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2022 Early Bird Spring Group Ride  CANCELLED

May 24th - 27th 

 

Beat the summer crowds and enjoy the quiet and peace on the trails! 3 nights board for your horse, ferry transportation to and from the Island for your horse, 4 guided trial rides, the use of one bike, 2 lunches and one evening cookout.

Tuesday

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.

Wednesday

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. 

Thursday

Join us for a morning trail ride through Soldier's Garden, Tranquil Bluff, and Juniper Trails.

Thursday Evening

You are invited to a banquet style cookout at the barn on Sunday evening. Fun, food, friends, and horses! 

Friday

Come to the stable and prepare for your departure to the mainland.

Group Ride Fees

 

Your Horse's Accommodations

$475.00 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, Saturday and Sunday lunch, and admission for 1 person to a banquet-style cookout at the barn on Sunday evening. Guests will need to make their own hotel accommodations, transportation needs for themselves, others in their party and their luggage.

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

  • Stall bedding

  • 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 70+ miles of trails

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

  • Stable Rules

  • Stall Reservation Form

We highly recommend that these documents be scanned and emailed to us no later than 2 weeks prior to your arrival.

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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