Fall Calendar, 2015

The Summer heat and humidity are about to give way to milder fall weather so we can get back to some serious trail riding …. here is what is coming up for our members:

You can download the entire newsletter HERE

Saturday, September 19 … demonstration at the Anne Arundel County Fair … we have received an invitation to put on a demonstration during the Fair that will introduce folks to the various softly gaited breeds … if you and your horse would like to participate please contact Jennifer Black right away for quick planning … 410­-279-­4830 / rdtwh2006@gmail.com

***Saturday, September 26 …. Club trail ride at Sweet Air / Gunpowder Falls State Park … we will be joining members of the Plantation Walking Horse Club for this one and a picnic after so bring your lunch … RTR 10am … bring water and clean up tools … gps 2791 Dalton Bevard Rd Baldwin, Md 21013 … RSVP to Jen Mohr 443-­610-­4887

Friday – Sunday, October 2-­4 …. League of Maryland Horsemen Invitational Weekend full of great riding, camping, socializing, and they feed us all weekend … reservations required via THIS FORM … if you have never camped with your horse before, fellow Chesapeake members will help you with your portable corral or high­line if you let us know ahead of time … jacquiecowan@comcast.net / 410-­923-­6157

***Time is running out to reserve your stall for our annual Chesapeake Get-­Away at Fair Hill … October 8-­11 … this is our 20th year and promises to be full of fun on the trail and at camp … pre­registration is a must with THIS FORM.

***Saturday, October 17 … Club trail ride at Rosaryville State Park … we will tie our horses in the trees below the historic mansion to have lunch at the Mt Airy Plantation Fall Festival featuring artisans, live music, tours, local wine and food … RTR 10:00 am … RSVP 410-­923-­6157 jacquiecowan@comcast.net

make your own camp reservation at Cedarville State Forest for Saturday night …
301-­888-­1410 … nice camp sites around central showers and bathrooms, but no electric… bring your own portable corral or high­line

***Sunday, October 18 … Club trail ride at Cedarville State Forest just north of Waldorf, Md … RTR 10:00 from day parking lot … trails are easy with some creek crossings , hills and horse-­safe bridges … lunch at trailers afterward … please stop to pay $3 per vehicle park fee at entrance/ranger station lot … RSVP Shelby 301-­848­-1650 before 8:00 pm … for directions and more park info ­ http://dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/southern/cedarville.aspx

The Chesapeake Plantation Walking Horse Club invites enthusiasts of all breeds and riding disciplines to join in our fun. Membership benefits include Newsletters with Classifieds * Free Monthly Trail Rides * Friendly Help * Parties * Camping * Clinics * Parades * Demonstrations * Good Friends * and lots of fun.

Membership is required for Club events, and runs for a full year from the time you join… $10 single / $15 family

MEMBERSHIP FORM HERE

Proud supporting member of the Maryland Horse Council and Friends of the Sound Horse (FOSH)

Friday – Sunday, October 30 – November 1 … Tuckahoe Berkey Memorial Weekend and Fall Auction … eat, drink, ride, buy, and be merry with the Tuckahoe Equestrian Center in Tuckahoe State Park … REGISTRATION FORM HERE.

***Saturday, November 28 … Club trail ride at Manassas Battlefield Park … more details to follow.

***Saturday, December (date tbd) … Lisbon All Horse Christmas Parade … decorate your horse and come ride with the Club in this easy fun holiday parade along Old Frederick Road … if you do not want to ride your horse in the parade, come walk along as banner carriers and side walkers .. our new parade coordinators are Taylor and Jennifer who will keep us posted on our parade theme … let them know now of your interest in participating 443-­610-­4887 / jenmohr1@gmail.com

***Caroling On Horseback and Holiday Party … December 13 or 19 … more details to follow.

2016 starts off with Kim’s annual New Year’s Day Ride at Rockburn … more details to follow.

January 22-24, 2016 … Maryland Horse World EXPO … volunteer to help in the booth we will share again with PWH of Md and/or to bring your horse … jacquiecowan@comcast.net

Things to keep in mind as you plan to attend our Club Activities:

Please RSVP for all activities so we can plan well and let you know of any last minute changes that may become necessary.

POSTED TIMES mean you are there, tacked, and in the saddle Ready To Ride (RTR) at the times posted!

Call if you will not make it so we do not wait and wait for you.

Unless otherwise noted, all club rides will be geared for all riders present to enjoy themselves…We may spread ourselves out allowing the faster and stronger riders to move on ahead, split into more than one group, ride on your own, or whatever else it takes to ensure everyone has the best time possible.

If you want help at a ride be sure to call trail host so we can pair you with an experienced member.

Always carry a copy of your coggins, water, and clean up tools – and leave the area cleaner than we found it.

***Club Events & Membership is Required ­­–new memberships are accepted at events so you are welcome to bring friends – just give their membership form and payment to the ride host before unloading –better yet, mail at least a week ahead.

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