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NKHN Trail Blazers

 

Description

NKHN Trail Blazers are part of the Northern Kentucky Horse Network, Inc. The Trail Blazers primary purpose is to layout, build, consult and maintain horse/hiking trails in the NKHN nine county region. They Organize trail rides, promote “Leave No Trace” and support all trail activities. They are a group of hardworking people who enjoy getting out into the woods and creating great places to ride a horse or go for a walk. They are “Horsemen helping Horsemen”.

Chairperson: Buddy Teke - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Co Chair: Sam Goderwis - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it    

Next Meeting Date and Time:Tuesday, July 8th @ 6:30p

Meeting Location: Kenton County Extension Office

Trail Committee accomplishments:

 *Trail Blazers will have an AJ Jolly Work day on the 12th of July starting at 9am. Food and drinks provided. Bring work gloves, loppers, pruners etc. to help clear trails. If you are interested in coming, Contact Jim Mayer. Trails will be closed to riders for the day.

  1. Responsible for re-opened Equestrian trails at A.J. Jolly Park.
  2. Upgraded A.J. Jolly trails and added signage.
  3. Presently working on adding an additional 8 miles of trails
  4. 7 NKHN members certified in trail building.
  5. 4 NKHN members attended Certified Chainsaw Course.
  6. Received $10,000 grant from KHC for trail building.
  7. Raised funds to purchase trail building tools for the Northern Kentucky Area.
  8. 5 NKHN members attended “Leave No Trace” training.



Middlecreek park: There will be a hike at Middlecreek to look at the Horse/Hiking trails and see what needs to have work done and what needs to be changed or improved upon. All are welcome. Tell your friends! March 1rst @ 2pm, meet in the lot.



A J JOLLY PARK TRAILS: Closed for the Season

If you see anything obstructing the trails, let us know what trail it is on and give us some idea what it is, then  please Contact Jim Mayer or Steve Spenlau ASAP  and we will see that it is cleared.

Thank you for your Cooperation 


      UPDATE ON A J JOLLY PARK CAMPGROUND

2014 SEASON

There are 12 Campsites with electric and water hookups. There is also a 28 stall barn. Campground will open on May 3rd for the Weekends only until Memorial Day Weekend then it will be opened everyday until Labor Day weekend then it will be open on Weekends only until October 27,2013 (Weather permitting.) You can go to the CC website at campbellcountyky.org or you can call the Ranger Station at Jolly at 859-635-4423alt for reservations.

Thank you 

NKHN Trail Committee 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Newsflash

IMPROVING YOUR HORSE WITH CLASSICAL DRESSAGE
SPEAKER: CLEON WINGARD
VIDEO: IF HORSES COULD SPEAK
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 13. 2014 7 pm
KENTON COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE
MARSHALL RD
INDEPENDENCE, KY
 

August 16th at AJ Jolly Park

NKHN Obstacle Course Challenge

Timed Course with 10 Obstacles

Starts at 9AM.

 

Scholarship Application for 2014.pdf

Scholarship Instructions 2014.pdf

 

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About NKHN

The Northern Kentucky Horse Network is a collaborative effort among Cooperative Extension, the Conservation Service, horse owners, riders, trainers, riding instructors and equine businesses from all breeds, disciplines and types of horse activities.
We welcome amateurs and professionals, horse hobbyists, local riding clubs, veterinarians, farriers, and businesses with an interest in promoting, protecting and educating horses and horse owners.