State 4-H Camp Trail Ride in Halsey

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Support the State 4-H Camp in Halsey, while you enjoy a guided Trail Ride in Nebraska's scenic Sandhills!  All proceeds from the 4-H Trail Ride will support the State 4-H Camp in Halsey, which is celebrating 50 years. 

The 4-H Trail Ride will be October 7-8-9, 2016.

Click here for agenda & registration form (2016).

Two horses wait in the fog before the 4-H Trail Ride

Savor beautiful scenery while riding trails in the Nebraska National Forest near Halsey.  Enjoy delicious meals, family activities, and great entertainment.  Live and silent auction proceeds will benefit the 4-H Camp. 

Sun shining through the trees in the Halsey National Forest  Anyone can sign up for the Saturday festivities (steak supper, live music, dancing, and the live/silect auctions). 

  Discounted rate for 4-H members- contact the camp for more info!

 Cabins are available at the 4-H Camp, as well as campground spaces with water and electric hookups.  Prefer   a hotel room- there are local hotels near the trail ride.  Certified weed free hay and pens are available for the horses.

For more information, contact Connie Cox at the State 4-H Camp in Halsey at 308.533.2224 or  


2016 Schedule of Events

Friday, October 7, 2016

4:00 pm     Panel Party- help set up the pens, AQHA Challenge Horse Clinic prior to campfire.

Bring your horse and settle in!  Pens and hay are available for the horses. (*Note: the National Forest requires certified weed free hay. Regular hay is not allowed, due to potential weeds spreading into the forest.)

Twilight- campfire (hots dogs and smores, free-will offering)  AQHA Trail Challenge Clinic before campfire.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

8:00 am     Registration (click here for agenda & registration form- PDF)Wagon Rides for the Non-Riders at the State 4-H Camp Trail Ride. See registration form.

9:30 am     Trail Ride (2.5 hours)

12:00 pm   Lunch on the trail

1:00 pm     Trail Ride (3.5 hours)

6:00 pm     Outdoor BBQ at 4-H Lodge- you judge the competition

7:00 pm     Crafts, Live Auction, Silent Auction & Music by the The Old Rusty Minstrels

Dance the night away!

Anyone is welcome to attend the Saturday night Steak Fry, entertainment by the Old Rusty Minstrels, and the auctions ($20 per person for meal).

Sunday, October 9, 2016

7:30 am     Breakfast and Inspirational TimeRiders enjoying the trails at the Halsey National Forest.

10:00 am   Trail Ride (2 hours)

12:30 pm   Lunch

1:30 pm    Trail Ride (optional)


For more information, contact Connie Cox at the State 4-H Camp in Halsey at 308.533.2224 or