Cold River Equine Trail Challenge & Obstacle Course May 31 – June 1, 2014 – Cresson, TX

Cresson, TX - There will be Great Prizes and Ribbons for 1st - 6th for each ride.   Adding to the excitement is the BUCKLE award ceremony on Sunday for the Texas Private Ranches Tournament.  

Fun, fun, fun!!  Pot luck dinner Friday night - ride management will provide spiral sliced ham.

Saturday: Ride this fabulous 4,000 acre working cattle ranch and wildlife preserve.  Trails are mostly dirt with occasional rocky spots.  Rolling terrain with a few steep hills.  Gorgeous lakes and stock ponds throughout. 

Sunday:  Enjoy our 4 acre obstacle course with up to 18 challenges (entries will dictate number of obstacles used for time purposes).  This is the same course that is used for our Desensitization Clinics held here at Cold River.  Obstacle examples are:  bridges, teeter-totter, cowboy curtain, water box, tunnel, 4-foot ball, flags, cavaletti's, tricky trail, drags, pinwheel and more!  Click here to visit our website for pictures and information.

Water trough at camp for horses plus hoses for filling rigs. Camping can accommodate 10 electric hook-ups, generators allowed, quiet primitive separated.   Electric is $15 per night and all electric sites (except one) must accompany a stall as rigs will be parked in landscaped area around barns. Stalls are $20 per night.  Please email Melissa to reserve your electric at

We have our AquaTred underwater treadmill available to all riders at half-price($13) Fri, Sat and Sun. The AquaTred underwater treadmill and whirlpool is state-of-the-art equipment that strengthens ligaments, tendons, muscles and bones without damaging concussive forces. The treadmill increases lung capacity, stamina, endurance and cardiovascular health. You can AquaTred as many horses as you like – just not the horse you ride.  Sign up for a swim time when you arrive and register.