November 18 Trail Ride at Ministik Bird Sanctuary
Nov
18
11:00 AM11:00

November 18 Trail Ride at Ministik Bird Sanctuary

From Hwy 14, go south on RR 215 (which becomes RR 220). After 3.5 miles road bends right, staging area is on your left. Or from Hwy 625/Hwy 21 head east & turn north on RR 221. Turn east on Twp Rd 504A for 1 mile. Pack a lunch for the trail. Ride out at 11am. This is a walking trail ride. No dogs, drinking, smoking on the trail. Cancelled if colder than –10.

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October 21 Trail Ride at Blackfoot Lake
Oct
21
11:00 AM11:00

October 21 Trail Ride at Blackfoot Lake

Taking place from the Blackfoot Lake Staging Area. Directions: from Hwy 16, head south on RR 195. Trailer Parking on left side of parking lot.

Pack a lunch for the trail. Ride out at 11am.

This is a walking trail ride. No dogs, drinking, smoking on the trail. Cancelled if colder than –10.

Please keep in mind the following if you’re planning on joining us for a ride.

  • For insurance purposes, each active trail riding member is required to hold a current Alberta Equestrian Federation membership.

  • During winter rides, temperature cutoff is -10 degrees Celsius.

  • All riders ride at your own risk. We encourage helmet use.

  • Please be responsible and show by example. Clean up and properly dispose of manure and educate others to do so.

  • Please support the Alberta Equestrian Trail Supporter Program. They in turn support our trails.

  • Please be aware that the Ministik riding area is closed to horses from March 1 to July 15. We ask that you respect this closure and refrain from riding there during these dates.

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 Riverwood Ranch Obstacles, Trail Ride and Cattle Drive
Sep
28
to Sep 30

Riverwood Ranch Obstacles, Trail Ride and Cattle Drive

  • 550A17 Range Road 71 evansburg canada (map)
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Riverwood Ranch is located near the small farming community of Evansburg, Alberta, approximately sixty minutes West of Edmonton. Friday will be obstacles, Saturday trail ride, and a Sunday cattle drive. Riverwood ranch also has horses available for those who would like to use theirs. 

 

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ATRA/CLSC STARS Annual Trail Ride
Sep
23
10:00 AM10:00

ATRA/CLSC STARS Annual Trail Ride

ALBERTA TRAIL RIDING ASSOCIATION / COOKING LAKE SADDLE CLUB 16th ANNUAL STARS TRAIL RIDE Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 at Ministik Bird Sanctuary Please join us to raise funds for STARS – a valuable service that some horseback riders may find necessary to use during their lifetime, especially in wilderness areas. Bring your horse, pack a lunch, water/juice and experience a 3-4 hour autumn get-away on a guided trail ride through the beautiful Ministik Bird Sanctuary.

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Cypress Hills Camping Trip
Jul
22
to Jul 29

Cypress Hills Camping Trip

Saskatchewan West Block Campground, about 7 hours from Edmonton. The area offers wide open spaces with lush coulees, forests of lodgepole pine and white spruce and spectacular vistas with panoramic views. Camping is first-come and fees are $20/night/site.

 

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 East Drummond Creek Trail Relocation - Cancelled
Jul
16
to Jul 24

East Drummond Creek Trail Relocation - Cancelled

At Whitehorse Creek Campground 60 km South of Hinton. The group will be clearing the overgrown Drummond Creek trail. Ken will use the trail clearing criteria to choose crew from the sign up list based on required skills. Members not involved in the trail clearing are invited to come, ride the area and socialize around the campfire if extra campsites are available.

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Hummingbird Mountain Camping Trip & Maintenance
Jun
25
to Jul 2

Hummingbird Mountain Camping Trip & Maintenance

The annual Hummingbird Mountain Trip corresponds with the timing of the Obstacles & Mountain Readiness Weekend Clinic at Scott Phillips Ranch the weekend before. Group will do day rides most days and likely one campground cleanup day. Please plan to help with picking up garbage and clearing trails if you come on this trip.

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 40th Annual ‘Trail Ride Against Cancer’
May
12
8:00 AM08:00

 40th Annual ‘Trail Ride Against Cancer’

Come ride with us at Able Ranch, north of Bon Accord, near lily lake. Make sure you get your pledge sheets as a  minimum donation of $50/adult rider (15+) and $25 for youth rider (14-) is required. Camping Friday night before the ride is available, and a bbq will follow.

This is also a volunteer opportunity, and an opportunity for non riders to also use the pledge sheets and come out and have a good time.

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Jan
21
11:00 AM11:00

Blackfoot Central Staging Area

Follow signs from Wye Rd turn North on RR 200. Pack a lunch for the trail. Ride out at 11am.

This is a walking trail ride. No dogs, drinking, smoking on the trail. Cancelled if colder than –10.

30th Birkie International Ski Race 'Ski the Greatest Adventure on Snow' is being hosted Feb 11, 2018 at the Blackfoot Recreation area. Organizers will be barrel grooming the north Blackfoot Trail for skate skiers as well as track setting other trails within the park for competitors. The groomed trails will be damaged by horse hoof prints. Atra members and other riders are being asked to avoid riding the groomed trails in the month prior to the Birkie event' Information on the status of the Blackfoot for recreational purposes can be found at Alberta Parks.      

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Nov
19
11:00 AM11:00

Ministik Bird Sanctuary

From Hwy 14, go south on RR 215 (which becomes RR 220). After 3.5 miles road bends right, staging area is on your left. Or from Hwy 625/Hwy 21 head east & turn north on RR 221. Turn east on Twp Rd 504A for 1 mile. Pack a lunch for the trail. Ride out at 11am. This is a walking trail ride. No dogs, drinking, smoking on the trail. Cancelled if colder than –10.

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