"The EASTERN SHORE TRAIL RIDE® event is a twice yearly camping and riding weekend by invitation only for good riders and their good horses on private land on the Eastern Shore of Virginia."

100% of the proceeds benefit Company 16 of the Northampton Fire and Rescue Company. The trail wranglers donate all of their time and fuel and equipment costs. Your entire donation goes to the Northampton Fire and Rescue Company 16.

Important

Here’s the trail info fall 2017. Any changes will be posted at check-in.  If you print it and save it, you will be “donating” a little extra to the Fire Co.! Thanks!

Registered Trail Riders for Sept 30 weekend: Fundraiser for Northampton Fire & Rescue Bidding will begin NOW for one campsite with 30 amp electric and water service for this ride only. (no sewer!) Minimum Bid is $50 and you are welcome to stay from Thursday to Monday. Bidding will close Sunday Sept 24 at 8pm local ESVA time. Due to possible delays in servers, the last bid I see here at 8p will win. All bids must be entered on our facebook page. No email or PM. Ready, Set, Go!!!!

*** $25 extra to move 2 corrals over and back** Sorry, didn’t anticipate corral holders wanting this site. FYI it is close by and to the left of the pavilion !

Please find a list of important facts:

Fall 2017 Ride:  Weekend of Sept 30 2017  PLEASE DO NOT MAIL BEFORE JULY 20 2017!

Application for Fall ride is here:

Fall 2017 app   WORD DOC

Fall 2017 app    PDF

Spring 2018 date May 5 2018 weekend.

 

  • Please don’t postmark before the published date as I must ignore those apps, and I do get some postmarked before the published date. This ride is “first come…first accepted” and it is the only fair way to open the ride. We humbly thank you for your continued interest and support of this ride. Watch here for updates!
  • Please read the entire site…if you still have questions, contact us.
  • HEADS UP (HEELS DOWN!) I DO NOT KEEP AN EMAIL LIST- YOU MUST WATCH THIS SITE!!

FAQ

Trail Ride Information… FAQ’s

  • FALL 2017 RIDE IS SEPT 30 201 Weekend   Look for application and mail date here….. check back around end of June.  Mail date will be around mid July.
  • SPRING 2018 Ride date will be posted around July 1.  I need tide charts to choose the date.
  • Watch this website for info on registration. I post a “heads up” about a month before I will accept applications… Watch for updates on registration numbers. We do fill up in the first few days
  • Check out the entire site: still got a question? email here

Registration

The Rides are limited to 250 riders and horses, and registration is in advance only. No admittance at the trail head without confirmed registration. Fee covers weekend riding on private wooded farm trails including long stretches on the Chesapeake Bay on private beaches, lunch on the trail Saturday only, dinner at camp Saturday night and camping at our beautiful and private campground.

Please check out our little Google Ads… lots of good resources, and every click helps the Fire Department!

Disclaimers

This Website is owned and operated by WEDOWINDOWSLLC.NET which pays all fees... NO ride funds are used for its operation.

We reserve the right to reject any applicant and deny entry to anyone if we deem it necessary for the comfort and safety of our guests. Unruly horses and/or riders will be evicted without refund. This website is owned and operated by WEDOWINDOWSLLC.NET and no ride funds are used for its operation.