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GMHA Distance Days

August 30 - September 1

DISTANCE DAYS – A Three Day Celebration of Competitive Riding at GMHA

Featuring the 88th Annual 100-Mile Competitive Trail Ride (CTR)

A 3-Day 100-Mile Competitive Trail Ride is a unique equestrian challenge. The GMHA 100-Mile is the first of its kind, dating back to 1936. It is still one of the best tests of horsemanship and equestrian fitness available today.

  • 40 miles the first day,
  • 40 miles the second day, and
  • 20 miles the third day under ECTRA-sanctioned competitive trail rules.

The horse who completes the distance within the time window in the best overall condition wins. Enjoy the fun and friendly competition all wrapped up in 88 years of tradition!
Learn more about ECTRA competitive trail .

Competitive Trail Options:

Not up to 100 miles in 3 days?  Distance Days offers you other distance options for competitive trail.  Please see the entry form for additional choices.

  • Free camping on grounds for GMHA members. A shower is also available for members. Camping spots are first-come, first-served, so sign up early.
  • Horses are stabled in our top-notch shed row barns or in the historic Upwey Barn.
  • Stall decoration contest! Theme TBA.
  • The most beautiful trails and views
  • This ride is affiliated with New England Horse & Trail
  • Well-marked trails
  • Awards galore
  • On-line registration coming soon!


August 30
September 1


South Woodstock, VT
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Mickey Perry
802-457-1509 ext. 220