first annual NASMA National Rides were held in the Spring of 1996.
Nine rides were hosted in zones across the country. In 1997 over 450
participants enjoyed eleven rides from April to August. Let's keep
this tradition going!|
Each ride in each zone is unique reflecting
the character of the mule and donkey riders of that area. Poker
Rides, campouts, mini trail classes with awards, holiday rides,
raising money for charities, scavenger hunts are just a few of the
themes of past National Rides. All providing great riding, great
camaraderie and usually with some great food.
NASMA's VTP members who participate in a NASMA National Ride can
log their hours just like they would if they were riding in National
Parks, for every one hour of riding, you get to log two hours on
your log sheet. Of course, NASMA requires that you provide a write
up for your ride and provide some photos to be published on the
We are also encouraging VTP Zone Trail Rides! The
only requirement/request is that you send us a quality picture
after/during the ride for use on this web site! Advertisement
will be Free!
If you would be interested in hosting a trail
ride, contact a member of your