The oldest continuously running competitive trail ride in the U.S. The GMHA 3-Day 100 is the Grandaddy of them all!
Distance Days is New England’s biggest and most diverse celebration of trail riding. It combines ECTRA competitive trail with pleasure riding, all wrapped around a weekend full of fun social events and tradition.
For competitive trail riders, the ultimate challenge is the 3-Day 100 Mile, it its 81st year! 2-day 75 and 60 mile rides are also offered along with 1-day 40, 35, 25 and 15 mile rides. On Sunday, there is an amazing awards ceremony with some entertaining equestrian demonstrations.CTR Rookie? Learn more here.
For pleasure riders, there are 3 days of fun rides with long and short options. Pleasure riders are stabled together in the historic Upwey Barn with catered breakfast and lunch, and join in on all the evening festivities. The ride is affiliated with New England Horse and Trail and mileage can be up to 50 miles for the 3 days.
Read about one rookie rider’s experience in the GMHA 100-Mile Ride: A Journey of 100 Miles
Order the 100-Mile movie, On the Trail, by Bill Phillips, as seen on PBS.
Entry Form: print and mail
New! Fully online enter and pay:Distance Days Online Entry
Guests and Spectators: tickets to banquet and other Distance Days mealsGuest & Spectator Meal Tickets
Come to the 1930’s Garden Party and Open House on Awards Day!
Volunteers are needed! Learn More & Sign Up
802-457-1509 ext. 219
PO Box 8, South Woodstock, VT 05071
John Miller & Nick Goldsmith
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