TETRA - Trail Riding for Everyone

Region 5 Mineola Nature Preserve

  • 25 Oct 2013
  • 27 Oct 2013
  • Mineola Nature Preserve

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  • October 25-27, 2013

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Region 5 Trail Ride and  Equine & K-9 Costume Contest and Hay Ride at
Mineola Nature Preserve
October 25-27, 2013

 Come join us as we celebrate Fall at the Mineola Nature Preserve. Saturday and Sunday’s ride out time will be 9:30. We will have a slow, medium speed and a fast group of riders for Saturday’s ride. 

Saturday around 4:00 pm, we will have an Equine & K-9 Costume Contest. We will have a non-partial judge pick the winner, and they will receive a prize.

No meals will be provided at this ride, however we will have a cook out both nights. If you wish to participate, bring something to cook on the grill, and a dish to share for Friday night. Saturday night will be steak night, please bring a steak to cook on the grill, and a dish to share. 

Saturday supper is at 6:00. 

On Saturday around 8:00 pm. we are have a Hay Ride through the Preserve in search of Big Foot. 

Raffles:  Tickets are $5.00 each.

$50.00 Wal-Mart Gas Card

One Six Month Riding Pass for the Mineola Nature Preserve (valued at $50.00) 

The winner will be announced after Saturday’s supper.

We will have a donation boxand all donations would be appreciated. TETRA is a recognized 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are deductible as allowed by law.

The Riding Fee is $5.00 per day per horse. RV sites $20.00 per night (RV site has electric, water, and sewer).  Pens are $5.00 per night per pen, payable to the City of Mineola . There are 14 sites available. There is no charge for primitive camping. The Equestrian Pavilion has restrooms with showers and a horse wash station.

To reserve a RV site, please contact Joe or Phyllis Petronella at 903-316-0250 or email them at avalonfarm@peoplescom.net

Friday’s Check in will be after 3:00 pm, and Saturday’s Morning Check in starts at 7:30 am. 

You will need to bring your horse(s) current negative coggins.

Directions:   Look for the TETRA signs!

From I-20, in Lindale, Texas, turn North on U.S. 69, about 14 miles, cross the Sabine River and then continue approximately 1.5 miles, turn right (east) on Loop 564: For the Equestrian Trail Head: About one fourth mile, turn right on first road right before County Road 2724. Turn in at the street for the water treatment plant. The sign at the top of the hill notes horse trailer parking.

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U.S.69 from Greenville/Alba

Texasand from U.S.Hwy37: Continue through Mineola; proceed south until sign for Loop564 is observed.  Go underneath the overpass to Loop564. About one fourth mile, turn right on first road before

CountyRoad 2724.  Turn in at the street for the water treatment plant.  The signs at the top of the hill notes horse trailer parking.

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U.S.Hwy80, traveling west from Hawkins, Texas : Go under the overpass for Loop564, immediately turn right (north), and follows signs to Loop 564.  Continue right (south) on Loop564.  It is the first street past County Road County Road 2724.  Turn left at the street for the water treatment plant.  Parking area for horse trailers is at the top of the hill.

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U.S.Hwy80, traveling east from Grand Saline, Texas: Continue through Mineolato the intersection of U.S. Hwy 69.  Turn right (south) on U.S. 69.  Proceed south until sign for Loop564 is observed.  Go underneath the overpass to Loop564.  About one fourth mile, turn right on first road before CountyRoad 2724.  Turn in at the street for the water treatment plant.  The signs at the top of the hill note horse trailer parking.

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