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Stone Lake Region Vacation Guide Spring & Summer 1999 Page 7b I THE TRI STATE HORSEMAN'S ASSOCIATION sponsors an annual trail ride the first weekend in August. Last year, more than 150 riders and horses par- il ride draws hundereds of horsemen first weekend of August, year July 31-August 2, the area's 39th annual trail ride to the Big Lake Area. public is invited to par- but horses are required. cost is $7 per rider, and service is available for not familiar with the area terrain. Ortonville Trail Riders the event Friday night at (Horseshoe) Park at of Big Stone Lake. will parade north to along Ortonville's Main Saturday at 1:30 p.m., the first ride taking the to the granite outcrop- near the Big Stone Wildlife Refuge. fresh cooked sweet if available, is served to riders Saturday evening at campsite, between and Big Stone City, the riders camp out for the night and enjoy live music. Sunday morning starts with a church service at 9 a.m., fol- lowed by the second day of the trail ride, which begins at 10:30 and goes until approximately noon. Usually, around 200 riders participate in the event, making for quite a sight as the riders travel through Ortonville's Main Street to begin the event. Several awards are given out to the riders, including the old- est rider, oldest couple, the per- son who trailered his or her horse the farthest, the club with the most members attending, and the river rat, which is the term for someone who falls in the river during a crossing. The Ortonville Trail Riders are always looking for more to join the group, and those inter- ested in more details on the ride can call Luella Hoxtell at (320) 839-3438. Come stay with us when you visit Big Stone Lake.t OF MINNESOTA & SO. DAKOTA Spoons s Thimbles s Mugs s Bells Shot Glasses * Buttons T-SHIRTS & CAPS Big Stone Lake s Ortonville * Big Stone City Personalized Caps As Low As... SCREEN PRINTED s2.50 o. 1 colorpfint free/ EMBROIDERED s3.9 5 o 5.oo0 ,. , These prices are  on orders of 2 gross or more. Setup charges may apply. Don and Sylvia Johnson IG STONE MOTSL Hwy. 12 s Main Street * Big Stone City, SD 57216 Phone 605-862-8118 website: http'J/www.expresspages.com/tigstonemotel Screen Printing Embroidery - Color Copies Junction Hwys. 7 & 12 s Ortonville, bin 56278 ye/00w Phone 320-839-3306 Fax 320-839-3698 Stone Lake Region Vacation Guide Spring & Summer 1999 Page 7b I THE TRI STATE HORSEMAN'S ASSOCIATION sponsors an annual trail ride the first weekend in August. Last year, more than 150 riders and horses par- il ride draws hundereds of horsemen first weekend of August, year July 31-August 2, the area's 39th annual trail ride to the Big Lake Area. public is invited to par- but horses are required. cost is $7 per rider, and service is available for not familiar with the area terrain. Ortonville Trail Riders the event Friday night at (Horseshoe) Park at of Big Stone Lake. will parade north to along Ortonville's Main Saturday at 1:30 p.m., the first ride taking the to the granite outcrop- near the Big Stone Wildlife Refuge. fresh cooked sweet if available, is served to riders Saturday evening at campsite, between and Big Stone City, the riders camp out for the night and enjoy live music. Sunday morning starts with a church service at 9 a.m., fol- lowed by the second day of the trail ride, which begins at 10:30 and goes until approximately noon. Usually, around 200 riders participate in the event, making for quite a sight as the riders travel through Ortonville's Main Street to begin the event. Several awards are given out to the riders, including the old- est rider, oldest couple, the per- son who trailered his or her horse the farthest, the club with the most members attending, and the river rat, which is the term for someone who falls in the river during a crossing. The Ortonville Trail Riders are always looking for more to join the group, and those inter- ested in more details on the ride can call Luella Hoxtell at (320) 839-3438. Come stay with us when you visit Big Stone Lake.t OF MINNESOTA & SO. DAKOTA Spoons s Thimbles s Mugs s Bells Shot Glasses * Buttons T-SHIRTS & CAPS Big Stone Lake s Ortonville * Big Stone City Personalized Caps As Low As... SCREEN PRINTED s2.50 o. 1 colorpfint free/ EMBROIDERED s3.9 5 o 5.oo0 ,. , These prices are  on orders of 2 gross or more. Setup charges may apply. Don and Sylvia Johnson IG STONE MOTSL Hwy. 12 s Main Street * Big Stone City, SD 57216 Phone 605-862-8118 website: http'J/www.expresspages.com/tigstonemotel Screen Printing Embroidery - Color Copies Junction Hwys. 7 & 12 s Ortonville, bin 56278 ye/00w Phone 320-839-3306 Fax 320-839-3698