Alas, with the threat of high winds and severe storms arriving during the ride, we’re playing it safe and cancelling the ride. See you on the trail sometime!

We’ll meet at Highland Park trailhead and ride out with a sack lunch!

When – 10am rideout, Saturday April 29, 2017
Where – Highland Park trailhead
What to bring – Coggins, sack lunch, water

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.

This will be a morning ride from Brockdale, the trails are in great shape so bring a riding friend and come on out!

When – 930am rideout, we’ll cook Hamburgers and Hot Dogs for a noon lunch
Where – Brockdale trailhead
What to bring – horse(s), friends, chairs, Coggins!

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.

The weather is not co-operating, so we’re cancelling this ride.

We’ve postponed the April trailride until April 30th. Please stay tuned for more details.

We’ll ride out at 9am, and plan a brown-bag lunch afterwards at noon at the Trailhead. Although those who want to go further can have their lunch at the Collin Park picnic tables.

When – Sat. March 26, at 9am
Where – Brockdale Park Trailhead
What to bring – Coggins for your horse(s), brown-bag lunch for afterwards

Thanks to several of our wonderful TTPA Volunteers, the Brockdale Trail North Section is OPEN FOR RIDING to the underpass!
The TTPA calendar shows February 20th as an organized ride but, it is actually an “Open Trail” day for all riders to come out and enjoy the day with your wonderful horses. There is no organized activity for the day. We hope you come out and bring your friends and enjoy the trails.

When – No special time, Saturday Feb 20, 2016
Where – Brockdale Park, you can ride North or South
What to bring – horse or hiking boots, riding/hiking partner, and you should always have a Coggins for your horse(s).

Gather round, one and all! With any luck, the weather will cooperate and the trail will dry out. We’ll be doing several things on this day – a Tack Sale, a Members Meeting, a fine chili and cornbread lunch, and a rideout afterwards, going south from Brockdale.

When – Saturday, Jan 30, 2016. Tack Sale starts at 10am, lunch at noon, Members Meeting at 1pm and a rideout afterwards.
Where – Brockdale Park trailhead
What to bring – tack equipment you’d like to sell (with a portion of the proceeds donated to TTPA), a chair to sit in for lunch and the meeting

Tack sale contact – Kathy Grossman – 972-743-2500, let her know if you’ll be bringing something
Members Meeting agenda – Election of members to the Board, trail status update
Cooks – Sharon Berryman and Tim Baney – 972-839-4375, let him know you’ll be coming so we can get a headcount for the food

With any luck, we’ll also have a qualified person in attendance to give a short lecture on saddle fitting and possibly pointers on fitting the saddle you just bought at the tack sale onto the horse you’ve brought for the rideout!

Gallery Snippets
Horse watering hole Charlie visiting with friends Heading out Dutch Oven Food line Out on the trail Riders enjoying the trail