TTPA Tack Sale

Postponed Until Fall
9 AM – 3 PM
Brockdale Park Trailhead
Lucas, TX

Need to downsize your tack collection?

Do you have bridles and saddles that don’t fit any of your current horses?

Want to do some Spring Cleaning in your barn and rehome stuff you don’t use anymore?

Bring it to the TTPA Tack Sale!

We welcome all things horsey! Western, English, Endurance, you name it. You can either donate the items or split the proceeds with TTPA (for higher dollar items). TTPA is a non-profit so you can write off donations on your taxes.

Needing Horse Equipment?
This is a great opportunity to get lightly used horse items at great prices! Plus you help a great non-profit that helps maintain the trails.

Contact Amy Dickerson (972-832-2531), Jill Monson 972-804-3412, or Erin Sisson (214-728-2066) to donate ahead of time or just bring items the morning of the sale.

TTPA Annual Dinner Party
Saturday 11 Jan 2020
6 PM to 10 PM
Dinner at 7 PM

Join us Saturday, the 11th of January 2020 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
Science Resource Center
(at the back of the museum property – follow the TTPA signs)
1 Nature Place
McKinney, TX 75069

Cost: $20 per person (adults and teenagers). If you have child(ren) 12 and under attending, we can accommodate them at $10 per child (paying at the door).

BYOB
Water and ice tea will also be available

Gift Exchange
Bring a gift for the gift exchange, if desired. $20 limit

Silent Auction
Bring something to donate to the auction or just bid on donated items. This is a favorite fundraiser

Renew Membership
We will have a table to renew TTPA memberships. If you are interested in getting more active in TTPA this is a great time to start. We are always looking for new members to play an active role.

Meal will be served buffet style and is being catered by Truly Delicious Cakes and Catering (Carol Barrett & Cheryl Reeves). Dinner menu is:

Brisket and Sauce
Marinated Chicken Breast Strips
Green Beans
Garlic Roasted and Buttered New Potatoes
Garden Salad with Ranch and Italian Dressings Available
Rolls and Butter
Black Forest Chocolate Fudge Cake

Please pay in advance for the dinner at http://www.trinitytrailriders.org/2019-2020-annual-dinner/. You do not need to have a PayPal account to pay, but can use your credit card.

Please include a head count in the PayPal Comments and/or contact PR Head Chris Churchill at 214-263-6904 to let us know a head-count (even if not purchasing tickets online).

Hope to see you at the dinner!

The weather is still not cooperating with our Chili Ride plans, so we are cancelling this weekend and will reschedule in April.

When – 11am, Saturday, March 30, 2019

Where – Brockdale Park trailhead

What to bring – chair to sit on, appetite for chili, Dutch Oven cornbread and desserts.

The lake is too high and the trail is too muddy. See you next month!

We’ll be participating in the Grand Opening of the new trailhead, created by the town of Lucas, on E. Winningkoff, under the water tower. After an opening ceremony, and dutch oven breakfast, we’ll ride out north on Welborn Ln to our new horse gate.

When – 8am, Saturday October 28, 2017
Where – East Winningkoff Trailhead (under the water tower)
What to bring – Coggins for your horse, chair for you during breakfast.

Directions
745 East Winningkoff Road
From East Lucas Rd, you can turn north on Winningkoff or Snider Lane. Both have tight turns so drive carefully. At the Winningkoff/Snider Lane intersections, continue north on Winningkoff, to the intersection with East Winninkoff and Orr Rd. Turn right on East Winningkoff and proceed east to the trailhead (it will be on your left).

Horsemanship Obstacle Clinic – 7 May 2017

Join your friends for a fun and informative tool building day with Mark and Miranda Lyon at the Double B Equestrian Center with their wonderful covered arena and (weather permitting) outdoor obstacle use space!

Price: Non-TTPA Members: $150
TTPA Members $130
Auditors (no horse): $25
TTPA Members and Double B Equest boarders can audit for free.

To Register: send an email to RSVP@trinitytrailriders.org

Location: Double B Equestrian covered arena
2300 McMillen Road, Wylie Texas 75098

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 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 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 having a scavenger hunt trailride on Sunday afternoon, following a member’s meeting and pot-luck lunch. Bring a food for the pot-luck lunch and share it with your fellow members, as we get updates on the Corps Master Plan Update for Lavon Lake and discuss their impact on the trail. After the lunch and meeting, riders will head out to find the scavenger clues.

When – Sunday, May 22, lunch at noon, rideout at 130pm
Where – Brockdale Park
What to bring – chair, food to share, enthusiasm! And don’t forget a Coggins for your horse.

Gallery Snippets
Jack Gilstrap brushing his horse Kurt cooked an awesome lunch Tracy Matern on the trail Quiet sleeping horses - Gypsy and Chester are happy to snooze while Steve and Debbie visit East Fork Ribbon Ceremony Riders enjoying the trail
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