30sep01octFall Distance Ride Clinic

Event Details

6th Annual Distance Ride Benefit for Traverse Bay Pony Club

September 30 and October 1, 2022

Cedar Creek Crossings, 5307 Hodge Rd., Kingsley, MI

Learn about distance riding competition.
Ride a competitive trail ride.
Benefit the Traverse Bay Pony Club.

All Horses, people, and equipment are welcome.
Ride starts and ends at Cedar Creek Crossings.
Limited stalls and paddocks available for horses. Rough camping available for people.

4-6 pm  Check in, set up camp.
6 pm  Dinner and educational lecture.

7:00 am  Trailers may arrive.
8:30 am  Pre-ride veterinary checks begin.
9:00 am 10 Mile Ride Begins!
12:00 to 1:30 pm  Post ride veterinary checks, clean up camp. Enjoy brunch with friends.

Rules and Details

  • Safety helmets required for youth, encouraged for all.
  • Dogs may not ride on trail or be loose on property during event.
  • Coggins test required for all horses.
  • Upper Midwest Endurance and Competitive Rides Association (UMECRA) Rules.
  • This is not a timed race, but a judged trail ride.
  • The ride will take about 2 ¼ hours to complete.
    • This time includes a 20 minute break at the 5 mile mark.
    • This time is a 5mph pace with walk, trot, and a little canter.
  • Come to learn and have fun, all are welcome!

Riders will ride in groups of 2-4, please list preferred ride members if you have them, if not, we will group you. All youth must have at least one adult in their group.

Ride Registration
Includes lecture, dinner, ride, brunch: $65
4-H and Pony Club Members: $50
Friday dinner registration includes one person, $10 per additional person.

Send registration, copy of horse’s negative coggins test, and check made out to:

Traverse Bay Pony Club
Cedar Creek Crossings
5307 Hodge Rd.
Kingsley, MI

Pre-registration strongly encouraged.

Download Flyer and Registration Form (you must fill out and send in to register)


September 30 (Friday) 4:00 pm - October 1 (Saturday) 1:30 pm


Jill Byard231-645-4643 Cedar Creek Crossings, 5307 Hodge Rd., Kingsley, MI


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