Hunt Monitor

(540) 829-8353

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

Hon. Secretary  434-960-7975

Field Secretary - 540-672-5128 

Bull Run Hunt's Camping Weekend Trailride 2017

Friday, April 28 - Sunday, April 30

Locust Hill Preserve 

8070 North James Madison Highway, Rapidan, VA  22733

Please note this will be the only weekend ride this year.  No Fall ride.

 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.  

Registration is OPEN!  Spots are Limited!  Register early to reserve yours!

Downloadable Waiver/Registration - CLICK HERE

$70 for Adults , $45 for 12 & Under, $35 for Non-Riders

Pre-registration is REQUIRED

Check out the Facebook Event page here!

Schedule
Friday, April 28 - 7 mile short rides (no meals provided) - NO ARRIVALS BEFORE NOON
Saturday, April 29 - 15 mile or 20 mile ride, Breakfast, Lunch on trail, and Dinner with Live Music provided
Sunday, April 30 - 12 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 sensitive horses.  

There will be some small mountain trails and possible gravel areas.

Thank you SO much to AntscapePhoto.com 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
  • NO GENERATORS AFTER 11PM (Medical Exceptions ONLY)
  • 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 - not fair to folks on the wait list.  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. 

 

YOU WILL NOT BE ADMITTED WITHOUT A NEGATIVE COGGINS COPY FOR US TO KEEP.

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.