Why share your trails?

  • The law is on your side
  • By and large, land users in Vermont are respectful, careful and appreciative
  • You are doing your part to preserve a rural way of life
  • Ultimately, it enhances the character and value of your community

A Unique Legacy of Equestrian Trails

For almost a century, GMHA and landowners have been working together to nurture equestrian trails. The scenery and lifestyle that we all find so appealing depends upon our mutual respect and cooperation. We work hard to earn and keep your trust.

Landowners matter – a lot. We at GMHA recognize and appreciate your generosity. We thank you for sharing your trails. We will make every effort to be good stewards of the privilege.

Landowner Profiles

Learn more about the people that make the trail system possible!

View our Landowner Profiles



A Selection of Landowner Thank You Notes It has become a tradition during the Fall Foliage Pleasure Rides to ask riders to write personal notes to landowners thanking them for the privilege of riding their beautiful trails. This year, 85 notes were written, so many of our landowners received more… Read more »

Permission GMHA does not use trails without documented permission to do so. For clarity and mutual protection, we prefer a signed written permission that stays in effect as long as you own the property but is revocable by you at any time. This form specifies the trail(s) to be used… Read more »