The Alpena County Horsemen's Club is a group of people with a common yet diverse interest in horses and related activities. Member's interests include showing (at local, state, and national levels), training, breeding, trail riding, horse camping, search and rescue, and driving. We are all about enjoying and getting the most out of the time that we spend with our horses. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in horses.
THROUGHOUT THE YEARS
ACHC has funded or sponsored the following EVENTS or PROJECTS:
1. Aplex (Imaginary Movers)
2. Alpena County Fair (Free Carnival Ride Day)
3. Funded Pigeon River's NEW PAVILION .
4. Piper Farm Day
5. Library READING day
6. Michigan Brown Trout Festival
7. NEMAHC Horse Shows
8. Adopt A Highway
9. Alpena HDC (4-H) Horse Camp
10. Friends Together
11. Foster Closet of Michigan
12. Alpena County Fair-Free Ride Day
13. Alpena County Fair-Handicapable
14. Alpena Senior Citizens
15. Alpena Plaza Pool
16. St. Jude's Rides
17. Back Country of Pigeon River and Beyond
18. Adoption of "BIG OAKS" Equestrian Campground
ACHC is very proud to be able to help our community and looks forward to our future projects.
Dates for Camping 2021:
TENTATIVE trail riding dates for Pigeon River for 2021. We will know 6 months prior to the first day of the ride. This is when I can book the ride and know if we REALLY got this date. So you can check a multiple of avenues to see if we got the date: newsletter, Alpena County Horsemen's Club internet page and facebook. Please notice we're going to TRY and book a WEEK in Pigeon River in September so we really need to make sure the club members are interested Early. So I need input from the members are imperative otherwise if I do not get interest (calls) booking; I will not book this ride.
All ride locations are Pigeon River.
Memorial Day Weekend, May 26-31, 2021. Arrive Wednesday through Monday. We leave Monday. Pot luck will be at 1 P.M. on Saturday, May 29, 2021. There will be games for ALL.
Labor Day Weekend, September 1-6, 2021. Arrive Wednesday and leave Monday. Potluck will be 4 P.M. Saturday, September 4 with a country band following. Games for ALL and the trailer game with your campsite theme being Halloween. Let's see how creative anyone can be.
September 18-26, 2021. Arrive Saturday - leaving the 26th the following Sunday. No pot luck.
Fall Color Ride: October 7-10, 2021. Arrive Thursday and leaving Sunday. No pot luck.
Due to the new MDNR camping guidelines, cost will be $6.00 per person per night. Prior reservations are required for all campouts.
All Reservations and Money for all campouts can be made by calling Jackie Konecke at 989-356-0071 or sending to 4408 Dagett Road, Alpena, Michigan. Jackie is going to deal with all reservations and collecting of fees this year. QUESTIONS: Call Jackie. Thank You.
Will be in Sept.--- 5:30-6:30 social hour steaks done at 6:30 pm. All club members steak is covered by the club, however bring a friend/family member for $8 per steak. Bring your own drinks...club will supply coffee. Must contact Laurie Lemont 464-9349 to reserve your steaks or message on here! Deadline to reserve is September 1st. Hope to see you there! REMINDER...bring a dish to pass.
ACHC Meetings are always set for the second Tuesday of each month. They will be held at the APLEX ... unless notified differently.
A $500.00 Donation was raised through profit of the 2018 Mom2Mom sale held at the Aplex. Pictured from left to right: Jennifer Torz, Terra Koss, Lorilee McGee
Over $6,000 was raised by the ACHC on March 10, 2018 held at the Aplex. Pictured from Left to right: ACHC President, Terra Koss, Bill Milford , Friends Together representative, Jackie Konecke, Public Relations for ACHC.
HOWDY KIDS: Bring your horse buddy to camp with you....and have a FUN filled weekend.
ACHC is proud to sponsor and join hands with Horse Development Committee (4 -H)