Hunt Monitor

(540) 829-8353

Please always call before heading out to make sure of time, fixture, and conditions.

Hon. Secretary  908-400-8223

Field Secretary - 540-672-5128 

Bull Run Hunt's Camping Weekend Trailride 2018

As of 3/13/18 the April 2018 Bull Run Camping Trailride has been cancelled due to lack of entries. We posted the ride “Closed” to prevent additional entries until we could respectfully contact each person that did enter.

Locust Hill Preserve 

8070 North James Madison Highway, Rapidan, VA  22733

 Come camp with your horse and friends while riding through some of the most gorgeous hunt country in Virginia!  All proceeds go to Bull Run Hunt for the care of the hounds and management of the territory.   

Downloadable Waiver/Registration - No Longer Available

$75 for Adults , $45 for 12 & Under, $40 for Non-Riders

Pre-registration is REQUIRED

Check out the Facebook Event page here!

Friday, April 20 - 5.5 mile short rides (no meals provided) - NO ARRIVALS BEFORE NOON, CAMP AREA WILL BE CLOSED OFF AND NOT ACCESSIBLE
Saturday, April 21 - 12 mile or 14 mile ride, Breakfast, Lunch on trail, and Dinner provided
Sunday, April 22 - 7 mile ride, Continental Breakfast provided

 Registration/Conformation Information

Your cancelled check is considered your confirmation but Bridget Cassidy is happy to speak with anyone that has questions. You can contact her at 540-905-9482.

 Shoes or hoof protection is recommended for all horses.  

There will be some small mountain trails and gravel areas.

Thank you SO much to for many of these photos!  See more here!

Rules and Information

  • This is primitive camping - No hook-up, no electric
  • HELMETS recommended for all riders, REQUIRED for under 18
  • Horse Water will be available
  • Campfires in containers IF fire law allows (weather dependent)
  • 20x20 pens max
  • Absolutely NO Alcohol on the Trail
  • NO SMOKING on trails.
  • NO trash on trails.
  • NO loose dogs!  NO EXCEPTIONS - if your dog is loose you will be told to leave.  Dogs MUST be confined or tied at camp!  NO DOGS ON TRAIL!
  • No ponying or double riding
  • Horse water available on the longer trails either by natural waterway or container.  
  • Do not leave the trail you are riding each day.  
  • If you encounter Ground Bees, ride fast for 200 yards before stopping!  
  • Please pull over and make way for faster riders.
  • PLEASE STAY OFF CROPS - The ride is on PRIVATE land with the generosity of our landowners.  Please be courteous and appreciative to anyone you see.  
  • No one out on trail before 8:30am (12:30 on Friday) and ONLY ride the designated ride each day.  We have made special arrangements with landowners so they know when to expect people.

Click on the maps and icons below to get directions or use the link below it to get a larger map.

View BRH Camping Weekend in a larger map

***Management reserves the right to evict any unruly horse or rider without refund***
No refunds, No transfers.  The rides go RAIN or SHINE.
No email registration!  All materials (waiver/registration form, Coggins) must be mailed to:
Bull Run Hunt Trailride
c/o Bridget Cassidy
3687 Ruth Rd.
Madison, VA 22727
Questions?  Call Bridget Cassidy at 540-905-9482 or Rosie Campbell at 540-672-5128


All important announcements about the trailride will be available by calling our "hunt monitor" number - (540) 829-8353. 



When you arrive please have a copy ready to give us if you did not send it in with your registration and payment.  We will be collecting them before you can park/unload and we don't want to hold up the line.