Expand Your Trail Skills Free Tails and Tires, Plus Pizza and Trails this Saturday, March 18

Over the recent beautiful days, riders, hikers and horses set out on trails throughout our county. Though we saw respectful encounters on our rides, MCBC strongly believes that you can never be too polite to those you meet in our wild lands.

This Saturday is a great opportunity to learn more about how horses react to cyclists and hikers, as well as the best ways to help an equestrian manage their mount.

To further extend the spirit of cooperation and goodwill from last year’s workshops, Horse Hill (Alto Bowl Horse Owners Association) and MCBC will co-host a series of no cost trail sharing workshops as we approach the opening of Bob Middagh Trail to bicyclists.

Join us for the first one this Saturday, March 18 when we present Tails and Tires 2017!

As you explore Marin’s shared trails, you’ll often encounter users on foot and astride horses. This day of mutual respect and trail education helps bikers, hikers and equestrians learn how to share trails safely with one another.

From 10:00 am to 12:00 noon, MCBC and Horse Hill will present the Tails and Tires workshop on the Alto Bowl Fire Road.

Following this, join us for a tour of the Bob Middagh Trail, including proposed enhancements, and then enjoy free pizza courtesy of Horse Hill!

Tails and Tires Participants will learn:

  • Lessons on basic trail etiquette for each user
  • Horse psychology – how they see and react to approaching objects
  • How to safely pass a horse
  • Saddle time on a horse
  • Interactive bike/horse exercises on the trail
  • Horse desensitizing
  • History of land conservation

Attention Students: This workshop is good for 4 hours of community service!

What: Tails and Tires: Alto Bowl
When: Saturday, March 18 – 10 AM – 1:30 PM
Price: Free!
Register now at https://trailsandtirescaminoalto.eventbrite.com

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