Horse Trails of America Featured on Horses in the Morning Podcast

Horse Trails of America ( Director Heidi Nyland Melocco was featured on the Horses in the Morning Podcast. In the interview, she discusses the map which now has 1900 locations for trail riding and traveling with your horse. She also discusses the organization’s state ambassador program—designed to help local trail organizations, clubs and events get the word out about trail riding across North America as HTA builds a network to help all trail riders easily find trail and travel resources. Listen now at time marker 25:00:

HTA members receive shopping and travel discounts and perks from industry partners. At the Comprehensive membership level, members can add on EquiSure Excess Liability Insurance. Take advantage of the six-month free trial of the HTA Trail & Travel membership and access the Trail Journal subscription: A free access membership also allows all horse enthusiasts to access the map and travel directories.

“We want to connect with all trail riders and share trails and information from lots of trail-riding organizations,” says HTA Director Heidi Melocco. “Horse Trails of America is THE association for trail riders and all who travel with horses. Their interactive map at is almost up to 2,000 locations to ride, camp, or layover with your horse as well as details where to find outfitters and tack shops. Membership at the Trail and Travel level includes shopping discounts, access to the map and state directories as well as a subscription to the only trail-dedicated publication in the USA—The Trail Journal. This is the place to find where to ride and to share your own trail riding adventures and connections.”

HTA Membership Benefits

HTA membership works hard for its members. See all the benefits here:

HTA Free Access: Anyone can get to the map and the new state forums for free. Login with a Free Access membership to gain access to the map and travel information as well as to comment in the forums. At the free level, you’ll also get our monthly newsletter.

HTA Trail & Travel: The first 5,000 members who sign up get free membership for six months. You don’t need a coupon code—the offer applies automatically. Read The Trail Journal Magazine monthly. Members save 30 percent off non-MAP pricing at Stateline Tack. Purchase US Rider roadside assistance at a discount. The Certified Horsemanship Association offers 10 percent off their Trail Manual. Access “Tickets at Work” for discount entertainment tickets, hotel discounts, and more. Save on John Deere equipment, Big Ass Fans, Sherwin Williams Paint, and Farmer’s Insurance. Plus, get to the HTA map and forums.

HTA Comprehensive Membership: With the top level of membership, you can add excess liability insurance for you or your whole family. You can also access Julie Goodnight and Van Hargis’ online training libraries. This is the level where you’ll get discounts to our HTA Partner campgrounds and layover locations. Receive travel discounts, the magazine, product discounts, and offerings from the other levels. If you ride and travel often, this membership level has all you need and saves you money on the road.

About HTA:
Visit for membership information, the interactive map, and travel discounts and information for travel to all USA states (and many Canadian sites, too). Contact the director for sponsorship, advertising, and industry-partner opportunities:


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