Abilene, TX Trail Challenges

Posted on: September 15th, 2022 by Liesa Kennedy | in | No Comments

September 24, 2022 @ 7:00 am – September 25, 2022 @ 12:00 pm
Wyatt Ranch on Paluxy
1738 County Rd. 312
Glen Rose
TX 76043
See info below
Tom & Susie Walker

The ranch borders the east side of the town of Glen Rose and extends to the east to the confluence of the Paluxy and Brazos Rivers. The Paluxy runs through the middle of the ranch with fertile fields on the north and mesquite and oak covered hills and meandering trails on the South with overlooks of the surrounding countryside.

Registration opens on the first of the month 90 days prior to the ride, 1 June, at 6:00 AM.

Ride Managers: Tom and Susie Walker: twalkertexas@gmail.com, 817-301-5318

Make payments to: Tom Walker, 1175 Reese Ln., Azle, TX 76020 or

Paypal: twalkertexas@gmail.com

Head Judge: Kate Love

Ride Secretary: Kit Shadrock Kit.LaRee.TTCC@gmail.com

Meals: There will be a potluck dinner Saturday with the host providing the meat, water and tea. Please bring your own plates and utensils.

There will be hot dogs and fixings Friday evening.

Ranch Fees:   $15 for one day; $25 for two days

There are 6 pipe fence pens 20 by 20 or bigger. They are adjacent to each other. $15 per night.

There are 3 large paddocks in the woods to the west, each approximately 60 by 60. Two have new 12 x 12 stalls. $20 per night.

Contact Tom for reservations

There are no hook ups. Water is available for the horses.  Parking will be divided by generator and non-generator areas.

Ride Fees:                   One Day              Two Days
Adult                $67                         $107
Junior              $47                            $72
Buddy              $42                             $52

Mail your check payable to: Tom Walker, 1175 Reese Ln, Azle, 76020 or paypal: twalkertexas@gmail.com

Additional Fees: If not a member of TTCC you must purchase a daily membership at $5 or a full membership for $20, payable to TTCC in a separate check.

General Information and Requirements: Shoes or boots are highly recommended.

Everyone must show proof of negative Coggins test.  Dispose of manure as instructed.


Each person registering for a ride must have a separate login and password. You cannot register your relative on your login, you must create a separate login with a separate email address and register them separately. The comment section cannot be used for registering another individual. This is necessary to maintain an accurate count of riders registered for a ride.

  • maximum number of riders is 55. In the case of a full ride, you can be added to the waitlist by contacting the ride manager.
  • Your payment 30 days prior to the date of the ride will confirm your reservation. If your payment has not been received 30 days prior to the ride, your slot will be opened for another rider and your name will be added to the wait list. Other payment arrangements can be made by contacting the Ride Manager directly.

Cancellation policy: 2.5 — Ride-Fee Cancellation Policy

If you cancel:

7+ days prior to ride– full refund

6-3 days prior to ride– 50%

Less than 3 days– no refund

If Management cancels the ride you will receive a full refund unless you have canceled prior. If you have to cancel, scroll down and click: “cancel my reservation”. Make certain you contact the ranch host to cancel any reservations you made directly with them for lodging arrangements.

Saturday morning arrivals registration at 7:30 am. First ride out at 8:30 am