TTPA Obstacle Competition

Buckskin horse

Beautiful Buckskin horse on Obstacle Course

The Trinity Trail Preservation Association is sponsoring an Equestrian Obstacle Competition during Wylie, TX’ Weekend Celebration which features the annual Rodeo and the “Wylie is H.O.P.E” Country craft & Vendor Fair.

The Obstacle Competition will take place on the trail beginning at the East Fork trail head in Wylie, TX on Saturday, September 17, 2011.

Registration will open at 8 AM and close at 9:30 AM. No registrations will be accepted at 9:30 AM. A participants meeting will be held at 10:00 AM.

Registration Form (Word Document)

Sat., Sept 17th 2011 (Rain Date Sept. 24)
East Fork Trailhead, Wylie, TX
Registration 8-9:30 AM
Participants Meeting 10 AM

Pre-Registration TTPA Members – $20.00
At the Gate for TTPA Members – $25.00 (closes 9:30)
Pre-Registration Non-Members – $30.00
At the Gate for Non-Members – $35.00 (closes 9:30)

Equestrian camping available at adjacent East Fork Campground Sites:horse sites Near:Wylie State:TX Park Name: East Fork

Pleasure-Youth (16 yrs and younger)
Advanced-Youth (16 yrs and younger)

Ribbons for First-Sixth Place, Prizes for First-Third Place

Concession Stand

Mail registration form with check payable to TTPA by Sept 13
To: Kris McFarland
1512 Evergreen Drive
Allen, TX 75002

For further information contact Tracy Matern at 214- 495-7493
or 214-392-2288 or e-mail

• All Contestants should wear a helmet, or sign a waiver.
• Under the age of 16 yrs. must wear a helmet.
• 16 yrs. and under must be accompanied by an adult.
• Must have negative Coggins.
• Please no dogs

Directions to East Fork Trail Head in Wylie, TX

To get to East Fork Trail Head from US 75:
Take the Parker Road exit and go east.
When it T’s into FM 1378, turn right,
go to the next stoplight and then turn left onto Parker Road again.
Follow the directions below.

From Lucas:
Take FM 1378 south to Parker Road:
Turn left (east) on Parker Road (aka FM 2514) and follow it past Dr. Kerin’s (Parker Road Veterinary) office.
Turn left on Paul Wilson Road by the cabinet shop and the Wylie Veterinary Hospital. This becomes CR 384.
Follow CR 384 (may change street name) around to the trail head on the left, marked by the white pipe fence.

From north and east of Wylie on TX 78:
Come south on TX 78,
shortly after the Wylie Municipal Complex and the new Wal-Mart,
turn right (west) on Eubanks Lane (CR 389).
When the road forks, bear right on Forrest Ross Road (CR 389)
When it T’s, turn left on Skyview Drive (CR 384) and
then shortly turn right into the East Fork trail head which is bounded by a white pipe fence.

Equestrian Campground Information
The trailhead is adjacent to the East Fork Equestrian Campground. Register early to get one of 11 pull-through, large rig spaces each with water, electric and two pens. This facility includes bathrooms, showers and a pavilion and is a short ride to the trailhead. This is the only full-service equestrian campground within 50 miles. Register at and use the following: Sites: horse sites Near: Wylie State:TX Park Name: East Fork. Early registration is advised as sometimes the horse sites are used for overflow from the regular park. Stay over after the event and enjoy our 26 miles of trail.

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Gallery Snippets
Heading out Heading out Tracy Matern on the trail Quiet sleeping horses - Gypsy and Chester are happy to snooze while Steve and Debbie visit Charlie Gaines on Spirit Watering horses after a ride