesaddlebenefitride.godaddysites.com
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June 17 - 19 2022 //
Hoke Co Wagon Train & Trail Ride
1201 Alec Baker Rd. Raeford, NC
$10 per rider, $5 Kids (Ride on Friday 16)
WAGONS WELCOME. Facebook.com/hokecountywagontrain or Frankie Wilson 910 286-1307

June 17 - 19 2022 //
Heels, Hooves & Wheels Explosion Ride
Zebulon, NC
Harrison 919-796-5467, Derrius 919-278-8857


(TBD) June 24 - 26 2022  //

Hinton Saddle Club

Pittsboro NC

Mark 919-606-2776




July



July 4 - 7 2019

Fort Valley HTCAA ride VA

Fort Valley Ranch 299 S Fort Valley Rdn Fort Valley VA

Marked trails on the Ranch and in the National Forest. Beautiful ridge views of the Shenandoah Valley and River. $15 Buffet Dinner Saturday Night. This is a MOUNTAIN trail ride, 4 shoes or boots required. (Bunkhouse Cabins, Camping W/E or primitive, corrals, paddocks, picket, etc. are at normal prices, discount for HTCAA members).​ https://www.facebook.com/events/348935299265458/


July 1 - 9 2022

WNC Wagon Train

Heritage Park, 175 Wilson Street Andrews NC

Wagon Master Wayne Dutton. 

Info @ WNCwagon Train Facebook or http://www.wncwagontrainnc.com/

July 3 2021
Mountain Man trail ride

Town of Love Valley 133 Henry Martin Trail Love Valley NC

Love Valley Horseman's Assoc | Facebook Julie Sneed 704-838-6957  Butch Adams 704-467-4123


July 1 - 3 2022 //

Black Bottom Cowboys Ride

Siler City NC

Justin 919-799-3540, Kisha 919-200-8288

July 8 - 10 2022 // 
Shadow Riders Saddle Club Ride
Peachland NC
Willie B 704-369-9362, James T 704-724-7289


July 13 2019 at 7 PM – 10 PM 

Red Mountain Hounds Moonlight Ride
603 Bill Poole Rd, Rougemont, NC 27572-9692

Cost $40 per Rider

Ride is approx 2 hours
Please RSVP to Dell Edwards: 919-259-2433 Or redmountainhounds@aol.com

July 15 - 17 2022 //
Triple B Ranch Ride
Tar Heel NC
BeeBee 910-874-2115

July 22 - 24 2022 //
Brighttown Riders Saddle Club
Clinton NC
Connell 910-385-6570 Allen 910-973-2252
​​


July 29 - 31 2022 //
Him Daddy's Trail Riders Ride 
Kenly NC
Him Daddy 252-661-9230 Annie 252-661-3745






August


 


CANCELLED Aug 5 - 7 2022 //
Horseshoe Bandits Ride
Warsaw NC
Marcus 910-545-9096, Greg 910-271-6046


Aug 12 - 14 2022 // 
Frogsboro Annual Wagon Train & Trail Ride
388 Fuqua Road, Leesburg NC
The ride is FREE. Plates available on Sat. Nite for purchase.
WAGONS WELCOME (CHALLENGING TRAILS FOR TEAMSTERS). Jean (336) 263-4655 or Ralph (336) 562-5178. Tigercat2@embarqmail.com


Aug 12 - 14 2022 //
Warrenton Posse Ride
Soul City NC
Keith 919-339-2584, Wilbert 919-497-6230
 

Aug 19 - 21 2022 //
Ebony Horsemen Ride
Shelby NC
Chuck 704-284-8864, Six 704-200-8419


Aug 26 - 28 2022 //
VA Villians & Cowboy P Beach Trail Ride
1302 Plantation Rd Surry VA
ECTRA Members free, Non members $11. Ride the river! DJ, Dinner and primitive parking. Cowboy P 757-663-1046, Ricky 804-943-3138


Aug 30 - Sept 2 2019
Lakeview Plantation Labor Day Trail Ride
 
875 Cedar Knoll Rd, Fairfax, South Carolina 29827

$55 fee includes camping, water, sewer, electricity, well maintained trails, excellent facilities. CALL SHARON HADDEN AT (706) 831-1738 FOR RESERVATIONS. lakeviewplantation@barnwellsc.com



September



Sept 2 - 4 2022 //

Regulators/Torain Ranch Ride

Ramseur NC

Joe Brady 910-315-6340 Jay Torrian 336-362-5803


Sept 1 - 4 2022 //
WNC Wagon Train and Trail Ride
145 Grays Ridge Road Tuckaseegee NC
Family $30, Single $20
WAGONS WELCOME  http://www.wncwagontrainnc.com/ or WNC Wagon Train Facebook


Sept 2 - 4 2022 //
Lumber River Campground LABOR DAY RIDE
429 Tar Landing Evergreen NC 28438
$50 per person includes hookup (water, electricity, lot) bathhouses, 2 nights of supper/dancing; 
WAGONS WELCOME. http://www.lumberrivertrailride.com/trailrides.htm


 (Not confirmed) Sept 3 2022 //
NCQHA Hugh Causey Memorial Trail Ride
Moses H. Cone State Park Blowing Rock NC
$40 - $55 depending. Save the Date! Open to ALL BREEDS! Details at the Link Below:
http://ncqha.com/events-calendar/hugh-causey-trail-ride.


