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So you are thinking of starting out trail riding with your horse? Download here  includes click through links to videos and slideshare.

Horse Deals Magazine ran a four page spread about the above resource in the September edition. Read the story here

 

 

 

 

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.

Camping one night

So you want to go pack saddling?

packhorse gear list

 

 

TRAIL INFRASTRUCTURE

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Trail Check – an introductory resource for groups thinking of building a trail in their local area. Download here

 

GUIDELINES

Phytophora guidelines for horse riders

 

 

ADELAIDE HILLS COUNCIL

AMY GILLETT BIKEWAY/ ADELAIDE HILLS RAIL TRAIL KERSBROOK HORSE TRAIL  (This trail also goes into ForestrySA land)

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:horsesa@horsesa.asn.au

Action Planner  – checklist for planning natural surface trails

Brownhill Creek Recreation Park Trail – Geocell Project

Brownhill Creek Recreational Trails Project

Code of Practice for horse trail riders

Data Sets for South Australian Recreational Trails

Forestry SA Riders Survey

Horse Trail Riders Pocket Guide – ideas to keep your local trails open

Horse Trail Infrastructure Guidelines

Minimum Impact tips for trail users

People & Parks Strategy (National Parks)

Phytophthora Dieback  (PC) Horse Riding Guidelines

Saddle Tag – info for horse riders

Water Quality  horse trail information

Water Wise Recreational Trails