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May 6          Barre Riding and Driving Club, Annual Spring Ride  
Felton Field, Barre, MA,
13/17 miles, ride or drive; $25mbr/$35 non-mbr; check-in 8:00, ride-out by 10:30; camping; refreshments before, on-trail, and after; Call Margo prior if driving.
                     Margo Petracone, Phone: (978) 355-4247 
May 6          New England Arabian Trail Organization, Let’s Ride! (Rain date 5/7)
Pattaconk Pond, Cockaponset State Forest, Chester, CT
3/8/10 miles, max 18 miles; can ride 2 loops; $10-25; check-in 9:00; snacks and refreshments after; Rain date 5/7.
                     Roxanne Winslow, Phone: (860) 460-0851                                                     
May 7          Bay State Trail Riders Assoc., Inc., Scavenger Hunt               
Upton State Forest, Upton, MA,
8+/- miles; $20 mem, $25 non, jrs. half price; check-in 9:30, ride-out 10:00; refreshments after; Limited parking, must pre-reg by 5/3; register on-line/form on website ; no post entries; no phone/email reservations; Please clean up!.
                     Lurissa Marston, Phone: (508) 868-7397 
May 7          Hazel Grove Agricultural Association Benefit for Hazel Grove Park  
Hazel Grove Park, 166 Jenkins Rd, Groton, MA
9/16 miles; $35 sr., $25 jr.; check-in 8:30; ride-out 9:30; refreshments before, on-trail, and after.
                     Laurie Smigelski, Phone: (978) 448-2768 
May 7          Rhode Island SPCA , Ride & Versatility #1 “April Showers Bring May Flowers”
Goddard Park, Warwick, RI
6/12/18 miles (same loop), ride or drive; $30 post, $25 if pre-reg by 5/3; check-in 8:30, ride-out 9:00; judged (versatility); refreshments after; see web site for raffle/silent auction; call ahead if bad weather.
                     Denise Anthony, Phone: (401) 490-1812 
May 9          Hartland Riding Club: Full Moon Ride
Mt Tom, Woodstock, VT
5 miles; $10; check-in 4:00-5:00 pm; ride-out begins 5:00 pm, ends 8:30 pm; refreshments after; potluck, bring a dish.
                     Sue Esty, Phone: (802) 299-1172 
May 13       Pomfret Horse and Trail Association, Cross Town Ride 
Tyrone Farm
8/20 miles; $45 sr, $20 jr. (under 16 w/adult); check-in 8:00, ride-out 8:30-10:30; refreshments after; must pre-reg by 5/10.
                     Sue Jackson, Phone: (860) 377-5060 

May 13       Piscataquog Area Trailways, Mother’s Day Ride  NOTE DATE CHANGE TO MAY 13 (SAT) DUE TO WEATHER
Near Post Office 71 Mount Vernon Rd, New Boston, New Hampshire
Approx.12 miles (possibly 8 mile short loop, weather dependent); $35, $25 youth; check-in 8:00, ride-out 9:00-10:00; pre-reg req’d by 5/10; refreshments before, after; limited facilities; ride will feature the new bridge over the Piscataquog River, partially funded by Piscataquog Area Trailways.
                     Chris Lippincott, Phone: (603) 487-5168                                                
May 20       Amazing Grace Equine, Selfies Around Town        
Myles Standish State Forest, Carver, MA
12 miles; $25; check-in 8:30-9:00, ride-out 10:00; refreshments after; tax-deductible benefit ride.
                     Derel Lee Twombly, Phone: (508) 287-4077                                               
May 20       New England Equestrian Center of Athol (NEECA), Spring Trail ride  (Rain date 5/21)
Lake Dennison, Winchendon, MA
7/11/14 miles; $25 member, $35 non-member; check-in 9:00, ride-out begins10:00; refreshments before, on-trail, and after; new parking area; same great trails; enter through River Road.
                     AnnMarie Fisher, Phone: (978) 314-6553 
May 20       Pemiquaney Riding Club, Word Jumble Poker Ride (Rain date 5/21) DATE CHANGE TO JULY 22
Profile Falls, Rt. 3A, Bristol, NH
8/14 miles; $25; check-in 8:30, ride-out  by 10:00; refreshments before, on trail, after.
                     Cathy L. Day, Phone: (603) 786-9336
May 21       Littleton Horse Owners Association, Tribute Ride  
Great Brook Farm State Park, Carlisle, MA
8/16 miles (same loop); Adult $30, jr. $15, 4-H member $10; check-in 8:30, ride-out 9:00-10:00; refreshments before, on-trail, and after; Post-entry only (no pre-reg); Bring your own water and CLEAN your trailer site!
                     Ann Lawrence, Phone: (978) 486-3874 
     after the LHOA ride.
May 21       Thoroughbred Retirement Fund (TRF): Equine Affaire Benefit Ride  
Borderland State Park, 257 Massapoag Ave, N. Easton Ma 02356
6/12/18 miles; $25 pre-reg by 5/17, $35 after 5/17; refreshments before, after, $5 additional lunch; check-in 8:30 ride-out begins 9:00; pre-reg req’d by 5/17 for lunch; refreshments before, cookout lunch at noon; tack sale and raffle; $5 parking fee to Borderland State Park.
                     Christina Sawelsky, Phone: (781) 806-5576
May 26-28                                           Green Mountain Horse  Association (GMHA), Memorial Day Pleasure Rides  
5491 South Rd, South Woodstock, VT
6-8 and 12-18 miles each day; $50 members, $65 non-members, $25 jrs; check-in 9:00, ride-out 9:30-10:00; refreshments before, on trail, after; see web site for details on all-inclusive options that include stabling; must pre-reg by 5/19.
                     Megan Rosen, Phone: (802) 457-1509 
May 27-29                                           New England Arabian Trail Organization, Memorial Weekend Campover
Silver Mine Horse Camp, Natchaug State Forest, Eastford, CT
5/10/15/20 miles; $10-25; check-in 9:00; snacks and refreshments after.
                     Edna Liberty, Phone: (860) 614-3817                                                                                   
May 28       Derry Trail Riders
Bear Brook State Park Benefit Ride, Bear Brook State Park, Allenstown, NH
9/18 miles; $35 adults includes $4 park fee; $25 Junior riders; check in 8:30 am; ride out begins 9:00 am ends 10:00 am; No camping; refreshments before, snack on trail and meal after; pre-register to guarantee meal; bring own horse water; chemical toilet on site; clean up after horse before leaving

Pat Darmofal = home 978-372-1986  cell 508-641-0612
May 28       Hanson Riding Club  
Myles Standish State Forest, Plymouth, MA
5/10/15/20 miles; $15 member, $20 non-member; check-in 8:00, ride-out 9 am – 3 pm; refreshments before and after; pre-reg by 5/24; Proof of negative Coggins req’d.
                     Charlene Stober, Phone: (781) 582-0349