The American Competitive Trail Horse Association, ” ACTHA ” was founded by Karen VanGetson and Carrie Scrima. They ” were tired of long drives to multi-day, timed competitions. . . and wanted a venue where they could enjoy their horses and the wonderful scenery around them. ” Of course they also needed a challenge and a chance to learn as well as show off their horse’s talents. They set about to develop an organization to meet their needs plus a lot of camaraderie and fun! ” Today ACTHA is a national phenomenon with rides all across the USA. ” If you need some good fun and a little competition, you ought to check them out!