2006-07-15 / Top News

Island Residents Enjoy Twilight Carriage Ride

Lornie Porter and her granddaughter, Katie Porter, prepare for a twilight ride during the Horsemen's Association Carriage Rally. They are driving a black runabout trap drawn by Arabian Pasha. The carriage is more than 100 years old and belonged to Lornie Porter's father, Armin Rickel. Lornie Porter and her granddaughter, Katie Porter, prepare for a twilight ride during the Horsemen's Association Carriage Rally. They are driving a black runabout trap drawn by Arabian Pasha. The carriage is more than 100 years old and belonged to Lornie Porter's father, Armin Rickel. The second annual Carriage Rally, organized by the Mackinac Horsemen's Association, was held Thursday, July 6, behind Fort Mackinac. The rally drew six participants, including Ben Mosley from Grand Hotel, Lornie Porter, Penny Barr, Maryanka Alexander, Michelle Stuck, and Lin Sheppard. Trish Martin, Candy Dunnigan, and Leanne

Brodeur of the Horsemen's Association passed out fruit, cookies, and champagne to the participants, toasting "The good life." The route took the antique carriages down Garrison Road, along the East Bluff, and back up through the center of the Island. It finished with a ride through Hubbard's Annex.

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