Equestrian Trail Rules and Regulations at Richfield Heritage Preserve
- Trails are open from sunrise to sunset
- Ride ONLY on marked equestrian trails
- Shortcuts or new trails are prohibited
- Horses must be controlled at all times
- Ride single file when another rider is approaching from either direction
- Keep right, pass on left, and warn before passing
- Pedestrians MUST step aside for equestrians. When meeting or passing a horseback rider, do so with caution. Be prepared to stop and move off of the trail.
- Water is not currently available
- Use of bicycles is prohibited on equestrian trails
- Remove all hay and manure from the parking area
- No smoking allowed on the trails
- No riding double. Only one rider per horse.
- All riders under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times
- Each rider is responsible for their actions and those of their mount. Ignorance of the rules does not release the rider of responsibility should an accident occur.
- For trail closure information, call Molly Eastwood at 330-603-0820
10.2 Horses: No person shall ride any horse or other animal within the Park, except upon bridle trails established for horseback riders. Nor shall any person ride a horse in such a manner as to endanger the rider, horse, or any other person or property. Horseback riders shall yield right-of-way to pedestrians and motorists in the Park where bridle trails intersect with foot trails, roads, drives, and parkways