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Trail Riders are welcome at Harry Hughes!

Please follow our Facebook page for updates and alerts


We offer:

  • Plenty of room to haul in

  • Hitching line posts

  • A mounting deck

  • Fire pits

  • Restrooms

  • Access to Oak Openings

  • Access to the Maumee National Forest

  • Access to an arena to ride or lunge your horse (no turnout permitted)

  • Fun events such as our Ride-A-Thon October 1, 2023

Emergencies please call 9-1-1

To reach a board member, contact Myndi Dawes at 419-346-7195

or Al Staler at 419-266-2178

Oak Openings Park Ranger: 419-360-9179

**If you are wanting to reserve the grounds or are planning a large group, please schedule your visit with Al Staler by calling 419-266-2178.

Harry Hughes Rules

Oak Openings Horse Trail Map

Oak Openings MetroPark Link

Maumee State Forest Web Site

Please consider donating to Harry Hughes!

Our volunteer-run organization relies on fundraising to keep the grounds maintained, and amenities as nice as we can. Any support is appreciated!


Donations can be placed in the donation box, or mailed to:

The Harry Hughes Horseman Haven, Inc.

P.O. Box 172, Swanton, Ohio 43551

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Join us for our Ride-A-Thon on October 1, 2023!

We will provide a lunch and you can enjoy a day of trail riding with an amazing group! Please check back for updates or email to be added to the mailing list!

*All money raised from the Ride-A-Thon are used to improve and maintain the grounds and trail heads at Harry Hughes.

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