Category Archives: equestrians

Course Marshals Needed for Equestrian Event

Let’s help our friends in the equestrian community with their biggest annual event! The Santa Cruz County Horsemen’s Association (SCCHA) is hosting its annual Fireworks Endurance Ride on Saturday July 11, 2015.  There is a 50 mile and 25 mile endurance … Continue reading

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Horse Ride Alert: SCCHA Fireworks Endurance Ride this Saturday, June 13

Just a reminder that the Santa Cruz County Horsemen’s Association (SCCHA) Fireworks Endurance Ride is this coming Saturday, June 13 and much of the event will be on trails in Wilder. Below is a course map for reference and the … Continue reading

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It’s Official: The Emma McCrary Trail in Pogonip

On Dec 11, 2012, the Pogonip East Multi-Use Trail (EMUT) was officially named the Emma McCrary Trail in honor of one of the most prolific trail builders in Santa Cruz County. Emma McCrary passed away on June 17, 2011 after … Continue reading

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Emma McCrary Loved the Dirt You Ride

If you like riding the Rincon Trail, thank the McCrarys. Those who cut their single track teeth on Wilder Ranch trails should also thank the McCrarys. Emma McCrary and her husband Bud built many of the original Wilder single track … Continue reading

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Carrot Fest was really "transformative" this year

Last Saturday mountain bikers equestrians participated in Carrot Fest at Wilder Ranch. The goal of Carrot Fest is to desensitize horses to mountain bikes and increase communication and understanding between mountain bikers and equestrians. It was a small and intimate … Continue reading

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