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April 2019

Traveling Horseman Trailer Seminar

April 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This clinic is geared toward those who are new to trailering, and those looking for more confidence and a better understanding of trailer safety. The morning session will be a lecture format in which we’ll review the trailer systems including the coupler, tires, brakes and lights.  We will emphasize the proper function of each system.  We will also learn how to perform a pre-trip inspection and why we should do it each and every time, and what we should have…

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May 2019

Positive Reinforcement Lecture

May 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

What is Positive Reinforcement and Why Should I Care? What is positive reinforcement and how can you use it to improve your teaching and training? In this workshop Jane Jackson of Bookends Farm will dispense with the myths and focus on what behavioral science tells us about the best way to train to get the performance you want. Jane will explain how to include positive reinforcement in your plans including how to use a marker to pinpoint correct responses from…

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January 2020

Sleighing Weekend ~ Cancelled

January 11, 2020 - January 12, 2020

Visit a winter wonderland at GMHA Due to undesirable weather, the January Sleigh Rally has been cancelled. We don't need volunteers for the Sleighing Weekends, but we'd love to have you come spectate! Please consider volunteering at our driving events later in the season with full-day or half-day options available. Breakfast/lunch available and Dark Horse Chocolates for all volunteers. Contact GMHA if you can lend a hand!Kelly Cyr Kelly@gmhainc.org Call: 802-457-1509 ext 203Horse Health Requirements 12.20.18 Rabies Vaccination Requirements 12.20.18…

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February 2020

CANCELLED ~ Sleighing Weekend

February 15, 2020 - February 16, 2020

Visit a winter wonderland at GMHA Saturday Combined Test: Dressage Posted Order of Go Start Time: TBD Cones to begin after lunch Sunday Sleigh Rally: The morning will kick off with obstacles and the cross country pace. Afternoon classes will begin with Currier and Ives Potluck style lunch both Saturday & Sunday, open to competitors (and family & friends).  Please bring a dish to share! We don't need volunteers for the Sleighing Weekends, but we'd love to have you come…

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May 2020

May Schooling Show – CANCELED

Come join us for a fun weekend at GMHA's Schooling Show! Classes include lead line, equitation, and pleasure for all levels! Games, trail class, and jumpers from 2’3″ to 3’6″… something for everyone!

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CANCELED-Memorial Day Pleasure Ride

May 23, 2020 - May 24, 2020

Join us for the traditional opening weekend of our off-road trails! Saturday and Sunday depart from and return to the GMHA grounds. Each day will feature a different marked trail with short and long mileage options.

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June 2020

CANCELED-Spring Competitive Trail Ride & Drive, Endurance, & Pleasure Rides

June 6, 2020 - June 7, 2020

The Spring Distance Rides at GMHA bring together competitive trail, endurance and pleasure riding in one fun weekend. Lots of options are offered for trail distances. This event is great for green horse/riders and experienced competitors alike. Mix and match your options and enjoy.

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June Dressage Show – CANCELED

June 12, 2020 - June 14, 2020

Three days, four rings, all levels! We're hosting Intro through Grand Prix classes, including qualifiers for all national programs. Join us for one of New England's premier dressage competitions.

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Members’ Days- Dressage

GMHA Membership benefits include the use of the facility, equipment and trails on Members’ Days.

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Members’ Days- Trails Only

June 16, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

GMHA Membership benefits include the use of the facility, equipment and trails on Members’ Days.

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Members’ Days

June 30, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

GMHA Membership benefits include the use of the facility, equipment and trails on Members’ Days.

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July 2020

Twilight Pleasure Ride

July 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The day is long and the moon is full. Come to GMHA for a cool evening trail ride.

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Members’ Days- Trails Only

July 14, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

GMHA Membership benefits include the use of the facility, equipment and trails on Members’ Days.

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Members’ Days- Trails Only

July 15, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

GMHA Membership benefits include the use of the facility, equipment and trails on Members’ Days.

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Navigator Clinic

July 31, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for a fun day of eventing! Casual competition with an educational focus is the game at the annual Starter Horse Trials.

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August 2020

2-Day 50-Mile CTR&D with Single Day 25’s & Pleasure Rides

August 1, 2020 - August 2, 2020

Test your horse's conditioning over a 2-Day, 50-Mile ECTRA sanctioned competitive trail ride and drive, or do a single-day 25-mile ride. Pleasure ride options are also offered both days at varying distances to suit everyone. Catered meals, stabling, free camping. Gorgeous, well-marked trails.

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CANCELED Jumper Schooling Day

Get warmed up and school professionally designed course before Festival of Eventing weekend.

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September 2020

Distance Days Featuring the 84th Annual 100 Mile Ride

September 4, 2020 - September 6, 2020

Distance Days is a 3-day celebration of equestrian trail riding. Competitive and pleasure riding are offered all 3 days with an incredible variety of distances. The weekend is built around the historic 3-Day 100-Mile Ride - the oldest and first in the U.S., now in its 84th year.

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Fall Foliage Pleasure Ride

September 24, 2020 - September 27, 2020

This year's Fall Foliage Rides will feature up to 5 full days of pleasure riding! We invite riders of all disciplines, ages, and abilities to join us for these opportunities to enjoy GMHA’s legendary trails at your own pace with your favorite friends, both human and equine.

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Members’ Days- Trails Only

September 28, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

GMHA Membership benefits include the use of the facility, equipment and trails on Members’ Days.

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Members’ Days- Trails Only

September 29, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

GMHA Membership benefits include the use of the facility, equipment and trails on Members’ Days.

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October 2020

Members’ Days- Dressage

GMHA Membership benefits include the use of the facility, equipment and trails on Members' Days.

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Fall Endurance 50/30 & Pleasure Rides

October 10, 2020 - October 11, 2020

The 50-Mile Endurance & 30-Mile Limited Distance Endurance Ride will cap off the GMHA season.  This ride draws both Competitive Trail riders and Endurance riders, as many folks enjoy competing in both types of distance riding. It is dual-sanctioned by AERC and ECTRA.

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Hunter Pace- Canceled

Come and enjoy a beautiful pace in the perfect hunt country surrounding GMHA. A Hunter Pace has its origins in foxhunting - it is a conditioning ride for hunters with a hidden optimum time.

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December 2020

Sleighing Sunday (December Sleigh Rally) ~Canceled~

Due to Vermont Guidlines, we have decided to cancel the December Sleigh Rally. We will keep a close eye on future guidlines in hopes that the January and February Sleigh Rallies will proceed as scheduled. We don't need volunteers for the Sleighing Weekends, but we'd love to have you come spectate! Please consider volunteering at our driving events later in the season with full-day or half-day options available. Breakfast/lunch available and Dark Horse Chocolates for all volunteers. Contact GMHA if…

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