2021 Fall Colors Group Ride
We are pleased to be offering the Fall Colors Group Ride across Mackinac Island in 2021! Come relax on the island with us and ride over 60+ miles of beautiful trails lined with the brilliant fall colors of Northern Michigan.
We will explore the history of the island, beautiful rock formations, and the serene shoreline.
Retreat to an island paradise on the Great Lakes!
Fall Colors Group Ride
Tuesday, September 28 - Friday, October 1 2021
Check in to the Mackinac Community Equestrian Center, take a horse-drawn taxi downtown and enjoy a relaxing evening on the island or join us for an optional guided trail ride.
Learn about the history of Mackinac Island and join us for a ride to Fort Holmes, Rifle Range, Fort Mackinac, and through the bluffs. Then join us for an afternoon ride and visit the island’s unique treasures such as Arch Rock, Skull Cave, and Sugar Loaf Rock. Fall colors will line all the trails and give serene color to our rides.
Join us for a morning trail ride through Soldier's Garden, Tranquil Bluff, and Juniper Trails.
You are invited to a banquet-style cookout at the barn on Thursday evening. Fun, food, friends, and horses!
Host Facility Fees
Full Participation - Bring your Horse
$375 Includes a 3 nights all-inclusive overnight lodging for your horse, ferry transportation for your horse, 4 guided trail rides, use of a host facility bike, Wednesday and Thursday lunch, and admission for 1 person to a banquet-style cookout at the barn on Thursday evening. Guests will need to make their own hotel accommodations and can purchase a discounted ferry ticket for $21 if they are bringing a horse.
Full Participation - with a Facility leased horse
$475 Experience Mackinac from the back of a Mackinac horse. Includes four guided trail rides exploring Mackinac's natural wonders, Wednesday and Thursday lunch, and admission for 1 person to a banquet-style cookout at the barn on Thursday evening. Guests will need to make their own hotel accommodations and purchase a ferry ticket.
Facility Amenities for you and your horse to enjoy:
Stall or run-in or turnout will be available for your horse
Hay & Grain available
Access to freshwater 24/7
Use of wash rack
Space for storing tack
Use of round pen & Arena for warmup
Restrooms on property
Use of Kitchen
Guided Tour of Facility and Horses Through History Museum by Request
Trail Guide Map with over 60+ miles of trail
Concessions will be available for purchase
Stay with Mission Point and your personal ferry ticket is included!
Our Partners for your Stay
While your horses stay with us, you can stay at the beautiful, lakeside Mission Point Resort or the historic, tranquil Inn at Stonecliffe. Click on the buttons to the right to reserve your discounted stay!
Traveling with Your Horse Documents
Owners MUST provide the following before they can unload their horses onto Mackinac Island:
A negative Coggins that is current
Proof of Rabies vaccination (within 1 year of arrival)
Proof of EVH-1 vaccination (within 1 year but no sooner than 30 days before arrival)
Proof of Strangles vaccination ( within 1 year of arrival or note from Veterinarian stating your horse is free from contagious disease)
Proof of all vaccinations
30 day health certificate for out-of-state horses which must be signed by a veterinarian stating your horse is free of contagious disease
Waiver and Release Form
Stall Reservation Form
Please email email@example.com for more information and availability. We highly recommend that these documents be scanned and emailed to us no later than 1 week prior to arrival to the attention of the Barn Manager.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellation up to 60 days prior to the event start date results in a 50% refund, not including the $50.00 non-refundable deposit due at registration. There are no refunds for a cancellation 60 days or less before the event start date.
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