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posted Apr 20, 2018

Florida Trails Expo inspires young equestrians to action

by Alexandra H. Weiss with Florida Office of Greenways and Trails

Florida Youth Equestrian Trails Expo is designed to inspire young equestrians to become active trail users, encourage advocacy and volunteerism on behalf of equestrian trails, and offer education in land conservation ethics.


posted Apr 18, 2018

10 Tips for Counting Visitors on Trails

by Yves Zsutty with City of San Jose - Parks, Recreation, and Neighborhood Services

If you aren’t counting and surveying trail users, you may be missing an opportunity to better fund your program and help the community understand the value of your trail system or interconnected network of trails.


posted Apr 18, 2018

Mules and horsemen aide in collaborative trail maintenance on the Sheltowee Trace

During a groundbreaking effort between horsemen and hikers and Daniel Boone National Forest Service personnel, supplies to improve a section of the Sheltowee Trace NRT were moved by two mules and a dozen workers to a site near Bark Camp Creek.


posted Apr 18, 2018

An Equestrian Guide to Trail Etiquette

by Loomis Basin Horsemen’s Association

Following is basic “Share the trail Etiquette” that can improve the trail experience for all users.


posted Apr 17, 2018

Trail Quotes

by Jim Schmid

A collection of trail quotes.


posted Apr 13, 2018

Trail Tools: Miscellaneous Tools

by Jim Schmid

These are the most commonly used Miscellaneous Tools with tips on using them safely and effectively.


posted Apr 13, 2018

Trail Tools: Power Tools

by Jim Schmid

Though the bulk of trail work involves the use of hand tools, there are occasions where power tools are more efficient.



posted Apr 13, 2018

Trail Tools: Sawing and Chopping Tools

by Tools for Trails

These are the most commonly used sawing and chopping tools with tips on using them safely and effectively.


posted Apr 13, 2018

Trail Tools: Sources for Tools & Supplies

by Jim Schmid

Most tools needed for trail work can be purchased from local hardware stores or suppliers of forestry gear or borrowed from equipment caches of land-management agencies. Specialty tools can be found from one of the following suppliers.


posted Apr 13, 2018

Trail Tools: Digging and Tamping Tools

by Tools for Trails

Tools for Trails provides this list of the most commonly used digging and tamping tools with tips on using them safely and effectively.


posted Apr 13, 2018

Trail Tools: Bark Peeling Tools

by Jim Schmid

These are the most commonly used Bark Peeling Tools with tips on using them safely and effectively.