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How do I make reservations?2020-07-14T17:16:09+00:00

Reservations may be made over the phone with a credit/debit card. The required deposit is $15 per stall, $5 campsite fee, and $50 reservation fee.

Can I rent a camper?2020-09-02T19:04:23+00:00

Yes. Campers may be rented by contacting Keith Smith 573-718-4782.

What are the requirements for my animals?2020-09-02T19:05:18+00:00

Missouri has had it’s first confirmed case of Vesicular Stomatitis (VSV). It is located on the western side of the state and is NOT near our facility. In order to protect our customers and their animals we are now requiring everyone (both in state and out of state guests) to provide a health certificate (CVI) for each animal entering our facility. The CVI must include the following statement: “I have examined the animal(s) represented on this certificate of veterinary inspection and have found no clinical signs of vesicular stomatitis and they have not originated from a premises under quarantine for vesicular stomatitis.” We also suggest that out of state guests check with their state agency regarding re-entry requirements upon returning home.

In addition, all guests are required to use bedding in every stall used. We allow the use of dehydrated pelleted bedding and do not allow the use of any other type bedding. We offer bedding on site at $5 per 40# bag or you may bring your own if you prefer.

We apologize for any inconvenience, but want to take every precaution to keep our guests and their animals safe during their stay with us. Thank you for your cooperation, please feel free to call 573-226-3492 with any questions.

Health papers and Coggins test (current within 1 year) are required for all out of state animals. All out of state guests will be required to show these papers at the gate upon arrival. Missouri residents will need to show Coggins papers only.

How many trails do you offer?2020-07-14T17:28:52+00:00

We have approximately a 300 mile trail system. These trails cover private, state, and federal lands.

How many stalls and campsites do you have?2020-09-02T18:36:15+00:00

There are 2,470 covered stalls and approximately 900 campsites on our 80 acre campground.

What form of payment do you accept?2020-09-02T17:03:58+00:00

We accept cash, personal checks, traveler’s checks, and credit/debit cards (Mastercard, Visa, Discover, and American Express).

What is included in the admission for the week?2020-09-02T18:32:55+00:00

Your admission includes 3 meals per day, camping, and admission to all scheduled activities. The only additional charge is $25 per stall for the week.

What am I responsible for?2020-07-14T17:29:43+00:00

You will need to provide your own horse and camping facility. You will also be responsible for anything associated with your horse (i.e. feed, bedding, etc.).

How early may we arrive?2020-07-14T17:29:41+00:00

On most events you may arrive as much as one week in advance of the event start date. Please see our schedule of events for specific dates you may arrive.

How big are the stalls?2020-09-02T18:38:16+00:00

Our stalls are 7’x10’ and they are covered with a gate. You will need to bring a water bucket and a hay bag.

Can I bring my dog?2020-07-14T17:30:18+00:00

Dogs are allowed during our holiday/weekend events only (Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day). We do not allow dogs on any of our week long events.

Do you offer visitor’s passes?2020-09-02T19:06:28+00:00

Visitor’s passes are available during our week long events only. They are available during the event Sunday through Friday. We do not offer visitor’s passes the week before the event starts. Visitor’s passes are not available on our holiday/weekend events (Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day).

Do you pro-rate the admission if we arrive late?2020-09-02T17:24:12+00:00

Yes. We charge from the date you arrive through the end of each event; if you leave early you won’t get any money back, but if you arrive late you won’t be charged for the days you missed. Please see our Pro-Rate Chart for specific fees.

What other things are there to do besides horseback riding?2020-07-14T17:30:42+00:00

Eminence is a hot spot for tourism. The Jacks Fork River runs through the middle of town and borders the back side of our campground providing swimming, floating, tubing, and fishing. There are many opportunities for sight-seeing in the area. A 9 hole golf course is located just outside our gates. The area’s largest western store is available on site, as well as, a tack store, restaurant, and trailer sales. Eminence offers several shops with local crafts also.

What do I have to do to receive an attendance buckle?2020-09-02T19:07:34+00:00

Cross Country Trails Belt Buckle

In order to receive your attendance buckle you must attend for 5 years, not consecutively, and be registered for at least 3 days per event for guests purchasing the full package. If purchasing the partial package without meals, guests will be required to purchase the full package to count as a year toward your buckle. If you arrive late and would like that event to count as a year toward your buckle you may pay for the extra days you need at the time you register. You will not be allowed to go back at a later date and pay for these days in order to receive a buckle! We do not allow you to register unborn children. The buckle presentation is held on Thursday evening during the months of June, August, and October. We do not have a buckle presentation ceremony during the events in May, July, September and Late Fall. During these events you will pick up your buckle at the front gate or office. It is not mandatory that you receive your buckle during the presentation ceremony, you may pick it up in the front office any time during the week.

Call 573-226-3492 to make your reservation!

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Please Note

NEW HEALTH CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Missouri has had it’s first confirmed case of Vesicular Stomatitis (VSV). It is located on the western side of the state and is NOT near our facility. In order to protect our customers and their animals we are now requiring everyone (both in state and out of state guests) to provide a health certificate (CVI) for each animal entering our facility. The CVI must include the following statement: “I have examined the animal(s) represented on this certificate of veterinary inspection and have found no clinical signs of vesicular stomatitis and they have not originated from a premises under quarantine for vesicular stomatitis.” We also suggest that out of state guests check with their state agency regarding re-entry requirements upon returning home.

In addition, all guests are required to use bedding in every stall used. We allow the use of dehydrated pelleted bedding and do not allow the use of any other type bedding. We offer bedding on site at $5 per 40# bag or you may bring your own if you prefer.

We apologize for any inconvenience, but want to take every precaution to keep our guests and their animals safe during their stay with us. Thank you for your cooperation, please feel free to call 573-226-3492 with any questions.

Health papers and Coggins test (current within 1 year) are required for all out of state animals. All out of state guests will be required to show these papers at the gate upon arrival. Missouri residents will need to show Coggins papers only.

UPDATED DOG POLICY: Beginning May 1, 2018 a new dog policy will be instituted. We welcome service dogs at our facility, but only service dogs. Emotional support dogs and pets are not allowed. Guests will be asked to describe the task their service dog performs for them and also to register the animal with our office upon arrival. A certificate from the internet or a service dog vest will not be acceptable as verification. Thank you for abiding by our rules regarding dogs.

WARNING: Under Missouri law, an equine professional is not liable for an injury to or the death of a participant in equine activities resulting from the inherent risks of equine activities pursuant to the Revised Statutes of Missouri.

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