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  • Five Winter Trails Near Medford and Grants Pass

    Five Winter Trails Near Medford and Grants Pass

    If you live in the Medford/Grants Pass area, you don’t have to stop riding just because it’s winter.  You have plenty of winter riding opportunities nearby.  Here are our top five picks: Denman Wildlife Area During World War II, the

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  • Five Winter Trails in the East Portland Metro Area

    Five Winter Trails in the East Portland Metro Area

    If you’re an equestrian living on the east side of Portland, or in Gresham, Clackamas, or Molalla, you have it pretty good.  You can enjoy excellent winter riding on trails at several nearby parks and recreation areas. Milo McIver State Park Milo McIver

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  • Five Tips for a Great Trip

    Five Tips for a Great Trip

    One of my recent blog posts sparked a bit of a controversy on Facebook.  It seems that some folks ABSOLUTELY LOVE the horse camp I’d written about, while others ABSOLUTELY HATE it.  Wow!  Why would folks have such diverse opinions?

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  • Blue Canyon Loop, Sky Lakes Wilderness

    Blue Canyon Loop, Sky Lakes Wilderness

    The Blue Canyon Loop travels into the scenic Sky Lakes Wilderness of southern Oregon, taking you past more than a dozen small lakes and offering impressive views of Mt. McLoughlin and Fourmile Lake. Challenging trail 15.5 miles round trip Elevation

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  • Box Canyon Horse Camp

    Box Canyon Horse Camp

    Box Canyon Horse Camp. located about 80 miles east of Eugene, is the gateway to several scenic trails in the Oregon Cascades.  From Box Canyon, you can ride into the Three Sisters Wilderness, the Waldo Lake Wilderness, and the Chucksney

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  • Bessie Shelter

    Bessie Shelter

    If you are looking for a wilderness experience that offers real solitude, you’ll want to check out Bessie Shelter, a dispersed campsite at the northern end of the beautiful Sky Lakes Wilderness.  The rugged trails in this area are not

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  • Riley Horse Camp

    Riley Horse Camp

    Riley Horse Camp is located just 45 miles from Portland, on the west side of Mt. Hood.  The camp is a delight, with corrals at most sites, plenty of shade, and lots of peace and quiet.  Because Riley lies between

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  • Dry Creek Horse Camp

    Dry Creek Horse Camp

    Dry Creek Horse Camp is a nice, quiet spot in the Ochoco Mountains about 30 miles east of Prineville, Oregon.  The trails explore the nearby hills and run along Dry Creek to the impressive Brennan Palisades. Elevation 3,900 feet 16+

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  • Wright Meadow

    Wright Meadow

    Wright Meadow is a great jumping-off spot for exploring the beautiful uplands above the Lewis River.  But it isn’t for everyone.  The riding is challenging, and the camping is primitive.  But the mountain views are breathtaking, the seasonal wildflowers are

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  • Silver Creek Marsh Campground

    Silver Creek Marsh Campground

    Silver Creek Marsh Campground is a pleasant equestrian gateway to the scenic 130-mile Fremont National Recreation Trail in south-central Oregon. Moderate trail 40+ miles of riding Elevation 4,800 feet The Riding The Fremont National Recreation Trail (NRT) starts near Summer

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