ATRA 2019 Calendar
of Events (last updated on 05/05/2019)
Saturday Feb. 2 -Brock Creek
-Host Walter Red 501-786-7145-Brock Creek-Take I-40 West to
Morrilton, AR. Take the 2nd exit Hwy.95 North for about 10
miles. At intersection of Hwy 124 turn LEFT. Go
about 9 miles at Jerusalem Hwy 124 will make a 90 degree turn to
left, but stay Straight (gravel road north) on Conway County
32/Forest Road 1305 for 5.5 miles. Turn RIGHT (east) on Forest
Rd.1309 for.1 mile. Keep LEFT as it becomes Forest
Rd.1331.Continue EAST for about 1 mile at the fork stay
STRAIGHT. You will travel across the South end of Brock
Creek Lake over the Dam. The parking is at the end of the dam.
Saturday Feb. 9- Romance, AR -
BRUNCH & RIDE - Ron Staten's house-298 Friendship Rd.
Beebe, AR Host- Ron & Cynthia Staten 5012590382 or 5017964133
(we decided to make this more of a brunch thing. so come hungry
and we will eat , then try to ride out before noon.). I figure
we show up at 10ish, park at top of hill in pasture , (saddle
horses before or after at your desire). walk down to house for a
bite. Ride out after eating. Directions : from Beebe. Hwy 31 N
toward Antioch approximately 9 miles then right on Donald Choate
Rd. (right by the 31 cafe ) then right onto Friendship Rd.
Come all the way to end from HWY 5. From Hwy. 31 S toward Beebe. Come
thru Floyd about 1/2 mile. Turn left on Donald Choate Rd (by 31
cafe), continue on Choate Rd for approximately 1 mile. Then
right onto Friendship Rd., come to very end.
Feb. 16-Moccasin Gap-Dover, AR
Gap Horse Camp-Dover, AR. From Russellville go North on Hwy 7. 14
miles past Dover, watch for Moccasin Gap sign on Left. Turn and
follow gravel road .25 mile to top of hill which is
trailhead/horse camp. 1.5 miles south of camp area is Mack's
Pines they have a convenience store and a cafe. Camp has electric
,water for horses ,picket poles, vault toilets. (Bayou Ranger
District, Hector, AR 72843 -501-284-3150
Mar. 2-Bear Creek-Jessieville, AR
- Host-Walter Red
-501-786-7145Bear Creek-Jessieville, AR - take I-30 West to Hwy
70 West to Junction Hwy 128 and turn Right, go 8 miles to Hwy.5
and turn left going west, go 4 mile to Hwy 7,that goes North, go
18 miles you will go thru Hot Springs Village, then you will go
thru Jessieville, go 6 miles north of Jessieville and turn Left on
Forest Rd. 11,there are signs once you turn on Forest
Rd.11(gravel road) to Bear Creek Horse Trails
Mar. 9- Hwy 65 Bridge-Gilbert, AR
- Host Sherry
River at Hwy 65 Bridge-Gilbert, AR- From the south going north
on Hwy 65 cross the bridge that goes over the Buffalo River go
about 1/4 mile past turn on the dirt road on right. Parking will
be along this road.
Mar. 16-17 - Falling Water Horse Camp- Host- Butch Penney
www.fallingwaterhorsecamp.com Reservations -870-294-5051.
Address-1616A Upper Falling Water Rd. Ben Hur, AR 72856.From
Russellville-go north on Hwy 7 for 37.9 miles to Pelsor/Sand Gap
turn right on Hwy 16/SR16 Hwy for 9.8 miles. Turn left on Upper
Falling Water Road. before the billboard that says ”Garrison’s
Quarter Horses”. Go 1.7 miles miles camp entrance on Right (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, after a few miles it will turn to gravel. About
12 miles to Hwy 16.At Hwy 16 turn left (west) and go couple
miles. Turn Right on Upper Falling Water Road just past the
“Garrison’s Quarter Horses “ sign. Camp on right 1.7 miles. Look
for Gate. EITHER SET OF DIRECTIONS WILL GET YOU TO FALLING WATER
HORSE CAMP. THE HECTOR DIRECTIONS ARE SHORTER BUT WITH MORE
Mar 23-24-Cowboy Up Horse Camp - Witts Springs, AR-Host-Johnny &
Joyce Taylor 501- 681-8580-Cowboy Up Horse Camp-Witts Springs, AR
For reservations-870-830-6144.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 (Illinois Bayou), 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 Victor Rd./Co Rd.1000 camp is on
right side off the road. Camp has electric/water, Bathrooms and
hot showers. Stalls and picket lines. Campsite includes1stall. Beautiful well marked trails
May 4-5-Village Creek State Park-Wynne, AR
- Hosts-Bob & Linda Steinhauser 501-831-4782-Village Creek State Park-Wynn, AR - Reservations-870-238-9406.The
park is located about 13 miles North of Forrest City, AR. Take
exit 242 from Interstate 40.Go north on Hwy. 284 about 13 miles
look for signs and make a Right into the park. The horse camp is
at the back area of the park. Nice trails (no rocks) ,shady, nice
stalls, electric & water, showers and bathrooms. Camp will be
closed if there is a lot of rain. So call and check
May 11-12-Caney Mountain
for reservations call Brenda - 870-688-1047.Host
-Jr.Hooten-501-206-5406.We will not be riding the edge of the
bluffs this weekend, So it will be safe for all riders.
Caney Mountain Horse Camp - Big Flat
Reservations 870-688-8686.Directions from Marshall, AR (30
miles,1 Hr). Turn off Hwy 65 onto Hwy 27 East. Continue on Hwy 27
north to Harriet. Turn onto Hwy 14 East. Remain on Hwy 14 East
pass thru the town of Big Flat, AR. Turn Left on Hwy 341
North. Drive 2.3 miles and turn Left on Rand Road(1118,CR 146,CR
1283).Drive 6.3 miles to the end of the road (intersection of
Rand Rd. and Spring Creek Rd.). Turn Right drive 1 mile. Camp
entrance is on Left.Sign “Welcome to Caney Mountain Horse Camp”.
May 18 - Annual
Scottland Trail Ride -
May 24-27 -
Memorial Day Trail Ride
Friday/Saturday/Sunday Jun 7-9-Woolum-St.Joe, AR - 3 day
Trail Ride-Host- Jr. Hooten-since it will probably be getting
hot the rides will start at 9:00am--3 Day ride-Buffalo
River at Woolum-St. Joe, AR - Take Hwy 65 North from Conway, AR.
Stay on Hwy 65 to St. Joe just before gas station turn left on
Hwy 374(there is also a park service sign to Woolum there).
Hwy 374 is a paved road only q short way.1-2 miles then turns to
gravel and becomes County Road 14.County road 14 goes all the
way to Woolum - it is slow but a fairly good road and well
traveled by horse trailers. At the end of the road- before you
go to the river area, turn left into huge hay field. you can
camp around the edge of the field. Primitive camping,
several vault toilets, some picket line post
Sep 20-22 Woolum
- St.Joe, AR -3 day Trail Ride-Host- Jr. Hooten—501-206-5406.-
Buffalo River at Woolum-St. Joe, AR - Take Hwy 65 North from
Conway, AR. Stay on Hwy 65 to St. Joe just before gas
station turn left on Hwy 374 (there is also a park service sign
to Woolum there). Hwy 374 is a paved road only q short
way.1-2 miles then turns to gravel and becomes County Road
14.County road 14 goes all the way to Woolum - it is slow but a
fairly good road and well traveled by horse trailers. At
the end of the road- before you go to the river area, turn left
into huge hay field. you can camp around the edge of the field.
Primitive camping, several vault toilets, some picket line post
Sunday Oct 23-27-
- 5 Day Trail Ride-
for reservations call Brenda-870-688-1047.Host
-Jr.Hooten501-206- 5406.The first 3 Days they will be riding
along the edge of the Bluffs. Sat. and Sun will not have
Bluff edge riding unless the riders want to. -Caney
Mountain Horse Camp-Big Flat
Reservations 870-688-8686.Directions from Marshall, AR (30
miles,1 Hr). Turn off Hwy 65 onto Hwy 27 East. Continue on
Hwy 27 north to Harriet. Turn onto Hwy 14 East.
Remain on Hwy 14 East pass thru the town of Big Flat, AR.
Turn Left on Hwy 341 North. Drive 2.3 miles and turn Left
on Rand Road(1118,CR 146,CR 1283).Drive 6.3 miles to the end of
the road(intersection of Rand Rd. and Spring Creek Rd.).
Turn Right drive 1 mile. Camp entrance is on Left.
Sign “Welcome to Caney Mountain Horse Camp.
Nov 1-3, Village Creek State Park - Wynne, AR
rides are weather permitting – if you’re not sure, call the ride
TRAILBLAZERS RIDING CLUB
HARRISON ROUNDUP CLUB--
for more info on any of these rides: Larry Graddy
To get information on how to sponsor a
Tina Taylor - (501)
764-8238, (501) 339-8863 or
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
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.