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1042 Event Center Drive Dripping Springs, TX 78620
Friday, May 3, 2019 - Saturday, May 4, 2019
|Fri - 05/03||OT||Red Arena Short Trail Challenge||$24.50 - $48
$48.00 Competitor (Age 23+)
|Sat - 05/04||TC||Red Arena Trail Challenge||$28 - $55
$55.00 Competitor (Age 23+)
Online registration closes Thursday, May 2, 7:00pm, CST | On-site registration: + $10 late fee
Dripping Springs Ranch Park is a 110 acre park nestled amidst rolling landscape, seasonal creeks and ponds with wide open spaces. The park is home to the city's premiere Event Center with over 166,000 square feet under cover. The park has a covered arena, outdoor arena, round pen, trail system, stalls, hook ups, wash rack, and bathrooms. The park is conveniently located 1.5 miles from downtown Dripping Springs near restaurants, lodging, and entertainment.
Portable pens and tying to the trailer are permitted at this park. There is paved parking and field parking available. Dogs are permitted and must be kept on a leash at all times.
For more information about Dripping Springs Ranch Park, you can visit their website.here:
There will be a 2-3 mile trail challenge late Friday afternoon and a 5 mile trail challenge Saturday morning. Come for one or both events!
These Trail Challenges will be just a part of the great fun that will be going on at the Dripping Springs Ranch Park on this day! RED ARENA, a Therapeutic Riding Center located in Dripping Springs, will be holding their annual Round Up, a fundraiser consisting of tons of festivities such as a 5k & 10k run, a free wine tasting, great TX BBQ, a HUGE silent auction from local Dripping Springs merchants and beyond (we have lots of great breweries, distilleries, wineries, boutiques & shops), lots of games for the entire family, and equine events for the kiddos from Red Arena! All proceeds from this event will go to Red Arena. For more information on Red Arena, please visit their website RedArena.org.
While the Red Arena Round Up festivities will use the covered arena, the course for the Friday & Saturday Trail Competitions will be on the park's Hill Country trail system.
The terrain is typical Hill Country, some soft dirt areas, some rock. Shoes/boots recommended if your equine is not used to the Hill Country.
While there will be no food available for purchase Friday evening, there will be free wine tasting and hors-d'oeuvres inside the covered arena. For lunch on Saturday, there will be plenty of TX BBQ, snow cones, and snacks for sale in the Arena's kitchen.
Ribbons and awards will be given to 1st-6th place Novice, Intermediate, and Advanced brackets, and the Youth Division.
RV site with a hook-up - $35/night, call Dripping Springs Ranch Park 512-894-2046 to reserve. DSRP will park you and collect your hook-up fees.
Stalls - indicate your reservation with your registration. They are free as long as you clean them out.
You won't want to miss the Red Arena Round Up festivities held inside the covered arena!
Friday night - FREE wine tasting & hors d'oeuvres, adult games such as a 'wine walk' (sorry, not cake), meet RED's horses, and a HUGE Silent Auction from local Dripping Springs merchants and beyond.
Saturday - festivities for the whole family including a 5k & 10k run, bouncy house, petting zoo, games, and did we mention the HUGE silent Auction?!
Here's a quick link to the Red Arena Round Up event - www.redarena.org/round-up.html
Dripping Springs Ranch Park
1042 Event Center Drive
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
Dripping Springs Ranch Park is located on Route 12, between HWY 290 and Hamilton Pool Rd, just across from Dripping Springs Elementary School at the light, 1.5 miles from downtown Dripping Springs.
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|FRIDAY - 3 mile Short Trail Challenge|
|3-4pm||Check In Available|
|4:30pm||First riders out on the course|
|Enjoy Round Up!||FREE Wine tasting & Hors d'oeuvres, Silent Auction, Meet the therapy horses & more in the covered arena (til 8pm)!|
|8pm||Judge Shout Outs followed by Awards in the covered arena!|
|SATURDAY - 5 mile Trail Challenge|
|8:00am||New arrival Check In|
|9:30am||First riders out on the course|
|Lunch||after your ride|
|Enjoy Round Up!||Family FUN, Silent Auction, Meet the therapy horses & more in the covered arena (til 2pm)!|
|2pm||Judge Shout Outs followed by Awards in the covered arena!|