CAA enjoyed their trail ride at this ranch located between Raton and Cimmeron, New Mexico. Bill Nebeker attended for the first time as the newest CAA member.
Hosts: Cherokee and Jim Charlesworth
For the second time, the CAA Trail Ride was a no-host ride; and was held in Saddlestring, Wyoming on one of the oldest dude ranches in the country.
Shelton hosted the CAA in the rugged country near Valentine, Texas, on the Chilicote Division of the King Ranch. This would be the first of many CAA Trail Rides for Gary Niblett.
Hosts: Fronie and Bobby Shelton
The CAA had their ‘trail walk’ at Wallace’s Diamond W Ranch near Sanders, Arizona; the first time Tom Lovell attended the annual trek.
Hosts: Barbara and Wayne Wallace
Wootten and Reardon hosted on the ranch in Springer, New Mexico.
Hosts: R. K. (Dick) Wootten
This ranch located in Mountain Home, Texas was the first CAA Trail Ride enjoyed by the newest and youngest member of CAA, Bill Owen.
Host: Charles Schreiner III
New CAA members, Bud Helbig and Fritz White attended their first CAA Trail Ride at this ranch location near Daniel, Wyoming.
Hosts: Marty and Jack Schwabacher
The 1972 ride took place on this Arizona ranch, located along the Mogollon Rim.
Hosts: John Justin and Paul Weaver
Nick Eggenhofer attended his first CAA Trail Ride where Joe Beeler did the cooking on Roth’s IX Ranch, in Charlie Russell country near Big Sandy, Montana. Since then, arrangements for horses, cook and chow have generally been made through the host.
Hosts: Audrey and Art Roth
Williamson’s sheep and goat ranch near Blanco, Texas was the site of the third ride. This was to be the last year that every CAA member who attended the Annual Trail Ride would be responsible for his own food and sleeping arrangements. Three new CAA members attended; Fred Fellows, R. Brownell McGrew, and Donald Teague.
Ranch Manager: John Ivory
Hosts: Suzie and Tom Friedkin
When the 2nd Annual Trail Ride took place on this Paint Horse Ranch in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, nineteen members attended, including five new CAA members; James Boren, John Clymer, Robert Lougheed, William Moyers, James Reynolds, and Melvin Warren.
Host: Richard Harris
Five CAA members attended their first trail ride in New Mexico.
Hosts: Sato and Bob Lee
Held in Jackson Hole and attended by CAA members, their families, and a few friends, this gathering couldn’t be called a trail ride as no one went horseback riding. It would be the first and last ‘gathering’, kicking off what would become the annual CAA Trail Ride.