State 4-H Camp Trail Ride in Halsey

4-H Clover


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 over 50 years. 

The 4-H Trail Ride will be October 13-15, 2017.

Click here for agenda & registration form.

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.

Registration fee is $50 if postmarked before October 1, 2017 ($65 after October 1st).  Saturday night dinner, entertainment, and auction is included in the registration fee, but anyone can attend for $20 each. 

Sun shining through the trees in the Halsey National Forest 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 Bruce Treffer at 308-324-5501 or


Schedule of Events

Friday, October 13, 2017

4:00 pm     Panel Party- help set up the pens.  Dinner on your own.

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.  Free will donation for provided certified weed free hay.)


Saturday, October 14, 2017

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)

1:00 pm     AQHA Trail Challenge Clinic

6:00 pm     Dinner at the Lodge

7:00 pm     Crafts, Live Auction, Silent Auction & Music by "Bree DeNaeyer and the Haywaddies"

Dance the night away!

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

Sunday, October 15, 2017

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 Bruce Treffer at 308-324-5501