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28th Annual CHAMP Benefit Trail Ride

Thank you to all of the riders, donors, sponsors, volunteers, and land owners that made this year's trail ride such a success! 

Saturday, September 14 2024

Ride and raise some green!  Make a difference.

Each Fall, the Champlain Adaptive Mounted Program hosts the CHAMP Annual Benefit Trail Ride in beautiful South Hero, Vermont.  This fun event is the major fundraiser for CHAMP each year.  By participating and asking friends, family, barn buddies, and co-workers to sponsor your ride, the donations enable CHAMP to continue its 37-year history of providing proven horse-assisted therapy to approximately 100 children and adults with physical, emotional and cognitive challenges. You have the power to make a difference.  

Ways to Participate


Register – Registration fee is $150. 

Ride fee includes: Buffet picnic lunch, commemorative T-Shirt

​All riders who raise over $350 receive prizes, with special prizes for top fundraisers

Online registrants to sign liability release day of

Please register for the ride in one of two ways: 




Click here to donate in any amount in support of a rider, ghost rider, or in honor of a favorite person, pet, or horse.Your donation literally changes lives one ride at a time.

Or send a check to: CHAMP, 57 East Shore Rd, South Hero, VT 05486​



Calling on all you fabulous volunteers!  At the core of any good event is the group of volunteers willing to lend a hand and we need your help!  We need volunteers:

  • Two weeks prior to the event to help prepare trails.  

  • Contribute salads or desserts for the lunch

  • Day of the event to help with registration, road crossing support, hold horses at lunch, help with clean-up and de-pooping the trail!

Volunteers receive an event t-shirt and lunch.  We have a need for 25 volunteers to make this event successful. 

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