The Alpena County Horsemen's Club is a group of people with a common yet diverse interest in horses and related activities.  Member's interests include showing (at local, state and national levels), training, breeding, trail riding, horse camping, search and rescue,and driving. We are all about enjoying and getting the most out of the time that we spend with our horses. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in horses. 

TRAIL RIDING

For complete details
on all trail riding see our
Trail Rides page. 

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MEMORIES of Memorial Day Weekend
Campout 2017


ENJOY looking at the fun everyone had...be thinking of joining us next Memorial Day Weekend by planning ahead and marking your calendars...MARK them now!!!




 


  



CAMPFIRES are back. We are all looking forward to seeing everyone in camp and on the trails.


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The Alpena County Horseman's Club presented...
 FUN HORSE SHOW! at the Optomist Acres  


This event was held Saturday June 3rd, 2017.   Terra Koss did a WONDERFUL job in organizing the event. A GREAT time was had by all who were in attendance. A "BIG" "Thank You" goes out to all the volunteers who helped to make this event successful.

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Scholarships: Each year the ACHC has an Equine Education Scholarship in the amount of  $250 available. If interested, we suggest filling out an application. Applicant should be at least a high school senior or beyond. Application is found in MEMBERSHIP INFO. If you wish to send form to your computer application and fill out the form---E-Mail completed form to Laurie Lamont---llpiper@hotmail.com.
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Optimist Acre Rides:
PUBLIC Welcome

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Enjoy these pictures from our 2017 "Labor Day Campout" ......


CLUB NEWS





CAMPOUT DAYS:
WEEKEND FUN
Dates are in for this years campouts:

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
May 25-29, 2017 ACHC Memorial Day
Campout-----Group Camp at Elk Hill, Pigeon River Country.. A "FUN" time was had by all.

July 13-16, 2017 ACHC Free Weekend Campout-----South Branch Trail Camp

THE FOLLOWING DATES ARE PENDING, BECAUSE RESERVATIONS CAN ONLY BE MADE 6 MONTHS IN ADVANCE:

LABOR DAY WEEKEND
August 31- September 4, 2017 ACHC Labor Day Campout-----Group Camp at Elk Hill, Pigeon river Country...
EVERYONE had a Great time. Be sure to check out pictures on this web page.

FALL RIDE
September 28-October 1, 2017 ACHC Campout----Group Campout at Elk Hill, Pigeon River Country


COLOR RIDE
October 12-15, 2017 ACHC Group Campout----Group Camp at Elk Hill, Pigeon River Country


MARK your calendars and come enjoy the fun.
Reservations for all campouts can be made by calling Darlene Alexander at 989-727-3137
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Do look over the calendar of events Jackie Konecke has set up for some fundraisers and be sure to volunteer. All hands are needed and your help is greatly appreciated.
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For all those who "love" Riding.......
EXPLORING the adventures on a horse.

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Wishing everyone  a 

 GREAT 2017.
GREAT ACHC moments/memories will continue to come.

  Our "Annual Christmas Party" was fun for all in attendance. Here are some pictures of that special night. Be sure to include this special time for 2017 in your plans.






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ALPENA COUNTY HORSEMANS CLUB---
     NEED VOLUNTEERS...
Call Jackie Konecke
(989) 356-0071 if questions.



Alpena County Horseman's Club Sponsored Clinic ----

Parelli Clinic:

Clinic was held
@ Optimist Acres.
All went well and much was learned. Fun was had by all who were in attendance.






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Calendar of EVENTS:


July 11, 2017  ACHC Meeting ... Darlene Alexander's 10342 Nicholson Hill Rd.
Hubbard Lake 
POTLUCK
Bring a chair

Here is a picture from a very enjoyable evening/meeting at Darlene's.



July 19, 2017
  Adopt a Highway Cleanup ... Methodist Church Parking Lot ... 6:30 P.M.

July 29, 2017  & August 5, 2017
NEMAHC point approved ... in conjunction with Alpena County Fair

August 8, 2017  Meeting was held at Karen Kowalski's. Jackie's 50th birthday was celebrated...



Tentatively show date ... August 16, 2017  6:30 P.M. NEMAHC point approved. Details 727-3145 Bonnie.  

September 12, 2017     Meeting and Annual Steak Fry... Alpena Cycle Club ... 5:30 P.M.

September 20, 2017  Adopt a Highway Cleanup ... Methodist Church Parking Lot ... 6:30 P.M.

October 10, 2017
 
ACHC Club Meeting. Aplex. 6:30 P.M.

November 14, 2017
 
ACHC Club Meeting. Aplex. 6:30 P.M.

December 12, 2017
  ACHC Club Meeting and Christmas Party. Aplex. 6:30 P.M.

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ATTENTION-----IMPORTANT
 
Kathy Johnson, one of our dear equestrian friends, has Lou  Gehrig  Disease. The Alpena County Horsemen "s Club will be selling 50/50 raffle tickets at "comedy for a cause" on December 1 and 2, 2017 at the Aplex. Please come out and support! All raffle ticket proceeds will go to Kathy Johnson. If you are unable to attend and like to donate please send a check c/o  Alpena County Horsemen Club/ Darlene Alexander.

 

 

 

 


Do You Have Some Cool Event Photo's 
for the Website?

Send them to Bonnie or Jackie
as an Email Attachment

LOOKING BACK:
Getting ready for Labor Day Potlock at PRC. Always a fun adventure for all....such "wonderful" FOOD prepared by GREAT cooks. Take time to mark this adventure on your "calendar" for this year also ...it is coming soon.

THE NEXT BIG EVENT!

SEE ALL EVENTS ON THE CALENDAR PAGE!

 ATTENTION: If you are trying to view CALENDAR of events from left side of this page, on your cell phone, this web builder will not allow you to view unless you scroll all the way down to the bottom. There is a line: View Site in Mobile/Classic. If you select Classic you can view the web page just as it is on any computer or cell phone. If you do not select, highlighted dates are all you will see.

 

 

 

ACHC Memorial Day Campout PICTURES continued--------

Wonderful weekend.
Lots of friendly folks - lots of great trail riding - lots of good food!!
Be sure to join us next time for all the fun.


         
   
  





















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FEATURES 

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Have an idea for Group Camping? 

 Contact Jackie Konecke at 989-356-0071
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Want to plan a Day Ride? Contact...

Indian Reserve Road, Chippewa Hills or Graham Road
Contact Darlene Alexander 989-727-3137
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Weather Alerts! 

For current up-to-the-minute weather
alerts regarding club events and weather
situations, go to the Club Forum page
and click on Weather Alerts
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HERE

Check out this group of "ROAD TO THE HORSE" participants