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ATRA Pleasure Rides

Saturday rides begin at 10 a.m. and Sunday rides begin at 9 a.m. unless otherwise noted. We require that participants present proof of Negative Coggins in accordance with Arkansas State Law.
It is the rider's responsibility to check with the ride host in case of inclement weather and for the directions to the ride location.
(Rides vary in length and difficulty of terrain. If you have any questions, contact the ride host.)
       Note: You do not have to be a member to ride with us. 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. The host should provide ride information to the reporter for the Roundup. To schedule or change a ride contact Tina Taylor at 501-470-3164, 501-339-8863. 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.

  • Any horse that might kick should be identified by a red ribbon in their tail.
  • Stallions must be ridden by adults, identified by yellow ribbon front and back and be well in hand. When tie conditions exist, all stallions must be double tied at all times. The primary rope is tied in the normal manner, but the second rope must be secured around the stallion's neck, run through the halter ring and tied in the normal manner. If the rope around the neck is secured with a knot, it must be a bowline. The primary and secondary rope will not be tied to the same tie spot.
  • New rides are always welcome.
  • More information and directions can be found in the Horsemen's Roundup, or the ATRA Yahoo Group website.


ATRA 2016 Calendar of Events (last updated on 04/29/2016)


April 16-10:00am-Hot Springs-host-Tina Taylor 501-764-8238-WE WILL TIE UP
AND EAT LUNCH IN DOWNTOWN HOT SPRINGS AT ONE OF THE RESTAURANTS. Going into Hot Springs Hwy 70 take the Gulfa Gorge exit which will be exit #2.At the stoplight go straight thru past there will be a Pink Warehouse on the
right side.  This is where you can park.  Park so others can also park here.  It will be right before you get to Red Roof Inn.  The address is -1275 E. Grand Avenue.

April 23 - 9:00am - Penneyville, Little Rock, AR Butch & Barbara Penney 501-944-4332 We will be riding Saturday April 23 at 9:00am from Butch and Barbara Penney's house.  Here are the directions if you want to come ride.  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


April 30- *CANCELLED* 10:00am-Buffalo River at Hwy. 65 Bridge-We will ride to Baker Ford so BRING a lunch. host Sherry Resecker-501-350-6980.From the south cross the bridge that goes over the Buffalo river on hwy 65 about 1/4 mile past will be dirt road on right.  Turn and parking will be along road.

May 7-8-Cowboy Up - Weekend-host-Suzanne Hicks-501-350-8099--call
870-830-6144-for reservations. 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.

May 13, 14, 15-Robbers Cave State Park, Oklahoma host Butch Penney
501-944-4332 weekend ride to Robbers Cave State Park in Oklahoma is being
planned.  This is a beautiful park in the scenic Sans Bois Mountains of SE Oklahoma with a large equestrian campground and beautiful trails  this is where Jesse James and Belle Starr holed up. Robbers Cave is 3 ˝ hours from Little Rock so it will not be a hard drive.  To make reservations call 918-465-2562.Give Butch a call so that we can coordinate and have our campsites close together. We can also caravan up there and back.


June 4-5- -Falling Water Horse Camp -weekend Pelsor, AR 870-294-5050
www.fallingwaterhorsecamp.com. host-Sherry Resecker 501-350-6980.  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

 


 

(All rides are weather permitting – if you’re not sure, call the ride sponsor)
 

OTHER RIDES

Clarksville, AR Linda Owen-479-647-9748.Other Dates this year Our dates for the 2015 year will be March 21, April 25, May 30, June 27, July 25, Sept. 26, Oct. 24, and Nov.7.

Horsehead Trailblazers Arena Challenge-10:00am Foothills Arena
Clarksville, AR Linda Owen-479-647-9748.Other Dates this year
Our dates for the 2015 year will be March 21, April 25, May 30, June 27,
July 25, Sept. 26, Oct. 24, and Nov.7.

TRAILBLAZERS RIDING CLUB

2016 Rides



HARRISON ROUNDUP CLUB-- http://www.harrisonroundupclub.com/
for more info on any of these rides: Larry Graddy 870-743-3123,Jerry Clark
870-741-9622

Sept 12 9:30 am Pruitt Down River
Oct 17 & 18 9:30 am Erbie
Nov 7 9:30 am Woolum
Dec 5 9:30 am Center Point

Horsehead Trailblazers Arena Challenge-10:00am Foothills Arena
Clarksville, AR Linda Owen-479-647-9748. Other Dates this year
Our dates for the 2015 year will be, Sept.26, Oct.24, and Nov.7.


To get information on how to sponsor a ride contact:
Tina Taylor - (501)
764-8238, (501) 339-8863 or
ridehost@arkansastrailridersassoc.com

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 Roundup.

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.
 

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