$750 regional grants
NW    Sandusky — at Sandusky county park (Christy Nature Preserve) Trail Maintenance
NE    Cuyahoga — Cleveland metro park — South Chagrin Reservation Stone for driveway and parking
CEN Clark — Buck Creek State Park — Stone for driveway and parking
SW   Pike — Pike State Forest — Trail Maintenance
SE    Harrison — Harrison State Forest — Trail Maintenance (stone)


                                    $5,000 matching grants

Erie — Edison Woods Preserve — Trail Repair - $500
Columbiana — Beaver Creek State Park — New tie lines and stone for tie lines - $1500
Fairfield — Hocking State Forest Horse Camp — Tie line repairs - $500
Monroe — New horse trails at Plainview. (Wayne National Forest) -Stone for new parking lot - $2000
Carroll county — Jefferson Lake State Park — Trail Maintenance - $500

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Win a chance to ride along with Best of America by Horseback! Print and mail the ticket with your check to Ohio Horseman's Council Youth Program Chair. $10 per ticket and all proceeds go to the OHC youth program which finances several weekend and week-long youth horsemanship camps as well as scholarship opportunities for youth!

Achieving a milestone of 25,000 miles in the saddle was a team effort for Penny Passalacqua and her Tennessee walking horses Trooper and Lightning. President of the Cuyahoga County chapter of Ohio Horseman’s Council, she has enjoyed most of her riding time on the trails of the Cleveland Metroparks. Her family’s farm is adjacent to the South Chagrin Reservation, so within a few minutes Penny can transport her mind and spirit to the beauty that exists in the South Chagrin reservation which is one of seven draped around Cleveland. The Metroparks offer 100 miles of equine trails.

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Congratulations Tom Bahl,  2017 Gibby Award Recipient. Tom is a Wayne County OHC member is truely represents "horseman helping horseman" as he spends countless hours working on maintaining and improving trails and camping facilities at Malabar Farm State Park and Mohican Memorial Forest.

Tom received his award at the recent "Gibby Ride" held at Barkcamp State Park in Belmont County. The award represents commitment to Ohio's bridle trails and is named after Wilbur "Gibby" Gibson, a trail blazer who helped start the movement in Ohio to have dedicated bridle trails.

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                                                 $750.00 Grants

Northwest - Wood County, Stall repairs, Van Buren State Park

Northeast - Cuyahoga County, Parking lots, Cleveland Metro Park

Central - Knox County, Trail repair, Parking lot, Thayer Ridge Park

Southwest - Pike County, Trail repair, Pike Lake

Southeast- Lawrence County, Trail repair, Paddle Creek, Lake Vesuvius

                         $5000.00 Matching Grant Recipients

Northeast - Cuyahoga County, $1000.00, Parking lot, Cleveland Metro

Southeast - Jackson County, $1000.00, Parking lot, Hammer Town Lake

Southwest - Ross County, $1000.00, Stone parking lot, Tar Hollow

Southwest- Preble County, $1000.00, Horse arena, Huston Woods

Central - Delaware County, $500.00, Trail repair, Alum Creek

Central - Fairfield County, $500.00, Tie lines, Hocking State Forest (group camp)