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|Trails and Habitat Preservation|
Preservation of the Trails
A major focus of Is preservation of the equestrian trails within and connecting to the Woodside Trail System. This system, which also ajoins and includes part of and the Portola Valley Trail System, is unique in the region. The system connects three county parks, Huddart Park, Wunderlich Park, Edgewood Park a number from the Mid-Peninsula Open Space District (MROSD). Additionaly, the Bay Area Ridge Trail and San Francisco Watershed can now be accessed by the Woodside Trail System.
The Huddart and Wunderlich Parks Master Plan process of over two years is now completed. A copy of the plan can be found at www.eparks.net . WHOA! and other organizations spent countless hours sheparding this process and have applied major effort to educating the park management, consultants and staff about horses, cyclists, hikers, their needs and the impact of various activities on the use and safety of the trail system.
works with and supports other trails advocacy groups such as the Equestrian Trial Riders Action Committee (ETRAC). Visit their website at www.etrac.us
Save Horse Habitat
WHOA! as an advocacy group, works with other local and regional organizations to achieve common goals. WHOA! Members are involved in regional projects which are focused on preserving and supporting horse facilities, such as the Folger Stable and the Horse Park at Woodside.
Folger Barn Preservation
The historic Folger Estate Stable in Wunderlich Park has been fully renovated and future generations can enjoy its architecture and history tours, children programming, as well as horse boarding and equestrian programs.
This project was a recipient of proceeds raised by Woodside Day of the Horse 2006, 2007, and 2008.
Horse Park at Woodside
WHOA! Members have also been active in helping to ensure the continuation of the Horse Park at Woodside. We are fortunate to have this remarkable piece of property of 250+ acres and all of its advantages available and open to public use. To learn more about this amazing facility the plans for enhancement, and the groups responsible for its bright future, please visit the Horse Park Woodside website at www.horsepark.org.
Equestrian Trail Riders Action Committee
Horse Park at Woodside
San Mateo County Horsemen's Association
Bay Area Equestrian Network (BAEN)
Bay Area Barns and Trails (BABTT)