2017 Massachusetts Ride for the Ribbon

Felton Field, Barre, MA

Felton Field, Barre, Massachusetts, Barre, MA 01005

The 11th Annual Massachusetts Ride for the Ribbon® will take place at Felton Field in Barre, MA on Sunday, June 4, 2017. The trails consist of dirt roads, railroad bed, wooded trails and some paved roads covering approximately 9.8 miles. We work extra hard to make sure there are lots of trail markers as well as ride directions for you to take with you.

We look forward to making your ride even more enjoyable this year!

Directions to Felton Field (PDF)


• The ride will be held rain or shine.

• Parking area opens at 7:30 a.m. the day of the ride. There is also limited space for overnight parking/camping with your trailer the night before the ride. Please contact us for more information and to reserve a stall if you need one, otherwise you must provide “containment” of your own for your horse.

• Registration and breakfast/refreshments open at 8:00 am.

• Riders must start course between 9:00 and 11:00 am.

• This ride is an NEHT affiliated ride.

• Riders must contribute or raise a minimum donation of $250 to participate in the Ride.

• A limited number of "rider sponsorships" may be available.

• Registration is limited to riders who submit the registration form and a minimum of $250 before May 22, 2017.

• Registration and qualifications for rider awards close on May 22, 2017. Riders who will be collecting donations online do not have to mail in the $250 with their registration.

• A confirmation letter and directions to the event will be mailed or e-mailed to each registered rider.

Release forms must be printed and mailed before the day of the ride - mail to Massachusetts Ride for the Ribbon Registrar, 49 Gleasondale Road, Stow, MA 01775

• A $10.00 CASH "Event Fee" will be collected on the day of the ride.

• Riders must be 12 years of age or older. Riders 12 to 17 years old must be accompanied by a rider 21 years of age or older.

• Helmets (ASTM/SEI approved) and leather footwear with heels are required for all riders.

• There is running water available on site.

• There are flushing toilets on site.

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