July 10- Members only group ride on Cole Road Greenway east and west. Please arrive in time to ride out at 11 am and park in the grant field at the southern end of Cole Rd. To resereve your spot call or text Kariann at 908.812.3995
Our next meeting will be held on June 9, 2022 at Al and Karens's Crazy Horse Farm. The meeting room is on the second floor of the big barn.
Pizza at 6:30 Meeting to start at 7 pm. Hope to see you then!
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 the Township. 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....
We are happy to announce that RTA has some great events planned in the coming months! Mark your calendars for some fun horse related events that you wont want to miss!!
June 9th Business meeting at Crazy Horse Farm…6:30 pizza, 7 pm meeting. Pls RSVP to Al for pizza 908.313.9063
June 11th-The infamous Gymkhana and pot luck supper has returned!!! It will be held Saturday, June 11 starting at 4 pm at Al and Karens Crazy Horse Farm. This has traditionally been a really fun event for horses, riders and spectators alike! We warmly welcome members of all ages and all skill levels. Come to have fun, compete or just school your horse with something new....Please bring an appy, dish or dessert to share and whatever you would like to drink. The gymkhana is free, we usually run about 6-8 classes such as cloverleaf barrels, barrel dash, pole bending, command class, egg and spoon etc. We also welcome members as spectators to watch and help out if possible with class setups in the ring.
Hope to see you there!
July 9- Movie Night at CHF 7 pm…flick TBA
July 10- Members only group ride on Cole Road Greenway east and west. See post below for details
RTA has gone green! Our membership is now on-line to save paper and make it easier for you to renew! Simply fill out the form, hit submit, then select the appropriate PayPal BUY NOW button to pay your dues. You DO NOT need a PayPal account, you can now just pay through Paypal with a credit card for FREE! Please take a moment now to renew for 2022.
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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 or mail 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!
Please visit our Trail Maps page that provides updated trailer parking info, trail maps, trail connections and descriptives. Click Here>>
Check out the new Readington Township Trail Map with clickable links to parks and trail sections! Click the number that corresponds to the trail network you are interested in and it will take you to the Readington Township website with detailed descriptions of the trail. Click Here>>
Other maps to the various trail sections have been updated! Check it out>>
Saturday June 11th- Bucks County Horse Park Scavenger Hunt and Trail Challenge. The scavenger hunt entails a 4-5 mile ride with questions to answer along the way Flyer>> The Trail Challenge is an untimed, non judged event with 20+ obstacles on the airstrip of the park. Flyer>> Special pricing if you participate in both events.
Sunday June 12th- Essex Hunter, teams of 2-3 riders to ride out between 9 am-2 pm. Cedar Lane Farm, 87 Homestead Rd, Oldwick, More info>>
June 26th- Colts Neck Trail Riders Club Pace, 9-12:30 Huber Woods, Middletown, NJ More>>
Please report downed trees and other issues to the appropriate Trail Boss
or firstname.lastname@example.org. We are partnering with the county, township and hiking group to maintain trails. Look for upcoming RTA trail clearing sessions and please try to donate a few hours of your time.
Sections of the River Trail by Deer Path Park are muddy and churned up. The Hikers have created some go-arounds for foot traffic and have asked that we keep horses on the main trail only. Thanks.
The White Trail up Round Mountain from 629 has trees down but is passable. The washout from persistent storms has made that section of trail treacherous for riding, unfortunately. 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.
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.
The parking lot in the field next to tower field has been expanded to accommodate 1-2 horse trailers. Gravel still needs to be laid down on the expanded area.