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FREDERICKSBURG, VA, October 9, 2013 - Fredericksburg Parks & Recreation continues its 5+ year tradition with the Urban Trail Ride, co-sponsored by the Fredericksburg Police Department to benefit the Virginia Recreation & Parks Society (VRPS) Scholarship Program.

This event will be held Saturday, November 9 from 9am-12pm at Old Mill Park, rain or shine unless there is extreme weather.


The group ride, led by retired Fredericksburg Police Officer Jim Shelhorse, will take participants through historic Fredericksburg to visit many of the City's points of interest to include the Rising Sun Tavern. The pace for the group will be a walk and typically takes two hours to complete.


Registration is now open and applications are available both online at www.fredericksburgva.gov/parksandrec under "Special Events" and at the Dorothy Hart Community Center. The cost is $15 before November 1, $20 after that date. All riders must bring their own horse and have proof of a negative Coggins test for the horse. No stallions allowed. Riders 15-18 years old must be accompanied by an adult


Sponsors for morning coffee, donuts/bagels and afternoon drinks and snacks are needed. If your business is interested, please contact Tiffany Capehart, Special Event & Marketing Coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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