Sept 8 - 11 2022

Plum Branch Saddle Club Trail Ride

181 Saddle Club Rd Plum Branch SC

Plum Branch Saddle Club Facebook​


Sept 9 - 11 2022 //
O&G Festival Ride @ Gooch's Place
Knightdale NC
Otis 919-250-8287, Gooch 919-250-8288

Sept 9 - 11 2022 // 
Beautancus Saddle Club Annual FALL RIDE
269 Marcia Jones Rd, Mt. Olive, NC 28365
$20 per rider.Hookups available but limited. Food available for purchase at the lunch stop
https://www.facebook.com/beautancustrailride/


Sept 17 2022 //

Tripp's Dale Farm Plow Day & Ride

Winterville NC

WAGONS WELCOME NC Work Horse & Mule Association on Facebook


Sept 12 - 18 2022

Loretta Lynns Semi Annual Trail Ride

Hurricane Mills TN

https://www.facebook.com/events/770995416718281/

Sept 16 - 18 2022 //
Friendship Saddle Club
Kittrell NC
Lamar 919-906-6985, Thomas 919-496-552


Sept 16 - 18 2022 // 
Dylan Moore Days
Halifax CO 4-H Complex, Dog Pound Rd, Halifax NC
$35 Preregister encouraged.
https://dylanmooredays.org/celebration-days/trail-ride/

Sept 16 - 18 2022 //

West Stanly Saddle Club Wagon Train
13154 Saddle Club Rd, Oakboro, North Carolina 28129
WAGONS WELCOME and horses are all welcome! Come down and help us celebrate 51 years of horsing around!
Free primitive camping Friday and Saturday. Will have bingo Friday at 7 pm. The ride is free and starts around 10am on Saturday the 13th. 9 miles to the sand bar 9 miles back. West Stanley Hunt Club on FB


Sept 17 2022

Poker Trail Ride

1277 Park Rd Blacksburg SC
Come out to Kings Mountain State Park for a super fun poker trail ride!!! Hosted by the Carolina Rawhide Riders!!
September 17, 10am-2pm. Only $25 for each buy in!! If you want lunch we will provide it for an additional $10!
Please pre-register by September 10th and send PayPal to Carolinarawhideriders@gmail.com
Unlimited buy in’s for a better chance at winning $$! More details to come!
Any questions please ask Jodie Blaisure on Facebook


Sept 16 - 18 2022 //
Cluster Springs Vol FD Annual Ride for Hope Trail Ride
1168 Cluster Springs Rd South Boston VA 24592
More info call 434-575-4577 https://www.facebook.com/CSVFD7/


Sept 16 - 18 2022 //
Amelia Springs Trail Ride
7720 Mount Zion Rd. Jetersville, VA 23083
$55 per adult, $35 for children 11-16, 10 and under FREE. Includes camping and all food Sat.
No STALLIONS & NO DOGS ON TRAILS. Wanda Walker 804-561-6633 or 804-513-1319 http://www.ameliaspringstrailride.com/


Sept 16 - 18 2022 (Pre-Registration Required) //
Eastern Shore Trail Ride, Benefit North Hampton Fire & Rescue
7169 Cedar Grove Farm Rd, Machipongo, VA 23405
The Rides are limited to 250 riders and horses, and registration is in advance only. No admittance at the trail head without confirmed registration. http://www.easternshoretrailride.com


Sept 16 - 18 2022 //
Sandhills Fall Ride
J. Robert Gordon Field Trial Barn, 359 Baggets Lake Lane Hoffman, NC
$25.00 per person for the weekend...kids under 12 are our guest.
Janet Wallace 910-334-3204 Sandhills Trail Ride Facebook


Sept 23 - 24 2022 //
Triple K Ranch Saddle Club Trail Ride and Gaming Event 
505 Big Branch Road Delco NC
Riders FREE, All others $10 a day
Gates open Thursday September 21,2017 @ 12:noon. Any questions please contact Gitterman 910-232-1193, Ray 478-335-4915 or Tiger 910-470-2801.  https://www.facebook.com/events/344315972658904/


