THE 2024 SHELTOWEE TRAIL RIDE...
About the Ride:
WHAT: Week long, guided trail ride (all one group, travels at a QH pace)
WHEN: September 29 - October 5, 2024
WHERE: Mammoth Cave Horse Camp
WHO: Everyone! Open to all breeds & types of equines at least 4 years old. Sorry, no stallions permitted.
COST: $425 per person & 1 equine, $475 after July 15th; Added cost for extra equine, prior approval of Ride Manager required.
INCLUDED: All meals, campsite, 1 stall, daily guided ride, nightly entertainment. Ride physician, vet & farrier on-site, fees may apply
RENTAL HORSES: Available. Must be reserved in advance. Contact Greg Evans at 575-743-1602
SANCTION: Approved by the Appaloosa Horse Club
EQUINE PAPERS: Coggins for all; health certificate (CIV or EECVI) dated within 30 days for out of state equines
About Mammoth Cave Horse Camp -- 5-star rated:
LOCATION: Mammoth Cave, KY; on the edge of Mammoth Cave National Park in south central Kentucky
TRAILS: Scenic views of rock formations, big timber, caves, rivers, waterfalls, creek crossings and varying terrain
FOOTING: Rocky in some areas; shoes or boots recommended for equines (borium/drill tec not necessary)
CAMPSITES: all sites have electric and water hook ups, hitching rail and picnic table; dump station on-site
EARLY ARRIVAL: Book directly with MCHC either on line or by calling 888-682-3958
BUNK HOUSES: Contact MCHC directly for rental
BATH HOUSE: Modern facilities with flush toilets and 7 individual hot shower rooms
STALLS: Covered barns with 10' x 12' stalls; water at barns; horse wash stations at the end of each barn
STALL CLEANING EQUIPMENT: Wheelbarrows and forks available; stall cleaning service available for a fee thru MCHC
CAMP STORE: Shavings $8 per bag, Grass Hay $8.00 per bale; Ice $3.50 per bag -- Prices subject to change
WIFI: Available around the office area only
CELL PHONE SERVICE: Good in camp, spotty on trails