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Ionia Horse Trails Association 

To Preserve and Protect
The first State Park in Lower Michigan to have corrals for your horses!!

Get To Know The Board Members

Kristie Walls


She is focused on preserving your trails, improving the shaded grassy campsites, and loves riding the varied terrain & the water crossing at Ionia.

Robbin Stout

Vice President

7 year member. 

Loves meeting new people and hosting special events. She's ridden since she was 5, worked on multiple ranches, and owns multiple horses.

Sue Manes


long time member

and contributor.

Sue works on trails and is key to pulling off many of our events, too!

Nancy Simmonds

10+ Year Member &

Board member since August 2011.

Nancy likes to ride and camp at ISRA, enjoys events and potlucks, and can always be counted on for work bees!

Nancy is also the president of Fort Custer Horse Friends.

Maggie VanDyken

Maggie is an avid supporter, hard worker at our work bees, and also is our Merchandise Chair.

Lea Burger

Welcome Back to our board!

Nicole Thompson


Nicole Joined in February 2017 and stepped in to the Secretary role almost immediately.

Greg Skeide

Greg just joined IHTA in March of 2015. He's already helped on at least 3 trail work bees, along with the DNR Harvest Fest & Chili Cookoff.  Greg is our new Trails Chair!

Carrie Platte

Selfie time!

Carrie joined IHTA in 2015 and has already worked 3 of our work bees, plus the DNR Harvest Fest & our Chili Cookoff.

Jennifer Ross

Joined IHTA in 2016

Our newest board member!