Sept 22 - 25 2022 (Pre-Registration Required) //
Fleetwood Community Center Trail Ride
1357 Crabtree Falls Hwy Roseland VA
Mountain riding, flat camp with NO HOOKUPS. Shower, toilet and horse water available. Fleetwood Community Center Trail Ride on Facebook. Email ridefleetwoodtrails@gmail.com for more information 


Sept 22 - 25  2022 // 
BENSON Mule Days
Benson NC (town wide!)
WAGONS WELCOME. Rodeos, Mule competitions, Trail Ride, Street dances…so much to do & see! Ride all around the town of Benson. NOT your average trail ride. http://www.bensonmuledays.com/


Sep 23 - 25 2022 //

Cloninger Ford Annual Wild Bear Ride
Anita Alta Youth and Horse Camp 2929 Mulberry Creek Rd, Lenoir, North Carolina 28645
Cost is $60 for the weekend.

$60 provides your family paid membership to the horse camp thru Dec 2021. With your membership you can return anytime and camp for $3.00 a night. Membership dues are used for campground and trail improvement projects. Primitive camping. Porta-Potty’s on both sides of the creek will be available. Onsite Potable Water available and a creek that runs thru the campground. High line poles throughout the campground. Generators allowed until 11.00PM. 48 miles of trails available for all levels. Maps available and guided rides out of camp on the Anita Alta Property and adjacent Boone’s Fork

Forest(4) Wild Bear Ride | Facebook


CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER, NEW DATE MAY BE PLANNED Sept 30 - Oct 2 2022 //
Bounty Hunters Annual Ride 
Buckhorn Reserve, 8887 Sullivan Road , Kenly NC
Riders FREE, Non Riders $10
https://www.facebook.com/events/734078140063290/ Joe 252-371-0047, Mr. Roy 252-291-0113




October

 

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER Sept 30 - Oct 2 2022 // 
Centerville Fall Ride
Alert Rd Louisburg NC
$30 a rider
Robert Lloyd 919 496 5120 and Renee Collins 919 497 6447
Gates open at noon Friday. Chicken and BBQ by Lancaster’s catering Saturday night. NO DJ this time. 18 mile trail, shorter rides available


Oct 2 - 4 2020 //
Oak Hills Trail & Wagon Ride

113 Robins Walk Rd, Saluda, SC 29138
$45.00 Adults,  $20.00 for day ride and lunch.
WAGONS WELCOME. www.oaklandhillstrailride.com Lesa Bledsoe 846-993-3072 or 864-993-3090 Jason Long 864-933-8044.


Oct 2 2021
​SHA Fall Trail Ride

Croft State Park Rd, Spartanburg SC
SHA Fall Trail Ride | Facebook


Oct 7 - 9 2022

Ecklin & Hardison Farms Trail Ride

4055 Hwy 33E Chocowinity NC

​$25.00 entry fee, Dinner Friday night, Breakfast Saturday Morning and Dinner Saturday Night for sale!

New trail route, extended and added trails, and Obstacles added.

Ecklin & Hardison Farms Facebook

Oct 8 2022 //
Love Valley Chili Cook-off
160 Henry Martin Trail, Love Valley NC
Go to Love Valley website for details & cost
http://www.malovevalley.com/chilicookoff12.html


Oct 7 - 9 2022 //
Coats 103rd farmers day and trail ride
118 Graham St., Coats, Nc 27521
$10 Riders, $5 Non-Riders
 https://www.facebook.com/events/421768691352451/


Oct 13 - 15 2019 (yes it is Sunday threw Tues & Pre-Registration Required)

Homestead Fall Trail Ride
The Omni Homestead Resort 7696 Sam Snead Hwy, Hot Springs, Virginia 24445

 https://virginiatrailridersinc.com and download an entry form


Oct 15 - 17 2021 // (Pre-Registration by Oct 8)
Bull Pasture Mountain Ranch Fall Ride

2652 Keister Hollow Road, McDowell VA
https://www.bullpasturemountainranch.com/events.php

Oct 14 - 16 2022 //
Southern Trail Rider’s Trail Ride
Location 634 Lamar Highway, Timmonsville SC
Riders $30 and all others $20. Electric and water hookups $5.00 per night
843-346-3878
Music Friday and Saturday night. Tack auction Saturday night.


