Texas Equestrian Trail
 Riders Association

TETRA - Trail Riding for Everyone

What is TETRA?

Texas Equestrian Trail Riders Association (TETRA) is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization formed in 1997 to identify, develop and improve Texas equestrian facilities.  

 TETRA begins 1997

  • To promote all phases of trail riding as a family activity;
  • To establish equine trails in Texas,
  • To improve and maintain those trails,
  • To educate the public as the care and conditioning of the horse for trail ac¬≠tivities, environmental responsibilities, 
  • Trail eti¬≠quette and safety;
  • To preserve the love of equine in Texas.


TETRA Mission Statement

  •  Identify and improve equestrian facilities in Texas parks, promoting expansion into new areas.
  • Continue to improve and extend existing equestrian trails, and open new trails on public lands.
  • Provide documentation of existing equestrian trails in Texas.
  • Promote and develop equestrian-use arrangements with private enterprises.
  • Create a communication network to develop equestrian public awareness.
  • Establish relationships with local, state, and federal trail management groups.
  • Continue to educate public agencies and private landowners about the economic and environmental impact of equestrian activities

  Partnered with:

  • Texas A&M,
  • Texas Agriculture Extension Agency
  • Texas Department of Parks & Wildlife,
  • Texas Farm Bureau,
  • Corps of Engineers 
  • Texas Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association
  •  and many others.




Texas Equestrian Trail Riders Association, Inc.

P.O.Box 200314 

Austin, Texas 78720 

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