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Charity Cup

September 7-8, 2024 - Pillager, MN

SAT: 50E/25LD/25C SUN: 25LD/25C/10Intro

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Ride Information

Ride NameCharity Cup
Last Date to Submit Entry Online09/02/2024
Ride ManagerKarin Lupo
RM EmailEmail hidden; Javascript is required.
RM Phone(320) 309-0049
Co-Ride ManagerDarlene Molitor
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Co-RM Phone(320) 333-7270
Registration Type
  • Pre-registrations appreciated
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Mail Registration To:Karin Lupo
16801 180th St.
Richmond, MN 56368
Sanctioned by
  • AERC
  • MnDRA
Ride Camp Description
  • Camp is in a campground
Ride Camp
Ride Camp LocationWalter E. Stark Assembly Area and Horse Campground - Pillsbury State Forest
11871 Pillsbury Forest Rd SW
Pillager, MN 56473
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Ride Camp Coordinates46.376665, -94.452636
Ride Camp Directions

Directions to Pillsbury State Forest Horse Camp: 10 miles west of Brainerd 371 and 210 intersection.
3.5 miles north of 210 on Pillsbury State Forest Road

Fees Required
  • Camping Fee - Paid to Park
Camp site information
  • First come - first served sites offered
  • Doubling up on some sites allowed
  • Primitive camping only
  • Space is tight, be ready to be close to your neighbor.
  • Number of rigs may be cut off.
Onsite Amenities
  • Potable water on site
  • Pit toilets.
Dogs & Generators
  • Dogs allowed - must be leashed
  • Generators allowed within specified hours only
Campground Map
Camping - add'l information

The campground is small and has no designated 'campsites'. Be prepared to get cozy with your neighbors!! Nobody will be turned away. Some highlines are available along the perimeter of camp but you should plan to contain your horse using other methods (tie to trailer or small pens).

Horse Containment
  • High-lines - optional
  • Tie to trailer - optional
  • Electric pens allowed
  • Portable corrals allowed
Meals Information
  • Food vendor onsite partial weekend
Nearest Gas Station/StorePetro Plus or Casey's in Pillager (approx 4 Miles)
Nearest HospitalLakewood Health Systems Emergency Room, 49725 Co Rd 83, Staples, MN 56479 (218) 894-1515
Nearest Equine VeterinarianBrainerd Equine Veterinary Services (18 miles) 12078 Red Pine Rd, Brainerd, MN 56401 (218) 838-5164
Trail Characteristics
  • Two-way Traffic
  • Loops
  • Lollipops
  • Mild Rocks
  • Two-Track
  • Mild elevation changes
Vet Checks
  • All checks in camp
Number of Holds (50-60)
  • 2 Holds

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