Academy to host trail ride April 30

Published 9:21 am Monday, April 18, 2011

Those interested in riding trails through Baldwin County are in for a treat on April 30 when the Escambia Academy Athletic Club hosts a trail ride at the Matthew’s Hunting Camp.

The trail ride will feature two rides with the first beginning at 8:30 a.m. and running until lunch and the second running from lunch until dinner and featuring a different route.

Blaine Chastang said he hopes the event becomes an annual fundraiser.

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“We want to make this an annual athletic fundraiser,” he said. “A lot of athletic clubs have different things they do, so we want this to become our fundraiser.”

To be a part of both trail rides the cost is $20 and includes all of the activities. A $10 meal ticket may also be purchased seperately and that includes the the BBQ (pork or chicken) lunch, hay rides, buggy rides, music/bands, kids games, jump house, horseshoe tournament and a silent auction featuring athletic event tickets, hunting and fishing trips.

For more information contact Blaine Chastang at 251-583-5915 or visit the event’s Web site at