Amwell Valley Trail Association

 New Jersey Law

Signs have been installed on:
Cider Mill Road
Lindberg Road
Lindale Road
Rocktown Road
Stony Brook Road
Van Lieus Road

Please wave a thanks to motorists who slow down for horses or stop to allow horses the right of way. 

New Jersey Law
Warning under New Jersey Law, an equestrian area operator is not liable for an injury to or the death of a participant in equine animal activities resulting from the inherent risks of equine animal activities, pursuant to P.L. 1997, c. 287.

As required by the State of New Jersey,
All New Jersey operations housing livestock must adhere to the new waste management rules, regardless of the size of the operation.
web site for regulations

  East Amwell .....
             a safer place to ride ......

Ride on the roads?
Watch this Public Service video to
educate drivers on how to safely
pass horses on the road.

     39:4–72. Operating Motor Vehicle Near
           Horses; Violation and Penalties
  1. When approaching or passing a person riding or driving a horse, a person driving a motor vehicle shall reduce the vehicle’s speed to a rate not exceeding 25 miles an hour and proceed with caution. At the request of or upon a signal by putting up the hand or otherwise, from a person riding or driving a horse in the opposite direction, the motor vehicle driver shall cause the motor vehicle to stop and remain stationary so long as may be necessary to allow the horse to pass.
  2. The administrator shall include in the New Jersey Driver’s Manual information explaining the requirements of subsection a. of this section and cautioning licensees on the need to exercise caution when operating a motor vehicle near horses.
  3. A person who violates subsection a. of this section shall be subject to a fine of $150. 
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