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  • Potato Creek Summer Spud Run, August 2023

    We too advantage of the electric sites and nice bath house at one of our favorite parks to put on a 3 Day CMO ride at lovely Potato Creek State park the first weekend in August. A grand total of 50 riders – 40 adults and 10 junior riders – participated over the three days.…

  • What Else Could Go Wrong-Part 2

    This is part 2 of my story. If you haven’t seen part 1, go back a post and read about the start of an “eventful” CMO at Stoney Run park in Indiana earlier this year! So I’m back on my horse, Jeanne and I are heading towards camp, now looking for clues 3, 2 and…

  • What Else Could Go Wrong?

    From Karen Tellef.  I am a casual CMO-er, my first one being in the 90s. One of my favorite partners is my friend Jeanne. My buckskin Morgan Raz and her black Morgan Mocha are perfectly matched. I was excited to see a CMO at Stoney Run Park in Indiana. I used to condition my last…

  • Wrangler Roundup CMO (KY/TN)

    from Rena Bartlett: What a Weekend!! It was blazing hot.. last call was 148 degrees I think lol. Setting up was blistering.. Friday evening and Saturday were so hot.. then in came the downpour for a brutally wet Sunday. We had some real troopers this weekend! Riders from 4 states. Two new and amazing gals…

  • Middle Fork CMO (INIL)

    Late in June, our part of Illinois experienced a derecho (a straight-line wind storm) with winds up to 90 mph. Mature, healthy trees were snapped like toothpicks. The Middle Fork Wildlife Area was hit hard. Parts of the campgrounds were unusable, and many trails were impassable. The park rangers did a wonderful job of clearing…

  • Kentucky Kick-Off 2023

    (posted by Suzie Doer) This was our first time doing CMO, and we are hooked!Trail riding has a whole new definition for us now. All I can say is it’s sort of like being a pirate on horseback.Right before heading out, you’re given a list of clues, a map with a bunch of circles on…

  • Tip River CMO

    On May 20th, 30 riders came out to enjoy one of our favorite CMO locations – Tip River! The Weekend Wranglers dominated the short course getting first place while Stacey and Beth tore up the long course in 1:45:55. Hot on their heels were the Gypsy Travelers, who were racing against time to make it…

  • Potato Creek CMO June 3/4 2023

    This was Jen Martin’s first time to manage a cmo and only my third or fourth so we struggled a bit with the Saturday ride. It didn’t help that the temps were in the 90’s either! A big thank you to all who came out to ride on Saturday and brave the heat and our…

  • Michigan’s Ez Pz Lemon Squeezy CMO

    We had an overall wonderful ride this past weekend at Silver Creek County Park in Allegan, MI. The hot weather kept us all toasty but good company made it worth it. We had the pleasure of meeting Janet Mack all the way from Montana for a CMO (she was in town her daughter’s pregnancy). She…

  • Wildcat Spring CMO

    Our 2023 season kicked off with a beautiful spring weekend at Wildcat Creek horse park, a private horse campground and trail system managed by Linda and Charlie Beard. The weather was perfect, the trails in good condition and the wildflowers were everywhere. The creek was higher than it is usually during the summer and moving…