Oct 14 - 16 2022 //
Sugar Shack Hunt Club Benefit Ride 
530 Country Club Road LaCrosse VA
Trail ride for Mecklenburg Co. Cancer Association. BRING A COPY OF YOUR COGGINS TO GIVE THEM. Melissa Baird 434-755-5041 call or text Angie Ezell-Clary 434-865-2110 Sugar Shack Hunt Club on FB


(Ride not finalized) Oct 15 2022

H Cooper Black Cheraw SC

Saddle up for St Jude Ride & Poker Run​

Meghan Fry Facebook


Oct 21 - 23 2022 (RSVP)
Lucky Spade Ranch Ride
4917 NC-55, Kinston, NC 
Located on 500 acres with 15 miles of trails! Invite your horse friends and come out to ride!! We will have live music, bonfire, and food included in the pricing! Make sure to RSVP so we know roughly how many people to expect - Must have current coggins Call or text at 910-515-0332 or PM me on Facebook. Lucky Spade Ranch Horse Trail Ride | Facebook


Oct 14 - 16 2022 //
NC Trailbred Riders

Charlotte NC
Jamal 704-584-8796


Oct 21 - 23 2022 //
Easy Riders Saddle Club 
Salters SC
Levone 843-259-6292, Sabrina 843-940-5364


NO LONGER HOLDING ORGANIZED RIDES 
​The Cabins Trail Ride @ Kings Mountain
1008 Apple Road, Blacksburg SC (take the PARK RD ENTRANCE)
$45 person full weekend. Includes lunch and DJ Fri & Sat night


Oct 27 - 30 2022 //
Manchester Trail Riders Fall Ride (Pre-registration Required)
Mill Creek Campground 7997 Milford Plantation Rd Pinewood SC
$45 Thurs - Sun, Sat Dinner additional $11 and purchased at gate.
WAGONS WELCOME
Must Call and Pre-register for spot and stall. Marcha Boykin 803-773-1308 or 803-968-2806 before 10pm. Stalls $40 for weekend


Oct 28 - 30 2022 //
Lumber River Campground SPOOKTACULAR RIDE
429 Tar Landing Road Evergreen NC 28438
$50 per person includes hookup (water, electricity, lot) bathhouses, 2 nights of supper/dancing; $20 for kids 9-15; 8 and under free; $8 per night stall rent (8’x9’) + shavings. WAGONS WELCOME. Friday 8am until Sunday 4pm; Cabin Rental - $60 per night (in addition to admission fee). Minimum 2 night rental of cabins on trail ride weekends. (TRICK OR TREAT AROUND THE CAMPGROUND & HAUNTED HAYRIDE SAT. NITE!!!)
http://www.lumberrivertrailride.com/trailrides.htm


Oct 28 - 29 2022 //
All In Cowboys 

Durham NC

Sandie 919-908-4223, Chester 919-885-8848


Oct 28 - 30 2022 //

Love Valley Halloween Festivities & Street Dance. Mountain Man ride Oct 30
160 Henry Martin Trail, Love Valley NC
Go to Love Valley website for details & cost
http://www.malovevalley.com/halloweenpartyflyer.html




November



Nov 3 - 6 2022 //
Annual Heart Association Beach Ride
1113 44th avenue N Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
PRE REGISTRATION REQUIRED!! Minimum donation required.
www.ahabeachride.org WAGONS WELCOME


Nov 5 - 7 2021

Sisters With Horses SWH Trail Ride

120 McCarren Trail, Love Valley NC

Angie 614.619.7916 or Nazirah 704.615.0650


Nov 6 2021 
Annual Trail Ride At Millstone Farm to Benefit Wings of Hope Ranch

​10600 Cosby Mill Road Quinton, VA

2021 Annual Trail Ride At Millstone Farm to Benefit Wings of Hope Ranch | Facebook

Nov 9 - 13 2022 //
Wonderful Weekend in Ward SC Horse ride
1955 Hwy 23 Ward SC 29166
(803) 685-7301 or http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1114903481#!/pages/Ward-Sc-Events-Wonderful-Weekend-in-Ward/178058008915704
http://www.wardride.com/index.html


Nov 11 - 13 2022
Ecklin & Hardison Farms St. Judes Charity Trail Ride

4055 Hwy 33E Chocowinity NC
​$25.00 entry fee, Dinner Friday night, Breakfast Saturday Morning and Dinner Saturday Night for sale!
New trail route, extended and added trails, and Obstacles added.
Ecklin & Hardison Farms Facebook


Nov 18 - 20 2022
Papa Pete’s Family Farm Trail Ride, Ride for Dylan
2007 Cartertown Rd Clinton NC
$20 per rider $10 non rider for the weekend. 
Papa Petes Family Farm on Facebook or Anthony Pope (910) 214-4310

Nov 18 - 20 2022 //
Lumber River THANKSGIVING RIDE
429 Tar Landing Evergreen NC 28438
$50 per person includes hookup (water, electricity, lot) bathhouses, 2 nights of supper/dancing; $20 for kids 9-15; 8 and under free; $8 per night stall rent (8’x9’) + shavings. WAGONS WELCOME. Friday 8am until Sunday 4pm; Cabin Rental - $60 per night (in addition to admission fee). Minimum 2 night rental of cabins on trail ride weekends. Cabins include two double beds, bathroom with shower, microwave, refrigerator, and television. Picnic tables and grills are located adjacent to each cabin. http://www.lumberrivertrailride.com/trailrides.htm



 
December