The Ganaraska Forest Horse club was formed in 1993 to provide an association to support equestrian interests in the Ganaraska Forest. The Club hosts fundraising events, social activities, and education clinics. In addition the Club works with the GRCA to support trail maintenance and safety.
The Ganaraska Forest Horse club is a recreational trail riding club that is devoted to developing a fellowship with other equine enthusiasts to:
enjoy the many trails in the Ganaraska Forest
promote safe trail riding practices and good horsemanship
preserve the privilege of sharing the trails in the Ganaraska Forest with other users
Board of Directors
Our club is managed by a group of energetic volunteers selected each year at the AGM. The Board for 2021 is:
President Jenny Hiscox
Vice-President Jim Pearson
Secretary Jenny Jackman
Treasurer Pauline Kiely
Director at Large Mary Goodwin
Director at Large Lavinia Inbar
Director at Large Brenda Koenig
Past President Dave Grant
Advisor Sherry Blenden
Advisor Joanne Fernall
The GFHC organizes a variety of events throughout the year. In addition to trail rides, the club hosts social events, trail maintenance, fundraising, and education clinics.
Club Contributions to the Ganny
In addition to enjoying many years of shared experiences on the trails, the Club has donated a legacy of equestrian-friendly improvements to the forest. The GFHC has paid for an installed compass markers, funded trail signage, parking lot enhancements, access to water, a paddock near the Forest Centre, installed hitching rails, built a new 10th Line bypass trail, and paid for police patrols.
The GFHC operates under the guidelines published in The Constitution.