Southeast MN

June 19-20, 2021 - Preston, MN

SAT: 50E/25LD/25C SUN: 25LD/25C/15N

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Ride Information

Ride NameSoutheast MN
Ride DatesJune 19-20, 2021
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Ride ManagerTheresa Meyer
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RM Phone(763) 753-5236
Co-Ride ManagerVictoria Robison
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Co-RM Phone(507) 273-4626
Registration Type
  • Pre-registrations required
Registration Linkmndra.com
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Mail Registration To:Theresa Meyer
3028 181st Ave. NW,
Cedar, MN 55011
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Sanctioned by
  • UMECRA, MnDRA, AERC & AHA
Ride Camp Description
  • Camp is in a campground
  • Camp is on public land.
Ride Camp LocationForestville State Park
Filmore County 5 South to County 118
Preston, MN 55965
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Ride Camp Directions

There is only one common entry point for the horse camp which is on the west side of the park. Use Filmore County 5 South to County 118. Do not attempt to enter the park from any other road.

Reservations Linkstayatmnparks.com
Fees Required
  • Camping Fee - Paid to Park
  • Vehicle Fee
  • Horse Trail Pass Fee
Camp site information
  • Reserveable sites offered
  • Sites reserved through land owner (ie DNR)
  • Alternate location camping is available
Onsite Amenities
  • Potable water on site
  • Showers nearby.
  • Pit toilets.
  • Dump Station on site
  • Garbage collection on site
  • Cell service is poor
Dogs & Generators
  • Dogs allowed
  • Generators allowed within specified hours only
Camping - add'l information

Hot showers are located in the people camp, a short drive away.

Reservations can be made at 120 days in advance. Phone 1-866-857-2757 or http://www.stayatmnparks.com There is an additional fee for each campsite reserved. If no reservations are available you can wait until closer to ride date – there always seems to be cancellations — or stay at the nearby Maple Springs Campground adjacent to the park. (You will have to haul in.)

Horse Containment
  • High-lines - required
  • Electric pens allowed
Horse Containment Information

Pens must be contained within the high-line area only. Do not use pen on the side of your trailer. Only tie horse to the trailer to saddle and unsaddle.

Meals Information
  • No access to food - bring your own
Nearest Gas Station/StoreWykoff Short Stop, 104 E. Front Street, Wykoff, MN
Nearest HospitalMayo Clinic Hospital, St Mary's Campus, 1216 2nd. St. SW, Rochester, MN 55901
Nearest Equine VeterinarianBluff Country Equine Center, 29161 Wilson Frontage Dr, Winona, MN 55987
Trail Characteristics
  • Out & Back
  • Two-way Traffic
  • Loops
  • Water crossing - below the knee
  • Water crossing - above the knee
  • Large bridge decks
  • Small bridge decks
  • Riding on Gravel roads
  • Mild Rocks
  • Two-Track
  • Mild elevation changes
Trail Description

The park has 18 miles of limestone trail. Shoes or boots highly recommended. Terrain consists of hills threading through hardwood forests with 7 water crossings.

Vet Checks
  • All checks in camp
Number of Holds (50-60)
  • 3 Holds
Any other information or comments?

Watch for virtual ride meeting notifications via email & Facebook.
COVID restrictions may be in place – masks in vet area, timer and office area. Ride packets
distributed at secretary area. Sorry – no Potluck Saturday night.

Ride Announcements

AHA Region 10 Entry Form

If you choose to enter one of the AHA Region 10 rides – 50 mile endurance on Saturday and/or 25 mile competitive on Sunday. Please fill out this form and sign. You can send it snail mail to me at the ride flyer.

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SE MN Campsites are full but…

There are always cancellations closer to the ride. Many are advertised on the MnDRA facebook group. Please join that group if you haven’t already or check back at the FB event page.

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