~~ Spring Trail Pace ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Thanks for your interest in our annual Trail Pace! Click Here for printable Flyer
This year's pace will be held on Sunday May 5, 2013.
Click here for directions.
Teams of 2 or 3 riders ride a 7-8 mile course through varied terrain, along grassy hedgerows and wooded trails. Teams are sent out three minutes apart over a well-marked course. At least one mandatory water crossing. Overtaking teams have the right of way.
There are several optional jumps, including some new jumps this year! Open to all- riders of all disciplines are encouraged to participate! All riders must wear an approved ASTM/SEI safety helmet with a permanently attached chin strap and suitable footwear. Negative coggins required for all horses and ponies. Casual dress is fine. Bring water for your horses.
There is no pre-registration and event is held rain or shine. Please check out home page in case of severe weather.
Bring a tailgate picnic and enjoy the day! Ribbons and prizes will be awarded to our winning teams. Ribbons and prizes to be awarded 15 mins after final team returns.
Ribbons to be mailed to winning teams not present. Prizes must be picked up by winners not present.
Open- Open to all
Junior- At least one member under 18
Fossils- combined age of 100+/150+
The top six teams in each division that come closest to the ideal ride time will be awarded ribbons. Prizes will be awarded to the winning teams in each division.
$35 for RTA members
$40 for non RTA Members
Negative Coggins required
Approved safety helmets required
Teams will leave in 3 minute intervals. First ride goes off at 9:00 am and last team out by 12:00.
Please Note- Ride will be held rain or shine. In case of severe weather (i.e. thunderstorms etc.) please check this website for updated information.
~~ New! Summer Trail Challenge ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Date: June 2, 2013
Location: Round Valley Youth Center, Entrance off Route 629, Lebanon Twp, NJ
Contact: Lisa Hall 908-797-9750
Join us for a a trail challenge course at the beautiful Round Valley Youth Center! Test your skills and those of your horse over a course with a variety of fun and challenging obstacles! Ribbons and prizes to 6th place. Stay tuned for additional details!
~~ Fall Halloween Poker Ride and Costume Contest ~~~
This year's ride will be held on Sunday October 27, 2013 at Cole Road.
Time: ride out 9 am-12 noon
Location: Cole Rd Click Here for Directions
Divisions: Halloween Costume and Open
Contact: Lisa Hall 908-797-9750
Please join us for a 7-8 mile ride on the Readington Trails. The course will be clearly marked but not timed so you may ride at your own pace. Along the way you will pick up 5 cards. Best hand in each division wins a prize! Poker hands will be scored individually, but plan to ride in teams of 2 or 3.
Don't forget to get dressed up for our Costume Contest! Addidtional games and challenges are planned so be ready for a fun day packed with adventure and prizes! No need to know how to play poker, rankings will be provided.
Stay tuned for additional information!
For GPSers or Mapquest-ers you can use : 100 Cole Rd, Flemington, NJ 08822
Rt. 22 Westbound (from Somerville): Turn left on Rt. 523 South at the King's Shopping Center, Whitehouse Station. Left onto Pleasant Run Rd (Rt. 629). Go 2.2 miles, left onto Cole Road and follow signs.
Rt. 22 Eastbound (from Clinton): Right onto Rt. 523 South. Left onto Pleasant Run Rd. (Rt. 629). Go 2.2 miles, turn left onto Cole Road and follow signs.
Rt. 202 Southbound (from Somerville): After you see Pleasant Run Family Physician's office on your right, turn right onto Pleasant Run Rd. (Rt. 629). The turn is marked with a small green sign for Stanton and is across from the Shell Station. Go about 2.4 miles, turn right onto Cole Road and follow signs.
Route 31 Northbound (from Flemington): After Hunterdon Central High School take the second right onto Route 523 North. At the T turn left to stay on 523 North. At the T turn right to stay on 523 North. After the Buffalo Farm on your left, look for signs and take a right onto Route 629 (Pleasant Run Road). Go 2.2 miles and turn left onto Cole Road and follow signs.
Route 31 Southbound (from Clinton): After you see signs for Stanton Station Rd, take the right exit jughandle for route 618. Cross over 31. At the T turn right onto 629. At the stop sign (intersection of 523) go straight to stay on 629 (Pleasant Run Rd). Go 2.2 miles and turn left onto Cole Rd and follow signs.
Rt. 202 Northbound (from Flemington): Go past the Shell station and take the jug handle at the next light to get onto Rt. 202 South. After you see Pleasant Run Family Physician's office on your right, turn right onto Pleasant Run Rd. (Rt. 629). The turn is marked with a small green sign for Stanton and is across from the Shell Station. Go about 2.4 miles, turn right onto Cole Road and follow signs.