TTPA Partners and Related Sites

Government Sites

Corps of Engineers Lavon Lake

Collin County Parks and Open Space

Texas Parks and Wildlife

Town of Lucas, Texas

Town of Wylie

Nearby Places to Ride

Caddo Grasslands Located near Paris, Texas just east of Bonham. Has very nice wooded trails. The link above will give you more details about the park and directions

Cooper Lake State Park Located near Sulphur Springs, Texas and just south of Cooper, Texas. There is a day fee and an overnight camping fee and you must have current negative coggins. The equestrian park at Buggy Whip has great facilities, for both day use and overnight camping, with water and electricity. There is access to a very nice bath house with showers and flush toilets.

Lake Ray Roberts Located just North of Denton, Texas. There is a fee to enter the park and you must have your current negative coggins. There is also overnight camping with water and a chemical toilet. The trails are nice and sandy.

TETRA- Texas Equestrian Trail Riders Association The Texas Equestrian Trail Riders Association (TETRA) is a state wide organization whose members share a mutual love of horses and participate in trail rides across the state of Texas. They also sponsor equine educational and training clinics.

Web sites are devoted to trails, camping and or overnight horse accommodations for travelers.

Other Horse Groups in Texas

The Texas Horse Council – This group was formed to represent diverse horse interests in Texas. They are part of a larger national group interested in all things horse.

Texas Animal Health Commission – located in Austin, Texas. It is an information provider of cattle and equine health issues. Has direct links to USDA’s BSE page. Carla Everett is the public information officer. You can e-mail her at or call (800)550-8242 or fax at (512) 719-0719. Dr. Bob Hillman, DVM is the executive director of TAHC

Gallery Snippets
Horse watering hole Charlie visiting with friends Lunch time Tracy Matern on the trail Quiet sleeping horses - Gypsy and Chester are happy to snooze while Steve and Debbie visit East Fork Ribbon Ceremony