2023 The Magic City Ride Guidelines
Register NowWhere: Mohall to Minot North Dakota
Total length: 51 miles
When: May 29 to June 3, 2023
Cost: Minimum contribution of $35 per day which will be donated to organ donor awareness
and financial assistance for organ recipients with a portion dedicated to local charities. All
riders are encouraged to solicit sponsorships in addition to the minimum per day cost. There
will be a silent auction at the Minot State Fairgrounds on June 3. All are encouraged to donate
items and bid on items. Camping hookups (electricity and water) are available at the Renville
County Fairgrounds in Mohall at $20.00 per night, full hookups (electricity, water, and sewer) at $25.00 per night. There is no cost for the horses, but cleanup when we leave is important. Camping hookups and stalls are available at the Minot state fairgrounds. We are booked for June 1, 2, and 3. Fees are $15.00 per stall per night, and $25.00 for camping fee. There are camping hookups close to the horse barn. We need to have all stalls cleaned before we leave. A dumpster and wheelbarrow is available for our use. Hotels are available in Minot at the Mainstay Inn (701-852-6277).
Sponsor Solicitation Form (PDF)
Riders: Rides will commence at 9:00 each day. Riders are responsible for all meals. Riders will
need to provide and pack refreshments and noon lunch along the trails. Riders may join/stop
any day of the ride. Riders should pack appropriate clothing (including rain gear) and be prepared to ride in adverse weather conditions. Riders under 16 are to be accompanied by an adult. Each rider should make arrangements for support staff to move vehicles. All riders are to have horses loaded and ready to depart by 8:00 AM when hauling from the fairgrounds to the starting point. Ending time will vary based on length of ride and daily conditions. There is an indoor gathering area at the state fairgrounds in Minot.
Horses: Hay, grain, and any other special needs for horse feed to be arranged by individual
riders. Water for horses will be available at the fairgrounds and along the trail as necessary.
Horses kept at the State Fairgrounds in Minot must be stalled, and the cost of stalling is $15.00
per horse per night. Horses crossing state lines must have current (within 12 months) negative
COGGINS test results. No stud horses or non-tethered foals will be permitted on the ride.