It’s a GO!

We’ll head north from Brockdale to clear fallen trees and inspect culverts. Please RSVP to Duke Monson, 214-422-2929, if you plan to attend.

When – Saturday, Feb 4, 2017, 830am
Where – Brockdale Park trailhead
What to bring – water, gloves, long sleeves.

We’ll be meeting at Brockdale to pick up trash and inspect culverts. Please RSVP to Duke Monson – 214-422-2929.

When – Thursday, Feb 2, 2017, sometime after 2pm
Where – Brockdale Park trailhead
What to bring – water, gloves, long sleeves

Join your TTPA friends for food, fellowship, and a day out with your ponies to kick off 2017!

Meal served at Noon. Meeting and Rideout after.
Chili, Dutch Oven cornbread, and desserts will be provided. You may bring a side dish if you’d like. Donations accepted to offset the cost of the food.

When – Saturday, January 28, 12noon – lunch is served, meeting and rideout afterwards
Where – Brockdale Park trailhead
What to bring – Coggins for your horse, chair for yourself

The forecast just looks too darned cold!! We may have a weekday workday instead, keep an eye on this site.

We’ll meet at the East Fork Campground (not the trailhead) and weed-whack and mow the equine camping area.

When – 10am, Thursday, Dec 15, 2016
Where – East Fork Campground, Wylie. Tell the campground gate guard you are there with TTPA to work on the equine camping spots. Follow the camp roads to the left to get to the equine area.
What to bring – Weed-whackers, loppers, gloves and water.

Afterwards, some of us may go to Collin Park to mow and weed-whack along the fence line by their entrance gate.

The ride is a go, hope we see you there!

We’ll be trying something a little different this time, a pot-luck breakfast and members meeting before the ride. Weather permitting, so check this site or FaceBook for last minute status.

When – Saturday, Nov 19, 2016 – 9am pot-luck breakfast and members meeting, 10am rideout
Where – Brockdale Park trailhead
What to bring – Coggins for the horse(s), breakfast goodies, comfy folding chair and likely a warm jacket.

We’ll paint the new picnic table at the White Rock Creek crossing, and then head south, trimming back the encroaching cedar branches.

When – 9am, Saturday, Nov 5, 2016
Where – We’ll park at the intersection of Natha Ct and Snider Lane (just west of where Snider Lane crosses White Rock Creek) and use the gate there to access the trail.
What to bring – Water, gloves, long sleeves, loppers. We’ll supply the paint and brushes.

We’ll be joining the Lucas Founders Day parade for our October ride. So break out the costumes for you and your horse and join us! The town will be serving food after the parade at the Town Hall pavilion.

When – Saturday, Oct 22, 2016 – Parade starts at noon, you should arrive before 10am, since you’ll have to check-in with the parade desk and get your costume(s) on.
Where – Lucas Town Hall – Horse trailer parking will be across the street at the Lucas Vet Hospital (we’ll have someone on hand to direct the parking)
What to bring – A COSTUME! and your Coggins. Hamburgers and hotdogs served afterwards at the Town Hall pavilion.

We’ll be working at Brockdale trailhead and north of the trailhead. Another organization may paint the metal fencing at Brockdale for us, so to prepare for them, we’ll clear the trailhead fenceline of overhanging branches and tall grass. Then the trail could use some serious trimming going north from the trailhead to the second Raptor Center gate.

When – 9am till noon, Saturday, Oct 8, 2016
Where – Brockdale Park trailhead
What to bring – Gloves, long sleeves, water, loppers, weed whackers (with replacement string – there’s a lot of thick grass to whack!)

Weather forecast looks good for this morning, so the workday is on.

We’ll go north from Highland Park to inspect the trail, rain forecast permitting. Be sure to check this website for last minute updates on Saturday morning.

When – Saturday, Sept 24, 8am
Where – Highland Park trailhead
What to bring – water, gloves, long sleeves, bug spray