ATRA 2017 Calendar
of Events (last updated on 02/22/2017)
Mar.4-5-Tina/Sherry Birthday Weekend Trailride-host-Tina
501-764-8238,Sherry-501-350-6980.Falling Water Horse Camp-Pelsor,
AR 870-294-5050 From Russellville - Go North on AR-7 for 37.9 mi
to Pelsor/Sand Gap Turn right on AR-16/SR 16 Hwy for 9.8 mi. Turn
left on Upper Falling Water Road before the billboard that says
"Garrison's Quarter Horses "Camp entrance on the right~1.7 miles
(Look for Gate)
ALTERNATIVE DIRECTIONS from I-40 Get off at the Atkins Exit.
Go north to Hector. At Hector you are on Hwy-27.Keep north a
mile or so and you will cross a bridge (the Illinois Bayou).
Immediately look to the left for Old Hwy-27 Road. Turn left
on this road (OLD HWY-27)it will turn to a good gravel road.
It is about 11 miles north to Hwy 16.At Hwy-16 turn left (west)
and go a couple of miles. Turn right on (Upper Falling Water
Road) just past the billboard that says "Garrison's Quarter
Horses" Camp entrance on the right ~1.7 miles (Look for Gate)
EITHER SET OF DIRECTIONS WILL GET YOU TO FALLING WATER HORSE CAMP.
THE HECTOR DIRECTIONS ARE CLOSER BUT HAS A GRAVEL ROAD
Wilderness Area- Hopewell, AR hosts-Cindy & Lee Fonken
Head north on Highway 5 thru Rosebud and then up thru
Hopewell. Just past Hopewell take Yuba road to the right.
There is asphalt road for a while. Look for a tan metal
building on the right with a Teepee Engineering sign on it. A
little past that tan building you will come to a fork in the
road. Stay left at the fork and you will go past Big Wood
Ranch which will be on your left. You will go down a bit and have
curves before the asphalt turns into gravel. As you begin to
go up out of the valley you will turn right on T.J. Parker Road.
You will come to a small parking area which contains a big deal
oak tree about 1.2 miles – park there or, if that lot is full, go
just a little farther to the next cleared area with some seedling
pines where you can park .from Church/Sale Barn; Sexton Creek Road
is 2.4 miles on the right from there. Turn right on it and go 1.8
miles straight down it. to TJ Parker.
Mar.11-Saturday - Cowboy-Up Trails - Witts Springs - host-
Suzanne Hicks-501-350-8099, -From I-40 get off at
the Atkins exit. go north on Hwy.105 at Hector the hwy will
change to hwy.27n.Go 2.9 miles you will go over a bridge then turn
left before you go up the hill onto Nfm 1328/Old Hwy 27.Continue
to follow Old Hwy 27 for 12.5 miles. Keep left at the fork.
Continue straight onto Co Rd 1000/Victor Rd. Camp is on
right side off the road.
March 25-26-Weekend Ride - ATRA -Village Creek-870-238-9406-host
Hicks 501-350-8099.The park is located 13 miles north of Forrest
City, AR. Take exit 242 from Interstate 40.go north on Hwy
284 about 13 miles look for signs and make a right turn into the
park. The horse camp is at the back area of the park.
CREEK- Jerusalem, AR host-Walter Red-501-786-7145
West to Morrilton, AR take the 2nd exit Hwy 95 North
for about 10 miles At intersection of Hwy 124 turn LEFT. Go
about 9 miles at Jerusalem Hwy 124 will make a 90 degree turn to
left, BUT stay north (gravel road) on Conway County 32/Forest Road
1305 for 5.5 miles. Turn RIGHT (east) on Forest Rd.1309 for
.1 mile. Keep LEFT as it becomes Forest Rd.1331.Continue EAST for
about 1 mile and at the fork keep RIGHT. Go ACROSS the Dam.
The parking area will be on the LEFT Zing Trailhead-Take I-40
West to Morrilton, AR
take the 2nd exit Hwy 95 North for about 10 miles At
intersection of Hwy 124 turn LEFT. Go about 9 miles at
Jerusalem Hwy 124 will make a 90 degree turn to left, BUT stay
north (gravel road) on Conway County 32/Forest Road 1305 for 5.5
miles. Turn RIGHT (east) on Forest Rd.1309 for .1 mile. Keep
LEFT as it becomes Forest Rd.1331.Continue EAST for about 1 mile
and at the fork go LEFT. This road will take you along the
west side of Brock Creek Lake. atra/tb
-Saturday-Moccasin Gap Horse Camp-Dover, AR -host-Suzanne
Hicks-501-350-8099.From Russellville north on Hwy 7 go 14 miles
north of Dover, watch for horse cap sign, turn left, follow gravel
road .25 mile uphill to the trailhead/horse camp. Turn left
to go and park in day horse trailer parking area.
