Ride NameBorder Battle Boogie
Ride RegionMidwest
Ride Date05/17/2020
How many days is this ride?2 days
Ride Manager NameDebra Moe
Ride Manager EmailEmail hidden; Javascript is required.
Ride Manager Phone(715) 222-3626
Ride Flyer2020-BorderBattleBoogie-Flyer.pdf
Sanctioning Organizations
  • AERC
  • MDDA
Ride Distances Offered
  • 50 Endurance
  • 25 Limited Distance
  • 25 CTR or similar
  • Intro
  • Drive
Ride Distances Offered by Day
Day Distances
SA: 50E, 25LD, 25CTR
SU: 25LD, 25CTR, 11N, 15D
Ride Camp Description
  • Camp is in a campground
  • Camp is on public land.
Ride Camp Websitehttps://dnr.wi.gov/topic/stateforests/govknowles/
Ride Camp LocationTrade River Equestrian Campground
2988 Evergreen Avenue
Cushing, WI 54006
Map It
Ride Camp GEO Coordinates45°35'59.6"N 92°46'25.0"W
Directions to Ride Camp

From Highway 87 north of Cushing, WI, take Evergreen Avenue west approximately 6 miles to campground entrance. There are several signs to assist you.

Fees Required
  • Camping Fee
  • Vehicle Fee
  • Horse Trail Pass Fee
Campground Map Linkhttps://dnr.wi.gov/topic/StateForests/govKnowles/documents/equestrianCampground.pdf
Camp site information
  • First come - first served sites offered
  • Reserveable sites offered
  • Sites reserved through land owner (ie DNR)
  • Doubling up on sites allowed
  • Electric site available
  • Overflow camping is available.
  • Alternate location camping is available
Reservations Linkhttps://wisconsin.goingtocamp.com
Onsite Amenities
  • Potable water on site
  • Pit toilets.
  • Dump Station on site
  • Must pack garbage out
  • Cell service is poor
Dogs & Generators
  • Dogs allowed
  • Generators allowed within specified hours only
Camping - additional information

There are 40 sites, half are first come, first served and half can be reserved. An additional overflow lot can accommodate another 10-15 rigs. We will find room for you. Sites are large and some can be doubled up, with permission from ride management or DNR. No one is allowed to mark off or hold a site for anyone for any reason.

Horse Containment
  • High-lines - optional
  • Tie to trailer - optional
  • Electric pens allowed
  • Portable corrals allowed
Additional Information on Horse Containment

Horses can be contained in any manner deemed safe. Please limit the number of horses per pen and do not impede on your neighbor's high line space with your electric pen.

Meals Information
  • Award potluck dinner (bring a dish to pass)
  • Restaurant within 15 minute drive
  • Gas Station within 15 minute drive
Nearest Gas Station or Convenience StoreMini Mart - 2460 WI-87, Cushing, WI 54006. Approx 7 miles away.
Nearest Hospital20 Miles. Saint Croix Regional Medical Center. 235 E State St, St Croix Falls, WI 54024, (800) 642-1336.
Nearest Horse Veterinary Facilities25 Miles: Osceola Veterinary Service 892 County Rd S, Osceola, WI 54020, (715) 294-3431
Trail characteristics
  • Loops
  • Lollipops
  • Water crossing - below the knee
  • Large bridge decks
  • Small bridge decks
  • Riding on Gravel roads
  • Mild Sand
  • Mild Mud
  • Two-Track
  • Single-Track
  • Flat ride
On a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 is barefoot friendly and 5 is hoof protection required, rate this trail.1
Trail Description

Trails are mostly 2 track trails through the forest with excellent footing even with a lot of rain due. Additional sections include some sandstone gravel roads, single track with some roots to watch for, a couple of wood bridge decks without railings, two larger bridge decks with railings, and a small stream crossing. This is a beginner friendly trail for both green horses and green riders. There may be logging equipment onsite, so be aware of those.

Vet Checks
  • All checks in camp
  • May include Gate & Go checks
Number of holds for a 50/60
  • 2 Holds
Tentative Schedule
Description Time
Registration Friday @ 3:00PM
Vetting Friday @ 5:00PM to 8:00PM
Ride Meeting Friday at 7:30PM
Vetting Saturday @ 6:00AM
Pot Luck\Awards Saturday 6:00PM
Ride Meeting Saturday @ 7:30PM
Vetting Sunday @ 6:00AM
Novice Ride Meeting Sunday @ 9:00AM
Awards Sunday @ 1:00PM
Registration Type
  • Pre-registrations appreciated
  • On site registration accepted with no additional fee
Mail Registration To:Cathe Cheesebrow
1866 Bennett Street
River Falls, WI 54013
Email Registration form to:Email hidden; Javascript is required.
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