Trail Rides

OPEN RIDING

Gyp Hills Trail Rides is open to campers and riders with advanced reservations. Your visit can be scheduled at any time, except during organized rides and private events listed below. Visitors will be given a map with boundaries and landmarks of the land available to ride. We also offer guided rides for groups upon request. We welcome groups of all kinds, from saddle clubs, church groups, 4-H clubs, etc. 

We also have a wide open field available that is often used for equine games such as obstacle courses, barrel racing, broom ball, etc. Bring your own equipment, or use of Trail Ride equipment is available upon request. 

In the past we have also hosted cattle drive events. Please call if you are interested in this type of event.

Costs for an Open Riding visit is $10 per day, per person. Contact us directly to reserve a space for your party.

Visitors must provide their own equine, tack and camping equipment. We do not provide equine for rent. 

Phone: 

  • Robert and Karen Larson 620-886-0776

  • Charyl Zier 785-452-1214

  • Mark Zier 913-594-1350

Email:  gyphilltrailride@hotmail.com

Outdoor pens are available for rent with advanced reservations. Pens are $20 per weekend, with a maximum of 2 equine per pen. 

 

MAY 6 & 7, 2017:  ALL WOMEN'S RIDE

Our first Spring organized ride is also known as "Carry's Cavalry" after Medicine Lodge celebrity Carry Nation. Gather a group of your best girlfriends and enjoy an all women trail ride through the Gyp Hills countryside.  No men allowed! 

Ride Details:

  • Ride departs at 10 am on Saturday
  • Held rain or shine
  • Pack your own chow
  • Potluck dinner Saturday night
  • Saturday evening equine games

Cost - $40 per person 

Riders and campers my arrive at noon on Friday, and depart by 5 pm on Sunday. In case of cancellations, reservations can be transferred to another rider. 

Memorial Day Weekend, 2017

Tour guided rides and equine games will be available, please call for details. 

June 1-3, 2017 - Reserved for Kicking Bear Camp 

We will not be taking reservations for private trail riding during this event. 

Labor Day Weekend, 2017

Tour guided rides and equine games will be available, please call for details. 

September 23 & 24, 2017 - Peace Treaty Indian Summer Days

Tour guided rides and equine games will be available during the weekend of Medicine Lodge's Peace Treaty Indian Summer Days event.

For more details on our weekend ride, visit our Indian Summer Days Page

For more information on the 2017 Indian Summer Days, visit www.peacetreaty.org

October 14th & 15th,  2017 - ALL MULE RIDE

Gyp Hills Trail Rides welcomes long-eared equine riders to the ranch every second weekend in October. Trail guides will lead you and your mount on a special Mule and Donkey only ride designed especially for long-eared equine. We also will hold the Extreme Trail Ride Competition during this weekend event. This ride is usually a bit noisier than our other rides, but we really look forward to this special weekend every year!

All Mule Ride Details:

  • Held rain or shine

  • Open to Mules and Donkeys only

  • Pack your own chow Saturday

  • Potluck dinner Saturday evening

  • Breakfast Sunday morning

Cost is $40 per person 

Riders and campers my arrive at noon on Friday, and depart by 5 pm on Sunday. In case of cancellations, reservations can be transferred to another rider.