Fall Roundup: Enjoying dinner under the pavilion.

Tara LeRoy
Special Contributor
SKMHTA will be holding the annual Fall Roundup fundraising event  on Saturday, Sept. 17 at Horseriders’ Campground in Palmyra.

Eagle - Southern Kettle Moraine Horse Trails Association (SKMHTA) is once again preparing for its annual Fall Roundup and is in need of volunteers, donors, and sponsors to make this 7th annual fundraising event successful.

Proceeds from this event are used to maintain and improve the horse trails and campground in the Southern Kettle Moraine. Past improvements include the electrification of 29 campsites and pavilion at Horseriders’ Campground, kiosk installation, purchase and maintenance of the Viele Loop portable toilet, the Palmyra Corral Project, and installation and maintenance of the Obstacle Course Trail at the Highway S trails in Eagle.

This fundraising event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 17 at Horseriders’ Campground in Palmyra. Activities include an afternoon group trail ride (bring your own horse) starting at 1 p.m., followed by dinner is at 5p.m.. Preregistration is required for the dinner and can be completed online through, through SKMHTA’s Facebook page, or

Paper forms can also be printed mailed to address with payment made out to “SKMHTA”. Contact Event Coordinator Char Simdon at or phone 920-650-1503 for more information about the event or to submit your donation or sponsorship.

The public is welcome to attend.Registrations must be completed by Sept. 1 to guarantee a T-shirt with meal. SKMHTA member price for dinner and a shirt is $20 / non-member price is $25.

Raffle drawing will begin after dinner at 6 p.m., with prizes donated by area sponsors and SKMHTA members. Prize baskets are not just for horse-lovers, some early donations include fish finder, snowshoes, framed prints, and gift certificates from area businesses. Preregistration is not required to try your luck at the raffle prizes or silent auction items; however, you must be present to win.

Membership applications and cash donations will be accepted day of event and SKMHTA merchandise will be available for purchase including trail hankies, duffel bags and T-shirts.