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Six RS Ranch Trail Ride

  • 25 Sep 2020
  • 2:00 PM
  • 27 Sep 2020
  • 2:00 PM
  • 20081 FM 831

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Six RS Ranch Trail Ride

20081 FM 831

Oakwood, Texas

September 25-27, 2020

 

To comply with Covid-19 recommendations, we ask all attendees respect social distancing guidelines of 6 feet, frequently wash hands, and wear a mask when indoors or when distancing outdoors of 6 feet is not possible. Exception to masking at meals, 6 foot social distancing should be maintained. 

Join us at the lovely 6RS Ranch for several days of riding the open trails and thick forests this ranch has to offer.  We will be Dorris Ann's guests guiding all rides. Riding on your own outside of the camp area is not allowed. This is a working ranch, with cattle, and other wildlife, we ask riders to follow these simple ride rules.

Arrive no earlier than 1:00PM Friday.  Check in will begin at 4:00, PM. Current Coggins required. Sunday gates close at 2:00PM from all residences and camp area.   

TETRA member $25/person,$30/non-member day or weekend ride. 

  • Friday: there will be a short ride on Friday evening for early arrivals. 
  • 7:30PM Campfire Chili Dogs provided by the ranch. By the campfire next to the horse pens. Bring your own drinks and chairs.
  • Saturday: Ride out at 9:00.  Break on the trail with snack and drinks, provided. 
  • 12:00: Return to campground for lunch on your own. 
  • 3:00PM return to camp about 5:30. 
  • 7:00PM Saturday night:Hamburgers with all the fixings.  Bring your own drinks, chips and dessert to share. Up at the big brick house! 
  • 9:00AM Sunday Ride return to camp at 11am.  
  • Depart no later than 2:00PM.  

We ask you to leave the pasture as pristine as you found it.  

Saturday evening meal is served at the carport at the Painted Horse Inn (the house near the gate).  For other meals, there are restaurants in Buffalo which is about 15 minutes down the road.   

Primitive camping only, no hookups Friday and Saturday night.  Horse water in camp and creek water on the trails.  No public restrooms. A designated generator area will be available to the right of the ranch road. We ask all campers who plan to run ga. 

The Painted Horse Inn is available to rent for $250/night.  It has four bedrooms and three bathrooms, with a full kitchen and living area.  There are 4 queen beds and 3 double beds. There are twelve covered stalls with runs available for $25 each/weekend.  Call Doris Ann at 903-545-2587.

Ride surface is mainly red sand, with rocky creek crossings.  

TETRA rules /trail etiquette must be observed on all TETRA sponsored trail rides. Horses prone to kick must have a red ribbon attached to their tail. Dogs must stay on a leash at all times. No dogs on the trail.  Generators should be turned off by 10PM.  Please be ready by  the set "ride out" time. Make this trail ride enjoyable and safe for everyone by adhering to trail ride rules.

DIRECTIONS: In Buffalo, Texas, turn south on Hwy 75 from the intersection of Hwys 79 and 75.  Go 4 miles to FM 831 and turn east. You will go 10 miles - through the town of Flo and across Serasco Creek - to a brick gate.  Take the ranch road to the camp area. Signs will be posted.

We have changed rider check in.  Preregistration on-line is preferred at tetratrails.org.  Pay online with Paypal, or checks by mail.  For onsite registration, cash is strongly discouraged, checks preferred.

For more information about the ride, call or text Geri Bischoff at 512-658-0937. 


 

Texas Equestrian Trail Riders Association, Inc.

P.O.Box 200314 

Austin, Texas 78720 

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