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Readington Trail Association
Please save the proof of purchase labels from Triple Crown grains and forage (worth $.35 each) and Southern States/Legends/Reliance Hay Stretcher (worth $.25 each). Bring them to the meetings as Lisa is collecting them. You may also send to RTA, PO Box 32, Readington, NJ 08870. Also, Triple Crown would love to hear any success stories you may have about their products on their facebook page. They have been a great supporter of RTA in the past, providing us with prizes for our events. If you have something good to say- or just want to explain why you choose their feed- please share!
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....
June 14th RTA business meeting, 7 pm at Kariann's. Pls call for directions.
June 16th- Back by popular demand- RTA members only gymkhana and pot luck supper! Come at 4 pm to help set up. Food at 5 pm and games to follow! Always a fun, family-friendly night with horsey friends!! Pls bring a dish or dessert to share
Unless noted, meetings are held upstairs in the large barn at Al and Karen's Crazy Horse Farm, please call for directions.
The next business meeting will be held on June 14th at Crazy Horse Farm. 6:30 for food rsvp email@example.com. Meeting to start at 7 pm.
Many thanks to our fearless trail clearing crew who opened up the Stickney Trail on April 28: Al, Anne, Lisa, Carrie, Lynnette and Marilyn! We battled lots of giant downed trees, Olive trees and Multi-Flora Rose Bushes and despite a few battle wounds, we were victorious!
new! There is significant damage to most trails due to the recent storms. Please report downed trees and other issues to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be partnering with the county, township and hiking group to open trails back up. Look for upcoming RTA trail clearing sessions and please try to donate a few hours of your time.
new! The "haunted forest" on Cole Rd Greenway east has been cleared and is open.
new! The Lipton Trail and River Trail at Deer Path Park have been cleared and are now open.
new! The White Trail up Round Mountain from 629 has trees down but is passable. Also, the white trail up to the top of the mountain from Woodschurch road has downed trees but is passable. The section of the White Trail across from the Stanton General Store remains closed to horses due to previous damage and also downed trees.
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...
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 on Morningstar Road off Hillcrest. Also trailers can park in the first field at the trailhead at the southern end of Cole Rd. Pull in through the trailhead and park in the first field on your left. The gate is open.