So you are thinking of starting out trail riding with your horse? Download here includes click through links to videos and slideshare.
TRAINING YOUR HORSE TO GO OUT ONTO THE TRAIL
Four podcasts (audio only): Nicki Stuart of Kersbrook Equestrian Centre talks with Julie Fiedler about training horses to go out on the trail.
Planning to take our horses from the dressage arena to the trail (Intro part 1) 49s Click here
Planning to take your horse from the dressage arena to the trail (Intro part 2) 1m3s click here
Training horses for going out on the trail (Three important responses needed) 2m31s Click here
Training horses for going out on the trail (Narrow spaces & changing footing) 6m15s Click here
CAMPING WITH HORSES
Pam Brookman from the Adelaide Trail Horse Riders Club has prepared some notes related to camping with your horse overnight.
Horse SA Horse Trail Infrastructure Guidelines Horse_Trail_Infrastructure_A4
Trail Check – an introductory resource for groups thinking of building a trail in their local area. Download here
REPORT A TRAIL PROBLEM
Report trail problems, e.g. tree covering the track to the relevant land manager.
Adelaide Hills Council http://www.ahc.sa.gov.au/ahc-resident/Pages/Report-an-issue.aspx
Phytophora guidelines for horse riders
ADELAIDE HILLS COUNCIL
CITY OF MITCHAM Mitcham Trails – A number of trails will permit horses and provide linkages between riding parks such as Shepherds Hill & Belair
FORESTRY SA Bundaleer Forest Scenic Walk Kuitpo Forest Onkeeta Trail Link here to map and photos Kuitpo Forest Tinjella Trail Link here to map and photos Mt Crawford Forest Multi-use Trails Wirrabara Forest Mt Ellen Lookout Walk Wirrabara Forest Sugargum Lookout Walk
NATIONAL PARKS Belair NP – Tom Roberts Trail Info about Belair National Park Brownhill Creek Recreation Park (includes grass public riding arena) O’Halloran Hill RP – Bluestone & Biscay Clay Hike Info about O’Halloran Hill RP O’Halloran Hill RP – Irongrass Hike Para Wirra Recreation Park The Mack Creek Hike permits horse riding (coloured brown on map which can be downloaded) Shepherds Hill Recreation Park (also home of Marion Riding Club) Sturt Gorge Recreation Park
CITY OF ONKAPARINGA Recreational trails page, showing what trails accept horses: http://www.onkaparingacity.com/onka/discover/trails_recreation/recreational_trails.jsp Coast to Vines Rail Trail Council brochure. Coast to Vines Rail Trail in Rail Trails Australia site. Horses are allowed on the trail within the City of Onkaparinga only. (Not City of Marion section) If you are aware of any more marked trails in SA that permit horses, please contact us E:firstname.lastname@example.org
Action Planner – checklist for planning natural surface trails
Brownhill Creek Recreation Park Trail – Geocell Project
Code of Practice for horse trail riders
Data Sets for South Australian Recreational Trails
Minimum Impact tips for trail users
Phytophthora Dieback (PC) Horse Riding Guidelines
Saddle Tag – info for horse riders
Water Quality horse trail information
Water Wise Recreational Trails