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NKHN Trail Blazers



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: Interim Chair- Harold Lambert - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Jolly Director: Jim Mayer - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ph.859.472.2880

Next Meeting Date and Time: TBA

Meeting Location: Kenton Co Ext Office

Trail Committee accomplishments:

  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.


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, Harold Lambert and we will see that it is cleared.

Thank you for your Cooperation


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. You can go to the CC website at or you can call the Ranger Station at Jolly at 859-635-4423alt for reservations


Middlecreek park:If you have ridden the park recently and have seen trails that need to be rerouted or reworked please contact Trail Blazers Committee.



Texas Roadhouse Fundraiser!

Come out for dinner at the Texas Roadhouse in Ft. Wright on Sept 26, 2016 and present the flier, 10% of your food purchase will go to NKHN. This is a monthly fundraiser happening every 4th Monday of the month. A delicious way to help the Network!

Click for flier!


10th Annual NKHN A J Jolly Trail Ride


Oct 1, 2016

Come JOIN us as we celebrate our 10th year!

For further details

Contact Jim Mayer (859) 472-2880

Our Hours to Ride Program ends November 30th. Remember to log your hours and turn them in by December 20th. Download the Tracking sheet here.

Scholarship applications have been updated!

Scholarship Application.pdf

Scholarship Information.pdf

Apply Today!


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This is HUNTING SEASON. Please be careful where you are riding.

Wear Orange, Make noise, Put bells on your horse. STAY SAFE!

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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.