April 28, 2018 Park Serve Day Upton State Forest

This work day was held in conjunction with the Friends of the Upton State Forest. We had seven BSTRA members that started tackling the mess out on the trails. There were numerous trees down across the trails along with a ton of trees leaning over the trails and piles of branches. Those last two nor’easter…

April 8, 2018 March Madness Ride

We keep calling this the March Madness Ride, but we end up having it in April because of the weather. I guess that is our madness! There was so much tree damage from the March storms that this ride would not have been possible with out the help of the Department of Conservation & Recreation…

2018 AGM & Awards Banquet

Held Sunday afternoon, February 4th, at the Coachmen’s Lodge in Bellingham, MA, a good time was had by all!  Nice venue, good food, good service, generous raffle items, and Mother Nature smiled on us!  Thank you to all the volunteers who pulled this together and to each and every one who attended.  Congratulations and good…

Dec. 3, 2017 Early Christmas Ride

Organized by Carolyn Weeks, Annamaria Paul, and Teresa McGuire, this was a great ride to end the season. We had a lot to be thankful for:  sunny weather, great trails, 48 riders, lunch in the barn, and a Yankee Swap.  Many riders dressed festively with reindeer, elves, and garland in abundance.  This ride was sponsored…

November 5, 2017 Turkey Trot Ride

This ride, held at Myles Standish State Forest, had 44 riders come from as far away as western Massachusetts and Martha’s Vineyard!  The day was warm and not in keeping with the traditional cold weather we usually have at the beginning of November.  South Shore Equine Clinic set up a table and donated items for…

October 29, 2017 Big Pumpkin Ride

With rain on and off all day, it certainly was nice to have the headquarters building available with plenty of food and delicious pumpkin desserts.  Many horses and riders came in costume & were judged in four categories.  Thank you to our sponsor Homefield Credit Union.