Friday 22 April 2011

MW: Thistle Down Run - Minnesota

Thistle Down Run
August 20 & 21, 2011
Frazee, Minnesota

Schedule: Saturday Start*Sunday Start* Fee
50 Mile Endurance 6:15 am start$70 Sr - $50 Jr
25 Mile Limited Distance6:45 am start6:15 am start $55 Sr – $40 Jr
25 Mile Competitive8:45 am start8:00 am start$50 Sr – $35 Jr
12 Mile Novice 8:00 am start $25 all

*Times listed are earliest start possible – All Jr. riders must wear a helmet!
Early entries can be mailed to Ride Manager
No fees refunded after horse is vetted through.

*This ride is sponsored by MNDRA
*Sanctioned by MNDRA, UMECRA, and AERC
*Copy of negative Coggins required of all horses to leave with management
*Endurance: $15 surcharge without current AERC card
*Appropriate completion and placing awards
*Saturday night potluck and awards (please bring a dish to share)

Trail: 25 miles of varied terrain through grass fields, rolling hills, and hardwood forests on single and 2 track trails has something for everyone. Vet checks in camp.

Camping: All land used is private, so please respect owners property. Camping will be primitive with water available, pit toilets, and no electricity. Camping fees go to landowners for use of their property. Early camping available, call ahead.
$25/night or $20/night with 2 or more nights $10/day use only

Location: Coming from the east on US Hwy 10 - 3 miles west of first Frazee exit/State Hwy rest area. Coming from the west on US Hwy 10 - 5.5 miles east of the Detroit Lakes Holiday Inn.
Site is right off highway on south side and will be marked.

Ride Managers:
Teresa and Dale Fett
11684 Woods Drive
Frazee, MN. 56544

Sandy Fett

Head Vet: Dr. Travis Kuhlka
Second Vet: Dr. Randall Lindeman

Special Thanks to land owners:
Scott & Lisa Piche, Les & Pat Kertscher ,
Vinton & Joyce Vogler , Dale & Teresa Fett

For more information, see A ride schedule can be downloaded from the top of the page, or you can download one here:

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