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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.

Ron Walker

Vice President

Welcome Back to our board! Ron is an avid rider, worker, & supporter. He is also president of Yankee Springs Trail Riders Asc.

Nicole Thompson

Secretary / Treasurer

Nicole Joined in February 2017 and stepped in to the Secretary role almost immediately. In September NIcole became our treasurer, too!

Sue Manes

long time member, former treasurer and constant 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.

Lea Burger

Welcome Back to our board!

Maggie VanDyken

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

Jennifer Ross

Joined IHTA in 2016

Our newest board member!


MIckey Dawson

Welcome Back to our board!

Mickey is a long time member, and has continued to support Ionia!