Are you interesting in trail riding, but you don't own your own horse? A handful of privately owned riding stables operate in southeastern Michigan state parks (prices, hours and regulations vary by location).
Many dedicated volunteers help maintain equestrian trails, plan special events and organize clean-up efforts. Michigan state parks are self-supporting and rely on user fees and dedicated volunteers to help protect and preserve these scenic areas. Consider joining the efforts of these important partners:
The Equine Trails Subcommittee is a subset of the Trails Advisory Council who advises the Director of the DNR and the Governor on the creation, development, operation, and maintenance of motorized and nonmotorized trails in the state.