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Planning an equestrian trail is a multi-faceted undertaking requiring analysis from the vantage point of both horse and rider. The United States Forest Service has published the following useful guide:
Hancock, Jan ; Vander Hoek, Kim K. Jones; Bradshaw, Sunni; Coffman, James D.; Engelmann, Jeffrey. 2007. Equestrian Design Guidebook for Trails, Trailheads, and Campgrounds. 0723 2816. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center. 312 p.
The guide is also published in pdf format at: