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Readington Trail Association
There have been several reports of people using trails with dogs off leash. This is unsafe and strictly prohibited. If you encounter someone, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide date, time, location and details. If possible, a pic from your phone will be most helpful. We are working with the Open Space committee to create procedures to report instances to the authorities for follow up.
Carrie Croton has kindly volunteered to be our new trail coordinator. Pls email Carrie your trail clearing hours. Also, let her know if you need help clearing any trails, and she will get a team together. Carrie’s email is email@example.com
The parking lot on Summer Road to access the Pleasant Run Greenway and Lazy Brook Greenway has been expanded to accommodate a few horse trailers.
We have learned that the Cushetunk trail section in Clinton and parking lot by the train tracks on Old Mountain Rd are not open to equestrians. We are pursuing this with the County Parks Advisory Board. For the Readington trails in Cushetunk, you can park at Pickell park.
Plans are underway to expand the parking lot in the field next to tower field to accommodate horse trailers. More to come on that...
The "Knee Knocker" Trail on Pinebank Road across from the intersection with Roosevelt has a tree down. We are working to get that cleared.
The Round Mountain White Trail that goes up the mountain off CR 629 in Stanton(across from the Stanton General Store) is in rough shape. It has been closed to horses due to erosion.
Portions of Cole Rd Greenway East (Tower field) have been leased out to the Profeta Farm for organic hay production. Expect to see tilling, ploughing and seeding of the soil. As an alternative, trailers can park at the RTA Trailhead at the southern end of Cole Road. Pull in through the trailhead and park in the first field on your left. The gate is open.
Many thanks to our participants, sponsors, tireless volunteers and hosts (Round Valley Youth Center) for making the trail challenge a huge success! The weather was picture perfect and the horses and riders all did a great job completing the challenging obstacles in the course. Our new In-Hand division was very exciting with mustang babies doing an incredible job with the obstacles. The youngest was only 11 months old! Thanks again to everybody and we hope to see at our future events! Click Here for results. For photos, please visit us on Facebook
Unless noted, meetings are held upstairs in the large barn at Al and Karen's Crazy Horse Farm, 7 Lazy Brook Rd, Flemington, NJ 08822.
No business meeting in August. The Sept meeting will be held on Sept 14th at Crazy Horse Farm. Pizza 6:30 meeting at 7 pm. Pls rsvp to firstname.lastname@example.org for pizza.
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Readington Trail Association (RTA) is a qualified 501(c)3 organization with the goal of preserving the rural atmosphere of Readington through establishing and maintaining many miles of beautiful trails throughout theTownship. In addition to trail work, RTA works within the community to support essential/emergency services and educate members and others about equine health, safety and emergency procedures.
Our membership spans a diverse spectrum of equine disciplines and we welcome new members! Please click here to learn more....
RTA Members Only BBQ and River Ride Recap
We had spectacular weather, delicious food and lots of fun at the Summer River Ride and BBQ on August 20 at Deer Path Park! Many thanks to Deer Path Park for hosting as well as our ride leaders, caterer, volunteers and especially the Agresti's who work tirelessly to clear the trail in preparation for the ride.
RTA Officer Announcement
Congratulations to the new slate of officers that were voted in at the July meeting for the July 2017-June 2018 election year! President- Lisa Hall, Vice President- Lynnette Skowronek, Treasurer- Al Villani, Secretary- Kristy Cromwell. Best of luck!