April 7,8,9-St. Jude Weekend Trailride - Linda
15-Saturday-Tax Day Trailride and HotDog Roast-Penneyville, Little
Rock, AR (Butch & Barbara Penney)501-944-4332 - From
Interstate 430 take Hwy 10 (Cantrell Road) West and go 6 miles. At
Chenal and Hwy 300 Junction (Wal-Mart), turn right on Hwy 300 and
go 7 miles to Roland. Stay on Hwy 300, and go 6.1 miles to Penney
Lane, turn left and go 2.2 miles to the house. After the
ride we will have a BONFIRE and COOK HOTDOGS WITH ALL THE FIXINGS.
April 21-23 -
Flying R Ranch - Missouri - Hags on Nags. This will be a
if anyone would like more information to go with us. Tina or
Trailride-Burns Park-1:00PM-host-Tina Taylor-501-764-8238.
Burns Park-North Little Rock, AR - from I-430 North to I-40 East
take the Burns Park Exit, turn right at the end of exit, go toward
the North Little Rock Animal Shelter, just before the Animal
Shelter take a right turn on Arlene Laman Drive, stay on Arlene
Laman Drive, follow thru until you come to the red covered bridge
on your left, approx. 4 to 6 miles until you come to bridge. If
you are coming from Little Rock on I-40 West, take the Burns Park
Exit, at the stop sign take a left and cross over bridge, going
toward the North Little Rock Animal Shelter, just before the
animal shelter, you will turn right on
Arlene Laman Dr., then continue with the above directions. You
will go past the red covered bridge.Go about .5 mile the horse
trailer parking area is now on the right.
May 20-21-BUFFALO RIVER AT WOOLUM - ST. JOE, AR-host Tina
Taylor, Sherry Resecker-501-350-6980. - take hwy 65 north from
Conway, take Greenbrier exit toward Marshall. Stay on hwy 65 to
St. Joe. Just past St. Joe Mercantile (on the right) you will see
hwy 374--turn left, there is also a park service sign to Woolum
there. Hwy 374 is paved road only a short way- 1 to 2 miles
then turns to gravel and becomes County Road 14. Hwy 14 goes all
the way to Woolum - it is slow but a fairly good road and well
traveled by horse trailers. At the end of the road-before you go
to the river area, turn left into a huge hay field. We will
camp along the right side as soon as you turn into the field.
rides are weather permitting – if you’re not sure, call the ride
April -7-8-Missouri Foxtrotter- Camp
April 28-30-Dunwell Trail Ride-Camp Robinson
May 28-29-Spotted Saddle Horse of Arkansas-Camp Robinson
May 26-Annual Memorial Day
TRAILBLAZERS RIDING CLUB
HARRISON ROUNDUP CLUB--
for more info on any of these rides: Larry Graddy
To get information on how to sponsor a
Tina Taylor - (501)
764-8238, (501) 339-8863 or
Everyone who host's a ride please remember to submit
your information about the ride a few days before the 9th of the
month immediately after the ride so the ride can get in the
Ride hosts also must get their rides to Tina at least a
few days prior to the 9th of the month preceding the ride. For
instance if you plan to host a ride the 17th of April you'd need
to get it on the calendar a few days prior to the 9th of March. A
ride the first week of a month may have to be posted on the
calendar even earlier due to the timing when the Roundup hits
mailboxes and stores.
Please be aware of the departure time for announced trail rides.
As a courtesy to others, always arrive early enough to be saddled
up and ready to go at the announced departure time. Note: You do
not have to be a member to ride with us, just come and have a good
time. Everyone please have a current negative Coggins with you.
Bring your lunch and drinks. Saturday rides begin at 10:00 am and
Sunday rides begin at 9:00 am unless otherwise noted. It's the
riders responsibility to check with the ride host in case of
inclement weather and for directions to the ride location.
Our yearly family memberships are $15.00 this includes having the
Roundup magazine delivered to your house every month, which is
worth the membership fee.