At left – Riding at Hocking Hills
Here are some At Large members enjoying Buck Creek State Park.
At Large Committee of OHC represents members from Ohio and other states around our country with no county chapter affiliation. At Large members are entitled to the same benefits as county chapter members including access to equine liability insurance and voting rights at state meetings. At any time during the year, an At Large member can join a local chapter. The Featured Image to the left was taken at Hocking Hills. If you email your picture to Anne Hunter, you could be the Featured Image for next month. Happy Trails Ya’ll!
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Past Events › At Large Chapter Ohio Horseman's Council
Located in southwest Ohio, the 3741-acre Caesar Creek State Park offers 37 miles of bridle trails through open meadows, fields and forests adjacent to Caesar Creek Lake and Caesar Creek. They vary in length in length, terrain, treadways and difficulty. See additional information in Gallery. The horseman’s camp has 23 primitive campsites, tie rails and picket posts, stock water, restrooms and a shelter house. Warren County OHC supports and maintains these trails. The main trailhead is out of Horsemans Camp.…Find out more »
About 20 miles of trails are maintained by the Jefferson Co. and Carroll Co. chapters of the Ohio Horseman’s Council. Most are narrow trails and can be steep in places. The trails are well-marked and shared with hike and bike although you will not see bike and maybe a few hikers picking berries or mushrooms. Dry in most areas but can be wet on Logan and Trillium. Look for bypasses around the wet areas. Trail condition during winter/wet weather: Muddy…Find out more »
Information to be added. The days shown, Aug 1-4 are for trail work. Bring your brute strength, clippers, Advil for back aches. To download a pdf file of the Gibby flyer, click here: Gibby 2022.Find out more »
Barkcamp State Park has 27 electric sites in a large, shady campground for equestrians. There is a horse wash area, potable water, high lines and large pavillion for gathering together for dinner. Within walking distance is a large shower house and camp store for ice and snacks. The trails are well marked and depending on the trail, they are easy to challenging with views of Belmont Lake. There are 30 miles of trails are maintained by Belmont County OHC volunteers…Find out more »
This 9,000 acre state forest, named after a Native-American trail which ran from Chillicothe to Portsmouth, lies within the Scioto River valley. There are 26 miles of multi-use trails which wind through the forested hills and valleys of the forest on primitive, single-track natural-surface treadways. There are some steep or long climbs and many shallow stream crossings. These trails are shared by equestrians, hikers and mountain bikers. There are two trailheads large enough for horse trailers. Both have dirt/stone surfaces…Find out more »
Five separate trails of 35 miles of trails weave through the hardwood forests on the south side of the Mohican River. The trails range from wide enough for 2-3 horses to single-track and all are on natural surfaces. Trail is shared with mountain bikes on short sections of the blue trail. There are many long climbs and shallow creek crossings. The Green/Orange trails connect to the Mohican Lodge. The day-use trailhead is a grassy field with tie rails. Restrooms nearby. …Find out more »
The 300-acre Van Buren State Park is quietly nestled in a small but valued remnant of woodland surrounded by beautiful corn, wheat and soybean fields. Four bridle trails with 12 miles pass through a beech/maple forest adjacent to Van Buren Lake. The trails are relatively flat and have a natural-surface treadway. The Horse Camp is a circular drive around a grassy area with lots of shade. There are 30 campsites, 9 with electric, potable water, high lines, picnic tables and…Find out more »
There are 18 miles of bridle trails on flat to gently sloping terrain in mixed hardwood forests on the east side of Acton Lake. Trail surface is dirt-covered with some gravel. There are moderate slopes and shallow water crossings. Trails maintained by Preble County Chapter OHC. Because of the popularity of this park, check on park websites to see if you need a reservation for camping, particularly on weekends and holidays Online reservations available at www.ohiostateparks.reserveamerica.com or call 866- OHIOPARKS…Find out more »
Please be advised: There will be a marathon run Saturday, September 16th from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. at West Branch State Park. The race starts and ends at the swimming beach on the south side of the lake. The halfway point will be the day parking lot with parts of the red trail being utilized. We suggest that horseback riders use the parking areas under the powerlines and avoid the red trail until 1 p.m. It is unclear how…Find out more »
Glow Stick Moonlight Trail Ride Meet at West Branch State Park (Horse Day Parking Lot) at 6 p.m. so horses and riders can acclimate to the glow stick lit path. Upon arrival, volunteers will direct you to parking, which is limited, so hitch a ride with a friend if possible. Bring your camera or phone to capture this amazing night ride, and a flashlight or headlamp to help see the trail. Have fun decorating yourself and your horse with glow…Find out more »
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